with the God-painted twilight, i smiled as i wait for you, my light. i still don't have your name, i still don't have your face, but our story will not be a game neither a fading phase. the love we'll share will be true, someday we'll be one not two, darling, i am waiting for… Continue reading Waiting


I whispered for her to come out but inside her hardened shell she whispered "wait up". And so I stayed until she sees the waiting world, then today after some wiggly wobbles wiggly wobbles, I watched her grand entrance like a morning sun being birth by beautiful dawn. Flaunting her delicate gown I knew she needs no crown.… Continue reading Winged-Queen

Elegy of Us

we will soon be nothing but a fading memory made of warm forehead kisses filled with innocence, tight hand-in-hand walks oblivious to world's mess, comforting hugs on toughest turns of time, loud to soft exchanges of angry then sweet rhymes, endearing utterance of names turning them into songs, pregnant tears shed when for the first… Continue reading Elegy of Us

Stairs to Moving Forward

tears be the balm of the badly bruised, beating heart. faith be the calm of the noisy, full of fear mind. hope be the song of the silenced, hunched, inner hole. Him be the strong of the weak surrendering, soul. — 04.03.2017 ©2017 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo via Unsplash — In response to Napowrimo Day… Continue reading Stairs to Moving Forward

Mahulog Sa’yo | Fall For You*

*Very first collaboration with the writer-best-friend I never got to have, my now proud Filipina blogger-best-friend and an equally gifted poetess and storyteller, Maria of Doodles and Scribbles. She wrote the lovely Tagalog (language of the Philippines) poem and I tried translating it to English. ❤ Thank you for letting me do that, Maria. ❤ Mahulog Sa'yo… Continue reading Mahulog Sa’yo | Fall For You*

Mother’s Choices: Two Kimo*

Mother’s Choices: Two Kimo* (A poem for the strongest woman I call Nanay) She gave birth to a baby she called Rose. Loving beyond borders, walls. She somehow made the right choice. Miles from home she ran with the man she loves. Her beating heart overruled. Her innocence captured. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All… Continue reading Mother’s Choices: Two Kimo*

Woman’s Worth: A Cinq Trois Deca La Rhyme*

Woman’s Worth: A Cinq Trois Deca La Rhyme* Your staring wide grinning eyes consume the beauty I behold. From my face to my toes you gaze as if I’m a shining gold. Words will be futile, ‘cause your malicious gape speak for itself. Dark dreamy, steamy scenes your mind creates, I can see myself. Stop!… Continue reading Woman’s Worth: A Cinq Trois Deca La Rhyme*

Love Chant*

Love Chant* How do I love thee? I’ll write you letters till your eyes cannot see. How do I love thee? I’ll reach you even in the deepest blue sea. How do I love thee? I’ll sing you songs till you can’t hear me. How do I love thee? I’ll command the stars to shine… Continue reading Love Chant*

Sweet Sun: A Scallop*

Sweet Sun: A Scallop* Sweet sun, send me the moon. Save soul slowly sinking, steady sea I’m seeking, where soul can soon stay shun. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Unsplash In response to Daily Post: Scars and Napowrimo Day 25. (yes, I’m catching up! :D)   Today, I’d like to challenge you… Continue reading Sweet Sun: A Scallop*

Former Performer: A Butterfly Verse*

Former Performer: A Butterfly Verse* Old man with ebullience, lives beneath rusty lamp, beside rubbish, stinky trash dump. Sudden epiphany, with eloquence he sings ethereally, ‘fore ephemeral voice fades. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Unsplash In response to Napowrimo Day 24. (yes, I’m catching up! :D)   Today I challenge you to write a “mix-and-match”… Continue reading Former Performer: A Butterfly Verse*