The Coffee Mate I Know

(Treasure the little things you have. For others, these tiny things are their luxuries.)   i was drinking coffee since i was five but the first time i heard someone asked me: would you like a coffee with half and half? i was thirty-seven years old half of my brain froze for seconds i scratched [...]

The Filipino Bread poem

The Filipinos Bread

Breakfast with 3-in-1 coffee & hot pandesal, Gardenia or a loaf from the market called Tasty— they are all bread. Local bakeries make loaves of girls, on glass display she is Bread unless she is a wrapped bread with lacy icing all over her & coy floral accents sit on her landscape of far beauty— [...]

I Dream The Dream Of My Father

And so the time has come to share another poem from my wordsmith tongue I Dream the Dream of My Father Morning sun rises but not shining without my coffee bean As the sun is always dark like the writer's block Though brain's as big as this planet but all empty If I can't think, [...]

The Sound of Hair

Pride of my heir, the sound of hair long rejoiced in silence, in weightless whisper. Dear fellas, this poem is meant to be fun. Someone challenged me to write a poem about the sound of hair, and his conditions were: keep the title as it is and use his idea for the ending lines. The [...]

The Birth of My Other Side

In this crazy world, the mightier of the swords will survive but the humorous among all could keep his sanity intact before he dies. Dry humor, eh? Not a master of it. Maybe because, humor comes with natural talent like when you deliver the lines, by your actions or context of the joke. I cannot [...]

Life is full of nuts…But I like it!

I am a wife. A badly serious wife claiming an old-fashioned relationship but which I ask my husband to get rid of the cobwebs from the ceiling while I wash the dishes. I volunteer to cook  then, I interrupt his cozy movies so he could poison test the food. Or, with our mutual understanding, where [...]

Wedding Goofs and Bloopers

"It was not my dream to be here. But fate brought me to this place. To meet you and be with you and only God knew what's next." A WEDDING. True happiness lives within our hearts. "Please be reminded that marriage is a gift." is my favorite line from our priest. He emphasized in his [...]