Calligraphy, Love, and a Wedding

Baybayin calligraphy is such a beautiful script— ancient, under-appreciated, and relatively unknown even to Filipinos.  Baybayin was used by ancient Tagalogs in the 13th century— before Spanish/Japanese/American colonization. There are a few scripts similar to Baybayin still used today such as the writing system by the Hanunoo, a Mangyan sub-tribe …

No bulwark here but

No bulwark here but barren land— filtered arctic beats the aseptic cowl—

Does the soul linger

Does the soul linger after the last heart beat? Does it uncover the lines and cords strewn on the body—


Telomere— the end is here— Cold leaf on a windshield— wiped— conducts the end of songs—