Missing Heart

An eerie blanket of silence wrapped the courtroom. The accused stood, confidently, without a trace of remorse on his rather innocence eyes. Without reading the grim report of a young married woman who went missing, then body parts being discovered one by one-- legs, arms, head-- none can even guess the suspect would be a youthful… Continue reading Missing Heart

The Painting

I asked my mom this morning about the almost burnt painting I saw last week in our attic. Its main subject is a woman dressed in glamor and elegance. She looked like me and my mommy but I am quite sure she is not my granny. To my surprise, mom turned pale and then sad… Continue reading The Painting

Book Review: A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie

“It's what's in yourself that makes you happy or unhappy.” 45th - A Murder Is Announced (Miss Marple, #5) by Agatha Christie Rating:  (BEST, GREAT read!) What is it about: Villagers expect a fun game after a Gazette announcement of murder, but when lights flash off, shots ring out, and a masked burglar falls dead,… Continue reading Book Review: A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie

Porous: A Palette*

Pile of pans and plates all dried-dirt-kissed, beside untouched porous sponge. Dripping faucet, says tap, tap, tap. Below rusted sink mice munch, munch, munch. Blood-bathed body, lifeless eyes wide open. Silently decays, alone, badly broken. — Photo credit: Unsplash In response to OctPoWriMo 2016 by Morgan Dragonwillow‘s Day 8. --- Palette  creates a vivid word painting within a brief… Continue reading Porous: A Palette*


Illicitous: An Imayo* Blurred eyes missed your intense gaze, as I come near you. Your face’s illicitous look, reveals your soul's crooked. Your dark eyes take off my clothes, but I keep my stance. I know my womanhood’s worth, you’ll ne’er stand a chance! — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Unsplash.com Word… Continue reading Illicitous

Killing Each Other

Why humans kill each other is beyond my comprehension. but I can testify that you have been doing it since your inception. Only the weapons change. - by Mitch Albom, The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto Last Sunday was my country's 118th Independence Day. After 333 years of slavery as Spain's colony, my country was allegedly finally… Continue reading Killing Each Other


After I tried living in that stinky city fogged with asthma-inducing smoke for two long years, I am finally back to my bucolic peaceful home. I regret leaving, because apparently no one noticed that I left, no one knew why I left. No one was able to figure out how I successfully chopped her into… Continue reading Homecoming

Plea to Mourn

Mourn. For all souls lost. Either shot or blown apart, either criminal or civialian, either innocent or terrorist, 'cause they’re all humans. - Mourn. For all lives altered by war. Children who grow old without parents. Parents who buried their own child. Fiancee who was not able to say ‘I do’. Soldiers who were not… Continue reading Plea to Mourn

2015 Reading Challenge SUPER UPDATE Part 3: 21st to 25th Book

I am back! I'm almost halfway through my 2015 Reading Challenge and I am happy to share to you my 21st to 25th books! A book of short stories (21st) - Tenth of December by George Saunders It's deep. George Saunders is really a genius. A funny book (22nd) - Scared Scriptless by Alison Sweeney Yes it's funny, but it's forgettable.… Continue reading 2015 Reading Challenge SUPER UPDATE Part 3: 21st to 25th Book

2015 Reading Challenge SUPER UPDATE Part 1: 14th to 16th Book

Hi there! I've been absent for more than a month now (aw!) and I am sorry for that. So let me give a SUPER UPDATE for my 2015 Reading Challenge. So here it goes: A book a friend recommended (14th): Girl Missing by Tess Gerritsen This book was recommended by my friend Ping. We both love mystery/crime novels… Continue reading 2015 Reading Challenge SUPER UPDATE Part 1: 14th to 16th Book