Monthly Archives: February 2015

A Conversation with Mind

It is been a while since I had my ‘me time’. What is ‘me time’? I call it ‘me time’ because I spend all of my time with ‘them’. Who are ‘they’? Well, if you know the theory about multiple personality, you may know about ‘them’. They are the personalities lie in one person. Among ‘them’, I know best about one personality. I often talked to ‘him’. ‘He’ is the wisest mind I’ve ever known.

The last time I talked to ‘him’ was four to six months ago. I just talked to ‘him’ about an hour but ‘he’ gave me so many things. Then, earlier, I talked to ‘him’ in a full week. It was my longest streak with ‘him’. I didn’t go anywhere at that time. I didn’t go to college. I just sat, played, and talked each other in ‘his palace’. You may think that it is ridiculous, but I don’t care. I really did it. And, I know I am not the only one. I know people who do the same thing. Continue reading

Dari Merah ke Putih

Sudah tiga hari Sudrun berwajah pucat pasi. Lemah, letih, lesu, lelah, dan lalai. Persis seperti orang kena penyakit anemia. Padahal waktu ke dokter tiga hari lalu kesehatannya baik-baik saja. Lah dalah, kok sekarang jadi seperti mayat hidup gini. Kondisinya sudah seperti kurs rupiah terhadap dollar, makin hari makin mengenaskan.

“Aku bingung, Jo”, kata Sudrun.
“Ada apa, Drun?” jawab Paijo.
Gini lho, Jo. Pacarku lagi marah-marah. Minta liburan ke ibukota tapi naik pesawat. Uang darimana? Gaji pas-pas-an. Buat modal nikah saja susah. Jangankan nikah, pacaran saja nongkrongnya di warung kopi, Jo.”
“Aduh aduh. Ayak ayak wae pacarmu, Drun. Naik pesawat kan sekarang mahal. Lah, sama Pak Menteri dinaikkan harga tiketnya gegara kejadian pesawat merah kapan hari itu.” Continue reading