Short Story

  • The Other Woman
    by klipingsastra on 6 November, 2018 at 9:41 am

    Norman never knew why he was so bothered by his wife’s question. He paced the room, in his studio, unable to sleep. Lighting another cigarette, he glanced at the ashtray now full with cigarette butts, all standing upwards as if mocking him for his inability to calm down. Just a few hours earlier, Norman and […] The post The Other Woman appeared first on Indonesian Short Stories | Kliping Sastra Nusantara. […]

  • The Secret of The Citrus Tree
    by klipingsastra on 22 Oktober, 2018 at 6:34 pm

    “Someday, if you see your dad walking out at night, don’t ever follow him and never ask him anything. Just act like you don’t see anything,” Grandma said to me, years ago. That’s how I have been living my life all this time: pretending to be silent and acting as if I’m not curious. It’s […] The post The Secret of The Citrus Tree appeared first on Indonesian Short Stories | Kliping Sastra Nusantara. […]

  • The Chosen Ones: New World Order
    by klipingsastra on 8 Oktober, 2018 at 4:42 am

    On July 17, 2175, the world’s greatest scientists, businesspeople, world-class leaders and politicians gather in the Webber Grand Auditorium to attend one of the most exciting events in science and history — a long-awaited moment for those who never fail to believe in the impossible. Those who receive an invitation to attend the event virtually, […] The post The Chosen Ones: New World Order appeared first on Indonesian Short Stories | Kliping Sastra Nusantara. […]

  • Home Sweet Home
    by klipingsastra on 24 September, 2018 at 6:04 pm

    Like her name, Mega, which means a girl who is like the clouds, Edemi Mega loved the idea of flying, suspended somewhere, grateful for the little respite even though she was nowhere near the orbit of finding an answer to where her life was headed. She would figure out what to do next when she […] The post Home Sweet Home appeared first on Indonesian Short Stories | Kliping Sastra Nusantara. […]

  • Know Thy Neighbors
    by klipingsastra on 11 September, 2018 at 4:43 am

    “Ibu, they’re getting closer,” my 7-year old daughter screams. Anxiety in her voice. “They’re setting fire to the car showroom,” she shrieks not a minute later. I had asked her to watch from the window on the upper floor and to report any new developments she sees on the street. I had shifted the sofa […] The post Know Thy Neighbors appeared first on Indonesian Short Stories | Kliping Sastra Nusantara. […]

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