Enero

ENERO is a collection of poems that distill my daily experiences of being a researcher; embodying this body in a foreign city; becoming while also recognizing my lived experiences; and celebrating people who have fought to see better days. The cover – a Filipina cyborg – depicts my ongoing internal debate of how living inContinue reading “Enero”

Diez (10)

Diez / Sampu (in Tagalog) / Ten (in English) In the last three weeks, I had to ask myself questions that up until now I still do not have answers. I probably also will not allow myself to settle at answers without growing through the whole process of this thing called PhD. I love doingContinue reading “Diez (10)”

What I talk about when I talk about doing a PhD

I have always been conflicted whether to pursue a PhD. I was never sure, but the desire to do it has always been with me. I cannot remember exactly when it started, but it just lingered. I started applying for PhD positions late 2020, and through the process I learned how not to take rejectionsContinue reading “What I talk about when I talk about doing a PhD”

This book

At one point, you just have to start writing. At one point, you just have to share what you have written. This short book is a compilation of prompts, questions, existential provocations of being a body in a codified world. At one point, you have to ask yourself, what kind of person you want toContinue reading “This book”