A Narrative Essay from Minangkabau land, “The Bright Sun in Ulak Karang”


This essay is completely personal in tone and is actually one of my assignments for the course Advanced Composition in SIUE. The name of the lecturer is Dr. Anushiya Ramaswamy. I had a great class with her. I guess that all students were happy to study with her, too. You may give respond to this … Continue reading A Narrative Essay from Minangkabau land, “The Bright Sun in Ulak Karang”

Short Story – “An Empty Room”


A short story by Syayid, year 2008 There was a walk I was passing by. It was late in the night. I felt so cold as my dresses were so wet by the rain, falling hard outside. The wind takes my hat away. I tried to keep it to be always in my head. 'Till … Continue reading Short Story – “An Empty Room”

The bird and the farmer (a short story)


>The bird and the farmer One day, a farmer walked down in a green grass with his horse. He saw a small bird pain in the ground. He took the bird and brought it home.Years were passed and the bird became stronger and stronger. The daddy farmer was busy with his works and never care … Continue reading The bird and the farmer (a short story)