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Given Another Life

Short Story by Jonathan Tan (The Jakarta Post, December 04, 2017)

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. 2,288 more words

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After such a crazy week breaking a toe and having my teeth filed… yes I am serious, I had my teeth filed by a Balinese High Priest known as a Sulinggeh, in an epic 30 hour… 832 more words


The Party

Short Story by Devina Heriyanto (The Jakarta Post, November 20, 2017)

The military is rounding people up,” my boss said, sipping his coffee in the house’s small but sunny kitchen. 1,659 more words

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Bali – Mount Agung VOLCANO ALERT level 3 _aerobics and jiggling chandeliers

Most mornings I crawl out of my bed at around 5.30am and walk our dogs with Made.

Some mornings I give it a miss, I justify this to myself believing that last night’s vigorous aerobic work out was enough exercise. 548 more words


The Helper’s Man

Short Story by A.J. Anwar (The Jakarta Post, November 6, 2017)

The nagging would come later. At the moment, the scene involves a setting sun, descending toward its place of retreat at the bottom of the sea. 1,719 more words

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Soldier of God

Short Story by Anton Kurnia (The Jakarta Post, October 30, 2017)

My memory of that sad story is a little hazy. I was six at the time. 1,696 more words

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Sea Foam

Short Story by Latifa Sekarini (The Jakarta Post, October 23, 2017)

Everyone in school knew exactly how I had developed an infatuation toward Daffa Fadhila by the time I started the ninth grade. 1,516 more words

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