We have been running in circles, cycles Singing hallelujah every day, today Passing by soapbox preachers, hearers Behind a montage of optimistic dreams But no one gets away unscathed, saved With a dormant spirit and ephemeral zeal For when all is gone, we smile a wistful smile And come back to our erstwhile self, sins… Continue reading Full Circle
A quest I hereby embark Towards a path once dark Questions I have to lay down Once and for all, all the way around For sometimes we cease to exist Finding something is amiss: Is life a harlequin tapestry Of meadows, green and dandeliony Buckets of sun dried marigold Ferris wheels of new and old… Continue reading Lost in Transition
I was munching some bits of tangy chicken from my lunch plate while attempting to digest a side dish of literature. For almost four years since I graduated from the university, I was overwhelmed with giddiness to be back. So there I was, slouching in the campus cafeteria, wallowing in appetite and nostalgia while mentally cramming… Continue reading Campus Lunch Vignette
I’m the sky. You’re the sea. Above you, I fly. In you, I see me.
Kung sakaling masumpungan mo- na pumalaot sa ‘king teritoryo, maaaring huwag magtagal. Damdamin ay mapapagal.
Ano ba ang tula? ‘Yan ang aking tanong, kay Balmaceda: kulay rosas na sakong. Si Santiago nama’y mas gusto pa’ng kangkong, kung pumpon lamang ng salita sa saknong.