Shaolin Monk

At the wee hours of the morning, even before the sun peeked over the horizon, we were awakened by the morning gong that was sounded everyday at 4 a.m. without failure, even when there were hailstorms. We were assigned with duties of collecting water- we have to hike our way down the hill to the […]

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Insomniac

The somnolent light glazed my room with a mellow tone, sleeping spores were puffed, permeating the room. I pressed┬ámy pillow against my head, trying to surmount my insomnia, battling against the dread of the night that kept me up. The battle was incessant, from the tick I laid my head on my pillow, waiting for […]

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