All You Had
by Jim Pascual Agustin
Issue 6 :: Summer 2010 (poetry)
Jim Pascual Agustin grew up in the Philippines during the Marcos dictatorship. He writes in Filipino and English. His books are Beneath an Angry Star (Anvil Publishing, Manila, 1992) and Salimbayan: Pagaspas sa Bintana (Sipat Publications, Manila, 1994). He moved to South Africa in 1994. He thanks William Burkholder for the birth of the poem "All You Had". Jim maintains a blog at matangmanok.wordpress.com.