At daybreak she comes She honks and wakes everyone, I get annoyed at the way She rushes, She gushes, She sweeps the tracks. Everyone wants to catch her; But she only stops for a moment. One thing is certain, She passes by the same route - Unwavering. One day, I...
I couldn’t tell her. I had no courage to do it. My mother told me that my first breath when I was born was a deep one, then I started crying. My mother told me it was the most beautiful...
I was wiping the glass shelves when I heard the door chimes dancing. “Another one.” I said to myself. She came as they all usually do; eyes sparkling with excitement and wonder. They usually wait outside until the shop...
Diri Puwede Ipagpa-Buwas Usahay nabalik ka, Dara an bayong nga puno hin kaldero. Usahay, nabalik ka, Dara an sipi hin saging. Ha gab-i, namamanyos ka hin Petrolyo ngan tabako Kay an imo mga tuhod nanhuhubag Mangut-ngot. Tunga’n adlaw nga pag-alog Tunga’n adlaw nga pamahid hin lamesa. Usahay nabalik ka, Dara na...
One day, I was about to travel to Baybay with some friends. We boarded on the van early so our bags were placed beneath the seats immediately. A few moments later, the van was getting filled and suddenly, I...
  Writing and I, we have a looong past together, in fact, she is my ex and my wife at the same time. The first time we met was when I cried as a pre-schooler because during my first day of...
When I see kids nowadays all glued up to their smartphones and tablets. I cringe. I can’t understand how fun it really is. I too have this “unlock-my-phone-swipe-and-see-what’s-going-on-with-the-world-habit and I'm invested in it. I think it is not right to compare...
I had to return the roll-on I bought today because I didn’t notice it was for women. Some blunders happen every now and then in my borrowed life. Good thing I had it changed or else I wouldn’t have...
WHY I LOVE TRAVEL I am not lost when I go To a place I don't know, I am lost when I stay, my mind wanders on its own From a summit down a waterfall, From the streams to the sea, From the oceans to the...
“What the hell is your problem, man?” Sam looked at me with empathy. I held the beer bottle’s nozzle like a gun and pointed it to Sam. He always smelled it if something was bothering me. Sam and I have...