June 19, 2016
rike jokanan

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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, […]

July 7, 2014
rike jokanan

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A Goose, A Kitten and A Bear

I saw a gracefully-moving goose, swimming…. Not swimming, she was paddling her feet below the water to show me that life is beautiful but with circulating movement of inner power. How do human being look so calm but struggling to reach the other end of their journey which is at the same point is the […]

February 13, 2009
rike jokanan

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MERASA SYUKUR

MERASA BERUNTUNG Tak ubahnya angin malam, aku menghembuskan hawa pada kegelapan yang menggeletar menanti fajar. Tapi ada kalanya angin malam mengilukan tulang belulang tua yang reot dan rapuh menjelang senja. Tapi aku merasa beruntung mengenalmu dalam keadaan buta. Aku meraih tanganmu yang lembut dalam keadaan mati rasa. Aku mencium wangimu pada saat hidungku tersumbat. Aku […]