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BAYBAYAN: PHILIPPINE EPIC MYTH PART THREE

Balladeer’s Blog continues its examination of this epic myth of the Bukidnon people of the Philippines.

PART THREE

With Alisngaran’s wedding to his beloved postponed by the rising of the dual suns and the arrival of the mountain- sized boar called the Makadingding, that most valued disciple of the demigod Baybayan was filled with sorrow. 587 more words

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BAYBAYAN: PHILIPPINE EPIC MYTH PART TWO

Balladeer’s Blog continues its examination of this epic myth of the Bukidnon people of the Philippines.¬†

PART TWO

The demigod Baybayan had warned his 13 favorite disciples that a time of various trials was coming. 434 more words

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BAYBAYAN: PHILIPPINE EPIC MYTH

In the past Balladeer’s Blog has examined neglected epic myths from around the world. From Vietnam I dealt with A War Between Gods, from the Navajo pantheon I explored the saga of the war god Nayanazgeni battling the dark gods called the Anaye and I even examined the Dinka people’s epic about Aiwel Longar. 802 more words

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The Black Book Chronicles: Runaway Mermaid

by humilityhehe

Raymond Tolentino took a deep breath and sighed. He sat in the middle of the bar, drinking his glass of orange juice. He didn’t want to be there to be honest, it was the summer vacation of his third year in college and he just wanted to be at home, sleeping the day away, and not in Boracay, listening to the deafening music the DJ played over the speakers. 2,903 more words

Stories

Top Secret

Everything here is strictly confidential.

On no condition are you allowed to reveal this.

The hunt begins in 5 hours.

Mission: To exterminate the ancient beings of the islands. 63 more words

Poetry

Arao (15/30)

He is fire.
Enraged.
What he touches,
burns.
Ashes are
left behind.
Ashes are all
he asks of Buan.
He is the Sun.
She is the Moon. 93 more words

Writings

Beyond the Aswang Complexity

(Aswang. The general term for manananggal, balbal, tiktik, wakwak and etc. the most fearsome mythological creature of Philippine culture. In lieu of upcoming Halloween, let me share information about this formidable creature.) 1,459 more words

Filipino Custom And Traditions