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SAIGON De Manila - Fine Artist

SAIGON De Manila

Makati, NCR - Philippines

Saigon Le Manila or Edgar De Castro was born in the Philippines.   Grew up on the Marcos dictatorship for 20 years.   Was doodling since childhood but refrain during adolescent years victim to societal bondage on repressed expression to the theme of the time (drawing in black & white effect my iconic hero; NINOY).   Currently in pursuit of self actualization.   Advocating the education-divide for Special education.   Teacher, Blogger, Poet, Coach, Manager, Lecturer, Associate Broker.   Made some graphic designs for school organ and pursued traditional...more










A Dog Story

April 8th, 2014

I was listening to a news the other day with my class, when we stumbled about a cat story somewhere in Alaska touted to be a town "mayor". What clicked on my distant memories was our very own canine and city ambassador in the summer capital of the Ph... 

Legend of the Fly

August 9th, 2013

A "wiki-poem": The legend of the fly Once upon a time Earth was young, most things are new like fresh morning dew The sky has clouds the stream has ripples A pelican has wings My pad has icloud my wife has nipples a... 

WIPIP Wiki Poem in Progress

August 3rd, 2013

the centenarian Chapter 1 the hatching- Whenever we sat in the park, her in her blue eyes and matching cardigan, she would tell stories so surreal, I imagined when she stood and fiddled with her cardi buttons that a whole Lek... 

Vivat Vivere

May 13th, 2013

Live and Let Live (Vivat Vivere) Collections of current (Dec 2012 to present) poems posted herein FAA A SON REMEMBERS On majestic hill just before twilight reminiscing a wrinkled life in a lite Aura of omniscient's intimate dusk ... 

And the winners are

March 21st, 2013

Below are the winning entries of either several hosted contest of my administered group or participated contest I won: ALL THINGS BEAUTIFUL Inspired by Philippians 4:8 Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whate... 

Jakarta sojourn

March 4th, 2013

Its my 6th visit to Indonesia. This time its to join my wife and probably stay for a long time pursuing my arts and teaching career, I found list of interesting places must visit in Jakarta if Bali is not yet on your mind. Kota Tua--Jakarta is a... 

Poetry Nook

November 25th, 2012

Infinite scroll-work limitless of thought evolving new elements Endless beginning -Saigon ¬©Nov 18, 2012 To post or not to post A mInd overwhelm A waiting keyboard Time thicking Creative overload Simply ego unchecked. N... 

Say Gone and lets begin

November 24th, 2012

I used the pen name "Saigon" way back in college in some odd moniker to being anti establishment, nationalist and survivor.Harboring ambitions for a voice, actively used as inner language and covert sign of personal and political retros...