Nov 30, 2009
A Chinese expression which means working at something for so long that when you get home there is nothing left to eat but cold porridge. People sometimes give up comfort and pleasure for a greater good. They defer gratification for some distant goals/dreams. Eat your cold porridge now, so that you will have something better tomorrow, or the day after tomorrow, or the day after that. Dreams require self-sacrification!
Seterusnya, tugasan 'kotor' yang perlu kita lakukan adalah mendiskriminasikan penulisan baik dan buruk. Ia memerlukan kekuatan!
Nov 28, 2009
Bernedict Allen, an explorer.
Nov 27, 2009
Nov 24, 2009
To be a great human being, one should cultivate stumato in his/her daily life. As misery, calamity, chaos, confusion, malicious accusation are parts of our daily routine, one needs to contemplate the opposition of these negative or destructive events. Yes, you can only appreaciate, FEEL and understand the truth meaning of happiness when you contemplate (which originates from curiosity) and spiritually connected to the Higher Source.
Artistic people usually need a spark of conflict in their life because they understand the importance of conflict in inspiring creativity. To silently suffer and isolate themselves from the commonality is a wonderful journey of sfumato. (Taf Teh)
Nov 22, 2009
Curiosity is an initial stage of wonderment. The wondering creates void in our brain circuit and maybe, in our pumping heart. Thus, an act to fulfill the void marked by curiosity will lead to a rewarding learning process. A constant desire to perfecting the body of knowledge may result to a new or phenomenal discovery. However, at the end of the day, it is not the answer (whether right or wrong) that matter. It is the journey itself, the process of finding a sample of right answer that elevate us to be a superior being. Nevertheless, this process need to be carefully accompanied by reliable references and should be followed by self-contemplation. (Taf Teh)
Does complete/right answer exist?
Nov 21, 2009
Temple of Creative Manipulation
It is a morning capsule that energizes my day
It is an asylum factory that manufactures immeasurable ideas
It is a temple of creative manipulation that resonates my soul
It is an imaginative highway blessed with love
It is a constructive force for a mind stimulant
Puncak Alam: 8 Nov 2009
Note: I made four journeys to Puncak Alam between 1 Nov - 10 Nov (two of them were unnecessary) and fall in love with this unknown route. However, under an intense pressure during the third visit, I ruthlessly sabotaged my visit and started scribbling note, a minor portion was published here. I did enjoy the journey of this unknown route; it was an eye and mind opening experience.
Nov 16, 2009
Opinion and whining are extremely cheap nowadays. FB sucks!!! ~ Taf Teh
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Nov 14, 2009
It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even listen, only wait. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present itself to you for its unmasking, it can do no other, in ecstasy it will writhe at your feet. ~Franz Kafka
Nov 12, 2009
Nov 11, 2009
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Nov 9, 2009
There are only FIVE primary colours (blue, yellow, red, white and black) but their mixes and matches produce so many visuals that it is impossible to view all of them.
There are only FIVE basic flavours (sour, acrid, salt, sweet, and bitter) but their blends and mixtures produce so many tastes that it is impossible to savour all of them.
Nov 5, 2009
Nov 3, 2009
Lain pula ketika menulis. Untuk menulis saya perlu gemuruhkan perasaan dengan inspirasi dan idea. Proses menulis pula membuatkan denyut nadi saya lebih lambat. Gemuruh + lambat??? Ia ibarat enjin keretapi arang batu, amat bising tetapi bergerak perlahan. Tut tuuuuuuuuutttttttt. Dalam kes saya, yang bising jiwa. Yang perlahan, proses penulisan itu sendiri.
Realiti yang pahit, mencari masa untuk menulis telah menjadi satu proses yang amat sukar. Ia sesukar untuk mendapatkan pati oksigen yang perlu digerudi dari dasar laut.
One day, after being my real self, I text B*.
"It is the cliché in writing and abstract painting that will kill us. They create fake momentum."