• The Voyage

    Cutting through waves A swath of foam; Green-gray curdles Trail underfoot. A raft of makeshift hopes, Adrift for days And aimless: Steered blindly on. Beyond the mist, Cobbles and ...

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    The Voyage
  • Organized Madness: Lizard

    LIZARD, by Banana Yoshimoto 180 pages, Fiction from Pocket Books "I dropped a bowl and broke it, which upset me so much that I burst into tears. Then I decided to sit down and read a comic, ...

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    Organized Madness: Lizard
  • Shoes

    The soles antediluvian of my hollow being sustain with silent patience, or patient silence, the blunt end of your insecurities and neuroses. Have you ever thought of the beatings I get ...

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  • Coffee Break

    I love coffee. This is a simple declaration of fact. I am not saying that I love coffee as a last resort to resurrect a dying showbiz career as an endorser for this amphetamine-loaded brew. Neither ...

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    Coffee Break

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Shirley Siaton-Parabia is an award-winning author in English, Filipino and Hiligaynon. She is a literary and journalism honors recipient of the Stevan Javellana Foundation, Philippine Information Agency, and West Visayas State University. Her essays, fiction and poetry have been published in The Philippine Star, Panay News, Daily Informer, MOD Magazine and Glitter Magazine. Her plays have been staged at the University of the Philippines-Visayas.

Based in Muscat with her family, Shirley is a black belt in Shotokan Karate, an international certified fitness coach, and an avid powerlifter.

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