Bekabuluh is Labodalih Sembiring, a freelance features reporter for English-language publications (published feature articles listed herehere, and here), a writer of fictions in English and Indonesian, an amateur photographer, a translator with Ganggang Biru Language Consulting, a creative writing lecturer, and a gardener at his rooftop. yes, he can’t stay still; some elders believe it’s because mommy kept a pet monkey when she had him.

Actually, “bekabuluh” is the name of a traditional batak karonese woven cloth for male. you can see labodalih wearing one in the above photo.

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