do or do not, there is no try.

The sun overhung above me, shining mercilessly on me, scorching the air that I breathed. I was heaving heavily as I reached my 3rd km mark, my body was shouting out for me to quit, to take a rest, and to stop running. Stopping was never an option for me because once I stopped for […]

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Shaolin Monk

At the wee hours of the morning, even before the sun peeked over the horizon, we were awakened by the morning gong that was sounded everyday at 4 a.m. without failure, even when there were hailstorms. We were assigned with duties of collecting water- we have to hike our way down the hill to the […]

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I WANT TO RUN!

Running has been in my blood for a long time. Ever since I was in my early high school years, I ran besides of playing football because I needed some way to increase my stamina. I had a lot of power but if I could not use them effectively and consistently for a long period […]

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Intention

Tap, tap, tap… Tap, tap, tap… Typing more, Creating more, Under controlled circumstances. Emptiness, A sudden pang. Weariness, A lingering effect. Staring into the four walls, Neglecting the suction, The drainage of my life force. This walk has not been easy. Fallen many times. Did not get up many times. Did not attempt many times. […]

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Damned Katana

Unsheathing the katana in the pelting rain, I stood singularly where the lightning had pock-marked its existence, beads of tears, sweat, rain rolled down my cheeks, I was uncertain of my power. The sea of dead bodies, swilled with blood and cuts, it was all my doings, the conscience kicked my hard, deluging my eyes with the […]

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Red

Gravity was devoid, the atmosphere was pressurised, crushing me into smithereens if I took off this suit. It was a training, we were going to be the fighters of all conditions. Grueling, gruesome it was, I clenched my fist, bit my teeth to endure all the fortifications implied to my body. My limitless pertinacity persevered […]

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