Poetry Issue 10

   Issue # 10: July-December 2008

Marc Gaba



Introduction to Tales


      Fili is based on the first English translation of Jose Rizal's El Filibusterismo, written by Charles Derbyshire in 1912. “Tales,” not unlike other chapters of Fili, is intended to function as three separate lyrics weaving together to produce a longer poem.

               Read excerpts from Tales