Literary Fiction

January 26, 2019

"Admit it," he said. "I don't want you to regret this. Not in this lifetime."

Yet her heart didn't want to. What was she afraid of? 

"I have no intention of marrying you."

"It's been four years Katherine. Don't our relationship mean anything to you - before...

October 2, 2018

We don’t have mirrors in the house. Mama said Satan lives in it. She said he’ll take us with him if we stared at it for too long and we’ll be stuck on the other side, unable to return home. She told me this every night before bedtime since I was four, as a reminder to...

October 1, 2018

I stared down at him in his white coffin. He laid there; still, motionless, lifeless, and cold. He resembled a rag doll – the rag doll he bought me on my tenth birthday. I’m nineteen. This is the third day of his funeral; his skin, especially the forearms were wrinkled...

September 27, 2018

Clang! Clang! Clang!

Orange and green-ade marbles stranded in all directions and bounced repeatedly, vibrating in its place, until nothingness. Yesterday was galaxy and princess marbles; second on the list of favourites. Tomorrow is Lutz and oxblood – the first on the l...

September 26, 2018

I sat on the ledge of the roof, gazing at the horizons of the rural landscape. Calming yet heartwrenching to look at. I have no reason to live anymore. A frail old woman in her seventies appeared and put her hands together. Soon, the entire village came. They were befo...

September 21, 2018

They called her Carrie. That wasn’t her real name. Everyone knew it wasn't. But that was what the townsfolk called those whom they feared for she possessed some sort of mystical presence or powers. It's what the masses did, to make her feel inferior, where they felt li...

August 25, 2018

The boy held hands with his mother as they took a leisure stroll down the street housed with various shops on the sidewalk selling tea, jewellery, textiles, furniture, vintage, coffee, bread, pastries, and candy.

They did this every day throughout the seasons after din...

August 1, 2018

“I can’t see a thing.” I panicked as I placed my hands out in mid-air, afraid that I might stumble and fall flat on my face or touch anything without knowing what.

“Come on, babe. Keep moving,” Eric said. “It’s Truth or Dare, and you picked Dare.”

“You just had to blindf...

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