Guest Post

Better Latte than Ever

When I wake up in the morning, the first thing I look for is a cup of coffee- and the first thought that pops in my mind is you. I don’t know which of the two is more responsible for making my heart jolt and perking me up for a new day. How will I […]

Uncommonly Nobodies

Our love was strong enough, But we decided not to fight for it; When it was leaving, We only held it loose, When it had left, We just let it go — Like we never had anything in common, Nothing we shared, the least, in solitude — Like we were but nobodies to each other; […]

5 Major Types of F*ckboys

Disclaimer: For mature audience only Probably the soundest dating mantra in the age of hook-up culture is, “no time for fuckboys”. And yet, because of the times we live in, we’re probably going to come across a fuckboy nine times out of ten. And unless we never want to have sex again, we may just […]

Love Under The Moon

Chase me into the midnight sun and spoil me with your soft touch Let’s share a blanket under the heat of your presence inside this room.   By Valerie Estrella Deeply Chromatic

Of Intros and Innocence

Hi there. I have made my introductions to you before, but here’s where things get sticky sweet. Let me first clarify a few things. From my last post, I am talking about a new guy who got my attention… That fateful day we were finally introduced was something of innocence. Nothing to really think of, […]

Kay Tagal Kitang Hinintay

Author’s note: This is a short story based on Sponge Cola’s song “Kay Tagal Kitang Hinintay” from their 2011 album “Araw Oras Tagpuan”. I’ve written this around three years ago. Original post can be found on my Facebook account.) A long, winding road in a windy, idyllic view of a seemingly sleepy town. Jeepneys, buses […]

A Playground Made of Garbage (C...

Yes, I’m talking about Coachella. I thought it would be appropriate to do a blog post on attending this incredible music festival, or more like do my best to write a blog post about what I remember from this incredible music festival. So, let’s get to it. It’s been nearly four weeks since Brielle and […]

The Tools of Change Chapter 3.4

Continued from The Tools of Change Chapter 3.3   Syl: – I will start with personal relationships, as that is simpler. V: – But I’ll find my own reasons for Unrelenting Positivity. As you know, I disagree that it’s all for a reason I am interested in what you’re saying about how to remain uninfluenced […]

the Future

A new day begins my heart smiles within. I see you sitting there. As the music fills the air. you do what you usually do, Reading and sometimes writing. Rainbows of glitter and ray of light, Illuminates the Room it becomes so bright. with you I see… the future of me, walking along the path […]

The Tools of Change Chapter 3.3

Continued from The Tools of Change Chapter 3.2   V: – I think people can find Unrelenting Positivity irritating. Syl: – No, they find false cheerfulness irritating. The two are not associated. Or any falseness. V: – My friend, Z, also feels sorry for herself a lot. I try to look on the bright side […]

Litanya Kay Tonyo

Isa na lang, isang beses pa Bago mo tuluyang lisanin ang mga pinagsaluhang tuwa at luha Baka maaari pang pag-usapan, hindi ganyang lagi kang tulala O kayay tatawa, pagdaka’y iiyak Ano ngayon ang kahulugan ng katinuan? Gayong pilit mo itong tinatakasan Wag mong sabihing nagsawa ka na Sa hirap, sa buhay sa politika? Hindi! Ang […]

The Tools of Change Chapter 3.2

Continued from Ch 3.1: The Tools of Change Chapter 3.1 V: – Things better with W. Stopped bickering. But I’m aware of how difficult it is to be grateful or positive around him. When he complains so much. Syl: – Yes. Negativity is a contagious disease. V: – It’s the “I’m superior” complaining. Everything/everyone is […]