Category Archives: Love

A Facebook-free Life

Last Friday, I deactivated Facebook. Seventy-two hours on, I think it’s the best thing I’ve ever done for my emotional health. At the risk of sounding younger than I really am, let me share that this is probably the longest … Continue reading

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What is art?

Art to me is personal expression. Just like writing is the commitment of a thought onto paper; painting, sketching, or photography even is the physical realisation of an idea the artist has conceived in the mind. Art is beauty. It … Continue reading

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South of the clouds, west of the ocean

I thought I was going to continue yesterday’s post about writing, but my mind took a detour and ended up in China’s southwest frontier, where horses roam the wild plains, staggering peaks tower into the sky, and dreamy mists rise … Continue reading

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My body is a reservoir And you the rain Released by a clap of thunder We met in a flash of lightning When darkness fell I swelled Our senses bleeding into one Yet parting naturally like morning dew When hours … Continue reading

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The Night of Typhoon Tokage

Would you have kissed me back: The night of Typhoon Tokage? I don’t remember what we said, Only the stiff cotton and hard bedsprings; The winds swirling, sealing me under Your purple inflight blanket, The rhythm of your words falling … Continue reading

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