Ameer Malik

kay liang the shape color sep 21

The Shape

A fable

The great oak tree walked toward Michael, wrapped its long, thick roots around him, and pinned him to the ground. Thin roots slid into his throat. They crept out of his nostrils, ears, and eye sockets. Everything burned, as if the tree were made of fire. He thought the tree was bending down toward him…

katie cafaro color viewer discretion is revised

viewer discretion is revised:

how violence in PG-13 movies should be handled

One of my favorite things about the summer is that I get time to watch movies. I don’t care too much about the sunshine outside; lead me to an auditorium with a projector or give me a couch in front of a TV and I’ll be happy. And although summer is the season for big-budget…

diana hong flashback spring weekend

flashback

a lightning-fast run down memory lane

The only TV series I’m trying hard to keep up with right now is “The Flash.” For every other show I watch, I can wait until I have enough time for a binge, but I want to watch “The Flash” as it airs on the CW. There’s just something about it. When I watch it,…

Ruth han the names mar 2 2016

The names

a short story

During his New Year’s ritual of cleaning his apartment, Zaid opened the bottom drawer of his wood desk to find the prayer beads. There were 99 of them, made of plastic, dark blue and strung together in a loop by a thin string. He didn’t know if they had been lying there waiting for him,…

Jenice Kim google search, color version (nov 2 2015)

google search

the quest for life’s answers

A sad fact of life is that we will inevitably both get hurt by and hurt someone who close to us. It’s unavoidable; the Fates have woven this truth into our lives, and our tea leaves will always foretell this and other fuck-ups in our futures. Hurting a friend is especially brutal because intimacy removes…