Everything Bends

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

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it was my birthday yesterday

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

What You Don’t Know (Published in Panorama Magazine)

I got published today! My poem "What You Don't Know" got published in today's issue of ┬áPanorama Magazine of The Manila Bulletin. I am feeling so good right now. This is a poem that originated from one of my one-liner Tweets with the hashtag #forfutureuse. I sometimes find myself writing down a verse or a…Read more What You Don’t Know (Published in Panorama Magazine)

a genuinely profound moment

Last night, on my way home, I felt the need to write a Twitter poem. Anything really, because I just felt that I had experienced a genuinely profound moment. I haven't written a Twitter poem in a while, all my metaphors are repeating themselves and I've been in the same state for quite awhile now…Read more a genuinely profound moment

Let’s Get Crazy at The Imaginarium

Back in college, when I was taking poetry with Dr. Marjorie Evasco, we were all given a poetic movement to do a report on and I was given Surrealism to give a report on and I had to talk about Andre Breton and Dada and I was fascinated by the style but it was never…Read more Let’s Get Crazy at The Imaginarium

TED Talks: The Art of Metaphors by Jane Hirshfield

I said before that I should force myself to watch more TED talks because, well, all the TED talks I've seen has really opened my mind and made me better at all the things that I've done. It has given me a bigger perspective in many things and the experience of watching these videos and…Read more TED Talks: The Art of Metaphors by Jane Hirshfield