Not quite dusk yet but instead painted with a light yellow was the sky. Every day the little girl would step out on the same spot on the porch wearing a red dress. She would hold a helium balloon in her hand gently and look up at its own colour of red. She would hold … More a little girl’s story
This is what happened. He stood across the street watching his house go up in flames. Earlier, the night was clear and beautiful with no stars in sight. The city folks are used to this by now. Not seeing anything bright in the sky meant everything is normal; the lights of the city having taken over … More This is what happened.
Not me. Not me. Not me. She prayed. She watched the bottle fastidiously as it made its rounds like a clock on fast forward. What will they ask me or what would I have to do? The fear running through her like adrenaline kept her on high alert as if ready for battle. Every time … More Truth or Dare?
A lifetime of adventure in a single day… My legs were sore from sitting for 8 hours straight in a cramped space. Getting up felt shaky and unusual as if my legs had never stood on its own two feet. I marched in place for a bit to remind myself of what walking really meant; … More Stranger Danger
The happy-go-lucky child in me shrieked with excitement for my 7th birthday. I put on my favourite purple dress and decorated my hair. I was excited for the cake but more for the attention. My zeal increased on our way to the restaurant as I ran around in the pitch darkness of the night. I … More 100-word Story: Birthday Dunkin’
Have you ever noticed that everyone is saying something to the world even when they’re not? Well take a look next time you take a walk because today on Toronto’s very busy Yonge Street I took a 20 minute stroll and found that everyone was saying something to me. Everyone. The kids waiting for the … More Everyone Sees Me
Dear stranger that just knocked on my door, I thought you were going to kill me. The instant I saw you through the peep-hole I was scared for my life. Of course the rational part of my brain fought me and I opened the door. I saw your sweet smile, the humble eyes, and the … More Stranger That Almost Killed Me