Tag: Short Stories

Revenge by Yoko Ogawa – A Short Story Collection that unsettles

  Long after I had realised that my son would not be coming back, I kept the strawberry shortcake we were meant to have eaten together. I passed my days watching it rot. First, the cream turned brown and separated from the fat staining the cellophane wrapper. Then the...

Apple & Knife by Intan Paramaditha: The bloody tampon demons

  Yellow and blue But how Yin Yin longed for her plunge . Sweetie saw everything, from the sweet little girl’s eyes to her heart-shaped lips. Yin Yin was so lonely there, reduced to a flawless display, a source of pride. She didn’t want to be a showpiece; she...