August 7, 2019
II. In Baguio there's a trinket shop they often went to in college. Today is the second year since they stopped talking. She's almost sure he's also forgotten the reason they drifted apart. Sure, there's plenty of reasons. She can enumerate 10 right now off of her head. But they managed to transcend college, their 20s, and early 30s even with these so-called reasons. Maybe they ran out of tolerance. In that trinket shop they once found matching silver rings engraved with hearts. 10 pesos apiece. Today she decides to throw hers. Giving up is also bravery.