Microfiction #26 – All the Unrequited Loves

"I believe all the unrequited loves are still out there somewhere. Prolly lightyears away, fleeing through space and time. Ashamed of their past and desperate for a retrieval. And someday, one fine day, on their lightyears journey eons through the observable universe, all the unrequited loves will reach the end of the universe, and they … Continue reading Microfiction #26 – All the Unrequited Loves

Microfiction #22 – The Second Law

“You know what—heartbreak and death are the few things that make me ponder the second law of thermodynamics a little further,” she said, as she lay down stargazing the studded night sky on a cold grass field. “Entropy?” he asked, lying on the same patch of dewy grass, “it’s just a bunch of derivatives.” “Why … Continue reading Microfiction #22 – The Second Law

Microfiction #17 – The Letter Has Found Me

The letter has found me befuddled in a gloomy passageway of a century-old building. The architectural influence is of Grecian-Spanish--tinged with mossy white and chapped blood red paint. A spectre-like young lady donning bright yellow sundress seems to be passing hither and yon behind old pillars along the hushed corridor. Somehow, the lady seems to … Continue reading Microfiction #17 – The Letter Has Found Me

An Idiot Approach to the Derivation of Mathematical Expressions of the Bridge and Torch Problem

First off, I had been working on this puzzle--trying to derive an equation or two out of it--over the past two years. I was first presented with the puzzle at a science museum I used to work part-time at. Intrigued by how mathematically intuitive it is--at least, that's how I immediately perceived it--I ruminated about … Continue reading An Idiot Approach to the Derivation of Mathematical Expressions of the Bridge and Torch Problem

Microfiction #16 – Approaching the Convergence

“Have you ever thought of how the socioeconomic status can be put as a converging logarithmic function in a Cartesian plane; where as we grow older, our socioeconomic status converges to a certain limit or value?” he asks, “hence, slowly diminishing opportunities in life to null.” “Hm, that’s a good question,” she replies as she … Continue reading Microfiction #16 – Approaching the Convergence

Microfiction #14 – Quantum Lovers and Quantum Dating

Caroline had always been hesitant about the budding quantum relationship between her and Bob. As many lovers in the quantum realm had discovered throughout their atemporal history, that a broken entangled lover was always a risky gamble. Bob had grown more genuine with his feelings toward Caroline and had well moved on from Alice—whom he … Continue reading Microfiction #14 – Quantum Lovers and Quantum Dating

Microfiction #12 – The Lady in the Yellow Daisy Sundress

It was not long after the payload fairing was jettisoned and the spaceship revolved about its centre of mass preparing for the next manoeuvre that we promptly were greeted with the phenomenal vista—only very few people would get the right set of circumstance to witness it—that of the big blue planet reflecting the brilliant sunbeam … Continue reading Microfiction #12 – The Lady in the Yellow Daisy Sundress

Microfiction #11 – Heartbreak at the Corner of a Non-Parallel Continuum

Bob left the restaurant with specks of scarlet drinks blooming through his shirt. He stopped by the sidewalk and slowly got soaked under the fine light rain in that sorrowful late evening. He sighed, turned around and took a look back at Alice. She was sobbing into her napkins and still sitting tight at the … Continue reading Microfiction #11 – Heartbreak at the Corner of a Non-Parallel Continuum