Stories tagged “close”

  • Moment; Moment Lost

    I looked into Tyson’s clear blue eyes. He walked up close to me. Close enough for me to breath in the scent that was uniquly his. I swayed ever so slightly. I enjoyed his scent a little to much; just a quick wiff and I was already drunk from it. ...

  • Now and Forever

    The apartment was dark and musty; the fingers of sunlight had not brushed the living room in days. The whole building was buzzing with the news. Everyone three floors above and below had heard the fight – the screams, the insults, the words. She ...

  • Already Hooked

    I felt myself start to pull back, but stopped. I was determined to enjoy at least one thing in my new life. My heart was beating very fast. His hands felt extremly warm against the icy skin of my neck and cheek. When he dropped his one hand down to my ...

  • listen...to the violent silence

    She was watching him, waiting “You don’t know,” he started, “the silence, its killing me inside. I’m dying. The silence, isn’t it affecting you? Or am I the only one going insane?” The coffee was now resolved to a ring at the bottom of hi...

  • read to me

    The water seemed to hover on the great expanse of the Delaware river, almost like a blue sheet caught horizontally in the wind. It was mesmerizing in an ordinary way, but I was stuck on it. The wind blew frigid air in every uncomfortable direction, and...

  • Pulse

    I write and write and write and hate it and backspace and backspace and backspace over and over and over and none of it ever sounds right. I’ve got so many thoughts running through my head, but none of them clear. It’s like my mind is so in...

  • Plans on Paper

    “But how do you know that. This isn’t a world where plans work like they do on paper Hannah,” my anger was starting to get a hold of me, yet her voice remained calm and emotionless. “That’s why I cover all instances. I knew th...

  • So Close

    This is it! This is the moment I’ve been waiting for! All my life I’ve dreamed of playing the lead role in a West End show and now I have that chance! I’ve been singing all day, making sure I know the songs, the dances, my lines. And ...

  • Touch

    Sensory Overload. Everything hurt. I had been the same… but it hadn’t hurt before. I hadn’t felt it before. My head was pounding, ears ringing, palms bleeding, legs shaking, feet throbbing, my whole body aching. Years of pain had been...

    • Author: wytherwings
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • What I Expect A 4 Star Rated Story Comment Sounds Like

    So close And yet A ghost Of an inlet Left thinly wet— Some fish still flip The mud hasn’t set Those fish will live to sip If you grip a pen and edit!

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Closer Than Expected

    We sway gently back and forth; your head lay gingerly on my shoulder. The smell of your body has pushed through the perfume you spritzed this morning, and I breathe you in. Music pulses gently in my ear as I begin to drift away. We continue rocking; I ...

    • Author: nomadic nik
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5