Thursday, 9 June 2005

(written for the vigil opposing the death penalty in Singapore)

2005-05-09 - 10:40 p.m.
It was a little after I had my lunch when I heard the knock at the door. When I opened it, a polite man greeted me and passed me an envelope. Please collect the body within 24 hours, or it will be cremated. There was no room for shock. The whole week I had prepared myself for this. I did not let my hands tremble as I accepted the envelope ...

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