|Mindanao is Bleeding
Unleashing the Dogs of War
The Abuja Islamic Education Trust
Islam Through E-Mail
Fr. Eliseo Mercado, Jr.
Said Sadain, Jr.
faces of Mindanao
Manila Moods Online
Abou-Alsamh, a Saudi-American journalist goes online with his Arab News column on
the world of bugs, the ones that actually bite
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by Raul Moldez
of complaints enumerated
herein by the homeless residents
that: 1) you destroyed
the makeshift houses in their hearts
and 2) bulldozed the remaining
intelligentsia in their minds,
thereby forcing themselves
to take up arms and sporadically
open fire at your men,
wounding dozens of them,
you are hereby directed
to forthwith re-install their thoughts
and immediately re-build their emotions
so as to prevent the unnecessary
exchange of bullets and
to enable us all to live in peace.
For your strict compliance.
Philippines Free Press, Jan. 8, 2000)
poems by Raul Moldez in this issue
A day in a poet's life
Floating in the air
The unbaptized eyewitness of a stabbing incident
interrogated by the cop at the precinct