theuglywriter

theuglywriter is like water. Put water into cup. Water takes the shape of the cup. Put water into bottle. Water takes the shape of an effin bottle.

Rhum and Coffee

​She can be rhum and coffee IntoxicatingRiveting She makes you feel alive,And in the brink of death She is rhum and coffeeThe darknessThe voidMy depressant She’s my rhum and coffeeMy 4am.My own little worldThe anti-depressant. She is my rhum as…

Sleeping with eyes wide open

​I ruined a good thing Why am I not surprised? I am used to getting sleepless waiting for your messages– when I get lucky, your voiceNow I am just sleepless –  staring at your inbox– but don’t have the guts,…

Appsuggestions

​Paid Apps are usually frowned upon. Especially here in the Philippines, paid apps are a luxury. But if you are the kind where you make the most of your devices’ functionality, these apps will be a good addition to your…

The Vase

​Whodunit?  Friday evening, the mom asked her kids, “Who broke the vase?”  The dad enumerated the whereabouts of the siblings prior to the incident: John was studying in his room when he heard the loud crash in the living room.…

The 2016 HP Pavilion 14

Image credited to HP Philippines website. As I recently damaged the screen of my old touchscreen laptop, I got the new 5th gen Intel i5 2.5Ghz powered 14 inch laptop from HP as a replacement for my year-old 11.6 inch…

Pearl Farm – Davao

Each year we lavish on a trip beyond our budget. Pearl Farm Davao didn’t disappoint. The moment we got there, we were greeted by the welcoming committee with songs and drinks, for a second there I thought I was in…

Clarity

Pocket Horror Story The apartment building was doing some major reconstruction for an expansion they got when a major mall tycoon became a stakeholder. According to the prints, they will convert the dilapidated shithole to a millennial’s condo paradise. This…

Not a Pluviophile

Pluviophile. I am not. I admire and envy people who love the rain. The same cannot be said for me. The rain is a cold and unrelenting reminder of how stupid I can be. It laughs at me for my…

An affordable Media Center

Don’t have the budget or patience to build your very own HTPC? Want a home entertainment system that just works? Do you have excess gadgets just gathering dust in your drawer? Let’s put them to good use. Again. First, you’ll…

REM

You are running barefoot. The marsh is devoid of life other than yours. You feel the cold dew from the grass, the moist dirt beneath you as you haste towards nowhere. You keep on running. You don’t stop to catch…

Road Warrior

Death Toll 10 He has been in Skout for more than 3 years now. He’s met a number of people there too. He’d do it off classes, between breaks or during commute. Tonight, he used the LRT as it is…

Brand Specialist

Death Toll 9 He woke up and found himself five blocks from his workplace. He overslept again. It has been like this since he met his latest client. His last copy allowed him to mingle with some public figures and…