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She woke up with a headache and an intense longing to hear his voice. Between being buzzed and the almost carnal need to smoke, she chose to search for a way to find him again. You see, she has already imagined how he would sound like.

Shattered Fragments

I know you’re sad. All of a sudden you found yourself in an unfair situation — collecting all the broken pieces of your soul. I don’t know what is the reason for your unhappiness. Perhaps, people failed you, rejected you, they broke your heart for a blurred thought — they left you. And I am…

Draft #21

Ayoko nang Makita ka. Ayoko na. Dahil simula ng gabing iyon, Kung saan walang pag-aalinlangan mo akong niyakap, Noon din ang gabing nagpatunay na kailanma’y hindi mo ako makukuhang mahalin. Ayoko nang makita ka. Ayoko na. Dahil nakapapagod din pa lang maging manhid na sandalan ng pusong minsanang napapagal. Nakangangawit din pa lang maging balikat…

What I Learned From My Breakup

What I learned from my Breakup

By Ashe of Subliminal Wish

How To Let Go Of Bitterness

How to let go of bitterness

By Marisse Lee

Marked

This is the letter you will never get to read. If I could have those days again, I surely would have done better so you would stay longer. It was everyday that I wished you talked to me more often because I kept on holding back. I was afraid to seem too interested in you…

Jitters

Every year since I finished high school, around March and April, I get constantly bothered by an uneasy feeling. I usually get fast and hard thumps on my chest and a troubled tummy. I get anxious, nervous, and fearful that something bad is about to happen even when there’s none. It has become so much…

No More

I don’t think you have even the slightest idea How much I hurt How difficult it is to move on from the past Because the pain, the pain you caused persists No matter how many times I try and pick myself up The countless times I tried to disguise tears with laughter And the endless…

One-Woman Resistance Movement to Hookup Culture

Meeting new people without exerting that much effort just yet is made easy; thanks to social media and dating apps where we take to. Men and women sign up for an account, create a profile, upload photos, and proceed with the fundamentals of online dating. Whatever setup both parties establish beyond the brief getting to know…

Unmasked

I thought we were on our way to something wonderful — Something grand Something beautiful.   All of a sudden, I wake up to a new day with you gone. Just like that — Like the days and weeks before were nothing but my imagination. Text messages and call logs are all I have left…

Drowning

I feel like I am losing you. I feel like Im losing myself too. The thought of me staying just because I couldn’t live without you I couldn’t breathe without you. Struggling between me leaving and me staying. I am drowning with your presence But my presence was drowning with the unknown It should have…