I pause--stare into nothingness the song keeps playing and I'm suspended in time, now.   Life, my life, is happening now, not tomorrow nor sometime in the future.   Life won't begin when everything's in place. It's happening now in the chaos, in the mundane.   In the confusion, frustrations, disappointments. In the unfulfilled.... Continue Reading →

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Clapton

You wake up one day and realize, after 30 years of existence, just how sad Eric Clapton's song "Change the World" is. Funny how life can change the way you experience art.

Baguio for One

Rainy Baguio is perfect for someone who came not to see the sights but to savor the cool weather, good coffee, and solitude. I went there three weeks ago and got to stay at a beautiful, very homely place. It was my first time at the OMF guesthouse but it felt like coming home someplace I've... Continue Reading →

Two Poems

A flock of white birds circle round and round flying far, drawing near dancing a mysterious dance a magical ritual over the brown green mountains beneath blue gray clouds as I sit quietly amidst a noisy crowd at Mines View Park one summer dusk.     The mountains, Blue, gray, green, and brown sit oblivious,... Continue Reading →

Hope

Let life break your heart Don't be afraid to feel again To see the world as it is With all its chaos and beauty It's not everything yet That it was meant to be.   Be scared not to face people With your naked face Look them in the eyes Say things you've been meaning... Continue Reading →

Unspoken

When was the last time you had an unspoken wish? You know… something you wanted to have or wanted to happen but didn’t utter anything about it. Not to anyone. Not even to yourself. It was just a thought that crossed your mind, a feeling that touched your heart for a moment and then was... Continue Reading →

Grateful

My life so far, summarized in a thanksgiving list.. well-provided-for childhood having gone to the sea several times studied in the best schools restoration and healing each time I run away or get sick godly, loving and supportive parents sisters who are also friends intact family a job even before I graduated finishing my (undergrad)... Continue Reading →

Twenty Seven

You know that song which you've loved ever since you first heard it? Then you hear it several times after that just like any other song in your usual playlist. But there comes a moment when it's as if you are listening to it for the very first time and you realize it tells you... Continue Reading →

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