Sound of Sunday Mornings

(I wrote this based on today's Daily Prompt: Sound. Enjoy!) If you were to ask me, "What is the difference between Sunday and any other day?" I would certainly say, "It is the sound." I still live with my parents, who have two houses: Weekday House and Weekend House. Their real house is the Weekend House (I mean,… Continue reading Sound of Sunday Mornings

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My Way

Hi. I'm listening to Frank Sinatra's My Way. Go listen to that as well! 2016 has been the most emotionally-exhausting year of my life, no kidding. I had ups and downs which were as unpredictable-but-can-be-predicted-as-well as global market charts. On the first half of 2016, I was living nightmares; thankfully life became better and better as months went by. It… Continue reading My Way

Dani, Moni, dan Semut Api

Aku menatap ke depan. Urat-urat si pemilik jari di hadapanku menyembul. Cengkeramannya begitu kuat, sampai-sampai aku mundur beberapa langkah. Aku tidak bisa mengukur seberapa besar tangan tersebut dibandingkan dengan tubuh mungilku. Aku takut sekali, alih-alih tetap mempertahankan cengkeramannya, jari-jari itu akan melepaskannya dan malah mencengkeram, meremukkan badanku. Aku bergidik. Aku memperhatikan jari-jari itu selama satu… Continue reading Dani, Moni, dan Semut Api

Write to Express, Not to Impress

Asri kecil berdiri di koridor di depan kelasnya, melihat beberapa kertas yang tertempel di jendela. Perlahan mulutnya menyunggingkan senyum, memamerkan sederet gigi yang rapi karena, tidak seperti anak kecil pada umumnya, ia benci makan permen (kecuali dua merk permen, silakan tebak). Kertas-kertas itu adalah tugas pelajaran Bahasa Indonesia murid kelas 3A, tentang menulis surat dan… Continue reading Write to Express, Not to Impress