Sugata - Serene Smile

One Thing She Knows Best

She still remembers the last time as if she was experiencing it for the first.

The upper tiles are hot, burning her feet with the need to jump straight to the water. The pool is clear blue. The surrounding is strangely calming. She has one pool caretaker, one security, and four-unit family group for her company. Quickly, she changes clothes. Sun is crawling for its peak of the day.

Her spirit soars. If she's going to do it here, better make it enjoyable. The first policy is: enthusiasm should never gets old.

Water splash embraces her as she lands, gloriously loud, to the familiarly comforting fluid.

For a while, hand and legs move, adapting themselves to the change of surrounding. It feels so good to be welcomed back in the momentum where you would just swim through and let them all—hesitations, worries, uneasiness, uncertainties—flow.

A content, smiling figure emerges from the water. She stands up, her feet touching pool tiles. She holds her head high. A few years back, she might find it's hard to do so without getting the water choking up her throat. Oh, how fast time flies, how unassumingly she grows.  The sky, after all this time, still looks like a vast, brilliantly beautiful canvas.

As she dives her way back, she renews her promises. She will pave the fate in faith. From the heart, she swears to paint again.

And she knows God knows, that their little, private reunion will not be anything but purposeful.

pool

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Fin

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Hakuren - Bright

IFA 2011: Kami Kembali!

Kerja sama didasari oleh rasa percaya. Apresiasi dilandasi oleh rasa cinta.

Memajukan fanfiksi berbahasa Indonesia adalah tujuan utama diadakannya Indonesian Fanfiction Awards atau IFA. Bermula dari IFA 2008 yang diadakan di Infantrum, kini IFA telah mencapai generasi keempat.

Tahun ini, IFA 2011 kembali hadir di tengah-tengah penikmat fanfiksi di dunia maya. Atensi dan partisipasi dari semua pemilih pada IFA 2010 lalu sungguh berarti bagi segenap panitia, juri, maupun humas. Tak ada kebahagiaan yang lebih besar bagi pihak penyelenggara selain tercapainya pemerataan penghargaan bagi karya-karya terapik serta penulis-penulis terbaik dari berbagai fandom.

Sebagai penulis, pembaca, maupun sebagai juri IFA (periode 2010 dan 2011), saya percaya, ada banyak bantuan yang bisa disumbangkan untuk menyukseskan event tahunan ini. Pertajam radar, eratkan jejaring, dan temukanlah penulis dan karya yang pantas disokong sampai akhir! Persiapkanlah nominasi secepatnya, karena satu suara sangatlah berarti. Panitia akan menampung. Humas akan membimbing. Juri akan menilai. Dan Anda sekalian, para (calon) pemilih, akan menentukan siapa jawaranya! Jangan lewatkan kesempatan untuk menjadi pemilih yang cerdas!

Segera libatkan diri Anda dalam ajang apresiasi fanfiksi paling bergengsi ini! Join
grup IFA di Facebook, follow juga IFA 2011 di Twitter. Tertarik untuk menjadi penyebar kabar baik? Baca keterangan lengkap di akun resmi IFA di Fanfiction.net, lalu daftarkan diri sebagai humas untuk fandom yang Anda minati!

Banyak cara dalam menjalin kerja sama.

Banyak cara untuk menunjukkan rasa cinta.

Kami percaya, segalanya akan sempurna dengan partisipasi Anda.

Tunggu apa lagi? Anda selalu dinanti.
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Lelouch and C.C - Not Alone

Kepingan Kenangan ~tribut untuk Kawakami Tomoko~




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"Let your memories grow stronger and stronger, till they're before your eyes.
You'll come back when they call you. No need to say goodbye."

 
~The Call - Regina Spector~

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Setelah 4 semester menimba ilmu di Fakultas Ilmu Komunikasi, saya jadi menyadari bahwa ada kalanya kata-kata tidak mampu menggambarkan keseluruhan makna. Kata-kata tidak selamanya mampu menangkap esensi peristiwa. Selalu ada rasa di setiap hati manusia yang jauh melampaui itu semua. Namun, tidak berarti kata-kata sama sekali tidak berguna, bukan? Dengan caranya, kata-kata mampu mengabadikan sehingga sesuatu tidak terlupa.

Sejak Senin, 6 Juni lalu, saya mencoba melepaskan diri (untuk sementara) dari kesibukan di fandom anime/manga. Maklum, saat UAS, saya tidak ingin memikirkan hal-hal di luar mata kuliah yang harus dipelajari. Hari Kamis khususnya menjadi hari yang paling melelahkan. Selain karena nyaris tidak tidur sedikit pun, UAS 2 mata kuliah di hari itu benar-benar menyita waktu dan pikiran. Saya lega sekali ketika hari Kamis berakhir. Keesokan harinya, segala urusan saya di bagian kependidikan kampus pun lancar, sehingga saya bisa mengikuti UAS Komunikasi Antar Pribadi dengan tenang. Satu demi satu beban mulai terangkat. Hati terasa begitu ringan, seolah tak ada yang bisa menghancurkan semangat saya. Jumat malam itu, saya tertidur pulas setelah beberapa malam tidur dalam keadaan gelisah.

Sabtu pagi saya sambut dengan riang. Setelah menyerahkan tugas akhir Fotografi, saya dan teman-teman akan mengunjungi rumah Bob dan Louise, fasilitator kami di Creative English Club. Seperti biasanya, setelah bangun tidur saya segera mengecek email, FFN, Facebook, dan Twitter. Penasaran karena sudah agak lama tidak ber-sms ria dengan
[info]rizuka , saya pun membuka TimeLine-nya.

Shock. Itulah reaksi pertama ketika mendapati berita kematian Kawakami Tomoko di sana.

Kami mencintaimu. Dahulu, kini, dan nanti.Collapse )
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LRaito - You Call It Love

Sebelum Terlambat, MARI VOTING!

Saya tahu post pemberitahuan ini super duper telat, tetapi sebagai sesama author saya tergerak untuk mengingatkan. :D

Masa voting Indonesian Fanfiction Awards 2010 telah dibuka! Silahkan memilih karya-karya yang Anda anggap pantas dibanggakan!

Satu suara sangat berarti! :DCollapse )
Nah, karena panitia sudah merangkum semuanya dengan baik, yang perlu kita lakukan sekarang adalah memastikan event tahunan ini berjalan sukses! Caranya tentu saja dengan memberi apresiasi yang layak didapatkan oleh fanfic/author yang berkualitas.


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SugataTakutoWako - Happy Three Friends

Put It Into Words...

Hi, dear F-list! How's life? :D

I know I've promised to do this meme, but I keep forgetting due to midterm exams and assignments. Fortunately,
[info]a1y_puff reminded me about it yesterday, so here we go. Take your pick, guys! Of course I'll be happy if you do all of them! ♥

Ready #1

One little compliment can make you feel amazing. So give me a compliment, anything in the entire world, even that my shoelaces are pretty. Put this in your journal. And once you get some comments, put that entry in a memory or tag and when you are feeling down just go to that entry and this will remind how great you are.

Get set... #2

Go to my userpics and find:
1. One icon that makes you automatically think of me.
2. One icon that you think I should TOTALLY use more often.
3. One icon that you don't get/needs more explanation/you have no idea why the hell I have it.
4. Comment using an icon of yours that you LOVE, and tell me why you picked THAT one too.

GO! #3

01. Give me a nickname and explain why you picked it.
02. How long have you known me?
03. When and how did we first meet?
04. What was your first impression?
05. Do you still think that way about me now?
06. What do you think my weakness is?
07. Do you think I'll get married?
08. What makes me happy?
09. What makes me sad?
10. What reminds you of me?
11. If you could give me anything, what would it be?
12. How well do you know me?
13. Have you ever wanted to tell me something but couldn't?
14. Do you think I could kill someone?
15. Describe me in one word.
16. Do you think our friendship is getting stronger, weaker, or staying the same?
17. Do you feel that you could talk to me about anything and I would listen?
18. Are you going to put this on your LiveJournal and see what I say about you?


I know the third one is long and tiring, but it's never too late to strengthen our bonds, right? :D

By the way, I'm already on the halfway of the fifth volume of Durarara!! novel, thanks to
[info]anni_fiesta -sama's translation. So far it's exciting, as usual, although I'm still thinking the fourth volume is way more enjoyable. You guys maybe already know that I'm totally enamored by Shinra x Celty. This volume has just cemented my belief even more. As if it's just a normal thing that any human can desire, Shinra wants to have a happy family with his honey Celty.


I found my heart melt when I was reading that part. They even haven't aren't married, but their love is so strong, mature, and transcendental. So true and sincere. The fact that Celty keeps reminding herself not to get Shinra into great danger is really sweet too. She's fully aware her job as underground courier lately drags her to darkest sides of Ikebukuro, especially because Shiki's role gets even more prominent. I know that guy does fishy, dangerous stuffs. I only hope he doesn't try to separate my favorite couple by any means. Speaking of Kishitani family, where the hell are Shingen and Emilia? God, if Narita-sensei write a spin-off about those four I'd definitely go to fangirl heaven! XDD

In addition, now I'm determined to finish Working!!.
Welcome to Wagnaria! Here we serve madness! XDCollapse )
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SugataTakutoWako - Happy Three Friends

We've Found It!

VIVA LA FURIA ROJA!!! ♥ ♥ ♥

I'm overwhelmed with joy, and I know all of Spain supporters feel the same. Me and my mother screamed like crazy when Spain managed to score 1-0. Ha! That was the true manifestation of fortitude and fighting spirit!! XDD

HELL YEAH WE HAVE FOUND THE WINNER!
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SugataTakutoWako - Happy Three Friends

Being 19

Aaaah~ finally I can go online again today! My head was throbbing like crazy yesterday, and Mom was not feeling really well. So no fancy birthday party, I opted staying at home for the rest of the day to take care of her. Thankfully she's gotten better and can go to work today.

Aside from severe headaches, I got many well wishes and kind words from my beloved friends. Thank you so much for everything, guys! I was overwhelmed with gratitude you have no idea. 
[info]shizuka_lizzie wrote me Human, while [info]isumi_ilde dedicated her A Proof of Existence for my birthday. I feel so LOVED! *hugs*

Before this joyful June ends, I think I've found another OTP to love. Welcome to my list of doom, LelouchC.C! ♥ ♥
Tieria - Subtle Smile

Writer's Block: King of Pop

Which Michael Jackson album, if any, has influenced you the most?



HIStory--I heard it for the first time when I was like... five? And I have been loving it ever since. It contains some of Michael's best tracks: Scream, They Don't Care About Us, Stranger in Moscow, Earth Song, Childhood... and the one and only You Are Not Alone. Whenever I hear You Are Not Alone, be it in happiness or sadness, it always calm me down. I feel Michael's presence strongly and I cherish every tune, every melody he had poured into that song. To me, his music will always be the loveliest piece.

Great grief washed over me (and all of his fans) when he passed away one year ago, however, I want to immortalize his joyous share of love not by crying, but by smiling and changing life for the better.

Rest in peace, Michael.

I love you, always do, always will.
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SugataTakutoWako - Happy Three Friends

Indonesian Fanfiction Awards 2009: Para Juara Terungkap! XD

Waktu berlalu bagai terbang! 2010 menanti kita, para author, untuk sebuah awal yang lebih menantang.

Tarik nafas dan mulailah berlari, namun sebelum melajukan kaki, mari kita napak tilas prestasi-prestasi yang telah diukir di tahun 2009.

and the winners are... Collapse )
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