Light Source

Sarado na ang mga balay, tulog na halos tanan. Abri pa akong mga mata, nakatunganga sa bintana, nagahulat nga mahulog ang langit sa yuta. "Ingani diay ang lockdown?" Nakita nako ang bulan, nindot kaayo, dako og hayag sa layo. Ana sila n...

How about you? Do you love you?

It's the same as it was a few days ago. The air is wet but chilly. It's dark and quiet but the moonlight is just enough to shed light and expose his pent up frustrations. Here in this balcony with a bottle of Chardonnay on hand, he st...

Home

Walking along a somewhat familiar road, it’s cold but the wind’s embrace felt like home, I didn’t know exactly where to go but the road I was taking seemed a road I countlessly encountered, it was gloomy but the further I walk the more...

Guitar String

One day, I told him about the book I just read. "It made me depressed," I said. I showed him an exaggerated sad face. "I can't relate. I don't like to read," he said. We were eating the pancakes I prepared for our afternoon snack. I chuck...

Wonderwall

Every time I go out from our classroom going home after class, the way for me to get out from the building is to walk through the pathway going to the guard house. At that particular pathway, I had an infatuation about a person who is remar...

My Long Term Crush

Hindi ko akalaing dadating yung araw na to. Araw na makakausap kita, makakakwentuhan,magiging kaibigan. ...13 years ago nung nagkaroon ko ng crush sayo. 2nd year highschool ako at nasa 3rd year ka. Magkatabi yung classroom natin nun. Na...

Never the Present

There's one lonely girl na laging options. That's what she thinks and here's the story behind...   First time niyang sumali sa isang singing contest noong grade school siya at runner up lang siya. Sunod niyang sinalihan ay beauty...

Ang babaeng na-friend zone

Hi Paolo. It's been months since we stopped talking. Since I decided to stop talking to you. Naawa na kasi ako sa sarili ko na para akong nanlilimos ng oras sayo. Ang rupok ko sa part na kayang kaya kong magreply agad after you ignore me...

Friendship Versus Relationship: Bakit kailangang Pumili?

Friendship versus Relationship. Dalawang relasyon na sana laging masaya, sana hindi nasisira, sana hindi kailangang pumili, sana walang binibitawan, sana walang nasasaktan. Higit walong taon nang magkaiban si Hazel at Paula. Nagkakilala ...

Liwanag ng Buhay Ko

Liwanag ko Dalagita, "You are may sunshine my only sunshine you make me happy when skies are grey" Isang kataga na narinig ko sa kantang You are my sunshine na inawit ng sikat na singer na si Moira. Habang ako ay nakikinig sa kantang it...

It’s Not About Where You’re Going, It’s About Who You’re Going There With

When it comes to traveling, people usually pick the best tourist spots, the finest beaches, the most famous landmarks, and what not. I don’t want to be hypocritical, I do that too. Kung ano yung maganda, kung ano yung uso, kung ano yung sik...

A Vanished Love

The first time I met you nung time na fiesta sa lugar ng tita ko. Inaabang abangan kita nun nung sinabi ng pinsan ko na pupunta ka. At nung time na naglalakad ka palang sa kalsada napangiti nako at hindi ko pinahalata na nakita na kita haha...

LRT Handrail

Tatlo tayo. Hapon nun. LRT Central to Edsa Station. Nakatayo lang tayo. Humawak ako sa handrail at ikaw naman sa kamay ko. Inalis ko yung kamay ko, nilipat sa ibang pwesto at inulit mo yung ginawa mo. Ganun ulit at inulit mo na naman. Ma...

“Paawa Effect” after Break-Up

Mahigit isang taon na magkarelasyon si Kim at Marie. Inakala nila na madami na silang pinagdaanan at handa na sila sa anumang darating pa na pagsubok sa kanila. Sa katanayan pa nga, nagdesisyon si Marie na lumipat na sa bahay nila Kim upang...

The day he said “I love you”

I heard stories of him, on how he looked like and how awesome he is, But I never cared, he never caught my attention back then Because I have set myself to someone or something else.   The day we met is not as romantic or a...

Why It Ended

"Would you want to be my girlfriend?" Those words ruined a blossoming friendship between Fernande and Marcus. Best of buddies, truly inseparable. They stuck to each other in their good times and bad times. They were always friends first, n...

Great revelation comes through season in life we prayed God to spare us.

Seasons in life may bring deepest sadness, struggles and suffering into our lives. That’s how I felt when I went through the darkest season in my life. Betrayal left a scar in my heart that developed insecurity, unending questions, doubts, ...

Out of bounds

Outside the limits of where one is permitted to be. In short restricted. Bakit ba tayo lumalagpas sa bawal? Masaya? Exciting? Thrilling? New experience? O Trip lang? Mga bagay na dapat di kana nandon, kaso PINILI MO. Choice kumbaga. Laha...

To the woman I met in the sea

At exactly 1 month, your boat came to my sea. Our distance is beyond horizon, underwater and under pressure.Among all the fishermen trying to catch me,A woman dressed in black and yellow, I saw. You whipped your rod with your humor, whi...

One Last Shot?

Sitting at the mountain top while watching the city lights and the stars in the dark night sky. Suddenly, I saw a star falling from the sky. Something inside my head whisper to me, "Promise me that you will pull me back everytime I want t...

Valuing my Values

My values are slowly becoming more apparent. I’m learning what situations to detach myself from. I’m no longer measuring the success of my happiness from the amount of social events I leave my house for, yet instead I learned to use a metr...

Unspoken

I was packing up my things and preparing myself to go home when I saw you sitting alone on bench sheltered by a tall mango tree. Memories flashed back in my mind from eight months ago. That place was a huge part of our memories to...

I Killed My Own Father.

She was a good daughter. Everyone thought that she was. But guess what? She wasn't. No one knew that she killed her own father. She didn’t want to keep it. But now, she’s going to tell you her secret---- she killed him in her heart. She k...

From Darkness to Light

Days passed without knowing, I feel full in my life and enjoying, I've always do what I want and I don’t care about my surrounding Without thinking in my mind of my wrong doing.   One time comes and I realized what path I’m taking...

MAHAL KITA KAHIT NA MALI KA

Totoo pala, mahirap pigilan kapag nahulog kana. Kahit nakabitin ka pa lang pero kapag naramdaman mong masaya ka, hindi mo na namamalayan and hindi mo na napapansin na unti unti ka ng nahuhulog, unti unti ng lumalalim, hanggang sa di mo nam...

Baka bukas o baka hindi na talaga

Tila yata mapaglaro talaga ang tadhana Sa dami ng lugar sa jeep pa tayo nagkita. Kinakabahan, nagtataka. Baka ako’y namamalik-mata Kinurap-kurap ko ang aking mga mata – di pa rin makapaniwala Sa tabi ko ikaw ay hindi pa din nawala Ilang mi...

Somewhere I belong

I've been down on the road backpacking. Keep searching out for something. From different face and places that i have seen. I always felt something's missing. Was it you that i have been longing? -HeyitsM

Napatawad na kita

Napadaan ako sa isang kalye sa manila kahapon.biglang sumagi sa isipan ko ang lahat ng alaala ng dating tayo.. Sa aking pagtataka hindi ko na naramdaman ang pamilyar na kirot at sakit na nasa puso ko sa loob ng pitong taon tuwing naalala...

Lost Ground

I had given my heart to someone freely Accepted that person completely And loved him unconditionally Even his imperfections perfectly For years, we had been together He only wounded me deeper Told me he's never been my lover Made me lear...

Pahinga

Hindi ko alam kung bakit kita nagustuhan. Siguro dahil may mga ilang bagay na match tayo. Siguro dahil medyo may pagkakapareho tayo mag-isip. Siguro dahil connected yung tingin natin sa bagay-bagay. Siguro dahil sa kabilang banda, naga...