Stories tagged “falling”

  • When We Fall

    “Move over.” “No, you move over.” “Move over.” Rune shoved him, hard; Vyers felt a momentary twist of vertigo in the pit of his stomach before falling off the bed and planting his face firmly into last week’s underwear. He rea...

    • Author: Acantha
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Raindrop

    Awakening to a new and strange world, I fall briskly through the turbulent air. Freshly birthed from Mother Cloud, I descend with my brothers and sisters to the unknown lands below. The wind whips me from side to side as I continue towards my place of ...

  • Open the Window

    If they could do it, why couldn’t he? Seething with jealousy, he would watch them soar through the sky. Every beat of their wings, every groundward swoop, every midair pirouette— they tugged at his soul. How was it fair that the birds, obli...

    • Author: Ranx
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Million Delicious Little Pieces

    Honestly, we’ve all done it. Because our lives are so busy, so fast and we have so little time for patience, we multi-task, multi-carry, and multi-function. If there’s such a thing. In her case its a mom turned chuffer, turned baby sitter for ...

    • Author: Mockingbird
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Falling Rocks

    Officer Stern arrived at the scene promptly. As the cop in a town with a population of 102, he didn’t usually have much to do but sit around and eat donuts at Manny’s Diner. But today was different: today, he had received a call from a newc...

  • A different kind of epic

    Falling fast, he pumped his legs uselessly, felt a ledge slip through his fingers, then fell past the behemoth altogether. 5,000 ft to go…

    • Author: j. smthng
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Don't tell the children...

    I heard a loud crash as he slipped; On his large, fat ass he had tripped. His neck, it had broken His face, it was swollen And out of his nose, red blood dripped. I stared with great horror As the fat man lay quivering. My legs warm and dripping My kne...

    • Author: The Squibz
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Take My Breath Away

    Madonna segued into Berlin, “Take My Breath Away”. We danced close as scenes from Top Gun played on a big screen at the end of the room. “Mmmm…” she murmured into my shoulder. “This is nice. I’ve missed this.”...

  • It's Already Too Late

    I don’t know if I can take it I don’t have what it takes to make it I would rather run away Please, don’t make me stay It hurts me so deeply Can’t you hear me pleading? I beg of you release me It might already be too late…...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Little Boy

    31,000 feet. I am falling. 26,000 feet. In this short space of time everything is peaceful. 12,000 feet. There are no screams. No gunshots. No mortar rounds. Just wind. 5,000 feet. Wind and the wall of Earth rushing towards me at incalculable speed. 1,...

    • Author: Cody Walton
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • A Poor Decision

    Without hesitation, gravity took over and sucked Jane speedily toward the canyon floor. Fear began to overwhelm her and she struggled to twist her body to face her would be rescuer. “He’ll come — he has to come!”, the thought ra...

    • Author: M.K.P.
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Falling waitng to fly

    I feel as if I’m floating in a vacuum, an empty space without you. I can not stop from falling. I can, but refuse to reach out. My refuge is an arm’s length. Yet, I push it away. I can not stop from calling. I can but I refuse to shout. Afr...

  • The Fall

    The portable radio tinnily blasted out a crappy pop song as Marcus continued to hammer in the tiles on his roof. Today was hot, to say the least. The air felt sluggish and thick, people’s tempers were now easily frayed, and wherever you looked, y...

  • Breaking the Rules

    Curtis shivered as he hung suspended from the edge of one world and over another. The cold wind cut through his dirt-caked clothes with ease. He looked up. The plagueborn was still standing a few feet above him blocking the only way back up. It looked ...

  • Falling for Food

    As the stairs wound down and around, the smell of food became more pronounced. Grilled meat, funnel cakes, and pizza all roiled together in the air to give off the same smell as the campus carnival. It smelled like heaven. The light dimmed as Jordan de...

  • Not All Entrances Are Exits

    Jordan watched, in the warm glow of the lighter, as rat tails disappeared down a hallway blanketed in darkness. She sighed and looked around at the small room she was in. Most of it was taken up by two large crates covered in cobwebs and dust. A pizza ...

  • A Heart for You

    I can tell you my heart is not the best. It’s a lot less perfect than you would have guessed. Been broken and put back together, Made it through the roughest weather. Looking back on memories of the past, I’ve jumped and fallen so fast. Felt the pa...

  • Falling for Thieves

    You stole my eyes. You stole my lips. You stole my hands. And now my heart. I wake up. You’re in my arms. I wake up. You’re on my mind. Each of these situations Have made me absolutely shine. Your smile steals my eyes. My mouth keeps moving...

  • Arachnid Dreams

    Spiders crawl In the air Silk strings fall White like hair

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • First Flight

    “No wait, zat hazn’t bin tezted yet!” Doc’s voice rang out. “There’s no time, Doc! I can’t let this fall into the wrong hands. If your theories are good, I’ll be fine. If not- I’ll never know what h...

  • Diamonds in the Night: An Act of Desperation

    Jacqueline could feel her hands slipping; she had only seconds to come up with a plan. Luckily, she never came to a party unprepared. Reaching down to her belt, her fingers found the grenade. Activating it, she waited a second before letting it go. 3, ...

    • Author: Seven
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Zones of Impact

    Rocks skittered away as I lost my balance. For a moment time stretched out; I was suspended on the edge of eternity. Then I was falling. Head over heels, I tumbled downhill, careening painfully off boulders and tree trunks, rolling through bushes that ...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • And so he falls?

    A two-step to the choice. A commitment made of the present As it’s very nature contorts and yields. As when by a superior force. Defenses shatter. Tender, sharp proves the doubt. But no counter-moves are allowed. Waves batter and the din’...

    • Author: Brahe
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
  • Emphasis.

    This feeling, this drowning falling crashing. This reaching grasping emptiness. This helpless despair depressing. I feel gone lost floating. Seeping through the cracks slits holes in my heart. I am losing broken falling apart. You are everything nothin...

  • Friends are not friends.

    Spinning Swirling Sideways Falling Turning Trying Tumbling Calling Overdosing, Not my choosing. You can blame me All you want. But I was pressured. Not my fault.

    • Author: MissMay.
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5