Stories tagged “chance”

  • Hollywood's Full of Girls Like You

    You remember her when you least expect it. She’s a flash of pure white in your mind, like the scarf she wore around her waist, and the scent of the mangoes she was oh-so fond of. You remember how they tasted on her breath when she’d shoved ...

    • Author: Byn
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Chance [another obscenely short poem]

    I am in love with possibility Infatuated with chance It’s the might-have-been’s And could-I-do’s That excite me Propelling me forward Towards the next golden opportunity.

    • Author: Ana Cristina
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Chance is Another Word

    Chance is another word It’s another way of saying All the failures I haven’t yet had Opportunity knocks, knocks hard I’m dropped on my butt Fate’s just a flavor of bad Chance is another word A promise life likes to make A lie to...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
  • goodbyes are meant for lonely people

    She looks at him with new, puzzled eyes. Her eyebrows form a confused expression..Why is he here? He glances at her sleeves, red stains forever to remain… his hand placed on teh phone, carrying her in the other, he gently sets her down on her bed...

  • Opportunity Seldom Comes (Mature)

    A guy named Jay was talking to Jane, his friend. " I love you", he said to the girl. Jane seemed to hear nothing so the Jay repeated, “I said I love you”. The gal had the same reaction. Feeling that the Jane wasn’t in love w...

    • Author: leaf
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
  • Here I Stand, Here I Fight

    Here I stand Between fighting until my last breath for you, Or using my last breath to leave you behind. My mind says take the easy way, But my heart says fight. So I gain my strength, Put on my armor, And fight my final fight for who I love, Fight for...

  • Wasn't Enough?

    I brought out the best in you, And you brought out the best in me. But it wasn’t enough was it? I loved you with all my heart, And you said you did too. But it wasn’t enough was it? I made changes, rearranged, And you altered your life . Bu...

  • Spare a Little Hope

    “Hello Ms….” Another door is slammed in my face, the force shaking a slight coat of dust off its crude wooden surface. No one will listen. What are they so scared of? They obviously aren’t scared of disintegrating. I walk through th...

  • Jump With Me

    Life is about taking chances. What do you say About taking one with me? It may be a risk worth taking. One thing is for sure, I won’t regret a thing. Past has taught me If you hesitate, You may miss out. You may regret. Sure we may fail But we wi...

  • Comfort

    I took a chance and we danced Embraced with lace In rhythm’s trance A sun beam slants Across your face As white as cream As comfortably warm as coffee steam

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Flash-Flash Flood of Blood (Mature)

    Sickening hags, half naked, draped in the contents of Abercrombie bags— high priced rags sliced up the thigh just to entice a guy. And here I am so sad I had a chance but alas I wear less-than-pants and thus have gained no inner circle entrance. ...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Donner: Party of Two

    “You know that only one of can leave this room.” I wondered if I felt as tired and worn out as Bruce looked. “I know. Now that there’s two of us it feels real. I wish we had better odds. Fifty-fifty is not that good.” I sa...

  • Don't Jump

    “Don’t do it,” Red said, frowning at his closest friend. “Don’t. Really, you don’t have to prove anything. Don’t. Do it. Don’t jump-” White smirked at him. He smirked. How could he look so happy whe...

  • Part i: At the End of the Subway

    Stephen had always wondered what happens when a subway train gets to its last stop. Did it go backward? Did it make a magical U-turn? Of course, he could have asked someone or even looked it up, but that would shatter the mystery, the magic. It start...

    • Author: Minion
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
  • Seven

    Creep and skitter, weave my web, decieve, entrance, capture. The three eyes peering from the gloom, the rush of pain and the sound of it all melting away. Trapper and trickster, betrayer and entangler, plotter and schemer. Arachnid, trinocular and para...

    • Author: K25fF
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
  • Questions

    The chance to run has come to naught I’ve lost the comfort that I sought The guilt consumes my body whole How did I wander upon this role? How did this temptation turn to sin? Why did I have to let it in? Why aren’t I as strong as I appear? When wi...

  • Questions

    The chance to run has come to naught I’ve lost the comfort that I sought The guilt consumes my body whole How did I wander upon this role? How did this temptation turn to sin? Why did I have to let it in? Why aren’t I as strong as I appear? When wi...

  • (Day 57) Humanity for Humans Lost

    Forget this act of kindness, please. Just look the other way and pretend I wasn’t there to pick you up. Don’t turn and give me some bewildered look due to my uncoerced attention. I’d rather we just part ways and keep in my mind the fe...

  • No Chance For a Boy

    “I will not take no for an answer!” The voice resounded through the hallways with the force of an avalanche. Four classrooms away Pistol and Tugs shivered at a shared imagined visual of Mr. Geddings bearing down on poor Amos with fervor and...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted 10 months ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Search Party: The Smugglers

    All right, gang, thanks for coming at this early hour, especially at such short notice. You know why we’re here. For all our sakes, we’ve gotta find every last one of these things before it’s too late. The shipment is due tonight in ...

  • Experience Agents: Prologue

    ‘The proof is in the pudding’. No one knows the origin of this piece of wisdom, but is the driving force behind the life and death chances and risks Experience Agents take to earn life. Few succeed. One inbred family controls a large portio...

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted 6 months ago.
  • Life's a Game

    Victor stared out of the window absently. What was he doing with his life? He had been stuck in this job for almost ten years, and where had it gotten him? He barely earned enough money to pay the rent, and what little had left, he squandered at the ca...

    • Author: Henjo
    • Posted 5 months ago.