Category Archives: Photographic Stillness

Nothing Left

In that first year or two, in Paris, I was literally annihilated. There was nothing left of the writer I had hoped to be, only the writer I had to be.  —Henry Miller, World of Sex *I was just clocking … Continue reading

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January Reads (Book Report)

Though editing and reviewing manuscripts is sort my job, writing reviews of the books I read has been torture to me. I don’t know why, but I couldn’t seem to pull it off the way I used to; the words … Continue reading

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Phantasmagoria

If you let it, reading will suck you into a hypnotic trance. You would be brought to a dimension where words are in full bloom: words become people, things, creatures, moments, memories. A structured yet free-flowing hallucination. A phantasmagoria. This … Continue reading

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Bibliophilia—a Therapeutic Disorder

Yes. I have to admit that fucking disorder. I don’t just love reading—I am also in love with books, and that is regardless of whether I read them or not. I love watching piles of books, especially in my own … Continue reading

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Book Review: If You Could See What I Hear by Tom Sullivan and Derek Gill

It’s  about a person who has been born blind, but is gifted with a special vision. A vision─a perspective in life that’s far better compared to what a normal person with sight has. That must have been an exaggeration, but no. … Continue reading

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Book Review: World of Sex by Henry Miller

As you can see in the title, it seems to be so taboo-ish that you will not seem to wonder it had been banned and will come to the point that no one will have the courage to publish it. … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Getting inside the Mind of a Book

To be honest, I don’t know if the blog title would make sense or even a bit of it about what I’m gonna write next … … … To be honest, I’ve been away from this page for more than … Continue reading

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Bright Smiles in the Middle of a Tropical Depression (Mt.Napulak Climb; Igbaras, Iloilo, July 28-29)

*********** To underestimate something was never, ever, a good idea. Especially when it’s a storm we are talking about. Must have been because of faulty calculations or it’s just heads were swollen. Even when we were still on our way, … Continue reading

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A Flash Flood of Summer Memories

For the past few days, the rain went berserk. It looks like that the weather seems to be reminding us that Summer is Over Motherfuckers! I heard you keep complaining about the fucking heat? Well, here I am. Are you … Continue reading

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Solitary Bliss: Simala and Alcoy Journey

Just past week, my mind had been running trains of thoughts that exceeded the speed of my comprehension. I feel like my brain is an abused F1 circuit. Ferrari. McLaren. Schumacher. Raikkonen. I don’t feel the need for speed but … Continue reading

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Plugged-Unplugged(Ear Tunnels)

I feel so sleepy. My shift starts at 4am and ends at 12nn. I don’t sleep during afternoons because it will terribly ruin my sleep-wake cycle. So, I decided to sleep early during workdays. Sleeping at 8pm sounds perfect, and … Continue reading

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Yestermorning: Distance can lie(Wither: Haiku Poetry)

It was a very hot Sunday morning as nostalgia takes over me. When I was in my younger years —high school years, I wentto church every Sunday morning to see my crush. There was just one Sunday Mass that I … Continue reading

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