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INDONESIAN STORIES

The Party

THE military is rounding people up,” my boss said, sipping his coffee in the house’s small [...]

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The Helper’s Man

THE nagging would come later. At the moment, the scene involves a setting sun, descending toward [...]

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Soldier of God

MY memory of that sad story is a little hazy. I was six at the time. [...]

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Sea Foam

EVERYONE in school knew exactly how I had developed an infatuation toward Daffa Fadhila by the [...]

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What’s on Sunday?

IT was not yet 10:30 a.m., but more than 300 churchgoers from neighboring parishes had already [...]

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The Old Man

I glanced at my phone. Two missed calls. The clock showed it was 2 a.m. Yet, [...]

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The Crybaby

I hear him whisper slowly, “Where is my big sister?” I’m not sure whether the question [...]

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Home

I took a gasp of air as the lilac skies left me momentarily enthralled. I took [...]

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Longing

I had endured long, lonely nights like no one else had. Arriving at a hotel in [...]

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Sunyata

SHE walked past her usual spot at the beach, a quiet area away from the tourists, [...]

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