My friend Kublai Millan and I have collaborated on several works, among which are for his galleries at his Balai ni Kublai in Ma-a, Davao City. Galleries of dimensions very few artist could aspire to fill up, the one on the second floor features seven … Continue reading A Kublai walk-through
Quarantine Day 51
It’s now February 8, 2021, 329 days since the first community quarantine was implemented. I’m sharing here a poem I wrote after the 50th day, and random photos of my new normal — the masked and shielded reality of today. It’s been 50 days since … Continue reading Quarantine Day 51
Encouraged to write poems For a collaborative endeavor I read up, reviewed And started counting measures. An iambic pentameter, A rhyming couplet and a triplet, And then more literature explain A sestina, a villanelle, a sonnet. They say there’s a pattern to be followed Maybe … Continue reading Measures
Symbol of social conscience
“NAKAKAPIT sa langit, “Ang Mundo’s tiningala, “Pababa siyang Pumanhik, “Masundo lang ang lupa.” (Holding firmly on to heaven/He looks up at the earth below/Downward he goes up just so/To bring the world back home again.) – a poem by Fr. Albert E. Alejo SJ A … Continue reading Symbol of social conscience
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