Of course u can live without me...
cause the air that u breathe is me...
the blood that running thru your vein is me...

I'm in you and you're in me..,
we're unseparable

so, never say you'll die without me,
cause you'll take me with you


Dear Meita,

After carefully reading and discussing your poem, our Selection Committee has certified your poem as a semi-finalist in our International Open Poetry Contest. Your poem will automatically be entered into the final competition held on August 2006. As a semi-finalist, you now have an excellent chance of winning one of 104 cash or gift prizes --including the $1,000.00 Grand Prize. You may even wint the $10,000.00 Annual Grand Prize! We wish you the best of luck as you compete for these prizes in the coming weeks.


Managing Editor.

P.S. Meita, you should be genuinely proud of your accomplishment. Of thousand of poems we read each year, only a fraction can be published. We are pleased that 'Without Me' will be featured on a page by itself in this classic publication.

P.P.S As a poet chosen for publication, you will also be eligibleto attend The International Society of Poets Summer Convention and Symposium, to be held at the legendary Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV, July 20-23, 2006. Keep the date, a formal invitation will be sent to you soon.

heheh...keren kerenn...



  1. Hati-hati, Mei...

    At first I had seriously wanted to congratulate you, since it would seem very amazing and the poem is IMHO nice for its own merit.

    But then I googled "International Open Poetry Contest."

    And found

    And Wikipedia's entry about


    But Hey!

    For what its worth (FWIW), I think this poem of yours is nice. I love how it juggles between the two extremes of attachment as induced by romantic love. And how the love-bond is symbolically represented by our biological life signals (blood, breath). Among other things :)

  2. And one more from, a site trying to write a poem so bad that it won't be chosen as a "semi-finalist".

    Does this mean if my poem was accepted, that my poem is BAD?
    Absolutely not. It just means your poem was accepted. Nothing more, nothing less.

  3. Hahaha..yeah I know!
    Completely know that, cause I got the same package years ago too,

    and they send the exact same letters to me :) But hey, since there's no more Indonesia as a country in the list, so I'm using my friend's address...

    And wonder if they actually send the same package I got years ago, then voila! YES, they sent it to my friend


    thanks dear ferdi:) for actually make the efforts to find all the information about it! I'm touched! and I'm blessed to have such a great friend like YOU!!