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Mostly in Monsoon Weather

3.75  ·  Rating details ·  12 ratings  ·  3 reviews
collection of poetry
Paperback, 110 pages
Published 2007 by The University of the Philippines Press
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Jaymee
Sep 11, 2013 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. ...more
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My third book
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Sep 15, 2011 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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