Word-High July: Takipsilim

Takipsilim Promising pink and purple defeats wishful white and blue, bright soleil darkens, luna casts its gloomy hue. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: BuzzFeed, Unsplash In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 12 – Takipsilim.

Word-High July: Humaling

Humaling You are the drugs that no rehab can erase on me. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: BuzzFeed, Unsplash In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 11 – Humaling.  

Word-High July: Indak

Indak The night is young, the club is dark, but my breath and heartbeat stopped. When my eyes saw your body’s dancing prelude, oh, I am captured with no desire to elude. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Photo credit: BuzzFeed, Unsplash In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words: Day 10 – Indak.

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 […]

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 […]

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.