My heart in 8 songs

I've been living under a rock for quite a while now. I'm old school when it comes to my playlist as I manually download songs I like and convert them in mp3 format. Even when Spotify came out in 2008, I remained loyal to my own painful process of procuring music. This is similar to how I treasure invisible scars of my failed relationships. At some point, I have thought of doing things differently but then I was so used to making bad choices that it became a norm.

Kamusta?

Yea, we are all tired after a hard day’s work. But we don’t share the same kind of journey on the inside. We might share the same seat on the same ride but our emotional battles are headed to entirely different routes. You can never judge a person too easily, let alone a cranky one at the end of the day.

Supermoon

I never thought we’d ever reach this moment, he and I, here. We sat down on the cold grass, looked up at the sky to see the Supermoon.

Missing

The continuation to the first Writing Prompt Project by Nitin Nair, entitled Train of Thoughts.    Missing. Episode II Meanwhile… John found himself tied into a chair. Gagged and blindfolded, he tried to stay calm and focus on his current…

Happenstance On 495

Kaitlyn was angry as she drove down the Long Island Expressway. She was late and it was her stepmother’s fault, again. The radio blasted Beyoncé’s Single Ladies as she stared ahead; replaying the argument in her mind. Her foot pressed…

What We Really Want

M: “What’s on your mind? <3 ” Syl: Thinking about what people Really want. M: “Oh. ?” Syl: Well I’d say if one asks most people they say things like success, love, security, fame, popularity. Yes? M: “Yeah.” Syl: Ok,…

Panatang Makabayan

“Sisikapin kong maging isang tunay na Pilipino sa isip, sa salita, at sa gawa.” Panatang Makabayan, pinakabisado sa atin to mula elementarya hanggang hayskul. Napakaganda ng mensahe pero naisasapamuhay ba natin? Sa isip Nag-iisip pa ba tayo ng kapakanan ng…

I miss her

I miss her. Good old Facebook took me down memory lane today. It brought up a video a friend made of me from high school. It’s pretty embarrassing but for some reason, it made me incredibly emotional. I felt this…

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…

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…

Turmoil To Tenderness

Alessia Tono paused on the long stretch of boardwalk, the soft sand delicately splayed across the wooden slats tingling her bare feet, remnants of the typical windswept nights of East Hampton. She breathed in the scent of the early-morning salt…