April 18, 2015     Philippines
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Poetry

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Walang pinipili ang nguso ng baril

Ni MARK ANGELES Kahit kasingganda pa ng beauty queen. Ilantad mo ang panginoon ng jueteng Buhay mo pa ang siyang sisingilin. Mga journo po rito sa bayan namin Kapit sa totoo ay parang kapit sa patalim. Ngunit isa-isahin man o sabay-sabay utasin Hindi malalansag ang tawag ng tungkulin. (Para kay Mei Magsino)

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Indignational-al anthem

my fears were abolished as you tried to write a constitution in my heart, parted it into four, for my mother who is a mother for my father who is a worker for my sister who is...

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Love is not just about you and I

the calmed weather did not calm her weary heart as the pages of the calendar changed their faces and blown away the leaves of so many yesterdays buried from a dreadful past, paralyzed from the memories that...

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Pamahiin

‘wag ko daw buhatin ang kabaong ng aking amain utos ng matandang pamahiin baka daw may sumunod na kapamilyang maisapuntod ‘wag daw lilingon kung nasa prusisyon dahil ‘pag nagkataon may libing na naman sa bagong taon ‘wag...

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Sound Bites ni Nguynoy

Ni Mark Angeles Bulatlat.com Magtatayo ka ng wind; paano kung walang hangin? Kung solar, paano kung makulimlim? Kasalanan ko na naman. They are not only inaccurate, they are lies. May nagtanong ho kasi sa akin, sabi niya,...

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Kremil-S

Pagkain nga kung bulok ay tinatapon din… Sistema pa kayang inaamag na sa dilim? Pambihira nga naman ang lipunan natin; Pati kaning baboy ay titiisin, ‘wag lang sikmurain… Talamak na ngang talaga ang gutom sa ating bayan…...

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

The sun can’t shine on your couch

With loyalty and might, the couch did not give up on what love and forgiveness had gave up on him. Upholstered with the stench of worn clothes, sweaty socks, cigarette butts, empty bottles, and misery, her memories...

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Extinction of us

I tried to span the length of the night sky listening to the voices in my memory, listening, as it slowly float in the night sky longing for your voice that sing songs of truth and horrible...

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Guernica | Pagkaraan ni Picasso

Ni Glen Sales Bulatlat.com Ang mukha ng karahasan Na nasa pusod ng isang bayan Ay una nang nailarawan ni Picasso Sa hiwa-hiwang hugis sa loob ng kanbas Na tumutugis ang hapis Sa mga hinablot ng hilakbot Na...

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Tatay

Ni Glen Sales Bulatlat.com Hinihintay ng anak ang kanyang tatay. Tulad ng nakasanayan. Bubuhatin na naman siya ng kanyang tatay At sasabihing nakawawala ka ng pagod Sa maghapong pagtratrabaho mula sa itinatayong gusali. Salamangkero na naman ang...

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Batang kalabaw

Ni JESSIE RAYMUNDO Bulatlat.com tirik ang haring araw tumatagaktak ang pawis sa lahat ng singit ng kanyang katawan dama niya ang init na tila apoy na tumutunaw ng laman ngunit di ito alintana ng kanyang murang isipan...

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