Scattered Pieces

An introvert's reservoir of thoughts, observations and stories

Category Archives: Fiction

Day X: Just Another Typical Day

As if on cue, his eyes pop open and he realizes that he has finally woken up from his sleep. A sleep that felt as if he simply closed his eyes for five or six hours. There is no feeling of grogginess at all. Just a feeling of alertness. Despite being awake, he continues to …

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The Drunk Wife

My husband’s grip was quite firm as he led my drunk self out of the bar. The grip was firm enough for me to feel some pain but I chose not to complain anymore. It’s been such a long time since he last touched me intentionally.

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60 Days

“What should I do in order for us to be together?” I asked the girl of my dreams. “Sing me a song for 60 days and I will be yours.” she said with a smile. And that’s what I did. For 59 days, I came to her house and sung her songs at night. On …

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A Test For Mommy

“Mommy!” Angela, aged 4, shouted as she rushed to her mother’s room. “Yes, sweetie?” her mother asked. “Mommy, let’s eat!” Angela said while tugging at her mother’s arms. “Sweetie, can we do that later? Mommy still has to finish something.” her mother said. “Please, Mommy?” the child pleaded. “Sweetheart, please? It’s important that I finish …

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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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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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