Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Letter to My Grandchildren

by Pablo A. Tariman in Philippines Free Press

Dear Emman and Keya,

As I write this, I am listening to Bach’s “Partita No. 1.” Its playful and unpredictable, if pungently, poignant mood allows me to reflect and express my thoughts as a 62-year-old grandfather.

Emman, I am also in a quandary how to break the sad news to you. Your father, Ericson Acosta, a former Collegian editor like your mother, was picked by the military last February 13 in San Jorge, Samar and is now detained at the Calbayog Provincial Jail in the same province. In time perhaps, I can explain everything.

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