Stories tagged “advice”

  • Who Am I?

    The moon glimmered in the sky, while the stars twinkled in the night. It was a sight to see. (But if you didn’t see it that’s ok, it will probably happen again.) That was the best night of my life. Do you wanna know why? Well, it’s because I lear...

  • What If?

    If you’re ever put down,always come back up. If you’re hurt, don’t let it effect your life. Even if your day is going terribly, don’t be mad or sad because you never know what’s going to happen tomorrow. If anyone ever lies to you or turns th...

  • Be Cute

    Long, drawn out sobs escape me as I lie against the pavement in my driveway. I can’t stop, no matter how hard I try. Even the honeysuckle-scented, humid air can’t calm the torrent of tears. I focus on one star and continue to shake. My eyes...

  • Deprecated

    In my younger days, my friends knew they could count on me. My children depended on me; I supported my wife as best I could, knowing Sharon would do the same. We tried to give our kids the lessons they needed back then, advice they asked for when they ...

    • Author: Algorithm
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Expand Your View

    You ever have one of those days? Where it all just falls away? You get down to the basis of it, and realize that you just suck? Now it’s not the end of the world, As your life is being unfurled. You just have to settle down, and step off of your ...

  • Sage advice always hits where it hurts most

    Have you ever played the game ‘Ouch’? It’s this game where you sit in a circle. Let’s say I have A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H sitting in a circle. Whenever A’s name is called, he will have to hit B’s lap. Like really hard. B has to bear it sou...

  • Dating Theory and Application

    “Seriously, though, you were doing a good job. Now all you drink is soda.” “Well, I like to take break-” “Quick quiz! You and your date are talking. She’s telling you about her hobbies and interests, how do you respo...

  • To Caleb's Future Girlfriends

    The thing about Caleb is that you always feel like you’re losing him. He’ll distance himself. From time to time, he won’t meet your eyes. In most guys, this would be like a metaphorical neon sign flashing over his head, saying Get out...

  • A Man I Talked To

    I talked to a man He gave me advice He told me to see where I stand I was more than confused I talked to this man again He tried to be nice He told me he needed to see where he stands He seemed only slightly amused I saw this man today I approached him...

  • Chronicles Of Millie and Me Chapter 8

    Cuthridge, Victoria, Australia February 2nd 1994 Demetri rushes inside the house from coming off the school bus to tell Millie some good news. “Millie, Millie! Candice Williams asked me if she could please come to my 13th Birthday Party she is th...

  • By Passionsocks

    My friend, I fear you have been trapped by the page, All these colors you’ve used — a war did you wage, Its past time to unwind, to surrender your ink. And transform the paper with a nod and a wink. A fold and a crease, a tuck and a bend And soon y...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted about 4 years ago.
    • 2 out of 5
  • Advice For A Role Model (Mature)

    Show No love Go glove A world of Push and shove Smoosh and rub Shoulders at a Gucci club Eat mooshi pork, and sushi grub Use drugs, drink booze, refuse every hug Fuck the floozy you found at that douchey pub Tear the wings off your ‘good side che...

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    Stay alert, dark emerald castaway, don’t let your heart get hurt Let ambition transplant wishing Truth of self is missing assembly through recognition Pick up your pen— suspicious And then—get twisted Like a tongue on delicious Hit ...

  • In Service to the Machine

    I rocked back and forth in my chair and shared what I remembered. “The machine was beautiful and frightening. It had tunnels like veins, that led to chambers where the scarecrows trapped moonlight in clear rods, and used it like we use electricit...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Advice For All of the Single Girls, Ladies, and Women On Ficly (Mature)

    Scrutinize guys Who comprise lies Cute in suits and ties Refute their loose eyes Chop them down to size Make them hide their pride Inside where double standards Rubble as their inner city planners Anger and manors made of manners Collapse, watch them c...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Just Write It

    Just write it Don’t fight it Hit publish If it’s rubbish Let people doubt it And talk ‘ish’ about it Like, “that sound is clouded- It’s puddled on the grounds Of muddled meaning” Please read into the reasons Why I sway leaves off ...

  • Letting Go

    “Even though I know what she is, I am powerless around her.” Matt flexed his calloused hands into fists, face mirroring the storm outside. He spoke quickly. “No man can stand against her. She is a succubus that turns men into marionet...

  • Conversations With Someone Who Keeps You Going

    I, alone. You know what you are to me? A grizzly bear, watching salmon, Choosing which to hunt. Me, here. You know what you remind me of? A leader, a star. You’ll make it one day. Keep working. Myself. You know who you are? Find out. Learn, Serve...

  • Woodworker

    “I always admired your work.” “The fact that you can say that is simply tribute to my failure as a father. All of those days I spent toiling at the shop were days I spent hiding from my responsibility at home. I had, and still have no...

  • Chicken Sandwich; A Warning.

    It is possible to be out-smarted by just about anything if you’re not paying attention. Case in point: chickens. When in doubt, the chicken wants your sandwich; it looks much tastier than chicken feed. The fact that the chicken has been circlin...

  • Anti-buddies

    “Taking advice from a crazy person makes you just as crazy and equally culpable.” I said more calmly than I felt. “But she sounds like she knows what she is talking about and she is just so damned sincere!” Jason toyed with his ...

  • The Needs Of A Knight

    “Right, I know you’re all so fresh that you’re still sore about the shoulders from being dubbed, but it’s important you know the practical side of knighthood. So, packing. Don’t look at me like that. You think you’re...

  • Akin to a Red Dawn

    Kate leaned in close. “That one? The one in the middle?” “Yeah that’s her. She’s Hawaiian.” I said. “She’s trouble. In fact she’s so much trouble, I’d call her a Jenny.” Kate said matter...

  • Three For The Price of One

    Make friends with the first anesthesiologist you meet down in hell _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Girls preoccupied with looks become most women obsessed with money _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Silence is a strength if contemplative and fair; judging b...

  • How Dare You? And Other Phrases (Mature)

    If you could only eat one thing, Avocados contain enough healthy fats and nutrients to keep you alive for the rest of your life. Avocado pits, on the other hand, contain cyanide. In New York City, the items on McDonald’s Dollar Menu are two dolla...