Category: Creative Nonfiction

Quite a Handful

We were on the rooftop of her apartment in Obrero. A blue Marlboro was in her right hand, a Nescafé can on her left. Her eyes focused on the lights from the new condominiums and the nearest Jollibee signage. Meanwhile, I had a...

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Schrödinger’s Cat

I don’t think I’ll forget what Jonard told me the first day I brought the kitten to work. He was watching me slowly push at the plunger of the syringe to feed milk to the days-old creature we had rescued a couple of weeks ago...

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Chicken Tinola

We have more than twenty chickens in our backyard. Our compound is huge and we allot almost a third of it for the chickens. We have a net fence tied from our east side of the compound to the west, and the covered part was where...

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Property Of

Art. 980. The children of the deceased shall always inherit from her in their own right, dividing the inheritance in equal shares. (932) – Civil Code of the Philippines   1 The crimson arrow appeared in my absence. It...

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Katitikan: Literary Journal of Southern Philippines