Feelings

Commatose (A comma overdose) By Jing Villamil DENGUE, leptospirosis, polio, diphtheria, meningococcemia, measles, pneumonia, malaria, tuberculosis, rabies, HIV, the big C for-all-ages, dialysis for too many failed kidneys, too-sweet diabetics, bones young and old weakened, cracked or crushed, Road accidents along SLEX, NLEX, and other EXes and widened roads, doctors and medicines too expensive or […]

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Stalked! (Conclusion) By Jing Villamil HER message must have gotten across to him who had watched, watched-over her for almost five years. He quieted for the next few months; military training perhaps? She did not really know if she should leap high, twirl a pirouette, scream shrilly, laugh crazily. Or cry for the loss of […]

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Gone to colours! (Conclusion) By Jing Villamil AMONG the children of the subdivision who learned the basics of acrylic or oil on canvas from the artist-in-residence were these high school kids who were primarily sent to fetch their younger siblings home to lunch, dinner, or a nap. Eventually, the teeners stayed a little longer, intrigued […]

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Gone to colours! By Jing Villamil SOMETIMES, life’s stories seem more magnificently unlifelike, more of an untruth, than the Tagalog, Mexican, Korean, Chinese telenovelas we watch out for at the end of the day. Is it, maybe, the reel scenes seem more acceptably vivid in perspective coming to us from the screen rather than the […]

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