August 24, 2013

Sun.Star Cebu | The Capital According to a Cebuana (3 of 3 parts)

HER eyes were the softest brown. An almond mole—like an islet below the curve of her right nostril—took after the shape found in the crater of Taal Lake. “Taga-Cebu man ko, ma’am,” she told us—her accent less pronounced than ours. But there was no mistaking that she was one of us. A fellow water vendor called her out after eavesdropping on our self-deprecating remarks about our poor Tagalog. We found an instant ally in this place surrounded by a lake that looked and felt like a sea. She had the slyness of a Bisaya as well. “Ari lang mog palit […]