Category Archives: poetry

rustles of bamboo leaves one fine afternoon (a collection)

‘Rustles of bamboo leaves one fine afternoon’ is not exactly a new collection, though this is the first time that it is being posted for general reading. Written on a bright and breezy March afternoon, in six short parts, shelved … Continue reading

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The Closing of the Eye

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Town Asleep

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More Words, Just Words

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The Actions of the Fox

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Fiasco

© 1978 SSJ Author’s Note: ‘Fiasco’ is one of five poems that form the collection Silent Verses. The collection, written under the pseudonym Dias was written in the period 1977-1978, during the martial law years of the Philippines, while the author was … Continue reading

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The Cattle Rustlers

the rain last night, –a misty leaden shield, ––had all but washed –––away the muddy field. ––––the green is greener now –––––the sky is deeper blue ––––––and the labyrinthine wood –––––––opens up to show ––––––––three stricken men, weary and furtive, –––––––––with eyes that … Continue reading

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