Fig

Singapore

she/her
16
hobbies: reading other peoples' published work on WtW

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"It is a lovely oddity of human nature that a person is more inclined to interrupt two people in conversation than one person alone with a book." - Amor Towles, Rules of Civility

Fig (Singapore) published:

Au revoir!!

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In the last carriage, I find a boy sitting alone and gazing out the window. We both say nothing and watch the last few trains pull away from the station.

'You can't outrun death,' I think to myself.

Outside, the sky is falling. Meteorites glare white, still burning up in what's left of Earth's atmosphere, before hitting the ocean and sinking into its depths. Trails of pearly dust are left behind in their wake. The boy's face is illuminated by...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 1 month ago

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Fig (Singapore) published:

Honeyed Bread

PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2021

The house smells like bread after baking, and my hands hold its scent---of orange peels, butter, and sugar.

You show me how to whisk the butter without losing the lightness. 

You teach me the phrase "light as sunlight" without even meaning to.

We dance, hand in hand, to Tchaikovsky with all the tenderness in the world. 

Our hearts are opened doorways, spilling out all the love we can bear.

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 1 month ago

Fig (Singapore) started following Paisley Blue (United States)

about 1 month ago

Fig (Singapore) liked Dialectics by Yellow Sweater (United States)

about 1 month ago

Fig (Singapore) liked Surrendering to Spring by Yellow Sweater (United States)

about 2 months ago

Fig (Singapore) started following solarflair (United States)

about 2 months ago

Fig (Singapore) liked Artichokes by Yellow Sweater (United States)

about 2 months ago

Fig (Singapore) liked Neon Orange by Yellow Sweater (United States)

about 2 months ago

Fig (Singapore) liked On Fire by Yellow Sweater (United States)

2 months ago

Fig (Singapore) liked The Girl in the Mirror by Ava Marie (Canada)

2 months ago