Years ago, I read a blog on Tumblr that said, “you can live for whatever needs you and whatever matters to you… live for whatever keeps you alive”. Some people replied saying that at some point in their lives they lived for “external things”, such as for their best friends…

[Spilled memories]

Everything was a blur — like an iridescent beam of light.

The moment I heard the first beat of the song, I knew it was perfect. We can’t miss this moment.

In a rush, I took her hand and we hurried our way to the dance floor. As…

[This is a piece written for my Philippine Political Issues (PIPOISU) subject]

It is no question that there have been numerous nationwide issues that engendered from the Duterte administration. To name a few: the widespread extrajudicial killings (EJKs), the legislation of the questionable Rice Tariffication Law (RTL), the abrogation of…

[Spilled Thoughts]

When describing our species, we always give emphasis on the word “rational” in the phrase “rational animal human beings”. And I find it funny that sometimes we forget that we are animals, too, just with a heavy emphasis on the “rational” part. And as animals, it is in…

Cure

In a democracy, the people are bestowed with various sets of rights. These rights include right to free speech, right to life, right to privacy and many more rights that uphold the constituents’ well-being depending on a state’s constitution. Particularly, the pinnacle of democracy is where the constituents are given…

November 2019

My man was whining because he was “having a hard time” thinking about what gift he will give me for the holiday season. He then asked me, “please tell me what gift you want.” I snickered at the question, for I found it a like a retort of…

That is what my mom said when I told her I wanted to be an educator. It’s funny, actually, because she herself is a teacher, but she sees teachers fit for the word “lang”. It is as if being an educator for her is nothing but just a minimum-paying job…

Mier Dela Cruz

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