Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest 2017

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Living Wishes
Published on 09-02-2017 08:32 PM
 I wished that I could say something to you, standing there speechlessly smiling at me. Were you trying to curse me with your smile before you left? I wished that somehow, even if I had to lie through my teeth, there would be a way to bring you back to us. Then, I lacked the courage to even mov  Read More...
By Ryan Isaac in
Reader Points: 20
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Rank: 271
Views: 78
Love And War
Published on 08-27-2017 03:14 PM
 It has been 5 days since he had called for reinforcements. " Where the fuck are they ?....." his mind voice always said. When he enlisted in the army, he didn't do it for one purpose only. There were many. To name a few, it would be for the country, for his family and friends, you know....the   Read More...
By Darshan Galadaran in
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Rank: 272
Views: 94
She Remembered
Published on 09-13-2017 11:57 PM
She remembered the night she became a dragon. She remembered the way the wind rushed between her glittered scales, how it flowed over her sinuous body. She remembered the streams of liquid fire that fell from her great maw onto the endless oceans below, sizzling into billows of steam. She remembered  Read More...
By Lee Ching Ching in
Reader Points: 10
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Rank: 273
Views: 92
Stairs
Published on 09-13-2017 11:03 PM
“Hey! Did you know that the stairs at the end of the Senior’s Building has a legend that if you confess there during the school cultural festival, your relationship with the person will be eternal?” I sat there, trying to focus on reading my book as the girls next to my seat kept o  Read More...
By Dayang Hasheena Abang Hashim in
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Rank: 274
Views: 50
Bringer of Bad Luck
Published on 09-13-2017 02:27 PM
I cried in front of him. I thought I could be someone that can live happily just like everyone else. I tried to find it but it was unreachable. Nothing can undo what’s had been done. I was a bad luck even before she gave birth to me just as my mother said. I thought after meeting you and wor  Read More...
By Husna Inani in
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The Best but Worst Day I won't Forget
Published on 09-06-2017 09:54 PM
Growing up in an average family of many siblings, I always knew that my parents would not be able to afford a big birthday party for me. But, being a child, I still could dream and wish for it. I had always imagined my birthday party to be out of this world. It would be held in a huge ballroom with   Read More...
By Lin Jia Qin in
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Rank: 276
Views: 40
Adoration
Published on 09-03-2017 10:44 PM
A hero is defined as a selfless individual who is admired by many. A hero is someone who is willing to sacrifice themselves for the well-being of others, a kind individual who is willing to lose something in order for someone else to gain something. I always thought heroes only existed in fairytales  Read More...
By Amanda Lim in
Reader Points: 10
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Rank: 277
Views: 61
Love symphony
Published on 09-13-2017 12:00 AM
Ethan's hand slowly slipped into his pocket, hiding a ring he was holding. When Emma told him that Michael, her high school crush had proposed her, Ethan congratulated her while holding back his tears. "So tell me how it all started." Ethan said. Trying to sound as genuine as possible. "Remember th  Read More...
By Najma Hayati in
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Rank: 278
Views: 18
Letters to him.
Published on 09-11-2017 08:15 PM
hello hyunbin.  its me. it's been a while. do you remember the day we met? feels like it was just yesterday. but im sure you don't remember. you don't remember anything. that's what im here for, to remind you. i know this wont help anything, you wont even see this but back to my story  Read More...
By Julia Elise in
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Once upon a Red Eclipse
Published on 09-09-2017 02:07 PM
Once upon a Blue Moon, She believes. Once upon a Blue Eclipse, She understands. Once upon a Red Moon, She becomes one of them.   Night time - 3rd person's point of view. “I am taunted by the fact that you believe in those rascals, Rachel. Do they seem to be real? I think not.” A   Read More...
By Bloodstained Alpha in
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The Craving
Published on 09-10-2017 12:18 AM
Her hands fisted the fabric of her clothing and twisted the material, knuckles stretching taut and white against tanned skin. Tears pooled in her dark eyes and her heart ached with disappointment... Soon, however, disappointment was eclipsed by rage. How could he do that to her? He had no right!&nbs  Read More...
By Shona Yean in
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Rank: 281
Views: 29
The Two of Us
Published on 09-04-2017 03:30 PM
  “If you could only have one wish in this lifetime, what would it be?” “I wish for our time together to be timeless.” “Talking about irony, why do you love watches so much then?”   - - -   JOHANN GOTTFRIED HERDER once said, ‘The two grand tyr  Read More...
By Nurain Nordin in
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Views: 37
You Don't Love Her
Published on 09-04-2017 04:18 AM
' You don't love her '  I whispered to him . He looks up at me . His eyes are red from crying . He want to deny it but he saw it with his own two deep brown eyes that the girl that he always loves left him .  He is a fool for her .  And I am a fool for him .  ' You , love me . '   Read More...
By Awish in
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Choice
Published on 09-12-2017 01:48 PM
I was in dilemma on who to choose. Him or Zack? It was the most difficult decision that I had to make. I love Zack dearly since we were at secondary school. We started the relationship while we were in form 5. I was a quiet and shy girl. Most of the time, I spent my time studying and doing my own re  Read More...
By SUNAIDAH ABDULLAH in
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Not a usual breakup story
Published on 09-03-2017 10:55 AM
  It was supposed to be a date with Ryan that day. But there i stood, staring in distance, alone. Ryan and I has dated for over 3 years, but i found myself foolish to expect marriage with him. Two nights before the date, I found out that he has been cheating on me. And worse, Sarah, who I took   Read More...
By Hui Xian Chong in
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Rank: 285
Views: 44