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Here, A Hero

Heroes. All the people who have done selfless acts, be it to save a team, a child, a nation, a stranger..or sacrifice one’s time, blood, sweat, life for someone or for the greater good. This is us all. We are blessed to have heroes before us and among us, but we are most blessed to … Continue reading

Draw Your Curtains

Draw Your Curtains

Shut her out, take flight Erase the memories with all your might Cloud your heart with bitterness Shout the ugly tale you’ve woven in your drunkenness And say, “I’ll draw my curtains”   But, alas, she found a new life A new song, a new smile So you lift one curtain just to make her … Continue reading

Looking at the Wrong Place

Hear the voice Listen Heed their words But not out of obligation Think Do something if you must If you see nothing wrong with it No matter how unique No matter how some unreasonably see it unfit Understand That your life is your own That concern can hurt when shown That love can, indeed, be … Continue reading

Only I Feel

Only I Feel

To grit my teeth Not because of anger, but thrill   To see a bite Not as violence, but the sweetest hello   To have my face covered And not feel suffocated, but smothered with love   To want to cry so I can get your kisses…   To be stared at and followed around … Continue reading

Feisty Ladies on Petty Girls

Feisty Ladies on Petty Girls

Oh, wow, Shirley’s back! This is hot tamale! Now, let’s add the thick, cracking rock vocals by Brody Dalle. Their dark vocals make music and talk about those cuckoo girls. 😉 Talk about a hot and cool collaboration from these two. The lines that matter: …girls talk shit, making no bones about it When you’re … Continue reading

Mapanlinlang

Mapanlinlang

Sa ‘sang daan at isang ipinakikita mo Nobenta porsyento’y naaayon lamang sa iyong plano Isang kasuklam-suklam na pagpapanggap Para sa ano? Para saan? Para sarili mo ay iangat   Kung nalalaman lamang ng mga alepores mong mangmang Sa simula’t simula pa lang, ikaw na ay kamumuhian Mula sa iyong apelyido, pananalita, ilong, at pagkatao Ano … Continue reading

Weathered

Weathered

Like a rock The wind blows parts of you away The water washes more towards the sea Causing edges, reshaping you Seeing more, seeing through Staying put Till it’s due And you are rock no more But the soft soil that used to surround you

The Stalker’s Hate

The Stalker’s Hate

There’s REAL hate in the world — there’s REAL violence and there’s REAL inhumanity. I leave for Lebanon tomorrow, tomorrow morning for the Syrian border, when you see that kind of suffering, when that exists, the more people would just meditate on that, the less time there is for certain kind of petty judgmental hate… … Continue reading