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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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the damas trees of sitteen

the damas trees of sitteenĀ  green conocarpus dinosaurs lined up in mid island of sitteen silent witnesses to the flow of red-tailed worms this side of the world and yellow-headed creepers on the other side of evening traffic. lancifolius roots … Continue reading

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windows are made for breathing

windows are made for breathing even when they’re closed they get more respect than doors that divide when shut or disquiet when open and windows are made for catching the world beyond they don’t wait for doors to let in … Continue reading

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Peculiar 5-7-5s and their imaginings

The book project I mentioned previously (in The Lives Words Live) is taking shape slowly but surely. In this post, I share some aspects of the development process between Zee and me. Since Zee is illustrating from his base in … Continue reading

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2 while waiting

the times we wait everyone of us at one time or another has waited for something big and small happy or sad a long time coming or just around the bend a beginning or an end and what we do … Continue reading

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Steel Structures by the Bay of the Garden City-State

Singapore may be small in size compared to its neighboring countries in South East Asia, but it is BIG in structures. Not just bigly šŸ˜‰ We mean REALLY HUGE! I refer here to the Gardens by the Bay, a project … Continue reading

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