Stories tagged “Wedding”

  • Wedding of White

    “She says it was the happiest day of her life,” she thought to herself. Her glistening gown was bright enough to be made of clouds. The sheer veil draped over her, covering her bright eyes and pale face. She glanced at the fading cream-colored phot...

  • Gaining a Daughter

    “C’mon! Do it!” The best man was tapping his fork against his Champagne glass. Cheryl winced, not at the sound, but at the thought of such an expensive, easily shattered piece of crystal in the hands of someone so obviously drunk. As ...

    • Author: jesteram
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Pressure

    Panic isn’t the right word yet, but it’s close. I know I shouldn’t feel like this. There shouldn’t be this pressure. It’s supposed to be the happiest day of my life, right? I’m not even there anymore. I know she̵...

    • Author: zorro
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • Scheduling Conflicts

    Yesterday, I found out my sister’s wedding coincides with the apocalypse. I’ve known about the apocalypse for months now—in fact, I was discussing it with my boss when the mail arrived. Sorting through it, I found a cream-colored, rice paper enve...

    • Author: Mayra
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Her Only Day

    . . . . Under her bridal veil . . . . despondent sobs . . . .

    • Author: TextMason
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Scheduling Conflicts II

    Sarah can’t help but look at me the same way she has for twenty three years: the cocked head, the squinting eyes, the shapes the muscles in her arms make in front of her chest. She is staring at my tattoo poking through the back of my ivory Maid-of-H...

    • Author: Mayra
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Summer Wedding

    “When will you pop the question?” he asks me. We’re sitting around a table in the bar nearest the office, celebrating what must be the fifth engagement of the year. Nearly every other man at the table is married, engaged, or divorced ...

    • Author: Ben Paddon
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Those words...

    We stand here. You and me, me and you. My fingers cradle yours. We are in a full room but to us, we are the only people in it. ‘This is it,’ I think, swallowing. I focuss on your sweet face, framed in white lace. Your dark eyes staring deep...

    • Author: Abby (LoA)
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Good Riddance

    “And that’s that,” Charlotte shrugged, marking the end of the horrifying story. “But, but why didn’t you try to get anyway? Why didn’t you try to report any of this?” She shrugged again, a trait of hers I was s...

  • Waiting... At the Aisle

    I stood there waiting, no longer needing the blush I had put on as my cheeks were now scarlet with embarrassment. I could only imagine how horrible I looked; my face was soaked with sweat from the nerves. Thank goodness for veils. I was getting tired o...

  • A Happy Ending??? From Me???

    Slowly, she walked down the isle, arm in arm with her father. It was the happiest day of her life. She was about to burst with joy as she looked down the isle to her future. Her destiny. He was dressed in a stunning black suit, and his hair combed was ...

  • A Nice Day For a White Wedding (Mature)

    Jack pulled the door shut behind him and adjusted his cufflinks. They kept getting caught on the cuff of his jacket. It was beginning to get on his nerves. “So what’s so important that you had to talk to me right now? I’m getting marr...

    • Author: thelostgirl
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Old Habits Die Hard (Mature)

    “Luc, I’m marrying Carrie today. I can’t do this,” Jack said, his hands searching for the doorhandle behind him. “Sure you can,” Lucas said. “It’s just like when we were kids. Remember when mum made us ta...

    • Author: thelostgirl
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Wedding Is Most Definitely Off (Mature)

    She stopped dead in the doorway, paralysed by what her husband to be was doing to his brother. Carrie had always suspected that there was someone else but she had thought that Jack would get over it once they were married. Obviously she was wrong. They...

    • Author: thelostgirl
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Saved by the Priest. (Mature)

    “…speak now or forever hold your peace.” A man on the right side of the room stands up and yells: “The groom is six pounds of assholes stuffed into a douche bag, does that count?” Woman on the left side: “The bride is really...

  • Shotgun Wedding

    She gazed into the eyes of her killer and whispered “I do”. ……..

  • Forever Gone

    He left me in tears. The dress grayed as my skin wrinkled. …………..

  • Oops! I did it again. (Mature)

    " Remember how I joked about getting you drunk and going through a drive through chapel." “Yeah.” he replied anticipating the train wreck that was to come. Damn his uncontrollable drinking. This wasn’t the first time somethi...

  • Dearest Love

    A hacking cough tugged the ribbons from Marissa’s hands once more, interrupting her peaceful rhythm. She frowned at her sister, who smiled sheepishly. “I apologize. I am rather nervous.. After all, I am getting married.” Sophie said, ...

  • In His Mind

    The cake, delivered. Her dress, she’s putting on now. The crowd, they’re waiting. Voices always speaking. Words embodying anxiety. Killing Every Little Thought. STOP! ….Too much. Heart is racing faster than thought possible. &#...

    • Author: musicgirl
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Memories (II)

    Nothing can be right in the world Everyone is the enemy Parents the absolute foe Furious words screamed Pricking deep, like thorns Tension always in the air Building and growing A bud of a flower opening Flames swirling A monster threatening Clawing i...

    • Author: Mononoke
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Memories (III)

    It looked so close…but… JFK launch site was so far Day break next behind the clogged sky And then the kiss Everyone claps No one can prevent the smiles The white trailing dress The structured black tux Mothers crying Fathers being strong Holding ba...

    • Author: Mononoke
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Airships: An Almost Night Terror

    When she finally came to, she was tied to a chair in a large and grand office. Sitting across from her on a couch was the man she had come to hate. He was reading a horticulture encyclopedia. “Ah, Miss Fiamma. We finally meet.” The man̵...

  • Bubbles and Grown Ups

    With a carefully metered exhale I unleashed a torrent of tiny bubbles over the garish centerpiece. Before clearing the table they caught a downdraft from the air conditioning and swirled chaotically before dashing themselves upon the white tablecloth. ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • What's The Opposite of Schadenfreude?

    Greg stared into his weak rum & coke and swished the ice around. (Why am I even here?) Well, his friend was getting married. Of course he had to show up. He downed the last of the sub-par drink, and surveyed his surroundings. The amateur DJ armed w...

    • Author: kyle90
    • Posted over 6 years ago.