A couple of minutes after watching “The Time Traveler’s Wife” at the cinema, Chemae and I were walking outside the mall. She was saying she kinda liked the film but it really annoyed her as much as it annoyed Clare that Henry was always disappearing.
It was already dark, my arm was over her shoulder and a couple of people are also walking home from the mall. Continue reading
It starts slowly and we know we’re gonna be
The thousand wells of your mouth;
You’ll be slithering in me — slippery, sucking, suddenly biting,
Marking me with bright red blood,
Sending me into convulsions. Teeth gnashing, I try painfully
Not to tear the soft flesh
your damp lips.
Oh, I’ll swallow you for keeps
Stick every strand of my hair into your pores
And make you itch, rubbing your back against
The bed waxy with last weekend’s sweat. Continue reading
Filed under Life, Love, Poems
It’s the eve of my birthday. I was just 6 months old when I was born. Had I been born normally, my birthday would be on November instead of August. I wouldn’t have been Leo. Maybe I wouldn’t have that lion pride in me. Maybe I wouldn’t have been Marvin. Maybe…
Whatever. Continue reading
How strange is this?
As this massive ball of earth and water spins in the seemingly infinite space of the universe, and as random people talk about new worries and problems in their lives, like random amateur photographers talking about how to score the newest, costliest DSLR camera, I am here in front of the computer screen, staring at it for about an hour now, trying to squeeze out some words to write?
I’m taking a break from my work and writing something personal. The problem is there’s nothing personal to write.
In a way, I’m actually spending large amounts of time, figuring out how best to describe my life.
That’s pretty strange to me. Continue reading
On Saturday, August 8, 2009, I’ll be at the Manila Comic Con at SM Megamall to promote our comics, “Palisay at Sumbling” which I pencilled. It will be the first time I would attend a comic con, so I’m quite nervous. I don’t really know how I’d react if I’m asked questions about how I draw or what’s my style. However, we at Pulang Punla Studios are really proud of our work although it’s still not done. Here are some samples of our comic. We’ll be showing some teaser pages and other cool stuff.
“Palisay at Sumbling”
Pulang Punla Studios
Writers: Joseph Kahlil Baet
Chris Alvin Yap
Penciller: Marvin Sanchez
Ink and Colors: Carlo Andrew Ferrer Continue reading