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The Homecoming: An elegy for MH17

No Comments// Posted in poem, reflection by on 08.22.14.

As I watch the news on the upcoming arrival of the 20 Malaysian remains of MH17, I feel this solemn sadness heaving my heart. I decided to immortalize them in an elegy and here’s what I wrote, in dedication to all the fallen heroes of MH17.   THE HOMECOMING : AN ELEGY FOR MH17 By […]


No Comments// Posted in Creative Writing, poem by on 06.25.13.

HEADS, HEARTS AND THINGAMAJIGS By Nor FS Thank you for lending me your broken dreams Mending my sublime longing for home My midnight dream is your morning glory Waddling along the milky reverie The departure was a bliss; I had been hanging too long, too much I need a break from breaking Heads, hearts and all thingamajigs Yesterdays are sweet […]


No Comments// Posted in Creative Writing, poem by on 12.13.12.

THE REQUIEM By Nor FS Perched on the river bank, he stared into the crimson sky Forehead lined with chalky beads of endearment With a child curving to the spine, gently asleep Rush of smoke dissipate into the suffocating river Where to go, I say? To the left, no Way to go. To the right, […]

I Wonder & Heir Conditioning

No Comments// Posted in e-classroom, english, english literature, heir conditioning, i wonder, jeannie kirby, learning, m shanmughalingam, PMR, poem by on 02.22.12.

For Form 2 students and teachers who are looking for PowerPoint materials on Jeannie Kirby‘s I Wonder and M. Shanmugalingam‘s Heir Conditioning, I would like to share the materials I’ve received from the Johor Bahru’s English Language Officer. For more English Lit materials, do check out my Slideshare‘s site. I Wonder – Jeannie Kirby View […]


2 Comments// Posted in poem, reflection by on 07.19.10.

“When things go wrong as they sometimes will;When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill;When the funds are low, and the debts are highAnd you want to smile, but have to sigh;When care is pressing you down a bit-Rest if you must, but do not quit.Success is failure turned inside out;The silver tint of the […]