Mylah De Leon

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Massacre at the most fabulous city of fun

LAS VEGAS has always been a magnet,  drawing millions for the inspiration provided by its  symbols and characters, and what it says about us and our society – viewed as a ceaseful for the crass or pleasure palace for the masses and … Continue reading

October 07, 2017

Come fly with me

WHENEVER I see glossy posters of folks waving happily as they hop on a plane, I realize what a lying society we live in today. Nobody is happy, hanging 35,000 feet in the sky, cocooned inside the belly of a … Continue reading

July 22, 2017

Photos can sing like a Russian novel

WORDS are mere grace notes, and I’ve dealt with them all my life. They are adequate for many of our purposes, even indispensable for most.  They can, of course, be immeasurably beautiful and graceful. But they can’t do everything. Testimonial … Continue reading

July 01, 2017

Suddenly, it’s summer

“Summer time and the living is easy,” says Gershwin. It is more mellow than autumn, more tender than spring and away from the inhospitable glare of spring. Summer has officially arrived and been felt. It’s that season when time stands … Continue reading

June 28, 2017

The fast food of literature

Unlike the novelist, the poet nor a playwright, columnists are not performing center ring. They must be contented with their self-imposed role of being second-class citizens in the world of literati. With this undisciplined existence, a columnist is licensed to … Continue reading

June 24, 2017

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