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A Light Unto My Path

"Lamps in a Row" - Pandacan, Manila.  25 January 2015
“Lamps in a Row” – Pandacan, Manila. 25 January 2015

Light the way

though the night

be darker

than blackest



let my steps not falter;

let me not

stumble & fall

over the



i feel

my way




but nevertheless:

i seek


& know

i’ll find it

long &


may my





Midge started her career in PR writing at seventeen when she began drafting documentaries for a government-run television station in the Philippines. Since then, she made a career in advertising and public relations which ended in June 2016 These days, she works full time at Philippine Tatler as a features writer under the nom de guerre Marga Manlapig. Aside from what she does for a living and her poetry, she has turned her home kitchen into a personal culinary lab and is currently working on another novel. Follow her on Instagram at @midgekmanlapig.

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