little girls with chocolate cake feet

A two-minute quick sprint out of a wooden house with wiggling eight-step stairs (“our” because we live there, but is not really ours at all) and I and my two sisters are out of reach of our mom’s arms carrying the fourth young mouth of the family. Under a soft-roast summer noon, bare feet and littleContinue reading “little girls with chocolate cake feet”

homebound

i have wandered far from Your loving bay, i believed alone i can pave my own way. step one, two, then three i walked away slowly from Your presence like a bird breaking free. not knowing never have You locked me inside of Your words and light, my God, bring me back. — 08.02.2017 ©2017Continue reading “homebound”

Kilig sa Harana (Sweet Serenade): A Kasa*

Kilig sa Harana (Sweet Serenade): A Kasa Bawat indak ng gitara               Your guitar’s dancing, in sweet strums ang daliri’y tumitipa                 with your fingers, lovely tune hums o pagsintang kay tamis            intense passion, so warm, soContinue reading “Kilig sa Harana (Sweet Serenade): A Kasa*”

Burning Heart: A Tanaga*

Burning Heart: A Tanaga* Spring’s warm sprays defrost cold heart Frozen veins wake up, restarts Your roots slowly crawls, take part Will you make heart a sweet art? I nurture, tend, rear, your pulps as you reveal bold red-striped bulbs stunned, dazed, amazed I gulp, heart’s now burning with your love. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All RightsContinue reading “Burning Heart: A Tanaga*”