Scribblings and scrawls of a hopeless romantic soul



An Inch Closer


An Inch Closer

no this isn’t
about forever
I’m not talking
about love
or promises
nor tomorrow
what I’m saying is
the night is young
you’re alone
and so am i
the wind is howling
and the moon
oh yes, the moon
is ever so glorious
so maybe—
just maybe
we could pull
each other
an inch closer.

© 2016 Maria. All Rights Reserved.

Image Source: Favim

In response to dVerse’s Open Link Night hosted by the lovely Mish. The night is young and so are we. Let’s get drunk on poetry tonight, shall we? #TGIF 😀

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Cafe niya, cafe nimo… Cafe Namoo

This is one of those late evenings where my friends and I decided to saunter around Banilad and try yet another Korean-themed café here in Cebu. We’ve been hearing a lot of feedback and posts about this café named Café Namoo and we dare not miss what they have to offer.

Namoo is a Korean word which refers to a tree. Meanwhile, in Bisaya the word means “ato” or “ours”. Upon entering the place, we already got the idea why the café was aptly named as such. We were welcomed by wooden interior of a place that looked like a playroom and at the center was a life-size playhouse festooned with hundreds of post-its and photographs.


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