Sunday, February 2, 2014



Erle Frayne Argonza y Delago

Radio should be a gentle mentor
whose teachings we take as our own
as we cherish each fact and fable
that it offers us canned lessons;

but Radio is consumed up
by its seeking for money and profits
as every sound that it releases
makes us believe that we are in New York
or London or elsewhere other than Filipinas.
Alien sounds can only nurture best
the filthiest image of our national stature.

[Writ. 07 October 1988, Proj. 8, Quezon City, M.Manila]

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