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Sunday, October 25, 2015

Going Home

going home--
let the blind men see
the unlevelled road to Lezo
***Melchor F. Cichon.
October 25, 2015

Friday, October 23, 2015

Marnie Jayne Plazo, Uphill


Writing a Tanka

writing a tanka
for our diamond anniversary
but a mosquito
was busy swimming
in my cup of coffee
August 28, 2013

Mharnie Plazo

Marnie Jayne Plazo

Camille Irish A. Martinez

Evelyn O. Baluyut

Every Payday

every payday--
she recounts
her husband's ribs
***Melchor F. Cichon
October 23, 2015

Monday, October 19, 2015

Friday, October 16, 2015

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Irish Mae Barbosa

Rush Hours

rush hours--
a homeless woman sits
at a stair of an overpass
***Melchor F. Cichon
      October 13, 2015

Between You and Me

between you and me
a horizon
a scent of Sampaguita
August 25, 2013

New Moon

new moon--
she keeps me warm
with her kiss
Sept. 25, 2013

Zyra Grace Vedad

Monday, October 12, 2015


I look at the Aklan River
where poetry is born
October 7, 2015

Liezl Ureta Bautista

Liezl Ureta Bautista

Summer Breeze

summer breeze---
a blind woman stops
to smell a Sampaguita
June 4, 2013

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Yoanna L. Bautista


gin-uyog ko ro buean
sa ang tasa nga may cape
***Melchor F. Cichon
September 1, 2015

full moon--
I shake the moon
in my cup of coffee
***Translated by the author
Oct 11, 2015

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Sunday, October 04, 2015

Saturday, October 03, 2015

Ma. Lucille Manuel

September heat...

September heat...
the rising spirits
of the fallen Lumad leaders
***Melcichon, October 2, 2015

Jerusha C. Masula

Maria Cichon Vigdal

Cristina Jean Dazo Pettersen