I almost forgot that this year was the first time I ever attended Metro Manila Pride. It was just six months ago and I totally forgot it was this same year that it happened. And that was one of the best moments of the year for me. That day was filled with so much joy…Read more Everything Bends
The body is awake but the mind is somewhere else but where is it? There are no trails of breadcrumbs to find my way back to the beginning. No cruel mother or father to run away from or blame my worst behaviors on. There's just the road ahead of me that goes for miles and…Read more Sleep Walker (a draft)
I was asked by The Polaris Project to contribute a poem with a prompt that was submitted by members and followers. This was the poem I put together, Dark Night, from the prompt given by Olivia Solomon and read by Mandy Cruz.
each time I walk through the threshold of your place the world outside gets smaller so small like physically compress that the seas crash into each other and the continents reform Pangaea and everyone can visit anyone in the world just by walking but I wouldn't go and visit anyone because in your…Read more the smaller world
Recently, a friend asked me to contribute a short erotica piece for one of the publications we both write for. He is going to curate the short pieces and tapped several writers to write personal, non-fiction erotic pieces and I thought about it and said yes. Then I got scared. I remember submitting a piece…Read more erotic
So it was my birthday, yesterday. I usually do the cliche thing and try to write a poem draft like I always do. I write a poem on my birthday, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, sometimes Christmas, and with certain friends' birthdays. I went and revisited a poem I wrote for my birthday two…Read more it was my birthday yesterday
I just got an e-mail a few days ago that a piece I had written and submitted for an open call for submissions for an international literary journal was picked up for publication. My poem The Lamentation Suite is getting published in an anthology. I had totally forgotten that I had submitted for this journal,…Read more still at it