My Dear Summer, Rain and Goodbye #whatdoyousee

Oh, my dear summer and rain and goodbye why did you conspire to break my heart altogether at once why do I have to remember you both, as the happiest and the saddest memory like a photograph capturing every smile not knowing the loneliness behind the gloomy feeling after each radiant and charming smile myContinue reading “My Dear Summer, Rain and Goodbye #whatdoyousee”

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)”

Snowflakes Did Fall (That Summer Morn’)

For Sadje’s What Do You See https://lifeafter50forwomen.com/2020/05/11/what-do-you-see-29-11-may-2020/   ‘Twas just a few summers ago when snowflakes miraculously fell unto my skin like a little solid raindrop snowflakes should never fall in summer but it did, that summer morning from little snowflakes to snowfall my dreams of building a snowman did happen, on a summer morningContinue reading “Snowflakes Did Fall (That Summer Morn’)”

It Feels Like Summer in Winter

it feels like summer in winter when your lips brushed mine, softly,  gently, delicately, like butterfly wings so sweet and tender kiss so sweet and tender brings forth warmth on a cold lonely winter night it feels like summer in winter when you wrap your arms around me ‘Twas like two souls wrapped in armsContinue reading “It Feels Like Summer in Winter”

What if Snowflakes Don’t Fall in Winter?

What if snowflakes don’t fall in winter? and fresh buds don’t bloom in spring? or summer doesn’t need sunshine? nor leaves don’t fall in autumn? Will you remember how we used to be? the love we shared gently like snowflakes falling smoothly in winter out of thin air unannounced, unnoticed unspoken yet blissful the dreamsContinue reading “What if Snowflakes Don’t Fall in Winter?”

35 Degrees

I haven’t written anything for a long time. I am writing back today in honor of my father whose death anniversary we are commemorating. My father gave me my first book, my first writing material and my first edited letter. Yes, you read it right  “edited letter”.  Whenever i was away from home back thenContinue reading “35 Degrees”

Mysterious Rain

    You are a picture of quiet serenity Plunge into darkness Out of the blue And…on a hot weary afternoon Amidst silence And shimmering heat You become hot as a horseradish Steamy as a terrarium Then you gently thickened You poured… That mysterious rain On a scorching summer afternoon   p.s. the heat isContinue reading “Mysterious Rain”

My Summer Rain

Love goes, they say When the pain of loving Is too much to bear When you Can hope no more Wish no more When the heart finally gets tired… Of hoping… Of dreaming… Of waiting… Then love goes… My love, I say will never go. Even when it has been very painful Or too muchContinue reading “My Summer Rain”

O, Summer Rain Don’t Go

  Loveless tide swept In the seashore Where I once stand Alone and unsure There, we’re together Walking by the shore Looking gently at the sea Gazing through your smile Our eyes met then Our hearts touched As deeply we felt That loving feeling within But now it’s gone Carried by the tide Back toContinue reading “O, Summer Rain Don’t Go”