Stories tagged “dark”

  • Listen to Your Feet

    There is no sound other than the far away drone of late night traffic and the rhythm of my own body. My footfalls set an easy but fast pace for my breath to follow. With each padded step, I grow farther and farther away from this world. I run barefoot ...

  • The Girl in the Corner.

    Why don’t you love her, the girl in the corner? She really needs your love. Watch her in silence, curled up in the corner, waiting for a sign from above. She’s always alone, alone in the corner. Her smile gives away her disguise. It’s...

    • Author: OpenSkies
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Chiaroscuro's Song

    There, behold the hero bright, In his eyes, the failing light Lost amidst the darkness falling Small within prevailing night Who will aid him in his plight? Who will answer to his calling? No response, no helpful stranger. None to aid his cause endang...

    • Author: memento
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • submissive (Mature)

    She is just the right height, ebony hair falling daintily down her graceful back, tucked demurely behind her ears. Chin perpetually tilted downwards, her mind is focused on my will. Doing my will hurts her, she is perfectly aware. But she delights in i...

    • Author: helig
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Secrets.

    I want to see you again. I want to run away with you in the night to someplace dark and safe and quiet, even for just a few hours. I want to trade all of our darkest secrets. I want to hold you, and I want you to know you mean something to me. You chan...

    • Author: MissMay.
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
  • Unfamiliar Faces

    We were running through the streets hodling hands, laughing and giggling. The dark, starry sky hung over us like a huge blanket.The young man next to me was not the face of someone who i had know all my life, but rather a face that was new.I had meet t...

  • Dawn of the Iconoclast: A Lack of Regrets

    Traian adjusted his grip on his still-sheathed sword, closed his eyes and took a slow breath. The Magnuroc had told him they would ask much of him and had told him he did not, could not understand what joining their ranks of the protectors would truly ...

    • Author: Cary
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
  • The Poet

    He had a dream, from whence he could not tell, It came to him as he slumbered here. Ay! Ay! The joyous ride he knew so well, From distant memories to him brought near. The sinful vanities he cherished - Splashes of red ink in a ledger bare Were, by a...

    • Author: Osiris
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
  • Longing to Depart

    How much longer must I wait? When will this seemingly endless cyclic agony come to an end? Why oh why great father of long ago do you continue to torture me so? Yes I know I had a chance to return home with you, but that was so very long ago now. You n...

  • An Untitled Life (Mature)

    When she met him, he’d already made himself. But it hadn’t come easily. There had been more ups and downs than most men could endure. Yet he’d come through it in one piece, stronger for the destruction and pain that had birthed him. M...

  • Another Take On Vampires

    Eloise had always been fascinated by shiny objects. In spite of being completely incapable of self-reflection, she tacitly understood her lack of serious depth as a person. Her social group, far from anything resembling true friendship, was more of a c...

  • Quick! Before anyone notices the extra...

    Richard, fire in his belly, stood tall and beheld what he had done. With a simple command, he had instantly duplicated an entire galaxy. “Computer. Is there no one in the universe to hold me to account? Is there anything that can restrain me?R...

    • Author: Antivard
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
  • (Day 19) Darkmind (Mature)

    “Does anybody else see anything?” I use the communicator as little as I can since they told me that any sonic disturbance down here can make the more… irritable creatures realize how hungry they are. There is no way, however, that I&#...

  • (Day 53) Morning at the Uncle's

    “I can’t find a single thing in this drawer,” Matt complained as he shoved the contents aside with increasingly impatient swipes. “What is this one even for?” “It’s a junk drawer,” hollered his uncle from...

  • Dark Names, and Dark History

    Seated on a sandbag that felt more like concrete, Capt Dogra listened to the two grunts keeping watch, “The Dark Wizard is out again.” His buddy shrugged, “The Green Lady with him?” “Nope,” came the bored reply. Unab...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
  • The Dark Queen's Death

    It wasn’t until I saw him again that I knew what had become of me. He was dressed in mourning black, and like me, he hands were blood red. I saw him with his next prey, a cute little girl with her heart still intact. I felt for her as I saw her ...

  • Darkness

    The room was dark, pitch black really. I shivered with fear. But the darkness wasn’t truly the problem. It was the silence that was getting to me. I called out into the darkness for the billionth time. But this time there was an answer. “If...

  • Wanted: Dead or Dead

    Dark knots formed in Ricky’s bowels. The contents of his bladder curdled and lurched. Ten minutes earlier, he’d been sent up to get ready for bed. He’d just slipped into his pajamas when it all went terribly wrong. It started with a B...

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
  • Weapons Training Guide

    I am the daughter of a society on Mars. We live in isolation, fighting our way out of this dark hole, void of Earth’s poetic technology, such as firepower based on philosophy and metaphysics. Starships sail near. When we see them in space, we sen...

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
  • Jungle Jane Junior

    I got the call on my radio at 6AM. I dressed with speed, praying the Jeep would run. Working in isolation from society was nice most days, but not when I was the only civilized one, a daughter of Jane Goodall. There is no room for fear when approaching...

  • freewrite (dreary day turnt night) (Mature)

    You want to too much gaunt cheek bones haunt EEK groans bold font here goes goals he heaves he throws those out the windows she blows all the bros damn ho’s fam 1st over the damsels menstrual flowin real mental so in conclusion, sorry if you̵...

  • Rabid Dogs

    “I don’t blame you.” “Blame me for what?” “For not wanting to be out here alone.” “Who said I was afraid to be out here alone?” “No one said anything about you being afraid.” The old ma...

  • Always and Ever Present.

    Darkness. Always and ever present. We are born in the dark. We return and surrender to the dark at the end of every day. We adventure into the darkness. We feel the magic of the dark at midnight. It relaxes us. It refreshes us. It cools us. Yet, someho...

  • 14. Persis Performs

    Dark stage. PERSIS appears in taffeta, ribbons in hair. Curtsy. Rainbow appears upstage and vanishes. PERSIS: Dark is the hope that Papa fears the most; Light is the scorching sun that blinds his eyes. When Mama holds him tightly, I despise Her tattere...

  • Wish Upon a Star

    Dark meets light in an age-old dance of skin Slick with sweat And sounds Too primal to be just moans Though their skin so clearly reflects Their utterly incomprehensible incompatibility Beneath those pigments Beat two hearts Which pound To the ...