I have an awesome ancestor!
From Leon Ma. Guerrero’s “The First Filipino,” one of the best biographies on our national hero Jose Rizal: “Isabel herself, declared of age when only 13, was married off to an effeminate French cousin, but was seen to be unduly fond of the son of an Italian pastrycook, Marfori, whom she made a marquis, a cabinet minister and governor of Madrid.” I’d always...
(My first Filipino poem in months) Ang maglakad ay para lamang sa walang imahinasyon; para sa malalim ang pag-iisip ay marami pang ibang paraan para makaabot sa Point B mula sa Point A. (Sa totoo lang, hindi naman kailangan na sa Point B ka umabot. Sino ba ang nagsabing iyon lang ang maaaring destinasyon?) Naroon ang pagrampa na para kang nasa Milan, ang pagtakbo na akala mo’y hinahabol...
In Pursuit of Passion
When I talk about chasing my writing dreams outside of writing advertising copy, Anna always quotes Ria, saying: “When you follow your passion, it’s not you reaching for the stars, but the stars reaching for you.” More and more, I’m finding that that’s true. I discovered my love for words when I was eight, and I haven’t stopped writing since then. I took to writing lyrics in...
I was reading about how countless species are being pushed toward extinction by...– Calvin (via calvinnhobbes) (via talkplaylove) (via dolldalera)