I wish I had known. How difficult this was all going to be before I decided to tell myself I could handle it. Dreams? My god, what…… Read more “Track Star.”
This last year I’ve been incredibly quiet. For months I began to disengage in various ways, cutting off unhealthy contact and frequenting social media less and less.…… Read more “Tala.”
3. Read the full piece on Qwear Fashion XO, Miguel Raphael.
2. I am so capable of love. But your words tethered me to walls that built a prison for my soul.
Foreword – The story begins here. Chapter I: Corrosive. I recognized how poisonous my world had become way before I had the courage to do anything about…… Read more “Cheap Brown Bench.”
I think about how much spending hours in my room, escaping from the world by trying on all types of clothing, saved my life. How in that escape, I discovered the world not how it was, but how I wanted to see it.
Mailap, a Tagalog word. (Adj.) Intractable, Elusive, Untamed
Because we defy odds. We defy the normal. We defy what we’re told we have to be. Because defying is thriving.
Lately my world has returned pieces of my past. Manifesting in different ways either as signs, places, or people.