Stories tagged “disillusionment”

  • nonetheless

    If she had asked me to describe you a year ago, I would have told her about the first time I saw a meteor shower with my own eyes. The all-consuming thrill of witnessing something so beautiful mark my dark sky. If she asked me today, I would tell her a...

    • Author: alternata
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • December Snow

    Too many dark Decembers have passed without my knowledge; uncounted Christmases and New Year’s Days spent trying to stay alive. Seven years of fighting have blurred together into an incoherent swirl. The only thing I remember clearly is snow, whi...

    • Author: Nickel
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • December Snow (Reposted)

    Too many dark Decembers have passed without my knowledge; uncounted Christmases and New Year’s Days spent trying to stay alive. Seven years of fighting have blurred together into an incoherent swirl. The only thing I remember clearly is snow, whi...

    • Author: Nickel
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Entry 9: "3-Word Prompt Chain" Youth, Delusions, Fruitcake

    For some, the holiday season is a depressing time. I sit by the cold hearth where the reunion is to take place in a week, lost in memories of my youth. Possibly it’s a trick of memory, but those seemed like more cheerful times, easier ones. Befo...