Tula

Pangitain

Kailangan lang isara
ang mga mall,
para matikman ang
pagkabalisa ng masa,

ng mga naghahabol sa
gitnang uring pantasya—

ngayong nakasuspende sila
sa loob ng bahay, at napilitan
magmasid,
agad na idineklara ang pagkansela ng taon

o ‘di kaya ang katapusan ng mundo.


Eric Abalajon is currently a humanities lecturer at UP Visayas – Iloilo. He has previously worked as an ESL instructor in various private language schools in Iloilo City and Ontario, Canada. His zine of short fiction in Filipino, Mga Migranteng Sandali, is distributed by Kasingkasing Press. His writings, both critical and creative, are found at jacoblaneria.wordpress.com.

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