Swans in Batu Uban (A Christmas Eve dream)

I left the office early on Christmas Eve and went home to take a nap. I dreamt that I was queuing up for food in my school canteen in Penang, but it was located by the side of a shopping mall. I didn’t know what I wanted, so I let the girl behind me chooseContinue reading “Swans in Batu Uban (A Christmas Eve dream)”


A tribute to the annual haze Jerebu, jerebu Membebaskan udara kelabu Datang menjenguk Sambil mengangguk Jerebu, jerebu Mata direnjis debu Nafas kian terganggu Dan fikiran bercelaru Jerebu, jerebu Melancong dari Pekanbaru Hidung tersedut hangus Dan tubuh diliputi kabus Jerebu, jerebu Alam kian menjemu Jalan raya sunyi sepi Bagai apokalips zombi Turunlah hujan dari awan SementaraContinue reading “Jerebu”

A Singing Bird is Caged

Have you ever seen a dwelling place so dense? Where every man erects an invisible fence Claiming their territory, claiming their ground All the while looking 300 feet down It’s a graveyard for the living Stacked like cabinet filing For widows and young professionals Who die from the weight of expectation Where wars are wagedContinue reading “A Singing Bird is Caged”

When September ends

September breezed by knowingly, yet unknowingly. I had just come back from the Bloom Women’s Conference in KL and landed straight at home to attend a beautiful wedding at Parkroyal on Pickering. Then I was off to the Design Film Festival, spending my hard-earned money on Barbicania, 808 and Iris, three films I really enjoyedContinue reading “When September ends”