Stories tagged “explain”

  • Climbing Stairs In Combat Boots

    I slowly, carefully climbed the stairs up to my parents’ appartment, trying not to trip over the long laces of my black combat boots. I could hear babies crying, people yelling, dogs barking, the usual melody of disfunction that greeted me each t...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Explain Yourself

    My mother stepped aside to let me pass through the doorway. I entered the living room and quietly took a seat on the couch beside my father. “Hi, Dad,” I practically whispered. He shook his head and turned away, not saying a word. My mother...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Muddled Explanations Marooned In Poetry's Gloom

    Gentle emotion Spawns diligent devotion See a mountain of hopeless, Ropeless rhymes rise, Climbing up to open skies And I’m the sun— the twinkle in your eyes You done? The mumbling crowd replies They concur you’re pretty good, Mr. I&#...