Stealing Christmas

Fuck Christmas. Can’t believe I said that but as far as embracing the christmas spirit goes, all I’ve had time to do is put up the tree. Didn’t even decorate …

Reality TV

Yeah I got this telly just down the street. ‘was playing this action movie where this guy in a balaclava, strides like a cat, in to this store, right, and …

Bitch Hysteria

Instead of witches, we call them bitches. Irritable bitches. Complaining bitches. Whining, whinging, annoying bitches. Any emotion a man feels is given the excuse of being a man. What about …

Stir The Paint

Stir the paint. Wet, thick paint. Black bristles stick to the wall. Though the brush is balding, the wood looks perfect. Lacquer the walls with smells if folly! (While you still …

Misfire

A girl in red. On this corner. I’m talking to her. Well, she’s talking to me, fluttering in front of me. I guess it’s the suit. “What’s a gorgeous man …

The Night Before Christmas

Everyone goes to sleep early and without ten quarrels. I get to kick back and watch television, whatever channel I like. I flick through nine channels. I’m left snacks: eight …

The Wall

Are the students learning anything? They never listen. They show no respect. They can’t talk without swearing. They never show up, can’t assess them. Frankly, there’s no hope for them …

Fallen Eyes

She doesn’t look at me in the same way anymore. I tell her everyday I still love her but she doesn’t hear me. She’s moved on. We used to take …

Lil’ Red

Nan was sick so I packed my bag and caught a train to visit her. On the train, a bearded stranger asked me where I was going. To the hospital, …

Well, Word Is…

According to the old woman, this man was in hospital about to have an operation and a woman who he supposed to be his nurse was prepping him when he …

Emergency

The doctor met his team in the prep room. “There’s a problem. We need to perform a coffeeostomy.” One nurse gasped. “The patient is showing symptoms of stress, fatigue and …

The Sting

The daffodil sits quietly in the garden bed. He flies towards her, rests himself on her bosom. He kisses her slowly, tastes her pollen, then he draws hard and fast, until …

Garden Gnome

The garden gnome resisted wiggling his nose at the smell of the coolant. She walked inside cradling shopping bags. “What’ve you been doing all day considering you haven’t been cleaning?” …

Purple Haze

The baby is purple. How can it be purple? I’ve never slept with a purple person before. It’s not that I’m racist, I’m not racist. I would sleep with a …

Sanur Flashbacks (for TPL)

Today’s 100 word story is a guest post by Erwin. After reading my Sunday Sesh post: Classic Moments of a Shazza in Bali, she said she wrote this reflection. Sanur …

Kill Your Ego

I must have walked twenty kilometres already. The humidity was choking me. My thoughts were attacking my brain cells, taking my synapses hostage and sending them on a theme park …