Stories tagged “dancer”

  • Allegro

    The laces of her slippers have lost their color and the ends are frayed. She’s almost ashamed to be seen in them, but as soon as the music starts, as soon as she gives her first jeté, she forgets about the state of her laces or the hole in her tutu....

    • Author: Mayra
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • A Dancer's Dream [Starving Artist Challenge]

    Karen’s life was over with two simple words: “You’re pregnant!” The doctor smiled. She cried. Her dream stolen by some awkward boy who fumbled with her bra in the back of his parent’s car. Ten years of dance classes, wasted; the hours of ...

    • Author: Krulltar
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Dancing

    Just before my eyes golden tendrils leap for the sky, springing from hot coals made from wood thats bone dry. Crackles and pops take a familiar beat to be joined by the crickets playing violin with their feet. Woodwind will chime in whenever breezes wi...

  • False Idols

    He was dancing. His denim whispered in hush tones, leg to leg, as his massive thighs chafed against one another. The laminate flooring groaned with each jete and sighed with the saute. He eyed the small TV, noting every accent and twisting to each subt...

  • Those Precious Moments (Day 96)

    Breathing was hard. Short shallow breaths were okay. Anything more than that triggered sharp pains like knives running up the outer edges of my rib cage. Even though I knew the pain was out there waiting for me to make a mistake, breathing was so autom...