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Photo of the Week (03/19/17)

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Members of the League of Filipino Students-UST and Anakbayan-UST commemorated the 16th death anniversary of Mark Welson Chua through a candle lighting ceremony at the Benavides Statue on March 17, Friday. Chua’s death was allegedly linked to his exposé regarding the corruption in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) unit …

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Dalaw

Art by DOLORES JANE C. PICA

KUMUPAS NA ang lapida sa paglipas ng taon. Tuwing binibisita niya ang puntod ng kaniyang ama, inaalala niya kung paano siya nilisan nito. Kasabay ng paglapag ng bagong pitas na bulaklak, pilit ding itinataboy ng umiihip na hangin ang naglalagablab na apoy ng kandila. Sa sandaling ito nahuhukay muli sa dibdib …

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A Bedtime Story

Art by ALISHA JANA R. MORALES

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of the works in a five-part series in line with the Dapitan 2017 theme “Paglisan” or Departure. All works that are part of the series are written by the Flame‘s Letters staffers. HER MOTHER talked about him like how one would tell a bedtime story—hopeful, gentle, and …

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Ang Binata sa Labas ng Hayupan

Art by ZAPHYR CYBIL V. IRAL

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of the works in a five-part series in line with the Dapitan 2017 theme “Paglisan” or Departure. All works that are part of the series are written by the Flame‘s Letters staffers. UNA MO siyang nakita noong nasa ikatlong taon ka pa lamang ng elementarya sa inyong …

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Photo of the Week (11/27/16)

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Sa kislap ng watawat, Nakita ko ang kalayaan. Ningning ng bitwin at araw Kumakapit sa alapaap, Umaakit sa aking mata. (Perlas ng Silanganan)   Ngunit kumupas ang asul, Sa pagdilim ng paligid. Isang himagsik, Laban sa pagsakop Ng sistemang Winasak ng salapi.   Sumisiklab ang pula Katulad ng agos ng …

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Photo of the Week (11/13/16)

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Thomasians gather along España Blvd. Friday, Nov. 11 to denounce the Supreme Court’s decision, which allowed the interment of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, Sr. at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by KATHLEEN MAE I. GUERRERO

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Photo of the Week (10/30/16)

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Patois I understand the dialect on how the sky delivers suffering. Today it weaves a landscape that translates into pain. The light settles grandly on the shore where I come from, and the clouds are faint of blue and purple, almost drawing a bruise. Careful not to step on the …

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Photo of the Week (10/23/16)

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He returns to the time his father taught him how to swim in the ocean. As half of their bodies were submerged under water, he felt how the sole of his father’s left foot touched his right leg when he thrust to demonstrate a basic stroke. He watched him float …

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Photo of the Week (09/25/2016)

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MARVEL My brother tells me that the sky is a blank canvas at this time of day but I never took notice of it. Maybe it is because I did not bother much to look up, or to look at anything else besides the ground. I went to the same …

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