Stories tagged “disappointment”

  • one ending

    Twelve letters never seemed so final.

  • Free Love (Mature)

    Every day started the same – I’d be sitting at the back of the bus, expectantly waiting for her arrival. She’d climb on board, smiling to herself as she strolled up the aisle, and swing herself gracefully into a waiting seat. The bus ...

    • Author: Match
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Disappointment in the Wee Hours of Morning

    The playground fell silent. Thin trails of smoke from the would-be captors wafted on the morning breeze. The sedans did not transform, for which Violet was grateful. She felt like she should be breathing hard, but her metal chest neither rose nor fell....

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Where's my "fairytale ending"?

    “…I like you.” “I like you too.” Amazing_. I couldn’t believe it. I went home and cried because I was so happy. And the neighborhood was blessed with ‘my not so pleasant’ singing abilities for weeks on en...

  • Disappointment Appointment

    Why hello there, insert name here! I noticed the way you were acting and I thought a nice personal message would help cheer you up, my best insert title of relation to person here. Clearly, you’re undergoing what us folks call “Disappointme...

  • 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 ...

  • I Wish

    I wish it was True that you told me that you have finally stopped running from your past & settling with a man that seems to have the best qualities when you know that he from your past is your truly your answer to happiness. I wish you could tell ...

  • Disappearing Boy

    I can’t believe it. She’s here. I start to make my way through the crowded room. I’ve never been a fan of parties, but I heard that she would be here, so I came. She looks over at me and smiles. My heart almost stops. She recognized me! Then ...

    • Author: Emilou
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • Chronicles Of Millie and Me Chapter 5

    I casually approached Demetri and was about to introduce myself when he saw me and screamed so loudly that if I were still alive my ear drums would have burst. I could sense his every fear of me projected onto me. I found it so upsetting so I vanished ...

  • A Teetering Pedestal

    The day I’d been dying for was here. I’d dreamed of it and tried to imagine what it would be like. I’d even tried bargaining with God for it. I was on a date with the girl of my dreams. The text I’ve been thinking about you and ...

  • The Meaning of Hope (Mature)

    I remember the day my Master ripped me from my mother’s bosom. I was only 6 years old but even at such a young age I was a beauty, with emerald eyes and curly blonde hair. Now, not only was I Master’s prettiest toy, I was also his favorite....

    • Author: JC Tovil
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
  • The Same and Simple Answer

    The smoke coiled about her, the shadows of shapes swirling in the corners of her vision. Two silver slits appeared above her and spread into a pair of shining eyes. “So you would know that most elusive secret, mortal?” the voice seeped from...

  • Best Friends.

    The party was packed to max capacity. I pushed my way through the crowd. I couldn’t find the only person I needed to talk to. Finally, I saw her golden hair. I rushed to her to give her a hug. “Can I talk to you? It’s really important...

    • Author: Infinity.
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
  • Motivation

    What exactly is the point of dreaming when you don’t have the means to make your desires come true? I don’t understand why I allow myself to aspire to great feats, when I know I will only be disappointed in the end. My dreams are my motivation; my ...

    • Author: NobodyKnows
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Hair Apparent

    Mary pursed her lips and blew several strands of hair out of her face. She raised one hand to gingerly feel at her now-lopsided coif. Disappointed, she swiftly pulled each of her hairpins out in quick succession, letting her dark hair fall around her h...

    • Author: _Saint
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Fade Away

    Compelled gain knowledge and therefore hurt I am sure to withdraw into silence again For shadow is beauty while words remain curt When comes to a choice, I imagine in vain

    • Author: Jae
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
  • Waste Of My Time

    Dissatisfied and teary-eyed. I will never come out on top in this game. I will always come in second place to the blonde-haired, blue-eyed beauty that I’ve tried so desperately to slip away from. I’ve tried so hard to make a name for myself...

  • (Day 33) Glue and Orange Roots

    Katie stirred her bowl of warm wallpaper glue and grimaced. “There’s nothing worse than this,” she griped. “Warm tapioca pudding on a warm afternoon.” She dropped her spoon into the mass with a sigh and turned to her frien...

  • True Impotence

    I was dead and very irritated. Standing at the door to the Church of the Queen of the World, I listened to the sobbing coming from inside and shook my head. This was not how it was supposed to be. I had given very clear instructions. My death was to be...

  • Thoughts On Family Problems

    An emergency broadcast drones through my town every Saturday morning, and while it alarmed me the first time, I pay no attention to it now. It blares through the streets, making passersby stop and roll down their windows to listen, looking to the horiz...