More Than One Dance

What if I leaned in much closer?

Would you have chosen to kiss me?

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Sun kissed, Life bound.


Never have I ever seen such grace, strength, compassion, heart, dedication, support, courage, tears, wears, and unconditional love like that of a mother’s.

I do hope that I was well worth it. I love you.

A tribute of sorts to the real super heroes in our lives, our moms. And to all the moms that (fortunately) came into mine, Happy Mother’s Day. 

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Hues and Shadows

In you, I surrender.

A step closer — my soul completely vanishes.

Into you, I ache.

Your stunning lips mend the uncompromising wounds.

With you, I soar.

Slight kiss reveals what was long forgotten.

For you, I’ll live.

Every second — you whisper a thousand truths.


This photo was taken last weekend at dawn (Calatagan, Philippines) with inspiration within reach.

Her Heart Wide Open

Out of Sight

Woke with a bloody fist and a busted lip, countless broken dreams on the floor. Read More

Here, undone.


Sometimes I think about you. Through a view from a train, a line from a book or a song from a movie.

Fleeting, and for a mere second, my heart would melt. Read more

The Famous Last Scene

Final Curtain Call

I know it’s late, I know you’re weary. I know your plans, don’t include me. 

With the dark night suffocating the apathetic crowd, I continued with the song in a tired, strained voice. Read more

Standing Still, Holding Tight

summer solstice
History: Have you ever been so scared of losing someone that your heart literally breaks at the thought of a future without her?

This was written as a quick escape from my hospital bed today.


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Free Fall: Heart First, Mind Second

Lost in a Dream

3 A.M. I lie awake while the rest of  those in my time zone were deep in slumber. I think of you. I think of us. Then I realized, I won’t be able to write another word tonight.

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Scent She Left Behind

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How do you wake up after you spent the previous night crying?

How do you stop believing in something that made you happy for the longest time?

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For One More Day

Boracay 2013

Be still.

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