One Hundred Love Poems: Philippine Love Poetry Since 1905

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Gémino H. Abad, Alfred A. Yuson
University of the Philippines Press, 2004 - Literary Collections - 128 pages
The editors have compiled a century's worth of Philippine love poems in English, providing the reader with a long view of the experience of love in our own time and place. The poems are arranged chronologically--according to the poet's birth year--and each poem is accompanied by the date of composition and first publication.

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About the author (2004)

Abad teaches at the University of the Philippines and is the director of the Creative Writing Center.

Born in Manila, Alfred "Krip" Yuson is a creative writer who has authored a dozen books of poetry, fiction, essays, and children's stories. He co-authored the original edition of the "APA Insight Guide to the Philippines" and does occasional travel writing. Yuson has received the SEA Write (Southeast Asian Writers') Award, the first prize in "Asiaweek" magazine's short story competition, and numerous Filipino literary distinctions. A freelance writer/editor, he teaches fiction and poetry at Ateneo de Manila University, and writes a weekly column on the arts for "The Philippine Star", a national daily.

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