Sonny San Juan, Jr.


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E. San Juan, Jr. directs the Philippines Cultural Studies Center in Connecticut, USA. he received his degrees from the University of the Philippines and Harvard University. He taught in various universities, among them the University of California, Davis; Brooklyn College of the City University of New York; Washington State University; and the University of Connecticut. He was recently Fulbright ... more »

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Tagalog Lyric: Sutrang Kulay Kayumanggi

Akala mo’y nasa tabi mo pa ako, namalaging lumpo walang imik o kibo
bagamat alam mo’ng lahat ay nagbabago, nag-iiba, sa daloy ng pangyayari—

walang tigil, kinakabahan-kung di pa nayari, Mahal, yariin mo na!

Laging nagnanais, nagnanasa, akala mo’y udyok ng katawan, ngunit pag-aari mo ba
ang mga bisig na iyan, mukha, suso, vulva, pigi—kanino ba iyan?

Halika sa loob ng kulambo, ibulong mo, kumukutob ang tiwalang nawawala.


Sa likod nati’y hindi makulay na salamin sa bintana kundi bukas na dungawan—
Sapat ba ang isip sa diwa upang malagom ang karanasang ...

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