RSSPre-War Works

Andoy Hininginlan | Pantaleon Kardenas

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Andoy, Hininginlan by Pantaleon Kardenas We follow the life of a diligent farmer, Andoy, who is exiled from his community. The family was demanded to leave by his employer who heard the gossips and rumors proliferated by envious neighbors. He leaves his life of abundance, and left for his hometown to start afresh. He misses […]

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Ang Yawa | Pantaleon Kardenas

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Ang Yawa by Pantaleon Kardenas The mother usually looks for food for them (the mother and the son) to eat; however, one day, she was unable to do so since she was in pain due to her sickness. The son would be angry and violent to the mother every time there was nothing prepared for […]

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Hangtud sa Sala! | Escolastico Morre

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Hangtud sa Sala! by Escolastico Morre In this story there was a young man named Floro who was deeply in love with Luisa, Luisa on the other hand was a beautiful young lady and for Floro, Luisa has the prettiest smile in their town. Floro was so dedicated to Luisa, he is so determined to […]

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Gugmang walay paglubad | Escolastico Morre

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Gugmang walay paglubad by Escolastico Morre A story of a forbidden and tragic love affair, Escolastico Morre’s Gugmang Walay Paglubad was published on January 26, 1923. The short tale tells the story of poor a young man named Tomas, who fell in love with Teresing, a woman he had fawned over for quite a while. […]

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Panimalus | Marcelino Navarra

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Panimalus by Marcelino Navarra Donya Basilisa, the heiress of a rich family, visited a small old house with an old woman named Margarita. Margarita wanted to talk to Donya Basilisa about a secret that she kept for a very long time with connection to Donya Basilisa. Margarita narrated her story, about her sister Flordelisa who […]

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Ang Tawo Sa Ilawn Sa Sontana | Marcelino Navarra

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Ang Tawo Sa Ilawn Sa Sontana by Marcelino Navarra It was Lenten season where everyone goes to church to confess their sins with the priest. Titay, a single woman confessed her sins with father Luis. As she confessed, father Luis said something accidentally about himself that caused Titay to panic. As the priest calmed Titay, […]

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Alibangbang | Gardeopatra Quijano

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Alibangbang by Gardeopatra Quijano The poem describes how the persona is enveloped in fascination in his experience with a butterfly. Download: PDF Contributed by: Geomarie Lyle A. Carino & Maria Juanita Theresa Romualdez

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Akong mga Kasakit | Candido Vasquez

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Akong mga Kasakit by Candido Vasquez Akong mga kasakit is a poem that talks about unrequited love and the consequent death, both in the literal and figurative sense. The speaker of the poem opens with how life has been for him and how he has been feeling for the past few days due to the […]

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Daygon Sa Pasko | Angel Enemecio

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Daygon Sa Pasko by Angel Enemecio Enemecio’s Daygon sa Pasko narrates of the story of the birth of Jesus. It talks of how Christmas came to be brought about by the significance of our Savior being born in the humble comfort of a mere manger. It also portrays the merry-making and glorification that us, humans, […]

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Ambut ug Ngano | Candido Vasquez

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Ambut ug Ngano by Candido Vasquez An essay on unrequited love, Ambot ug ngano was written for and dedicated to the woman whom Candido Vasquez loves. In this essay, Vasquez cites the woes that an unrequited love toward a fickle mind brings – a relentless addiction that ushers in both elation and misery. However, despite […]

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