Poetry Submission: ‘My Polaris’

by Christian Loid Valenzuela   It all happened like this: The night sky requested someone So it’ll no longer be alone.   And then there you came.   You became The Star In the darkest of days. You became Daylight Through the blackest of heavens.   It all happened like this: A “being” wished to have someone So that he will no longer be alone.   And then, there you came.   I tried to reach you, Hoping that someday you’ll fall. And then, I’ll catch you.   But no, I couldn’t do that, I couldn’t take you away from the…

Poetry Submission: ‘Unwritten Love Letters’

by Christian Loid Valenzuela   I. It’s a cold evening. My love’s warmer than coffee— I take a pen and write.   I pour my heart into this drastic art— forming words into letters to converse with my inners, a lover; a giver; a carer— a bearer.   II. Every pierce to my heart reminds me of you— Letting it break repeatedly. But I know it will soon end, Just wait for me to decide to let go of you.   Jinx is a curse Of course, made by yours— Until I realized that we are separated and scattered. After…