patawad, Pilipinas (forgive me, Philippines)

Patawad, Pilipinas Hindi ako makakaboto bukas. Ang mga paa ko’y nakaapak sa isang malayong landas. Kumakayod para sa pamilyang hugutan ng lakas. Subalit, Pilipinas, dinig ko ang iyong hikbi. Umiiyak din ang aking puso, na para bang ako’y sawi sa nakikitang mga pangalang sa malamang ay magwawagi. Oo, Pilipinas, mahina ako sa Filipino. Sa simpleng […]

f l u i d f a i t h

Feeble waves made of infant dusk’s soft wind, liquid mirror glows with sunset’s pastel rind. Fallen plumeria floats, decaying but still blooming, faith, be fluid like water — rippling, shape-shifting, unending. 04.10.2019 ©2019 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo by Chelsea Audibert on Unsplash Inspired by dVerse Poetics: Water, Water Everywhere . 

A Look Back to Move Forward

It’s almost two in the morning, I am supposed to be sleeping, probably paddling through the river of dreams this night has to offer. My eyes are sleepy, my body at less than 5% of mortal battery, still I get up, still I write. The soul would never let this wee hours — when the […]

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 […]

winged dreams (a lanterne)

Let hope be the wings of your uncharted dreams. — 03.23.2018 ©2018 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo via Unsplash In response to Blogging from A to Z Challenge and NaPoWriMo 2018. L is for Lanterne. Lanterne are: a pentastich, a poem in 5 lines. syllabic, 1-2-3-4-1 syllables per line. is composed with no punctuation and no rhyme, […]

kiss of faith (a fib)

Come out of your self-made cave, new morn’s warm kiss waits to end your night sky’s loss of faith. — 03.23.2018 ©2018 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo via Unsplash In response to Blogging from A to Z Challenge and NaPoWriMo 2018. F is for Fib. The Fib is the brain child of American screenwriter, Gregory Pincus found in his blog at GottaBook in […]

tick tock (a butterfly cinquain)

It takes many tick tocks before your wings open, to taste its first lick of earth’s wind before your lightweight feathers kiss earth’s breeze While the clock is singing learn patience in waiting. — 03.23.2018 ©2018 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo via Unsplash In response to Blogging from A to Z Challenge and NaPoWriMo 2018. B is […]

T o M y D e m o n s

As I grew older I learned to stop hating you, and start loving you. For your ruthlessness is the lamp showing me to keep my heart kind. For your darkness is the night teaching me to find my own light, no matter how hard. — 02.28.2018 ©2018 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo via Unsplash

O v e r f l o w

In Psychology they say, the glass will be half empty or half full based on how you see it, on my way home late last night, I paused a minute to look up to the hundreds of the stars I can see, and the thousands more I cannot see. For some reasons they reminded me […]

Music Monday: Into The Deep

Your love is a flood and I’m Caught in the current of Your living waters It’s Your love, it’s Your love Your presence is a flood And I’m caught in the wonder You have taken me over You have won my heart Citipointe Live, Into the Deep Have a blessed week, beautiful souls! I’ll be […]