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Merah Putih

Gw sama Indonesia itu ibarat dua sejoli dalam love and hate relationship. Gw terlahir di tanah yang diperjuangkan orang-orang terdahulu. Nggak keitung berapa juta nyawa hilang untuk itu. Gw bersyukur gw nggak perlu lagi bawa bambu runcing untuk merebut negeri ini dari tangan penjajah. Sejak sebelum nikah gw mulai "berteman" dengan birokrasi dua negara. Birokrasi dari Belanda, tentu saja tidak seribet birokrasi di negeri ini. Segala macam email akan segera dibalas dan dibantu untuk dihubungkan ke pihak terkait atau yang menangani itu. Bahkan untuk permintaan Schengen visa tipe kunjungan keluarga di masa pandemik ini diberikan high priority dan email dibalas dalam sekejap. Sedangkan di Indonesia, aaahhh yaaa gitu dehh.

Tapi, nggak akan pernah gw pungkiri tiap kali gw denger lagu Indonesia Raya gw selalu mewek. Tiap kali liat bendera Indonesia, gw diam sebentar  berterima kasih atas nikmat bisa tinggal di negeri ini tanpa perlu memegang senjata. Gw bener-bener marah saat suami g…

Dear men

Dear men outside there,
You were created to love and protect us, women
You are stronger than us, women
You are have much more responsibilities than us, women
You are born to be a leader of us, womenAnd who we are?
We are women that always need your protection
Need to be loved by you, men
Need to be treated gently by you, menSometimes, you always want a beautiful woman beside you
You want a smart woman
A woman who are good at cooking
A woman who could handle and educate your kids
A woman who could attract you in physically looks
A woman who always looks cute and adorable
Even maybe sexy and gorgeous everytimeAnd what we want from men?
A man who will always keep their words
A man who never breaks their words
A man who are not only promising, but proving Do we need sweet words and promises from you?
Yes, women will fall for you more when you whisper sweet words in their ears
Yes, women loves to hear itBut for me, who have mathematical mindset on me, I dont need sweet words or promises
T…