finding paradise the ugly writers

Finding Paradise

and to pretend that everything is okay,
just to convince ourselves not to break,
is the most painful lie that exists
because paradise is gone, and we’re still here.

Well of sorrow

I could remember how deep we were in-love. It was a well filled with love. Digging it deeper as days passed. But, an unexpected day came. You felt tired. The love we had slowly dried up.  And now the well is filled again. But not with love… it is filled with tears. And baby, I…

lilacs and butterflies the ugly writers

The Land Of Lilacs And Butterflies

In the land of lilacs and butterflies
There is not a cloud in the beautiful blue skies

Love Me the ugly writers

Love Me

what’s the use of dreaming
one thing I’m sure it’s true
at least in my dreams I’m feeling
that someday you’ll love me too

i didn't know the ugly writers binibining e

I Didn’t Know

I didn’t know if you knew
that I am falling for you
I didn’t know how to tell you
that I really do love you


It’s a little smaller and a bit more expensive And the floors are vinyl wood tile not tightly wound carpet Everything from the old apartment fits in here except the double shelves My living room work tables (poetry binders, CDs) line the long not short wall And the queen-size bed has two sides touching walls…

cosmos of the cat the ugly writers

The cosmos of the cat

They come to me, all,
but more, I come to them.
What do we exchange
if not knowing.



Pinangarap at inasam na makaharap ka
ngunit sadyang dikta ng panahon na ilayo ka.
Lumipas ang ilang taon na araw araw
kausap ka, kakwentuhan ka,
ngunit wala sa isip mo na ako’y
nabibighani na sayo.

Look This Way

Look this way.
Turn away from the salt wind.
There’s nothing to fear.
Let me see your face.
I know mine looks a little strange,
but there’s nothing to fear,

why write poetry

Why Write Poetry?

You write poetry as unofficial civil disobedience
because you do not count if silent
and your personal freedom does not mean a thing

if only

IF Only

If only we can be true to ourselves And say what is in our hearts Then maybe we could say That we are truly happy and free If only we can be strong and brave In wearing our hearts in our sleeves Then maybe we could say We take the risk and walk free If…



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