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Walking on Memories
By Abigail Lai in General Literary | Reads: 811 | Likes: 0
To the one that loved me and the one I love. Memories, in every individual's life there is an epoch where they will never forget. Be it a good one or bad one, a memory is a memory. Everyone will have something they want to bury the memories or to cherish forever; but sadly those that want to forget   Read More...
Published on Aug 20,2017 07:40 PM
Devil Dancer
By Nikki Cheah in General Literary | Reads: 522 | Likes: 0
"Get out," he muttered, one hand holding his head and the other grabbing onto a bottle of beer tightly. "You're no son of mine. I didn't raise you to be a dancer." He shut his eyes tightly, showing signs of his head hurting.  I walked silently out of the house, as I didn't want to anger anyone  Read More...
Published on Aug 20,2017 08:40 PM
Actions Speak Louder Than Words
By Arianna Kugendran in General Literary | Reads: 15,259 | Likes: 0
“It’s time to go to school.” A singsong voice echoed above her as she opened her eyes. Sarah Virtus looked into the smiling, bright eyes of her mother. “Good morning, sweetheart.” Her mother said, her golden locks of hair falling over her face majestically. Sarah would   Read More...
Published on Aug 21,2017 03:16 PM
Silent Signs
By Arianna Kugendran in General Literary | Reads: 4,038 | Likes: 0
“It’s time to go to school.” A singsong voice echoed above her as she opened her eyes. Sarah Virtus looked into the smiling, bright eyes of her mother. “Good morning, sweetheart.” Her mother said, her golden locks of hair falling over her face majestically. Sarah would   Read More...
Published on Aug 21,2017 03:18 PM
Chai.
By Primila Ganash in General Literary | Reads: 858 | Likes: 0
I hate chai. Chai is an Indian staple beverage. It is tea leaves boiled in water then sugar and milk is added to the dark brown liquid and stirred vigorously in small glasses fit for a child. An average chai drinker in India would consume at least ten glasses of chai every day, night and during all   Read More...
Published on Aug 25,2017 06:51 AM
An angel lives among us
By Durga in General Literary | Reads: 330 | Likes: 0
“Human beings who look for a miracle, have forgotten what they already have. They breathe. It is because we are alive and breathing that we can treat others with ultimate kindness and humanity. It is with utmost simplicity that a man speaks from his heart to another. He is Prem Rawat or k  Read More...
Published on Aug 22,2017 08:18 PM
Trash
By Eris Choo in General Literary | Reads: 779 | Likes: 0
I watched as Mr Tee loaded baskets of ‘rotten’ vegetables – the ones we couldn’t sell for the day – onto a wooden trolley. Green beans yellowed at the tips, bug eaten sawi, limp looking kangkung, all destined for the large dumpster behind the wet market.  &l  Read More...
Published on Aug 23,2017 12:50 PM
TAKING IT ONE STEP AT A TIME
By Shobana Gomes in General Literary | Reads: 2,957 | Likes: 0
Dalia woke up that morning a little discomfited by the numbness she felt in her head. As she strained to sit up on her bed holding her head in both her hands, she groaned when she felt sudden sharp jabs running through the nerve ends and which appeared as though they were relentlessly picking at he  Read More...
Published on Aug 23,2017 01:04 PM
The Curse of Bibik Swee Neo
By Peter Soh in General Literary | Reads: 10,272 | Likes: 0
“Good combination,” said Bibik Swee Neo to herself while fastening her navy blue kebaya sulam with her favourite kerongsang rantai given to her by her late parents as a wedding gift in 1960. Her kerongsang rantai which consists of three-linked brooches was extraordinary; it was a balleri  Read More...
Published on Aug 23,2017 07:02 PM
Jihad
By Choong Yao Jin in General Literary | Reads: 1,281 | Likes: 0
Qasim Abdul Hameed is on a holy mission. He laces up his shoes on the steps of the mosque. The Imam had delivered a stirring speech at the end of Zuhr prayers, about the invasion of infidels on their holy land. “It is the collective duty of all Muslims, to defend the land of the Prophet Muhamm  Read More...
Published on Aug 24,2017 06:19 AM
Moving On
By Myra Ng in General Literary | Reads: 44,556 | Likes: 0
   A Hong Kong drama was playing on our old television set in the living room where my great grandmother spent most of her days. I recalled how undeniably captivated she was by movies of this sort and how she would complain on and on about the unsatisfactory endings.      &n  Read More...
Published on Aug 24,2017 01:02 PM
Precious Memories
By Troy Sim Jun Chen in General Literary | Reads: 1,652 | Likes: 0
Cereals? Bread with peanut butter? Porridge? Milo? Hmmm,what have I eaten this morning? My thoughs are so blurry that I could not even figure it out myself but nevermind thats not important. I have got other things to do. Dad! Dad! Was that someone calling me? I dont think so, anyway even if it is t  Read More...
Published on Aug 24,2017 09:00 PM
The Chaotic Disorder of Life
By Max Ng in General Literary | Reads: 3,231 | Likes: 0
I stood on the steep and narrow cliff in the dead of night. Gazing at the full moon in its glistening brightness as I gasped for air. I blinked once, then twice. I winked once on my right eye, then on my left eye. I sobbed and sobbed while the thoughts of madness drove me further away from sanity, l  Read More...
Published on Aug 27,2017 08:18 PM
Distance
By Steve Andrews in General Literary | Reads: 566 | Likes: 0
  Distance   A young man named Peter was living in a city that many people wished to live in. He was going to parties all of the time, having a “fun” time, and hating every day of it. He thought that he was doing everything right to enjoy life, but enjoying life is definitely n  Read More...
Published on Aug 27,2017 01:05 PM
King William
By Nik Fateen Syahirah in General Literary | Reads: 510 | Likes: 0
Once upon a time in a small kingdom unknown to the world, lived a King, a Queen and their five children; a prince and four princesses. "They lived happily," said the people because they never knew what really happened behind those humongous gates and tall white walls. The King and Queen sometimes ra  Read More...
Published on Aug 27,2017 04:39 PM