Fiction

Read some of the best short stories from our award winning columnists and public contributors

Dear Father

I want to be here, for Vanessa at least but I know that whatever we have between us might just be temporary. For a minute, I want to be alive. I want to breathe air, I want to look at someone and have my heart palpitate, and I want to see my mother smile again. The thought of the afterlife being unending darkness frightens me even further and makes me contemplate my decision. Finally, I gather enough courage and decide that this is it.

In Her Head: The Roommate

Tobi could not believe this was happening again another amount of money was missing this time 2,000 Naria. She could not understand what was going on someone was definitely messing with her, she had just gone to the pack her washed plate and her roommate was still in the room the money could not have…

Millennial Romantic

Being in love in a world full of millennials characterised by selfishness, pride, laziness and a sense of entitlement is actually one of the 1000 ways to die young. Given that I am a self-centered, lazy and proud millennial, I have no justification to complain or point fingers….well it’s my story, I’ll point all my…