Stories tagged “bruise”

  • Nothing is Wrong

    Looking into Nathaniel’s eyes made me forget everything else. There was no more hurt or pain or hidden bruises. Looking into his eyes made me feel like I was almost worth something, like maybe I wasn’t doomed for eternity. I held my smile f...

  • 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...

  • Contusion [poem]

    shudder shock of blood that rises lava-like beneath my skin — crimson in its urgency sudden in its intensity all my limbs are frozen, inarticulate as I am made newly aware of the fragile cage that houses me I rub at the unfurling bruise as if t...

    • Author: Ana Cristina
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5