The Morning After

I drink pineapple juice to detoxify myself. 100% del monte, fiber-enriched. I stare at the mess of last night, postponing the clean-up. That’s always what sucks about a party, innit? Grabbing the broom,… Continue reading

Happy Birthday

Now you are As I was before When I met You were wide- Eyed and innocent Then three years Ago now You are stronger for Then you were A child now You are Still but when I see You… Continue reading


Malate, what is you? What is you whose center kills us, dragging sore feet through your doors, newly-laundered from a hard night’s release, what is you? What is you, spiked temptation, whose slaves… Continue reading

I nibbled on a guy’s ear and felt nothing but awkwardness yet I still don’t like the idea that he may be having sex with my drunk heart-broken friend tonight.

Warm beer around the ashtray of a slut. Toasting fury over drunken trembles. Finding rapid exits here at Sarah’s. Uneaten isaw wand’ring frigid now.

Her Name

“The heart wants what the heart wants. Even that which is worst for it.” “Yes, Hippolyta, we Amazons are warriors. But we are women, too.” – Wonder Woman (2009)     Her name,… Continue reading

Call to Arms – Reading Challenge!

I know we’re all swamped with our stuff right now. Hell, even I am. However, there is some merit in this reading challenge I am presenting. It is my belief (and I could… Continue reading


In velvet red he sat in front again – Crisscrossing crescent lines of malcontent. No eyes to monitor the clicks of keys; Of misspelled lies – castles and whorehouses And dungeons, parasols and… Continue reading

Eagle Flight

An eagle flies up through the sky Eggs strewing down like pure war bombs   One plops to a viper – a hearty meal For a struggling serpent   One falls on Chris’… Continue reading


Today we commemorate festival tents with no parking stolen smoking intermissions chicken and spaghetti and strawberry oreos a full house divided dancing balloons in varying pastels wheelchairs rolling in and out and in… Continue reading

Coming Home

After the ‘Welcome to Naga City’ sign I recognized nothing until I saw the bright blue letters “S” and “M”