I took
(care of)
a child
(not my own),
while back home,
my sister took
(care of)

I did this
for ten years.

Now, my
child calls my
sister: mother,
and calls
me: auntie.

*Inspired by the documentary Kunyang, directed by Vivian N. Limpin and Kat LoreƱos

Sting Lacson

A writer. By degree and by profession. Also strongly advocates ten-finger typing to all writers because that's what you do for a living, so be efficient at it.

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My Literary Side

"The Words come from the Divine; from the Muse the Idea. The Poet merely transcribes." ┼Old Sumerian proverb

(Kidding, I made that up. LOL)