Stories tagged “dancing”

  • Moment Of Peace

    Everyone was up and dancing and laughing and singing. Lone Writer shimmied her way over to where Band Baby, Bartimaeus, Blusparrow, and Elisabeth L. Davis were all dancing. She through her arms around Band Baby and then the others in turn. “IR...

  • Names are over-rated

    The club was packed that night; hot, sweaty bodies jammed into the dark. Roving strobes the only illumination once you left the puddle of light around the bar. I’d come alone. It wasn’t my first time here, and that really didn’t bothe...

    • Author: dkscully
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Dancing in the City of Dreams (not very good)

    “We’re going to school?” “It’s my cousin’s birthday. Be my date?” I gave Pauline my arm and looked dashing. We walked through the door and into the noise of a rowdy ceilidh in full-swing. Somebody spotted her, ...

  • Gatecrashing the City of Dreams

    The hall was sweaty hot, filled with flushed, smiling faces, and bodies clad in the latest fashions. Around the edges, people drank squashy plastic pints of beer and brittle jars of outlandishly coloured cocktails. In the space between, people danced, ...

    • Author: dkscully
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Dancing in the City of Dreams

    The hall was sweaty hot, filled with flushed, smiling faces, and bodies clad in the latest fashions. Around the edges, people drank squashy plastic pints of beer and brittle jars of outlandishly coloured cocktais. In the space between, people danced, w...

  • Why I Was Arrested

    So, it all started when I was in a club dancing with a girl. Well, more of a woman than a girl, really. A mature lady. And dancing probably isn’t the right term. More like flailing. And when I say ‘with’, I mean in the general proximi...

    • Author: Spiderj
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Fifteen Minutes Later

    “So….are you feeling better yet?” He had sat on the bench with me for at least fifteen minutes. “Why? Are you getting impatient or something? You know, you don’t have to be out here with me.” He looked taken aback. &...

    • Author: George
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • In the Blood

    The first drummer started with a heartbeat, tha thump, tha thump, tha thump. I felt it invade my bones, inviting, demanding that I move. Easy steps at first to find balance and harmony with the other dancers. A new, deep rhythm gripped my hips and I sw...

  • Dancefloor Manners, Version the Second (Mature)

    Let me explain something to you. I’ll use small words so you can understand. “No, thank you,” meant, “DO NOT TOUCH ME.” When you asked me to dance, I was polite. (Sidenote, why do they even call it dancing anymore? It is h...

    • Author: Aurelia
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Show Must Go On. Yes, you, too.

    Her arms dangled like spaghetti. She always did this. My sigh overpowered the loud rhythmic pop music that was the inspiration for this dance. Haylee heard it and she turned around, putting her hands up in the air and collapsing on the wooden tiles of ...

  • Eye of The Dancer: Keep Your Eyes on The Prize

    Have you ever wanted something with your whole heart? Have you ever lived for something with your whole soul? Have you ever focused on it with your whole mind? Have you ever striven for something with your whole strength? Have you ever loved God? Many ...

  • Dancing With Muses

    He twirled her around. He guided her through an intricate dance, feet intertwining, hands together, their bodies in motion around each other, hardly ever touching. And yet, when she did touch, what a wonderful thrill coursed through his body! A static ...

  • Dancing

    Dancing, Pirouetting, Leaping, Stepping, Listening to The music Sing, Soaring In time, Flowing Gracefully, Like silk In the wind, Only because I can.

  • Dance In The Dark

    ~ Inspired by the Lady Gaga song of the same name ~ Dancing was her only escape from the cruel world in which she existed. Her parents pretended she didn’t exist and took every step to make sure she lived a miserable life. She took much physical ...

  • Sweet 16 and Never Been Kissed

    Music thumped. Groups of people were gathered in the middle of the living room dancing. Well If you can call it that. It’s more a sort of ritual they go through, to find a mate most worthy of their time. In the middle of this, dances 16 year old ...

  • An Afternoon Concert

    5,000 bodies pushed and pressed against each other, bobbing in time to the music. We were at an illegal concert right in the middle of Birmingham. It was July 21, and the scorching Alabama sun threatened to set us all aflame. It was hot, but none of us...

    • Author: Charlie K
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • First Impressions

    When I turned, the girl who stood there was as different from my Mary as she possibly could be. While she looked roughly the same age, perhaps nine-teen, she was curvy, heavy in the hips and generously endowed. Her eyes were confident and full of misch...

  • Whiskey and Sin

    The music occupied any and every space not occupied by the seething mass of gyrating bodies, all alcohol-fueled libido and swagger. Reston was as out of place as a possum in a cotillion, but they had a surprising stock of Jack, Jim, and Jameson behind ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Date - WIP

    One step Two A thir- “Shit”, the so far quite alkward dancer says to his crouched date “No no, it’s really okay, you’re still learning”, she replies, rubbing her continually crushed foot “These heels were proba...

  • Dancing Through the Streets...

    He put on his headphones. Dressed in a shiny black suit, polished shoes, and slicked hair, Ty was ready. “You got this?” asked his driver. Didn’t answer. He stepped out. Started dancing. Focused only the movements of his body which we...

    • Author: lindsay22
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
  • The Grand Ficly Ball

    I take a flamboyant bow to the applause, pressing a hand firmly against my chest to ensure my heart doesn’t pound through my purple jacket. I’ve just finished reading a Ficly I wrote to commemorate this first gathering of Ficly authors, and...

    • Author: Jae
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • High Society

    The night began like any other. A steady stream of guests entered in to the ballroom, and after her father had welcomed them all, the evening began. Servants filtered throughout the crowd, serving champagne and small foodstuffs as couples began the fi...

    • Author: memento
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • An Uninvited Dance

    “Yes,” she said quickly. He led her to the floor and they began to waltz. As they fell into the rhythm of the music, she glanced over her shoulder in time to see the Earl’s son stalk moodily away. She breathed a quiet sigh and realize...

    • Author: memento
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Dance As a Valid Form of Self Expression

    The base rolled through his ribs. The rhythm tickled his spine. The screaming guitar cut down inhibition and sent his feet careening across the oak floor. The song had no lyrics, but he sang his own song. “I’m dancin, I’m dancin. Whoo...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Appeasement and Appearances

    The moment stretched to a minute as they continued, their movements synchronized in dance. He finally spoke again. “I’ve irritated you?” Nothing. He sighed. “Forgive me. I understand that our interaction has been…unusual....

    • Author: memento
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5