Poetry Night: Thoughts from Yugto

i. When you sit really close to the front of the room, you can see people’s hands tremble as they perform. You see the way they steel themselves before they step up to the microphone, hear the subtle dips in faltering voices. You catch these glimpses of actual human beings, mustering up the courage to…

Listen, B.

This is you from five years later. Yes, you made it. No, you’re not crazy. I’m here to tell you what life is like, but first, a few spoilers.

Poems from Sri Lanka

Written in three different stages during our time there: the first on a plane from KL to Colombo; the next in the dead of our second night in SL; the third sitting in an airport, waiting for my last flight home to Butuan.­

Just around the riverbend.

This song resonates with me for a number of reasons. Just Around The Riverbend is about someone going on a journey that doesn’t make sense to people around her.