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This is the blog of Ian Rosales Casocot. Filipino writer. Sometime academic. Former backpacker. Twink bait. Hamster lover.


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Thursday, May 15, 2008

entry arrow11:45 PM | "Want to Be My Boyfriend? Please Define"

Just before Valentine’s Day this year, The New York Times' Sunday Styles section asked college students from all over America to "tell the plain truth about what love is like for them." They got more than 1,200 essays by deadline, and none of them about red roses and white tablecloths. (Well, there were three.) They've published the winning essay, by Marguerite Fields, now, and it is one brilliant personal piece. It is funny, witty, and sad -- and damning, too, about the way we love now. Read it.

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