Distant Little Place Called Hope

The sky can become darker and darker, the land may no longer shakes hand with us, and the time left us will all possible fortune ahead. No more merry-go-round this time to offer our children laugh and joy. I myself, found this kind of moment are the most desperate one. When nothing around us give…

Listening to a River of Sadness

In my line of duty, I met so much tears from a friend, a mother, a father, a lover and from the kids. Sometime, I we are lucky, those are tears of happiness. But happy people don't cry to often, then my job something is sitting by riverside of sadness. Sadness is not our enemies,…

Born Homeless

There are those who born nearly without any support to survive this harsh world. No family, no home, no food. But I never saw one born without nothing at all. Those baby stray cats just born this week within a small deserted hospital. They born on the place with zero chances of survive, some of…

I See in You

They've said that we humans are not so different each other, even essentially isn't has any different at all, yet when we look other what are we really seeing? Did we really see the same humanity, the same joy, the same sadness, the same happiness, the same despair? Or just we see other and put…

Love at First Sight

It has to be an eternal question to any soul that filled with curiosity about the “thing” that we know as love. “Do you believe in love at first sight?” – If I were offered with that kind of question, I would humbly reply, “Do you?” Put it in simple deductions, if you ever felt…

Haircut Donation

On the early morning today, I met Mr. Bergen – that’s just how people call him – a kind & polite barber which has been starting his own barber shop for years at Pandega Marta. I was asking him whether he closed his shop just like most of people do since volcanic ashes from Merapi…

Call It Home

World so vast, just by looking up to the sky, we know that there are other places connected under that single blue sky. One can find oneself in a very unfamiliar land, so its people call one as a stranger. No matter what is the reason behind it, job related, education related, or anything else,…

We aren’t so merciful

Two college students from different faculty met each other on a lunch at the same cafeteria. Soon they’ve know each others, and they knew if the was working with some researches that use rattus norvegicus as experimental rats. They are now asking each other about what they have done with the rats after the experiment…

Motor Tua

Sudah cukup lama aku bersama dengan #Yamaha #Jupiter keluaran awal ini. Mungkin cukup unik di masa itu dengan dua lampunya yang lucu. Sayangnya seperti napas orang yang sudah #lansia, banyak masalah mulai bermunculan. Baru beberapa minggu yang lalu diganti #gear dan #rantainya, sekarang malah giliran kedua lampu depannya padam. Ah..., kok bisa keduanya sekaligus -…

Our Heritages Our Legacies

It has been almost two and a half years since I joined UNESCO’s World Heritage in 2008. I just found again the World Heritage’s map stuck in some place messed with my medical textbooks. And its bring a lot of memories back there. I wasn’t an active member, just – you may say it –…