Poem: Black Butterfly

"You write poems but you won't let others read it," one friend commented months back. "Nag susulat ka ng tula tapos ayaw mo ipabasa sa iba." I just compiled five of my poems and sent them to a poetry contest. When my friend asked to see them, my automatic reaction was, "What? No." I was… Continue reading Poem: Black Butterfly



It was a typical afternoon: children laughing as they play and run around, school service and private cars coming and going, goodbyes and see you tomorrows, and amidst all that was me waiting for the time to arrive to call it another day inside the clinic. And there hanging on the restroom door, is a… Continue reading Desiderata