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

Finale

Waves of thinning memories rush to shoreSurprising me with a thunderous roarReminding, remembering for the last timeBefore drowning into the dark side Flashes of familiar facesWhispers of lovely voicesI know them.I knew them.But now, I’m losing every bit of them Little by little, thenAll at onceDrops of water everywhereGathered togetherSending me off to my final … Continue reading Finale

Crystal Clear Blur

Genuine smiles come rarely,Everyone takes their timeDifferences shine brighter than ever before Once the clock strikes three in the morningThe elegant moon bids her farewell, The sun risks another early greeting This, after all, is a unique and mysterious place It’s crystal clearThe blur between then and nowA life worth livingGladly becomes a crazy ride This, … Continue reading Crystal Clear Blur

Mindless, Boundless

Why so serious? The veins in your hands keep tappingReminding you of daybreakYou pick a fork to cut them outBut, they keep fighting for life Why so serious again?Bothered by the sound of the windReminding you of your own breathingYou block the windows with iron barsBut, the wind whistles through the gaps Why, you ask again?With … Continue reading Mindless, Boundless

Hiling

Hindi lang sa Quiapo nakikinig ang butihing MaykapalMinsan sa paglalakad ay may Aleng makapagtatanggalSa mga munting itinatagong sugat, siya'y may itatapalIlahad lang palad at uuwi ka nang may bagong dangal Huminga at itigil muna ang iyong mahabang paglalakadMarahang ibukas at ipakita ang linya ng iyong kanang palad Umupo sa silya at maghintay sa tapat ng … Continue reading Hiling

Snaps, Shots, and Shakes hands

Moonlight draws the crowd closer to the sound Searching for shadows eaten by the nearby ground Was it a cry or a scream of a boy who has yet to be found By the party taking snaps of tears falling on the mound This is the day, the last of summer as they say People … Continue reading Snaps, Shots, and Shakes hands

Wednesday Poetry

It seems like a late start, but I hope to bring life back to my blog. I haven't written anything in the past couple of months as I simply tried to find better ways to adjust to my teaching job. Now, I will try to begin a new routine to bring myself back to writing. … Continue reading Wednesday Poetry