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By • Apr 14th, 2010 • Category: Arts

Tweet Photo taken in Bato, Borongan, Eastern Samar, April 11, 2010.

Borongan Sunrise

By • Dec 18th, 2009 • Category: Arts

Tweet The sun may set in the west, but it always rises in the east. A sunrise is a symbol of a new day, a new challenge, and a new chance of doing better than we did yesterday. Eastern Samar is blessed to receive the first few rays of the sun every day. And that […]

doomed poetry

By • Nov 25th, 2009 • Category: Arts

just like to create poems, and love reading also….
this poem was apparently for my ex…

Love Letter (Version 1)

By • Nov 5th, 2009 • Category: Arts, Commentary, Features

Tweet (It was our encounter that brought me this feeling. A feeling that I cannot fully express due to the constraints imposed to me by the norms of society – ethics…) dearest 26van, i don’t go with stationeries to add some juice to this letter. no greetings that would make your heart scream. no formalities to […]

Street/Straight to Success

By • Oct 21st, 2009 • Category: Arts, Features

Tweet This street I’ll walk onto away from you For me to be closer to your silence.

Sign Up Now for the 6th Lamiraw Regional Creative Writing Workshop

By • Sep 14th, 2009 • Category: Arts, Events

Tweet I received an e-mail from Fhen a week ago regarding the 6th Lamiraw Regional Creative Writing Workshop which I’m posting below. They are now accepting applicants for this year’s workshop to be held on Nov. 4-7 in Calbayog City, Samar. If you’re interested in joining, click here to download the 6th Lamiraw Application Form. […]

Preview photos of the 2009 Padul-ong Festival

By • Sep 7th, 2009 • Category: Arts, Events, Features, News

Tweet The 2009 Padul-ong Festival was held today at the Borongan Town Plaza wherein four schools competed for the P100,000 prize. The group from the Eastern Samar State University(ESSU)-Maydolong Campus bagged the top prize, followed by the Rayhak Han San Julian Group which won P75,000, with Sta. Fe National High School claiming the 3rd place […]

Adi Nadaman Hi Mayo

By • Aug 3rd, 2009 • Category: Arts

Tweet bungto nga ginbayaan borongan it iya ngaran mamingaw gad danay kay damu didto it kalipayan ako in nagtubo’ ha bungto nga minayuyo bisan ak pumakain akon igdadayag taga borongan la gihap hi mayo’ nag-ngunguyngoy it akon dughan kon ikaw in akon nahinunumduman an pamilya nga ginbayaan sugad man an kasangkayan dire ta kamu hingangalimtan […]

Hin ka Bata pa ni Neneng

By • Jul 13th, 2009 • Category: Arts

Tweet nalabitig na hi neneng ma pula-pula na pirme it im-im damu na it ugday hit iya bayhon sugad hin christmas tree nga puno hin dekorasyon hin  ka bata pa ni neneng sugad hin saging nga dire pa lahing An iya nanay ngani siniring uday paghinay kay bangin ka tumambling

Banat Reprezent: “the new Boronganon beat”

By • Jul 6th, 2009 • Category: Arts, Features

Tweet Lot of things happened to me when I spent two weeks in Samar. The main reason for me to be there was a sad one. But nonetheless it really felt good to be back home. After mom’s nine days of wake, I was stuck at our sala spending an evening of quality time as we were planning […]