Monthly Archives: April 2017

Shooting stars and space dust

Ashes cannot make her favorite smoked rice cakes. Ashes cannot hold her when she was cold. Ashes cannot murmur, “It’ll be alright, my love…” into her hair when she was in pain… Continue reading

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Signs of Life (Imagining writing spaces)

I find that my writing becomes quite effective when I supplement my inspiration and work with some kind of noise, such as the sound of rain, or some non-intrusive music. Continue reading

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Too Quiet (Imagining writing spaces)

He was no hero and he knew that all too well. Merely writing a sentence, the sound of the pen scratching against paper and wood, the throb of blood circulating through his heart, all became so loud that it was maddening. Continue reading

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Moonlight calls me home

Last March 31, 2017, during a trip to the Binukbok View Point resort, I got to see moonlight over water for the very first time. As I didn’t have the camera to commemorate the moment, I decided to write some poetry instead. Continue reading

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Mom asks (about): Punishment, and the Promised Land

Our punishment comes through trials, and our trials shape our character. Giving us commandments and shaping our character is God’s way of saying, “I love you, and you are Mine.” Continue reading

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