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Realizations on My 30th Birthday

I’m always grateful that I was born in December–just close to New Year. My birthday and the start of the new year signify a new beginning for me. It gives me hope–a chance–to change for the better and aim for the best and for what truly matters in life. When I was a little girl, 30-ish people seemed to be too old or too mature. Now that I’m 30, I don’t feel either too old or too mature. Anyhow, 30 comes with realizations that I’m simply glad  ...

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Goodnight for now, Farmer. — An Ode

Be at peace, Tatay, for I am proud to be a farmer’s granddaughter, In my veins run the blood of a reputable man who tilled the soil, A man who served his fellow and a man who was our hero. If only we could give you more hugs and care, to erase all the sorrow Alzheimer’s and old age brought to you. If only you could stay longer– Oh, what a selfish thought! Because though your passing left our hearts hollow, it only meant that you’re free at last. Rest now, Tatay, for  ...

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