Fragments (A Poem)

Tragedy That shook me to the core That made me crumble from the inside   Beatings That bombarded Repeatedly until I’m black and blue   Loss Irreplaceable Gaping holes in my soul so deep, they echo   Scars Evidence of being Fragmented, crushed by life’s cruelty   I don’t want to be unblemished Fill the … More Fragments (A Poem)

Book Review: Bridging the Gap, A Short History of Migration to Canada

I purchased the book during the Filipino Festival last June 2017 here in Edmonton. The book is sold by donation and I was so relieved having a decent amount of spare cash to pay for the book what I would estimate as it selling price. The setting of the story is about a Filipino teenager … More Book Review: Bridging the Gap, A Short History of Migration to Canada

Who Would I Have Saved, if I Could? The ‘What If’s’ After a Tragedy

Who would I have saved, if I could? This question has lingered in my mind in various frequencies throughout the years. The wild imagination of a child is just the perfect catalyst for this question, as the reality of the death of my parents and sister sunk in, as the cloud of hazed confusion sets … More Who Would I Have Saved, if I Could? The ‘What If’s’ After a Tragedy