All that gliste…

All that glisters is not gold; Often have you heard that told: Many a man his life hath sold But my outside to behold: Gilded tombs do worms enfold. Had you been as wise as bold, Young in limbs, in judgement old Your answer had not been inscroll’d Fare you well, your suit is cold. […]

Friends and family

There are times when you feel really down, and you can’t stop crying. All the negative thoughts have somehow managed to gather stubbornly in your head, there is no way of getting rid of them. You want to talk to someone about it but you do not have anyone you are comfortable enough to pour […]

My 3-month friend, becoming a nun

She is so pretty, so young and has a loud and contagious laughter. Not to forget her smile. Today is her last day at work, tomorrow she is going off to Bentong, Pahang, to be a nun. Only 27 years old, an architect graduate, she is going to give up everything – her parents and […]

A letter to myself

So I’ve finally watched Before Midnight, there is this last part where Jesse tried to make up with Celine after a huge argument at the hotel. They were at a cafe. Jesse took a piece of serviette from the table and pretended to read from the imaginary words on it. He told her that he […]

Being independent

I no longer have this fear, the one that I so often had. The coldness has miraculously departed, somehow. Every time I travel, near or far, I get this feeling of anxiety of getting lost or missing my stop (on a bus or a train). It was like a hand that has a hold on […]

It is a love-hate relationship with money

Who doesn’t love money, well if you do not love it, you at least need it. Having a lot of money is indeed convenient. However, if you not wealthy financially, you can only be contented with what you already have or what you can afford. Otherwise, it is a battle. How long? It depends a […]

The dining table

We used to cramp together at a small dining table, seven of us, to have dinner every night. It was crowded and noisy. Then, we moved to a bigger house, I was eight. Naturally, a bigger dining table set was bought. It was a wooden square table, with two chairs on every side. We sat […]

The tower

Every person climbs at least one tower. or several towers in his or her life. The height of the towers vary – it depends on the limit and satisfactory level one sets for oneself. Some may reach the top; where he has achieved the goal he has set out for and is satisfied with it. […]

Set me free

Take your hands of my mind let me be I want to be clear of your grasps You have let me go in words but not in mind bound by this invisible string I see you still whenever I close my eyes whenever I wake Going into a state of delirium I’ve lost my day […]

Racing

Everyone is racing with dawn Why can’t they slow down Dawn comes and everything seems to Quicken and dawdle at the same time How strangely good things seem to pass by fast How strangely sad things seem to pass by slowly But with a united voice They complain about the speed of time Everyone is […]