A Response to James Soriano's Essay
You can find the essay here. The comma in Soriano won’t show on the home page. Huh. Best to jump on the bandwagon of respectful discourse. Hate never fostered critical thinking anyway. If the secondary goal of the piece was to promote discussion, then I will gladly oblige the author. We talked about this in English class. Yes, Filipino does have the potential to be, and actually is, the...
How to Write Poetry
In order to write poetry, it helps to separate complete sentences into individual lines like this You may also isolate small words as single lines to give the illusion of profundity Like Such And if that doesn’t work, you can always end the poem with a random word, as a single line, as a single stanza, for that much beloved dash of post-modernism Banana
I remember a convincing argument my pastor told us in church. This was back when my faith was still relatively strong. Surrounded by other believers, of course my natural response was to agree. Looking back now, it surprises me how even in a place like that, there’s still the fear of being ostracized. Context of said argument: After Christ’s ascension into Heaven, his disciples travelled around...