Tag Archive: flash fiction

The High Priestess

To the Girl Who First Broke My Heart I offered you a soda when I was in third grade. (You were in fourth, what a cougar. ) I giggled when you gave me… Continue reading

The Verdict

Simon loves a good steak. Not just the variety one can chance upon at a the fly-by-night restaurants. He likes his steak rare. A few hours ago, he had just given his verdict… Continue reading

Muscle Addiction

Kai arrives at Fitness First, SM North EDSA, at exactly 3:15 every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Ever since I’ve known him, he’s never broken that schedule. Often, he would be coming from his… Continue reading

The Empress

Kuya, are you awake? Hush, don’t worry. I’m here. Let me be your nurse this time. Let’s just get this bag out of the way. Kuya, stop thrashing – remember when I was… Continue reading

Inhale, hold, exhale

In my pale boxers, I lean on the railings of the balcony, a can of pineapple juice in one hand, a lit cigarette burning a hole through me in another. My cellphone is… Continue reading