November 15, 2013 @ 7:58 pm. Surrender, Oblivion, Survival On Red Beach, America will soon rumble onto Leyte’s shores with its ships, returning, like MacArthur, to Tacloban’s rescue, on the heels of a planetary emergency for which it feels no guilt or will to fix. History is our tsunami, and in our seaside shelters, we keep watching the tide return, waiting for our cleansing as bodies drown. — Gina Apostol Post navigation “Anderson Cooper, I Also Saw What You Saw . . .”“Suspend all reclamations in Manila Bay.” Comments baycas November 15, 2013 Today, the oldies in the neighborhood are ecstatic on the American Second Leyte Landing. They were even telling the young ones that the first time it was really in Dulag, Leyte and not in Palo. November 15, 2013 at 8:31 pm Reply baycas November 16, 2013 http://globalnation.inquirer.net/91225/like-macarthurs-force-in-1944 November 16, 2013 at 7:45 am Reply BrianB November 15, 2013 http://ideas.time.com/2013/11/14/stop-catastrophizing-relief-efforts-in-the-philippines/ November 15, 2013 at 10:06 pm Reply manuel buencamino November 15, 2013 Ang ganda naman nung paragraphs na yun, I wish I could write like her. November 15, 2013 at 10:25 pm Reply angela November 15, 2013 ang ganda talaga! November 15, 2013 at 10:54 pm Reply BrianB November 16, 2013 Yup. November 16, 2013 at 2:55 am Reply andrew lim November 16, 2013 Oo nga. Very lyrical. Sometimes I see writing from Patricia Evangelista that is like that. November 16, 2013 at 8:06 am Reply baycas November 16, 2013 Typhoon Haiyan: Before and after Aerial images taken over the Philippines reveal the scale of devastation Typhoon Haiyan has caused in the once-vibrant coastal city of Tacloban. The typhoon, known locally as Yolanda, is believed to have killed 2,500 people. Hover or swipe over each satellite photo to view before and after imagery here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/specials/typhoon-haiyan-photos-before-after/ November 16, 2013 at 7:11 am Reply Bert November 16, 2013 My head is in shamble, can’t make head or tail of the mumble. Sorry. November 16, 2013 at 9:31 am Reply angela November 18, 2013 “American soft power and the new battle of Leyte” by Rob Crilly http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/robcrilly/100246309/american-soft-power-and-the-new-battle-of-leyte/ November 18, 2013 at 12:33 am Reply Comment Cancel Reply Name (required) Email (will not be published) (required) Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.