Posted in Shutterbug Blues, Verses

In Dreams We Roam

"Beached Ashore" - Calatagan, Batangas, 2012
“Beached Ashore” – Calatagan, Batangas, 2012

in dreams

we are


to sail away

to take flight

to seek refuge

in plain sight

in deep shadow


by one


of illusion

or another.


in dreams

we lift

our eyes

to distant horizons

denied to us

for one reason

or another

swim towards

safer shores


open skies

freer air.


in dreams

we are


to seek adventures

to take risks

to break new


we choose

not to


we dare

to lead

to fight

to roam

to fly

to live.



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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