While waiting to go to Ambeth Ocampo’s Rizal Ransomed I decided to try using some new brushes I got from Frenden. And they’re really nice! Rob Cham was a guest speaker in our class the other day and he demo’d some art using them. I guess you can do the same thing with SAI, though, haha. But at least I won’t have to go Photoshop-Sai-Photoshop-Sai anymore.
Here’s Maria Clara from Rizal’s Noli. It’s a bit glum, but that’s life
I guess I have to stop writing about you, even just for the mean time. Maybe as the snow stops falling, I should temporarily cease my feeling for you too. Maybe it’s time for me to realize that you have no chance to read my writings after all and that if you ever did, you wouldn’t even care….
My mother never answers the phone
on the first ring. She used to tell me,
"They’ll call again if it’s really important."
I think that I kind of grew up with those words,
they’ve proliferated closer to my bones,
closer to my skin, closer to me.
I hadn’t realized until now how many people
Tinali ang hiwaga
at binigyan ng halaga
kaya’t nagkaroon na ng talinghaga.
Tinatago ang mga bagay
na literal at madaling maiugnay
alusyon, idyoma at retorika ang nailalagay.
‘Di ninanais maging dalubhasa
ngunit ang paggamit ng wika ang pag-asa
para mamulat ang puso’t isipan ng mga mambabasa.