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My name is Rose. I am a Writer.


Hi,

My name is Rose. I am a Writer.

Back when I was in elementary school, I remember how I prefer to answer essay-type exams. They were not easy but I liked that I’ll never get ZERO for sharing my own opinion. There is no wrong opinion, right?
Though I don’t always provide the perfect response, the way I write my essays has often convinced some teachers that I had an idea, that I knew what I was talking about. But really, I just played with words.  (Mga char2x ba. haha)
When I was in my teenage years, I remember how I enjoyed writing personal journals and letters. I’ll never forget that awkward night my mother read one of my journals. I got so mad I almost didn’t want to talk to her forever. Haha 
(OMG, those times! Mama sad oy! hihi)
In high school, I remember I wrote a “future letter” to my older sister. (Hi Frenship!) Future letters are personal letters you intend to give to someone in the future, when the right time comes. I first read it from our school publication. (Try it!)
For my sister, I wrote a “graduation letter” where I congratulated her for finishing college. I said how amazing our “future letter” experiment would be, by the the time she reads my letter. It was long but all I remember was I wrote something like, “I don’t know what’s gonna happen or what our life would be like in the future, maybe we’ll have kids or what, but I hope we can keep our close bond and still go out together to drink and attend concert gigs by then”. (OHMY, I CAN’T BELIEVE I SAY THOSE THINGS IN HIGH SCHOOL!!! haha :P)
Well, guess what. We are already in the future of the past. We both have two kids, we kept our bond closer, and we now hang out together with our kids. BUT she is yet to finish college. That means she hasn’t read my letter yet and it is still kept inside my closet. YEP, FOR REAL! Geeeeeez I guess I have to remind her about that. Haha.
Anyway, back to writing.
Now, with the rise of advanced technology, my writing has gone digital as well. Today, I’ve been writing online for more than 5 years now. Before I started blogging, I used to write online notes. Then I began to blog in 2010 when I had my daughter. Having my first baby was such a huge celebration that I cannot afford not to write  about. Then in 2013, my son was born with medical conditions. It was a very difficult road but writing helped me get through those painful days.
Through celebrations and crisis, writing has been my best friend.
Today, I am still writing. Sometimes, I write for my blog, but mostly, I write on paper for myself. Tomorrow, I know I will still write.
At this time, I wrote a short poem. I wrote that I AM A WRITER.

MY NAME IS ROSE. I AM A WRITER.

All my life, I am writing. 
I write to live. I live to write.

When there comes a day that I am not writing,
That’s the day that I will stop living.
And when the time comes that I can no longer write,
I wish that all I have written, will be alright.

I hope that when people remember me,
It’s my words that they will see.
I pray that my writings will live longer, if not forever,
And my tomb will say that I was a writer.

I don’t have any published books yet,
But that’s a dream I have already set.
So if you ask my name and what I do,
My pleasure to introduce myself to you.

 Let me whisper softly in your ear,
My name is Rose. I am a Writer.

Cheers to claiming ourselves as writers,

ROSE ANGELIE
Writer
**

Wow. I am a writer and I’m claiming it! How about you? What’s your name and what do you do? πŸ™‚ Share them in the comments below! πŸ™‚

This post is inspired by this cool guy, a real writer, Jeff Goins. <—Check out his video.

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15 Comments

  • Reply Balot

    Hi Rose, the Writer.
    Keep writing, keep inspiring πŸ™‚

    August 2, 2015 at 7:41 am
  • Reply Rea Alducente

    I've been inspired many times by Jeff Goins too especially the part when he said that to be a writer, we have to claim to be one. And I already did! Hehe. It helps to acknowledge what we love so we can continue doing it! LOL about the letters, nice idea. We can write letters to our kids too! πŸ™‚

    August 2, 2015 at 2:37 pm
  • Reply Tonititit Bulingit

    Huwaaaw! I'm so happy to know that I've been part of your writings since then. (Huwaw ha nka english aq dito ng bigla OhEmGee) Hmm with the future letter for me, Tnx but I don't know f I still have d chance to read it (Kay No plans of skuling njud Hoho) But it really feels so nice to know what it says (ngbasa q nga nalipay nga kahilakon. Touch q b! Weey? haha funny but true) You wrote it like 10yrs ago or even older (thou wa pa nq na achieve aqng college degree, and yes u just did. grats!) Who would have thought we'll both reach motherhood??! (parang kahapon lng GIG moments pata, den now tanging ina na. imagine?? haha) Time flies super fast. Cheers to two kids & never ending frenship! Thankies sis :* Just continue writing & inspiring, I know one day I'm gonna see ur name in a book. Congrats ahead my fren/sis, our family writer rose πŸ™‚

    August 3, 2015 at 3:13 am
  • Reply Mimi Gonzales

    I've been a publication school writer, a literary writer, a blogger, worked for content writing jobs… and still I never considered myself to be a writer. Which sort of opened up my eyes that I am indeed a writer – I just have to claim it! I definitely have to try that future letter too and send everyone that I love one. πŸ™‚

    Mimi Gonzales | The Foxy Heroine

    August 3, 2015 at 3:38 pm
  • Reply RoSe

    Tukayo! Haha. Growing up, I've always believed writing is the only thing I'm ever good at since I was never sporty nor brainy to begin with. πŸ™‚

    August 3, 2015 at 10:11 am
  • Reply Rose Angelie

    "The Writer" Wow, thank you, that actually sounds so good to hear. πŸ™‚ And thanks for the kind words. Of course, you, too, are a writer. You just need to claim it! πŸ˜‰

    August 3, 2015 at 3:53 pm
  • Reply Rose Angelie

    Jeff is not just full of inspiration, but he really makes us take real actions too! πŸ™‚ Oh yes, I've been thinking about the "future letter" for the kids too! Maybe an 18th birthday letter or something. Haha πŸ˜‰

    August 3, 2015 at 3:56 pm
  • Reply Rose Angelie

    OMG HAHAHA I thought you'll just leave a facebook comment. Milagro nicomment jud kas blog. Pwede mokanta og.. "for the first time in foreverrrrrrr…" HAHAHAHA πŸ˜€ btaw frenshipnesss, thank you for stopping by and taking the time to comment bahalag WAN MELYON TIMES naka nitry cgeg failed, at last success nakapost jud! Haha Thank you for everything, for being my number one critic! Haha And shudi nega sa school, habang may buhay may pag-asa! Haha Btaw, gorabels frenship, carry lagi na. πŸ™‚ And wow, my name in a book (ma-pressure man sad ta! LOL) THANK YOUUUU πŸ™‚ :*

    August 3, 2015 at 4:02 pm
  • Reply Rose Angelie

    Oh hello sangay! Haha At first, I had to google "Tukayo" kay I thought greetings or unsa. Haha πŸ™‚ Anyway, I think we're on the same road, I'm never into sports, so my exercise involves hand muscles rajud when writing. Chos! Hehe Thanks for dropping by πŸ™‚

    August 3, 2015 at 4:07 pm
  • Reply Rose Angelie

    Wow Mimi, I didn't know you have many writing gigs outside of your personal blog. That's great to know and all the more you deserve to be called a writer. YOU ARE A WRITER, MIMI! πŸ™‚ Mauwaw na nuon ko mag I AM A WRITER nga cge rag yawyaw ngaris akong own blog, while my readers are real writers jud. AW HAHAHA πŸ™‚ Thank you Mimi, just claim it ha! πŸ˜‰

    August 3, 2015 at 4:13 pm
  • Reply Alyssa Panghulan

    Aw. Kacute ani oy. πŸ™‚ I never did consider myself as a writer even if I've been writing on journals, and on my blog half of my life. Lol just kidding. I've been blogging for 5 years now naman pud. Bisag way klaro akong english, as long as it makes me happy and fulfilled. This is a good read, Rose! πŸ™‚ Keep inspiring people.

    Alyssa of alyssanity.com

    August 4, 2015 at 3:33 am
  • Reply Rose Angelie

    Aww thank you! And you, too, are a WRITER, Alyssa! Just claim yourself to be and I'm sure it'll inspire you to write more. πŸ™‚ At first, it sounds weird. Haha but really, feels good and motivational. Hehehe Thanks for the visit! πŸ˜‰

    August 4, 2015 at 4:27 am
  • Reply Christy Ocariza

    (slow clap with admiration) Wow! Amazing jud kaayo Rose! Ikaw na ang WRITER! I had fun reading it jud and I learned something about writing as a passion! πŸ™‚ Keep it up!

    August 5, 2015 at 9:38 am
  • Reply Ming

    Hi Rose! I found another mommy blog. Hehe. Kaaliw πŸ™‚ You're indeed a writer! God bless!

    August 13, 2015 at 8:21 am
  • Reply Rose Angelie

    Hello Ming! Yay, thank you! You, too, are a writer. Just keep on writing. πŸ™‚

    August 19, 2015 at 7:23 am
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