On Days Like This

Mother, how I miss you the most On days like this. Nothing seems To be going right, to be according To my plans, to be exactly like I Hope it would be. Everyone is so Blatant, and rude, and offensive, And I'm so tired of having to Explain myself over and over again To people … Continue reading On Days Like This

May I Not?

May I not think of what To eat today? I wake up In the morning and breakfast Comes right away. A few hours Pass and soon lunch is on Its launch. The dirty dishes are Not even dry yet when the time To prepare dinner shows up At my door. All those times I Keep … Continue reading May I Not?


"Warnanya apa?" Aku menggerutu. "Tebak, dong." "Biru? Kuning?" "Pasti hitam." "Ah nggak, abu-abu." Aku menggeleng dan membiarkan mereka menebak lagi. "Merah deh!" Aku membalas dengan anggukan yang disusul dengan decak puas dari sekitarku. "Bentuknya?" "Padat? Cair? Gas?" "Keras? Lembek? Sedang-sedang saja?" Aku tetap diam sambil berpikir. Sebenarnya warnanya tidak merah-merah amat. Hmm, bagaimana, ya? "Merah … Continue reading Monster


A friend of mine never wants to settle down For he knows that eventually everyone Will leave. Days turn into weeks, weeks Turn into months, months turn into Years, and years fold themselves into Decades. Time will stop at some point And so does relationship. To prevent Himself from experiencing grief, trauma, And everything else … Continue reading Leave

She Passed Away When the Weather Turned Nice

She passed away on a bright Saturday morning. The sun was shining hard, heavy, and hot. The clouds were nowhere to be seen. The weather was as humid as it could be. And the phone line was busy, jammed With this condolence news. "She passed away when I went home. She passed away on the … Continue reading She Passed Away When the Weather Turned Nice