Stories tagged “draft”

  • Childhood's End

    My grandmother believed she could see the future. The future she saw for me, the summer I turned seventeen, was to be shot to death in the jungle in an obscure country called Viet Nam. The dream frightened her so badly that she took to her bed for a we...

    • Author: Bob Liddil
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Beginning of Eternal Robot

    Somewhere, living in a small rural village, in a country where the temperature rarely rose above 10 degrees Celsius, lived a man. This man was just an average man, content in many of the ways of his life, and just fine with life being a repeat of itsel...

    • Author: uean
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Rebirth (Draft)

    Abortion at 18, 20 years later wants to be a mum. Can’t turn back the clock

  • Water

    In the stillness of the day, I sit on the edge of the dock, immersing my feet in the chill water of the lake. Pumpkinseeds and minnows dance in the dappled light.

  • 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...

  • Postage.

    A little less than a year ago I finally turned 18. I remember my mother making my favorite kind of cake, and my father lighting the candles. I got a gifts, but only a few; a new record, a sweater, and some much needed socks. My childhood felt short, an...