Seulement Vous (A Short Story)

She was clutching an old, ratty teddy bear close to her chest, while she was browsing through her phone reading about current events and news on her Fox News app. She tightened her hold on said teddy bear when she read about a recent act of terrorism in the French Alps, her beautiful face contortingContinue reading “Seulement Vous (A Short Story)”

One Sweet Dusk

This was originally written back in 2007 after my husband (then boyfriend) proposed to me.  He knew I loved the beach so this little short was inspired by what he did for me then. 🙂 I re-wrote it and changed some items in it just to keep it updated.  What do you think? 🙂 =========================Continue reading “One Sweet Dusk”

When I Look At You

You came into my life unexpectedly. I never expected love to pass by me, I never expected to love and be loved in return, I never expected You. When I look at you, I see the stars Shining in your eyes As they reflect the brightness of your soul That when you look at meContinue reading “When I Look At You”

The Exact Day

I don’t really remember the exact day Of when I fell for you. But I do remember the first time You smiled at me, Eyes wide and shining; That shy smile that changed My world. I don’t remember the exact day When I realized I was already yours. But I do remember that time YouContinue reading “The Exact Day”

Coffee (A Poem)

I am sitting here Alone with just my coffee Sipping it slightly Waiting for you. I smile out of the blue When you come rushing through the door, In a whirlwind of robust colors. You stand there for a moment Looking around Until your eyes find mine; The world simply stops And suddenly – it’sContinue reading “Coffee (A Poem)”

Bago (A Filipino Poem)

Ang sarap ng tamis ng bagong pagibig Ang sarap mahulog paulit-ulit Sa iyong mga bisig at halik Patuloy akong nanunumbalik Bagamat marami silang nagsasabi Pagibig mo’y hindi puro luwalhati Hindi ko pa rin kayang ika’y iwan Puso ko’y sinisigaw ang iyong ngalan Hindi ako naniniwala Sa mga naririnig na bali-balita Na ikaw daw ay hindiContinue reading “Bago (A Filipino Poem)”

Prompted Poems and Haikus

So a friend over at Twitter (Ninna at @ninnabautista if you want to check out her Twitter) prompted a lot of us with one-word prompts last night and we had to make a line, a convo or a poem or a haiku based on that one-word prompt in 140 characters or less.  That was theContinue reading “Prompted Poems and Haikus”