“On the Wire” is a work of creative non-fiction that weaves together a local myth and actual events to describe the devastating effects of Typhoon Ketsana, which struck Marikina, a small but progressive city in the Philippines, on September 2009. It explores how colonial subjugation has erased a people’s memory of their collective soul and has severed their strong ties to the land, thus putting the lives of future generations in jeopardy.
Lumba, S. F.
On the Wire.
Landscapes: the Journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language, 8(1).
Retrieved from http://ro.ecu.edu.au/landscapes/vol8/iss1/19
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