That Escalated Quickly

“ No fair. You know this place like the back of your hand! ”, he complained. “That’s true only if I’ve seen my hands thirteen times in my life, to be exact. ”, she retorted. “ You say you’ve planted a tree every time you climbed up here? ” “And today it’s your turn.” For the first time, she … Continue reading That Escalated Quickly

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Leagues Under The Sea

The jellyfish swim deep underwater without fear of the turtle in the sea. The sick humans dump their plastics to sink underwater without fear of its destiny. The poor sea turtle, clearly confused in murky underwater between venom and delicacy. This is a response to Sonya’s challenge, 3 Line Tales, where we write 3 lines … Continue reading Leagues Under The Sea

Cat on the Wall

“Launching my next attempt at jumping across the water to reach the rat infested ship – may the force be with me. Catpain out.” *SPLASH* Miles away a video was being uploaded on the servers of a very popular social media website almost instantaneously, bearing the caption, 'Cat falls to death by drowning trying to … Continue reading Cat on the Wall

Not All Who Wander

The speech droned on about maintaining one's individual traits to make the world a better place to be. "What a hypocrite. As if we ever stood a chance", the artist scoffed, looking up at the stars. For both up in the starry heavens and on Earth, individuals were lost in a sea of similarity, trying … Continue reading Not All Who Wander

What’s The Time?

For the best time of forty years, they stuck together. Shared their laughs, their tears, their thoughts, and their fears. But not too soon, one had to part ways and yet his chair always held his place. For another decade, they stood side by side Shared their fears and their shoulders while they cried. Alas, … Continue reading What’s The Time?

Karma

It had been nearly four weeks since Ghoti the fish had trapped Nagini the snake in the human’s trap. Ghoti felt fearless as she wandered the creek when she realised another presence: smelling Nagini for the first time since her death. Ghoti turned to feel the skin of Nagini for one last time as Ghoti … Continue reading Karma

Café Vendetta

  08.30 PM Café Vendetta. The two cups sat leisurely on Table 19, unlike the sole occupant: a visibly frustrated 25-year-old male with blue eyes. He stood up and threw a few pieces of paper, one brown, the rest green on the table and left with a last, longing glance towards the ladies room where … Continue reading Café Vendetta