Timetable of Us

7:05 am on a Saturday Good morning texts and motivational affirmations Flood my inbox Because it is your priority On the top of your to-do list On the Google Calendar agenda, I have made for you My love language is time But I took it too literally Placing our past, present, and future In bullet …

Afraid to be your reason

My biggest fear in a relationship is someone giving up everything for me. Their identity, dreams, friends, and create this new life around me. I am afraid they would slowly brew resentment, listing down regrets and what-ifs they forgot to consider. I’m afraid when the days are silent, they create scenarios of decisions they never …

Dear Kenneth, I Love You

Our first conversation was through text We were sitting in the same room Without the “will he or will he not reply” anxiety I was talking while you were typing Because you were unable to speak You were sweet but kind of impulsive You met me out of recommendation After a wisdom tooth extraction For …

Poem Day 5: Sunsets and Beds

I want to wake up next to you Wrapped around in your arms Or back to back on the opposite sides of the bed All I want is to know your presence I want to wake up smelling coffee Brewing, while you try to cook breakfast It’s either burnt or slightly cooked We opt for …

Poem Day 4: Us

You’re the love I thought was made-up My partner in crime But never justified my mistakes I see lights after holding your hand I reach out to an empty space Hoping you’re on the other side of the bed I’d give anything to wake up beside you Every morning and every night Have you be …

Dear Cupid, You’re A Jerk: A Clueless 9 Hour Conversation

When I was fifteen I had very little experience with flirting. I didn’t know how to flirt or tell if someone is flirting with me. Because of this, I came off cold and uninterested. According to a few guys, it was hard to ask me out.  But take note, I was only fifteen and I …

The Silence Of These Scars

I never had a love story Not a princess or knight kind of beat Each chapter had a villain draped in shiny clothes he was alluring, mysterious He knew the right words, the right moves Left notches on my bed posts He walked in and lead me in the dark had me choking his name …

Wandering Bar Lovers

I don’t know where you’re going and I have no idea where I’m heading might as well try to find a path together While I spill the last drop of whiskey I’m halfway drunk but still sober enough These rocky starts and winding roads are hard for someone who can’t walk straight my vision is …