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Yellow Daydreams

Unlike everyone else who spends summers in beaches, I use the 40 degrees Celsius days drowning in the cold and dark abyss that is my own stream of consciousness. My mind is a generator… Continue reading

Constellations and Rabbit Holes

In case we don’t chance upon each other, I promise to forgive you. And I’ll forgive me too. In case we don’t chance upon each other, this will remain true: more than stars and rabbits, I have loved you.

The Ghost of the Seventh Lamp Post

Once upon a time… (Yes, let’s start the story with that. Why not? All happy endings begin with once upon a time anyway.) Let’s do it again, shall we? So once upon a… Continue reading

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

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

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

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 GUIDE TO SELF-LOVE

    > So you chased the wrong dream and lost the right love. Let it hurt– again and again and again. Then be free. Repeat if necessary.

How to Wait for Nothing (A Step-by-Step Guide)

“And then, suddenly, something is over.” – Louise Glück – (This is for the girl who fell in love with a boy named Nothing.) How to Wait for Nothing (A Step-by-Step Guide) #1… Continue reading

The Fault in our Scars

There is always something you can find worth loving in every human being. And you can tell how well a person loved you by the way they respond to the mere mention of… Continue reading

Of Hopes and Apologies

  “Nobody gets through life without losing a few things on the way.” {Neil Gaiman, Fragile Things}   (An open letter to the good friend I lost three years ago) I am sorry.… Continue reading

In an Alternate Universe

In an alternate universe, I could be an astronaut discovering stars and having them named after me. Or maybe a lawyer handling cases all related to misogyny. In an alternate universe, I could… Continue reading