Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Ilustrado Revolution

Like Lady Gaga, he holds them in shock & awe. An academic claps: “Bravo, Miguel!” The chair of an awards body enthuses: “Among the finest novels by a Filipino. Perhaps, even by any writer.” Miguel Syjuco is virtually every local … Continue reading

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Inaugural & Other Poems

1. Dinosaurs There is so much noise inside the plenary hall. The yellow army is overflowing with joy. Red warriors are shaking their heads. Dinosaurs lumber in like old ships coming from the cold; they blow their horns as they … Continue reading

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