Coming up with a title is always the most crucial part here. In fact, this title has been a product of my third revision already. I've actually spent a whole day thinking, deciding, and gradually changing my mind for what could be the best name for my blog. It's funny because the truth is that, in … Continue reading The Glass Shoe Box
I've had so many attempts of writing a book ever since I was a kid. Well, I was really very fond of stationeries back then. (Until now actually. *grins*) I even kept several diaries, and thought about and tried writing several stories. But the problem is that, I never finished even a single one, and I … Continue reading P r e f a c e
You've been brave today and that's all that matters. I'm proud of you.
Hi! I don't really know the purpose of this. Haha. A year ago, I told myself I'm gonna write you the last letter. And I did. But it was addressed to your mom. Have you read it? I can't imagine kung ano man reaction mo kung nabasa mo na 'yun. Hahaha. Would it even be … Continue reading Hey, Moon
I feel like I ruin everything when I start to love. How to love without ruining? How to love without being ruined? Better yet, how not to love?
I cried in the bathroom again. And I'm not even home. And it didn't feel quite right. And I can't even tell the reason. It feels weird when I was asked if I was still okay (after drinking 15% of alcohol) and I said yes coolly. Thank goodness it was dark, they didn't have to … Continue reading Unnumbered Episode
Maybe people who commit suicide don't really deserve flowers on their funerals. Because maybe, just maybe, they're complete cowards, and somewhat murderers who can't get away, not with murder itself, but with their own selves. But come to think of it, how do we even know? How could we even know if sadness was just … Continue reading Obelisk of the Asleep
I was 20 yesterday. And believe me, spending a year knowing you're already on the second decade of your life wasn't as grand and pleasing as you've always thought and pictured it to be--- you'd see that the world just indeed got a little crueler, and you ain't even getting any tougher; and just when … Continue reading 21st
Hi. How are you, my lad? Wherever you are right now, even if I'm not around you just yet, I hope you're doing perfectly fine. And if, by any chance, you're reading this already, I hope I'm not causing too much disturbance with whatever you're busy doing. But for once, just give me a little … Continue reading Dear Future First
Hello, you beautiful memory. I know you're doing fine wherever you may be. You must be in a really peaceful place right now. In heaven, perhaps. And I really wish that there was at least a concrete way to send this letter up there for you to read it. But of course, we both know … Continue reading Dear Janice
Today, I feel insignificant. At some point, I've realized I still really don't get how failures could shape us. I still don't fully understand the essence of how we need to experience a series of 'em just to learn and to grow along the journey. Because the truth is that, maybe for those who understand … Continue reading Entrée I
Let me tell you a secret first: I quite hate summer breaks. Like really hate, you know. (Yeah, I feel really weird for hating something that almost everybody loves. *awkward smile*) I mean, yes, I do really hate tons of work during school season as well. But for me, that's a way lot better than … Continue reading Summer Escapism