May 22, 2017
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Hero – song

This song by Mariah Carey, Hero has been a good earplug for me. Been feeling so tired of my own self – being not confident with all what I called weaknesses. Until I found that points of weakness are where our strenghts stand out. Enjoy…. ❤ There’s a hero If you look inside your heart […]

April 2, 2017
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Passed Away

Our dear Moppy passed away on March 26, 2017 at around 12:14pm Jakarta time. Not a good news for us but we have to face it. He’s lived comfortably in his past years. I couldn’t write a romantic letter for him earlier as I was too sad to say things about him. Now that I […]

April 1, 2017
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Diving – haiku

In a rough dark sea She is diving all alone. Tridacnas await. Are you ready? At the end of an abyss you’ll see a beauty beyond description.   Picture borrowed from this link, you can also learn what is Tridacna in it. Thank you! http://www.advancedaquarist.com/2016/1/aafeature   Or, watch below video Temasek – April 1, 2017 – 22:35

March 29, 2017
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There She Is – haiku

There she is. Crouching Behind a log. She’s waiting For fresh flesh dinner. Are we a tiger crouching? Or a deer grazing in the greenery…. Or both but with love? Picture borrowed fromhttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2771497/The-unlikeliest-friends-Giant-pregnant-tiger-plays-tiny-fawn-carries-mouth-like-cub.html Temasek – March 29, 2017 – 22:36

March 16, 2017
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Home, House, Imagination

When I was 12 years old (I hope I remember that age correctly), I imagined of having a small cabin to live with my four best friends: Rosi, Ana, Nana, Nanik. Then at the age of 22 I want to have a big two-storey house with luxurious furniture where I can welcome friends to chat […]

August 14, 2016
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I live – free verse

I live forever, When it I who lives forever. But I might only live for 70 years, When it is I who lives for 70 years. I decide to live forever, I who is riding planes – many different planes Travelling through time and space. Give me life One at a time. Then live forever […]

June 19, 2016
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Greek’s 40th Days Leaving Us Behind

40 days ago our dear cat lady, Greek went across the bridge and today we are remembering her being part of us.   She was such a beauty, dignity yet rebel and free soul. Oh yeah, free soul she was! She would hunt anytime she wanted and brought the hunted to us as gifts: grasshopper, […]

May 31, 2016
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A Visit To Moppy & Friends

Last weekend I went to Jakarta to meet our beloved fellow creature named Moppy. He is a dog to whom my love will always flow even later when he is gone. He’s survived a cancer — not surviving by curing but let me tell you that he is still alive although with a very painful […]