Category Archives: Nostalgia

Frequencies

During my early days in the university I remember trying so hard to write anything—anything that my broken English could muster. There were a lot of drafts and fragments from stories I never had the chance to finish; verses and … Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

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One day,

not too long ago, we were out on an after-shift stroll at the mall. We were walking side by side, arms swaying but barely touching, while talking about absolutely nothing, like what we’ve always been doing. When our forearms caught … Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

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The sorry story

Between the two of us, I guess it’s always you who concedes first, apologizes first. Serves you right, I used to think, for being the first to get infuriated, the first to feel unappreciated. I could bear not talking to … Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

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How to write a resignation letter

Should I begin with the pleasantries and salutations? The ‘hi’s and ‘hello’s? Forgive me; I really don’t know how to write a resignation letter, mainly because in most of the offline occupations I had, I left without saying a word, … Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

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The point is pointless

Never underestimate the ability of a busy road to make you feel even lonelier than you already are while standing on a sidewalk and waiting for a jeepney homebound. Jeepneys pass by. You still stand there waiting. Different sights and … Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

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Snip

You know I have written about you so many times in the past that writing about you in a column and getting it published could cost me my almost-nonexistent reputation and give you an idea that I am not over … Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

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For all the words I dare not speak

Never underestimate the ability of a busy road to make you feel lonelier than you already are while waiting for a jeepney homebound. short stop, sudden drop

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Indeed

So does it still hurt? If he only knows what effect he has on me. The mere sight of his name brings back memories so vivid I could touch them. Now when I get in close contact with these fragments … Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

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Bygones

Yesterday, I almost gave up writing about the things which had gone past considering all the emotional torture I have to go through while trying to unearth them from that unreliable storage that is my memory. I thought it’s exhausting … Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

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Walls

What could have made all these complicated? Nothing’s like this before. There were petty fights we easily got over. But there’s nothing that totally bites, nothing that pride can withstand. Maybe it’s just me getting very complicated? Or maybe we … Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

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Cf.

“Alam mo, eto napansin ko lang ah, pa-kaunti nang pa-kaunti ang sinasabi mo sa ‘kin sa bawat pagkikita natin habang tumatagal,” you remarked one rainy afternoon as we were heading toward the event center of a mall we occasionally go to. … Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

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