I’ve been taking stock of my life lately, and as what usually happens when I go through this process, a slight sadness has settled into my routine. Nothing major, only the after-effect of my directionless existentialist musings. I’ve been looking at the things I find important right now, and I weigh them from different perspectives. … More Irony
I sit alone in a coffee shop, eating my way through a warm cinnamon bun with cream cheese frosting dripping along its top. I watch the steam rising from my macchiatto, my eyes passing over the sweet caramel crisscrossing the foamy milk froth layered on top of the espresso. My mind is taken over by … More Loneliness
One day you’re going to see her holding hands with someone who took your chance. She won’t even notice you because she’s busy laughing at the stupid jokes he make. And it will burn your heart seeing that beautiful smile on her face and realizing that you’re not the reason. And then it will finally … More Always
J. It is still clear to me, everything that happened 3 months ago. February 20. Bonifacio Global City. Strange. Ego deserted me and I muddle about for sober words to explain this sudden, awakened fondness. I go about my hectic day distracted, trying to locate a proper drawer in which to confine this incomprehensible stirring. … More Hello, Stranger.
You do not want someone who does not want you. That hurts and that stings. And that is not what love is all about. Don’t sit around waiting for this person to want you. Reject anyone who doesn’t want you. They are not worth it. The first prerequisite for love is to be mutual. Otherwise it’s not okay. … More Mornings, Airports and Breakups
lamang lang siya ng konti, yun lang…. … More Sino ang paborito mong Ex?
You remembered him. Right at that moment when the spoon, filled with steaming brown liquid , hit your lips. Rather, or more accurately, You realized You forgot about him first, and then only remembered him. … More A cup of coffee
To all of you strong, beautiful, flawed but amazing people reading this. You, the breastfeeding mother so used to drinking vodka and beer back when she had less responsibilities and lived a now unimaginable carefree existence, I salute your sacrifice and how you embraced this new and beautiful role. You, the student who tries … More For All Of My Girl Facebook Friend
Buti na lang, Mang Bert, my driver, has the braking skills of Jason Statham. … More The issue of informal settlers from the kolehiyala’s point of view part 2
Have you ever watched the news? I try not to cause it’s so depressing but sometimes I see it, and It’s in these squatter areas where crimes usually happen- drugs, rape (usually it’s dads raping their 6-year-old daughters. Yuuuuck!!! Kill me now!!!), theft, robbery, and stuff. And then they steal their kuryente and cable. Have you seen them on cameras? Tattoos, fake Lebron jerseys and caps, yellow teeth, and skin that looks like the leather you’d buy at 168. Come on. I mean, if they’re gonna do drugs, coke na lang ’no, not naman shabu! Have some dignity naman, guys. … More The issue of informal settlers from the kolehiyala’s point of view