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8-Duterte English Page


Calling the leaders of 8-Duterte! 

Task for this week:

  1.  If you have already commented your link, no need to comment it again everytime you update your blogs.
  2. Have a copy of this poem

PRAYER FOR BURMA

By May Ng

Do you recall the land of golden spires?

Where the morning bells are answered with murmurs of saffron prayers

And the silence of bare feet echoing their innocence

In a land overwhelmed by evilness and greed

 

A message of hope for hearts in deepest despair

In a language of love for a people enduring only callousness and betrayal

 

As their Meta Sutra chants rose high up above

Reflecting in the stillness of their gaze

You can see great courage and dignity in the eyes of the Burmese monks

 

I remember the summer a lifetime ago

When your soft hair was shaved and the first time you wore your

Thin-gann the novice monk’s robe

And your beautiful boyish lace was full of determination

With serene downcast eyes

 

After shedding Shinlaung’s ceremonial finery

You remained a Buddhist monk

To devote your life to people and your religion

 

I also remember the dark winter nights

When you stayed up late studying Buddha’s scripture, poetry and politics

Looking to find answers for your people’s suffering

 

Since last September

The war against evil has only just begun

And I know that you will fight on

 

I am quite sure that

Your prayer will be answered

Your hopes will come true

And your fight will be won

 

Not because

Your anger is fiercer

And your power mightier

 

But because

Your cause is just

Your prayers are sincere

You will win in the end

 

There is nothing to stop your spirit and hope

No one can silence your prayers for peace and freedom in Burma

 

We shall not forget our monks who were at the forefront of our march for freedom.

Burma Digest

PROCESS QUESTIONS:

  1.  According to the speaker in the poem, what is happening in his/her country Burma?
  2. What can be done to attain peace and freedom?
  3. What was the role of the monks in the fight for freedom?
  4. Why is the poem entitled “Prayer for Burma?”
  5. How would you feel under similar conditions?
  6. What does this quotation from the poem mean:  “We shall never forget all our monks who were at the forefront of our march for freedom.”
  7. How does this poem show the temperaments and psyche of the Burmese people in their response to the challenges of modernity?

 

DEADLINE FOR YOUR ADVERTISEMENT:  December 15, 2017

Create an advertisement (Print or TV) using one of the propaganda techniques that we have discussed.

CONGRATULATIONS to :

  1.  SEBASTIAN LOUIS J. CRUZ– 3rd Place in Poster Making Contest (Gr. 8)
  2.  JOJIE CEJO– 1st Place in Essay Writing Contest (Gr. 8)
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16 comments

  1. 8-Duterte, please take time to modify the content of your blog. Make a brief introduction and upload the photos of your members.

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