By the Angsana tree I sit, waiting for her arrival, but reading becomes dreaming once the Angsana’s crown starts weaving a lullaby with the breeze.
In dreams, gliding, she surpasses my wake and I, receding, cannot reach her pace.
I awaken to remember that here too she has passed me.
Benjamin Lo is an English undergraduate student from Nanyang Technological University trying to understand life. In his spare time, he is trying to complete a short story collection.
Game, set, match.
After a four-hour battle, X has finally defeated Z. It is the first time in their long careers.
X walks to the net, outstretches his hand, but Z barely shakes it.
“First in a thousand,” Z disdainfully mutters.
“Maybe,” X says. “But the first of a million.”
Alice Cimino is a student who loves writing and thrives to improve. Does she have time? Not necessarily. But does time matter? It depends on how you see it…
Pushing aside the doorway’s purple shroud, the teenager entered the confessional. Then Jonah knelt, facing a translucent veil. It quivered; the panel opened. “Bless me Father for I have sinned…”
“Resist temptation. You must try, or you will be doing this when you are forty!”
At forty-one, he quit trying.
Matthew is encouraged by Charles Bukowski’s work and advice. According to Bukowski, “DON’T TRY” doesn’t mean to give up, but to let the things of life, as well as the Muse, come to you – to not chase after her!