Boom

“Get your ass out of here!” I prompted Jane to flee as I was holding on to a ticking explosion, 01:00, its blood-red blocks of indicators flashed intermittently, gesturing our death was near. “NO! I won’t leave you again!” She was furious, pertinent, about my decision, “Why must you do this?” “I am thinking about sacrifi…” “Don’t […]

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One More Moment.

thump. thump. It was my heartbeat, swaying back and forth with the rattan rocking chair, I was knitting the scarf that was half-done, I had not had the time, soul, and heart to pour out my feelings into this embroidery which was decades old. “What if…” I uttered under my breath, “I get to see him […]

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Bully

My dense glasses, my acne-filled complexion, trembling in my knees, the fear of walking out of the school’s gate. they are waiting for me. The terrifying thought haunted me immensely, infuse great fear into me. I did not do anything wrong, why are they after me? This question boggled my head for a time, three long years. “You there!” […]

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Unbarred

Cring… Crank… Cring… Stumbling from the chains that restricted my limbs’ movement. “Move.” The guard nudged me with the butt of his rifle, his deep imperious tone exasperated my feelings. Do I have anymore feelings? “Haha…” I chuckled at the reality, the veracity of my thoughts, “HAhahahhaha” and burst into laughter, bending myself into the cold […]

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War Torture

tong. tong. tong. tong. The intermittent gasps between sweet silence were meagre, tong. tong, tong, tong. perennial it was, I had to deal with the clatters of cacophony. I was chained to the cold hard ground as a war victim, there was nothing in the room except the hollowness that was prominent in the room. tong. tong. “MAKE IT STOP! […]

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Fair Lady

His slender fingers across the black and white keys, the grandiose feelings that her poured into the strings bringing the crowd into a swing of emotions. The audience have their ears pinned to his melodious notes, lacing themselves into a wondrous sonata, a picturesque yet quaint sight to witness. The resplendent sombre glow of the […]

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One Hacker

Darkness shrouded me in a dystopia of nonentities who moulded, controlled, and shaped the future, a sombre, murky one. I sat cross-legged with the macbook on my lap, cruising through codes which were prone to detonate a ruckus around the world. It was day 500, reaching two years in this computer. My parents were gone […]

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Icarus’ Fall

“Son. The wings. Are they done?” Daedalus was staring into the clouds which were a few miles away, but a few inches away when the wings were ready. I checked on the wings, with astonishment, they were solid, a break free from this singular rocky tower. I suited up as soon as I knew it […]

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Unprecedented, Laced.

I stood singularly in the snow, a mere blizzard, where my vision was filtered with white dainty snowflakes, dancing in elegance, wafting across me swiftly. Waiting for the bus back home, no earbuds attached, no pixelated screen distracting, I screened through the surrounding as if searching for the lost fondness to it. Conjuring at the […]

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