Scattered Pieces

These are the words I held back

Monthly Archives: April, 2015

And Soon The Light

It had come to a point where I no longer saw happiness in the world, so I finally decided to let him consume my eyes. As he did, I anticipated the darkness but it never came. All I found was light.

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Spicy Thai Chicken Soup

Today was another day where I simply felt like cooking. My cousin, who owns a Thai restaurant, was visiting so I decided to cook up something Thai. And since I’ve been making a lot of soups lately, I decided to make Thai chicken soup. Also, it’s been awhile since I last posted an entry on …

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Scrabble

The woman had just come home from work when she saw her husband and her friend in the living room. They said that they were only playing a game of Scrabble. Now that left the wife thinking. I wonder how many points my husband scored on concubinage, she thought to herself.

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An Athlete’s Tale

The runner swiftly ran past her opponents, which caught them off-guard. “Hey!” one of them shouted. She ignored them and continued running, despite the cold atmosphere of the environment. No, she could not stop now. Not when she was so close to victory. Besides, she lost her previous competitions due to complacency. She had once …

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Her Gift

He only longed for one thing: to feel something in his numb and seemingly frozen life. One day, she came to him and presented unto to him a gift: pain.

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Short Story: Your End Is Not My End

After all the hard times encountered in starting the novel, here I am nearing the completion of my precious product. All the holes in the story have already been filled. All the plots and subplots have already been laid out and I am confident that everything will make sense to my readers. All potential loopholes …

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The Merge

26 letters in the alphabet More than one million words A seemingly non-existent limitation for meaning. And yet the combination was “Us”.

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Short Story: Sunset

“Anytime now.” the doctors had said, referring to Valerie’s deteriorating condition. With a heavy sigh, Zach slowly wheeled Valerie out of the hospital. There was only one thing left to do now and that was to be with Valerie as much as possible. For Zack, reality had finally begun to set in around him. Valerie, …

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Short Story: Mother’s Home

Doug turned his car to the left and saw his mother’s place. He let out a huge sigh of relief. In a few minutes, he would be able to let everything out. He had been doing this ever since his parents split, which was two years ago. He got out of his car and started …

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The Clash of Science and Religion

Last week, one of my cousins opened up to my parents, an aunt and an uncle about what’s been happening to her for the past two months. It turns out that my cousin has been seeing a psychiatrist for the past two months. The psychiatrist diagnosed her with depression with anxiety and has begun prescribing …

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