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I Am Integrity

I Am Integrity   I am a believer of Integrity. For me, Integrity is a simple word and yet it’s hard to see the full implications of it. Like in the workplace, in our government. Especially government officials, different government…
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I Am Patriotism

The spirit of volunteerism is what makes me proud to be a Filipino at this time. Time and again, we are put to test through crisis and calamity; we pick up the pieces together and stand up as one.

Measuring Time

It is no surprise why people have been fascinated with measuring time for decades. It is the thing that gets us through the day. Maybe Bob Dylan was on to something when he warned us “the times they are a changing’.”
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The Wrong End

Most times gun violence happens one side cries about the wasted lives, the senseless tragedy and the other cries about the lost opportunity. If only somebody else had a gun, then the game would have changed. The rules would have been different. It is a dangerous situation, but, somehow, the argument goes, the gunman with good intentions will prevail.
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THIS THING CALLED WRITING

To tell the story of ourselves to ourselves.To play God.To make the story come out the way we would rather have it rather than the way it was.To have something you can do in your underwear and without having to shave.To stop the voices in our heads.

Black and Blue

Each submission has been carefully curated to provide both writers and readers a melancholic and grim feel as a stark contrast to February's otherwise cheery atmosphere.