Eddie Boy – by Michael Marino

Eddie Boy Edwardo was a 16-year-old boy from our village. He is widely known as Eddie Boy the Pandesal vendor. Every morning of every day routine he roams around the village to sell pandesal to every household. One morning, while I was outside, Eddie Boy passed by our house. One boy of his age emerged [...]

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The Flower Girl – by Michael Marino

THE FLOWER GIRL It was late in the afternoon last Feb. 5 when I came out of Megamall in Ortigas, Pasig City. I saw a little girl, probably around 7 years old, selling Sampaguita flower by the sidewalk of the parking space. She looked clean, her clothes don’t look tampered and isn’t ripped as well, [...]

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