barefoot (a wayra)

Wayward, barefoot steps search the path untamed, cluttered with rocks of doubts, holes of flaws ready for blisters, scars, knowing to rise means to fall first. — 03.26.2018 ©2018 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo via Unsplash In response to Blogging from A to Z Challenge and NaPoWriMo 2018. W is for Wayra. The Wayra (Quechua - wind ) is… Continue reading barefoot (a wayra)


It has always been my dream to become a writer, a journalist might be the proper term. To see my name in the prestigious by-line of the story that I wrote, would feel like I won a much-coveted Olympic gold. I never knew until college, that Nanay (mother) shares the same dream. I should've figured… Continue reading Ghost


Catoptromancy: A Cinquino* You showed a future filled of finished dreams, where all I want’s now mine--- but why am I alone? — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Word Inspiration: Sarah Doughty of Heartstring Eulogies (Thank you, Sarah!) *Cinquino Cinquino is a gimmicky invented verse form that reverses the syllable count of the… Continue reading Catoptromancy

Dear Failure*

*Part of the  free verse “Dear Series” collaboration with my poetry Queen, my dear soul-sister, my cheerleader and encourager, my lovely friend, Nandita of Manan Unleashed. Will your failure define you? Or will you define your failure?  Dear Failure* I'm the bane of victorious soul, I'm the rain sun can’t control. Your test of rainy days are a… Continue reading Dear Failure*