Chapter 23

[A story from http://www.haveyouseenthisgirl.blog] Lumipas na ang tatlong linggo simula ng ilibing si mama. The melancholic feeling is still there, but the days are getting a bit easier as it goes by. It is still difficult for me to go home after work because I find myself alone in a big and empty home. Brian…

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Chapter 22

[A story from www.haveyouseenthisgirl.blog] “Ma, pagkatapos mo sa operation at gumaling ka nang tuluyan, promise ko sa ‘yo magta-travel tayo sa lugar na gusto mo.” “Nako, anak. Gastos lang ‘yan, ipunin mo na lang. Pasensya ka na sa nanay mo ha at wala ako naipong pera at ikaw tuloy ang sumasalo ng lahat.” Hinawakan ko…

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Chapter 21

[A story from www.haveyouseenthisgirl.blog] “10 days na lang.” Kanina pa ako nakatitig sa Gofundme page na ginawa ko para sa operasyon ni mama. I’ve been thinking of ways to earn more money dahil short pa rin ako ng almost 100k for the operation.  “I can just lend it to you.” Saad ni Brian habang inaayos…

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Chapter 20

[A story from haveyouseenthisgirl.blog] “Hey Sai, thanks for accepting my friend request whether here in social media or in real life. I’m really glad we’re able to talk again. I was initially scared to approach you thinking you still hate me so much, but thank you for giving me another chance in your life. I…

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Chapter 19

[A story from haveyouseenthisgirl.blog] “Are you smoking, Sairyl?” Nagulat ako nang itanong niya ito bigla sa akin pagkasakay ko sa kotse niya. “Ha? Hindi ah.” Inamoy ko ang buhok ko at mukhang kumapit ang amoy ng sigarilyo. I tried to lie, “Amoy sigarilyo ba ako? ‘Yong mga ka-work ko kasi naninigarilyo kaninang lunchbreak habang kausap…

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Chapter 18

[A story from haveyouseenthisgirl.blog] “Halos walang nagbago, it still looks the same as I remember it.” Saad ni Cedric habang iniikot ang tingin sa bahay namin. Nakaupo siya sa tabi ko sa aming dining table. I ended up getting a ride home from him. He insisted on going inside my house until he’s sure I’ve…

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Chapter 17

[A story from haveyouseenthisgirl.blog] “How are you, Sairyl?” Sinilip ko siya mula sa gilid ng aking mga mata upang subukang alamin kung anong balak niya o nais niyang mangyari sa tanong niyang ‘yon ngunit wala akong makitang dapat ikabahala sa aksyon niya. Nakatungo lang siya, nakatingin sa pagpatak ng ulan sa semento habang patuloy na…

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Chapter 16

[A story from haveyouseenthisgirl.blog] “Kumusta po siya tita?” Tanong ko sa nanay ni Brian bago ako pumasok sa kwarto niya. Inabot niya ang kamay ko at marahang pinisil ito.  “He’s very heartbroken hearing the news, he cried a lot and didn’t talk for the rest of the day. Kung hindi natutulog ay nakatingin lang siya…

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Chapter 15

[A story from haveyouseenthisgirl.blog] “Girlfriend kita?” Kumunot ang noo ni Brian nang sabihin ko sa kanya kung sino ako. He just recently woke up and because of his amnesia, he could only recall remote memories and his most recent ones were in a haze. Sabi ng doktor, mukhang nabura raw ako sa alaala ni Brian…

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Chapter 14

[A story from haveyouseenthisgirl.blog] “Ma, aalis na po ako!” Nagmamadaling sinusuklay ko ang buhok ko habang pababa ng hagdan, medyo nahuli na ako ng gising dahil sa kaka-extend ko ng another 5 minutes. “Kain ka muna ng almusal, anak.”  “Ma! Nagluto ka na naman! Hindi ba sabi ng doktor sa ’yo huwag ka na po…

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