War Story

The Last Letter
By Sophia G in War Story | Reads: 10,690 | Likes: 0
Dear Mother, Thank you for the socks you sent, and the extra letter paper and diary. Writing helps to calm my thoughts after a long day, and I already have enough socks, so I give the ones you send to the men who still have legs (this is my attempt at humor; I guess it’s how we deal with this   Read More...
Published on Jul 5,2017 12:55 PM
I'm Coming
By Amanda Lian in War Story | Reads: 506 | Likes: 0
I turned off the main dirt path and onto barren grassland, taking measured steps towards the grey stretch of Changi beach, towards the backdrop that featured in my sleep, every night unspared. The moon hung high, a perfect silver disk, bleaching the land into a phantasm of daytime.   The waves  Read More...
Published on Jul 8,2017 06:14 PM
Flame in the Wind
By Corrinne Kang in War Story | Reads: 525 | Likes: 0
Katashi’s eyes, which are looking through the tempered glass window of the jet plane, are blank. It almost seems as if he’s merely watching a movie behind the window – an action blockbuster where bullets slice through the air and mushrooms of smoke and fire burst from jet planes as  Read More...
Published on Jul 13,2017 08:12 PM
The Final Hour
By Jade Ow Yanhui in War Story | Reads: 831 | Likes: 0
There was only one man left in front of me. "Pass." The Japanese soldier muttered in a gruff voice and stamped him on his hand with a chop and red ink. The man left, hardly able to contain his wide smile. "Next." I stepped forward cautiously, trying hard to hide my feelings even though I was as terr  Read More...
Published on Jul 23,2017 06:27 AM