So this is happening... I think I've said it before. I really like radio. This is going to be fun. And Franz and Ginny are good friends and, of course, there's Kooky. July 28, 11pm on Radio Inquirer. Tune in, if you're so inclined.
So I dropped by the radio station yesterday, Jam 88.3, for Kooky Tuason's program Bigkas Pilipinas. I was guest there alongside Luna Sicat-Cleto and Jam Pascual. We talked about poetry and got to perform our poetry on air. I've actually done radio guestings before, especially for Sam Oh's show in 99.5 RT, back in the…Read more radio is fun
Last June 22, the Bigkas Pilipinas album was made available on Spotify and I have a track on it where I read my poem The Lamentation Suite. I'm on an album. How did that happen? It has always been my dream to have an album -- a musical one, though -- but I never thought it would…Read more I’m on an album that’s available on Spotify
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.
it's pretty, the lightning, how the darkness is ripped apart by the sudden brilliance and then comes the rolling, growling, reverberation in the sky and we dance in the heaviness of all the metaphors that we attribute to the rain and we chase storms as if we didn't know the rain would drown us…Read more chasing storms