Usapang future

“Meron kasi akong gauge eh,” sabi niya. “Dati kasi, inisip ko, kung bibigyan ako ng chance na bumalik sa past ko, babalik ako sa college at itatama ko lahat ng maling ginawa ko sa dati kong relasyon. Pero ngayon, hindi na. Ayoko nang itama yun. Kung bibigyan ako ng chance na bumalik sa past ko,…

Reckless

Cancelling at the last minute a four-day vacation to a country she’s never been because she realized she’d rather spend a day in a place that’s not new, somewhere she’s always been, as long as she’s with him? She’s back to loving recklessly, baby.

Millisecond (an update)

the millisecond before her feet touched the ground, she fell in love, & she’s never touched the ground again since, it’s been almost 3 years

Huwag kang matakot na umibig at lumuha

Naka-pinta ito sa dingding ng bahay ng kaibigan ko. Nasa bandang taas, malapit na sa kisame, para kailangan mong tingalain itong isa sa mga bilin sa atin ng Eraserheads. Aba Ely, sa dinami-rami ng mga bagay na kinatatakutan ko, ehem, in fairness to me, ang umibig o ang lumuha nang dahil sa pag-ibig ay hindi…

Naks.

I fell in love with Sagada the first time I went there. The second time I went there, I fell in love even more. . . with Michael.  

don’t marry your best friend

They say, marry your best friend, but I say, no, don’t. Marry instead that person you love but can’t seem to figure out and understand. Then you’ll spend each day trying to predict and master his ways, and you’ll be pleasantly disappointed each time, coz he’s still got a lot of secrets under his sleeves….

For Ilaya and Awit

Dear Ilaya and Awit, Hello,—do you still use that now—I’m your mother. But I’m writing this in 2011, I’m 27, and you haven’t been born yet. (I was also going to say you haven’t even been conceived yet, but if you’re reading this before you can even spell your receive’s and conceive’s correctly, don’t be…