Before long, I found myself thinking and dreaming in German, and I wondered what Dad would have thought of that.
All the cards do–I say as if it’s a small thing–is show you yourself.
I do not know how to shed my childhood, this old snake’s skin. My childhood weighs on my bones and hinders all my movements.
In this list, he translates the Bisaya word for “mother-of-pearl,” but not the Bisaya word for “mother.”
neighborhood, our village, our town, our state, our history, our beaches, our apples, our army… are mightier, prettier, tastier, richer, more meaningful, more special, more courageous than those of the rest of the world.