Tag: super short story

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…

The Patient

The Patient

(Written by Leo “PapaBear” Antazo) The stab wound was deep as he inspected it under a dim streetlight, just overlooking the alley, three blocks from the hospital.  “Fuck it” he thinks to himself. Good thing the assassin missed his liver. After dousing his wound with…

What Are You Afraid Of, God?

What Are You Afraid Of, God?

Lucifer enters Heaven one day to have a casual conversation with God. He does this every now and then to escape the humdrum landscape in Hell. “Hey G!” Lucifer sits on the grass, softest grass he has ever sat on, watching God sculpt something on…

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,…

See You When I See You

See You When I See You

I met him around 30 years ago. He was on the same bench where I was sitting, reading “The Catcher in the Rye” and eating a sandwich. I was crying because my favorite aunt died that morning. He handed me his handkerchief and half of…

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…

The Reunion

The Reunion

(Written by Ran Manansala) She left the airport to dine in the nearest café. Her fingers tapped the wooden top rhythmically, pout lips humming a tune. She could not help but reminisce. The smell of his aftershave lingered in her thoughts. The anticipation rose every…

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…

She Made Me Do It

She Made Me Do It

Right now, I hate her for coming into my life and with all her might tried to make me hike and climb. I spent so much on climbing gear and shoes just to please her but, I never used them. For thirty-five years, I have…