Author Archives : septamellina

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Sesekali, aku berharap kita bertemu lebih awal. Mungkin baiknya begitu. Kau lebih dulu bertemu denganku sebelum dengan dia. Lalu kau tersenyum. Meninju bahuku. “Kau sinting,” katamu. Memang demikian adanya. Aku sinting. Kau tahu pasti soal itu. Jika kita waras, kita tidak bisa mencandu. Ketulusan ada pada hati yang gila. Kau diam. Membuang pandanganmu. Lalu pergi. “Dua puluh menit lagi dia…

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Today, She Listens To Her Favorite Song

They say, when you fall in love, you listen to the music. But when you’re broken and in despair, you understand the lyric. Today, she feels his presence. She listens to the music and tastes the lyric. She remembers his warm lips, and his voice, and his arms enveloped her body. Today, she listens to her favorite song for her mind filled with…

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[You Think] You’re Fine

But you’re not completely fine. You’re still wounded. Torn apart. You’re hopelessly desperate about the dream you haven’t pursued; the words you left unspoken; about an apology you never say; and the past love that hurts your heart and bones. With all of these things, you learn to accept the pain and mend the broken pieces. You embrace your fragility…

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Being Nobody And Having Nothing

One day, you’ll wake up in the morning and feel the peaceful silence. You will cherish the moment of being nobody and having nothing. That morning you’ll think about nothing. And nothing, nothing matters in the world. All of your possessions, fame, thoughts, and all the worldly wealth will mean nothing. They all vanish by the time you see the…

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On An Almost-Relationship

After years went by, I finally had that day when you knocked the door and opened up my heart, tearing down my arrogance.  You undressed my soul. I was naked as the walls I had built around me destroyed in a minute you came in. With all you imperfections and dark sides, you came to my rescue, making me believe…

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I Am Dating Your Mind

I’m dating your mind, for it is the only place I can see the beauty of a man and the true color of life.   P.S: Originally handwritten on August 12th, 2014 at MMC Hospital Jakarta, Room 503.

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