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A Poem on Love : The Landlord

[PART I] I found a home,
I found a home, but that home left me.
Another home came to me.
I went inside the home,
and I found a piece of heart.
I stared at it closely.
The heart was glowing like a diamond.
I took the heart with both hands carefully.
Oh! the heart was so delicate,
and warm, and was radiating affection.
I was wondering,
"What kind of heart is this?"
"What kind of home is this?"
Suddenly I remembered my own heart.
I took mine. I was astounded.
Both hearts were fit perfectly to each other like pieces of a puzzle.
I questioned again, "Whose home is this? I want to see the owner of this home."I walked around the home, holding both the hearts looking for The Landlord.
And that time, I saw you, standing nearby the door. You were heart-less.
And I understood that you were The Landlord.
The heart-less Landlord kept staring at me.
His gaze on me like a child who had just seen his mother for the first time.
He came closer and took his heart delicately from my h…

A Poem on Humanity : The Rotating Sphere

This world already lacks of love and humanity. Do not live in that kind of world. Build your own world. Decorate it with love, joy, and humanity, and live in it. That is the actual world. The prior is fake, or you can nickname it, The Rotating Sphere. If your own world does not have those accessories, then where will you run when the sphere becomes totally loveless?
We are too busy running for president, or striving for Nobel Prize by discovering more galaxies, or memorizing a hundred digits of Pi. We describe it as civilization. But pity, within us, are uncivilized.
Be on The Mother Earth. Stay on Her lap. But do not live it. Live what is within, and you will be more humane.

I love poems since I was 15. I love reading them, but never confident enough to write my own. But when I find the right time, idea, and sense, all those three combinations will suffice to drive me to write one. Most of the time, I will just keep my sketchy poems for myself.

The Rotating Sphere, I think, deserves for publicati…


Beasiswa Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) 2020-2021
Assalamu'alaikum teman-teman :) Mudah-mudahan teman-teman selalu sehat dan masih semangat ya karena saat yang selalu ditunggu-tunggu telah tiba. Yes, benar sekali. Beasiswa pemerintah India ICCR untuk jenjang S1-S3 tahun 2019-2020 akhirnya dibuka. Sudah banyak teman-teman yang menyapa saya di email dan Instagram untuk menanyakan perihal ICCR ini. Baiklah tanpa basa-basi lagi kita mulai saja ya.
Sekilas Tentang ICCR  Ternyata masih banyak juga teman-teman yang bertanya ke saya "Kak, ada gak sih beasiswa buat ke India?" dan semacamnya. Bagi yang belum kenal dengan Beasiswa ICCR, berikut saya utarakan lagi ya teman-teman. Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) adalah sebuah badan pemerintahan dibawah Ministry of Foreign Affairs (a.k.a Kemlu). Salah satu program ICCR adalah penyediaan beasiswa belajar di India untuk semua jenjang S1, S2, S3, dan Research untuk semua jurusan kecuali Kedokteran (Medicine) da…