Tag: creative

  • The crinkly old man goes to buy kibble but does not get there

    You see, the crinkly old man had forgotten to feed the kitten that morning and so she was beginning to gurgle with hunger. The crinkly old man was in the middle of writing his first novel (it wasn’t very good) but decided he would put it aside and go get some kibble as he had…

  • Too Young for Wearing Black

    Too Young for Wearing Black Laura Kenny (@LauraRacquel) Asylum Seeker I am too young to clothe myself in mourning black. A little mirror image of he who takes the living from the world. I’ve hidden away the person that I was – In a shroud of dark that drifts through streets with Beagle eyes, ever-edged…

  • Gratification, Inc.

    After much consternation on the bus, Frederick decided he would have sex with Fiona, his high school sweetheart. No, it would be a threesome: Fiona, himself, and a younger Joni Mitchell. His mind had been made. He hopped off the bus at Leicester Avenue and walked through the entrance of Gratification, Inc. In the lobby,…

  • A Man Like Luai

    A Man Like Luai

    A Man Like Luai by University of Melbourne student Ellena Savage is the winner of the Tharunka Non-Fiction Writing Competition 2012. Tharunka would like to thank the judges Lisa Pryor, Jason Whittaker and Matthew Thompson. It is May, 2009. A cold, clear night; frost will set over the tips of lawns before dawn. I wait…