Alalahanin sa Ngayon

Paano nga ba lubusang kumawala Sa gapos, sa hapis ng kahapon? Isang tula, siguro isang pelikula Iyon lamang ang mga inakalang tama Sa loob lamang ba ng tatlo hanggang limang minuto O sa isa hanggang dalawang oras makalalaya Maipahihiwagtig ang nadarama, Hakbanging dapat tuluyang ipanukala Ganoon lang ba kadali? Lumaki sa piling ng kaginhawaan Bagong … Continue reading Alalahanin sa Ngayon

It’s difficult to let go and move on…

...from my decade-old reading assignments and book collection. Whenever I try to remember the stories and books that truly got me into my current fascination with the written works, I can't help but smile and think of the numerous reading assignments I had to complete throughout my high school and university years. There were times … Continue reading It’s difficult to let go and move on…

Looking Back to Spoken Word Poetry

Ever since I've come across the videos of Sarah Kay in college, I learned to appreciate words and the beautiful rhythm of spoken word poetry. Personally, I don't think that I have the courage to present my poems or other written works out loud that's why I love listening to others confidently sharing their works. … Continue reading Looking Back to Spoken Word Poetry

Kuwentong Romansa

Kinapa ni Isabella Villaflor ang malaking piyano sa gitna ng sala. Ngumiti siya at nagsimulang sumayaw. Hinawakan niya ang mahabang asul na bestidang suot-suot niya. Dahan-dahan niyang itinapak ang walang sapin niyang mga paa sa sahig. Paikot siyang umindayog sa paligid ng piyano. Pinagmasdan niyang muli ang kabuuan ng sala at tumigil siya sa pagsayaw. … Continue reading Kuwentong Romansa

Kuwentong Kababalaghan

Paningin Umihip ang malamig na simoy ng hangin at madali nitong napawi ang pagod na aking nararamdaman. Katatapos lamang ng patimpalak at masaya ko sanang iuuwi kay Nanay ang napanalunan kong pera’t medalya. Sinasabayan pa ako ng liwanag ng buwan. Ngunit unti-unting kumikipot ang daan, napuputol ang pagkaluskos ng mga dahon, kumukurap ang liwanag ng … Continue reading Kuwentong Kababalaghan

A Look Back: The Rhetoricians ♥

March 23, 2005 University of the Philippines Los Baños The birth date of The Rhetoricians 🙂 Today is the 10th anniversary of the UPLB Speech Communication organization. A place which I considered a family since the day I became I member in 2010. It is such a wonderful moment to look back to the things … Continue reading A Look Back: The Rhetoricians ♥