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POETRY | Beacon Hill Dreams

Duwamish Land, Seattle

by Nic Masangkay


I. March 2021 

It’s a gorgeous night to fall in love. 

It’s a perfect moment to redefine “love.” 

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Nic Masangkay Is Redefining ‘Mothers’ in a New Age of Love

by Sarah Goh


Newly released on March 18, 2022, Nic Masangkay’s “Mothers” explores the unlearning of possessive love and how to better honor our matriarchs. The song was inspired by 2000s R&B music and was released with a new music video filmed in Washington’s Deception Pass.   

“Mothers” is the second single to Masangkay’s larger project, We Came of Age as Love Was Changing, which will be a prose poetry book, music album, and multimedia performance.

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POETRY: I am learning to let love be boring

(U.S. Election 2020: Night 3). 

by Nic Masangkay


When I had dating apps (when I used to date), 

I considered including in my profiles that I hate roller coasters. 

I thought “true love” was powered by the 

Gut-tickling high-speed swoops from high to low. 

Now, I’m more interested in the in-between momentum. 

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