A Poem by Karlo Silverio Sevilla


Because neither subtlety nor obfuscation is the province of the protest poem & if I have to “cheat” with a long title-cum-foreword just to render this (figurative) call to arms call for a non-violent uprising LOUD & CLEAR because we’re all


I would.

Karlo Sevilla lives in Quezon City, Philippines and his poems have appeared or are forthcoming in I am not a silent poet, Philippines Graphic, Philippines Free Press, Radius, Shot Glass Journal, Eastlit, Rambutan, Kitaab, Spank the Carp, and others. He is a volunteer for the labor group Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (Solidarity of Filipino Workers).

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