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cecile s. yumul
cecile s yumul SIPHONED, SHRIVELLED sucked dry, drilled, chipped, blown to fine dust the granite, marble and other minerals from underground. Then you wonder why the earth shakes when you have emptied what holds it together solid underneath?

Axed, chainsawed, milled to a pulp, ripped out of its deep anchor that which hold our middle earth together. Now you question why the earth is heating up like an inferno for lack of water and green shelter?

Smoked, burned, poisoned,flattened to the ground our mountain ranges , plateaus, and valleys. Do you still ask why whole communites are burried in mud, claysilt, and stumps of mangled trees?

Most (in)human acts of men trigger the end of days rather some prophecy or writing on the wall.

[About the author. Cecile Santos Yumul is a veteran award winning Broadcast Journalist, a visionary teacher (Most Outstanding Teacher of the Philipines in 1992), a nationalist (Most Outstanding Kapampangan for Education in 1993), an environmentalist, and a dedicated daughter. She has over 35 years experience in the field of arts as an actor, director, and author. She is a published writer (Woman's Magazine) of essays, poems, short stories, and social commentaries. She currently resides in Lakandula, Mabalacat, Pampanga with her Mother, 18 dogs, doves, and bonsais.]

-Posted: 6:42 PM 3/19/11 | More of this author on eK!