"IS SILENCE ALWAYS EASY?"

"IS SILENCE ALWAYS EASY?" (Dark Thoughts of The Bullied) It's more than a vacant space or lack of expression on one's face It doesn't contain nothing, 'though it's not always solid beings Is silence easy? Really? Dark thoughts are stuck in the brain driving you insane It's equal to a silent scream, struggling to fix reality with a broken dream with so many words to say, do they even matter anyway? Is silence easy? There's no answer; it's eerie with beating hearts and stomachs that churn (...

24 April 2017, 11:03 AM
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"THE FIRST DATE MENU AND THE (MIS)ASSUMPTION(S)"

At first, you may think this is another typical first date story. A guy takes a girl out on a date. They have a pleasant talk until it is time to order something to eat. The guy orders the main course. You know, carbs, protein (alias meat), and veggies. He even plans to have an ice cream for dessert. When the girl only orders chicken salad and water, he wonders aloud, "Nothing else?" When she just nods and smiles, he asks again, "You sure?" "Yeah." The girl nods again. After that, he spends t...

24 April 2017, 04:26 AM
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"GETTING TO KNOW YOU..."

Perhaps I'm just jaded This chaotic reality always gets to me a lifetime war between worlds where all pacifists long to break free Maybe I need something new a possibility, something true What if it happens to be you? That thought alone scares me too Throughout this loud, crazy world I find myself passing by your door silently praying for the impossible God, I feel like a stalker I'm not pretending to be humble but I really am an ordinary girl I know you do notice me, but will love ever be...

21 April 2017, 12:36 PM
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"NOT ALL MY WRITING STUFF ARE GOOD, BUT THERE'S ALWAYS A ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT"

I'm not trying to be modest here (because I already am, ha-ha. Nah, kidding. I try to be, though.) Still, let me be the first to say this: Not all my writing stuff are good. I love writing. Sometimes, it feels more like an addiction I refuse to cure. There are always thoughts in my head, feelings in my heart - just like everybody else. I sometimes need to get them all out. That's why for me, writing feels much better than talking. How do I get ideas to write every day? Many things, from p...

21 April 2017, 10:22 AM
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"OH, YOU HAPPY PEOPLE!"

Oh, you happy people Ain't your lives wonderful? With clarity and a smooth, daily plot it seems you're lucky with all you've got Oh, you happy people wrinkling your noses at tragedies some foreign dimension you'd rather not be in perhaps even thinking: "Thank God, that ain't me!" Some happy people choose to only see what only brings them joy They mock at the sulking, quiet ones as they start passing judgments "What are you complaining about?" they remark without a doubt "Quit being such wh...

17 April 2017, 11:43 AM
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"TO MY DEAR SWEET FRIEND"

I wish I’d be able to be around tomorrow, just to celebrate your birthday I hope you won’ t give me that frown, because my presence is needed by my family. Happy birthday, my dear sweet friend Your kindness chases my blues away and I love us hanging out, again and again. My apology, but please, stay happy, for you always deserve to be. Work your magic. Those delicious buns you make surely do the tricks. Love, R.

14 April 2017, 03:16 AM
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"AFTER THE JUMP"

It is like a domino effect. Anything that goes on around one' life may turn upside down after that jump one night. First, the people at the scene. Perhaps they just didn't see it coming. Perhaps some have and tried to stop it from happening. If only they had succeeded... If not? Then the domino effect continues. Then, it's the distraught parents and the possibly hysterical family. It's the shocked and grieving close friends, along with the confused acquaintances. They all have the same tho...

12 April 2017, 04:15 PM
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"A DAY WITH MA AND HER TWO BEST FRIENDS"

Since living alone, I've been guilty for not having spent enough time with Ma. I have my reasons and she has hers - and we're both pretty cool with this. We're both quite independent and I'm proud of her. A week ago, we met and even hung out with my brother for lunch. (He was just back from a job interview. I hope he'll get it.) After a quick, early lunch, my brother had to go while I walked with Ma to where her friend was. To my surprise, I was invited to join them. We ended up having (ano...

11 April 2017, 04:24 PM
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"LET THE SILENCE ROLL..."

We talk too much but we're losing touch Nobody wants to listen Every one wants to win the argument We all have our reasons but we care not to make amends Oh, the exhaustion Too noisy here No solutions, I fear Give a moment, a pause to think things over, before all is lost Let the silence roll... R. (Jakarta, 27/3/2017 - 3:00 am)

04 April 2017, 03:50 AM
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"FOR THE MEMORIES THAT REMAIN..."

I've noticed that a lot of social media platforms have got their own memory features. You know, the kind that pops your older posts up on your timeline a few times or so. A year ago, three years ago...you name it. What are your older posts mostly like? Full of great memories, like pictures of you and your loved ones (friends, family, and partner?), funny writing pieces on your status platform or notes? Hilarious memes and links to interesting articles? Are your older posts mostly full of ne...

03 April 2017, 05:53 AM
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"MIDDLE NAME: SOLITUDE"

It's not a matter of zero companionship or being all gutsy with your independence Perhaps it's something vertical, more spiritual a room for that moment of absolute silence "You've done this way too often, shutting yourself from the world," some claim with worry. "Why won't you let us in? How bad can it be?" If only there were any good enough explanations If only it were that easy but words are stuck in the back of her mind which can only be understood by The Most Divine Maybe... solitude ...

27 March 2017, 04:06 AM
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"THE EXPRESSIONS I PERSONALLY DON'T ALWAYS BELIEVE"

As a non-native speaker, I sometimes find English confusing. There are some expressions that I personally don't always believe, like: 1. "I'm just saying." I can't help this. Every time someone or anyone ends their long-winded speech with this line, I'm just skeptical. I don't buy it easily. You're never really 'just saying'. What's the point in doing so when all you want to do is just 'get those words out of your head and through your mouth'? It doesn't make sense to me. There's always a...

26 March 2017, 02:29 AM
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"THE EXPRESSIONS I PERSONALLY DON'T ALWAYS BELIEVE"

As a non-native speaker, I sometimes find English confusing. There are some expressions that I personally don't always believe, like: 1. "I'm just saying." I can't help this. Every time someone or anyone ends their long-winded speech with this line, I'm just skeptical. I don't buy it easily. You're never really 'just saying'. What's the point in doing so when all you want to do is just 'get those words out of your head and through your mouth'? It doesn't make sense to me. There's always a...

26 March 2017, 02:29 AM
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"DEAR GOD: SPARE ME THE SAME OLD NIGHTMARES"

It's the same old, blood-thick dreams creeping and crawling in my sleep violent and deep pushing me down under somewhere in this bottomless black hole lost in the dark abyss A punch in my mouth teeth shattered, off my gums acid blood in my tongue too scared to let my lips part spitting them out white kernels in a pool of blood Dear God, Spare me the same old nightmares I just want that wisdom tooth taken out not the whole batch... R. (Jakarta, 15/3/2017 - 6:00 am)

23 March 2017, 03:28 PM
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"MONSTERS?"

How can we identify monsters? These days, every one seems more alike Not all look creepy that they make you shudder They can be harmless before that very first strike How do we know which one is the predator? How many are there? Should we lock every door? Must we always feel this scared? They look so normal completely human They seem to stay out of trouble until the victims fall... ...undeniably more and more Body counts that won't stop The list goes on and it's a lot with more impatient, ...

22 March 2017, 08:39 AM
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"THAT LONELY PIANO IS LONGING FOR YOUR TUNES"

That big black piano looks dusty in the living room. A week has gone by and I haven't even cleaned it up. I don't even want to touch it. That piano used to be very well looked-after, down to the edge of the string and keyboard. Black and shiny on the surface, looking elegant. To you, it was more than just a musical instrument. It was your partner-in-crime, whether in composing or performing on stage. Its clinking sound had always been perfect to go along with your beautiful singing voice. ...

20 March 2017, 03:07 AM
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"THAT LONELY PIANO AND ME"

That piano is lonely, longing for your tunes Once upon a time, this room was full of joy with beautiful melodies and you singing so lovely Now that piano is lonely No one's playing those jolly tunes of love This room feels hollow Silence is a cold torment I'm like that piano missing you every day No more songs of love and devotion just an aching memory I thought all of this was enough like I did my love Eventually, you chose to leave this whole life, here on earth... ...of course, includi...

18 March 2017, 05:02 PM
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"HUMBLE BRAGS: From Timeline To Timeline"

From timeline to timeline everybody's got their stories all the guts and glory Status1: "I am a simple man even with this new ride from Papa's old collection of cars since he needs more space in his garage" Status2: "I don't want to complicate this I don't even feel that pretty but those guys say they want to be with me" Status3: "Stamps on my passport time to get me a new one despite this long, queuing line" Status4: "I am grateful to have completed this religious duty anyone want to joi...

16 March 2017, 05:05 AM
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"THE UGLY TRUTH ABOUT SOME WHATSAPP GROUPS"

Thanks to Whatsapp, we can do a lot more than just texting each other. We can send cute emoticons, pictures, and videos. We can update our status and profile pictures. Now we can also do a video-call instead of a regular voice-call. Another thing is to create a Whatsapp (WA) group, where people can talk about stuff in the same chatroom. These groups exist with different reasons and functions. Some are for family and relatives, friends, work colleagues, clubs/communities, and even mini-groups ...

15 March 2017, 10:19 AM
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"BETWEEN THE JACKPOTS AND THE BLACKOUTS"

Between the jackpots and the blackouts I saw your faces everywhere My head was indeed full of heavy clouds Some of you were already dead and I was really scared In and out of consciousness a constant battle between light and darkness trying hard to scream drowning in an endless bad dream swallowed by my own bed, it seemed "Please, wake me up!" I felt my spirit bounced all across the room My body was like a sack of rag doll unable to move, not even to crawl Between the jackpots and the blac...

08 March 2017, 02:54 PM
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