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Sunrise over Phobjikha Valley 

Ah! Ah! Ah!  Like the coarse voice of teenage boy breaking  The cries of crows wake the valley as streaks of sunlight gently enlighten the Vast expanse of green medow  Dotted by grazing horses and cows  Flanked in the background … Continue reading

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when once I love rainy afternoons for the cool misty shroud in which I could imagine stories and words and metaphors to ply the journey of my dream why then does this afternoon seem gray and dreary a downward spiral of drips … Continue reading

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The woman in the mirror 

The way her shoulders hunch up to her ears Countering a noticeable weight bearing down Like she’s stuck in an eighties Dallas fashion rut With shoulder pads beneath an invincible jacket Which is ironic  Shouldn’t the burden weigh you down … Continue reading

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Shaving for HFH

The breeze flutters my hair A delight in the humid afternoon air As I wait inside the hall of HCI clock tower  Around me wafts a scent of fresh baby powder  Unfamiliar, alien and out of place  Where sour sweaty … Continue reading

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The minutes tick by, perpetuating the longing Of seeing you and hearing your voice To know you’re awake and going about your world Just like what I am supposedly doing in mine Except you creep into my head ever so … Continue reading

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Sungei Ulu Pandan 

Doesn’t a body of water Reflect the palette of the sky So why is your pallor this dusk That of overnight teh tarik Minus the fresh milky froth Of pillow-top canopy I see on my glass You sit still as … Continue reading

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Poor Connection

Sometimes, When both our eyes meet across the crowded room I feel your intense gaze,  looking deeply into me I know, This absurd feeling of mine can’t plausibly be true For how can you possibly know how I feel And yet, … Continue reading

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