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Mar 23 · 29
Life in quarantine
yv Mar 23
We're all acting fine
until you're lying in bed
The lights are out

you give yourself break
There's no one's there
to see you anyway

A blanket over your head
a pillow hugged to your chest
As the years start to fall

A hand put to muffle the sobs
Until sleep takes over you
those years dry themselves

You wake up to tommorow
only to wait till night comes
And cry yourself to sleep again
Quarantine ain't doing me any good
Mar 11 · 28
Treasures in the Night
yv Mar 11
As the Stars twinkle at night
Each light comforts another
And another, and another
A dim glow from the universe

Under this breathtaking night sky
Children blending in the background
As they wait for heaven’s graces
Stars seem to have more twinkle than their eyes

As the night grew longer, and the moon rose higher
Heaven’s graces are nowhere to be found
Unlike the stars that were apparent to everyone’s eyes
They were hidden away in the darkness

A chorus of stomach growls are heard from the alleyway
They cannot wait for heaven’s graces no more
Each person passing by is as if a star in the night sky
Heaven’s grace is in such close reach

A glimmer appeared in their eyes
And other from the cold metal in their hand
Slowly they try to reach for the stars
To silence the cries of hunger in their head
Mar 8 · 28
Paradise
yv Mar 8
I never got the chance
To just sit down and feel the wind
Blow sweet whispers in my ear

How would it feel to be completly still
As the clock stops ticking
For all the good reasons

I may be alone, but no not lonely
As the birds fly in the sky so peacefully
So quiet that I hear my own heartbeat

I never got the chance to give
Although it's fair since I never looked for it
Since they said let love find you

How nice would it be
To just tear this facade of a fantasy
And just pour out all of my anxiety

All I want in life is to be happy
Turns out things don't work out that easily
You grovel and grovel and grovel

A field of flowers in every horizon
Go cry your heart out
Go scream till your lungs hurt

No one will hear you anyway
Now put your mask back on
Put a smile on your face
Feb 14 · 58
2 a.m. Rambles
yv Feb 14
"Are you in love?"

'No, not yet.'

"When do you think you'll fall in love?"

'Come the day I'll learn to love myself.'

"When will that happen?"

'Surely not anytime soon.'

"And why is that?"
Feb 10 · 41
One Winter Night
yv Feb 10
The warmth of your hug
Just melts away
The tense nerves
On my body

You're all I need
After a tiring day
My home
my comfort

It's as easy as
One, two, three
To fill my heart with glee
Jan 28 · 186
23:12
yv Jan 28
I missed my chance
To make a wish
It's this time of the day
I find my head
Swarmed with thoughts
But I find no one
To share these to
So all I do
Is to write instead
Jan 27 · 28
not a one stop shop
yv Jan 27
not all love stories have a happy ending
sometimes, there are people who are meant
to just come and go

but even if they do go
you'll forever carry with you
the memories you shared together

you'll know that love is love
because when you do start loving someone
that feeling won't fade away

you will love him
for the years to come, for all eternity
even if he's not there by your side
yv Jan 27
Go cry your eyes out
Go scream into your pillow

Whatever it takes
To take away that pain of yours

And afterwards, build yourself
From bottom to top

Love, that cliché love
Love that never goes without pain

Nevertheless you repeat the cycle again
You love and get hurt

Go cry your heart out
For every wasted feelings you gave away

Because love might be a cliché
But what's life without it anyway
Jan 26 · 26
The Minority
yv Jan 26
In this world of casual relationships

I miss deep conversations

Getting to talk about absolutely

a n y t h i n g

About life, love, and random thoughts

About my dreams, fears, and aspirations

I miss having a feeling of connection

In this world of casual relationships

I want to feel loved

To be loved

And to be in love

In this world of casual relationships

I don't want none of that ****
Jan 10 · 34
Only to this extent
yv Jan 10
The world has left me behind

It's moving on and has set me aside

On it's own usual pace

Somehow I can't seem to catch up to

There's no love left for me to give

I gave it all away

as if there is no life left for me to live

And that's how I ended up stuck in a place

Where time no longer runs
Dec 2019 · 243
To the limit
yv Dec 2019
the greatest feat of sadness
is when you put a smile on your face
even when you don't feel like smilin'
Nov 2019 · 50
where do I go home now?
yv Nov 2019
You'll feel your heart
break a little when you realize
the place you grew up in
isn't home anymore
but just a house
Nov 2019 · 472
think deeper
yv Nov 2019
sometimes,

I wonder when I'll get to be happy
but then a few seconds later
I contemplate if I even deserve that

and you know what?

I'm starting to think I don't
that realization hurts
but it makes a lot of sense;
Oct 2019 · 110
Not there for me
yv Oct 2019
Just when I thought
I was reaching for it
Happiness seems to be
So far away, so out of reach
Sep 2019 · 57
O God our loving Father,
yv Sep 2019
I wonder if God thought about asking me if I wanted to be born at all like living is so ******* tiresome, please just take me to heaven or give my life to someone who actually deserves it
yv Sep 2019
it ***** when you're sad and the tears won't ******* fall like **** let me cry out my guts and my feelings

I don't want to feel numb and void of emotions, let me feel anything at all because not feeling anything scares me more than being depressed
Sep 2019 · 48
cry night tonight
yv Sep 2019
At the end of the day
there'll be a beautiful sunset
waiting for you

Right afterwards
the sky will be painted black
with twinkling stars for comfort

But then the clouds start to cover them
Blocking your view, and the demons
they appear again in your head

It's past midnight: early a.m
you have no idea
why you feel how you do

You just lay there alone
with vicious thoughts running around
as the tears slowly start to fall

From your cheeks to your nose
and your clothes even got wet
and you run out of breath

You try not to make a sound
because no one should know
it won't be any good for anyone

Until you fall asleep
and hope to have a good dream
but still you fail to be happy

Even in your sleep
not a hint of joy to be found
only this pounding feeling in your chest

And then you hear the alarm sounding off
As your eyes open you see darkness
The same ceiling you stared crying to sleep

It took every ounce to get out of bed
to face a new day
and be miserable inside

As the sunrise comes
we have to pretend once again
how can I stop this feeling?
I hate you @ self
Sep 2019 · 44
In time.
yv Sep 2019
I hope that I grow
So I won't give in
To these insecurities
I hope I don't compare
So that I will learn
To finally love myself
Sep 2019 · 52
You.
yv Sep 2019
home doesn't feel like home anymore
where can I find a place called home
you can call me a creep but with you
I found home
Aug 2019 · 60
h i s e y e s
yv Aug 2019
I found something
wilst looking in your eyes,
a reflection of myself
looking happy

Made me think
"I finally found my home,
where I belong"

At long last
Aug 2019 · 305
I hate that
yv Aug 2019
I don't
even have
the guts
to ask
for love
Jul 2019 · 159
Empty words
yv Jul 2019
When people say that
they got you always
but end up ditching you
in the dust, makes me realize
how I really only have
myself to rely on
Jul 2019 · 63
Cuddle Season Again
yv Jul 2019
I just want to get out
for a while from reality
and into your arms
feeling your warmth

I just want a hug
in this rainy weather
a short break from it all
all I ask for is a cuddle
Away from all kinds of toxicity
Jul 2019 · 50
Give me a bullet
yv Jul 2019
I've got to ****
My insecurities
Before it kills me
Jul 2019 · 750
I'm okay...
yv Jul 2019
I'm okay
is by far the
most often
lie I tell
and it's also
the lie that
always gets
me caught
yv Jul 2019
I live in a household
where the only language they speak
is SHOUT
Jul 2019 · 220
Her Pandora's box
yv Jul 2019
She writes him letters
that he'll never read
letters that speak of her heart
letters that she'll forever keep
and expect her heart will weap
for that boy she always writes about
Jul 2019 · 69
if it's not too much,
yv Jul 2019
can I rest my head
on your shoulder
and fall asleep
in your arms
my dear?
I just want cuddles in this rainy season
yv Jul 2019
She never knew where she stands
never knew what she's worth
and yet she always fall too fast

She wasn't able to get back up
to go out, it made her feel low
made her feel nothing

All she wants is a holding hand
and an open heart - acceptance
she's been begging all her life

But no one could hear her voice
all the way down there
she continued - having nothing else to do
yv Jul 2019
I hate having to beg for attention
But I'm scared of not getting any

I hate that I have to beg for your time
But I have no choice, you're my life line

I hate this feeling of loving alone
But that's how much I love you

So I'll still beg for it anyway
No matter how long it takes
Even if my bones will break
Jul 2019 · 516
You
yv Jul 2019
You
are better
than your
deleted
poems
Jul 2019 · 112
Don't bother going out
yv Jul 2019
Always stuck in between,
between being a kid
        and growing up
between being grateful
        and wanting more

I'm always stuck in between,
        but somehow never stuck
        in your heart, your mind
                                  your soul

You were always stuck in mine
Whether you wanted to or not
Jun 2019 · 44
Not even a proper title
yv Jun 2019
when a poet gets over
from being depressed
there's really not much
to write about
over
Jun 2019 · 980
Vice #1
yv Jun 2019
I seem to be obsessed
With loving people
Who don't love me back
Jun 2019 · 103
before dawn comes
yv Jun 2019
At night when I lay on bed
I find myself praying to God
to help me help myself

At night, before I close my eyes
I played music, it filled my ears
it blocked out all the dark thoughts

At night, when it was cold
and I had no one to hold
I cried myself to sleep

As well as the night after that
and the night after that
and the night after  that;
it never stops;
Jun 2019 · 64
Do we even love?
yv Jun 2019
The words I love you
Were said too much
It lost its meaning
Jun 2019 · 54
Assurance
yv Jun 2019
Can you still love me when I am a mess? When my tears start to fall and all else goes wrong?

Can you still love me when I fail? When the whole world is going against me?

Can you still love me when you see me, the real me? When you realize that I have a **** ton of heavy baggage?

Will you still love me when I can't even love myself?
Jun 2019 · 197
taken away
yv Jun 2019
where did it go?
did the monster called reality
eat the smile off your face?
Jun 2019 · 94
on a loop
yv Jun 2019
Here we go again
Trying to stop tears falling
Just smile once again
Jun 2019 · 64
You and I
yv Jun 2019
You. You are a ray of sunshine
Mine. My source of happiness
We. I thought we were happy

You. You were that guy I never had
Mine. Maybe it was my fault
We. We just weren't meant to be

You. It was always you and you again
Mine. I'll never be able to call you mine
We. We cannot be, you and I, missed our chance
yv Jun 2019
I am empty,
Trying to squeeze out words
To make a poem that is loved
At the same time hated

A poem that is loved
Because of its familiar sound
A poem that is hated
Because of the reality it portrays

I am empty,
Empty of love
Trying to fill up my heart
Only ending up void again

Again. Here we go again
This feeling of emptiness
Never quite sure
Of one's own emotions

Stranger. Who are you?
It's as if they were strangers
Not knowing what she loves
What she hates,  what she wants

She is her own stranger,
A different person each day
And each day again
That stranger felt empty
Jun 2019 · 908
Isang tula para kay-
yv Jun 2019
Nangungulila ako sa iyo
Sa iyong mga ngiti't halik
Nangungulila ako,
Sa iyong mainit na pagyapos

Giliw, patuloy akong nangungulila
Sa iyong wagas na pagmamahal
Na pillit **** ipinagkakait

O aking sinta, iniirog kitang sobra
Hindi mo lamang namamalayan
Ako'y nangungulila sa iyo
I just love how sincere this sounds in my mother tongue. As Jose Rizal said: Nakakapagbugso ng damdamin or in present days, nakakakilig <3
Jun 2019 · 72
from words to dust
yv Jun 2019
You keep throwing
words in the

a i r

and I keep blocking them out

these worthless words of yours
It won't bring me down

wait and see
the power of your words
It'll weigh you              instead
            down

burn you to the ground
only until ashes remain
wait and see
Jun 2019 · 68
Just like me
yv Jun 2019
Somewhere,
      the rain falls
      oh the rain
      can't help falling
      into the sea
      going back home
      to where it belongs

Somehow,
      I'm just like
      the rain
      can't help falling
      back in your arms
      to where I belong
Jun 2019 · 206
Only a moment
yv Jun 2019
She screamed
At the field of flowers

She rest her knees
On dirt

For a moment
Beauty was distrupted

Only until
She held herself
Back again

Distortion in hiding
Beauty on the outside
Jun 2019 · 316
Caving in
yv Jun 2019
I fell too deep
Never got back up
It's too late for me

Go save yourself
Jun 2019 · 47
Cried a river
yv Jun 2019
I cried at your poetry
I cried at your words
I cried at how sad it seemed
I cried at your emotions
I cried at how dark it seemed
I cried at your poetry
I cried at its duality
I cried at its beauty and harsh reality
Jun 2019 · 41
How are you?
yv Jun 2019
How have you been?
Are you all right?
I look at the night sky and think of you
I listen to songs that remind me of you

Are you doing fine?
Have you eaten yet?
I passed by your favourite restaurant today
I watched the first movie we saw together

I wonder how the stars look up there
Do they look different up close?
How have you been?
Because I've been missing you since
Jun 2019 · 192
tik-tok-stop
yv Jun 2019
Time had stopped
But for all the wrong reasons
It never went past
Tik-tok
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