Mabi David

Mabi David is a freelance writer and researcher. Her first full-length book of poems, You Are Here, was published in 2009 by High Chair. Her chapbook, Unto Thee, appeared in 2005. She is also one of the authors of Rafflesia of the Philippines, a story about the hunt for (and discovery of) this rare parasitic plant, and the Filipino botanists involved in its conservation. She was a former Deputy Director of the University of the Philippines Press and Head of the Research Department of the Filipinas Heritage Library.

Three Poems by Mabi David

These poems are from an unpublished chapbook entitled Spleen. The poems in my two previous books have been called ‘detached’ and ‘objective.’ Thus, when I wrote these poems, I wanted to have it out with strong emotions and to explore …

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