Overture: An Evening with Troy Cabida

It’s summer of 2013. I’m walking from Hyde Park Corner to Oxford Circus because the 74 terminated early and I can only afford one more bus ride. I’m fresh out of sixth form, no plans to go to uni. I’m unemployed and at my Rachel Greene Season 1 phase and worst of all, I’m unpublished.Continue reading “Overture: An Evening with Troy Cabida”

On The Barbican Young Poets 2017

“What was one thing you’ve taken away from being a part of the Barbican Young Poets this year?” To answer that question would be for me to catch you up on the past six to seven months of my life, starting from that sunny Sunday afternoon sandwiched between four other friends in a car parkedContinue reading “On The Barbican Young Poets 2017”

Barbican Young Poets 2017 Showcase

After six months worth of Wednesdays, chocolate Digestives, tube rides from Earls Court to Moorgate and taking up residency in Nuclino and Box for poetry submissions, last Friday was officially 2017’s Barbican Young Poets showcase, the culmination of all of our hard work and fun times. Roll call: This year’s showcase consists of the collectiveContinue reading “Barbican Young Poets 2017 Showcase”

New poem out now on the latest issue of Cha!

I’ve got a new poem published out! It’s somehow kismet how this entire thing turned out. I had met Filipino singer-songwriter June Marieezy this time last year during her London debut performance in Hackney and was, to be quite frank, changed by our short but sweet interaction. One of them involved me writing a poemContinue reading “New poem out now on the latest issue of Cha!”

Catching up

2016 is shaping up to be one heck of a year. And I can’t get enough of it. Been learning how to really work my butt off and even though the excess result is a lack of sleep, Sims 2 playtime, sometimes prolonged confusion or lutang (sorry Facebook group chat members) and a general absenceContinue reading “Catching up”

New Poems over @ We Are A Website!

It’s always such a gratifying experience to have my poems put out into the world, ready to go on their own journeys and become friends with the rest of the world, but what’s more fun is knowing that your work and their stories have become a part of a bigger organism, a whole kaleidoscope ofContinue reading “New Poems over @ We Are A Website!”