May sabihin ako sayo Yun ganing gipost mo sa Facebook Feeling ko ako man yung ginaparinig mo Nung gisabi mo gud na puro pagwapa lang Ako man talaga yun ba No offence ha Wag ka sana masyado maki-alam Kasi Facebook ko man yun Kung gusto ko mag selfie araw-araw Wala ka mang magawa Bakit ka … Continue reading Poetry: Sosyal Media
If there is one thing that journalists are scared of: it is the fear of the letter I Continue reading Toastmasters: My fear of the letter I
Impromptu, I told Patricia one afternoon over e-mail, is waking up to the strangeness of life and write about it in 10 paragraphs or more.
February marked my first year of living in Malang, the longest in my history of transient life, surpassing my length of stay in Manila, Jakarta, and Balut Island near the Philippines-Indonesia maritime border. In case you wonder, why Malang? I’ve written a post about that here. Continue reading “Almost Indonesian”
the rain doesn’t come as a surprise. Clouds, already grey from afar, marching in funeral solemn. And the sun retreats to make way for gentle tears, a prelude into the fated mourning. Bikers should know that by now, it’s time to put their coats on. And I have known long before my knees clutched on … Continue reading Poetry: In Malang
Five days ago, I saw the Yellow Star appear infront of me after alighting from a taxi that brought me from Lombok airport to Tanjung. She wore a striped shirt and a pair of dark-rimmed glasses that never failed her to stand out from a crowd. The Yellow Star rushed and extended her arms, as … Continue reading I saw the Yellow Star in Lombok