In our Double – Seated Swing, Brother

our then glorious porch was missing a torch where we could have light at night and played with so much delight   in our double-seated swing, brother   we poke jokes in our double-seated swing where we too always cry out and sing facing each other dreaming with a smile then burst into laughter afterContinue reading “In our Double – Seated Swing, Brother”

One Million Stars , One Million Hopes  To Women’s Empowerment

One Million Stars, One Million Hopes  To Women’s Empowerment International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on the 8th of March every year. To commemorate this event Sharpened Word is proud to collaborate with Perak Women for Women’s Society for a one day only event on March 14, 2020. Sharpened Word (SW), under the auspices of PerakContinue reading “One Million Stars , One Million Hopes  To Women’s Empowerment”

Ode to the Sunset (in Bali)

  Ode To The Sunset (in Bali) oh, sun so beautiful when you set you silenced everyone in a place so crowded they gaze and marvel at you with intense in all its glory while I stood quietly in awe in amazement in wonder you make my heartbeat one with the waves splashing and forContinue reading “Ode to the Sunset (in Bali)”

After – Rain Skies: A Million Stars [Update]

Here is another excerpt from my book “After – Rain Skies: A Million Stars’   In Memory   In memory of the woman Who screams silently The secrets of her soul May she rest in peace With her lost words And intimate beauty   Kayla would have been just a manufactured memory to her family,Continue reading “After – Rain Skies: A Million Stars [Update]”

“After -Rain Skies: A Million Stars”

  It is with great joy and gratitude that we have finally unveiled the gallery of stars for the “One Million Stars to End Violence” advocacy of Perak Women for Women’s Society. At the same time, it was the formal book launching of my book “After Rain Skies: A Million Stars”.      I amContinue reading ““After -Rain Skies: A Million Stars””

Stars Fled from Your Eyes

  Stars Fled from Your Eyes   stars fled from your eyes and the shadow of death cast upon your face on this dark gloomy night filled with goodbyes and unending sighs of a once-promising life stars fled from your eyes and you stop dreaming of what could have been’s and what if’s a futureContinue reading “Stars Fled from Your Eyes”

After – Rain Skies: A Million Stars

“Coming home should be the safest thing we ever do in this life. Where we lay our heads at night should be where monsters will not reach us. And yet, so many find themselves making homes with monsters instead.”       The best things in life happen unexpectedly, and come from where and whenContinue reading “After – Rain Skies: A Million Stars”

Respect

When all else fail and respect is gone listen to your own heartbeat and you will hear the sound of your own voice screaming silently with courtesy and consideration Respect comes in different forms and appears in various LAYERS it could be a show of esteem or honor for someone or something. An example ofContinue reading “Respect”

Hope-poem

When all else fail and hope seems no trail look upon the dark gloomy sky and you will see underneath the clouds a spark of light is desperately wanting to come out.   This poem is inspired by a recent visit to the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SINGAPORE. There they provide a reading space for kids.Continue reading “Hope-poem”