Like A Child

Inquisitiveness basked the field in the evening when the russet crimson contoured across the skies as well as the grass where two little children were frolicking in their imaginative world. They were innocent, younger than most of us, chasing each other like there were no tomorrow and worries. One of the boys pointed to the […]

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MY EYES! MY EYES!

The agonizing pain, the hollowness that was bored into my skull as two empty craters, the cacophonous explosions that were deafening, my mind was hay-wired, I could not think straight. Fear was the only element that kicked and kept me alive. I sprang out of the bed, “MATA SAYA! YA ALLAH!” screaming for my eyes, […]

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Small Tweaks

Suit and tie, briefcase in hand. Standing singularly in a white hall, marbled with silence. I had not been here for years, not much memories surged me. The notice was sent to me a few days ago, I rushed here as soon as I could, but it was too late. Nada. I did not feel anything. […]

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Pampering Destroys Lives

This was the moment that we had awaited for a lifetime, of us being parents, being able to directly impact our child’s life, and to create a future using our concerted efforts and indisputable love for our beloved child. We gave him the best of everything that we could afford, he did not know how […]

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Bane of Existence

You good-for-nothing! You are a disgrace to the family! I rather give birth to a char siew! “why am I borned in an Asian family?” I cocooned myself in the corner of my room, I got a C for my Maths, and I got beleaguered by my parents as a disgrace. I scored flying colours for […]

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Red Lollipop

Flashlights on, I embarked into the derelict wooden house, haunted by the throes of a little child, a shrill of the night, deadening my valour, uplifting the terrifying atmosphere into a living roller coaster straight from hell. Everything was packed, thermo-camera, and a torch light, that was what I had. A step into the creaking […]

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Buried Rose

The muddy ground slapped across my face, my consciousness was back, I was being dragged by an overwhelming force, my body was devoid of energy, I could not react, but to succumb to this force. I pried open my eyes, darkness, moonlight were the resplendent glow that caught my eyes. A gigantic figure was pulling […]

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