JAKARTA OVERSLUT

  20.30. Difilm-film Usmar Ismail orang menyebutnya Metropole. Membeli tiket seringgit daricalo pelit di ujung tangga. Yang sekarang bertegel merah bata.   Karcis kertasminyak kuning tanpa judul. Nomor kursi ditulis tangan, hampir tak terbaca.   Pintu teater 6telah dibuka. Masuklah kami ke teater 4.   Rol film terbakardi layar. Lihat lantainya, bagaimana bisa sekotor itu?Continue reading “JAKARTA OVERSLUT”

The World is a Different Place When You Look Up

I like James Laughlinbecause he’d keep at a poemkeep keeping at itonly stopping when, *Applause*,until, *More applause*,it gave out on him.He didn’t hold anything backdidn’t keep anything for, “Later …”He floated the whole of his iceberg.He wrote mediocre poems because all that.But I like himbecause I wanna get at the truth tooand an iceberg willContinue reading “The World is a Different Place When You Look Up”