Black and White

“Do you still love her? Yes or no?” I asked. “I’m not sure,” he replied, with his head bowed. “I see. That means you don’t love her anymore,” my quick conclusion. “No, wait. I didn’t say so,” he answered, trying…

Good morning, 2014.

Round-shaped fruits must be put on the dining table. No one eats a piece before the clock ticks 12:01. All containers must be filled or full, strictly speaking. Make the loudest noise you can possibly create. Call me traditional. Don’t you…

The Awaited Son

It is a sin to write this. To express that you are the most awaited among all births is undoubtedly a transgression. I would never forget the day you came to the world. The only son – our family’s most celebrated…

Who’s Your Favourite Stand-Up Comedian?

My best friend consumes sitcoms and stand-up comedy shows like a wildfire. And generous as he is, he wouldn’t be content if he’s alone enjoying all the fun. He would soon zealously promote his newest finds, play the show’s youtube…

The Queerest Date I Could Remember

It started out when I sang “That’s the Way It Is” during the last company event I attended. My special number in the program surprisingly reaped many claps, bravos, and cheering smiles. It was partly to give way to my pride and…

Which Matters More: Content or Delivery?

‘You think in a complex manner. I mean, your way of writing leans toward academic,’ my best friend said. ‘What’s wrong with well verified information?’ I argued. ‘Well, readers often care more about how you say something, your voice, not…