i am still here

i am still here, juggling balls named work, poetry, and life. i am still here, trying hard to tally the shifting of day and nights. i am still here, working ceaselessly to support those who matter. i am still here, resuscitating the heart of a hopeless dreamer. i am still here, lurking in between the blank pages […]

ending agony (WQW)

I’m participating (finally) for the first time to my dearie Jade‘s Writer’s Quote Wednesday (WQW) and my first quote is from the Still I Rise woman, Maya Angelou and her words that have been “the force” that pushed me to write this blog almost three years ago. (Woah! Time flies! :D) In my first post, Agony published […]

FLYLēF turns 2!

And the baby of my darling Lonna named FLYLēF just turned 2! To celebrate, an amazing group of bloggers and I have planned posts for you to enjoy, all centered around the theme… FRIENDSHIP Please make sure to visit them, and perhaps make a new friend along the way.  FRIENDSHIP  I am delighted when I learned […]

READS: The Writer’s Guide to Poetry

For the nth time, I said for me, “writing is like breathing with words”. But as I read more and more and write more and more, I realize there is so much learning to do to be able to “breathe” better. As Stephen King said in his awesome book On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, “If […]

April Coffee Date

Hello, my darlings! 🙂 I just figured that the last coffee date I posted was last November. (ugh). I so missed doing this, so please grab a chair. 🙂 I prepared a cuppa coffee, tea, or beer (if you want. :D) — CALM MARCH Finally, after epic roller coaster monthssssss, March has been so kind […]

The Rule of Eleven (aka The Blue Sky Tag) Part 2

After answering the 11 witty questions via The Rule of Eleven (aka The Blue Sky Tag) from Jade her blog, my dear NJ joined in the fun and answered my questions! 😀 And to keep the getting-to-know-you posts, I will answer NJ’s questions too! So… What is your name and the name of your blog? Why did you choose it as […]

The Rule of Eleven (aka The Blue Sky Tag)

And my darling Jade of the ever-lovely blog named after her tagged me recently with The Rule of Eleven (aka The Blue Sky Tag). And because I consider her one of my bestest far-away-friends, I treat her tag as a friendship card which I have no choice by to accept and comply. (super smiling emoji because I am kidding. :D) So […]

Hello, 2017! Miss You, Friends!

And so in between a hard-core editing session with my boss, I am writing this post after I visited some of you,  who are close, close, close to my heart, and I almost, almost cried because I miss everyone! I know I am nine days late but here’s to a lovely 2017 for everyone!!! 🙂 […]

Coffee Date: November Edition

Breathe in. Breathe out. Repeat until you calm your restless heartbeat. Hi! I am glad to finally be able to seat with you again. Order your coffee now, or maybe tea, or maybe beer? 🙂 Lend me some of your precious minutes and let’s talk. 🙂 Time is fleeting. 2016 is now down to two […]

Book Review: Memories by Lang Leav

“It was words that I fell for. In the end, it was words that broke my heart.” — Lang Leav, Memories 31st – A book written by a celebrity (POET) –  Memories by Lang Leav Rating: (GREAT READ!) What is it about: Beloved pieces from Lullabies and Love & Misadventure are collected together in this illustrated treasury. In […]