My Great-Grandma Was Friendzoned By Jose Rizal In College

My great-grandma’s journal was found in 1953, all in Spanish text. My tito, a Modern Languages student, translated it into English during the 1990’s. You can read Analyn Bernabe’s journal compilation titled “”A Mediocre Lady”” at Valenzuela City Library Hub. This is an entry from the journal portraying the relationship of my great-grandma and Jose…

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Mahalin mo hanggang anjan pa!

“Bigla akong nagising nung narinig ko yung bell…Ayun tapos na yung last subject naming, ayun nagmadali akong bumaba para magyosi, medyo tipsy ako(yup, bad girl ako, pumapasok ako ng nakainom pa) and then paglabas ko ng St. Raymund’s Bldg… ayun nabangga ko siya, isang engg student.. medyo masakit yung pagkabangga ko sa kanya.. kaya ayun…

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Ordinary Annuity

“So I met this guy from the college na maraming gwapo & magaganda few months ago. We started off as friends, hanggang sa araw-araw na kaming nagkakatext and pasimple na siyang dumadamoves. Hahahaha. Kinikilig ako nun kasi tagal ko nang di naka-experience ng lovelife so ayuuuun. Sobrang sweet nya at na-feel ko naman na he…

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My One-ride boyfriend

Before magvalentine’s nung nagyari ‘to. Nagpa’promo si manong driver na 10php na lang daw sa bawat magsyota na magiging pasahero niya. So, here is the story, nung nakita ko yung naka’paskil sa loob ng jeep ni manong driver yung about sa discount natawa na lang ako at napaisip na kahit papaano pala may advantage yung may…

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When I was your Man

Magkaklase tayo since highschool. We were seatmates kasi nga parehos tayong M ang start ng surname. Sayo ako humihingi ng papel. Sayo ako kumokopya ng homeworks at kapag may quizzes. I asked you to be my promdate at pumayag ka naman. Since that day we became close with each other. Sabay tayong nag-entrance exams sa…

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An Open Letter To My Cinderella

I was your professor and you were my student. The first time I saw you I knew I didn’t like you. You were a lazy happy go lucky student. Mahilig gumimik at maghappy thursday. You always failed in my class. Hindi ka na pumapasa late ka pa lagi. Pasaway at maingay sa klase ko. I…

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A Second Chance

I was your student and you were my prof. Honesty, I was a lazy student yung tipong Happy go lucky lang. More on gimik, happy thurdsday yung kapag may exam lang nag-aaral at umaasa sa tres kumbaga bahala na si batman. You became my professor for one semester at ayun lagi akong pasaway sa klase…

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Remembering Her

She was smart; brilliant, even. She was astonishingly witty. She was gorgeous and adorable at the same time. She could instantly make you fall in love just by simply being herself. She was my first everything. I knew that I’d love her the first time that I saw her. “This girl,” I thought, “I’d never…

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You are the only exception

Bata pa lang ako, namukat na ako sa katotohan na walang forever. Naghiwalay ang mama at papa ko when I was 8 years old dahil nakabuntis si papa. Since only child ako at mas mahal ko ang mama ko, sa kanya ako sumama. Simula nun, kinamuhian ko na ang papa ko at lahat ng mga…

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Sayang

May orgmate ako dati from eng, itago na lang natin sya sa pangalang “Rens”. Sobrang crush ko si rens. Pero di kami masyado naguusap, nahihiya din kasi ako sakanya. At feeling ko may gusto sya sa isang orgmate namin. Sobrang bait nya kasi sakin, tapos chinito. Pero hanggang tingin at ngiti lang ako. Then one…

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