Tag: Creative Corner

Mooncakes

She tried to kill me with a mooncake mould.It didn’t work, of course. That’s why I’m able to talk to you. My name’s Eric...

Gazing out the window

Calle Colón was dark and dead under the moon, except for the trees alongside it that whispered to him, and the air that made...

Street Beggars

Do you want to go anywhere? Kelvin asked me, holding open Monte Carlos glass doors. It was after dinner and Kelvin, a high school...

But it's true

Don't run. You can't hide Don't slip 'cause you'll slide. Don't call and don't write. I'll just argue. You'll fight. I won't sink. You can't swim. You knock. I...

A midnight encounter

At 1:00 a.m., I sat in the basement of 3565 Wideridge Road. The two storey duplex house belonged to Aunt Angie and her husband...

The Riots

Even the birds sometimes sweat in the heat of northern Nigeria. The soft hum of the air conditioner blends with the sounds of early...

Love and lasers

You sat discontented—well I know, As I killed that grunt with an SMG. And theres no surpassing your eyes glow So despite the coolness of Halo 3 I...

The photograph

When I look at an old photograph, I see old friends boasting blue and white robes, with mortar boards perched upon their heads, looking into the camera's conscious...

Wanderer

i stand here unsheltered, unprotected.my only shelter: emotional, courage,one man facing the immortal unexpected.a deluge of fog, a rising mossaimless, irrevocable, and unrestrictedresting under...

In pursuit of bubble tea

My roommate Kimberly and I stand in front of the Bubble Tease shop at Eaton Center, Toronto. A sizable crowd clusters before the cash...

The King and I

Like the hollowed inner tubing of a siphon You drain the remnants of my wilted spirits Collapsed and spent on my back Mouth pried open, hands raw Im...

Les escargots

I had a breakthrough as I sat at a table in the patio of a Parisian restaurant on a sunny afternoon, scanning the menu...
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