November 10, 2007


Mariannet is a fellow diarist. But unlike most of us who rant online about our lousy jobs, bad airline food, and stupid boyfriends, Marrianet penned how much she wish her family out of poverty.

She was 12 years old. Her family is so poor she's been out of school for two fortnights out of lack for transport money.

It seems the world is unfriendly to Mariannet. A nylon cord around her neck was all she could cling unto.

Mariannet Amper killed herself.

May she rest in peace.


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posted by Bryan Anthony the First at 11/10/2007 |



18 Comments:

At 8:31 PM, Anonymous kingdaddyrich said........
nakakalungkot dahil pati ang mga inosenteng katulad niya ay nagdurusa sa hirap ng buhay at nagtatapos sa kamatayan

tsk
 




At 11:04 PM, Blogger Bryan Anthony the First said........
@king: mas nakakalungkot na mostly political posturing lang ang mga nasa congress at malacanang (and that goes to both the administration and the opposition); i dont really feel their sincerity in solving poverty sa ating bansa

sigh...
 




At 12:38 AM, Blogger mrs.j said........
late ko ng na knows to.. at i heard kanina na nilibing na sia., ang lungkot.. biruin mo 12 years old.. hay..

on a happy note! tnx bryan wait tmrw kung sinu ang bilat|!
 




At 1:25 AM, Blogger Bryan Anthony the First said........
@J: your welcome po, cge pasyal ako sayo bukas...

woof
 




At 11:53 AM, Blogger Momel said........
hello bryan!

its been so long since I did this, pero I'm still doing the blogging thing.

I wrote about her too. Us gay folk do think alike, don't we?

Cheers, muah!
 




At 12:33 PM, Blogger Keitaro Hanazawa said........
I can't help but cry when I saw the footage of this child's funeral. Sobra akong affected dun sa hopelessness nung bata. Kung lahat ng batang mahihirap ganun ang gagawin, tataas ng suicide rate sa Pinas.

We should do something about this.
 




At 3:48 PM, Anonymous LAD said........
Blame the government. They killed her.

Blame the system. It killed the child.
 




At 4:43 PM, Blogger CRISTIAN CARLO said........
i am enraged!!!

it's really hard to say something to the world if you're a nobody. but she did the ultimate statement.

curse this government.

if i was there, i should've helped her. in my own little way.
 




At 7:06 PM, Blogger reddavid said........
Nalungkot ako , maluhaluha ako nung mapanood ko sa tv kasi napakabata nya para sumagi, isipin at gawin ang ganung bagay.

Sana magsilbing paalala sa atin ang mga bagay na ito.

Mariannete may you rest in Peace!

PARAISO

Return to a land called paraiso
A place where a dying river ends
No birds dare fly over paraiso
No space allows them to endure
The smoke that screens the air
The grass that's never there
Refrain 1:
And if I could see a single bird
What a joy!
I try to write some words and create
A simple song to be heard by the rest of the
world
II.I live in a land called paraiso

In a house made of cardboard floors and walls
I learned to be free in paraiso
Free to claim anything I see
Matching rags for my clothes
Plastic bags for the colds
Refrain 2:
And if empty cans were all I have
What a joy!
I never fight to take someone else's coins
and live with fear like the rest of the boys
Chorus:
Paraiso, help me make a stand
Paraiso, take me by the hand
Paraiso, make the world understand
That if I could see a single bird
What a joy!
This tired and hungry land could expect
Some truth and hope and respect
From the rest of the world
Repeat Refrain 2
Repeat Chorus
 




At 9:13 PM, Blogger Bryan Anthony the First said........
@momel: mwahs! we're nice and smart guys kasi... :-) miss ya
 




At 9:16 PM, Blogger Bryan Anthony the First said........
@keitaro: exactly, we should pull some strings (even in our own way) to do something about it
 




At 9:16 PM, Blogger Bryan Anthony the First said........
@carlo: our enragement is in order!
 




At 9:18 PM, Blogger Bryan Anthony the First said........
@lad: Sana magising na government natin, sana mag kapuso naman sila.

Government service is not a means of livelihood, it is public service.
 




At 9:20 PM, Blogger Bryan Anthony the First said........
@red: so appropirate yung song na yan, made me cried just browsing along the words...
 




At 11:34 PM, Blogger Kiks said........
marami ang nagalit dito kanina nung ikunwento namin ang istorya ni Mariannet.

nananawagan na kasi kami ng gloria step down dito.

those people in government deserve to be punished for what happened to her.
 




At 1:25 AM, Blogger reddavid said........
blame the govt. hmmmmm
lets just help the govt!:)
 




At 7:35 AM, Blogger Bryan Anthony the First said........
@kiks: the government should make a move na, action ang kailangan, if gloria steps down kasi, i dont see any other better leader as of now...what we should do in 2010 is top make sure the right people sit in malacanang
 




At 7:36 AM, Blogger Bryan Anthony the First said........
@red: right, we should all act together...