R.C. Perez is a Filipino-Canadian poet and teacher. He was born and raised in a rural town in the Philippines and is now based in Toronto. He started sharing his work in 2020 through Instagram. He writes in simple words about simple subjects in an attempt to embody his concept of magic of the modest – beauty in simplicity. This book is his debut collection of poetry. When he’s not writing, he is busy with baking or origami. He is a pineapple-on-pizza apologist.