Brighter than a thousand suns, / am become Death. Yet, as atoms split, re-configure, they sometimes moderate to re-arrange the glories in the bud, the splendours in the bush. Under a cleansing Heaven, life re-bIooms, charged and changed through a quiet, latent in that self- propelling spirit, there since our isIands’ birth.
(-kay Hidilyn Diaz)
‘Tong isport kong‘di ‘sinsikat ng básketból
Pagsasanay sa pagbuhat ng mabigát
Ilang kilo’t ilang timbang, búhat lahát
Nakakintal, sa katawan ‘tong paghukóm.
‘Tong paghukom, sa masel...
tiwarik at yukyok
sa kweba ni Inang
tigib ng karimlan
ikasiyam na buwa’y
supling ng uniberso’y
Positivity is our best feature.
Started in 1927, the Philippines Graphic continues to highlight the best in the Filipino at every difficult juncture of our nation’s history. It is in stories of the human condition that we strive to speak the truth.