Poem Day 1: I Cried My First Night

I’ve decided to write one poem every day. This will help me develop my talents and at the same time discipline in writing. This is also another excuse for me to be more active on this blog. I thank my regular readers who have been there since day one and others who probably came across …

Pieces of Peace: An Old Routine

I found myself in somebody else’s bed again. I’ve already mastered this routine, a few bottles here and there. Now I’ve lost my phone in this unfamiliar mess. Tip-toeing the hallways, finding pieces of my self-worth scattered on the floor. There are times, I’d wake up next to a stranger and other days I see …

Dear Cupid, You’re a Jerk: What A Celebrity Crush Taught Me About Love

You know that moment when someone catches your eye and your brain sends a message to the rest of your body to suddenly stop? And then you feel this warm and fluffy sensation all over your body? Well, I had that moment… with Nick Jonas. I never met the guy. I only saw him on …

Sober Truths of a Drunkard

Growing up, my father told me marriage is a lie I shouldn’t believe romance movies or pastors Telling me marriage is the cornerstone of love They’re not asking for approval of some God They are not licensing their right to love and to hold All they want is a grand Facebook post They’re not celebrating …

Dear Cupid, You’re a Jerk: I was a Hopeless Romantic when I was 10

I wish I had a time machine so I could give myself a long lecture about boys and priorities. I would’ve told her that if Hermione focused on getting boys to like her she wouldn’t have been a great witch or worse she would’ve failed a class. If only I could give her a glimpse …

Saint Unknown

I was looking for sanity In all the wrong places Looking at the streets Looking underneath sheets I was looking for sanity Atop the highest buildings Looking for sanity in poison You called me a saint You said I was the saint of the lost Saint of the condemned Saint of the sinners Saint of …

Dear Cupid You’re A Jerk

“Dear Cupid You’re A Jerk” is a series of essays about the mishaps, tragedies, and entertaining moments in my love life. In my short twenty-two years of life, I experienced so much heartache and cringe-worthy moments in my single life and relationships. Such as accidentally liking your crush’s very VERY old picture on Facebook while you …

Wine Stained Dreams

I found Merlot in the liquor cabinet For another night of doubt Empty glasses filled with Wine-stained fantasies Laying on my bed Reaching out to the empty space Imagining someone else’s face They never had names But they were dancing in my dreams I’d wake up the next day With my head throbbing And guilt …