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7 06, 2022

Solid North: Not gold and honey but blood and money #2

By |2022-06-07T05:08:05+00:00June 7, 2022|Literature, Politics|Comments Off on Solid North: Not gold and honey but blood and money #2

Second of five in a series By Frank Cimatu THERE’S a misconception that the Solid North was reinforced by the support given by Ferdinand Marcos to the Ilocano people. “The Solid North phenomenon also projected an underlying notion about Northern Luzon at that time,” wrote UP Professor Pawilen. “That the [...]

5 06, 2022

Solid North: not a bus but a political juggernaut (1)

By |2022-06-05T03:37:51+00:00June 5, 2022|Literature, Politics|Comments Off on Solid North: not a bus but a political juggernaut (1)

First of five in a series By Frank Cimatu AS Vice President Leni Robredo loved to do in her sorties, she read out placards brought out by the audience near the stage. At the Takder Kordi rally at the Melvin Jones football grounds in Baguio City, one of the placards [...]

23 06, 2021

An opening prayer for negotiations on the Baguio Market development

By |2021-06-23T11:07:24+00:00June 23, 2021|Literature|Comments Off on An opening prayer for negotiations on the Baguio Market development

By Kidlat Tahimik   O AMA namin sa kataas-taasan… O Inang Kalikasan na lumikha sa mga kabundukan dito at sa mga kagubatan ng Benguet pines-- na siyang naging kandungan ng taong bayan ng Baguio… Oh ever caring Deities in the heavens, and Oh Beloved Mother Nature - who grace our [...]

27 10, 2020

Mental Health Awareness Poetry

By |2020-10-27T10:02:55+00:00October 27, 2020|Literature|Comments Off on Mental Health Awareness Poetry

"I can’t write about what I’m not anymore. I’m not the hours spent lying face down on the floor, nor the desperately hoping someone understands if they see the raw skin on my trembling hands Not the hole in the wall that I hid from my mother or the [...]

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