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I Am Integrity

I Am Integrity   I am a believer of Integrity. For me, Integrity is a simple word and yet it’s hard to see the full implications of it. Like in the workplace, in our government. Especially government officials, different government…

Winter’s Footprint

Time burrows with horrors laying dormant behind icy mirrors. Loneliness echoes from regret's bellows. rustling memories’ leaves tumbling like dominoes.
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Breakdown

Who knows, maybe this crash was unavoidable.  Perhaps the lessons I learned through it have kept me from making more serious mistakes.
Relentless

Relentless

You don't have to understand or care, just please will you avert your glare. The need for pride still goes on, as true acceptance has been fought, not won.
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Hope for Sale

I was desperate to get out of the dark So, I spent my last dime on that bulb. It hurt being abused, making me pay more because of a need to have hope.
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Crimson

There was none on the other end of the line. And I gave up trying. It seems it's over. And I just kept crying. Her pulse grew weaker, her breathing more shallow. Her face, whiter, and her whole body colder.…
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I Am Patriotism

The spirit of volunteerism is what makes me proud to be a Filipino at this time. Time and again, we are put to test through crisis and calamity; we pick up the pieces together and stand up as one.
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Noticer

It is true. I am a noticer. The one that notices more than I sometimes care to admit. I notice when a smile doesn't quite reach someone's eyes. I notice when a smile is shared only because one was offered.…
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Head before Heart

Sometimes, the hardest part of being a parent is reminding kids that we love them but we don’t like what we see. Sometimes, our disappointment in them can be depressing. Like young adults, parents can go into depression from being…
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Paalam

Sa bawat tinging nanghuhusga, ako'y lalong lumulubog. Bawat komentong naririnig, puso ko'y nadudurog. Saan at kailan ang aking hangganan? Kung kitilin itong buhay, Poon ako kaya'y Inyong maintindihan?