SAB(AW)

Ano nga bang pinakain mo sa akin?

Maraming mga bagay na sa isa’t isa ay ating ipinangako,

ngunit ‘ni isa ay wala man lang naluto–

kaya bakit nga ba ang nakaraan natin

ay ‘di mawala sa aking panlasa?

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Supergirl

beth

I lost track of the number of handkerchiefs I’ve lost these past two years, three months, and twenty eight days. You used to tell me I had a knack for losing the most mundane things, and I would just smile and rub my sweaty hands against my denim jeans before I hold yours just tight enough to let you know that you . . . I did not want to lose you—but still loose enough just so you could understand that I did not intend to keep you for my ‘own’— Continue reading “Supergirl”

Yours

I am heart, soul, bones, flesh, and skin.
Shaped by the Potter’s bare hands—I’ve got more curves than edges;
Fearfully and wonderfully made with holes to fit you in—
I was crafted with you in mind like necessity;
You see, he equipped you with a forged sword that still needs heat treating,
You poor, poor, flawed being—

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