The Secret to Accomplishing New Year’s Resolutions

It’s been seven days since 2017 came, and I just want to ask you, how are you feeling?

Is it just, well, another day is just another day?

Or is it, hopefully tomorrow will be much better?

Or maybe it’s still that bubbly emotion whenever you think of how it’s the New Year. When everything is reset and you find yourself having a new chance at what January, Continue reading “The Secret to Accomplishing New Year’s Resolutions”

Phantoms

In the face of the setting sun,
not too far from the fiery ocean,
I hear a laugh I know so well
was it really there? No one could tell.

Turning a little,
I see a boy
chasing a dog,
face etched with joy.

To ease my mind
I walk some more
Smelling the scent of love
that was there no more.

Then do I remember, Continue reading “Phantoms”

Mind: Man’s Greatest Enemy?

I used to think that man’s greatest enemy is time.

With so many dreams and bullets on my bucket list, I often have doubts whether I could even finish half of that list. And most of them are really time-sensitive because I don’t think anyone can be the young female protagonist in a play if she’s already forty years old.

Even so, I have come to realize that time isn’t the real enemy after all. Time isn’t the one who judges me. Continue reading “Mind: Man’s Greatest Enemy?”

The Sentence that Changed Me and My Shy Personality

What is the thinnest layer of the earth?

“It’s the crust.” I tell my seatmate. You know, it’s just another usual scene of never raising my hand even though I know the answer because, I just don’t have the courage to speak up.

Is that you? Continue reading “The Sentence that Changed Me and My Shy Personality”