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October 6, 2018


This piece is written by Karl Cedric Gonzaga, our guest writer in Write Things.


Red đź”´

By Karl Cedric Gonzaga


The color red

Is like that feeling in your cheeks

Whenever she speaks


The feeling of softness

Is like the feeling of your fingers intertwined

Or her hugs from behind


The taste of sweetness

Is the feeling of your lips pressed together

Gentle, like a feather.


The color red

Is that feeling of regret

Of not taking the chances you’re never gonna get


The feeling of softness

Is sleeping alone in a bed for two

Or that feeling when she let go of you


The taste of sweetness

Is your very last kiss

A feeling you will forever miss


The color red

Is like that feeling of pain

When you know, you’ll never see her again


Karl Cedric Gonzaga is a quiet, shy and socially awkward 15-year-old boy studying in Claret School of Quezon City. He is often seen around a small group of idiots (including himself) which he calls friends. Karl was a student in Write Things for a few months before taking a break to focus on football. He writes more than he reads, but that doesn’t stop him from having a creative mind. His imagination is way too active! As a result, he only writes fiction including mystery, horror and fantasy, and a bit of poetry. Karl uses writing to express the feelings he doesn’t want to say out loud and often makes a reference to an event in his life in his works.

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