The Mysterious Voices of Room 509

It was a lazy Sunday afternoon, for this small hotel at least. The cars were rushing in the streets outside, passersby hastily walking along the sidewalk, even the dogs and cats were busy being dogs and cats. John ran his fingers along the edge of the counter, his thoughts were lazy as well. He did... Continue Reading →

Let’s Get LoCo!

Coffee has always been a staple for me; I cannot function well unless I have my cup of coffee to start the day. And when it comes to coffee, I am an oxymoron: I am both adventurous and particular about how it is prepared. Here in Roxas, I get my beans from supermarkets (usually Sumatra... Continue Reading →

Weltschmerz

You were a stranger, but not really—we knew each other’s names, but we were never introduced, never talked. I was that silent persona walking past you while our eyes locked, and I smiled as I saw you caught me staring. Our secret, stolen glimpses with one another made that strange connection deeper. You knew I... Continue Reading →

Do Not Fall In Love With Me

Do not fall in love with me because I never stay. I always move around. I travel every now and then; I get sent to almost  anywhere, often with no prior notice. You’ll only get to see me for a few days once a month—and it’ll be worth it. I’ll take you to places: movies,... Continue Reading →

03:00 AM Feels Trip

Whether or not we admit it, music plays a great role in our lives. With the right song, we either forget or remember everything, and we all have that song for a certain person in our lives.Below are the songs for the people who, over a short period, influenced me the most.   1. Hurt... Continue Reading →

Is English a Measure of Intelligence?

Is English a measure of intelligence? This has been an ongoing debate between different groups of people. Many believe that English—or speaking English well—is a measure of one’s intelligence. There are several blogs around the web that discuss this matter, most of which, if not all are baseless opinions. The most common mindset is this:... Continue Reading →

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