Monthly Archive: August, 2011

Theatrical Gender (Writing Challenge Day 1)

A man and four women are crouching on the stage.   MAN Offstage, man is a rarity.   The man starts to juggle bras and moon-shaped trinkets.   WOMEN (in crescendo) Crying ladies… Continue reading

Like the Rain

an adaptation of Noni Queano’s “Strange How the Slow Rain” Elena is seen inside a nipa hut, staring outside the window. It is raining. Artemio comes in, soaking wet. ARTEMIO Thank god you’re… Continue reading

Truth in the Theater

FORTUNE-TELLER Theater is all about fake predictions. The fortune teller walks around the audience area and gives a reading to the ugliest audience member. GHOST A ghost would also be gratuitously nice. (INSPIRED… Continue reading

Character Angst

CHARACTERS: Tony TAGPO: Sa laptop TONY Sa gabing ito, isa sa mga pangarap niyo ay matutupad. Sa gabing ito, isa sa inyo ay magiging karakter. Ngayon, dalawang minuto na lamang bago mag-alas-dose, handa… Continue reading


CHARACTERS: Helena George Chuck TAGPO: Kwarto sa Hotel Sogo, Recto; Kasalukuyan Pagtaas ng telon, makikita na si HELENA at GEORGE na nakaupo sa higaan sa Hotel Sogo. Mahabang katahimikan bago magsimula ang unang… Continue reading

Lit Majors Nga Naman

CHARACTER: MADAME X (MANGHUHULA) JOANIE (CREATIVE WRITING STUDENT) TAGPUAN: MALIIT NA SILID SA QUIAPO Pag-taas ng telon, makikita ang lamesa’t dalawang upuaan kung saan nakaupo si MADAME X at JOANIE. Sa daloy ng… Continue reading

Sa Tore ng Walang Kasagutan

Katamisan ng ‘yong labi, aking minimithi Munting daigdig, hipan mo man ay nababaliw O, aking Adonis, mapasaakin ka muli   Pusong nakabalot sa bakal, di mababawi Sa tore ng walang kasagutan, ako’y martir… Continue reading


Pardon the formatting. I copy-pasted this from Final Draft. I’ll get around to refixing the format sometime. SCENE: CANARY CLUB TIME: PRESENT DAY The scene opens. There is a round table at center… Continue reading

Where I am From

I know of a time of goodbyes Baked in relief and regret; Of towers sculpted from ebony One cannot ascend On a dark, dark night When spiders crawl; Of the droning whir The… Continue reading

The Revelation Dilemma (A Big Bang Theory Fan Fiction)

(DISCLAIMER: I DO NOT OWN THESE CHARACTERS. This is simply a work of fan fiction) “Someone’s knocking at the door,” Sheldon told Amy over their videochat. “Be careful that it’s not a serial… Continue reading