Inferno, the Latest Dan Brown’s Novel

Inferno - Dan BrownDan Brown is back with his latest novel, he displays a character who describes the city of Manila as a city with severe traffic congestion, choking pollution, massive poverty, and prostitution of children who thrive.

This immediately brought criticism from the Philippine government. Although only a novel, but is able to make the state government disrupted. Why? Therefore, the Brown’s novel calls Manila as “Gates of Hell“.

In fact, the government agency that manages Manila felt the need to write to Dan Brown and his novel publisher.

We are not happy with the inaccurate portrayal of our beloved city,” said Francis Tolentino, Manila official governing body.

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Berani Meski Tak Benar

Puisi Saut Poltak Tambunan

Garuda PancasilaSekolahku Sekolah Rakyat biasa di kaki bukit dekat Danau Toba,
di kelas dua kami masih saja belajar membaca dan pelajaran berhitung pun baru sampai di perkalian tiga

Belebas panjang beringas di tangan Encik Guru menyimpan ratusan sidik betis turun temurun sejak zaman Namboruku, membesut anak-anak kampung ke kursi tinggi empuk berlapis beledru

Kata Encik benderaku sang dwi warna merah putih perlambang berani karena benar,
setiap pagi dan siang kami hormat setegak bisa sambil menggegap Indonesia Raya dan Garuda Panca Sila (yang belakangan kutahu tak benar syairnya)*.

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