Press Year • Peter Solis Nery
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PRESS : YEAR 2006



EVERYDAY since February, a Hiligaynon tabloid, Hublas nga Kamatuoran (Naked Truth), publishes an erotic sonnet, a move that has earned it mixed reviews and more readers.

Sales of the newspaper in Iloilo City have improved, boosted by the popularity of the erotic sonnets among its low-income readers, said publisher Danny Fajardo.

But readership is not confined to those who peruse for prurient reasons because the poems speak to anyone who celebrates life, love, and language.

The...