Author: Eksentrika

POETRY | Strangers by Aad

Image credit: Sukhbir Cheema Particular strangers, you’re no stranger to me Stranger, strange – you’re what I set out to see I’d beg from a stranger for a fraction of space for me, I am the refugee; I’d take from strangers the talk they would waste on me, short for uncertainty Not any stranger, but the most peculiar The most distant one I see is closest to me So I’ll keep you a stranger Not as a friend Since friends become strangers when our curiousness ends But not you, stranger, not you in particular Even if you’ve gone somewhere...

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POETRY | Living Will by Georgette Tan

Painting by Romanian artist, Saddo. image credit: theinspirationgrid.com When I die, take whatever still works. Dispose of the rest in a manner That is the kindest to the earth. Throw a big party that I won’t go to even if I were alive So you can stand around And say to each other, things about me That you won’t to say to my face. Don’t pray for my soul. The dead don’t care about Where your vehicle of grief is crashing. Twenty-one grams of maybes Will not fill an air bag. When I die, there will be no fighting Over...

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POETRY | Primogeniture by Deborah Wong

Behold the butterfly’s lips of swirling beanstalk, Contouring face, Entangling several huntress knots, a girl/this girl refused to commit the patriarchal system, leaving behind the delusion she’d suffered for long like a lovechild over lashes of grace; A dream that has appeared by the river bank, in the blanks, asking her to fill them There, she portrays with a vivid smile, unwrapping the last-ditch. She looks on as the salt water breeze’s feeding – upon her eyes, nose and unspoken lips, Edelweiss is the mouthpiece, she uses to whisper – of petals tarnished by daffodils, to represent her loyalty...

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Penglipur lara di LRT Masjid Jamek

Penglipur lara (Storyteller) – kehidupan itu adalah penuh dengan cerita dan hikayat, yang membawa makna dan pedoman. Sedarlah hidup itu bukan untuk bersuka ria, malah untuk kita belajar menjadi lebih baik, menyantuni alam alam, dan sentiasa mengagungkan Allah yang Maha Esa. Artwork terbesar yang pernah aku hasilkan, 8 x 5 ft. Selama 4 hari bertapa di laluan terowong stesen LRT Masjid Jamek. 6 Oktober – 9 Oktober. Pengalamanku selama 4 hari melukis mural di laluan terowong LRT Masjid Jamek penuh dengan cerita. Permulaan hari pertama, bertemu dengan Allie Hill di depan stesen masjid jamek. Tanpa berlengah kami melangkah masuk...

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POETRY | Yellow String by Nesam Pillay

Image credit lingabhairavi.org   She whipped him playfully with a thin rattan stick and he said ‘I feel no pain’ bravely she asked him if he could not be hurt and began to whip herself ‘stop it….. you’re hurting me’ he said he stood at the edge of their meeting place when she got there, she circled him, round and round like ten times ‘have you gone mad? ‘ he asked ‘no I have not’ ‘I am like the world circling my sun’ she says ‘what would I be without my sun?’ ‘I’d be so cold, my life would be...

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