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Bloodlust: Philippine Protest Poetry (From Marcos to Duterte)

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Paperback, 177 pages
Published by Reyes Publishing (first published 2017)
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Josh Bata
May 14, 2018 rated it liked it
This book strips Duterte's illusory cloak of invincibility. A lyrical form of resistance. A call to speak for the 'deliberately silenced.' ...more
Khayri Woulfe
Sep 26, 2017 rated it did not like it

Bloodlust didn't receive quite the buzz despite its supposed "relevance" to the status quo in the Philippines, and it's not hard to see why.


The book, which is a yet-another-compilation-of-poems aimed to protest the alleged victims of Martial Law and Extrajudicial Killings failed in every way, in the same way its predecessors flew short.


In part, this is because people are awakening to the fact that all these “protest” books were merely EXPLOITATIONS by authors, known or not, to cash in from de
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Also known as Krip Yuson.

Alfred Yuson has authored 23 books, including novels, poetry collections, short fiction, essays, and children's stories, apart from having edited various other titles. Yuson was conferred the Southeast Asia Write Award (SEA Write) in 1992 in Bangkok, and has been elevated to the Hall of Fame of the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, the Philippines ‘ most prest
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