Neile Genica Mijares

Rookie (Jan.15,1987 / Mabolo, Sugbu)

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A feminist, Mijares writes to give light on the changing female roles in the society at large. She is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of San Carlos. She is a member of Bathalad sa Sugbu, a group of Cebuano writers who exults the native Cebuano language in writing poetry. She is also a member of Gabriela, a feminist group based in the Philippines.

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  • Hima - chan (1/3/2009 3:33:00 AM)

    Fabulous as a poet, awesome as a fictionist.: D More power Gen!

    ♥ Pra-pra

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Best Poem of Neile Genica Mijares

Taking The Pencils

(Thank you, Pete for showing the way)

I wept in searching for
the pen I lost among
the clutter inside my bag

Or it might have rolled
off the table while I slept
dreaming of words

I found some pens in the can
but they have long lost the
will to write

Blank
White papers will never be
caressed again with prose and poems

You came by and said:
if the pen you cannot find
its ink have dried or the
ball tip rolls to an unreachable
crevice on the floor

take my pencils and write
to ease the sting inside
your ...

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