Reagan R Maiquez

Reagan Romero Maiquez is as a writer, researcher, and teacher with a background in Creative Writing, Anthropology, Psychology, Philippine Theatre and Performance Studies. He has taught writing, literary studies and produced theatrical works and interdisciplinary research at the University of the Philippines at Los Baños and published a book of poetry, Ilang Sandali Makalipas ang Huling Araw ng Mundo (A Few Moments After the Apocalypse), with the University of the Philippines Press. He has worked in community theatre with African, Karen, and Filipino migrants and refugees in Melbourne and is working on projects in community development.

N.F.S. (No Further Stay)

It is enshrined how many steps, how many minutes, seconds or days you can stay within this home / land as borders have been protected on air, water, and all this vastness of a continent, is- -land. You are only …

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8 arms with six legs and a talon as sharp as gall-blastocystic-glass, their mouths full of words: decay, cannibalism, churning soliloquy, siblings, now a nest waiting for a mother-vulture-canine kind. Wolves howling like a wind, puffing to wash the sea …

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4 Translated Reagan R Maiquez Poems

Image courtesy of Reagan R Maiquez That Moment when an Owl Watches over Love At that moment when an owl watches over love, your sleep becomes my heart’s waking up. The wind cradles the disquiet of your departure in the …

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