Short Story

  • Memories
    by klipingsastra on 27 Februari, 2018 at 1:00 am

    MY father’s first love had been a woman who carried the ocean inside her. He had told us many tales of how she sang to the sea and held hands with the moon when the entire world was asleep. The last time he had seen her was at his high school graduation ceremony when she […] The post Memories appeared first on Indonesian Short Stories | Kliping Sastra Nusantara. […]

  • “Mad Man”
    by klipingsastra on 16 Januari, 2018 at 4:27 am

    THEY call me the mad man. Maybe it’s my long and messy hair. Maybe it’s my shabby appearance. Maybe it’s my habit of roaming around the city for years. Maybe it’s the fact that I am different from the socalled “normal people.” Or maybe I just look like a mad man. Actually, I consider myself […] The post “Mad Man” appeared first on Indonesian Short Stories | Kliping Sastra Nusantara. […]

  • The Ocean in Between
    by klipingsastra on 19 Desember, 2017 at 1:00 am

    IT was her thirty-seventh birthday today, and he — the husband — had taken her out for a romantic dinner at the Ritz, followed by an evening of rhythm and blues at their favorite café in Kemang. A tall African-American performer stood on a corner stage, rendering Seal’sKiss From A Rose. The husband called for […] The post The Ocean in Between appeared first on Indonesian Short Stories | Kliping Sastra Nusantara. […]

  • Given Another Life
    by klipingsastra on 5 Desember, 2017 at 1:29 am

    FIVE minutes to three in the early hours of the morning, Adinda sat upright on her bed and wiped the sweat sticking to her forehead with the back of her small bandaged left hand. Clutching the glass of water beside her bed, she took a sip thirstily, waiting. At exactly three, she took the cell […] The post Given Another Life appeared first on Indonesian Short Stories | Kliping Sastra Nusantara. […]

  • The Party
    by klipingsastra on 22 November, 2017 at 1:00 am

    THE military is rounding people up,” my boss said, sipping his coffee in the house’s small but sunny kitchen. No cream, two sugars. If you were what you drank, then the sweet, black coffee suited him perfectly. He was not a bitter man, despite how he might seem and all the rumors that circulated behind […] The post The Party appeared first on Indonesian Short Stories | Kliping Sastra Nusantara. […]

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