Category Archives: collection: mt. tumantangis and other poems on sulu

the calm

the calm (from the collection: Mt. Tumantangis and Other Poems on Sulu) it haunts the people’s dream of comfort too. the cozy rooms, the furnished halls drive the cold out into the night and into the poor man’s house, it … Continue reading

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the waves of sulu

(All photos are courtesy of Harly Limlingan Marcuap of http://www.akrosdayunibers.com)   the waves of sulu a boy contemplates the nipa huts beneath the coconut trees as a patch firewoods for the sacrificial pyre and the land heaves beside the waves. … Continue reading

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dawn

  dawn the causeways rattle under sleepy feet waking to the call to prayer at dawn; winds snake from below the sea as sharp bites to a native reality and the tide gently laps to grace the burdened stilts. the … Continue reading

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fleeting thoughts of a fevered lover

fleeting thoughts of a fevered loverĀ  now the gurgling of peace in confused currents of a soft-silvered stream that runs under my pillow is joined by the stringed reflection of your guitar — a heartfelt tone of some moonbeam lights … Continue reading

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the growing

liquid seeping through the ground and the life that sprouts is but a tiny strand of green and white; a root hugs the earth, a new leaf fixes face toward space and time azure now, then gray and windy and … Continue reading

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