30 days writing challenge: (7) a movie Not sure why, but today I remember something I overheard years ago. I cannot remember words by words exactly, but at that time, someone said something like, “We shouldn’t discourage the loners; those who are mostly by themselves. We shouldn’t tell them to join the crowd either. This … Continue reading Unscar the Wounds
Perihal perasaan, mungkin memang Tuhan yang memberi, tapi apa-apa yang menjadi kelanjutannya, seperti keputusan untuk tetap mencintai atau tidak, sepenuhnya ada di tangan kita. Pada akhirnya, sebuah hubungan bukan hanya soal perasaan, melainkan kesiapan. Maka seharusnya, jika kita telah memutuskan untuk mencintai dan menerima cinta seseorang, kita harus memastikan bahwa, kita tulus dan bertujuan.
30 days writing challenge: (6) Your unpublished old draft Kampus NTUST, Taipei. Graduation day. Sepertinya karena berada di tengah hiruk-pikuk kegembiraan mahasiswa-mahasiswi yang lulus, saya seperti mendapat semangat dan keberanian yang entah dari mana datangnya. “Aku mau bilang soal perasaanku, biar lega.” “Hah?! Yakin, Sep?” “Ninety-six percent. Titip bunga, ya!” kemudian saya berlari menjauh. “Seeppp, … Continue reading Di Hari Kelulusan
30 days writing challenge: (5) Your fear Being useless.
People who know me, or I could say, people who follow me on Twitter (lol), might have noticed that I am so into BTS these days (lol again). Since this is my personal blog where I usually put more serious efforts on telling some descriptive and narrative stories compared to Twitter, so, here is my … Continue reading A Voyage into BTS
30 days writing challenge: (4) A place you want to visit As a child, I used to imagine I would be somewhere else, other than home. The situation wasn’t that bad, actually, but it wasn’t that good, too. While reading C.S. Lewis’ books, I wished I was in Narnia. Not that I love the animal, … Continue reading Daydreaming
30 days writing challenge: (3) A memory It was a dark, cloudy, windy morning. I walked to school as usual. I passed my neighbors’ houses, my friends’ houses. Nothing was different, except the fact that everything seemed so quiet. I saw nobody until I arrived at the school yard. There I saw the headmaster. He … Continue reading A borderline
30 days writing challenge: (2) Things that make you happy Last year, my PhD advisors gave me a mission: becoming an expert in SECM. And that’s what I have been doing in the past few weeks: undergoing a training. SECM is not easy to master. I don’t remember how many people have told me about … Continue reading A nanoscale photographer
30 days writing challenge: (1) Describe your personality Few days ago was my first TEM experience. I have been interested in TEM since years ago, but never had a chance to do it by myself, or even just come and see how someone else do it. No. Never. That’s why whenever some lab mates present … Continue reading A half-me
There is this one thing that does not obey the Second Law of Thermodynamics: human's emotions. People love, then unlove. People hate, then unhate, then hate again. In the morning they despair, in the evening full of desire. Only one heart they have, but limitless love they can grow. It can be so sincere and … Continue reading The Law of Entropy: Exclusion