March 5, 2015
rike jokanan

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Manusia – poem (bilingual)

Pilihlah jalan Yang termudah Untuk jadi manusia: Rasakan…. Indahnya tarikan nafas dan hirupan udara. Rasakan…. Kicauan burung lewat kupingmu. Rasakan…. Pijakan pada bumi di setiap langkah Perlahan. Jika mata masih berguna, Rasakan warna dengan matamu — Yang muda cerlang Atau yang tua merabun. Rasakan saja. Dan, kala rasa nyeri masih melingkar di hati Demi melihat […]

October 19, 2014
rike jokanan

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Collecting

I’ve been collecting things in my life — not so much thinking about their functionalities, just as hobbies. It’s like never ending craving for new types of the collected items. Fun, fun, fun! When I was elementary schooler, I collected stamps – at least fiveĀ albums & some un-albumed packs of foreign stamps before finally I […]

October 6, 2014
rike jokanan

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Moon (Rembulan) – bilingual

It is a full moon two days from now. I am waiting for it. She might appear full, hiding her pocky face to make me happy…. She-Night, will you shower me with your bright blessing full of messages from the gods and goddesses? Or, would you tap my transparent bubbles bursting out all secrets of […]

April 29, 2014
rike jokanan

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You, Me, Shadow?

opening the door, will I see you? or, is it only your shadow? pretending to be you…. did I live with you? or with your shadow? is it now that you are real or shadow?   tears flow, flowing along the path pushing through the door at the end. what end? is there an end? […]

February 15, 2014
rike jokanan

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Mr. Gray

He used to be the biggest enemy of Bob in Bob’s earlier stay in my mom’s house. He was very skinny then, always trying to peep what Bob was having for meal. Bob would stay inside, not wanting to go out welcome by his evil stare. Mr. Gray is a tomcat which is now occupying […]

September 26, 2011
rike jokanan

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AKU YANG EGOIS DAN BOB KUCINGKU YANG DIBERKATI

AKU YANG EGOIS DAN BOB KUCINGKU YANG DIBERKATI Beberapa waktu lalu saya pernah menulis dalam bahasa Inggris tentang seekor kucing bernama Bob yang telah menjadi teman setia saya. Saya menganggap diri saya setia padanya karena telah membuat kucing itu jarang kekurangan makanan dibanding kucing kampong lain yang suka sekali berjejer di luar pintu depan menunggu […]