From Manila

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crowded dyipni 
the kindness of 
perfect strangers




street kids' game ~
who can catch the first
cockroach




peak-hour carriage
the sweet scent of 
potted Sampaguita


bits and pieces thrown together ~ the family home gated churches the city's poor catching rain
Chinese New Year
the makeshift lion's
milk crate head street stalls can't go wrong with the mighty adobo Little Tokyo foreigners pretending they're elsewhere Dunkin' Donuts small hands awaiting the tourist's change children in hysterics the boy's pants split luksong tinik
7-Eleven
my daily coffee guard with a gun image editor adjusting the brightness of dull moments