I tried to update my Goodreads profile. There, I have time to update what books I’ve read and add what I’m currently reading in my book shelf. Actually, There’s a lot of books in my to-read list that I won’t or I am not yet reading. There’s just some books that can easily hook me and let me finish it within days or even a week regardless how long are they. I’m thinking of books written by Murakami, Gaiman, Orwell, Gladwell. Continue reading
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Losing a Found Treasure (Final Part)
I thought losing a found treasure is hard. But for me, I lost it effortlessly.
I retired playing competitive chess when I graduated in high school. In truth, it was not a conscious decision. Funny things happened when I was a freshman in college. Before I entered college, I was trying out in different chess varsity teams. My coach offered me a not really known college telling me that I’m guaranteed to receive full scholarship there. I turned it down because I don’t like the school. I heard they specialize in nursing but I am never interested in that field. So that’s why I was the one looking for a school to give me an athletic scholarship. Colleges also accommodate mental athletes like me, right? Continue reading
A child’s letter to a butterfly (flash fiction)
When my grandmother died, I learned something new from my friends:
When a moth or a butterfly enters a house, a dearly departed visits.
From now on, I will not catch nor kill you whenever you come inside our home.
I would confess something I’m not too proud to admit.
Last year, I caught plenty of our relatives;
I thought they were Pokémons.
I’m so sorry, I didn’t know yet.
I hope you’ll forgive me.
Your little brother,
Writing Prompt: Writing 101: To Whom it May Concern (Assignment No. 13)