Stories tagged “Coffin”

  • Time Travel: Six Feet Deep

    At first I screamed, I cried, I kicked, I clawed. Alone. The darkness was so black that I thought to be swallowed by it. Then eventually something inside me broke. Then nothing. The velvet began to droop, and for the longest time a piece of it tickled ...

    • Author: Ronnie
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Funeral. (Mature)

    The ruckus started behind me. It was a good few minutes before I could see what was happening. Dad? “Dad. What is happening?” He couldn’t hear me. As a matter of fact no one could hear me . I was in a coffin. I remember now. If I co...

    • Author: Marli
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Rest

    I’ve always hated these things. The room is humid, full of people dressed in their Sunday Best—though it’s Thursday. The women collect in the center, dabbing at their eyes with inky-smudged handkerchiefs. As I shove through the gaggle...

    • Author: Byn
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Rogue Trucking

    Hans finished waiting by prepping his girl. She was an eighteen wheeler, a “big rig”, with too much dirt and far too many miles. He had heard her dismissed as a “hunk of junk”, but he knew she had it where it counted. Together t...

  • Come Here Often?

    I awoke in darkness, with no idea of how much time had passed. Hazy memories served to give me an idea of where I was, along with the scents of cheap pine and wet earth. Joe had awakened at the morgue. How had I earned a coffin? More importantly, how w...

    • Author: Cally Beck
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Laughing Eyes

    My vision swam strangely. I looked up at the sky; it was a vivid dark purple… like looking at a photo taken at night that had been overexposed. It was night again. I must have slept through the day. “I do it often enough,” she said. S...

    • Author: JayDee
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5