A friend said, “you write, ’cause you’re in pain.” I have second thoughts in agreeing with this statement. Yes, most of the time, I write when my thoughts and feelings overwhelm me. However, I don’t only write about the heartache and circumstances I’m going through. I also write about social issues, and I write journalistic […]
There’s a time to weep and a time to sleep.
But now isn’t the right time.
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 […]
Art is more than performing, entertaining, showing off skills and techniques you rehearsed for years, and educating. Art is a way of life. br> It doesn’t just teach people values; it guides them to the path of mundane daily routines we grow out off or we barely notice. This is why artworks ideally have texture, […]
You teased me with a cheese as a bait as if I’m a mice in dire need of food. I followed your steps, assuming to get the cheese at the end of the sojourn. I followed you, and I fell in love with the process of finding meaning to your actions. I followed you, and […]
Eyes ready to fall The fans are humming for all For all who wants to jam For all who still dream even if chances seem to be hiding For all who desires to love and to be loved. For all who linger in the pain For all who sleeps through loneliness For all who enjoys […]
Abi kog nakalimot nako nimo. Abi kog dawat na nako nga langit ka yuta ko. Pero sa dihang nakakita ko nimo, gusto tika gakson. Sa dihang nakabalo ko nga naa kay presentation, gusto tika tan-awon Sa dihang nagkadako ang itom nga lingin ilalom sa imong mga mata, gusto tika pakatulgon. Sauna ra ni nako gitago […]
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 […]
Lira (Linagan sa Imahen, Retorika at Anyo), the oldest Filipino poetry group arranged the 21st Sining ng Tugma at Sukat workshop last August 27, 2012 at Philippine High School for the Art’s Cafeteria. Sining ng Tugma at Sukat is a program done by LIRA that began since 2008. They wanted to advocate Filipino to be used widely, […]