Extension of Contract

I waited the other day. I waited for that one call that never came. Of course, it will not come. My father is dead so it’s only rational to not expect but I waited anyway. Like how one waits for unrequited love. You know it’s not coming but the hope is there anyway. Crazy. There was no birthday eve … [Read more...]

Let Us Suppose

Let us suppose that you (after going through one of the saddest period of your 33 years) have finally decided to end waging war with life, with plans, with people, with yourself because the shit you piled on your plate has gone up so high that even you have become disgusted with it. Let us suppose … [Read more...]

Death And The Many Changes

Death changes you. It not only shows you how different you are before the loss but it will also give you the opportunity to re-frame yourself thereafter. You still live in the same house, drive the same car, surrounded by the same things and the same people, but the world in general is … [Read more...]

11 Memories Of My Father That Have Made Me Who I Am Now

One “1984. My father dragged 3-year old me with him in Yacapin Street, Cagayan de Oro City to run after his crazy wife who suddenly had the crazy idea of packing her bags and leaving everything behind because she had enough.” Run. Run after the things that are important to you, no matter how crazy … [Read more...]

I Love You, ‘Pang

How do you deal with death? Do you let it burrow in your heart until it has dug a hole so deep that your fingers can no longer reach it? Do you scream at its face, call it ugly names, and give it the finger? Do you bite your tongue and keep it all in, hoping that it will go away? Do you haggle with … [Read more...]