This used to be my playground…

At the back of our house is Badian National High School where my nanay used to teach. She’d usually tagged me along where my childhood waking hours were spent in this place with my playmates. The open space was our babysitter.

climb all trees
swimming and fishing in irrigation
run-play-run-hide-and-seek rain or shine
roll over the grass/leaves/yuta
scream our hearts out
fight over games