Stories tagged “blindness”

  • Good Morning, Mr. Smith.

    He opened his eyes with a gasp, thinking it was the same dream he had every night. But it seemed darker than usual, and stuffier, in his room. “I need to open a window,” he thinks. He sits up and slams his head into something, hard. He push...

    • Author: Miss Molly
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Another dark day

    It only took four tries to get my key in the lock this time, and I heard the comforting snick as I turned the key and let myself in. I pushed the door shut behind me and leant sideways against the wall. I was hot, sweaty, out of breath, but elated. I&#...

    • Author: Bill Hartzia
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Thanks for the Memories

    One day, my roommate didn’t return from his checkup. Stuck together for almost a year, and then suddenly all alone. Despite my current circumstances, nothing made me more aware of my own mortality than the day my roommate didn’t return. As ...

  • The Fable of the Raven and the Stork

    Once, a raven met a stork at a bird party and fell in love. The stork was everything she was not- tall, skinny and good looking. Despite having crippling insecurities, she revealed her true feelings for him by offering him things he lacked. It wasnR...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • What Are You Really Seeking?

    Lust keeps my pants down and my walls built high, leaving me focused on how and not why I should do or pursue my impulses and whims. Reasons aren’t given. I won’t even try to examine my wants with such rational views. On the altar of lust, ...

    • Author: memento
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Hateful Birds

    These eyeless creatures stare me down. They probably think they’re so intimidating with their vast wing span and razor-edge beaks. But what I realize is that I have eyes. I have the power to truly see. I am full of soul and full of all this unuse...