Upoma Aziz

January 27, 2022
January 27, 2022

Sunshower

“Ugh, rotten stains… Won’t budge…”

September 9, 2021
September 9, 2021

No Man Ever Steps in the Same River Twice

He sleeps on his side, on his right side, to be specific. On the nights the excruciating pain on his right shoulder numbs him, he

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Gone in the Morn

The creatures of the dark feed on fear. And hot sauce.

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Serein

“What’s the largest sum of money you’ve seen at a time?”

March 25, 2021
March 25, 2021

Wasteland’s Symphony

All the upsetting news we received, we learned to toss with the stones that skipped seven times across the water before sinking into oblivion.

February 11, 2021
February 11, 2021

Scotch Tape

A crestfallen soldier at the end of his service, the spine of the book was not vertical. It had contorted and bent at strange angles; if this were a person everyone would look at him with rueful, pitying eyes. Pitying eyes are curious, sneering eyes, prying eyes. Pitying eyes are not kind eyes.

December 3, 2020
December 3, 2020

Rainwater Tea

Do we measure the leaves first? Or do we pour the water?

November 12, 2020
November 12, 2020

Finding Webtoon

Webtoon is an app that lets you select from a myriad of web comics for free, unless you want to read an episode early.

September 17, 2020
September 17, 2020

Old Man’s Beard

I do not miss going to work, but I miss being young – not like the leftover puzzle pieces from several different sets jammed into one, never quite fitting.

July 30, 2020
July 30, 2020

A Serenade of the Sedulous

"You know," I said, opening my backpack. "Maybe I will work from here today, listen to your story and write something on it."