Stories tagged “fall”

  • Dinner and Wine

    Danvers holds the bottle until he sees the woman and then puts it down as she approaches because he wants to free his hand she kisses him aggressively on the lips pressing him back against the rail at the edge of the roof and his elbow nudges the bottl...

    • Author: Spiderj
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Into the Deep End

    For a second, I didn’t understand. “Harold.. There’s nothing there. It’s just a wall..” I muttered. He must be insane, I thought, slowly moving away from Harold, a man I had once known and respected. Now, I wasn’t s...

  • To Live

    This! This is what life is about, is it not? The rush of adrenaline, wind clawing through your hair, and your entire entity, your all and total, is rushing helplessly towards Mother Earth. This is living. Your stomach churns, your intestines move of th...

    • Author: alibos
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • 'Til Death

    “Marry me!” he shrieked at her, gesticulating wildly. His bloodshot eyes met hers and held them, shoes crunching the gravel of the apartment roof as he paced. “No.” “NO!” the man screamed in a mockery of the woman...

    • Author: alibos
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • Danny Gilmore

    Just the other day, He sat in front of me Again. In science, this time – I felt a familiar pulsing In my brain, As I looked up at him, At his hair, At his back. He sat lazily in his chair, Clearly avoiding my glare. I had to change tact. Just th...

    • Author: Moonshine
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • I'm Waiting For A Letdown

    How long ‘till you fall? Not long at all, I’m telling you. I’m counting down the days so I know when not to be there for you. Just trust me, but don’t expect me to keep tying your shoes. I’m always one step behind you, wat...

    • Author: Granada
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Perfect Night for Cocoa

    We had trekked around to the other side of a huge lake. Our gear was on our backs and our SUV was locked and parked far away. “Are you sure this side of the lake is the best?” I panted to my boyfriend of two years, who is an avid outdoorsma...

  • Brace Yourself

    Rochelle Brace yourself for the fall you knew these happy feelings could only last so long so you know how this ends with a regression to old ways so embrace it and start a new life of hiding the scars and living the lies of I’m fine and it&...

  • fall

    They whisper as they draw themselves in, a faint susurration of retraction. Listen closely: the crackle and sloosh of xylem and phloem, the low hum of nutrients on their gravitational migration, leaving scarlet and orange and yellow in their wake. List...

    • Author: snigl3t
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • RAIN smell

    Can you explain to me the smell of the rain? In the beginning of spring when the flowers are popping up and the pavement is full of sun, and the air is warm; the barely-there breeze brings the smell to my nose, but the cool rain drops fall straight ont...

    • Author: emily.ruth
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Continued...

    I imagine the headlines. One word will line the top of the article, the one word that my parents will mutter questionably and sadly for the rest of their lives. Suicide. I mouth the word out, unable to find my voice. But this is all it takes, this one ...

  • Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

    Her hair was long, and full, and blonde. It fell all the way to her ankles, and entirely surrounded her. She leaned forward slightly, too, so it blocked out peripheral vision. The only way to see her face was to look at her from head on—and since she...

    • Author: Throat Wolf
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Fall Colors

    Orange, yellow, and red Paint the lush scene in the trees. Softly, fall breezes.

  • Don't climb Trees [1]

    Emma walked along, kicking at the stones underfoot as she trudged up the mountain side. She was going backpacking with her sister, who was currently climbing a nearby tree. “Come on!” Emma complained, reaching up towards her sister. “...

    • Author: Emma Loopa
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Learning to Fall

    Let go, He says to me, Just let go. Free yourself. There is nothing, nothing left. Empty your mind and let everything go. Scorch your fields of the strawberries and apples. Take the change from your pocket And give it to the world. Throw away the cloth...

  • Bite (Mature)

    “Mmm,” I sighed, loving the metallic smell of my own flesh and blood. It was as if I lived for the moment I felt the cool, hard bite of the metal on my skin. Adrenaline coursed through my veins, making my head spin. I sank to the floor, hol...

    • Author: HannahMarie
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Protection

    Just as Ethan was about to topple over, the creepy girl grabbed his shirt with inhuman speed and strength. She also stopped on a dime, Ethan only had a moment to realize this before he heard a squeal and a large explosion. An instant later and Serafina...

  • Random Benefits to Lack of Agility

    More intent on supplying himself with oxygen, Denton completely missed the lack of lighting as he hit corridor 7b2. In an inglorious moment of mass and momentum he slid through a puddle of something. A crack and a ping assailed his ears just before the...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Better Colors When There is No Frost

    “Janie.” She glared at me out of the corner of her eye, determined to ignore me. I couldn’t be sure why she was mad, but I could tell. She was mad. Her hand had its fingers curled under forcing her nails into the wooden bench making five ...

  • The Best of the Worst

    It’s funny that when I look back on my childhood, I remember very little on my own. But, the simple waft of a freshly baked apple donut or the seductively simmering smell of apple cider creates short, film like flashes of memories in my mind. Whe...

    • Author: itsElisey
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Watson Alloicious Georgie

    Georgie Alloicious Watson, loved the summer a lot. For in his heart summer contained, a very special spot. Then the wind blew and rushed and roared, and Georgie fell to the ground. When he woke up, and looked about, Spring had some around. “This ...

  • Several Stories to Go...Ever So Slowly

    Limited though his understanding of physics was, John realized the twenty story fall should not have been taking that long. Shortly after this realization crystalized he noticed the man in the bowler hat, still standing calmly beside him. The wan smile...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • What Heaven's Worth

    I remember your blood spilling to the floor when He tore off your wings. I remember the sound of each bone being snapped. I remember the desperation in your cries, the look in your damned blue eyes pleading for help. Pleading me for help. I tried to ru...

    • Author: J. Rein B.
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5