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Mostly in Monsoon Weather

3.45  ·  Rating Details  ·  11 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
collection of poetry
112 pages
Published 2007 by University of the Philippines Press
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May 27, 2015 Jaymee rated it really liked it
Shelves: filipiniana, poetry
Somewhere in between 3-4 stars. While I loved the poems about Manila, the rain, and especially Bicol, I didn't care much for the ones on other countries. Still a good read which will resonate with you.
May 01, 2009 Marne added it
My third book
Mar 05, 2014 Christine rated it liked it
Ah well, how does one rate a book of poems? Per poem? As a whole?

When I first discovered modern Philippine poetry in English, I was smitten. So smitten I decided to dabble into poetry. But the more I read of poems in English by Filipino writers, the more I realized that there is a different conflict involved in the Pinoy poet. Do I write about home in a foreign language? Do I stick to the evergreen theme of love? Do I remain relevant and accessible to my fellow Filipinos even as I use words and
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