Sa Ikapitong Gabi

Magsimula tayo. Subalit, hindi ako sigurado kung may sisimulan ba tayong kuwento. O lumilikha lamang tayo ng libro ng prosa upang magmukhang kapani-paniwala ito. Magsimula tayo. Ngunit saan ako magsisimula? Sa pagbilang mula isa hanggang pito? Sa pagbigkas ng bilang isa hanggang tatlumpu’t dalawa? O sa pagbilang mula isa hanggang Read more…

MALAYA by LAS Pahinas

Iniibig kitang malaya Malaya tulad ng ihip ng hangin sa lupa Wala man ito sa aking mga salita Sanay ramdam mo sa aking gawa Nasanay na nang walang kapalit Ang damdaming tinatagong pilit Pangalan mo tuwina ang sambit Nasanay na ikaw hanggang pagpikit Maling sabihin nilalaman ng puso Kahit alam Read more…

Used to

​I stare blankly on people’s faces Everything now is alien to me I see hallow words written and saidUsed to think I’m good at those I eat lasagna and I cry insideWhat a stupid way of eating such I avoid places where I spent hours talking to you even if Read more…

WHAT AM I TO YOU

​Can’t we not be like the old times?  Am I that easy to forget? Might there be a sliver of chance? Isn’t it time you address this? Longing for you – are youLonging for me too? End my confusionWith your decisionHow much I can take, I don’t knowAt most, I’m Read more…

Memory box

I have a box full of memories of you Memories that kept me sane in a world full of insane It brought me happiness and it makes me better In times of sadness and in times of despair Memories of you allowed me to travel back in time When you Read more…

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Invisible 

A glance is a stolen moment you’ve never known I snatched from you is like a flying kiss you always miss to catch. And messages which are kept in drafts are like unsent gift – still return to sender. My smile could have been a “Hello! How are you?” And Read more…

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Soulmates 

Do soulmates come in a form of a hand? That there is right and there’s left? So when one is cold the other will hold? Do soulmates come in a shape of slippers? It’s always in pairs? When one is lost the other ceases to have a purpose? But why Read more…

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Lost

Can we get out of this maze our hearts are intertwined into? Lost in the reverie of you. I don’t know what’s in you that makes me reach out for more. I am lost in these myriads of faces. Something in me craves your touch, your undying devotion, your undivided attention. Read more…

Dead Stars

Are stars really our dead loved ones? ***** Perhaps, the galaxy is a crowded locus of love and heartbreak. It was the site of tears and oblivion — of every core who twinkles because of faded hue about the past. I have this unusual fond toward stars. It reminds me of Read more…

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You

It is creeping in like a shadow in the night The words I wanted to say remains like a still moonlight. Why do I feel heaviness inside of me? Why do I feel like I am going to burst like a balloon filled with water? As if watching you be Read more…