Her attributes have been labelled as “feminine,” which are right-brained priorities of receptivity, intuition, feeling, artistic pursuit. In the last four decades she is said to have developed “masculine” priorities in left brain assertiveness, intellectual pursuit, science, organization, mathematics. Living through discontinuities in her life, global statistics affirm – she is living a longer life than him. Because of all these, it has been said the 21st century is the woman’s century. Two issues of Dagmay harvests the promise of March and new beginnings in the poetry and prose of Agnes Miclat Cacayan, Rosalie Zerrudo, Lourdes Birondo Caharian, and painting by Anna Rhieza Rallos.
MARIA VIRGINIA YAP MORALES