Coffee on a Monday

Everyone is going about
minding their own business
not noticing you,
everyone with their own facades
students, professors rushing towards their classes.
anxious for their breaks, may it be
a lunch or yosi break.

In the midst of a rainy day
exams were almost over
a few were left
it was after five
“kulitan blues sa labas, yosi yosi”,
out of the blue
a sudden invite for a coffee drink.

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Heart of Darkness

She had lots of love to share
sometimes she fooled around
but once
she fell in-love for real.

She gave all the love
her heart could
but he left her hangin’

Now her heart exploded
with mixed emotions
darkness filled it.

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