As the door opens, the bright shine of the sun gives a quick blinding trap for the guests' eyes. Right then, as their eyes adjust to the light, they see the silhouette of another bright gem entering the hall. This moment is the start of till death do us part. How does a wedding's captivating bride's first … Continue reading Of Weddings and Rainy Days
In times when everything seemed dried out of life, there are those little workers who keep on doing their part to keep death from turning up one day. Even in life, there are a lot of struggles and even some walls that stop us along the way. However, we can see them as the finish … Continue reading Start of another journey
Have you ever experienced being stuck in the neverending cycle of waking up, commuting to work, getting to the office, commuting back home, and then simply just falling asleep? I never really had this kind of problem before, however, as I get older and as I become more acquainted with the busy work life, it … Continue reading Getting back to writing
The soil was made and so was man. Every cell, every breath, every time is the same for everyone else’s, so why not yours? Experience. Life happens. The pen writes when the storyteller begins to speak. The hour hand turns after minutes have passed and seconds have completed the rounds. You see, he speaks, she … Continue reading Breathe Free
As I worked through my new job this year, there had been little time left for me to do any writing. I mean, typing stories or poems for myself. There had been enough hours for me to simply relax and sleep. I wanted time off from facing my Chromebook/laptop that it started to get too … Continue reading Rekindling the Drive for Writing
First love, love at first sight, or a love that lasts? Many may instantly pick the last option because it promises a long time for a certain relationship. There is that hopeful feeling of spending love with someone who would actually stay for a while and not simply go on a bliss. But, how about … Continue reading Love Options Before the New Year Starts
Tagalog comics, English novels, Japanese manga, TV series subtitles, advertisements, newspaper reports, online article bits, and more: there are a lot of text that we read every day. They can be mundane, profound, inspiring, heartbreaking, or whatever the reader incorporates to them. However, there are times that reading is usually related to the opportunity of … Continue reading How do you read?
Has anyone really been ready to love? Is there a certain schedule that you can mark in your calendar and finally set aside for a couple of days, weeks or even months? If there is such a thing, I wish someone could tell me the proper steps right now. Is there a certain schedule that … Continue reading I am ready to fall in love
Filipino or English, what should I use to better share my ideas? With a background in communication studies specifically in language and culture, I learned that there isn't a "better" language. Moreover, the thought of providing a distinct hierarchy of languages that makes one the best is affected by various factors which can be seen within the … Continue reading On Writing (3): Language – Filipino or English?
A dozen of scenarios plays back and forth in my mind. I get sleepless nights, tossing and turning with all these grand images knocking, crawling, and sometimes, frolicking their way to my consciousness. With this kind of dilemma, I set up a small space beside my bed with pieces of paper and sets of pens. … Continue reading On Writing (2): Lost interest, missed opportunity