Author Archives: Alanna Michelle Escudero

About Alanna Michelle Escudero

Alanna Michelle Escudero is a graduate of AB-English from Ateneo de Zamboanga University. She has experience in business and marketing, freelance writing, and freelance teaching. Working as a private employee for a family corporation, authored and self-published Poetry and Prose Collection (2018) also authored an illustrated children storybook under the Kahel Press Collection of Saint Matthews Publishing Philippines. (2018)

Tides of the Sea

For the children and their dreams for a better tomorrow

Once in a beautiful village far from the barrio, hidden in the marshes; where children play under the warm sun, soft sand, by the seawaters. When gentle waves splashed against stones, and mothers dutifully plant seaweeds, and children play swimming, diving with their laughter filling the warm village air.

This village in the marshes had houses with wooden legs soaked deep underwater, old and worn, built out of bamboo and rods. Barely holding through the monsoon storms, as they gently swayed against the blowing wind. The houses are old but they were strong enough to hold together happy families.

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