This wasn’t it

We met before, I swear, perhaps long before the 2 am drives to get a pack of cigarettes and sneaky, short kisses whenever we caught a red light and I was checking my work email;…

Lockdown Litanies

Metro Manila was in strict lockdown when I met Mateo. At the height of a deadly pandemic none of us could’ve imagined happening in our lifetime, you drove from the south, evaded half a dozen…