Word-High July: Pagsamo

Pagsamo We have watched a lot of movies together, but there’s more to see. We have traversed roads less travelled, but there’s more to discover. We have captured a lot of treasured moments, but we can still create new ones. We have done a lot, love, but there’s more that we can do. So please, half… Continue reading Word-High July: Pagsamo

Word-High July: Silakbo

Silakbo Slamming doors, breaking plates shouted words full of hate. My home’s a prison full of anger, with two loud adult boxers. Night and day are spell in yells, oh, it’s like earth’s version of hell. Then one deafening night turned so silent, sun welcomed their bodies wrapped in blood-made blanket. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading… Continue reading Word-High July: Silakbo

Word-High July: Muni-muni

Muni-muni Before you judge, before you label, before you bully, before you litter, before you speak, before you utter, think first if it’s for the better. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: BuzzFeed, Unsplash In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 7 – Muni-muni.  

Word-High July: Bughaw

Bughaw I've been eaten up by the expansive sea and endless sky, since you’ve been gone. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: BuzzFeed, Unsplash In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 6 – Bughaw.  

Word-High July: Kalinaw

Kalinaw Wind whispers calming chorus, sun sets in waiting west, sand sinks in feet’s foam, as your harmless hands take my heart home. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: BuzzFeed, Unsplash In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 5 – Kalinaw.

Word-High July: Gunita

Gunita I have a truckload of our memories, but my fingers are enough to count the real ones. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: BuzzFeed, Unsplash In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 4 – Gunita.  

Word-High July: Tinatangi

Tinatangi Once I loved the sun, and how it paints the sky when it sets and rises. And then you came my only one, and dull sun shines with your blinding presence. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: BuzzFeed, Unsplash In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 3 – Tinatangi.  

Word-High July: Timpi

Timpi I close my eyes, steady my heart beat, control my shivers, and stare back at your tempting lips. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: BuzzFeed, Unsplash In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 2 – Timpi.

Word-High July: Welcome!

July is right on our door steps and it'll enter with Word-High July! Maria of Doodles and Scribbles and I are more than excited to read your takes on the 30 Beautiful Filipino Words. To welcome you all, let me introduce everyone to everyone (okay, I am not sure if I made any sense. :D). Hmm. Here… Continue reading Word-High July: Welcome!

Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words

Much like the colors of the skies, every language is beautiful in its own way—the way they sound and how each word fits perfectly in a poem, a story, or a musical piece. And sometimes we find ourselves wishing how delightful it would be if we could learn those languages by heart and use them… Continue reading Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words