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VERSES TYPHOON YOLANDA: A Storm of Filipino Poets

ByEileen Tabios

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This is a book about a destructive typhoon named Yolanda, or Haiyan, which caused massive damage to the Philippines in November, 2013. This is a sprawling book of poems in English, Filipino, Cebuano, Waray, Hiligaynon. This is a book by poets who teach, poets who study, a poet who drives a tricycle for a living, poets who work for NGOs, poets who are school children. This is a book by 133 Filipino poets who live in the Philippines, the United States, Britain, the Netherlands, South Africa, elsewhere. What is diaspora but the aftermath of storm? All profits from this book will be donated to relief organizations. “Aid is art,” writes Simeon Dumdum, Jr. Now art will aid survivors of the storm. —Susan M. Schultz, poet and editor of Tinfish

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Publication Date
Feb 8, 2014
Language
English
Category
Poetry
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Eileen Tabios

Specifications

Pages
220
Binding
Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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