A letter to the 18-year old version of me


  Happy birthday to you! I am sure you are excited that you have finally joined the adult club. The future shines bright with various prospects and possibilities and you feel like the world is yours to conquer. It is a good feeling. Don’t lose it; there will be times where you’d feel you are…

An Unexpected Convo with Death


He suddenly found himself in utter darkness. When he called out, ‘hello?’ it echoed several times. He shivered a little. Slowly, the room began to light up. As his eyes adjusted to the sudden invasion of light, he saw a bored looking man staring at him with dead eyes. “Dennis is it?” He asked and…

Your Beautiful Scars


  Always wondered why the indelible scars; Thought they were from a difficult childhood; But now I look back at how I grew up; And look carefully at your photos; I realized those scars were born because of me; I remember everything you went through for me; I realize you gave up more than you…

Thank You Mum and Dad…


God bless you mum and dad for bringing me to this world; For raising me up to be who I am today; You are indeed the best parents in the world for me. Thank you dad for scolding me whenever I went wrong; For never hesitating to correct me whenever I strayed;   Though it…

The Underdog Chronicle


He was disregarded because he was a mere underdog A hustler with no chance of ever breaking out Always pushed to the background Kept from getting close to the limelight Kept on a leash only to be let out as backup But little did they know that underdogs bite the hardest Because they are hungry…

Lesson From Beach Therapy


The ups and downs, mountains and valleys and the winding staircases of life have an interesting way of draining the fun out of life. The husband has started keeping late nights; the wife is suspicious of everything, nags about everything and has incredible temper tantrums; The children seem to hiding something; they lie about almost…