Tag: super short story

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…

The Sea that Separates Us

The Sea that Separates Us

She gingerly picked up the pen and looked out into the window. She misses him. They have not seen each other for a year. She cried at the thought of him waiting for her return. The paper was crisp white and new. Smelling of the…

That Girl in the Floral Dress

That Girl in the Floral Dress

(Written by Sofia Barton) I was in a record store looking for a Miles Davis that day.  Right across the room, she stood there, fixated on counting her change that the cashier just handed over. She walked hurriedly my direction, near the exit, and unknowingly bumped…

SECONDHAND

SECONDHAND

(written by Delirias) The posh neighborhood on her route to school had a knack for garage sales. Children’s clothes, vintage wares, and whatever expensive things the rich people wanted to throw away but still wanted to make money out of.  She has been passing by…

DARK

DARK

(written by Delirias) The night is damp with sweat and a sticky sense of adventure. The group of people next to her are smoking Gudang Garams and that’s when she notices him. It’s not his curly hair nor his quirky sense of fashion that catches…