• raissa
  • 18. she/her. indonesian
  • intp. 4w5. virgo sun scorpio moon
  • i convey my mess in writings — my hands are doing the work my tongue keeps failing to do
  • though not that much of a devoting fan, i listen to a bunch of korean singers (svt, ateez, txt, bts)
  • i love building a friendship over common likings. don't hesitate to let me know if you share the same fondness over one (or more) of mine ~
dec 20 2021 ∞
feb 18 2022 +


  • pulang by leila s. chudori
  • melihat api bekerja by aan mansyur
  • on earth we're briefly gorgeous by ocean vuong
  • 9 dari nadira by leila s. chudori
  • perahu kertas by sapardi djoko damono
  • padang bulan (the dwilogy) by andrea hirata
  • chairil by hasan aspahani
  • circe by madeline miller
  • burung-burung manyar by y.b. mangunwijaya
  • pale blue dot by carl sagan


  • the theory of everything (2014) dir. james marsh
  • eternal sunshine of the spotless mind (2004) dir. michel gondry
  • la la land (2016) dir. damien chazelle
  • lady bird (2017) dir. greta gerwig
  • lilting (2014) dir. hong khaou
  • kartini (2017) dir. hanung bramantyo
  • cloud atlas (2012) dir. tom tykwer, lana wachowski, lilly wachowski
dec 20 2021 ∞
jan 30 2022 +

a series of good things about the city i'm learning to love. also a journey of adapting:

  • the lack of streetlights. remang-remang, that's what the streets of bandung are at night. it's romantic, in a way. as my mom had also said, "inderamu yang lain bisa kerja lebih kuat ketika minim cahaya. suara lawan bicaramu, wangi deterjennya."
  • the cold and the wind. i didn't survive a night without my windbreaker the whole time i was there. the act of holding hands felt different, too, as i naturally longed a little more for warmth. besides, what are our palms if not some warmth-transferring vessels? :')
  • a handful of secondhand bookstores, mostly from my dad's recommendations as they were the grip he held onto back in his college days. perhaps not as grand as kwitang & senen (now pasar kenari), but i'm grateful anyways.
dec 20 2021 ∞
jan 27 2022 +