BrainTeaser | Sherma E Benosa

Life is a puzzle; we are the clues, and God is the answer.

“If You Know Who You Are…”

If you will remember who you are, you will find your way through it.”   It’s been a long time since I came across this line. It was uttered by … Continue reading

July 13, 2008 · 9 Comments

Crossing the River: BrainTeaser, The Right Kind II

In the first brainteaser I posted in this blog, I created a puzzle that tested general knowledge and linguistic skills. Now, for part 2, I am featuring a game that … Continue reading

July 12, 2008 · 12 Comments


They always tangle or get knotted up!   I’m talking about the cords — those highly functional bits of strands without which we cannot turn on our gadgets unless they … Continue reading

July 11, 2008 · 10 Comments

A Love Letter for cP

Warning: This post gives a glimpse into the void inside of me. Read at your own risk.   Down is how I feel right now. The love of my life has … Continue reading

July 8, 2008 · 19 Comments

Favorite Poems in the Blogosphere

There’s something about poetry that tugs at my heart. The metaphors sing to me, beckoning me to fly to a floating realm. They make the sun smile, the moon flirt, and … Continue reading

July 5, 2008 · 21 Comments

Hearse of My Death

  You were the promise that enticed My soul to fly across the Vast sky of cloudlessness Toward forgetfulness; Along landscaped fantasies.   You were the smile that lured My … Continue reading

July 3, 2008 · 14 Comments

Lamentation of the Dream Un-winged

From a distance, Dream watched Man staring out at his tiny window, gazing unseeingly at the clouds almost completely concealing the rising moon, sadness hugging him tightly. The soft breeze was … Continue reading

June 30, 2008 · 6 Comments


    I could have been the ripple That reached very far In the pool of compassion;   I could have been the dream That inspired hope to soar From … Continue reading

June 28, 2008 · 16 Comments

The Wall Decor

“Jing, be careful that you don’t step on the décor,” mother warned, referring to the glass décor she laid on the floor about three meters from where I was playing … Continue reading

June 26, 2008 · 9 Comments

Blog Posts I love

I’ve been blogging since 2005 (at blogspot), but I never endeavored to read blogs other than my friends.’ I honestly didn’t know there are a lot of blogs out there from … Continue reading

June 24, 2008 · 26 Comments

Life is a Performing Art

AN UNSEEN HAND turned an unusually bright spotlight upon a darkened stage. Out of nowhere, a figure stepped onto the platform, with no idea how he got there or where he … Continue reading

June 21, 2008 · 5 Comments

Life is a Brainteaser

  If you notice, that is this blog’s new tagline.   More than a week ago, I decided to change my header, and with it, my tagline. My tagline used … Continue reading

June 20, 2008 · 13 Comments

Life is a Fashion Statement

Fashion is generally regarded as a paltry topic, but there are a couple of rules in fashion that would do us good if we could apply them to our life. They … Continue reading

June 15, 2008 · 22 Comments

JK Rowling and her Harvard Speech

I stumbled upon a video of JK Rowling’s commencement speech at Harvard University. JK Rowling is the creator of the Harry P otter series, which is among my favorite books. … Continue reading

June 12, 2008 · 6 Comments

A Sinner’s Plea

  There is a hymn inside my heart that begs to be sung, Waiting for my wobbly fingers to strum The strings of my soul’s discordant melody.   But my … Continue reading

June 10, 2008 · 29 Comments


A sense of déjà vu washed over me as I took a seat inside the CASAA, the eatery near what is probably the most popular building at the University of the … Continue reading

June 7, 2008 · 14 Comments

Misplaced Punctuations

  . I was once a pointless sentence, devoid of meaning But then I learned I had to mean something…   I analyzed my syntax, as well as my words; … Continue reading

June 6, 2008 · 4 Comments

Where I Belong

Let me ease your life; let me be your punctuation. But please put me where I truly belong.   I don’t want to be a misplaced punctuation In the sentence … Continue reading

June 3, 2008 · 7 Comments


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