Category: Portfolio

Feel free to browse through the pieces that I’ve written. Some of them are only categorised under their specific formats. This page is just a general page for the pieces that I’m most proud of.

Essays, Portfolio

Imagining History through Fiction – The Interpretation of Murder

SPOILER WARNING: I don’t feel like the following contains any major spoilers, but proceed at your own risk anyway. Source: The Atlantic There were a few major things that happened in 1909 New York. 1909 was the year when there was the 300th year anniversary of the discovery of the Hudson River, the completion of flight …

Poetry

Ode to the Undiagnosed

Content Warning: This poem contains depictions of mental illness, self harm and body-focused repetitive behaviour. If you are sensitive to such content, please refrain from reading this. Otherwise, please proceed with caution.    —   I don’t know why you don’t know. Maybe it’s because you do know That even if you had known You …

Essays, Portfolio

Imagining History through Fiction – The Book Thief

SPOILER WARNING: Unlike my essay on The Help that mainly talked about the themes of the movie, this essay DOES contain spoilers for The Book Thief. If you haven’t read the book and/or watched the movie, I highly recommend that you do so prior to reading this essay. A common angle used in fiction set …

Fiction

Where Dreams Are Realised – Chapter 3

DISCLAIMER: This is an indefinitely unfinished story. There will only be three chapters posted. Read at your own risk.   Yuka and Lee glanced at each other, eyes widened, breaths held. The sound of their daughter screaming sliced through the concrete walls and the ambient noise of the night. They knew that they were going …

Fiction

Where Dreams Are Realised – Chapter 2

DISCLAIMER: This is an indefinitely unfinished story. There will only be three chapters posted. Read at your own risk.   Jen looked up from her phone. She stood and watched as Yuka’s shadow changed shape with every step she took towards her. Her mouth was agape and spiders were crawling all over her legs. Spiders …

Fiction

Where Dreams Are Realised – Chapter 1

DISCLAIMER: This is an indefinitely unfinished story. There will only be three chapters posted. Read at your own risk.   It’s not easy to pretend as if you’re listening to someone when they are speaking in a pompous manner. For some, it’s even a painful experience. Jen, for instance, suffered at the mere thought of …