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4th Quarter 2000

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Moros: JUETENG For Deliverance?

Understanding The Mindanao Conflict
Samuel Tan

Ethnic Cleansing In Mindanao
Fred Hill

Compensatory Justice For Mindanao
Patricio Diaz

Is Federalizing The Republic The Solution To Mindanao?
Aquilino Pimentel, Jr.

Constitutional Accommodation of a Bangsamoro Islamic Region
Soliman Santos, Jr.

Mindanao Movements
Nash Maulana

Sulu Saxophone
Carolyn Arguillas

Explaining Erap's
B(ad) Movies

Said Sadain, Jr.

The Palestinian Intifada
Zafar Bangash

Creative Writing Section
What's Inside:

A Muslim's prayer for peace
by Aminah Sharief Goling

In my own Mindanao
by Geejay Arriola

Abdul on the eve of an ambush
by Said Sadain, Jr.

Then & Now
by Macario Tiu

Death On The Tarmac
by Fr. Picx Picardal
Spirits In The Box
A Short Story

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Then & Now
by Macario D. Tiu

While in Bicutan
I was open with my views
And talked to all and sundry
About what I thought of the current
Political situation.
I was already in jail,
So what else could they do to me?

Now that I am free
I do not talk of my views
To all and sundry, lest I
Find myself back in prison.
I keep my views to myself,
Now that I am free.

January 14, 1980 

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Macario Tiu, a political detainee during the Marcos years, has this to say about his poem: "I was released from prison in December 1979, after four years of detention. Back in Davao, this was what I felt."

 

Other Poems In This Issue

Waiting For Deliverance?

A Muslim's prayer for peace
by Aminah Sharief Goling
In my own Mindanao
by Geejay Arriola
Abdul, on the eve of an ambush
by Said Sadain, Jr.
Death On The Tarmac
by Fr. Picx Picardal
Spirits In The Box
A Short Story

 

 

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