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“Life Is”

Life is A hike A pose A picture A rose A love letter Life is a series of experiences Objects Symbols Feelings Scars A bike, a like A share Aware […]

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“Why Do We Have Long Stories?”

Why do we have long stories?Perhaps novels.Or epics.Sagas, biographies.But why do we have long stories?One day I was talking to an old man.He was telling me anecdotes about his friends.Stories […]

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“Is It the Place?”

Sometimes I wonderIf it’s the place which writes the poemThe last poem I wrote about youWas written inside a coffee shopOn a wet and foggy Sunday nightWhile sipping steaming cappuccinoWith […]

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“Newness Lives in the Mind”

New What’s new? What’s fresh? What is happening now Will soon have happened yesterday And then last week And then last year And then ten years ago But what’s new? […]

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“They say that aimlessness is a vice”

They say that aimlessness is a vice But nature is aimless The cycle of the rain Ripples of water on a flowing river The changing directions of the wind The […]

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“The Paradox of Poems”

The paradox of poemsIs that they write the poetAnd the poet writes himselfThe paradox of poemsIs that they erupt by being dormantIdeas bleed out through silenceOne arrives by going awayAnd […]

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“And then we go back to the same things”

And then we go back to the same thingsTo the same place, the same whisper of sadnessIt’s as if nature has lost all of its originalityAnd has been continually recycling […]

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“The Persistence Of Philippine Politics”

A desert, desertedThe streets, the peopleMelting slogans scatteredLitters of names in bold lettersThe voters, after choosingThe politicians, after winningMundane clocks are ticking Photo by Simon Berger on Unsplash Post Views: […]

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“The Atom Of Your Existence”

It’s as ifAll the beauty in the worldConvergedInto the atom of your existenceAnd within a fraction of a secondI saw everythingHeard everythingTouched everythingAnd suddenlyI saw the universe in your eyesAnd […]