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Louella Santiago
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Wondering
To be able to laugh your worries To be able to laugh off stress To be able to raise my head And feel serene calmness To be able to talk with light-heartedness To be open-minded about things To be free of judgement and criticism To let go of prejudices I lon...
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The bird, Ang bird!
Perched on top of the tree You cry that piercing cry Bird, what are you searching? Your view, it's so really high! Looking for something? Or is it a someone? Tell me, tell me! I couldn't stand your squawk! Bird, what is it? Is it something that hurts? Let m...
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Sleeping together or apart?
Watching The Crown, the scene where Elizabeth and Philip went to bed... Manong commented, "Dili sila tapad? (They don't sleep together?)" I have often wondered about this arrangement. In the Filipino culture, sleeping apart symbolizes that your marriage is ...
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Placid River
On this placid river I was lulled to sleep Half-awake, I wonder Will I fall in deep? On this placid river The slow waves lulled I open my eyes however How come my senses were dulled? On this placid river I try to steer for shore Are things as they always we...
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Crossroads
When do you say enough is enough? When do you say I give up? When do you say I want to move on? When do you say I want outta here? Seeing the crossroad ahead Almost there, but not quite Looming ahead, like a mirage You think you see it, but unsure You just ...
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Some days
Some days, there are just some days, When it feels like you've been to war Trying to be timid when needed Yet strong when confronted Coming out, barely alive, Thought I won, or have I? Yet the spirit feels more broken, Torn to pieces, so it seems Crawling, ...
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Some days
Some days, there are just some days, When it feels like you've been to war Trying to be timid when needed Yet strong when confronted Coming out, barely alive, Thought I won, or have I? Yet the spirit feels more broken, Torn to pieces, so it seems Crawling, ...
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Home Alone
Home alone So quiet, so peaceful It's moments like these You just void yourself Restart, take it slow Ah! What bliss! Such luxury is only once in a blue moon Eating my cake with a cup of coffee The only sound is the boiling From the rice i'm cooking Maybe t...
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Losing Myself
I lost sight with who I am. It's like knowing a friend for so many years Only to find out you haven't really known her at all. What changed? I don't know. So amazed to find one's self totally transformed. Where is the confidence? Where is the strength? Wher...
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Losing Myself
I lost sight with who I am. It's like knowing a friend for so many years Only to find out you haven't really known her at all. What changed? I don't know. So amazed to find myself totally transformed. Where is the confidence? Where is the strength? Where is...
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