Something clicked sometime last week; in between our usual midweek lunch banter or perhaps at Niner with Lau and Emz when I had that cough syrup of a drink, or somewhere during my four-block walk to Fully Booked picking up the art of tidying up or maybe over those two Maricel bottles Friday with My […]Read more "#ThisIs40"
So…now it’s seemingly like things are in place, and there’s this overall rhythm to my day-to-day: wake up; get coffee; find something to wear on these I-can’t-even-it’s-so-effin’-hot days; check blog stats and oh look someone dropped by yet again; travel to work; grab lunch; earphones on for an afternoon of my Jump Baby Jump playlist; […]Read more "Dumdeedum"
You spoke to me last night In a language I knew But figure out what you meant I couldn’t quite It started off with ‘babe’ and a ‘later’ and ‘I love you’ Catchphrases long overdue Sandwiched within a part of me That once was part of you And from those five words A babel of […]Read more "Deciphering You"
I may have very well been a fool. See, all my life I’ve lived by this golden rule: to listen to the voice inside me, the one that s’posedly rings the truest, that which once I heed shall lead me to happiness. Yep, I’ve always gone down the path where my stupid gut feel had […]Read more "Drift"
Lights out, the night’s up and about Casting a lonely blanket of bleakness Amidst unspeakable tears Trapped ‘neath layers of years An expanse so big, so wide I brave it alone no candles by my side I do not delight in solitude Nothingness this magnitude Please not tonight It ripples through my head We scream […]Read more "Dimmed"
I feel like going off the grid sometime and, just be. How I fancy the thought of disappearing from all these, to be in the midst of strangers, where I’d be alone but not really, to forget must-dos and deadlines, to have no control of things and just go go go with the flow, to […]Read more "Dreamin’ of holidays, discoveries and such"
(Yep, in a way inspired by Haim). My life is on a plateau; well, at least, that’s what two of my good friends have determined in one of our recent pseudo-intellectual Friday night drinking binges. Somewhere between my Cheesy Croquettes With Mustard Sour Cream and their Lychee Margaritas, I posited the dang question that led […]Read more "Days Are Gone, Nights Are Long"
Let me fall on my knees, and beg of you: disturb me by whichever way you like. Intimidate me, or hurt me, I don’t really mind. Nuzzle me, or pull my hair, for as long as you please. Kiss me, break my bones, or just be a tease. For if that’s what you can give, […]Read more "Disturb Me"
A piece for us that which we cannot name Should this be The End lemme ask again again again Are we a ‘hey there’ once plump with emotions a spring of wants now spilt into oceans Are we borrowed hallowed unarmed for tomorrow Was I a lazy drawl with my lingering s’s a she who […]Read more "Down"
Alas, no tale is there to tell Mad’moiselle bows down, farewell Beers all spent in some cheap motel And that which was once a case Of the ensnared entangled enchanted Is now adieu mo’sieur Sorta kinda relieved we parted Alas, mister kiss-yer-sorry-ass Oh please don’tcha ever ask Another one for the road, we must Coz […]Read more "Drunken Files"