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Early Morning Palaver

It is 5 am and I’m taking a brisk walk in the neighbourhood.

Then, I noticed her again – she was petite and had a weather-beaten face. 412 more words


Day 18: FILTHY

As abruptly as it started, the fight stops. The stranger steps out of the way as Mira strikes downward and puts away with his weapon with a curt “very good”. 83 more words


Friends at Play

The following short story is from a universe of my own creation, which I am building bit by bit. As such, it is close to my heart. 571 more words

Creative Writing

Ang Ayaw Tumulong Huwag na lang Manlibak ng mga Kapus-palad

Ang Ayaw Tumulong

Huwag Na Lang Manlibak ng mga Kapus-palad

Ni Apolinario Villalobos

Napilitan akong sumulat uli tungkol sa subject na ito dahil sa narinig kong pag-uusap ng dalawang babae sa dyip. 480 more words

Radical Union with God and Neighbor

Middle East Journal Entry, Day 3 (September 23)

“Radical union with God and neighbor is our starting place, not private perfection.” –Richard Rohr

On this day, our team made paintings with kids who had been forced to flee Sudan and Syria. 199 more words

Book Review: ‘Behind the Beautiful Forevers’ by Katherine Boo

My rating: 5 / 5

Where to even begin with this book! It’s difficult to know exactly how to express my views on it because I can’t yet separate the writing itself from my feelings whilst reading it. 554 more words



After two months of scorching days and merciless nights, it finally rained today. The sun has set early and the silver lining gradually fades away from the clouds which appear like blotches of ash of the burnt sky. 2,731 more words