When I visited the Philippines for three weeks in February-March 2017, I asked to see some examples of Filipino literature. I was directed first to Jose Rizal, which resulted in a profound and unforgettable personal encounter with this national hero-poet, of which I have written elsewhere. However, I was later given, as a leaving gift, […]

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    20 When I first began to look for a man I was seeking for someone to love me. So I danced in the disco from LA to Frisco just looking for someone to love me. I was on the attack. I was great in the sack – but I just wanted someone to […]

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