On (for Song Lyric Sunday)

Jim Adams is giving us another interesting prompt this week for Song Lyric Sunday. The prompt is to come up with a song that has one word as its title. I’m making it more challenging by deciding to find the shortest word possible, the shorter the better, and so here is the song. As I…

If She Could Talk

If she could talk, this would be her last words before she was gone. This would be her monologue. my body’s changing I can tell, I can feel it, helpless I know dark pages are ahead no, I refuse to end this chapter now just let me read this book longer will you stay with…

Life, Precious

Breath, stringent, fitfully, unabashed tears, almost surreal. How I beg Sorrow fiercely for last court with destiny, but as the sun slowly setting, my shadow too is bidding farewell. Darkness comes, choking me with endless fear I dedicate the poem above to a friend who just a few days ago lost his partner. I’ve came…

A Prayer for Healing

Kusut. Tak tahu mau menulis apa, tapi aku ingat tekad yang sudah aku ikrarkan di awal minggu ini, yaitu menulis setiap hari. Maka, kubiarkan jemariku menari sendiri di atas tuts. Aku percaya pikiran akan melok dengan sendirinya. Sejak siang tadi pikiran sudah kusut. Padahal aku ingat tadi saat bangun pagi terasa lebih ringan. Pertama kalinya…

Meaningful Conversation

What is one thing that inspires me? A meaningful conversation. This can be a deep level of conversation with a person I trust, baring up each other soul, thoughts, fears, weaknesses, supporting each other, comforting. It can also be a meaningful conversation between two people who barely knew each other but want to connect. I’ve…

On Friendship

These two haiku poems were also written as a tribute to my birthday friend and to all of my friends wherever you guys are. I love you all and God bless you always. These were published originally in January 2016 as well in another blog of mine.   when laughter faded when food and drinks…