Poems & short stories

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Cara Lin wants nothing more than to be able to sing in front of an audience. But when no one is willing to listen, she realises that it's up to her to make herself heard.
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Summer Story 2013 Cursed_L
It was in 1874 when he first saw her. She was sitting against the outer edge of Tun King's village walls, eyes closed and her expression serene. He watched ...
Summer Story 2013 Voice_L
Lydia Johnson lay on a beach, far from everything. The only things she could sense were the steady breathing of her fiance, the sunlight set to "tan" instead ...
The master_L
"Master ... master." The soothing voice dragged the boy from his daydream and back to reality. He opened his eyes. "Master, there is a time and a place for daydreams," ...
Summer Story 2013 Unicorn_L
In the middle of the summer holiday, most children would be up by 9am, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. But I don't fall into that category.
Summer Story 2013 Heard_L
It was just an ordinary Friday afternoon and I was heading home. I knew I'd be alone in our big flat because my parents were at work and my eldest ...
Summer Story 2013 Forest_L
"You won't believe what I just heard. Something like the sun's about to shine from the north? Come on my little fairy, wait until the splendid sun has set ...
Summer Story 2013 Beauty_L
I put two slices of barbecued pork into my bowl and shoved them around with my chopsticks. Mum stared at me, looking bewildered.
Living the life of James Bond_L
'Meghan, you won't believe what I've just heard,'I whispered into my phone as casually as possible, eyes firmly fixed on the men dressed in ...
Top Story 2012 Dear Jordan_L
It's autumn. Leaves are turning rich colours of yellow, orange and red. The air is going from the horrible muggy summer air that seems to thicken every time ...
Halogen L
There he was! The motion blur enthusiastic, the resolution unbecoming, the hues yellowed, the memories faded. Still, the photo was unmistakably of him ...