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Where are you going?


I am going.
Will you follow?
But it is a lie.

You promise?
You won’t leave me?

But it is a lie.
Where are you going?
A silent stare.
I am going.

Take my hand.
A tear falls.
Come, I am going.
No! I cannot go.

But you promised.
I lied!
Take my hand.
Come. I am going.

Where are you going?
Only silence.
Then, come with me.
First, Tell me where.

You know!
No, I don’t.
Take my hand.
I am going.

By C.E. Pereira



I'm a Eurasian of Portuguese, English, Scottish and Malay heritage. And my extended family are of Chinese and Indian heritage. In recent years, the younger generation have added on to include spouses from the Philippines, Nigeria and Russia. My world is made up of different colours like the rainbow. And like the rainbow I am unique. Reading is my form of relaxation, to escape from the drudgery of daily life and enter into a world of the imagination. It is the love of reading that has led me to try my hand in writing short stories and poems. I hope that in some way my stories and poems will take you for a little while away from the drudgery of the present into the pages of imagination. To new friends found, I bid you, Welcome. Sincerely, C.E. Pereira

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