Why Filipinos Should Read: Akin Lang Naman: Mga Tula by Aristotle C. Pollisco a.k.a. Gloc-9
by Bryan Meniado The recent national elections may have been the most polarizing and divisive one in recent memory. While I’m disappointed, I’m not that surprised by the results. With all the miseducation, disinformation, historical distortion, and blatant lies we have been fed over the past years, it’s not far-fetched why many of us still…
Poetry Submission: Poems by Yuu Ikeda
by Yuu Ikeda Content warning: mentions and references to death and hell “Last Day” I’m reading my favorite book about my favorite moon. On my left, a cup of sugary coffee, making smokes of heaven. On my right, a wounded cat crouching happily. Mellow music floats from the night sky, kissing us warmly. I’m in peace…
Poetry Submission: ‘Come Back To Me’
by Bianca Marie Nery Come back to meMy troubled love.Fill this voidInside my heart. Come back to meMy pride and joy.End this sadness,This life of woe. Come back to meMy heart and soul.Stay with meForevermore. ☁️ WANT TO SUBMIT YOURS? READ OUR REVIEW POLICY AND SUBMISSION GUIDELINES HERE.
Poetry Submission: ‘The 1’
by Aidan Bernales How are you?Isn’t that so strange?After so long of not thinking about you, that’s the first thing I ask—Are you feeling better than the last time we talked?I remember how hurriedly I walked past your favorite store in the mallIn a weak attempt not to meet your eyes one more timeAfter we spoke…
Poetry Submission: ‘Turning Tables’
by Aidan Bernales Paper-cutsWhere thin skin used to beCrossing and uncrossing my legs,Waiting for you to get used to meBecause I carved our names on every building we’ve passed throughI’ve made poetry out of every memory I’ve ever had with youBecause the heart wants what it wantsAnd it only ever moves me forward when my feet…
Poetry Submission: ‘Stranded’
by Paul Raymond Jimenez Man’s infinite imagination is as vast as the sea. The world can go haywire And, still, if one can cope— find courage amidst a plethora of dangers, one may see: beauty, honesty, and hope. ☁️ WANT TO SUBMIT YOURS? READ OUR REVIEW POLICY AND SUBMISSION GUIDELINES HERE.