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Stars, Switch Your Courses

"Twilight Sky" - BGC, 18 March 2015
“Twilight Sky” – BGC, 18 March 2015

solitary star

shining over the


hear my plea:


find a way

change my way

that things

might move


directions new.


break the old,

shatter misgivings,

the ancient strings

of dark


stars, change

stars, soar

stars, seek

and find

and mark

a path into





change it all

for me.



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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