When there is just so much you can handleYou curl up to a deep sleep to manageThe grueling pain that you couldn't showOne by one, little by little, time and againYou pick each piece and bear a smileA light to help the love of your lifeBut, there is a time you must let goAs your … Continue reading

Revisiting My Old Self

Have you ever had a moment when you wanted to look back to your own self? Perhaps, to see how you were then and find another way to make sense of all your decisions and experiences. In my case, as I get older, I think I become more sentimental and so I pick up on … Continue reading Revisiting My Old Self

My Escape, My Comfort

There were no books in reach as I was growing up. I did not come from a family of readers. However, this reality did not hinder my complex journey with reading. Through the years, I was able to finally identify the various activities and content that bring me comfort. Stories, Cartoons, and Films As a … Continue reading My Escape, My Comfort

Abril: Isa pang pagkakataon

Dati-rati sa loob lamang ng ilang oras ay nakasusulat na ako ng isang buong akda, mapa tula, maikling kuwento o kahit pa nga dula. Iyon ba ay dahil sa malawak at malaya kong kaisipan noong ako'y mas bata pa? O dahil sa pangangailangang dala ng mga markang kaakibat ng mga akda? Sa paglipas ng panahon, … Continue reading Abril: Isa pang pagkakataon

The hopeful glimmer in my eyesJust turned to blurry crystal iceAs I head a resounding crackThat signals them to an attack Unfamiliar greetings I seeShatter walls inside so slowlyAs a child I hid long insideFinally awakes, who then decides To break from the family's care Yet as the child screams within meKnowing I cannot let … Continue reading

A Place of Silence: A Space for Personal Growth

Time flies fast these days that there are moments when I feel like I am being left behind. Not in terms of all the monetary advancements in life, however, it seems that somehow I am being dragged by time as I simply live each day as a routine. This kind of thinking is not helpful … Continue reading A Place of Silence: A Space for Personal Growth

Learning a New Language: How difficult could it be?

It is a new year, I may still be having some difficulties in picking my messed up routine caused by my bad procrastinating habit. Nonetheless, it is the right time to refocus my living energy into something that may help me later and, perhaps, keep my brain working. Among all the possible tasks that I … Continue reading Learning a New Language: How difficult could it be?