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Poems and Parables Gémino H. Abad

Poems and Parables

Gémino H. Abad

Published 2002
ISBN : 9789715423595
Paperback
70 pages
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Two motifs run through and interweave the poems and parables. One motif has to do with the paradoxical nature of language: that is, while words already mean before one speaks, yet other shores seem within reach where the words do not break. The otherMoreTwo motifs run through and interweave the poems and parables. One motif has to do with the paradoxical nature of language: that is, while words already mean before one speaks, yet other shores seem within reach where the words do not break. The other motif deals with our people’s agonies and exultations through the last years of the Marcos dictatorship during which time Truth, father of language, took vengeance openly.