Category: Short stories

  • Selah Story: The Demolition (A Short Story Against Rape) | By Philip Asuquo

    Selah Story: The Demolition (A Short Story Against Rape) | By Philip Asuquo

    I had a brooding feeling that something bad would happen… She led us through the farm… Showing us the beautiful produce from her farm. The adults amongst us were impressed…The kids giggled with laughter, excited at the robust fruits...
  • SELAH STORY: PARABLE OF THE CONSTRUCTION WORKER [THE IRONY OF HARDSHIP]

    A Construction Supervisor from the 27th Floor of a Building was calling a worker on the ground floor but due to the noise at the site, the worker did not hear his Call. To draw the attention of the...
  • SELAH STORY: THE PRESUMPTUOUS CAT OWNER

    A cat was so faithful that its owner – a woman could leave her baby with it and go out to attend other matters. She always returned to find the child soundly asleep with the cat faithfully watching over...
  • SELAH STORY: PARABLE OF THE MOUSETRAP

    A mouse looked through the crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife open a package. “What food might this contain?” the mouse wondered. He was devastated to discover it was a mousetrap. Retreating to the...
  • SELAH STORY: BEFORE THE FIRST CHRISTMAS

    He could actually feel the sweat forming on his brows. His fists were tightly clenched and his lips were so dry. His countenance was melancholic and his eyes were so far away staring, unfocused even at empty space. Deep in...
  • SELAH STORY: CHRISTMAS AROUND A SHOE BOX

    Once upon a time, there was a man who worked very hard just to keep food on the table for his family. This particular year a few days before Christmas, he punished his little five-year-old daughter after learning that...
  • SELAH STORY: AN EMPTY EGG AND A NEW LIFE

    Jeremy was born with a twisted body, a slow mind and a chronic, terminal illness that had been slowly killing him all his young life. Still, his parents had tried to give him as normal a life as possible...
  • SELAH STORY: MAYBE TOMORROW WE’LL TALK

    Good morning, As you got up I watched and hoped you would talk to me. Just a few words, such as thanking me for something good in your life yesterday or last week, would do. †† But I noticed...
  • SELAH STORY: ANGELS ON EARTH

    Akeem was the only one left in the building, all the other workers left earlier but he’d plan to stay to paint the building overnight so that he can still make it to his daughter’s graduation the next day....
  • SELAH STORY: AIMLESS PURSUIT

    In a Southern countryside, a old farmer lived with his old dog. They live in a farm house not far from a highway that led to the city. The farmer loved to come out to the road when he...
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