A Eulogy to Jakartan Roads

[Read at CreativeMornings Jakarta on October 31st, 2015.] To me, Jalan Tendean had always been a friendly stranger. We nod…

Sidereum Musica (Part 3)

(Wrote this on May 30th, 2012.) This year winter started a bit ahead from the usual. Staccato never trusted human’s…

Sidereum Musica (Part 2)

(Wrote this on May 22nd, 2012.) Trying to catch his breath, Sirius stopped. The poor stag’s quick steps followed after…

Sidereum Musica (Part 1)

(Wrote this on May 21st, 2012.) She set her telescope. Again. Tonight she was aiming for Sirius. “Staccato.” “Wh—Sirius! I…