Saturday, February 26, 2011

Haiku

MERCHANTS OF DEATH
Ana Georgina Ciriaco
DevStud III

Greedy war lovers
Piling high stacks of blood bills
The deaths pile up too.


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LACTIVISM
Camilo Franco Roa
DevStud IV

Mothers are the source
She nurtures the life she bringsThere is none better.



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MOTHER
Margie Angelica M. Sigue
DevStud I

Nine months of bearing
Eternal self-offering
My lifetime “Thank you”.





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ANGLO-SAXON CONFORMISM
Joanne Lara
PolSci IV

Blonde hair and pink lips
Long legs, white skin -- my dream look
So help me, Belo.




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BUSHISM
Kristin Mae Baltazar
DevStud III

One thing not to do:
Don’t “misunderestimate”,
Or Bush might get you.



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HYPERREALITY
Kristin Mae Baltazar
DevStud III

Sex, gamble, get high
Live the dream and lose it all
That’s Vegas for you.



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PROSPERITY THEOLOGY
Radxeanel Pevilvar Cossid
DevStud III

Come all ye faithful
Kneel on my divinity
And you shalt have gold.


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AGENT ORANGE
Erika Baylon
DevStud II

Droplets of poison
Sprayed to end communism
Pose persistent risks.




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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX
Erika Baylon
DevStud II

State leaders and firms
United with armed forces
To form group of thieves.



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SOFT POWER
Rosheic Sims
DevStud III

Perhaps, guns were kept
But the shot right through the minds
Kill better than that.




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JINGOISM
Roland Allan Plares
DevStud II

Foreign policy
Extreme nationalism
USA’s glory




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McFOOD
Roseanne Mae Nacion
PolSci IV

Obesity is their game
Unsafe to health and culture
Fast food is the name.



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PREEMPTIVE STRIKE
Abigail Jamille Julao
DevStud II

Putting out the fire
Even before it started
"That’s our way,” they say.



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TOXIC COLONIALISM
April Ann Cruz
DevStud III

Wastes are being dumped
Global South are victimized
New mask of abuse.



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WHITE SUPREMACIST

Helia Prudenciano
DevStud II

They’re men and they’re white
They have riches, they have might
Non-white’s awful plight.



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AMERICA'S WAR ECONOMY
Joanne Lara
PolSci IV

Your death sustains us
Guns, weapons, toxic substance
Fattened bank accounts.




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MERCHANTS OF DEATH
Rosheic Sims
DevStud III

Purchase death from us
Stronger bombs, larger damage
Business as usual.




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MERCHANTS OF DEATH

Alyssa Fernandez
DevStud III

Weapons for money
War for profit, death for wealth
Lives through trading threat.



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MERCHANTS OF DEATH
Alyssa Fernandez
DevStud III

Gains through selling threat
Money, power, trade to death
Never ending chase.



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MERCHANTS OF DEATH
Mary Grace Fabros
DevStud III

They create battles
Put people in agony
Make death comes to life.




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PREEMPTIVE STRIKE

Jebbick De Guzman
DevStud III

Inflict the first blood
To showcase your dominance
Eliminate “threats”.



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TOXIC COLONIALISM
Mara Villarin
DevStud I

Dirty industries
New import-export market
Hazardous waste trade.



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"Use(her) - Friendly"
(Women in Export Processing Zones)
Bryan Angelo Puerto
PolSci IV

Investments drive Eve
To exploiting people zone
Working to risk life