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RIC S. BASTASA


the little brown boy from Luyuran


he is the eldest of four
age is 7
he quit school

his mother is a
drunkard and
lives with another
man in the village

his father is
killed by the
lover of her mother

that early morning
four of them
are fetched to live
with his grandma

they buried his father
and his mother
is nowhere to be found

Submitted: Thursday, January 12, 2012

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