Welcome home! Mama always greeted me that way. Why can’t you do that as well? See, the sky is dark now and I worked so hard today; a warm greeting would lighten up my day. But I guess you are too busy with your favorite show. You are kicking the table for three straight minutes … Continue reading Dinner is Served
The world is on top of my table, with all the greasy spots of forgotten memories; a lot of flavorful events and a couple of porcelain plates, which in the end turns out to be a fake. Just like the smiling faces around my place. Every second ticks like there is no tomorrow. Every minute … Continue reading Remedy
Sa tren ng byaheng pang-umaga, may bitbit na bag sa kaliwa, sabay hawak sa kamay ng bata. Isangdaang oras ang lumipas ang kamay ay naging kalansay. Patak ng luha, bumaon sa kailaliman ng lupa. Sa dulo ng paa roon tumubo ang ulo ng bagong bata. Sige, subukan mong hawakan. Gumuho tuloy ang gusali sa may … Continue reading Takbo
From a writing prompt: A relationship is developing between two people, but they speak a different language. ---- I understand The only words Tala wished to hear since she was eight years old.
"I want to see a rainbow," Abie said. "Alright, tomorrow," Mom answered while she was in bed. "No! I want to see it today," the young girl insisted. "Don't do this darling. Mommy can't walk you there today. Tomorrow instead." "Why? You never keep your promise," Abie ran out the door. "Tomorrow." The lines went … Continue reading Midnight
Annie dances across the room, pointing one foot every after three steps. With her pastel blue dress, she steps on burning charcoals everywhere. Then she hears a whisper above, "Honey, dinner's ready." She opens her eyes. She's back to her white covered bed, only moving her eyes to answer "Yes"
I remember Hans walked slowly, looking down on his foot. He was counting every brick, I guess. He greeted me every day, but I thought he forgotten it that day. But I saw him in the middle of the road. It was a busy hour, and I rushed to call him back. Everything was slow … Continue reading Soft