Category Archives: Writing

(en) Posts in any form of narrative which deals, in part or in whole, with events that are not factual, but rather, imaginary and invented by its author(s).

(es)Artículos en cualquier forma de narrativa que tratan, en su totalidad o en parte, de hechos no reales, sino más bien imaginarios o inventados por el autor/es)

freedom – (en)

Time was set in motion. His parents decided, when their child will come, it should be a free child. Their child came. They offered him their world. Time passed on. And because he was raised in a Catholic culture he … Continue reading

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lasagna and me – (en)

Humor keeps me alive. Humor and food. Don’t forget food –you can go a week without laughing. Food is one of the things I enjoy tremendously. After a good meal one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations. But in … Continue reading

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african seasons – (en)

Year by year, and taking its time to perhaps admit that things can’t ever bear the same certainty again, I learnt to like those transitional days, the moments between those perfect ever-changing dry and rain seasons, that define the face … Continue reading

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humans discerning cosmos – (es)

It was six men of Indostan To learning much inclined, Who went to see the Elephant (Though all of them were blind), That each by observation Might satisfy his mind. The First approach’d the Elephant, And happening to fall Against … Continue reading

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to my sister – (en)

I’d want to run as far and as fast as I could, but I just feel angry at myself and, at the same time, strangely appeased. Someone too close is falling off the face of this earth, to never come … Continue reading

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a mi hermana – (es)

Quisiera correr tan lejos y tan rápido como pudiese, pero solo me siento molesto conmigo mismo y, al mismo tiempo, extrañamente aplacado. Alguien muy cercano se está cayendo de la faz de la tierra, para nunca regresar. Y aquí estoy, … Continue reading

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don’t get me wrong – (en)

Don’t get me wrong. There’s an exotic red canary inside me that wants to get out but I’m too adamantine for him. He’s singing a little in there, I haven’t quite let him die, and yet he’s nice enough to … Continue reading

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in the death row – (en)

The blogger, with the sleeves rolled up, got on the keyboard, wrote a title, and then remained as blank as the Word’s page before him. A little uneasiness climbed up along his gullet, just to stop before the mouth. He … Continue reading

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bus stop – (en)

There was a young woman whose path often crossed with mine at the bus stop, while we were waiting. She was sweet and soft-spoken and she never failed to greet me. Sometimes we talked about the weather, when days were … Continue reading

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love in the time of war – (en)

Sometimes writing is painful. It is when you gather in tranquility emotions you thought long forgotten, when you astonished realize your skin has been toughened, but is not tough enough yet, when you observe it lined with cracks and scars … Continue reading

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be my valentines – (en)

In the days leading up to Valentine’s Day, all the females I know in the alley and the surrounding neighborhood had been reminding me of the impending event. “You will bring me chocolates, yes?” As with Tet lucky money, they … Continue reading

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all butts are different! – (en)

Friday. I work for a real bastard. We’re in the “Motivational” industry, and no industry has inflicted more suffering than ours. Motivational books, speakers and posters that have made billions selling shortcuts to success and tools for unleashing our “unlimited potential”. … Continue reading

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online fiction – (en)

There are many ways of posting fictional stories on the Internet, but the most fun, in my opinion, is when the author is hiding behind the scenes, when his name does not appear, when the writer is a ghost. It … Continue reading

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life is a dick – (en)

Life is like a dick; sometimes it becomes hard for no reason. On a hand, as in every drama, it contains many happy, angry, sad, and bitter scenes. On the other, like a hot bath, it feels good while you’re in … Continue reading

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the bizarre tourist – (en)

By today’s beauty standards my latest GF was an oil tanker. A beauty without grace, a hook without the bait, that thought Dom Perignon was a Mafia leader. The worst thing about her was when she wasn’t drunk she was … Continue reading

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my santa letter – (en)

Dear Santa Claus! I am a little girl. My papa ain’t no work, so we won’t have no Christmas. My little brother is satisfied with anything you will give him. I wonder if ever people have hurt you when nobody … Continue reading

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i’m a writer (not really) – (en)

As a young adolescent I wished to be a writer because writers were glamorous and sensual —I’m smiling an adopted-orphan smile as I write this. Writers lazed around places with colorful names as Chiang Mai and Rangoon inhaling opium in … Continue reading

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tiempo – (es)

Estás justo a tiempo de leer acerca de una de las cosas más interesantes de todos los tiempos: el Tiempo mismo. Nuestra lucha por comprender y expresar el tiempo viene de muy atrás en nuestra historia. Quince mil años antes … Continue reading

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un escenario distópico – (es)

En primer lugar vamos a dar por sentado que los científicos que trabajan en las computadoras, la robótica, la ingeniería genética y la nanotecnología, tengan éxito en el desarrollo de máquinas inteligentes que puedan hacer todas las cosas mejor que … Continue reading

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a dystopian scenario – (en)

First let us postulate that the computer, robotics, genetic engineering, and nanotech scientists succeed in developing intelligent machines that can do all things better than human beings can do them. In that case presumably all work will be done by … Continue reading

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