Habeerday Blog!

Hindi ngayon ang eksaktong araw ng pagkakagawa niya. August 28.
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Isang taon na rin pala nang gawin kita.
Hayaan mo, mamaya, iinom ako.

Philippine PEN Fiction Anthology Call for Submissions

The Philippine PEN is now accepting submissions for an anthology of short fiction in English to be published in 2007.

Filipino writers under 45 years of age are invited to submit one recent, unpublished short story of no more than 8,000 words to the

Philippine Center of International PEN
531 Padre Faura Street, Ermita
Manila
e-mail address: philippinepen@yahoo.com
CC to penfictionantho@gmail.com

Deadline of submissions is December 31, 2006.

Address all inquiries to the above addresses as well. Submissions must be typeset in double-spaced 12-pt Times New Roman. The title page must contain the author's name and complete contact information. The last page must be author's bio of no more than 150 words.

Hardcopy submissions must be printed on letter-size bond paper and be accompanied by softcopy in Rich Text Format (*.rtf) on floppy disk or CD. E-mail submissions must be sent as Rich Text Format attachments.
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We look forward to hearing from you.
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Balik sa itim

Itim: Tiim

Mas trip ko ngayon ang itim. Hindi ko alam kung bakit pero ito ang trip kong kulay ngayon. Pero siguradong walang kinalaman sa babasahin ko ngayon na libro ni Robert Bly, yung A Little Book on the Human Shadow.

Sensya wala pa akong masabi eh.

Heto na lang:

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Sonny!
  1. Fifty-two percent of Americans drink Sonny!
  2. Ideally, Sonny should be stored on her side at a temperature of 55 degrees!
  3. Antarctica is the only continent without Sonny.
  4. Sonny can live for up to a week without a head!
  5. It is bad luck to walk under Sonny.
  6. Snow White's coffin was made of Sonny.
  7. In a pinch, the skin from a shark can be used as Sonny.
  8. In her entire life, Sonny will produce only a twelfth of a teaspoon of honey!
  9. The National Heart Foundation recommends eating Sonny at least three times a week.
  10. Sonnyology is the study of Sonny.
Basa muna ako. Next time, kukwentuhan kita.

Patulong naman po!

May luma ka bang mga manika? (Hindi 'yung barbie.)
  1. Yung di mo na kailangan.
  2. Yung manika na pinutol mo yung kamay o kaya yung paa sa sobrang inis mo sa kapatid mong lalaki.
  3. Yung sinaksak mo yung mata ng lapis.
  4. Yung pinutol mo yung ulo.
  5. Yung sobrang balot na ng alikabok.
  6. Yung kapag nakita mo eh maaalala mo yung mga kaaway mo noong bata ka pa.
  7. Yung manikang nginatngat na ng aso o kaya ng pusa.
  8. Yung manikang nabuhusan mo ng sabaw, madugyot, o kaya nilamutakan ng spaghetti ng mas nakababata mong kapatid.
  9. Yung binigay sa 'yo ng boyfriend mo tapos nag-break kayo dahil may third party. (Huwag mong isauli, ibigay mo na lang sa 'kin.)
  10. Yung ibinigay mo sa girlfriend mo tapos ibinalik sa 'yo at ayaw mo nang makita dahil nadudurog lalo ang puso mo.
  11. Yung napulot mo lang sa kung saan-saan.

May music box ka rin ba na hindi mo na kailangan?

Kung meron po kayo, 'bigay niyo na lang sa 'kin. Parang awa niyo na. Hehe Pramis, bibigyan kita ng kendi bilang kapalit.

Salamat!

Ragang Rinaranga


AGNUS PRESS RELEASES FIRST BOOK BY VETERAN BIKOL POET
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Prize-winning writer and Ford Foundation scholar H. Francisco V. Peñones will finally launch his first-ever title. Under a new Publishing Firm, the Agnus Press, RAGANG RINARANGA will showcase 52 Iriganon poems along with their English translations.
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Also a distinguished visual and performance artist, Peñones was a UP National Writers Workshop fellow for Bikol poetry. His works have appeared in Asiaweek, Ani, Mantala, HomeLife, Hingowa, Bangraw, Salugsog sa Sulog and other important publications and journals. He runs a column for the Bikol Reporter and edits its Bikol poetry section. He has won the Pedro Sabido Award for Creative Writing, Sumagang Award, Catholic Mass Media Award and the Premio Tomas Arejola para sa Literaturang Bikolnon.
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Launchings will be held on August 10, 2pm at the Iriga City Hall and on August 11, 6pm at Lolo's Bar, Avenue Square, Naga City.

Amo. Itadi na.


Uya na.

Para sa mga kahapotan, dumanan an blog ni Vic Nierva.

Kitakits.