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Into Whiteness

"A Moment's Brightness" - Makati, 17 March 2016
“A Moment’s Brightness” – Makati, 17 March 2016

into the
white light
of the
shedding the
that darkened
that blackened
and reach
for a
for a
for a
long denied.

you need
but go
the grey
the grim
the gloom
to seek
to follow
to take
your star.



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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