Stories tagged “alone”

  • In Between Minds: Moment to Moment

    After the first bit of instruction I was left alone, presumably at Sofiya’s direction. I wasn’t sure if she was in charge of everything but everyone seemed to do as she asked. I didn’t mind being alone this time. It was different than...

  • Suicide by Poseidon?

    I had gotten used to tempting fate and getting away with it. Cheap drugs, fast women, and wild gambling streaks all left me unaffected. Hell, I’ve survived savage animal attacks, car crashes, earthquakes, even lightning strikes… but this ca...

  • Horn-rimmed Eyeglasses

    Where the hell am I? I was almost certain that I had opened my eyes, but all I could see in front of me was perpetual darkness. I attempted to stand, but before I could straighten, my head hit stone. My bones ached and lungs burned; I had never imagine...

    • Author: Ari Marx
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Staying in Silence

    When I woke up, there was silence. The apartment was quiet. It was only as I noticed the stillness in my home that I stretched out my senses beyond, listening further. No birds chirped outside my window. No cars honked angrily on the street. No trains ...

  • A Hollow Cry

    Crouched, fetal Floorshaped Hands clasped Crying out Hollow Please Make it stop Make this wretched point end Make this solo romance finish Make this deathly echo cease Hands clasped Please Pray to God To Vishnu To whoever To make it stop Rid me of this...

  • Words.

    I need you weak. I need you vulnerable. If I could make you fall in love with only my words I’d write forever. Let each word drip from your lips. If my words have no effect and do not bring even a small flutter to your stomach, I’ll keep you only i...

    • Author: meep
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
  • Bonds of Blood - Part 1: The Postcard

    I winced as my F.M. reciever died in a burst of deafening static, leaving me with just the sounds of the road. That was all I needed. I was out in the middle of nowhere, in the dark and now I had no music either. Without Sieber’s “Long Past...

  • Promises

    It’s been so long Since he felt like he was whole. Too many moments are lost In floods of emotion he can’t control. Instead of what he wants, It became what he needs You were his focus, Helping him make sense Of what his life could be. You ...

  • The River

    Joesephine was nearly unconcious, waiting for death when she felt Brandon’s outstretched hand clutch at her shirt, and she was both relieved and terrified. Josephine tried to scream a warning, anything, but the icy water reduced her screams to we...

  • Ocean of Regret

    Her cloak billowed behind her as she ran across the sand. Not until she reached the water’s edge did she slow to a stop. The waves lapped gently at her feet, soaking her shoes. No matter. The internal pain outweighed anything she felt in the physical...

  • Adrift

    I float away on a soft current, the smell of salt and fish strong in my nostrils. With each breath, a small geyser of water lifts itself from the bottom of my raft, briefly wetting my face. The waves brush languidly against my broken form, caressing my...

  • The Girl in the Corner.

    Why don’t you love her, the girl in the corner? She really needs your love. Watch her in silence, curled up in the corner, waiting for a sign from above. She’s always alone, alone in the corner. Her smile gives away her disguise. It’s...

    • Author: OpenSkies
    • Posted about 2 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • DEAR GOD (Mature)

    [week 10] Dear GOD, I sit here on the shitter, wondering when this will end. Wondering if I should Puke or shit? When did becoming pregnant become a curse? How can I work with every moment hugging the toilet, and pissing myself because I can’t ho...

    • Author: Sage Autumn
    • Posted about 2 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Dawn of the Iconoclast: Forsaken

    “I won’t be a part of this any more, Traian!” Bethseba shouted. “I used to believe in you but the last of that belief has been stolen by the crows that shadow us waiting for us to feed them. We were warriors once, not executione...

  • Tales from the Sidewalk: Lost and Alone

    Shelly was terrified. Nothing looked familiar. She had no idea where she was or where her mom had went. All she could do was keep walking forward, tightly clutcing the bone charm her gandmother had made for her. She felt tears coming and shook her head...

  • Dawn of the Iconoclast (3): Forsaken

    “I won’t be a part of this any more, Traian!” Bethseba shouted. “I used to believe in you but the last of that belief has been stolen by the crows that shadow us waiting for us to feed them. We were warriors once, not executioners, and this but...

  • Tails of Feint: In the North

    The wind gusted and snow fell off the branches outside. The snow held a special place in his heart. Everything slowed down when it fell. The moon reflected off the forest floor creating a peaceful blue hue outside his window. The snow flakes gently bru...

    • Author: Ampersand
    • Posted almost 2 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Driven

    When the last tear had dried and the consolers had gone home, Kent wandered around in the gloom like a purposeless ghost. What had once been a home, now smothered in its desolate emptiness. Things were broken; he was no longer whole. “-to love an...

  • The Flip of a Switch

    Steven frowned and stepped backwards. He swore he had turned off this part of the facility. He slid his card through the reader and pushed the heavy doors apart. Inside the lab, the rows of computers sat silently while static flickered across their scr...

  • Surrounded, Alone, and Dirty

    A rotund figure righted from his work and tucked his chin to let a rolling, rumbling emanation escape his gullet. He paused, then drawled, “Mmm, Fritos, Dr. Pepper, and just a hint of sugar snap peas.” “Seriously,” Camden said, ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 1 year ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • A Pervasive Kind of Sickness

    Winds, spurned by the white-capped mountains to the east, blew across the valley plain in hacking spasms. The long stemmed grasses of the valley’s floor prostrated themselves obediently in the face of such violence. Directly in the path, a lone f...

  • Trapped and Alone

    Meaganne regretted saying the words as soon as they left her mouth. She was trapped here and this would only make things worse. The insult seemed to pierce the thick lord, paralyzing him in mid stride. After a single breathless moment, Renn rounded on ...

  • Another Year

    Hot cocoa sloshed. A small spot appeared on her jeans, just above her knee. She laughed at her own clumsiness before she finished off the last few swallows of the soothing liquid. It had cooled quickly. She stood, setting the mug back in its place, shi...

  • 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 about 1 year ago.
  • when he's gone

    I miss him when he’s gone But can’t stand when he’s Beside me Absence makes the heart grow fonder Or only more confused? And when his friends cluster around I only feel more distant But when he leaves I’m lonely Absence makes ...