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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…

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…