Short Story

  • Because You Remember
    by klipingsastra on 15 Januari, 2019 at 12:22 pm

    Dunia ini pang mantaganta (This world where we dwell) Ibarat Noraka pakkasiatta (Feels like hell) Hidup tersiksa ri tomo butta (Living in dread) Terombang-ambing ri jene matta (Tossed in tears)* You can’t recall who wrote it. The verse was in the language of your home. Makassar. The world has become an increasingly difficult place to […] The post Because You Remember appeared first on Indonesian Short Stories | Kliping Sastra Nusantara. […]

  • Rose
    by klipingsastra on 17 Desember, 2018 at 8:32 am

    Her big smile somehow eclipsed her small and slouching figure as she extended a greeting hand: “My name is Rose. I’ll be your neighbor.” We could not have asked for a warmer welcome after a long and tiring journey as we were to begin a new life far away from home. Rose was in her […] The post Rose appeared first on Indonesian Short Stories | Kliping Sastra Nusantara. […]

  • The Men Who Stole The Stars
    by klipingsastra on 4 Desember, 2018 at 8:42 am

    “I know you won’t jump off,” Ahmad told him, “No matter how far you get to tiptoeing off that ledge, you won’t.” “And why is that?” Reza asked, earnestly. Ahmad simply shook his head, joining Reza past the railings that held them back. The rugged man sat on it in a relaxed manner, while Reza […] The post The Men Who Stole The Stars appeared first on Indonesian Short Stories | Kliping Sastra Nusantara. […]

  • A Hairy Tale
    by klipingsastra on 20 November, 2018 at 8:35 am

    There is a strand of hair at the back of her right calf. She hunches down to take a closer look. It looks like it’s waving at her and cheekily whispering, “Come, come, hold my hand and let’s go see the sun together.” “Nasty little hair… I’m letting you go now. I’ll be back in […] The post A Hairy Tale appeared first on Indonesian Short Stories | Kliping Sastra Nusantara. […]

  • 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. […]

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