Category: Fiction

He Never Dies

by Wang Xu It was two o’clock in the morning.  Robert woke up from a nightmare with a huge ache in his belly. He knew it was the cancer.              Keeping silent for a moment, he switched on the bedside light. Robert walked towards the window, drew back the curtain, and looked up at the night…

By Blue Tiger November 3, 2019 0

Road

by: Phylis Warady    In the first dawn when the ocean receded and life evolved, the road was but a path trod upon by gentle Maidu Indians who gathered acorns. Their culture comprised of basket weavers and boatmen, apexed and ebbed, giving away gradually to the Spanish.      Harsh Santana’s rippled sand, obscuring the path from coarse-cloaked…

By Blue Tiger November 3, 2019 0

Young Penelope

by Toti O’Brien      She liked carrying her supper outdoors, she said, far from the house, past the gardens and orchards. Sneaking through the kitchen door, her palm held over the bowl like a lid, a spoon—loose into her apron pocket—drumming against her thigh, she hastened her pace gradually yet decisively. For no reason, fleeing nothing,…

By Blue Tiger November 3, 2019 0

Dear Moonlight

by Jialin He Dear Moonlight, No one in this world other than you should be able to read this letter. I’m using English instead of Mandarin to ensure this, so bear with me. You always asked what I experienced before you saved my life. I gave you thousands of answers, but none satisfied you. I apologize…

By Blue Tiger November 3, 2019 0

The Sound of the Sea

by Danton Remoto “This is the last time you’ll see the sea in our country,” his father told Cody as they walked on the milky-white sand in Bacacay. Cody noticed the sand grains beginning to cling to his toes.                 He looked up. The sun was already high above the coconut trees. His ears were…

By Blue Tiger November 3, 2019 0