A Glimpse of the Future

"M-mom? Mom!" A child shouted; his voice joining the brewing cacophony in the background while his skinny little arms cradled the bloody corpse of his beloved mother. Her face was stuck in an expression of fear and pain and her emerald eyes had already lost the light of life within it. "Dad? Come back!" Another... Continue Reading →

Pocket Watch that freezes Time

3, 2, 1. "Stop," I muttered while leaning my back onto the grey wall; the hood of my maroon jacket aided in covering the upper half of my face as my fingers pulled the crown of the old pocket watch hidden within my grip. As if on cue, everything around me stopped. Looking around, the... Continue Reading →

Worst Way to Die

They were all dead. I kept on repeating the mantra while I stared at the ceiling of my cramped room with the moonlight as the only source of illumination; a foul odor lingered in my nose as a result of poor hygiene due to the days of my confinement and withdrawal from society. Remembering the... Continue Reading →

It’s sad, don’t you think?

It's sad, don't you think? Thousands of people had forgotten their dreams; buried them into the abyss of their own souls. Their dreams were hidden so deep, not even words of encouragement could reach them. I wondered, though, how everyone could wake up each morning and not feel an ache whenever they saw the image... Continue Reading →

Dream

Dream. In this world we lived in, having a dream was but a huge privilege for some; they were blessed with the illusion that whatever they want to happen would transpire if they were to sincerely believe in it. They thought that with just enough prayer and hope, their dreams would become a reality. Their... Continue Reading →

Eulogy For My Son

Innocence, kindness, and intelligence; those were the qualities my son possessed. Levi was a great kid. From the beginning of our journey as father and son, he never cried too much at night. It was as if he knew the amount of responsibilities a single father had to shoulder and he chose not to add... Continue Reading →

Snap

"All right everyone," I said while I positioned myself and held the camera in front of my family. "Say cheese." "Cheese!" They exclaimed with a bright smile on my wife and daughter's faces. Snap. After the flash, the polaroid camera started to print the picture that was taken on the film which boasted a blank... Continue Reading →

A Desperate Wish

The pen I was holding danced with grace as it left black marks on the once blank piece of paper. My hand moved as though it has a life of its own, and acted without paying any heed from where it was truly attached. I couldn't seem to control what I wrote, but I knew... Continue Reading →

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