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Postby Global Citizen » Tue, 24 Oct 2006 1:15 am

Alfian Sa'at, a local writer and poet wrote something about the above on his website which I particularly like and his piece also reflects on issues that some here may recognise all too well. I'm posting it here as we have a fair number of locals on this board.

http://alfian.diaryland.com/scholar.html
One man's meat is another's poison.

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Postby Pinky » Thu, 26 Oct 2006 4:52 am

Excellent truthful pieces..

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Thu, 26 Oct 2006 11:35 pm

I don't know if his writing is meant to be fictitious but the one about the girl certainly reminded me of a journalist here. Don't know who the boy could be referring to though.

Well written pieces which I enjoyed reading, thanks GC.

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Postby Pinky » Fri, 27 Oct 2006 6:11 am

Could be a reference to anyone really, saw a lot of them during my undergrad days..

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Postby Global Citizen » Fri, 27 Oct 2006 7:28 pm

His observations are right on the mark and his writing's pretty good. Have any of read his other stuff?
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Postby Pinky » Fri, 27 Oct 2006 10:10 pm

Bit of a background on the author: http://www.literaturfestival.com/bios1_3_6_599.html

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Postby fefe » Sat, 28 Oct 2006 1:43 am

Wow... I like his writings. What a talented guy!


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