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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 …

Telomere—

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

Logographing the Moon

Buwan Many poems of indigenous Filipino tribes contain imagery of the moon. Below is a poem (ambahan) of the Hanunoo people from Antoon Postma’s Treasure …

Logographing a Hurricane

Typhoons & Hurricanes Hurricane Harvey hit the state of Texas of the United States, making landfall on August 25, 2017. Confirmed deaths …