Gratefulness, at its Best

The awesome trip, Christmas parties and the holiday break put my writer-self into sleep! 😀 Because I have been absent for quite a while, I know I have to explain. (facepalm) I have no internet connection at home, that is why I blog at my office. I live in a province, not so far-flung but still […]

Proudly, Philippines

“It looks so great it seems I am not in the Philippines.” This is how Filipinos, a lot of them, described majestic views, breathtaking scape and pristine beaches in my humble little country. Some may say it’s fine. But for me, it isn’t. It is, for me, almost synonymous to saying that the Philippines is the […]


Seven unanswered calls. Why? This is unusual. Nanay (mother) never failed to answer my calls. Never. My heartbeat’s now racing, my mind’s now aching. Monday has always been an extra hard day for me. With reports to submit, articles to read, I am totally drained. With thumping heart and tired mind I dialed Nanay’s number […]


“Can I borrow your suitcase,” I asked my auntie. “Yes, sure, wait. I’ll get it.” I waited, and I was delighted to see a floral, pink luggage. I am not a lover of pink but this one’s just cute. “I have two luggage but I have given the other one to your uncle’s sister,” auntie […]

Seconds by Sheridan Johnson: A Reblog

NOTE: Seconds was ORIGINALLY written by Sheridan Johnson and originally posted in her wonderful blog Journey with the Johnsons last December 09, 2015. All copyright belongs to her. Close your eyes and imagine how many seconds are in 24 hours. How many seconds that you have, each and every given day. ♦ What if I told you that […]

Right Turn

No stress can depress a heart the feels bless. — ©2015 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Tumblr DAY 8 of 50 Days of Gratefulness Today I am grateful for the workloads that I’ve finished this week. In all honestly, I was at my lowest last Monday and Tuesday. Not because I can’t perform, […]

Seasons: Epilogue

Note: This is the ‘not-planned’ fourth and last (promise) part of my short fiction series “Seasons”. Please do read the first, second and third parts for better reading experience. 🙂 This epilogue is also inspired by ‘Breathe Again’ a song by Sara Bareilles. You can listen to it here. — Warm wind’s blowing. Loud silence’s […]