Eileen R. Tabios is a poet working in multiple genres and in-between. She also loves books by writing, reading, publishing, critiquing, romancing and advocating for them. This blog will feature her bibliophilic activities with posts on current book engagements and links to her books and projects related to books.

Thursday, February 15, 2018


R.I.P. Napoleon Abueva, Philippine National Artist and "Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture."

Seems timely to share Abueva's sculpture in my home ... which came to me as a "trophy" for receiving a National Book Award in Poetry for my first book, Beyond Life Sentences. That Pinay Barbie uses it as a seat is a sign of affection, not disrespect.

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