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Duterte’s vagina monologue: Hope for the flowers By Virginia J. Pasalo   SHOOT the vagina, ad infinitum. An inky business, cloudy and sinister as fake news. Trying very hard to focus attention on his anti-women remarks to draw attention away from more important matters such as the unprecedented foreign debt, Chinese investments, desecration of democratic […]

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Liket (Happiness) By Virginia J. Pasalo   WHAT makes you happy? We all have a barometer for what constitutes happiness, in the same manner that the World Happiness Report (WHR) and the Gallup Poll have defined theirs. We are a happy lot, according to the WHR 2018, which ranked the Philippines 71st out of 155 […]

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Balut By Virginia J. Pasalo   I pretended not to see him, the drunk man begging. I saw him just minutes before, urinating in front of an electric post, with his genitals exposed to passersby. I wonder if he is just a drunkard, or drinking because he has a bigger problem. Two meters away from […]

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The tolerance of our time By Virginia J. Pasalo SR. Patricia Fox, a 71-year old religious sister, had been in the rural areas for almost three decades. In 1990, her congregation sent her as a volunteer to the Philippines. She worked with the poor in areas where government had no visible presence. It was through […]

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Transient By Virginia J. Pasalo   THE first thing that comes to my mind upon hearing the word “transient”, are the people who seek places to stay during the summer in Baguio City, where I attended college. They were there to escape from the heat of Manila, and some, to meet new people, or just […]

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Knowing By Virginia J. Pasalo   IT takes time to get to know a person. You cannot claim to know a person even when you’ve lived with one for a long time. But some people seem to know “si Aida, si Lorna at si Fe” and every “Tom, Dick and Harry”, when you ask them. […]

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Piss be with you By Virginia J. Pasalo   I am pissed off with you, but I allowed the moment to pass. Then I remembered that this is not the only moment that I allowed to pass, but many moments that when engaged, could have resulted in a deeper, more genuine friendship. Friendships I realized, […]

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Timmikyab laý inarom By Virginia J. Pasalo   unsasayaw ka la lamet, diad pegley na masile-sileng ya bulo-bulong na dalipawen ya abong yon nen saman ed si inarom   unla ka ed siak, kinabuasan, mangakansiyon maniilalon walay ebat ed lanang ya tepet, “Kulaan to?”   say ebat ko pareho, wadman ed pasen ya agda la […]

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Panangaro By Virginia J. Pasalo   I heard the first chirp of an early bird today at 4:54 a.m., after having greeted a friend,” Happy Birthday!” Birthdays are happy occasions especially when one is blessed with health and love. The other day, I had lunch with a couple who are as blessed, in their eighties, […]

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Room 607 By Virginia J. Pasalo   AS a child, I learned to focus on a purple dot in my mind with eyes closed. This dot expands in size as I enter it, gathering speed as I travel through its gossamer lining, and adding on an array of colors as I move past a gradually […]

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