The Unexpected Visit

The Unexpected Visit

(Written by Faust Romanus) Prospero was flabbergasted upon the sudden arrival of his grandmother past midnight when the whole town was dark and lifeless. It was unusual for someone to suddenly arrive past midnight in their town because there was a city regulation to cut…

Honey I’m Home

Honey I’m Home

“Honey, I’m home!” I called out into the darkness and turned on the lights to my apartment. I laughed at myself. I have always lived alone as long as I can remember. Even when I was in a relationship, I don’t let my boyfriends sleep…

The Roadtrip

The Roadtrip

(Written by Leo “Papa Bear” Antazo) “Ah, this is the life.” I say to myself as I cruise along Highway 85 with the top down. This is such an awesome car by the way. Who would think I would be able to acquire this nice…

Worth It

Worth It

(Written by Leo “Papa Bear” Antazo) “The hell?” Brian said to himself as he noticed three new cuts on his face and several more on his hands. Did I cut myself shaving the other day? He put these thoughts aside as the cuts weren’t even…

Adobo

Adobo

(Written by Leo “Papa Bear” Antazo) “I’m famished.” Jason thought to himself as he got off the jeep and started to walk home.  All day, he has been thinking about the adobo his grandmother said she would prepare for him.  He can almost smell the…

Afraid of the Dark

Afraid of the Dark

(Written by Leo “Papa Bear” Antazo) “I’m afraid of the dark” Anne said to Tom as he was leading her into an alley just behind the bar where they met.  “You don’t have to worry. It won’t take long” Tom said as he grasped Anne’s…

Realization

Realization

(Written by Leo “Papa Bear” Antazo) My head hurts. I can feel my temples throbbing like a jackhammer going through concrete. I can feel it blasting into my ears and even into my mouth. Try as I might,  I cant even get my hands to…

The Taxi Driver

The Taxi Driver

“Sir, I have been waiting for 15 minutes. I am very late. I am sorry but I will report this. If Grab wasn’t so damn expensive, I would have gotten one instead. ” I blurted out as soon as I got inside the taxi. I…

Here Comes The…

Here Comes The…

(Written by Ran Manansala) Things you love dearly can kill you. The dull bell rang. I had to work. I was to attend a wedding today. How peculiar. I’ve never collected during one. Though I wanted to change for the occasion, it didn’t matter. No…

He Went Missing

He Went Missing

She hated him for a hundred reasons but most of all she hated him for messing up her face. For Christmas, she gave him a shirt two sizes bigger, he hit her on the forehead with a remote control. She needed 8 stitches. On his…