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Memilih Mana: Cinta Pencipta atau Cinta Cinta?

Bagi saya yang rajin menjadi pengunjung gereja setiap minggunya, judul diatas pasti menjadi sungguh kontroversial. Pemeluk agama, siapapun mereka, pasti tanpa berpikir panjang akan menjawab lugas: “saya memilih mencinta Pencipta saya.” Jawaban berikut adalah lumrah; dimana menurut saya, sejatinya jawaban seperti apapun adalah lumrah. Saya bukan berkapasitas menilai benar atau salah atas pilihan orang lain. Di Indonesia, fenomena seperti ini …

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Date A Girl Who Writes

Date a girl who writes because she will be able to recall in detail the dialog between you two, and while it gets you in trouble, it’s endearing and sweet at the same time that she remembers. This also forces you to choose your words carefully and you will become an expert in diction. Date …

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Strange Girl

There are a hundred things she has tried to chase away, the things she won’t remember, and that, she can’t even let herself think about because that’s when the birds scream, and the worms crawl, and somewhere in her mind it’s always raining a slow and endless drizzle. You will hear that she has left …

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Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

Truth for anyone is a very complex thing. For a writer, what you leave out says as much as those things you include. What lies beyond the margin of the text? The photographer frames the shot; writers frame their world. Mrs Winterson objected to what I had put in, but it seemed to me that …

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Why You Keep Coming Back

Because you’re addicted. Because you know exactly what Edward meant when he called Bella his own “personal brand of heroin” and you’re ashamed to admit you feel that way. Because you’re like a moth to the flame with this person, because you know you’ll get hurt in the end and yet. Because a part of …

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