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Doble Vista

‘Ingat.’ Yan ang automatic kong sinasabi, sabay tapik sa balikat mo sa tuwing uwian. Ngunit di ka tumango sabay talikod para umakyat sa footbridge patawid sa kalsada pauwi sa inyo. Ngayon ay natigilan ka. Lagi naman kitang sinasabihan nun sa tuwing uuwi at maghihiwalay tayo sa footbridge na ito. Nagulat ako dahil sinasalubong mo ang […]

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The Best.

I always wanted to be the best. As you walked down the aisle, where I was waiting, every step you make closer to the altar reminded me of how our friendship blossomed. Years ago, when I was still nursing a broken heart and crying my heart out to you, you would always tell me that I […]

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Falling.

“We have safely arrived at Changi Airport. Enjoy your stay!” That was the pilot announcing the plane’s arrival. It was raining outside. I looked at my ticket and passport at hand: FLIGHT 5J 803 Thursday, June 10, 2010 Boarding Time: 7:30 PM I was half-hearted to stand and alight from the plane for reasons incomprehensible. […]

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Huling Hapunan.

“Bee—beeeeep!” Busina ng sasakyan ang pumukaw sa akin. Sabay takip sa aking mga mata dahil sa pagkasilaw sa liwanag. Hindi ko namalayan na malayu-layo na ang nalalakad ko. Inaalala ko kung paano ka nagpaalam sa akin kanina,  “Aalis na ako.” Bigla mong pinutol ang tawanan natin habang kumakain tayo sa paborito mong carinderia malapit sa […]

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Insignificant.

Please do not leave your valuables unattended. A tear in my eye almost fell when I read that sign at the coffee shop where we had our breakfast right after that race we did for a good cause. The race was set 5:55AM, but you and I arrived an hour early. You told me that […]

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Blissful Pit Stops.

Just this February, I traveled north and south to search something I have lost, five years ago. Galera Getaway. First stop was Puerto Galera. I was trying to find the Happiness I haven’t had in a while. I went swimming and snorkeling, trying to find that feeling I longed for through the fishes and corals […]

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Languid.

It was more or less an hour ride, yet it seemed like it was longest ride I ever had. I got aboard that coaster. I didn’t expect you to be there as you haven’t confirmed your attendance to the event, much like what you always do. As I scanned the coaster’s seats, I saw one […]

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