Barong Tagalog (a repost)

I heard the news of you leaving as someone from the other line was sobbing, crying, weeping. “He’s gone”, was all I can hear. I wept, I cried ’till I can’t cry anymore. It was a warm summer morning. You left without saying goodbye. Without notice. It broke my heart in pieces, I could die.Continue reading “Barong Tagalog (a repost)”

A Stolen Goodbye

Day 13 NaPoWriMo Today, I challenge you to write a non-apology for the things you’ve stolen. For this prompt, I am writing this for my dad who passed away many years ago. He left. I never had the chance to say goodbye. He left. And I didn’t give him the chance to say goodbye either. Continue reading “A Stolen Goodbye”

I Died a Sudden Death

      I used to be the only one people are usually afraid of I carry on with me for centuries viruses that kill hundreds of people children and old alike rich or poor science has found a cure for one of the viruses I carried but little did they know I was upContinue reading “I Died a Sudden Death”

My Saga Continuous Part 2

The afternoon train ride reminds me of the young boys and girls who are victims of abuse and violence. Once again, my heart bleeds and my words came pouring down.   Mama, I Remember   I was young and innocent didn’t know what’s goin’ on but I heard him call you a whore for wearingContinue reading “My Saga Continuous Part 2”

Summer on a Rainy Day

Not long after you were born summer arrives, flowers bloom as nature prepares itself for a month-long of sunshine…. You are dependable, friendly and happier than others; “the happier you are the more joy you will share with the world around you” that’s what you always say. You never wanna be famous or filthy richContinue reading “Summer on a Rainy Day”

In the Silence of my Heart

In the silence of my heart and from a distance my prayer today goes out to a really dear friend who’s son passed away. “Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.” ―Ernest Hemingway

Goodbye Zoe (Poem for Zoe )

Originally posted on michnavs:
I have a very heartbreaking story to tell. My youngest daughter who is 12 years old has a bestfriend of 6 years. Her name is Zoe. Zoe has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer (yes a 12 year old girl with an ovarian cancer).. she underwent surgery last February 2016. Unfortunately, her…

That Summer Morning

On a cold summer morning I got my phone ringing. Thinking it was a prank I ignored and stared at a blank. A return call message I received I dialed, hoping I am not deceived. I heard someone on the other line Sobbing, crying, weeping. “He’s gone”, was all I can hear I wept, IContinue reading “That Summer Morning”