POEM: All Right, Good Night

All right, Good night Sweet dreams, Sleep Tight Words we say On a daily basis To our dearly beloveds Safe travels,  See you soon, Our Good byes Are not supposed to be Final Farewells Everyday exchanges We share So much we take For granted Cherishing our own security While consoling others' loss As days struggle into weeks Time sharpens the anguish Uncertainty gnaws into sanity Still, answers elude All we can do is hope against ...

Poem: Fearless Ascends

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend   I used to dread  Seeing you Used to hate The power you Held over me Twisting me From the inside out Letting me breathe Just enough So I remain conscious Of every pain and suffering   Yes, you wanted me To FEEL everything You pulled all the strings I was a mere puppet   I walked no further  Than my comfort zone I saw no more Than my little window In this prison ...

Poem: The Brilliant Carcass

No amount of concealer Will hide the bruises No foundation Will quite cover the pain No red lipstick Will match the blood Dripping from inside   In the asylum of mind There are battered walls Punctured by screams The cracks on windows Mirror the scars They will never heal They are wounds No one will see or hear   Do I look pretty? Am I thin enough? Will this make me desirable? Should I let ...

Poem: My Darling Child

My Dearest Child As much as it pains me I have to watch you Crawl through this Like how you learnt Your very first walk As much it tears me I can't banish Your fears or suffering I can't make them Disappear As much as I want to I can't do it for you You'll have to find  Your own strength Your own courage Because  When you do You will come To believe ...

How Fearless Shirley Got Hooked

Today, I got "Hooked". It was my  turn to be in the "Hot Seat" of 5 X 5. In other words, I had the great pleasure and honour to be featured in "5 x 5 with The Hook". I cannot thank HOOK enough for having me over. I had such a wonderful time being his guest that I ...

Fearless Dating Advice from The Asian Playboy

Today, we are very honoured to have the famous Dating Coach aka Asian Playboy, Mr. JT Tran, in the house. JT has graciously taken time out from his busy schedule to Skype with me. So, kindly consider this to be our 3rd session in the Fearless Dating Advice for Men series. If you would like to ...

My Fearless Valentine Wish

I remember when I was much younger (let's not make me count backwards here), Valentine's Day was like a HUGE deal for me. It was my absolute favourite day after Chinese New Year and Christmas. Yes, we Asians value Chinese New Year (CNY) more than Christmas. Because during CNY, we get $$$ that comes in red ...

A Fearless Milestone for Huffington Post UK

Today marks a very personal and fearless milestone for me in terms of my social media work, and my publishing and writing journey. I got published in Huffington Post UK, and has been accepted as one of their team of bloggers. My first post with Huff Post UK is all "tongue in cheek", of which you (my ...

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