Durian

Durian

I taste, Durians, so rich, Its sweet flesh I devour, A small worm wriggling in the pulp, Too late.  

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Littering Is Not Cool

Littering

Littering is not cool, Unless you are a fool, Litter is unsightly and embarrassing, Seeing litter everywhere is so depressing.   Litter litter everywhere, Dropped by people who don’t care, Astounding is their lack of civic mindedness, Exacerbated by their thoughtlessness.   Litterbugs are not bothered by where their rubbish go, They think their rubbish will be gone when the ...

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Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians

I have just finished reading Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians and despite my initial misgivings, I found myself dazzled by the novel steeped in love and dripping with money. Think Dynasty on steroids and much more decadent. You will laugh at the idiosyncrasies of the crazy rich. It is like Jane Austen going to Singapore and writing about her experience ...

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Paint Your Masterpiece

Blank canvas

The sky is a canvas, Its possibilities are vast, It offers clouds nonetheless, Unless it is cloudless.   Clouds shift and drift and beg interpretation, The sun adds colour into the equation, Quivering lightning and roaring thunder, Creating masterpieces with evanescent splendour.   Your future is a blank canvas, Never look back for the past is past, Work on creating ...

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Soar Like Eagles

Soar like the eagle

Emperors of the sky, Majestic birds so graceful they fly, Building their nests on some lofty solitude, Amazing is their fortitude.   Eagles don’t flock, Turkeys they mock, Eagles soar to great heights, Proudly displaying their might.   Eagles don’t escape storms, Soaring above storms is the norm, They rise on the winds, Below them the storm sings.   When ...

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Learn From Kites

Kites

The kites flutter in midair, Joyfully without any care, Against the winds they rise with such grace, Their fears dispelled without any trace.   True courage is like a kite, Over opposition it rides, Hold on to your goals, Pursue them till they turn to gold.   The optimist ponders how high his kite will fly, In life he doesn’t ...

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Second Chance

Second chance

We all make mistakes, That’s unavoidable for heaven’s sake, Mistakes help us to learn and grow, Remain strong no matter what life may throw.   Second chances do come our way, They present themselves to us every day, Every moment of our life is a second chance, Though it may not appear so at first glance.   Tomorrow when we ...

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Why Do We Get Goosebumps?

Goosebumps

Mr Goosebumps is a funny unpredictable fellow, He can appear when you are feeling mellow, And when you’re frightened or feeling cold, He may also make his call.   His real name is Cutis Anserina, But he is neither cute nor a ballerina, He answers to a lot of funny names, Goose flesh, goose pimples, chill bumps and  funky spots ...

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Hopelessness

Hopelessness

Hopelessness is a desolate place, When all avenues of hope have deserted us without a trace, It’s the last wrung in the ladder, Where nothing seems to matter.   Hopelessness is when we relinquish all desire to live, Even though life actually still has much to give, We don’t go there by choice, We give in to an inner voice. ...

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Laughter

Laughter

Laughter is like a breath of fresh air, Keeping our worries at bay, It’s an instant vacation, Helping us cope with our emotion.   A day without laughter is a day that goes to waste, Laughter adds joy and zest, Seven days without laughter makes one weak, So carry laughter with you throughout the week.   A hearty laugh gives ...

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