Monthly Archives: January 2016

‘Shadow under the Rain Tree’ was published by Anak Sastra

I was delighted to receive an email from Anak Sastra on 25 January 2016 to inform me that my short story ‘The Shadow under the Rain Tree’ would be published in Anak Sastra Issue 22 at the end of Jan 2016. I … Continue reading

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Durian dream

For the ‪#‎MYWritersPoetryPrompt‬ in the ##‎MYWriters‬ FB group, I decided to do something fun for the end of January 2016 – I put up the word prompt ‘Durian’, since a fellow writer was lamenting that there were very few poems written about this … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #80 Style&Fresh

This week is RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge No. 80. The two word prompts are ‘style’ and ‘fresh’. By the way, 8 is an auspicious number (according to Chinese traditions) – it symbolises prosperity. 🙂 The two word prompts got me … Continue reading

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Spending time

This week, Haiku Horizons reached its landmark 100th post! 😀  Best of all, it’s still going strong. The word prompt for this week is ‘spend’. I wrote a haiku about making the effort to spend time with loved ones. It is strange, … Continue reading

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Friends by chance

I saw an interesting picture in an impromptu poetry prompt yesterday, and decided to write something about it. I scribbled my poem on a piece of paper and it was ready in 15 minutes. 🙂  Here’s the picture and the … Continue reading

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Life’s an illusion

Haiku Horizons is at lucky number 99 this week. Well, at least from the Chinese point of view – the number 9 represents longevity. This means Haiku Horizons is celebrating double longevity. 🙂 So, I hope Haiku Horizons will be around … Continue reading

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Fresh aspirations

With the New Year, comes new beginnings, new experiences, and new challenges. Let’s welcome them with open arms, and with the passing of each challenge, grow to be better and wiser, as well as more resourceful and resilient. Wishing everybody … Continue reading

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