Browsing tag: introspective

[Poem] Suffocation

Literature, Singapore

Suffocation When I was seven, my aunt told me How my grandfather had died The previous night In the blanket of hospital grey Wrinkled nails…

by / December 17th, 2015

The Beauty And Necessity Of Pain

Love & Relationships

Pain is perhaps the most beautiful, profound, and yet sorely underrated and misunderstood experience. At the most basic level, it serves effectively as a means…

by / December 12th, 2015

[Poem] Self Immolation

Literature, Love & Relationships, Singapore

I conjure up its silhouette in my thoughts, moulding it; Its warmth like pinpricks in my palm, Soft, beating, almost like a child’s - it’s…

by / December 11th, 2015

7 Things I Will Never Regret From Falling Out of Love

Love & Relationships, Opinion

I’m sat down, staring at my hands, having just put the phone down after hearing his voice for the last time. I do not feel…

by / December 7th, 2015

Struggling To Make Sense Of Your Identity


“Who am I?” The greatest question of all time. When posed with this question, some might just lapse into silence while others can answer without…

by / November 29th, 2015

In View of One’s Own Mediocrity


“In many ways, the work of a critic is easy. We risk very little, yet enjoy a position over those who offer up their work…

by / November 18th, 2015