deportation driftwood washes ashore
territorial dispute ripples reach both shores
as far as the i can see blackholes
Billy Antonio was born in 1975 in San Carlos City, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is the author of a mini-chapbook, “In a Country with Two Seasons” (Poems-for-All), two poetry chapbooks, “Losing a Balloon : Haiku and Senryu” (Alien Buddha Press) and “where it was” (Clare Songbirds Publishing House, New York), and a short fiction collection, “Thread and Other Stories” (Alien Buddha Press). Some of his fiction and poetry have been published in journals, magazines (print and online), and anthologies. His poetry has won international recognition including first places in the European Kukai and Shiki Kukai. He is a Dwarf Stars Award nominee. Some of his poems have been translated into several languages. He is a public school teacher.
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