Author: Mathisha Weerasekera

Oh Death

Estimated Reading Time: 1 minute

It’s a happy Sunday, filled with mellow sunlight and turquoise water. I see two kids playing by the water, feeding the ducks. All I could think of was, it’s not the time for death. Dogs barking in the distance, leaves rustling in the wind, melodies of various birds – almost like any Sunday. Afternoons are…

The Artist

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes

Let me paint your mind, I want you to listen to the colours, the sounds they make as they melt into my canvass. Each colour has a personality, some blend well and complement one another and some tend to conceal and stand out on their own. Let me look inside and see which colours you…

The Mermaid

Estimated Reading Time: 1 minute

Warning: Don’t fall in love with a Mermaid. If you do, you run the risk of never being able to feel that love again because it’s magical, something you won’t find in coffee shops or desolate motels. This is the kind of love that stays with you forever, one you carry around in the craters…

Monsters

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes

She lay underneath the stardust and moonlight and looked for monsters in the night. It was believed that a black hole was actually a beast with an undefined shape; it was a dark metallic mess of unknown particles that roared across the galaxy, eating stars.   And she would stay up every night looking for…

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