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The Solution 1

The following is the start of a journal about one brother’s attempt to help another. Many other people of course helped, and were helped, in the process. What do you … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

A message from our pockets

Half-empty words wash away the narratives, spilled favours, modern fatigue — we owe the landowners — as our worn out pleas flee in silence. Our kins rode the wings of … Continue reading

February 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Apolitical Intellectuals

Intelectuales Apolitico by Otto Rene Castillo, translated by Margaret Randall, 1971

February 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Best

Screw the best (A beast at best) The only best, The best best, Is when it is not the best And I still think it is the best Because screw … Continue reading

January 31, 2017 · Leave a comment


Oh the trap of tiredness The dull front of pain The fog of bad mood Life a mess. For how long must I subject myself Or is it a punishment … Continue reading

January 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Wedding

More time I stave off a cough My eyes cry Nose feels odd. Finally I am paying for the crime against sleep My body, racked with pain of spirit, soul, … Continue reading

January 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Jakatia Pawa

– 44-year-old, a mother of two, obtained  a  degree in banking and finance,  served  the same employer  for  five  years  as  a household     service     worker, accused … Continue reading

January 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Pluma’s upcoming book

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4 Squares

Four squares Two lines A red pattern together binds Layers No thrills Gentle piece of coloured vinyl This hotel art What can it give? Beyond the deft banality, does it … Continue reading

January 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Day off

– Para sa mga araw na sabi ni bossing tanga ka Sa mga gabi na tinitingnan mo ang mapa Mga sana nandun ka At sana nandito siya Idadaan kita sa … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

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