Category Archives: nonfiction

Cannot sleep

It is early morning and I cannot sleep. I cannot sleep because my skin is itching. I cannot sleep because my breathing gets really shallow when it’s cold. I don’t like taking medication because the taste sucks. An inhaler would … Continue reading

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The only time I was bullied

The only time I was ever bullied was in third grade elementary. I endured the bullying while class was ongoing (he sat behind me, and flicked my ears) as I did not want to disrupt the teacher. After class I … Continue reading

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05 JAN 2018 Mostly Politics, Mostly Bullshit

This year, this current hellscape. The year started with increases in the price of everything. It was a way by the government to gain revenue from low-income informal sector workers, who mostly do not pay income tax. So what the … Continue reading

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Horror fantasy dream. 03JAN2016 afternoon, sometime around two pm.

It was my first day as a cub reporter in this newspaper. I was hired because of my connections. My two friends were already working there. In the universe/logic of the dream, before the paper could print, they have to … Continue reading

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Review and Musings Upon Finishing Nick Joaquin’s ‘May Day Eve.’

Review and Musings Upon Finishing Nick Joaquin’s ‘May Day Eve.’ I have just read Nick Joaquin’s ‘May Day Eve.’ It’s a short story written in 1947. I didn’t get much of the plot, as it was deliberately confusing. I only … Continue reading

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Profile of the Girl in Creative Writing Class Back in College

Profile of the Girl in Creative Writing Class Back in College -She was pale, frail and sweet. She spoke softly and carefully. -This girl was so shy, she had to stop talking a few times, and was told by the … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the Marcos Clandestine Burial Issue

Some Thoughts on the Marcos Clandestine Burial Issue -Morally speaking, he shouldn’t have been allowed to be buried in Philippine soil. -But legally speaking, because he was President, and for a very long time too, he deserves to be buried … Continue reading

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