Broadly embraced as one of the finest poets and painters in South East Asia, he recently said, “I felt everyone has the freedom to create their own poetry… what is important is the poem, not the theory.

Do visit the Voyage – Kembara exhibition for what time it has left. The colours are a lot more than just mind blowing. “It is best to read me – whether poetry or art – than attempt to understand me”, said Latiff Mohidin. Now I know what Pak Usop (a close friend of Latiff) meant by every artist have their own unique colours.

But then, it’s just my own way of perceiving the whole thing.