Kristine Buenavista
Kristine feels very connected with rural living for it allows her to live slow, cycle slow, immerse deeper, and wrestle with kids on hay. Poetry usually finds her on the seashore or the bus window. She takes virtual naps at SaltandSonder.com.

Articles by Kristine Buenavista

A Janitor Named "Hudas" - Project Iloilo

A Janitor Named “Hudas”

There was no hesitation when Pablo Hayacon invited me inside their home. My…

Zen of Ibos - Project Iloilo

Eating Zen: Ibos and The Modern Struggle

Where Maria lives, the crickets fill the surroundings with full, delightful sounds every…

Ang Bakero: How a Cow Herder Became a Poet

His violin would bleed at 2 PM. Around that hour of the day,…

Lakat - Project Iloilo

LAKAT: A Walk to School, A Pilgrimage to Dreams

The overflowing river took their lives away. Six young children wanted to cross…

Baylehan In My Mind - Project Iloilo

Baylehan in My Mind

Nobody danced alone. The only compasses we had in those evenings: the distant…

Nawung Ni Lin-ay - Project Iloilo

Nawung ni Lin-ay: A Collage

We were traversing the waters of Carles when I saw her; she found…

Momo Dalisay - Project Iloilo

Momo Dalisay, The HEARTist

We as artists see all these images dancing in the cycle of creation.…