Stories tagged “cell phone”

  • The Silence is Deafening

    I starred off into the distance, refusing to meet my mother’s gaze. She had some strange look in her eyes. She wasn’t upset, or mad, she was disappointed. Disappointed in me. I was very shy, while you could call my own mother a social butte...

  • When A Stranger Calls...Or in This Case...

    I went home mad. Kelly had no right to treat me or Kalyla this way. I flopped on my bed and groaned. Why was this happening to me? First I have to move to this backwater ridiculous part of South Carolina, and second my new girlfriend seems to have issu...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Hell Week at College

    It was an awful week. He already had some 500 word exams due by Friday and his computer got a virus and would not even turn on. The format for these exams was, of course, programmed onto his laptop. He knew his buddy down the hall had the same format ...

  • Requiem for the Phone Booth (Retro Ficlets Challenge)

    Ever think about unintended consequences? Take that friend you carry around in your pocket. The little guy you flip open whenever you feel like talking to someone, no matter where you are, or texting them in cryptic abbreviationspeak. Nobody ever expec...

  • Last Words

    I feel the my time is coming to its end. My bones are not as sturdy as they were. My inner parts don’t make the right electrical connections. My my best friend C likes me alright, but I know he’s thinking about trading me in already. When p...

  • Hibernation

    “Are you smoking again?” Puffs of warm air curled over the cell phone; she did in fact wish it was tobacco. “No, it’s just too loud inside is’all.” Light from the party flooded her feet and gallantly lit the porch be...

  • Now What?

    The big question. Now what? I sit on the edge of my bed, guitar resting on my knees, trying to put my newfound numbness into words… into a song, but my mind can’t make sense of it all. The words fly past, waiting for me to pluck one for the...

    • Author: Mackizme
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • It.

    “Stop. You’re doing that all wrong.” Who was talking? I was at home, alone, doing my homework. Just another Tuesday night. Whatever. I turned back to the calculator app embedded in my cellphone. In any case, there was no way I was go...

  • Loose Change: 2ยข

    Torrents flowed violently off the tires forming a wake as the police cruiser passed over the inundated, low-lying bridge at the outskirts of town. Far in front was the glowing haze of city lights, over the hill, on the horizon and growing closer by the...

    • Author: Sir Bic
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Unexpected Developments

    Cancerous vapor fills my lungs as I take another deep drag of my cigarette. The smoke wafts towards an open skylight, at odds with the sunlight streaming through the broken glass. Glass shards litter the floor, intermixed with blood. I pull the shell c...