A noble Agusanon politician crafted plans while sipping soda. Two millennials fixated their euphoric eyes on each other, ignoring their plates. An old woman, gnawing on siopao, flashed a toothless smile to her grandchild.
As I dipped my spoon downward, metal scraped desolate plastic. “Ah.” I said to myself. “Delicious yet brief.”
Corruption, heartbreak, and death settled at the bottom of the empty bowl.