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The Sorrows of Water: Poems

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From Closet Quivers to Our Lady of the Carnival to The Sorrows of Water, J. Neil Carmelo Garcia finds a language within - within English and within mythology - to enflesh the story of the body's passion and sorrow, bliss and sacrifice. In this new collection, what is fully satisfying, poem to poem, is the metaphysical depth where matter and sou
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Paperback, 188 pages
Published 2000 by the University of the Philippines Press
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J. Neil C. Garcia finished his BA Journalism (magna cum laude) in the University of Santo Tomas in 1990. He is currently teaching creative writing and comparative literature at the University of the Philippines , Diliman, where he also serves as an associate for poetry in the Institute of Creative Writing . He is the author of numerous poetry collections and works in literary and cultural criticis ...more

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