Fluttering Heart

In faint he whispers to his love “Don’t forget to rest too, dear” Unbeknownst to both, it would be his last words. That night while his love is lost in a dream laying down on the thin cot next to him, he watches his love intently heartbroken from hearing the sound of exhaustion, but it’sContinue reading “Fluttering Heart”

Freedom (a senryu)

Boldly she whispers, will freedom exists if I travel to your heart? MLMM Sunday Writing Prompt April 11, 2021 – Freedom MMA Storytime’s Haiku A Day Challenge – Travel Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge #220, Poet’s Choice #NaPoWriMo2021 – Day 11 (no prompt)

A Message of Love and Hope

On the day of Palm Sunday, March 28, 2021, at 10.30 am (local time), two suicide bombers exploded themselves in front of the Cathedral Catholic church in the city of Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Makassar is my hometown. I was born and raised there and attended mass several times in that cathedral during my childhood.Continue reading “A Message of Love and Hope”

Eyes, Nose, Lips – Song Lyric Sunday

Jim Adams organizes a weekly song challenge called Song Lyric Sunday where a theme prompt is offered every Sunday and bloggers can contribute by sharing their favorite song according to the theme. Today’s prompt is Anguish/Misery/Torment. Please click on the prompt to see entries of songs from other contributors. I’m offering something a bit different,Continue reading “Eyes, Nose, Lips – Song Lyric Sunday”

Jewel – Up Close (a Senryu)

precious eyes searching and meeting fears shattered 2021 Photo Challenge # 2 Eugi’s Weekly Thursday Prompt – Jewel. Of Maria Antonia’s 2021 Photography Challenge – Up Close


Girisonta, Sabtu Malam Paskah, 20 April 2019 Misa Sabtu malam Paskah di Girisonta malam ini dipimpin oleh Romo Priyo, SJ (Serikat Yesus, suatu ordo dalam agama Katolik). Terus terang begitu tahu bahwa Romo Priyo yang akan memimpin misa, saya sudah menunggu bagian homili ini, sehingga tidak heran kalau beliau memulai dengan sebuah cetar! Tidak sampaiContinue reading “Penjungkirbalikan!”

Kelekatan Duniawiku

  Akhir-akhir ini aku banyak membaca tulisan-tulisan dari internet untuk membantu pemahaman diri. Ada satu artikel yang paling mengusikku dan membuat jari-jariku ingin menari lagi di atas laptop. Artikel itu mengenai non-attachment atau letting go, melepaskan kelekatan-kelekatan duniawi yang selama ini mengikat kita dalam bentuk keinginan-keinginan. Misalnya, keinginan untuk selalu sukses dan berhasil dalam pekerjaan,Continue reading “Kelekatan Duniawiku”