Who Murders Halloween?

It wasn’t long ago that trick and treating was so much fun, where kids gather hanging around the streets with their specialized masks on creatively made by their doting moms for this occasion as their annoyed dads yelled over and complained   for a burnt cupcake in the oven or a dish uncooked. It wasn’tContinue reading “Who Murders Halloween?”

The Disturbing Truth Behind the Massive Use of Face Masks and Gloves

    It is day 10 of my mandatory quarantine after arriving in the Philippines.  I am well rested after the long agonizing and emotional journey home.  I am quarantined in a hotel accredited by our local government’s Department of Health for returning Filipinos. Since it is a paid quarantine facility, food, and other basicContinue reading “The Disturbing Truth Behind the Massive Use of Face Masks and Gloves”

Salute

“I never imagined witnessing something like this; never in my lifetime”   it’s like an apocalyptic movie. the airport looks like a ghost deserted town. it used to be just a movie scene.it used to be just a book narrative. it used to be just a perfect screenplay pitch. but I saw it with myContinue reading “Salute”

Just Like You

thunderstorms masquerade as little raindrops pouring creating a sweet tender lullaby a rhythmical beating a melody of nature a comforting hymn for lonely, lost souls satisfying, memorable combination of pitch and rhythm with a falling and rising intervals up until it takes on a higher note slowly ascending taking control gaining power soaring higher ’tillContinue reading “Just Like You”

Again (published in WOMAWORDS JUNE EDITION)

I am thrilled to announce that my poem “Again” is published on three platforms, on MEDIUM -an  International Writers and Readers Space, AFRICA WRITERS CARAVAN, and at WOMAWORDS LITERARY PRESS. kindly go check the following links –https://womawordsliterarypress.home.blog/2020/06/29/imagining-life-after-the-ravaging-virulent-covid-19-pandemic-a-special-journal/https://personalitiesofinspiration.wordpress.com/2020/06/29/imagining-life-after-covid-19-a-womawords-june-edition/https://medium.com/@miombopublishing/imagining-life-after-covid-19-a-global-poetry-response-fcaa04828d07     P. S. Thank you to Irma of https://iidorun.wordpress.com

Ode to the Philippines (A Re-write) #Philippines#independenceday#arawngkalayaan

Ode to the Philippines (A Re-write) #Philippines#independenceday#arawngkalayaan Oh, my dearest Philippines, your rich and diverse heritage and culture has made you the young yet dynamic country that you are today Manila is your heart, where the iconic Luneta park is located it’s a hyperactive city, vibrant and vivacious with its high temperature and high humidity,Continue reading “Ode to the Philippines (A Re-write) #Philippines#independenceday#arawngkalayaan”

Tell Me

tell me, tell me of something, something I don’t know or you may be failed  to make me understand. how can there be no words to describe the hurt, the pain, weighted upon  my shoulders? yet, I say with great pride and gratitude I am better, stronger, and wiser amidst  the hurt and amidst  the pain  Continue reading “Tell Me”

Loneliness on a Flowerbed #guardian #writephoto

I sat on the grass in a mountain of a beautiful illusion of white petaled roses and dazzling marigolds I watched the world, with agonizing pain in my heart, crumble, disintegrate and tumble down I waited for a moment when things would be the same back in the days when we could hug and kissContinue reading “Loneliness on a Flowerbed #guardian #writephoto”

A Flicker of Light #whatdoyousee #hope #light

‘ Twas dark, cold and eerie I am scared scared to death I could die any moment of fear fear of the unknown of  not knowing and why the stillness of the air could suck even the sound of the wind the trees seemed not to rustle tensed for what was to come a momentContinue reading “A Flicker of Light #whatdoyousee #hope #light”

Ode to the Philippines

This is one that we’ve used before, but one test of a  good prompt is that you can come back to it! For this prompt, you will need to fill out, in five minutes or less, the following “Almanac Questionnaire.” Then, use your responses as to the basis for a poem. Almanac Questionnaire Weather: Flora:Continue reading “Ode to the Philippines”