Ahmad Shiddiqi

Rookie (March 7,1974 / Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia)

Wayang Kulit - Poem by Ahmad Shiddiqi

the unique world of myths
symbols and religious beliefs
most difficult to understand
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Comments about Wayang Kulit by Ahmad Shiddiqi

  • (1/17/2009 9:22:00 AM)


    I am learning a lot through your poems. Before reading your poem I searched the internet for an explanation of the meaning of Wayang Kulit and discovered an explanation of shadow puppets. It helped me appreciate the thoroughness and emphases of your poem. The dalang is certainly a talented person. You make a good point in your ending (ability to poke fun at everyone) . Of course, I am thinking of politicians. (Report) Reply

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  • (9/10/2008 9:02:00 PM)


    More words of magic. Do you have at least a 200-IQ? Mere thoughts create brilliant mind trips! Carol (Report) Reply

  • (9/3/2008 7:44:00 AM)


    Your write reminds me of my younger days when I watch wayang kulit with my siblings.Those were the days that I truly enjoy the best part of my life i.e. childhood.Fantastic write Ahmad! (Report) Reply








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