Emilia’s eyes slowly opened as the sunlight caressed her porcelain skin; the birds outside chirped and sang a hymn of praise dedicated to their kin. In an instant she knew—today she would not feel blue. Within, her heart was at ease and her shoulders were so light she worried the world ceased to exist. She... Continue Reading →


“Merry Christmas.”

“Merry Christmas!” Loud jolly music blasted from the black boxes lined in front of a huge rectangular space in which creatures were moving to and from; their slender arms pointed everywhere while their shoulders shook with laughter after opening what seemed like their mouth. Everywhere I looked, there were bright lights winking at me and... Continue Reading →

36 hours

Five more minutes. Taking a deep breath, a middle-aged man stood a few centimeters from a dimly lighted post; the cold wind kissed his pale cheeks as it danced with the strands of his chestnut brown hair. His hooded eyes which housed years of grief, anguish and longingness gazed at a distance, towards the lively... Continue Reading →

Grim Reaper of the Universe

Click, clack. The sound of the rusting chains echoed as my numbed, shackled feet slowly walked their way towards the end of the icy cold, dark space. My dark, hooded eyes focused at the bright light which shined from the very end of the agonizing path. 'Which universe will come to an end today?', I... 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 →

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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