“Oi, son ah, make up your mind leh! Who should Papa bet on?” Father’s pen hovers nervously over the betting slip that lies on the sleek black glass of our dining table. I shake my head. Like many people I know, Father is only interested in football when the World Cup comes around. He really … More The Important Things in Life
With you, I want to lie awake Until the early morning breaks Itself across your blinds. Or sleep, and dream of you again And wonder still why you would deign To look upon my kind.
I only really knew two things about Sam: he was the company IC for Raven coy next door, and he was currently dating Min, one of my best friends. But Min had always told me he was great and he certainly seemed to make her very happy, so when I turned up at the guard … More Of Things Unknown
I wake with your breath in the crook of my neck, Your warm hands tracing patterns on my skin. There will be time for words but not now, not now, I listen to the early morning din.
The white sun ends itself against the hills, The Yellow River flows into the sea. The eyes that wish to glean a thousand li – They must climb one more level of the lodge
Oh it is far too easy to be angry, To be young, unshrinking, and unafraid. To march behind high banners and violent song, And die a martyr for another’s crusade.
They say that absence makes the heart grow fonder, And so I try to hold myself apart. But still these rebel words begin to wander And speak of you, for you live in my heart.