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summer solstice By hazieskies in Fiction, Others i came across two actual parallel rays of sunlight which shimmered as i got closer. i did wonder if it would lead me to another universe where things could just be different.
August 15, 2016


flowers By hazieskies in Fiction, Others an idea for a poem turned into a little story
August 11, 2016


The Pinks & The Whites By Audrey JL Tan in Others

Of late in the Little Red Dot, The Pinks & The Whites have been squabbling, again. For those who are absent from Singapore or are in social media hibernation, there is an on-going debate on social media about the rights of LGBT. Currently, Section 377A of the Penal Code (    …

June 23, 2016


What Goes Up Must Come Down By Ike Shizuka in Others Thank you for reading.
June 16, 2016


Eat What? By hao82 in Competitions, Others, Savour this Even with plenty of new cafes and restaurants around, hawker centres have always been the place where I could find food which brings a smile to my face and keep my belly satisfied. This poem says what I see and think about when I am at the hawker centre.
June 14, 2016


Yup. You’re in Singapore! By Audrey JL Tan in Others

1). If the MRT breaks down, it’s the government’s fault. 2). No 18 year old male should escape military service unless he is missing a head. 3) We are interested to know how much you earn. If you are not telling, it’s fine. Confidential information, definitely! But where do you    …

June 11, 2016


Dear Stranger, By Audrey JL Tan in Others

Did you not see me open my windows this morning? The soft yellow of the sun melting on my face. How about the pink muffin I left on the dining table last week? Fake, pink, frigid, sweet… Does not taste good. Did you like me coming down the street on    …

June 5, 2016


Cravings By Audrey JL Tan in Others

This evening, my thoughts settle on you like the feathery touch of afternoon rain on hot grass,the skin of my lips, left parched, cracked like drought-tortured earth, i imagine my fingers playing with the ruffles of your silver dress, slow, measured moves or should I rip at the seams and    …

June 5, 2016


Pit Stop By freddytxc in Others, Poetry The Morning After.
May 22, 2016


Flesh By natasyasheehan in Others

Flesh By Natasya Ismail Many people mistook him for being an ang moh when he first stepped into Tekong as a recruit. Unlike the other boys in his company, Kai had been counting down to the day when he would finally enlist into the Singapore Armed Forces on his iPhone    …

May 9, 2016