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Dancing with Tempests

"Reach Out to the Tempest" - Makati, 11 July 2015
“Reach Out to the Tempest” – Makati, 11 July 2015

stare into

the eye

of the

storm

without fear,

without qualm.

 

the tempest

holds no

horrors

for me:

i embrace

the winds

at their

strongest

for i

am the

wind’s;

my element

gives me

its strength

its power

its might.

 

i rampage

with the

cyclone,

i revel

in the

typhoon

and claim

their magic

for my

own.

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Author:

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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