The Bird We Brought Home & Other Stories

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
Genre: Comedy, Creative Non-Fiction, Opinions, Slice-of-Life
Themes: No particular ones
Rating: PG (May have instances of coarse language)
Type: Random, Non-Fiction


A collection of my creative non-fiction short stories.

All of these are real, but accuracy is dependent. I mean, how accurate can the human mind be when remembering things? I can't even remember where was the last place I put my phone at...

In any case, if you want to find out stories of my life, or just small anecdotes, or a few events that were specially poignant in my mind, this is where you come to.

Table of Contents

Caramel Pudding

Submitted: October 13, 2016

Written as the second of two essays, for my final submission in a university creative writing class. I didn't think that I would be w... Read Chapter

First Day of School

Submitted: October 13, 2016

So, back in my creative writing class, we were introduced to the Pillow Book of Sei Shounagon, whose rather philosophical yet beautifully... Read Chapter

My University

Submitted: October 13, 2016

A little defamiliarising exercise, where I was supposed to describe my university as an unusual character or a stranger... I had classmat... Read Chapter

The Bird We Brought Home

Submitted: October 13, 2016

Another piece that I wrote in school about one of the most bewildering, exciting and impactful event in my life. I spent only about a few... Read Chapter

We Cease to Dream as Adults

Submitted: October 13, 2016

A small little piece that I was inspired to write after reading this Japanese novel that asked why adults ceased to dream, despite h... Read Chapter

My Parents: Old-Fashionedness and Exam Results

Submitted: October 13, 2016

So here is the piece that I submitted as my final assignment for my creative writing class (along with the Caramel Pudding piece). This w... Read Chapter