26.1k · Apr 2016
Accounting Hugot
Isabelle Apr 2016

Buti pa ang bank at book may reconciliation
Samantalang tayo, wala naba talagang reconciliation?

the perks of being an accountant, kahit san may hugot talaga..
7.1k · Jan 2017
Walking Poetry
Isabelle Jan 2017

Her eyes are a metaphor,
   a conceit, fantasy

No shakespearean sonnet
   even a lyric, will suffice
   to describe the elegance she carries

Her smile, the greatest curve,
   all simile will be denied

Haikus and couplets
   even the long ones
   will not be enough

Her laughter is a song,
   a perfect harmony and melody

She is neither a hyperbole
   nor full of irony
   instead she is perfect rhyme

She is a walking poetry
   a personification of aesthetics

Almost an abstract
   unfathomable beauty
   out of the ordinary

So glad I'm able to write this one after a looonnngggg time.

OMG! OMG! I can't believe this was selected as a Daily!!! I am beyond happy!! Never did I expect this to happen. Thank you everyone for taking time to read and appreciate this piece of mine ❤

Again, my overflowing gratitude to all of you
5.5k · Apr 2016
Manic Monday
Isabelle Apr 2016

Monday, oh Monday
How I hate Mondays
Lazy to leave my bed
That's why I came late
Could not keep up with my boss
Could not gather my thoughts
Start the week right,
never a motto of mine
So I guess my whole week be like
A 5 Mondays, and yeah, that doesn't sound fine.

Paradoxically. Happy Monday!
5.4k · Apr 2016
Sunset and Sunrise
Isabelle Apr 2016

As the sun is setting
Another day has been endured
Another day has been "lived"
Another day becomes a past

The sunset, it tells us to rest
and tomorrow, let's do our best

As the sun is rising
A new page will unfold
A new flicker of hope
A new life will begin

The sunrise, it brings a ray of hope
promises a beautiful kaleidoscope

Stay positive.. Have a good day everyone ;)
3.2k · May 2017
Moon Lovers
Isabelle May 2017

She doesn’t always look the same
Sometimes she’s a silver sphere
Fooling you that she is bright
But she’s just a mistress of the night

Sometimes only half of her you can see
Following you wherever you’ll be
She hides while dancing in the sky
Half, still a full beauty up high

In time, she becomes thin, crescent
Like a smile, a blissful moment
She looks delicate, discriminating
Only a part of her, still breathtaking

And only those prison of the night
Will witness the euphoric stint
Of showing pieces of her then
The beauty of becoming whole again

Look up, what shape do you see me tonight?

This is inspired by Phases, a poem by Midnight Rain, my friend here at HP. Thank you for the inspiration :)
2.8k · Apr 2016
Choose Love
Isabelle Apr 2016

My mother once said to me; there are two kinds of men you'll meet. The first will give you the life you want and the second will give you the love you desire. If you're one of the lucky few, you will find both in the one person. But if you ever find yourself having to choose between the two, then always choose love. ----Choose Love, Lang Leav


He asked her
"Am I the first or the second man?"

She just smiled at him and said
"What's the difference, hon?"

"Am I giving you the life you want, or
giving you the love you desire?"

This time she sighed heavily and answered
"You don't always give me the life I wanted,
You don't always give me the love I desired"

He became sad upon hearing her words
"Is that so? Then why are you still with me?"

"Because I chose you, and when I did,
I also chose the love and life that comes along with you"

And that is all he needs to hear
Smiling, he said to her
"When I chose you Hon, I chose Love and Life too"

Is it a matter of choice? It all boils down to Love after all..
2.5k · Jun 2016
Game of Thrones (Haiku)
Isabelle Jun 2016

Dragons are on fire
Winter has finally come
War is to begin

Season 6 is just epic.. Gawd I can't contain my excitement!
2.4k · Jul 2016
Huling Sayaw..
Isabelle Jul 2016

Sa mga sinambit mong salita
Sa mga ngiting ipinakita
Unti-unti, ako'y nabiktima
Unti-unti ako'y nahulog na

Oo gusto kita, pinili pa nga kita
Minahal nga ata kita
Ayoko lang aminin sa sarili ko
Ayoko lang pakinggan ang puso ko

Takot ang nangibabaw

Takot masaktan
Takot maiwan
Takot na maging ikaw ang mundo
Takot na mahalin ka ng todo

Kasi sa pag-ibig, ganoon ako
Buo, buong-buo
Yung wala ng para sa sarili ko
Yung lahat ibibigay ko

Nagustuhan mo din naman ako diba?
Ikaw naman ang unang nagsabi diba?
Ikaw naman ang nagpakita ng interest diba?
Ikaw naman ang nauna diba?

May mga plano na nga ako
Para sa iyo
Para sa akin
Para sa atin

Kasi sa tingin ko handa na ako
Handa na ako

Pero wala
Bigla na lang nagbago
Wala na tayong magagawa
Wala pa ngang "tayo" ay naghiwalay na tayo

Sana totoong nagustuhan mo ako
Sana totoo lahat ng ipinakita mo
Sana totoo lahat ng sinabi mo
Sana, sana, sana

Hindi ako galit sa'yo
Galit ako sa sarili ko
Kasi pinili kita
Kasi nagustuhan kita

Ang huling hiling ko na lang sa'yo
ay sabihin mo na ginamit mo lang ako
baka sakali ay matauhan ako
at ako na mismo ang lumayo

Para sa'yo. Ikaw lang, alam mo yan. Kaya kong maghintay, sabihin mo lang.

Paalam sa ating huling sayaw,
may dulo pala ang langit,
kaya't  sabay tayong bibitaw...
2.3k · May 2016
Secret Love
Isabelle May 2016

Secret love, are you there?
Please take me away from here
Secret love, my escape
Will you take me far, far away?
Secret love, are you there,
Will you answer my prayer?

Refer to Mayday Parade's song Anywhere But Here.
2.3k · Nov 2016
Love > Hate
Isabelle Nov 2016

I hate hating you
I love loving you

But sometimes,

I love hating you
I hate loving you

But most of the times

No matter how much I hate loving you
I still love loving you

2.2k · Apr 2016
Not Destined to be Together
Isabelle Apr 2016

Some people are bound to meet each other,
but never destined to be together..

We both thought that we will have a happy ending,
But it was just an "ending"
This ain't a fairy tale
I agree, that life isn't always fair

We may not be together now,
But memories of you, in my heart I still allow
As they always say,
Some people in our lives, are not meant to stay

Still, I am thankful
For I met a person like you
and experienced a once in a lifetime love
Witnessed by the sky and stars above
Our love story will forever linger in the winds
Our laughters will still echo in our minds
Our tears will still pour through the rains
And I will try to keep us, whatever remains
Even just in my memories

Cruel is the game of fate
2.2k · Jun 2016
Himala (Miracle)
Isabelle Jun 2016


Kasalanan bang
Is it wrong,

Humingi ako sa langit ng
To ask the high heavens,

Isang himala..?
for a miracle?

OPm morning! Himala by Rivermaya.. Miracles do happen everyday :)
2.1k · Jun 2016
Unkiss Me..
Isabelle Jun 2016

Luscious lips
Your hands on my hips
My heart beats in skips
I feel your tongue slips

Your kiss
On my lips
On my cheek
Instantly I feel weak

Your kiss
Stop it
Unkiss me

(Unkiss me, untouch me, untake this heart- maroon5.)
Inspired by my chapped lips.
1.9k · May 2016
Isabelle May 2016


Naging ngiwi



Wala ng tayo.

Wala lang, kung ano anong naiisip ko.
1.9k · May 2016
Little Star (Cinquain)
Isabelle May 2016

Little Star, shine
Show how bright you can be
Show how you light up the dark sky
Shine bright

1.8k · Aug 2016
On stupidity
Isabelle Aug 2016

It took me one hundred stupid acts
Before I finally realize that I was indeed stupid

Stupid enough.
1.8k · Feb 2017
Hanggang dito na lang..
Isabelle Feb 2017

Hanggang dito na lang..

Mahal, hanggang dito na lang tayo
Ubos na ang mga luha
At namumugto na ang mga mata
Wala ng magbabago pa, wala na
(Wala na nga ba? Ako ay umaasa pa)
Dahil ikaw ay malayo na, ikaw ay malaya na

Trying hard sa tagalog poem
1.8k · Apr 2016
Isabelle Apr 2016

My mind is wandering
Going to places I've never been
Trying to acquire wisdom
But all I've got is boredom

Procrastination is my enemy
And laziness is envy
I am chasing a dream
Should I wake up now or stay asleep??

1.7k · Apr 2017
Pagod na ako
Isabelle Apr 2017

pagod na ako
kakalakad palayo sa iyo
kakatakbo pabalik sa iyo
pagod na ako
maghintay ng kahit ano
maghintay ng anino mo
pagod na ako
sa mga paghingi mo ng tawad
at sa aking pagpapatawad
pagod na ako
pagod na ako sa iyo
pagod na ako sa sarili ko

Hindi ko alam kung bakit ang lungkot ko ngayon :(
Nakakapagod na kasi.
1.7k · Jun 2016
Love and Hate
Isabelle Jun 2016

Love is the absence of Hate
And hate is the absence of Love
What happens when love and hate collide???

Love and hate. Hate and love.
1.7k · Apr 2016
Isabelle Apr 2016

isinuot hindi sa ulo
kundi sa puso.

Kung sakaling maaksidente,
sa pag-ibig
di gaano ang sakit
di gaano ang sugat

para sa puso
para di mabasag
para di madurog

para sa puso

kailangan ko
yung matibay
yung di mababasag
para sa puso ko

Kung ano anong naiisip ko. Di makatulog.
1.7k · Apr 2016
Stupid Cupid
Isabelle Apr 2016

Cupid must have shot me twice
For you have fooled me twice
Damn that arrow
Brings tears and sorrow
Oh stupid cupid
Please take back that damn arrow
And don't shoot my heart again, ever.

Yay. Oh Cupid!
1.6k · May 2016
Like the Sky
Isabelle May 2016

Your love is like the sky
Up above so high
I can't even climb

You climb too high, you fall too hard.
You fall too hard, you'll crash into pieces.
1.6k · Jan 2017
Isabelle Jan 2017

For 939 years he is living
To live such a long long long life
I do not know if it is a curse or a blessing

Centuries swiftly passes somehow
Past to present, present to future
He was there before, he is here until now

Every death of friend or foe
He witnesses and will never forget
Left alone, soul is full of woe

The Goblin’s immortality
Was said to be a punishment
And never an eternal tranquility

The sword stuck in his heart
Is the key to death he longed for
Then only his life and misery will depart

It is only the Goblin’s bride
Can pull out the sword in his chest
So for centuries he searched for a wife

Until fate finally reveals itself
One look, ahh, a lovely bride he met
Sad love he utters to himself

This love will cause him death
But after a long time, it made him feel alive
Now he don’t want to lose his breath

But his choice will only bring demise
And his newly found happiness
Will only last until his bride dies

Pull out the sword, the Goblin will turn into ashes
Let him live and his bride will die
What a tragic story, love until one perishes

“I have to disappear to make you smile
This is the decision I have to make,
I have to end my life”

It was long ago planned by a diety
Immortality not a reward but a punishment
A sad love, it was their destiny

Note: I somehow altered the ending.

Inspired by Goblin, a korean drama which I finished watching last night. It was sad yet beautiful drama. So beautiful that I can't get over with the story.
1.5k · May 2017
Pray for Marawi
Isabelle May 2017

I can't sleep
The horrible news is bothering me
My fellow Filipinos in Marawi
Are being attacked by Maute Group/ISIS
They are burning down the place
The houses, the hospitals, the churches
And if you can't prove that you are a Muslim
They'll take you as a hostage
Those who don't wear hijabs "are taken care of"
Horrible, really horrible
My fellow filipinos there are suffering
Muslims and non-muslims
It's not supposed to be about religion
It's supose to be being people, human
It's suppose to be "humanity"

"Save me from people of the world" Psalm 17:14

It's horrible, really horrible. How can these people be so cruel?? It's really scary, really scary

Almighty God, I pray for my fellow Filipinos to stay strong amidst this crisis. May we find strength in each other and may you protect each of us from those inhuman people. We pray for peace and unity. Amen
1.5k · May 2016
Like the Sun
Isabelle May 2016

Your love is like the sun
It gives me light and warmth
But I can't even come
Unless I choose to burn

Another short write.
1.4k · Jun 2017
Old Jeans
Isabelle Jun 2017

Old rugged jeans
I couldn't throw away
Because in it's tiny little pockets
I am keeping, the pieces
of broken dreams
and broken us

Old jeans, old us
1.4k · Apr 2016
Homily ni Father kanina..
Isabelle Apr 2016

Matuto kang magmove-on
Matuto kang mag-let go
Matuto kang bumitaw
Dahil minsan, kapag ginawa mo 'yan,
May biyaya palang naghihintay sayo..

Tagalog, Share lang po ;)
1.3k · Apr 2016
Pain, Pain Go Away
Isabelle Apr 2016

Pain, pain go away
And don't come back the other day
I don't want to see your face again
I don't want to play with you again

Pain, pain go away
You're ruining my day
All I want is to be gay
Please don't come the other day

To the tune of rain, rain go away. Haha
1.3k · Aug 2016
tapos na..
Isabelle Aug 2016

Paglipas ng oras
Paglipas ng araw
Paglipas ng buwan
Paglipas ng taon

Wala na
Tapos na
Ubos na ang mga salita
Ubos na ang mga luha

Sanayan lang naman yan
Ang mahalaga
Tapos na..

Maaring sayo, walang kwenta mga sinasabi ko. #nonsense
1.2k · Mar 2017
Love, blood (Haiku)
Isabelle Mar 2017

She paints what love is
A burning red, it's her blood
And it drains her out

Love will drain you out.
1.2k · Aug 2016
Love in a circle..
Isabelle Aug 2016

If I run from the other side of the earth
And you run from the other half of it
And then we meet somewhere in between or in the end,
Does we prove that the world is round?

Love, i'd rather believe this,
So that you can't run away from me
My love will be just right inside the circle
No escape,  just a cycle, round and round


Imagine if the earth is flat,
If I walk away to the south
And you walk away to the north
How can we see each other again?
1.2k · May 2017
Isabelle May 2017

In a world
where words
breaks and mends
  -- trust and hearts
questions are better than tears
what ifs are better than fears

That feeling...
It's like, an escape, delusions, illusions..
1.2k · Apr 2016
tadhana (UDD)
Isabelle Apr 2016

Ba't 'di pa sabihin
Ang hindi mo maamin
Ipa-uubaya na lang ba 'to sa hangin?

ikaw ang hantungan, at bilang kanlungan mo, ako ang sasagip sa'yo..
1.1k · Apr 2016
Her Name
Isabelle Apr 2016

This morning will be a different one, for he will meet a girl
With an auburn eyes, a winsome smile and a hair that is curl
Strange she is, but in a beautiful kind of strange

The boy will stop and stare, will be lost in her haunting sad eyes
She will not notice, and will never knew, that cupid has
shot the boys young heart

The boy found a reason to go out every morning
To see her again, he was hoping
For her smile becomes the sun that brightens his day

He will sit from afar, and with an admiring eyes, just watch her
She paints, she reads, and sometimes plays with her dog's fur
He will silently watch and enjoy the beautiful scenario

It goes for almost a week
"I must be crazy, why do I stalk this chic?"
But he doesn't know the answer

All he know is, the girl brings peace to his heart
Her eyes and smiles are a piece of a pure art
and her laughs are a song to his ears

He could not explain it, watching her makes him happy
and sends a warm chill to his heart, very fancy
"I need to know her name"

The next day, the boy waited in vain
But the girl never came
"I'll wait again tomorrow"

It's been a week, but she never showed up again
In his chest a sadness and pain
Could not accept, she looked for the girl

He found out that the girl loves to paint
But the smell of the chemical will cause her to faint
That's why she sneaks out and do it once in a while

He found out that the girl loves reading
But her eyes failed her, every letters are dancing
That's why she sneaks out and pretends to read

He also found out that her hair was just a wig
And her red lipstick was to hide her pale lips
And finally he found out her name

With a sound of a breaking heart
He reads her name
On her graveyard

1.1k · Apr 2016
Tinanong kita..
Isabelle Apr 2016

Tinanong kita
Kung ako'y mahal pa
Ika'y nanahimik
Ako'y di umimik
Hindi na kailangan magsalita
Sagot mo'y alam na

Kasabay ng iyong pagkawala
Mga luha ay kumawala
Wala na bang magagawa?
Tayo ba ay talagang tapos na?

Ay, wala na palang "tayo". Hugot. Sinusubukan kong tumula gamit ang sariling wika.
1.0k · Oct 2016
Let Me Hold You
Isabelle Oct 2016

Let me hold you
During your starless night
When the moon is full

Let me hold you
During your waking hours
When the monsters crawl in your bed

Let me hold you
During winter, spring, summer and fall
When the season fails you

Let me hold you
Thru the good and bad times
Just let me

"Let Me" series ;)
1.0k · Aug 2017
Isabelle Aug 2017

My heart is cut into two
One for me, one for you

I bleed of love
If you return the same love

I bleed of blood
If you break the other half

I do not know if it's magic or what
But still I live with a broken heart

Lunch-break poem.
989 · May 2016
Random Guy
Isabelle May 2016

Pag mulat ng mga mata
Mukha mo ang nakita
Sandaling nagkatitigan
Natalo, inalis aking mga mata
Samantalang ika'y patuloy sa pagsulyap
Hanggang sa nakababa kana pala ng bus
Paglingon ko'y wala kana
Lumingon sa paligid, anino mo'y di makita

Ako'y nagsisi
Sana ako'y ngumiti
Nauna ang hiya
Tuloy ika'y nawala
Hindi ko alam
Kung bakit ganoon aking pakiramdam
Ng ika'y biglang nawala
Hindi ka man lang nakilala

Ito ay para sa lalaking naka dilaw sa bus. Ng ako ay magising sa pagkakaidlip at dahil narin malapit na akong bumaba, mga mata nya ang tumambad sa akin. Assuming lang ako, pero ramdam ko may kuryente. Hahaha. Pero sa totoo lang, ang tagal nya kasi nakatingin, para bang kilala nya ako at kilala ko din sya. Since that day, bigla ko na lang syang maiiisip tapos napanaginipan ko na din sya. Sino ka nga ba??
986 · Mar 2017
Hopeless, not Romantic
Isabelle Mar 2017

Call me hopeless but not romantic
Chocolates, flowers are not automatic
Saturday date becomes mandatory
Celebrations are now obligatory
Don’t blame me for being like this
I am not much a fan of cheesy flicks
My love, why state the obvious
The way I look at you is so much of a proof
That I am hopelessly inlove with you

Yeah, another cheesy poem with inappropriate title.
982 · May 2016
Fireflies (Cinquain)
Isabelle May 2016

Light up the night
Spread thy wings and fly high
Away from the fire that destroys
Your wings

Just trying new styles. Hope I gave justice to cinquains.
927 · Jan 2017
This Heartbreak
Isabelle Jan 2017

This heartbreak
Unleashes the poet on me


i wrote a poem for you, even though i know that you will never read them
912 · Jan 2017
Akala Ko..
Isabelle Jan 2017

Narinig ko lang pangalan mo
Kumirot na ang puso ko
Akala ko okay na ako
Akala ko lang pala

Masakit pa rin bes.
Isabelle Sep 2016

All it brings her is tears and sorrow
So she demands Cupid to take back the damn arrow

Starting then,
She wears a heart armor
with a warning on it
"Not this time Cupid, not this time"

Ohh stupid cupid!
891 · Apr 2017
Spare yourself
Isabelle Apr 2017

Spare yourself from all the "what ifs"
Destiny is a psychopath playing with our hearts

Too busy to finish this, so i'll leave it this way.
885 · Nov 2016
Vanilla Ice Cream
Isabelle Nov 2016

Familiar eyes staring at him
Instantly she was gone with the crowd
Haunted by her melancholic gaze
Like an animal, followed her scent from miles

He ended up in a small ice cream parlor
Dug dug dug dug dug dug dug
His heart singing a song of nervousness
He’s just 2 feet away from her

Four years ago, a boy met a girl..

“Two vanilla ice cream in the largest cone please”
The boy is in queue after her
Out of nowhere stars will light up the room
Only for the two of them

“Vanilla ice cream is my favorite”
“Good, I hate it” he answered back

And the conversation continued
Inside and outside the ice cream parlor
They just clicked for each other
They just..

It became their new favorite place
He started to love vanilla ice cream too
No need to state the obvious
Their eyes spoke of affection and love

He ended up in a small ice cream parlor
Dug dug dug dug dug dug dug
His heart singing a song of nervousness
He’s just 2 feet away from her

It was the place where they first met
Where they first talked
Where they realized they like each
Where they confessed their feelings
Where their love turned as sweet as a vanilla ice cream

Two years ago when he last visited that place
Two years ago when he last tasted vanilla ice cream
Two years ago when he last saw her
Two years ago when they broke up
They ended in the same place where they have started

Sweating despite the cold weather
Tongue seems to be tied
Palpitating heart, butterflies in his stomach
But it wasn’t her, it will never be her
Because she was gone, she was gone

He wakes up from the bittersweet dream
It was just a dream, a dream, a dream
A beautiful yet a sad dream that will haunt him forever
And then he remembers, it is her 2nd death anniversary today

And instead of flowers,
Vanilla ice cream is what he brings on her graveyard

She will forever haunt him,
For their love is a love that is hard to forget
- A once in a lifetime kind of love..
884 · Oct 2016
Isabelle Oct 2016

Call it magic
Call it true
Call it magic
When I'm with you
And I just got broken
Broken into two
Still I call it magic
When I'm next to you

Magic by Coldplay. Very lovely song :))
873 · Jan 2017
New Year
Isabelle Jan 2017

No more resolutions,
Just start taking actions

My motto for this year.
Happy New Year poet friends!
873 · May 2016
Sana (UDD)
Isabelle May 2016

Anong silbi ng narito
'Di mo na kailangan

What is the sense of me being here,
If you don't even need me at all?

Lunchtime random thought.
849 · Jun 2016
On Dating a Good Guy
Isabelle Jun 2016

Good guys are not boring,
Bitch, you are just a bitch, girl

This is for the girl who cheated on her boyfriend. She said that her man is a good man then added that good men are boring. In the first place, why answer his courtship if you find him boring? And why do you have to let the whole social media know that you cheated on him? Gawd, you are so proud being a cheater. That guy doesn't deserve you.
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