Tag Archives: sea

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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walking on sand & sea

walking on sand and sea how can i mark time with my footprints in the sand beneath glassy sea? © ssj 2017 Author’s note:  In the above photo, the texture of the clear sea on sand may seem hard, rough and … Continue reading

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smiles

smiles drift longer, sparkles on an ocean’s crest teasing silent laughters from within the ocean’s ribs. the sea teaches the land a passing thought: there isn’t an ugly face with a shiny smile.   © qalbin.tocastasparkle, 2009

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wavy windy quest

is the wave that creates the wave that creates the wave that creates the wave that reaches my feet the same wave that reaches my feet? is the wind that blows the wind that blows the wind that blows the … Continue reading

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