STOP, LOOK, LISTEN

  STOP! I should have said, When you were rubbing yourself on my back. Am I just a piece of meat you can feast, When you’re in heat? I was numb, I was scared. Is my dress too short? Am I wearing too sexy? Is it even my fault? LOOK! I could have been your…

Concerto

That moment when you’re walking on the street Listening to a violin concerto. The road serves as your dance floor. Most in the crowd are either dancing with their phones, laughing with their friends, fumbling with their bags, or just hurriedly waltzing to their destinations. Yet here I am, Slow dancing, feeling the music, letting…

Reflecting on Life and Success

I have a mountain of errors in life and I’m only 28. I know that it’s not only me experiencing this existential crisis and some will say it’s petty. Sometimes I mind, sometimes I don’t. I guess it’s really part of life, every mistake teaches a lesson which you will either learn from or will disregard…

Pages

I seem to be lost for words, my mind is blank. Is it because I got so full at lunch? Or am I just really loosing it? I still have many pages to fill and a lot of pens to empty. Can’t black out now, I just started. Well my pen is giving up on…

Georgina’s paradise

(Most of the photos in my blog were taken from the internet. Credits to its owners)      Danny stared at his home of 65 years and it’s still the same. A lot has changed in the outside world but the house remained as how she wanted it to be. The one-acre land they own is…

Hong Kong from a Domestic Helper’s POV: Ronnie Chronicles 2

2003 After that traumatic experience of having a co-worker, Ronnie swore that she will never agree to have a companion at work again. Luckily, she immediately found an employer. They are a family of 4 and all of them are office workers being in the jewelry business. The first 3 months were good as expected;…

Oxygen Tank

“Hey Dude. are you just going to drown your sorrows in alcohol? Grow up! We’ve been over this a thousand times!” She patiently tells him. Just a week ago her best friend’s girlfriend broke up with him and until now he is mopping over it. She just rolled her eyes because she’s also been there…

Hong Kong from a Domestic Helper’s POV: Nelly

Nelly started working for the Waller family in 1999 and are still with them until now. 1999 “Ahm, Nelly? Can you please clean the fridge and take out all the expired and bad stuffs in there? You know we haven’t had a helper and we are so busy so we couldn’t organize it.” said Mrs….

Hong Kong from a Domestic Helper’s POV: Ronnie Chronicles

 This is the first entry of this series. It is about Ronnie and her fourteen-year journey working in Hong Kong. Hope you enjoy and learn something from it. You can comment and like it. 2002 As the door of the plane slowly closes, Ronnie wanted to shout NO! She wanted to go out and go back home…

Hong Kong from a Domestic Helper’s POV

Hong Kong is considered as one of the financial districts of the world. If you are into trading and business then Hong Kong is the right place for you. It is also a shopping capital, you can find all brands from all over the world and you can shop till you drop. Aside from trade and…

Remember

Remember the time when life was much more simpler, when we were satisfied to be outside and meet our friends face to face. When we were happy playing with paper boats, running outside chasing each other, letting the cool wind caress our cheeks, blowing our hair to mess, laughing like there was no tomorrow, making us…

So Long

(This is a poem I composed after my former employer passed. It’s almost a year now.) The sky mourns with us, its tears flow to the streams, waters the plants, relieves the thirsty. It gives hope, it gives a new life. Let the rainfall remind us of his generosity. The lightning amidst the darkest of…