kalan de uling ash
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“Kalan de Uling”

kalan de uling ash
photo by Vix Maria

 

Like a cinder that turned to ash when the fire’s glory is all consumed… It was a kalan de uling used here in the Philippines that you use for cooking over the common stove. I felt the urge of taking a snap of it when I saw it. There’s something about it that is creepy and beautiful. It kinds of reminds me of the old adage:

From ash (dust) you came, and to ash (dust) you shall return…