City’s Chaos

My ears hate the scandalous honking cars and buses. My eyes are hurt by the sight of children sleeping beside roads and under bridges. My nose are irate with the stinky smell of cigarette and engine smoke. My tongue can taste the bitterness this city’s chaos spoke. Yet my skin can feel the powerful tingle of […]

Waiting Under the Gray Clouds

You said we are never too far until we are under the same sky. “You are my sun, I am your moon.” But then why did we end so soon? As blue clouds turns to gray, I’ll try to keep my tears at bay. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Unsplash In […]

Sparkles and Razzles

Like bright sun bursting, sprinkling its golden rays. Like tamed angry fire burning only little flames. Like wildflower blossoming freely in spring. Like hummingbirds sipping flowers’ sweet strings. I stood dazzled. In the middle of a whole new world of sparkles, razzles, singing birds and blooming flowers, inside your shining, heart-melting eyes. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A […]

Six Seconds

Sitting still on a cold steel stool, she begs, weeps and hold her husband’s hand, for one more second. — Endearing, exquisite enchanter, ends her adorable first cry marking her life’s very first second. — Captured candid cheesy charade, of a man kneeling for a woman’s hand, changed by a sudden death in a second. […]

Arrangement of Whites

Photo from Emily Blincoe’s Arrangements Collection. Arrangements of whites— divine, pristine petals and buds. Laid side by side, each flower’s a delight. None can claim superiority, they all possess unique beauty. Just like women of diff’rent shapes and sizes, we are all belles of the sun that sets and rises. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All […]

Nameless Shadow

in the middle of the park stood a rustic swing singing with whistling wind. metal to metal friction creates creepy creeks. back and forth, back and forth, high to low, high to low, the burning sun revealed no swinging child, only a nameless shadow. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Unsplash In […]

Free Feather

Feather freely floats ‘bove seas, below sky, ‘tween winds. Be like that feather. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Unsplash In response to dVerse‘s Come Fly with Me—dVerse Poetics by Victoria C. Slotto who wrote her very own Feather Art. For today’s Poetics, I ask you to look at feathers. Perhaps you will write […]

Seasons’ Winds

Almost four months from now, I’ll be turning 25. It recently dawned on me, oh, what have I done with my life? I’ve studied hard and earned honors, but my ultimate dream still feels too far. I’m working hard but monetary state remains harsh.Yet looking back, I know my family and I are already far […]

Miriam’s Breakfast

Former Senator Miriam Santiago is a fierce brain and funny wit combo. She said she eats death threats for breakfast, and announced her cancer with humor and class. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Facebook Note: Miriam Palma Defensor Santiago is a Filipino politician, notable for having served in all three branches of the […]

The Coming Out

Come out courage, fuel nervous mind. Come out hope, help tired soul stand. Come out joy, pick body out of bed. Come out faith, paint dull world red. Come out love, slice heart open and bare. Come out muse, spill words mouth can’t say.   — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Unsplash In […]