Sing me To breathe new life into each day To keep that beast at bay And let that day unfold So that my heart will never feel the cold AdvertisementsRead more "Break, Breakdown Under"
One of my closest friends (and wise gay mentor) Richie warned me, “Vic, whatever happens, don’t fall in love with that straight guy.” It’s not hard to fall for him. While ‘decent’ is hardly the best adjective to describe him – our iMessage conversations are littered with him referencing his junk countless times – in […]Read more "An Unlikely Friendship"
The author Mark Cooper said, “Life has no remote. Get up and change it yourself.” My closest friends are well aware of my admittedly self-absorbed fantasy that my life is actually a TV show. I’ve always thought that my existence is so interesting and adventure-filled (and it is) that there are hidden cameras everywhere ready […]Read more "What A Feeling"
Death and taxes. They always say that nothing in this world is certain but those two. But looking back at some of my old photos, I would like to add bad haircuts to this very short list. Hello, I am Victor Platon and I will be your Grief Counselor-in-Chief. “What makes you qualified for this […]Read more "How to Grieve the Loss of a Parent"
So, how was your year? © 2016 Victor John Platon All Rights Reserved. Follow Victor John on his social media accounts Facebook: Victor John Platon Instagram: victorjohnplaton Twitter: @VicPlatonRead more "We Only Makin’ the Highlights"
A kiki is a party, for calming all your nerves We’re spilling tea, and dishing just desserts one may deserve And though the sun is rising, few may choose to leave So shade that lid and we’ll all bid adieu to your ennui Dive. Work. Turn 36. #KikiNiVickie © 2016 Victor John Platon All Rights […]Read more "Vickie Threw a Kiki"
My father died ten years ago today. Early 2006, he complained about having severe back pains probably caused by the coughing bouts he has been having on and off months prior. Being part of the generation that hated seeing doctors, he, of course, self-diagnosed and ruled it as just muscle pains. Come Holy Week, he […]Read more "Ten"