Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Essay

My Tears Still Flow

Our house in Provident Village, Marikina City, was first occupied by my son Kim, who was then studying Industrial Engineering at the Ateneo. He...

“Auntie Olga”

This essay is the first of many written during a Memoir Writing workshop at Sunshine Place under the mentorship of Dr. Oscar Peñaranda, a...

A NEVER ENDING STORY: Lumads of Mindanao & their fight to keep their ancestral land

From 19 October to 02 November 2015, the Philippines Graphic ran a three-part feature on the Manobos of Mindanao. Below is the COMPLETE SERIES PART...

Miranda bombing: Beyond the scars

Fifty years ago, on the night of Aug. 21, 1971, two grenades were lobbed at a Liberal Party rally at Manila’s iconic Plaza Miranda,...

The Birth of Bikoliana Klasika

Allow me to highlight the work of translation as an integral part in writing our literary histories. For it is very seldom that we...

My aunt and her Singer sewing machine

It was hidden for ages together with other stuff dumped in the utility room of our family home and forgotten, probably rusting—my aunt’s old...

Seed giving, seed swapping & heirloom seeds

Text and photos by Bernard Testa Percy Duclayan is a long-time welder at the Balili Stainless Steel and Allied Works in Ligtasan, Antipolo, Rizal. But...

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