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Yours truly
By Anupama Ravindran Menon in Romance | Reads: 9,739 | Likes: 0
As the blanket of stars drape the falling dusky sun, a subtle breeze of accomplishment marking the end of the day caressed my cheeks. A washout of final rays of colors streaking through the canvas of approaching darkness, reminded me of blossoming petals amidst the creaks of cold, dead wall. With t  Read More...
Published on Sep 5,2017 12:00 PM
The Keys
By Izlyn in Crime | Reads: 5,545 | Likes: 0
                 Music is art for the ears. Killing is more like a full body experience when it comes to art. It's sort of like performing arts. There's just a magnificent thrill to the flick of a knife and the warm ever-so-comforting threshold of a gun a  Read More...
Published on Sep 5,2017 08:32 AM
Psithurism
By Sangeetha Siva Sangu in Fantasy | Reads: 2,341 | Likes: 0
It was dark and the clouds were a dark shade of grey. There were no stars in the sky. Only a moon with an eerie smile on its face peered down from the sky. Its light cast upon a tall, slender girl who was walking in the woods. Elena was lost and her tear stricken face glowed in the moonlight. She wa  Read More...
Published on Sep 9,2017 05:53 PM
A Present from the Future
By Chan Huey Yung in Mystery | Reads: 1,887 | Likes: 0
When I was twelve, I found myself in the middle of the street I had never seen in my life. The sky was clouded over with grey clouds, but still light enough to pass for daytime. A slight breeze was ruffling my hair, blissfully cool for a summer afternoon. Faded pavements bordered the gravelly road w  Read More...
Published on Sep 6,2017 08:19 PM
The Quiet Ones
By Alison Yap in Mystery | Reads: 1,587 | Likes: 0
The Quiet Ones By Alison Yap    Orientation is the highlight of the week, the vultures tend to circle the main conference room in HR, just waiting to get a whiffed of the fresh meat getting prepped for the grinder.  Male and female alike, they buzz about the floor drawn to the place  Read More...
Published on Sep 4,2017 08:27 PM
Two Bodies in One
By Jowena Locke in Thriller | Reads: 7,295 | Likes: 0
“Aren’t you glad to see me?” He caressed his mother’s cheeks, watching the salty tears falling gracefully onto her cheekbones while eyes of true terror were entrenched permanently on his guardian’s cheeks. Her lips trembled attempting to attain words to speak in respons  Read More...
Published on Sep 8,2017 11:03 AM
Shadows on my sundial
By Darshana in Romance | Reads: 6,652 | Likes: 0
It took me the longest two seconds of life to slit a blade through my wrist once. It has been the shortest eleven years of life right after. "Make a wish, make a wish!" Sarah exclaimed with a mouth full of chocolate pudding. I immediately closed my eyes, gripped my hands very tightly around the knif  Read More...
Published on Sep 5,2017 12:00 AM
Framed?
By Sarah Krishnan in Thriller | Reads: 1,428 | Likes: 0
Shots! Shots! Shots!   I looked over my shoulder at the commotion and saw a bunch of guys cheering on a group of girls to take more shots. To be honest, half of them look wasted and about to pass out. I grinned and took one last finishing gulp of my drink.   “Ugghh! Those girls are s  Read More...
Published on Sep 4,2017 08:12 PM
The Fort
By Samuel Po Kin Hong in Western | Reads: 948 | Likes: 0
Bread, cheese, waterskins, dagger, revolver, some cash, extra clothes – it was all for the long ride to town tomorrow. Perhaps I should pack extra oats for Chester. As if he had read her thoughts, Chester – seemingly still awake in his stable – snorted loudly. Winona beam  Read More...
Published on Sep 12,2017 01:20 PM
It's All About Autumn
By Renisha Leena in Romance | Reads: 1,894 | Likes: 0
Try to live each day as it comes. Every day, I wake up and tell myself to live another day. It has become a routine that I repeat this same phrase to myself day after day. I have tried to get by just as everybody does but ordinary doesn’t seem to fit in my vocabulary. It’s alien; like ha  Read More...
Published on Sep 10,2017 09:04 AM
Traitor, I Am
By Noel Wong Yan Ming in War Story | Reads: 504 | Likes: 0
                I have been called a variety of names over the past few years. Most people call me a traitor or a sycophant, others a collaborator. A Roma woman I once arrested called me a murderer. Many also regard me as a backstabber. All these names would h  Read More...
Published on Aug 30,2017 10:30 AM
A Big Bird's Story
By K WK in General Literary | Reads: 391 | Likes: 0
My days are numbered. I have only lived for five years, a tiny fraction of an average human’s life span. But nevertheless my end is coming. I was designated as B-80 Sky Rider, the fastest bomber aircraft ever built by the Free Alliance Air Force (FAAF) at the time. With my six massive engines,  Read More...
Published on Sep 5,2017 03:57 PM
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By Diyana Soraya in Sci-fi | Reads: 13,775 | Likes: 0
The world was ending. Marcus found that thought to be surreal, to be a joke, but it wasn’t. It was, no matter what he believed, reality.  He sighed. Now that he was waiting for his impending death, what was he supposed to do? He guessed he could just wait for death to knock on his door an  Read More...
Published on Sep 5,2017 06:16 PM
Maid in Malaysia
By Andrew Teo in General Literary | Reads: 9,294 | Likes: 0
The start of my day is dark and silent. There is a chill from the morning dew. My body is tired, but the demands of the day chase away my time to rest. I live in a house on a hill dressed in wood and marble. In this house a father, a mother, a son, and a woman who is unseen. I am that unseen woman.  Read More...
Published on Sep 12,2017 08:49 PM
If You Will Die Tomorrow...
By Chong Beng Wei in Supernatural | Reads: 7,068 | Likes: 0
In his fifteen years of life, Authur could think of nothing he could proudly boast to anyone, not his grade, not an achievement, and certainly not his family’s wealth. Or perhaps, he could try boosting to people that he had seen a spirit, provided that anyone would believe it. &ldquo  Read More...
Published on Sep 5,2017 07:29 AM