SHORT-STORY: Whistles from another world

BY MATHISAH TURI Don’t whistle at night, they say, for you never know who might respond. Especially at night when darkness rules and silence is at it’s greatest. Ten year old Irai had not learned of this superstition. But she knew of the existence of the world beyond ours, where no humans dwell. She sawContinue reading “SHORT-STORY: Whistles from another world”

Welcoming Governor General of PNG to 2019 Goroka Show

By Mercy Frank My name is Mercy Frank and I’m 14 years old from Asaro village, Eastern Highlands province of PNG. I was born on January 17th of 2006. This story is based on how my friends and I welcome the Governor General Sir Bob Dadae to attend the 2019 Goroka show in Eastern HighlandsContinue reading “Welcoming Governor General of PNG to 2019 Goroka Show”

A safe place for Paulina and Jerry

*A story about Domestic Violence, how it affects women and children, and the options available for getting help Paulina’s father was a violent man. Every night, he would come home drunk, argue with her mother, and beat her up. Seeing this, Paulina would grab her brother Jerry by his hand, run into her room, lockContinue reading “A safe place for Paulina and Jerry”

A Papua Niuginian Novelette – Zac Efrongawi Visits Papua Niugini

05 NOVEMBER 2020 GREGORY BABLIS Riding in an old dugout canoe with a single outboard motor, Efrongawi is jokingly cautioned by his guide to keep his limbs and phalange’s well inside the confines of the vessel lest the crocodiles snap at him. “Keeping his head in the game” and his limbs in the canoe, EfrongainduContinue reading “A Papua Niuginian Novelette – Zac Efrongawi Visits Papua Niugini”

A Sad Tale of Two Brothers

23 October 2020 GREGORY BABLIS “Ati”. He walked on at his elder brother’s beckoning. It was not even 5 am yet crimson embers of solar rays were already piercing the night sky. Wisps of funneled air consistently thrashed violently against their bodies as Atilius crumpled his face and tilted his head away from the tear-jerkingContinue reading “A Sad Tale of Two Brothers”