Getting to the top

By Jan Vicente B. Pekas Losing can instantly bring in a flurry of emotions. They come fast and come hard. And stick to us for a great length of time. With it comes the anger and frustration. A competitive nature, I’ve come to learn is necessary for all people. Not just in sports can winning be an avenue for success. […]

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Whispers of the night

By Shawn Marc B. Carreon A pigment of black that shines like day, Leaving its crumbs, like specks of dust. Like a shadow that hangs over the bay, Leaving trails that develop like rust. The nooks and crannies that shine under a rubble, Like a person’s fate and its fair troubles. Radiant and gentle, up above is a figure, The […]

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The right person for the DA-CAR

By Atty. Antonio P. Pekas The present OIC Regional Executive Director of DA-CAR, Atty. Jennilyn M. Dawayan, has her plate very full with the innumerable problems of farmers in the region. Her mind can dart from one issue to another. She rightly fits the position. Being a lawyer, she can readily spot the real issues from the false ones troubling […]

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“Oversupply” of veggies

By Danilo P. Padua, PhD Food security. That’s a major goal of our Dept. of Agriculture. The production of crops to at least a sufficiency level is therefore a sensible target. Sometimes though, overproduction of some crops are experienced resulting to dumping of produce in various places. We have seen that already in places such as in Tinoc, Ifugao, in […]

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Love and Longing

By Shawn Marc B. Carreon A slow and costly expense for time, The petals do shake, but still remain fine. I drown in your warmth, swallowed by thy heart, The roots of origin, where it grew and start. I felt as though I came out of a shell, Where I wept with sorrow, I bid thee farewell. Standing between your […]

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They have our backs

By Jan Vicente B. Pekas Like riding a bike, the challenge at first is a humongous task to be overcome. But once we get the wheels rolling, the accomplishment is a big relief.. With the mystery of riding a bike being bigger than it actually was. No matter how small or mundane we think of all the hurdles behind us, […]

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Unicity’s killer

By Leyn “Nyle” Ferrer Expectations are the murderers of authentic succession. As a child, I didn’t know any better. The next high-paying, hypothetical job was better said to satisfy those who expected something unattainable from me. From a doctor in a field I was oblivious to, to a fashion designer unequipped with the ability to draw, to a voice actor […]

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Preparation

By Jan Vicente B. Pekas Just as tourists littered the city streets last month, uniformed children took their place in giving life to Baguio. The city will always be busy, it is something we all have to accept. And the traffic, a challenge that we must all adapt to week in and week out. The days after long festivities are […]

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The Garden

By Shawn Marc B. Carreon I meant to steal a glance but my eyes were stolen, My head held with grace, I went solemn. Standing before its engraving beauty, I kneel, as though, I served her majesty. Clouds above, gripping the sky I lied down, letting out a relived sigh. Such peace, I want to forever hold, As the morals […]

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