Tag: short stories

The Curio Shop

The Curio Shop

(Written by VL Cabagua) The boy looked through the window of the dingy dilapidated store front. Old leather bound books caked in dust lined the shelves. Tiny trinkets and knick-knacks are strewn about on various tables in the middle of the shop. The faded chipped…

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…

Heartbreak

Heartbreak

(Written by Leo “PapaBear” Antazo) Jake’s heart was racing as he drove like a madman. He tried to bite back the tears but it was no use. He was practically sobbing as he nearly collided with a delivery truck on the highway. He didn’t care.…

The World Wide Web was Down for a Week

The World Wide Web was Down for a Week

That day, no one understood what happened. All of a sudden no one can’t connect to the World Wide Web. The disaster pulled everyone’s lives into a record-scratch stop. It was a Monday. All over the world, meetings were held, the experts were called, forced…

Emergency Button

Emergency Button

They both stepped inside the elevator when it stopped on the 18th floor. It smelled of sweat and that lingering smell of cumin in Mexican food. “What the…it smells like shit in here.” She said as she took her mirror out of her bag and…

Let’s Do This

Let’s Do This

(Written by Leo “Papa Bear” Antazo) Karel feels his back spasm as he is once again tackled after a four-yard run into the Hurricanes’ red zone. He is helped up by two of his teammates who pat him on his helmet. “Good run!” Czar says…

Enjoying the Rain

Enjoying the Rain

(Written by Leo “Papa Bear” Antazo) I’m glad it’s raining. I’ve always enjoyed taking baths in the rain while running up and down the streets of our old house. I was ten years old and my mum would be yelling, telling me to get inside.…

A Perfect Match

A Perfect Match

She clasped her cellphone with clammy hands. She has never done anything like this before. A matching service. But she has decided and nervously fills up an online form. Revealing every single detail of her private life. It might work. She may find happiness after…

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…

A Talk With Mum

A Talk With Mum

(Written by Leo “Papa Bear” Antazo) The sun is bright and the trees are swaying ever so slightly in the soft breeze. I take a seat next to the most beautiful woman in the world. “Hi Mum. It’s been a while. Where to start? Well,…