Cherry Blossoms in the Time of Earthquakes and Tsunami

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Part II by Rey Ventura Editor’s note: The author is a resident of Yokohama, Japan. The following is a reprint from a manuscript for publication. It is featured in three parts with permission from the author. For the beginning of the 3-part series, click here. 20. I wake up early

Revelations

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The making of an artpiece “03 11 11 & CIVILLY” by Paul I. Tañedo Though the cherry blossoms had just peaked a few days before, April 5th 2011 was not exactly an ideal time to visit the cherry blossoms in Washington D.C.  It was cold, rainy, windy. And there was

Eileen R. Tabios’ 147 Million Orphans

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A REVIEW by Aileen Ibardaloza 147 Million Orphans by Eileen R. Tabios Gradient Books, 2014 In an ideal world, no child is ever without parents. But we cannot deny the existence of 147 million orphans, the number so staggering they could be a nation unto themselves. The world’s history is

Behind the Scenes of a Fundraising Anthology

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Verses: A Storm of Filipino Poets by Eileen R. Tabios Despair. To learn of a drowning mother counseling her child, “Let go” so the child can save herself? The child, I believe, let go. But I also know the child will never be able to let go of that moment…

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