ripped jeans and flannelled fools

Sunday cricket has never been as good as the Sunday you came back from London. we sat on cool grass in the shade you said : like the Spartans at the Hot Gates. i said : youd be the hottest chick at Thermopylae ! sunday brunch : bacon & egg roll from a gourmet JewishContinue reading “ripped jeans and flannelled fools”

Pembacaan terlalu dekat

PERENANG BUTAoleh Nirwan Dewanto (ie, God #2) Sepuluh atau seribu depake depan sana, terang semata.Dan arus yang membimbingnyaseperti sobekan pada jubah tanjung yang dicurinya.Tak beda ubur-ubur atau daramendekat ke punggungnyayang tumbuh sekaligus memaroleh kuas gerimis akhir Mei.Ia seperti hendak kembalike arah teluk, di mana putih layarpastilah iri pada bola matanya.Tapi ia hanya berhenti, berhentidi tengah,Continue reading “Pembacaan terlalu dekat”

masalah kehidupan yang dapat anda atasi sendiri

youve got nothin. so u want everythin. badly. things are made of glass, cut yr hands when u try to hold on. even if that. but please. who would give a flyin fuck. if u put everythin into each word as though the elision of a letter a syllable a word wd fit thick leatherContinue reading “masalah kehidupan yang dapat anda atasi sendiri”

Oom Slokop Oom Shanti Shanti Oom

One day Oom Slokopwent to an Art Supplies Store He wanted to get an easela birthday present for Bibi Titi Teliti He went upstairsand chose a studio chevalet From a cataloguethat made his head hurt Lucky the shopkeeper was prettyShe had a hook for an arm. Oom Slokop was happywith his choice It was bigimpressiveContinue reading “Oom Slokop Oom Shanti Shanti Oom”

pikronpikron

Sore ini kau siapkanpesta perpisahanRumah putih di pojok jalankarton-karton birlilin-lilin dalam cawanKeharuan yang dipaksakan Musim gugur cukup hangatJumper digantung di balik pintu Buatmu gaun hitam tipis bertali sepatu Apa kau sengaja? “Kurus sekali kau sekarangada rongga di pipimu.” Belum waktunya berangkatdan kita tenggelamdalam tawa Oprah, Springer, bau lavender Bergandeng tangankita berdansabersama Billy Braggdan kisah martirdomContinue reading “pikronpikron”