New Trend: Being in a Relationship

Being in a relationship is becoming a trend. It has now become a symbol for some–a symbol of belonging. It allows people to showoff that somebody actually liked or loved him/her. It also lessens people’s list of insecurities as they start to realize that someone can actually appreciate him/her despite being flawed. This is evident […]


I lost many things that I don’t know what to hold anymore. I lost friends, ’cause I knew they aren’t real. I veer off them every time they insist they don’t understand me. I just want to be understood. I lost my identity, ’cause I need money to maintain it, and I still have to […]

My First Semester Experience in the University of the Philippines, Cebu

I’m still a child—since I’m not yet on my eighteenth year—who is still ignorant of some realities of this world. I am a child who has to be independent on some aspects, but has to be dependent on the things that surround her like society, professors, classmates, etc. And in these contradictory challenges I am […]

How I Was and How I Want my Life to be Lived

Sixteen years ago, I was a subtle woman who wore a mask to hide my feelings that wanted to be flaunted so grave; they are so palpable in any feature of my face. Back then, I see myself standing in shame, being an underdog, being bullied, being pulled down even when I’m already at rock […]

A Reflection on the Essays Nature and Three Days to See

Through the essays titled Three Days to See by Hellen Keller and Nature by Ralph Emerson, I noted threeeruditions on my list. Before I go through my list, let me quote Ralph Emerson. “Yet it is certain that the power to produce this delight, does not reside in nature, but in man, or in a […]