Lockdown Litanies

Metro Manila was in strict lockdown when I met Mateo. At the height of a deadly pandemic none of us could’ve imagined happening in our lifetime, you drove from the south, evaded half a dozen military checkpoints, and, perhaps to some exaggeration, in a way, risked your own life, just to see me. On a… Continue reading Lockdown Litanies

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On city skylines and boundaries

The sky was on fire in Antipolo the night I realized what I wanted in life. It had just turned six when you caught me staring blankly at the sunset covering the Metro Manila skyline. Still too early to be already in deep with emotion. “Enjoying your fifteen minutes of nothing?” you asked. Your face… Continue reading On city skylines and boundaries

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