Any adult who’s been in an interview will have heard this very popular question at least once in their life:
Where do you see yourself five years from now?
With everything that’s been happening in my life right now, I can’t help but look back at how my life was back then. To quote something I wrote five years ago in A State Of Felicity, “A lot of things had changed.” And it’s the same now.
Why do I even bother?
Why do I go on?
What could possibly make me
Fight to live another day?
Magsisilbing gabay sa iyong paglalakbay
Pag ika’y matamlay, liwanag ay kanyang alay.
Anuman ang mangyari dito sa ‘ting buhay
Pagkakaibigan n’yong tunay, ay di mamamatay.
Kaibigang Lampara. Bow.
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Have you ever heard news so good that you felt nothing but pure joy? Have you ever come across something so miraculous, that you felt like nothing else mattered?
I have! And it’s the best. news. ever. That’s still how I feel about it, even after five weeks.
Damn. Not again.
For as long as he could remember, things would inexplicably break down around Davin Saunders. A radio would suddenly lose signal, a television would suddenly flicker with static, and sometimes, even a wall clock would stop ticking.
Life is short. Too short, for some. In the long and winding passage of time, our lives are merely fractions of everything that has been, everything that is, and everything that is yet to come.
Everything is temporary. Grass grows and withers dry. Flowers bloom and blossom, until the last of its petals fall to the ground. We live, and then we die.
Sometimes you just feel like you’re being slowly backed into a corner. Like your head is being held underwater for way too long, and that any time you feel like things might be looking up, things start taking a downturn.