I’d Still Love You in the Morning

Writing Prompt from 642 Tiny Things to Write About by the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto: “You’re divorcing your spouse. Rewrite your wedding vows.” I honestly don’t think I’ll ever want to change anything.… Continue reading

Live Like a Flower

I hope some time within this year you wake up one fine morning and manage to tell yourself you’re proud of it all– the times when love that was right became wrong and… Continue reading

Brave Wishes for the New Year

In the coming year, I wish you will be brave. Whatever it is you have to do– chase a dream or make it wait, recollect or remember to forget, seek new loves or… Continue reading

2015 Eats and Feels

January 13 – Artsy Cafe – Maginhawa, Diliman This marks my last year/semester as a UP undergrad. Had a lovely lunch with my girls before we wait in the crazy enrolment lines for… Continue reading

To everyone I loved who left me, I thank you for the gift of poetry

To everyone I loved who left me, do not go back only to tell me you’re sorry. Apologies aren’t bandages and we are not fractured bones that will simply realign over time. We… Continue reading

I’ve Seen the Future

To my six-year old self, Please know I have seen your future. You’re gonna teach and you’re gonna write but it’s gonna feel like you’re just playing around. Yes, it’s gonna be like what… Continue reading

Tonight She Flies

Once there was a girl who fell in love with her fears so she kept them all in a box and tonight she flies. She’s free. It took me a migraine to finish… Continue reading

The ABC of Positivity

Admire yourself   Gravity is the force that attracts us all towards the center of the earth and you are beautiful. You really don’t need someone else to believe facts, You’re beautiful. Feel… Continue reading

Night Lights and Rainfall

Storms are kinder than people. I mean, which between the two is courteous enough to ask, “Hey excuse me I’m passing through. Would you mind moving aside ‘cause I might destroy you?” Tonight,… Continue reading

Friday Morning Bus Ride

  I still look for you even in places where I know you’ll never go to. You hide yourself well in pen tips and pencil tops and pictures taken. That’s why I make… Continue reading

P.S. I LOVED YOU

I have a long overdue confession. There is something I have been meaning to tell you but the timing’s just never right. Well, except tonight. Please be informed that you’re my most favorite fade… Continue reading

A LOVE LETTER FOR HUMANKIND

“If you want to be happy, be.” – Leo Tolstoy – Dear human, You don’t have to have that grand plan. If your to-do list says all you have to do on a… Continue reading

Stars Know When It’s Time to Fall

“I’ll race you to Planet Earth,” one star said. “Let’s fall together,” the other star answered. That same night, the darkest of skies lit up and the Universe granted the world a wish… Continue reading

I know why you’re still awake at 2am

  If you’re still awake at 2AM, that’s because someone you used to love remembers you fondly. Believe me it’s not your strong cup of coffee that’s making you feel uneasy but the… Continue reading

A Self-Portrait

Today at work, we were asked to draw a self-portrait and to write three things we like about ourselves. While the others drew pencil sketches and cartoonized versions of themselves paired with the… Continue reading