lantern parade

Sabi ng site stats ko, marami raw napadpad dito dahil sa pag-Google ng “kailan ang valentines day”. Sayang, ngayon ko lang nakita. Ano kayang nangyari sa kanila nung Feb 14, no? Masaya kaya sila? Ignorance is bliss daw eh. Naalala ko tuloy nung isang kinaumagahan ng Lantern Parade sa UP. Naglalakad ako nun sa Acad…

Pikit-mata

Sabi ko dati, gusto kong mapangasawa e isang artist, yung painter, o glassblower o potter pa nga, kung talagang sinuswerte. O kaya rockstar, yung bahista para hindi masyadong pansinin. O kaya, kung hindi talaga artist o rockstar, basta taga-UP, okey na ako dun. (Hindi ko na pinagpilitan ang option na “all of the above”. Bata…

pagbawi

Binabawi ko na/ ang tinuran ko dating minamahal kita/ nang higit sa minahal ko siya sapagkat ngayon ay minamahal/ na  kita hindi nang higit/ o kulang sa minahal ko sila/ kundi basta minamahal kita minamahal kita.

It’s 12 noon and I’m writing about you again

My favorite one- to three-liner “author” Brian Andreas wrote, “I think you love people until you get to understand them, she said [and] I said, what happens then? [and] she said, O, that’s when you move away,” and after  more than a year, you’re doing pretty well, I still haven’t figured you out, and at the rate things…

Please don’t omit flowers

And so I received flowers for the first time last Valentine’s Day. It’s no big deal really, except that, just moments before that, I was thinking of texting my friend Monica how I’ve never received flowers ever (but especially on Valentine’s Day),  how I wonder how it feels to carry around three roses while trying not…