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The Nymph of MTV

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Some 46 poems written by Angelo V. Suarez, who was 19 at the time of publication. He studies at the University of Santo Tomas, and lives just across what used to be the San Lazaro Hippodrome. He has won prizes and enemies for his writing.
Paperback, 88 pages
Published 2003 by UST Publishing House

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Kwesi 章英狮
Aug 07, 2011 Kwesi 章英狮 rated it it was amazing
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When I borrowed a lot of books from my friends here in GR, I did not expect that they are going to lend me books related to poetry and I never enjoyed reading poems. I felt sorry for them that I might give this book 1 or no star after reading, but in the end, I’m very happy that Angelo V. Suárez never disappoints me until the last word of his gore, jargony, loving, sensual, tear-jerking and ridiculous poems.

In a very young age of 19, Angelo V. Suárez had won awards from different competitions an
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Kristel
Aug 31, 2011 Kristel rated it it was amazing
Angelo Suarez was 19 when The Nymph of MTV first came out, the product of a young poet already comfortable with wordplay and surreality and the enviable assurance that what he has to say will be heard. His debut certainly earned a splash, garnering praises from the likes of Ophelia Dimalanta (who wrote the foreword Nymph) and Cirilo Bautista, giants of Filipino poetry--this collection inevitably winning a Palanca Award. More than technical brilliance, however, Suarez's poems exhibit a deep acces ...more
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Jul 29, 2014 Keith Perena rated it it was amazing
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My first poetry collection and it was amazing. Mr. Suarez captures a entire spectrum of experience, people and memories. Butterflification (Or the Poem as Suicide and the Suicide as Poem) and the titular poem are my best picks.
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Angelo V. Suárez, an MA Communication student at the University of Santo Tomas, is the author of two books of poetry: The Nymph of MTV and else it was purely girls . He has won prizes from the Carlos Palanca and Maningning Miclat Foundations, and the National Book Award from the Manila Critics Circle and the first Bridges of Struga International Poetry Prize from UNESCO and the Republic of Macedon ...more
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