Phenomena and poetry in the Philippines

“Contemporary poetics in the Philippines now seem steeped in phenomenology, in narratives about personal struggles with and the experience of diaspora, identity, climate change, poverty, discrimination, feminism and women’s rights, colonial mentality, natural catastrophe, social malnutrition and the lack of diversity and equality.”

You can read my full essay in Cordite 85: The Philippines here:

http://cordite.org.au/essays/phenomenological-filipino/

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