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Dust Devils: A Bilingual Selection of Poems on Youth

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This is a collection of poems especially for young people who perhaps have never felt how it is to be apart or uprooted from one's native soil, or especially for those who have.
Paperback, First printing, 95 pages
Published 2005 by Aklat Peskador, an imprint of Adarna House, Inc.
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K.D. Absolutely
My 7th poetry book by Rio Alma. I found this one just an-OK poetry book for me. As the subtitle suggest, this book's target market is the youth or young people. That probably is the reason why I felt left out while reading most of the poems in this book.

However, there are those that I was able to relate with particularly those poems whose settings are in the barrios. Rio Alma was a provincial boy like me. He is 20 years my senior but I could relate to him particularly those poems when he was li
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Virgilio S. Almario, better known by his pen name, Rio Alma, is a Filipino artist, poet, critic, translator, editor, teacher, and cultural manager. He is a National Artist of the Philippines.

Growing up in Bulacan among peasants, Almario sought his education in Manila and completed his degree in A.B. Political Science at the University of the Philippines. A prolific writer, he spearheaded the secon
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