Thursday ∗ 12 Mar 2015

the violence of words* #WomensMonth2015 #IAmNotMyShoes

Ginahasa ako ng mga salita,
Paulit-ulit,
Paulit-ulit,
Hanggang magutay ang diwa.
Buntis ang alaala
Sa mga alimura,
Pasa-pasa ang puso’t
Lama’y salanta.

— Ruth Elynia Mabanglo, 1992.

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Image from Oca Villamael’s “Stories Of Our Time,” 2012.

Because there are better ways to commemorate women’s month than what this government’s doing via the National Youth Commission.

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