Month: May 2013

A Plan to Settle Down

Maybe some of you notice that I’ve been writing so little lately. In fact, I’m dealing with all rush of probation period in the office, trading my thoughts and words with some inspiration to work on database and statistic analysis. Now I’m almost done with the-database-and-statistic part 1 and the need to write some lines just came up. Well, maybe it isn’t a ‘just came up’. It is a thing I think I need to write. This August I’ll turn 24. Depending on which side you see it from, 24 might be either ‘young’ or ‘too young’. As for me, I would say that I’m the luckiest girl I’ve ever known for accomplishing a lot by that age. I’ve graduated with pretty nice grade, got a decent job, paid myself a flight for an adventure to another continent, experienced spring-fall-and-winter at their best, visited the place I’d been dreaming of, taken a lot of pictures, made a lot of best friends, and many many many things else of which I constantly thank God for. On the …

Kapan Kita ke Pantai?

Saya sudah membeli kamera tahan air. Sunblock bisa kita beli sebelum berangkat. Handuk selalu tersedia, dan kita selalu percaya bahwa minuman kaleng adalah teknologi. Jadi kapan kita ke pantai? Saya butuh dibohongi, seperti laut yang berpura-pura biru, padahal dia tidak berwarna. Seperti langit yang berpura-pura cerah, lalu berubah keemasan, padahal sebenarnya hitam. Seperti kapal layar yang terlihat membesar di cakrawala, padahal dia selalu kecil dan siap ditelan ombak. Saya akan menyiapkan bekal dalam keranjang dan topi jerami. Tapi jika itu berlebihan, saya hanya akan memotret ikan. Lalu kita, dengan snorkel. Mungkin matahari, sebagai pembohong, sekaligus penafkah terbaik bagi bumi. Karang-karang dan kulit kerang. Saya akan memotret laut dangkal. Jadi kapan kita ke pantai? Saya butuh menulis di pasir. Menulis satu-dua kata tentang ketidak-ikhlasan. Agar semua hilang ketika pasang datang dan kita pulang. 17 Maret 2010 Pernah dipublikasikan di cerita.dalambahasa.byputy.com