Poetry Issue 12:2

   Issue # 12:2 : January 2010

Lawrence Bernabe



Postscripts, Maguindanao



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      Notes/Acknowledgements:

      - Italics in I. Unheimlich / Photo taken from Wikipedia article on Remotely Triggered Earthquakes

      - Chain of evidence breaking adapted from Philippine Daily Inquirer news article, Dec. 12, 2009

      - “Pipi ang ulo, sabog ang mukha, luwa ang mata” adapted from interview, Under One Sky,
      directed and edited by Kiri Dalena, written and produced by Patricia Evangelista,
      voiced by Cheche Lazaro, and aired over ANC

      - “we had/happy times,/yes he came home/there is nothing to see” adapted from interviews, Under One Sky

      - (Pray for me here because we are now here in Ampatuan). Our situation is critical.
      “I-ampo ko diri kay naa na mi diri sa Ampatuan. Kritikal amo sitwasyon diri.”
      SMS by Noel Decena in the morning of Nov. 23, 2009 as reported in inquirer.net