Laughter surprisingly comes easy for Patria “Patty” Rivera, the pre-eminent poet of Filipino descent in Canada, whose literary work do not exactly shy away from pathos, chaos, and the dark underbelly of life. She laughs when asked about why she writes poetry, how she writes…
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Welcome to Asian-Canadian Observer by me, Marites (Tess) Sison. I look beyond the surface of things, pursue unexplored angles, and come up with fresh…

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