Friday, January 24, 2014

Leaves and takings

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I don't buy clichés. I'm that sort of writer who would rather write out what I actually feel.


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But then life always has its way of catching up on me. Catching me off guard no matter how far I've run away, now matter how long I've avoided it.


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Yes, that there is a belly, and those are wrinkles. I've been on hospital duty for a friend for a week and have neglected my new gym membership. His friends (my new friends — I've known him for quite a bit) and I tried to distract him from the pain of post-operation with movies and TV series, and what stuck the most was 'Frozen' and 'Bakit Di Ka Crush ng Crush Mo' ('Why Your Crush Doesn't Have a Crush on You') — both sappier than my usual fare.


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I've always been very careful with professing the things that I believe in. Probably suspecting my own insincerity or just being afraid of being proven wrong. Or betrayed.


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But faith has almost always made me say/do the corniest of things. What would usually take several stanzas or points of argument to arrive at. 

Blood warms fast. The gut thrusts. Now it's us.


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 Words pile up and underneath them are more ... and ... More things in threes.


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Time to pick up a pitch fork to start the work.


Raglan tee, Uniqlo
Jeans, Armani Exchange
Jacket, Penshoppe
Shoes, Sebago
Belt, Nautica


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