Category Archives: essay

Panda Alert!

It certainly would be a surprise to find a panda at one’s door! If you were in such a situation, what would you do? 🙂 The photo below is of Ibzy and Imzy, romancing the panda! No! Actually, they are simply … Continue reading

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how many ways can a wave wash to shore?

how many ways can a wave wash to shore? blithely as a titter, lazing like a lamb, or stirring a trifling whiff of temper, lusty as a gust of wind licking the windowpane, white horses with flowing manes kicking up … Continue reading

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Prime Time

1 Presidents of the World The man i see on news time always is Smiling white teeth and all In a time now when kidnapping Is a profitable preoccupation Cosmos falling falling down Descended plutonium blasting The inhibitions in us … Continue reading

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The Fish of the Current

And what have become of your historic compromise between your christians and your valid communists, parliamentary procedures and your program of government? They have other things in mind: of their unemployed sons and daughters the billows of pollutants from steel-ribbed … Continue reading

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At the Mercy of the Churning Seas

We live in very interesting and painful times. But lest we think that this is only true today, let’s not be naive. Two poems in the poetry collection At The Edge of Things (1979) are being posted this week to … Continue reading

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Writing in Numbers and Equations

Pages  … … Copyright ©  SSJ  1981 ___________ Author’s Note:   Writing in Numbers and Equations The above numbered sections are excerpted from the short story ‘Pages’ which I wrote in 1980. It was first published in the FOCUS Philippines Magazine … Continue reading

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mirror, mirror

mirror mirror on the wall: who is monitoring my calls, my emails and my fb wall? © copyright ssj nov. 2013 ____________ Author’s Note: On 12 November 1990, the World Wide Web was formally proposed as a project called “WorldWideWeb”[1] … Continue reading

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