Word-High July: Salamat sa Bayanihan

From the bottom of my chubby heart, please accept my warm salamat for participating in this Filipino word art! We successfully did a creative bayanihan and we truly proved that we can know a culture through its words’ hum! Salamat everyone for taking your part, I hope you enjoyed sharing your writer-hearts! — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer […]

Word-High July: Tadhana

Tadhana If destiny’s the foe of our love story, I’ll put my armour and wage war against it until it signed a peace treaty. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: BuzzFeed, Unsplash In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 30 – Tadhana.

Word-High July: Gigil

Gigil The softness of her hands has been my gigil’s fortress as I resist kissing her soft, silky lips. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: BuzzFeed, Unsplash In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 29 –Gigil.  

Word-High July: Halakhak

Halakhak The unforgiving day has worn me out. With sulky soul I entered and heard the loud laughter of mom and dad, followed by the giggles of my little lasses and lad. I went in and was welcomed by their warm smiles. My worn out soul was revived. My lungs breathe again. I am home. […]

Word-High July: Yugto

Yugto I am not sure if it happened when I heard your enchanting giggle, or it was when your soft skin touched my nervous hand, or it was when your tickling breathe brushed my ears for the first time. I am not sure when it all started, but I am sure I don’t want this […]

Word-High July:Pahimakas

Pahimakas The day you said the last goodbye felt like the end of entire I. The curse of love not returned, dawned on me like waves unnerved. Years after you said your last words, I’m still unsure if I regret, that I pulled the trigger after you confessed you love her. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading […]

Word-High July: Kinaadman

Kinaadman Her knowledge isn’t from four corners of a school room. Her wise words are from her mistakes, she hopes will be her child’s boon. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: BuzzFeed, Unsplash In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 25 – Kinaadman.

Word-High July: Dalisay

Dalisay As pure as the fresh water of the running stream, as pure as a baby’s voice’s first time scream, that is you and your love ‘fore you learned the word drugs. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: BuzzFeed, Unsplash In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 24 – Dalisay.

Word-High July: Likha

Likha I was made by two in love bodies, and one great God. I am fragile, weak, impure, but I know I am still loved. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: BuzzFeed, Unsplash In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 23 – Likha.

Word-High July: Makisig

Makisig The crowd is filled with dashing men, wearing suits and golden bands. But no one has your pure smile that melts my heart as soft as fine sand. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: BuzzFeed, Unsplash In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 22 – Makisig.