POEM | Your Instagram

"Your Instagram" is about a persona whose only access to his beloved is her Instagram wall. His is a story all too familiar for those whose affections can only be seen and felt from afar. The only time he feels his love is complete is through experiencing her through the artificiality of photographs and short clips of her.

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SHORT STORY | Black Snakes Are Innocent, the Gold Are Venomous

"Black Snakes Are Innocent, the Gold Are Venomous" is a short story that focuses on the cosmopolitan nature of the world (and lack thereof) as bridged by literature. A quiet George Floyd story, "Black Snakes" examines the racial biases and prejudices that remain to be too familiar for Ricardo, the story's protagonist, as he soldiers on as a Filipino and as a person in a world filled with people whose words and actions are harsh toward people like him.

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POEM | Hibik ng Kalikasan: Isang Koleksiyon

Ang Hibik ng Kalikasan: Isang Koleksiyon ay nagtataglay ng mga tula ukol sa pagpapahalaga sa kalikasan at/o kapaligiran. Hinihimok ng tula ang mambabasa na kumilos para sa pangangalaga ng kagubatan at mga isla dahil ito ay ating tirahan at para sa kapakanan ng susunod na henerasyon.

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SHORT STORY | Drowning in Empty Spaces

"Mom...," I called to her, looking at her unmoving body. “Mom, come on, don’t do this to me. Help!” I screamed at the top of my lungs, hoping someone could hear. "Somebody help us... my mom... please help!" I ran out of the room and screamed for help down the…

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