Tag Archives: #Story

The Proofreader

“ Please line up in a single file and do not loiter! Lost thoughts will not be entertained after 11 PM, as that is the stipulated night night time for today!” The line was long, like really long. The cleric … Continue reading

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The Suicide of An Idea

Some addicts get addicted to the substance not because of the feeling that it gives them, but because of how it rewires things inside them. It works like a kickstart that can bring a heart that is no longer beating … Continue reading

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The Hip-Hop Artist

“Excuse me sir, I’m a tourist to these parts. Where may I find some snickers?” “What?” “Snickers sir, I’m looking for both the edible kind and the kind that comes in the size of UK 12.” The hare stood on … Continue reading

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The Battle Of The Unresolved Host

General Mukaba prepared for the battle that lay ahead. The Trojans had taken over the stronghold of the infamous ‘host’ once again and made him sign a treaty, thereby declaring him as ‘unresolved’. The only way to undo this damage … Continue reading

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The Pool Player: Part II

This was usually the hardest part of the night; it was time to choose. One last beer or one last sip? He picked his mug up and brought it up to his eyes. He tilted it to one side and … Continue reading

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The Pool Player: Part I

Cue stick perfectly aligned to the center of the striker. Momentary pause. Slight blur of the striker as the eye focuses on the ball to be hit. Execution. Thud. The ball falls into the pocket. Satisfaction. Good day. Time to … Continue reading

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Longing

Sitting there looking up and gazing into the stars, I couldn’t tell if I was lonely or if I just imagined this moment to be different from what it actually was. It was much more complicated than just that. It … Continue reading

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