Joel M Toledo

Lives of Mangroves

Before rich people-politicians dumped hectares of subdivision-soil in the town of Las Piñas in Northern-Manila-then-Rizal, the ocean had cut through the former-railway-slum communities, and tilapia farms had been all over and behind the house. Now and then kansusuwit would get …

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“The Philippines – Marikina City residents on Friday tried to salvage what is left of their homes after severe floods spawned by Typhoon Ulysses subsided, sifting through mud-caked appliances and cars.” ( Shirts we’ve long grown out of. That first …

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Gin, Poetry, and Slaying the Devil: Joel M Toledo Interviews Lourd De Veyra

I caught up with award-winning writer and frontman of the jazz outfit Radioactive Sago Project as he prepares for the launch of his new book of poetry, Marka Demonyo.

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