shot glass
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Genevieve Soriano Aguinaldo is a mother to four children. She is currently under the M.A. Language and Literacy Education program of the University of the Philippines Open University. She enjoys morning walks and drip coffee. Her previous works were published in {m}aganda , Sunday Times Magazine, and Muse-Pie Press.

Genevieve Soriano Aguinaldo


Salon Season

I cut my father's hair
with the scissors I use for fish
I deboned his scalp
of any flea or flake
he said he did not mind
as long as it was me
while I snip the curls off his head
careful not to cut his ear
I looked into his face
and thought
how much of his soul
has been scaled by time