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a conversation with an expatriate poet in macao

The morning before we had that rarer-than-miracle talk, he told me he had a word fight with his boss. Word fight means they were able to keep their tempers at a diplomatic and manageable degree and did not run to fetch knives and hammers…” by papa osmubal He is there…

a conversation with the beggar

I just hope you would not mind this intrusion of mine, but may I ask what good do you get by sitting here the whole day….” by papa osmubal A bank executive has had enough seeing daily the disturbingly hopeless figure of that beggar slumped in one corner of the…

on hac sa beach

He walks along the beach, and finds a used condom. The waves are full of innocence, as though playing they sway the rubber to the sea and then back to the shore. He walks farther and finds a syringe….”   by papa osmubal   Hac Sa Beach is just the…

three flash

Our thanks to Don Baculao, his associates, and his prosperous cigarette and plastic companies….”   by papa osmubal     1. READING VERLAINE I read Verlaine everyday hours on end in the toilet. If not Verlaine, it is Jose Garcia Villa or Jorge Luis Borges. Many find this habit totally…

stories

Outside the car the world becomes so suddenly beautiful like it never was– the whore, the beggar, the couple, the people, the environs– their pains, their dreams and their sadness are images of life, affirmation of life.…” by papa osmubal     1. JULY 7, 2011: DAY MOM DIED after…