MA Creative Writing student at UP Diliman from the Land of Buko Pies.

Also a runner, photographer, cyclist, florist, dreamer, and believer.

JerarDylan

JerarDylan

Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi

Lord make me, make me an instrument of your peace

Where there is hatred, let me sow love
Where there is injury, pardon
Where there is doubt, faith
Where there’s despair, hope
Where there is darkness, light
Where there is sadness, joy

Oh Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
To be consoled, as to console
To be understood, as to understand
To be loved, as to love

For it is in giving, that we receive,
It is in pardoning, that we are pardoned
It is in dying, that we are born again to eternal life

Lord make me, make me an instrument of your peace

Everything Happens Under a Blanket of Stars

He offered his hand and I took it in mine. We looked at how our hands fit together. Pleased, we began.

Doubling the Stars

   I plunge into thoughts of you
   as the night sky envelopes
   the continent of my longing,
   the rivers of my hopes.

  In the vast ocean,
  I wait for the wind
  to push your sails nearer, closer
  carrying the breath I need.

So I calm the waters
to reflect the stars,
surely it would not hurt—

   having two maps
                                 that both lead to me.

 

The ending! T.T

So proud of your work, baby P! As always.

This is one of the more adventurous shoots I’ve done. In this photograph, everything seems to be calm and tranquil. Actually, there were a lot of red ants on the ground and the grasses were awfully itchy. I had rashes on my legs before the shoot finally wrapped up.
Yes, this is a throwback to 2 years ago! :)

This is one of the more adventurous shoots I’ve done. In this photograph, everything seems to be calm and tranquil. Actually, there were a lot of red ants on the ground and the grasses were awfully itchy. I had rashes on my legs before the shoot finally wrapped up.

Yes, this is a throwback to 2 years ago! :)

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EXTRAMURAL CLASSES will start this month! Yes! Anybody here interested in learning Spanish with me? It’s open to everyone. The classes will be every Saturday, 9 am to 12 pm at UPD!

Also, does anybody here have a good Spanish workbook I can borrow? :))

A Feature of Time

Tick tock,
the time goes.
And the memories fade
in my head,
green to auburn,
auburn to earth.
Lub dub,
my heart goes.

Lub dub—

Did a little photo shoot with my interior designer sis, Eleanor Anne Torres :)

Breathe Again

Car is parked, bags are packed, but what kind of heart doesn’t look back
At the comfortable glow from the porch, the one I will still call yours?
All those words came undone and now I’m not the only one
Facing the ghosts that decide if the fire inside still burns

All I have, all I need, he’s the air I would kill to breathe
Holds my love in his hands, still I’m searching for something
Out of breath, I am left hoping someday I’ll breathe again
I’ll breathe again

Open up next to you and my secrets become your truth
And the distance between that was sheltering me comes in full view
Hang my head, break my heart, built from all I have torn apart
And my burden to bear is a love I can’t carry anymore

All I have, all I need, he’s the air I would kill to breathe
Holds my love in his hands, still I’m searching for something
Out of breath, I am left hoping someday I’ll breathe again

It hurts to be here
I only wanted love from you
It hurts to be here
What am I gonna do?

All I have, all I need, he’s the air I would kill to breathe
Holds my love in his hands, still I’m searching
All I have, all I need, he’s the air I would kill to breathe
Holds my love in his hands, still I’m searching for something
Out of breath, I am left hoping someday I’ll breathe again

I’ll breathe again

10 things I think I learned during my weekend by the beach:

  1. It is pointless to decide on something that has already been decided for me.
  2. Hoping is different from expecting.
  3. It is pointless to worry about things I have no control over i.e. other people’s feelings.
  4. I commit a grave injustice when I compare myself with/to others.
  5. Everybody needs more alone time.
  6. I need no completion. Even with a broken heart, I am whole.
  7. Every day when I wake up, I become a new person without ever losing all that’s sacred to me.
  8. Ahead of me are countless possibilities.
  9. The most crucial decisions in life are made alone.
  10. I’m happy with my decision.