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Blood Smells

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By Jing Villamil THEY moved on fast, these young ones. From sweet dates to wedded bliss, from pregnant bellies to squealing babies,   who in turn, by their little selves, moved on even faster, from crawlers to toddlers to brawlers. And having moved  so early on and so furiously fast, a…

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Blood Smells

By March 22, 2021Feelings, Opinion

Feelings

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A crossing . . . By Jing Villamil   WAS it browning or greening, this broad strip of grass fronting the half-block of her home? And as she pondered on the puzzle, she slid down to it on her numbed haunches. She crossed her legs, leaned her elbows on her…

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Feelings

By March 8, 2021Feelings, Opinion

Feelings

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No tears for him! (a monosyllabic prose) By Jing Villamil   SHE, too, has her tales to pour out of her cup. Which, she says, is not half-full, but half-chucked. “Not all my fault,” she claims, “not all.” And she lifts her eyes up to the skies. She heaves a…

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Feelings

By February 22, 2021Feelings, Opinion

Feelings

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Awakenings! By Jing Villamil   Is our reality the stuff from which dreams are made of? Or do our dreams cross-over from night to dawn to become the reality of our days? Usually, after shaking and knocking hard your head, the lingering waking effects of your dream disappear to nothingness;…

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Feelings

By January 25, 2021Feelings, Opinion

Feelings

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Her place! By Jing Villamil   IF you studied, post-studied, lived thereabout, visited or were here confined – you would know . . . This place, her place. Which she has in common with her grandfather, a few aunts, a fewer cousins. If I happened to spend regular motherly days…

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Feelings

By January 11, 2021Feelings, Opinion

Feelings

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Trekking! By Jing Villamil   LET us start from the very beginning. What if things did not proceed according to plan, and Mother Mary gave birth to His Daughter rather than His Son? According to the writer Emmanuelle, it would have been a story as grand as the original, to…

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Feelings

By December 27, 2020Feelings, Opinion

Feelings

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Wait another day! (A study in poetic redundance)     NOT only constantly. But continuously, incessantly, perennially, perpetually . . . she was and is puzzled, bewildered, perplexed. Imagine her through the years, from a young girl to grown-up, braking halting freezing on her tracks, standing still, her eyes squeezed…

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Feelings

By December 14, 2020Feelings, Opinion