Zeny May Recidoro's Writings
“I can hear the old man sneezing, he’s still here,” mama told me. She’s pressing clothes while I’m doing back-up power points for a group presentation. I don’t trust one group mate to deliver his task – mama’s combating creases. “He must be staying at 68. He’s friends with the landlady,” I replied. Mama tutted, “none of his kids want to take care of him. After...
The examination and presentation of the sacred and the banal, a central image and various personas, straightforward language and abstraction are all played out in The President’s Office and Back to Misunderstanding. The two exhibits are, in simple terms, geographically apart. The President’s Office was done by a group of artists while Back to Misunderstanding was...
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal
(Note: this poem was first published in Cha: An Asian Literary Journal's Issue 18, September 2012) The season cannot make up its mind, It lingered in monsoon without parting with the sun.Rain fell from the glowing sky, It reminded me of an impromptu trip: Siem Reap,Where you said my fingers were like candlesticks,They'd melt in the heat. You weren't...
As painful as its consequences may be, the fall itself comprises a sort of joy.”
—Benjamin Huang, A Cup of Fine Tea: "We"
About Zeny May
I was born on 6 May 1991. Educated at a convent school for elementary and high-school, a hotel school (I lasted only a year) then transferred to the university where I'm currently taking up Art Studies, major in Art History.
Zeny May’s Favorite Books
Ocean of Words, Brothers, Beauty and Sadness, Prayer for Owen Meany, morning in the burned house, Breakfast of Champions, In Praise of Shadows