09 Oct 2020

Clearing The Slate

I like blank slates, and I like closure.

My JIRA board at work has a bunch of stubborn tickets that won't go away. This seems to mirror life in general, in that the peace that I seek, of finally finishing what I've been working on, seems to be drifting further …

25 Jul 2020

Falling in Love

you fall in love

over a phone call

in the backseat of the cinema

reading whatsapps at 1 am

at a candle lit dinner

or when you're the first to hear about their day

 

you fall in love

every time you work out

or take a good shower

sit down …

03 Mar 2020

To Exist

Am I doomed

To an existence

Where you

You, you, and you

(Yes, I know you're all the same—

though it took me a while to catch on)

Will be near enough to see

But never to hold?

Always tantalisingly close

But no cigar?

To check up on

After a …

09 Dec 2019

Shouting Into The Void

Clouds

Nobody reads this blog1. RSS readers are dead, Kottu's stats page makes me weep, and I don't dare post these things on social media. So that leaves me at my most comfortable—a good old conversation with myself.

There is beauty in solitude. You only truly begin to appreciate …

23 Jul 2019

A meditation on ‘Kimi no Na wa’
What do I do with all these feels?

Twilight

Twilight

I have been on a Makoto Shinkai binge this week. Even though I am usually very selective and sparse with my media consumption, I had the fortune of seeing Kotonoha no Niwa (Garden of Words) at Malinthe’s the weekend before last, and I was hooked. 5 Centimetres per …


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