Category Archives: photography

the edge of a continent. . . .

At 4:00 am, Salm woke up with the ethereal feeling that the whole night sky was shining through the window. His tabletop, tilted 110o to face his bed, was glowing softly. It was strange that his favorite pillow was almost inaudibly … Continue reading

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mt. tumantangis

mt. tumantangis (from the collection: Mt. Tumantangis and Other Poems on Sulu) she lays open the breast to the sea and crouches low enough to ward off the winds, her brows impose the wisdom of the time harder than the jutting … Continue reading

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arrivals

arrivals (from the collection: Mt. Tumantangis and Other Poems on Sulu) the wharf is like the season’s face it marks the time, the coming and the going witness the breeze dive to kiss the expectant waves, or the wind howl … Continue reading

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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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the damas trees of sitteen

the damas trees of sitteen  green conocarpus dinosaurs lined up in mid island of sitteen silent witnesses to the flow of red-tailed worms this side of the world

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windows are made for breathing

windows are made for breathing even when they’re closed they get more respect than doors that divide when shut or disquiet when open

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