Ali Kristianto Budiman

Rookie (25-12-1988 / Jakarta)

Evidence Of Existence - Poem by Ali Kristianto Budiman

Will these words fade as the time goes by?
Will I be welcome here after this long goodbye?

This time is ticking,
And I’m still struggling
This is too much for me to take
Sooner or later I will bend and break

If I cant tame this wild chaotic world
These words will be the only thing I can hold
If I cant adapt and cope
Let this be my only hope

Even if now has become the past
I hope these words would last
If I cant no longer be found, any time or distance
Let this incomplete cartography find my evidence of existence


Comments about Evidence Of Existence by Ali Kristianto Budiman

  • (4/2/2006 4:14:00 AM)


    Words like these never fade, Ali. Lovely poem. Susie. (Report) Reply

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  • (4/1/2006 11:49:00 AM)


    Ali I agree with David and Duncan both of them know what they are talking about. They are both very good poets. they have found a young sprouting poet and I have too, don't let any one discourage you/just let the pen do the work if you do this the pen will take over and you will become a true poet, like Dunan and David. cheers Sylvie (Report) Reply

  • (4/1/2006 4:34:00 AM)


    Amazing! A seed of something beautiful contained in something very painful.You have the poets gift of being able to really move the reader.Love Duncan (Report) Reply

  • (3/31/2006 8:11:00 PM)


    Evidence will long last for generations. This bittersweet memories we keep as evidence to the others of our existence.A very emotional poem Ali. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 31, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 1, 2006


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