Essential/Existential

Dear Big Mouth Blog, I apologize for prioritizing life over you. A long time ago I made a commitment to the artistry and I seem to have been pouring all my creativity to my profession that I neglect coloring you with it. All it takes to get me in retrospect and take my thoughts to writing […]

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Rainfall

I live in a world that stops when the waters pour. This is no revelation. Just an inconvenient truth. Half my life’s made up of late nights spent in stranded solitude, with blaring red lights desperately trying to snake through bottlenecks of wet asphalt. The fluidity of words is something I believe in. This is […]

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Maybe we sleep

Maybe fulfillment, however fleeting, trumps the state of brooding & hollow I’ve come to call home. Maybe it pays to dream. Maybe slingshots, maybe gunfire, finality, and breakage discredits our faith. Maybe picketfence embraces and worrying about someone won’t hurt as much in the long run. Maybe fear is fear and is poisonous when left unchecked. Maybe […]

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I am NOT In a Relationship

I am, however, stranded in Makati, typing at a coffee shop, drying the clothes off my back, and hoping I have enough vitamin C in me to ward off a fever or, God forbid, a flu. I also spent the last few minutes wondering about a lot of things… I’m too lazy to prose, and […]

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What are we to the gallows?

“We all need to look into the dark side of our nature – that’s where the energy is, the passion. People are afraid of that because it holds pieces of us we’re busy denying.” – Sue Grafton I. In a parallel world, the sun humanbathes. I walk the streets of Ayala at night and see festive […]

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Lost, lost in the offing

I could make it about anything so long as I’m stalling, so long as I ride the high, so long as this light paints me in a flattering view – but only then, what we have is just a trick on the eye. Only then. You shared embraces I call salvation and they make me go […]

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