a dark cloud hangs above me

So I was chatting with someone just the other day, and we aren't close yet, but we got into a conversation and it just rolled and it was lovely. I really could talk for hours. Even if its just on a messaging app. I'm not particular. There's a kind of language on a messenger app…Read more a dark cloud hangs above me

to endure

I honestly don't know if I have any fight left in me. I just read the headlines on the articles that people are sharing on Twitter and Facebook and see how this government blatantly exercising their power like tyrants and despots. I want to rally. I want to protest but there's nothing we can offer…Read more to endure

Social Media Game: Weak / Poor

I thought I'd be more active on social media while I'm here. I'm wandering around the city, hanging out with friends, working, looking for more work, meeting new people. I'm doing stuff and I thought I'd be tweeting more often or taking more photos. Instead, I'm really living the moment. I don't remember to take…Read more Social Media Game: Weak / Poor

I’ve been verified (Manila Bulletin)

Guess who got published today? I wrote this piece last year after, on a whim, I decided to get myself verified on Twitter. It was a relatively simple procedure, surprisingly, but I had a lot of existential questions that came along with the whole exercise. These are my thoughts on the matter. It feels really…Read more I’ve been verified (Manila Bulletin)

The Day of the Dead

It's All Saint's Day or something. Day of the Dead. Something like that. I never did take to the ceremony of it. I remember, because we were so practical as a family, we didn't join in on the whole go-to-the-cemetery-and-respect-the-dead sort of thing. It's a carnival out there at the cemetery this time of the…Read more The Day of the Dead