Archive for March, 2009

halika

Posted in Uncategorized on March 23, 2009 by armedlittleboy

“Bakit kaylapit ng salitang halika sa halik?

Ngunit bakit sa tuwing ikaw ay tatawagin ko
Sa aking tabi, halika sa aking tabi,
Sapagkat nanginginig ang kama sa titig ng gabi,
Halika, sapagkat nais kong sabihin ang halika
Nang paulit-ulit, halika, halika, hayaang mapuno
Ng halika itong madilim na silid
Sasagot ka ng katahimikang bitbit ang buong daigdig
At tila isang uniberso ang pagitan ng ating mga bibig.”
-Mga Tala sa Balarila, Carlos Piocos III
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lessons.love

Posted in Uncategorized on March 22, 2009 by armedlittleboy

1. never buy groceries when you are hungry.

hunger fills your cart

from cookies to cold cuts

from shampoos to tissue papers

from instant coffee to sauces, dips, marinades, and condiments.

wheeling into the cashier,

your cart wobbles from the weight of things

you want but do not need

and as each price registers on the machine

feelings of futility creeps in,

you know you will be back

for the things you want but do not need.

2. if you want the best product at the best price, haggle.

everything of worth requires effort

one needs to persevere to witness the marvel

of prices stumbling in front of your very eyes,

and as you go home with the spoils of war

you find yourself buoyed by the conquest

of being able to have found and fought for something

worth keeping.

3. when you buy something, use it.

dust tends to corrode even the strongest metal

and  induces impotence among plastics,

it causes objects to be obsolete

making one wonders on the purpose of its purchase

soon, too soon for comfort

one finds oneself ignoring the object into extinction

a source of joy once

a waste of space after.

just singing the truth about my love

Posted in Uncategorized on March 14, 2009 by armedlittleboy

Kapag sinabi ko sa iyo (Gary Granada)

Kapag sinabi ko sa iyo na ika’y minamahal
Sana’y maunawaan mo na ako’y isang mortal
At di ko kayang abutin ang mga bituin at buwan
O di kaya ay sisirin perlas ng karagatan

Kapag sinabi ko sa iyo na ika’y iniibig
Sana’y maunawaan mo na ako’y taga-daigdig
Kagaya ng karamihan, karaniwang karanasan
Daladala kahit saan, pang-araw-araw na pasan

Ako’y hindi romantiko, sa iyo’y di ko matitiyak
Na pag ako’y kapiling mo kailanma’y di ka iiyak
Ang magandang hinaharap sikapin nating maabot
Ngunit kung di pa maganap, sana’y huwag mong ikalungkot

Kapag sinabi ko sa iyo na ika’y sinisinta
Sana’y yakapin mo akong bukas ang iyong mga mata
Ang kayamanan kong dala ay pandama’t kamalayan
Na natutunan sa iba na nabighani sa bayan

Halina’t ating pandayin isang malayang daigdig
Upang doon payabungin isang malayang pag-ibig
Kapag sinabi ko sa iyo na ika’y sinusuyo
Sana’y ibigin mo ako, kasama ang aking mundo

game over. play a new game?

Posted in Uncategorized on March 9, 2009 by armedlittleboy

(WARNING: MUSHY AT MINADALI)

nauso noon ang mario brothers

noon bata pa ako

halos lahat ata may bala ng mario

halos lahat adik sa mario

pero hindi ako

frustrating sa akin ang mario bros

panu kasi pag na dead ka, uulitin mo na naman ang stage 1

kahit ano pa ang sanhi ng pagkamatay mo, mahulog, masunog, o madikit sa mga kalaban

repeat stage 1 ka

nakakainis

na kailangan mo ulit daanan mula umpisa upang makarating sa pinakamalayo mong napuntahan

frustrating kumbaga

start from the beginning ka.

ang hindi ko alam, isang malaking mario bros pala ang pag-ibig

madali ang ma-dead

at kapag game over ka na, ano man stage ang narating mo

ilang mushroom man ang nakain

o gintong barya ang nakuha mo,

uulit at uulit ka sa umpisa

kahit sino pa ang kalaro mo.

dadaan ka sa stage 1 (na sisiw na sa iyo)

patungo sa stage 2, 3, 4

hanggang sa stage na di mo malampalampasan

at gagawin mo ang lahat para di madead

kasi sino ba naman ang gustong umulit sa stage 1?

sa stage na mag-uumpisa ka muli

mag-iipon muli ng kabute o tiwala o barya o ngiti.

at kapag wala pa rin nangyari

nasa sa iyo na ang desisyon

pwede ka naman maglaro at umulit buong gabi

buong buhay

patuloy ka tatanungin ng play again? hanggang di ka nakakarating sa katapusan.

nasa sa iyo na ang desisyon

play again?

yes or no?

They call it the “Quarter-life Crisis.”

Posted in Uncategorized on March 6, 2009 by armedlittleboy

(hango sa isang email)

It is when you stop going along with the crowd and
start realizing that there are many things about
yourself that you didn’t know and may not like.

You start feeling insecure and wonder where you will
be in a year or two, but then get scared because you
barely know where you are now.

You start realizing that people are selfish and
that, maybe, those friends that you thought you
were so close to aren’t exactly the greatest people
you have ever met, and the people you have lost touch
with are some of the most important ones.

What you don’t recognize is that they are realizing
that too, and aren’t really cold, catty, mean or
insincere but that they are as confused as you.

You look at your job… and it is not even close to
what you thought you would be doing, or maybe you
are looking for a job and realizing that you are
going to have to start at the bottom and that
scares you.

Your opinions have gotten stronger. You see what
others are doing and find yourself judging more than
usual because suddenly you realize that you have
certain boundaries in your life and are constantly
adding things to your list of what is acceptable
and what isn’t.

One minute, you are insecure and then the next,
secure. You laugh and cry with the greatest force of
your life.

You feel alone and scared and confused. Suddenly,
change is the enemy and you try and cling on to the
past with dear life, but soon realize that the past is
drifting further and further away, and there
is nothing to do but stay where you are or move
forward.

You get your heart broken and wonder how someone
you loved could do such damage to you. Or you lay in
bed and wonder why you can’t meet anyone decent enough
that you want to get to know better.

Or maybe you love someone but love someone else too
and cannot figure out why you are doing this
because you know that you aren’t a bad person.

One-night-stands and random hook ups start to
look cheap. Getting wasted and acting like an idiot
starts to look pathetic.

You go through the same emotions and questions over
and over, and talk with your friends about the same
topics because you cannot seem to make a decision.

You worry about loans, money, the future and making a
life for yourself… and while winning the race
would be great, right now you’d just like to be a
contender! What we may not realize is that everyone
reading this relates to it.

We are in our best of times and our worst of times,
trying as hard as we can to figure this whole thing
out.

Life’s a bitch… just learn how to fuck it!