Stories tagged “fear”

  • Fear of Being Phobic

    “I’ve been to every club in this effing town and I can’t seem to find what I’m looking for!” James complains. “Give it time, James, you’ll find someone,” Jenny tries to convince him. “What if I can&...

    • Author: Mr.Gabriel
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Fear's Effect

    Standing by the wall As the music starts to pound Everybody dancing, moving with the sound Awkwardness, uncertainty A fear that grips my heart It makes my limbs go still In this dance, I don’t take part Climbing up the element Finally reach the t...

    • Author: Mackizme
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
  • An Emotional Battle

    I sit down in class, and thank God for assigned seats, because mine is all the way in the back. Confidence and the Negative Emotions argue to the death right in front of me, which I must admit does keep me entertained. “Emily totally likes us! We...

    • Author: Mr.Gabriel
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Moment of Happiness or Worry?

    My hands are shaking as I undo the paper’s perfect fold. My heart’s pounding hard and Fear, Reality, Uncertainty, and Doubt are all battling with Confidence, and its all up to me to either shut them up or make more emotions arrive. james ab...

    • Author: Mr.Gabriel
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Pride's Back

    Confidence’s hand is warm, and Fear’s hand is ice cold, but both send chills down my spine. “You’re totally overlooking it, James. Come on. Worry is just trying to… worry you,” Confidence tries to convince me. “...

    • Author: Mr.Gabriel
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • In the Shadows Of Men (7)

    “There was water on the floor and my foot slipped” I tried to explain. “Well then why didn’t you clean it up?” he replied, in the same tone, getting angrier by the second. “Because I didn’t know it was there...

  • Hurt and Confusion

    “No, Jim, I mean… not no, but that’s not what I meant. I mean, I’m scared, Jim.” I couldn’t find the right words to explain the depth of this confusion, this feeling. “I’m scared, too, Shawna, but I’...

    • Author: Mackizme
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Hiding pt.1

    As she sat reading silently in her lounge room by the warm fire, she heard the shrill, piercing whistle of the door bell. She rose out of her Victorian armchair and turned towards the door. She moved swiftly and serenely through the corridors of her ne...

  • The Hiding pt.2

    The man nodded and said “Good mornin’ ma’am”, then proceeded to take off with too much vigour for a postman. She turned around and walked back inside. She stopped in the hall and looked at herself in the wall mirror. She couldn’t fight the fe...

  • The Hiding pt.4

    . What happened next was completely unexpected; nothing. She had thought that touching the sculpture would bring some sort of apocalypse or death sentence. Instead, the world remained unchanging, the small event gone unnoticed. With utmost caution, she...

  • The Hiding pt.5

    Abruptly, all the colours stopped. Everything went black. Slowly, the darkness before her eyes began to brighten, shade by shade, turning from pitch black to grey, until it was so painfully white that Mary’s eyes burned. She tried to close them but s...

  • The Hiding pt.6

    Unsteadily, she got out of her chair and stumbled towards her door. She stood for a few seconds with her hand on the doorknob, swaying. Finally, with a flick of her wrist, she twisted the doorknob and pulled the door. She couldn’t believe her eyes. A...

  • The Hiding pt.7

    Walking down the hall, an uneasy feeling began creep up on her like poison ivy, pushing the breath out of her lungs. She began to feel weak and stopped at the end of her hall, where it opened up into her lounge. With shaking hands, she pulled on the st...

  • The Hiding pt.9

    It was the voice of the short postman that had delivered the first two packages. He peered at the quivering, lumpy package lying on the doorstep of 42 Spiker Street. He waited with a tranquil complexion until the package finally stopped squirming. He h...

  • Congratulations

    I could have sworn that, for a fraction of a second, her eyes had glittered with a joyful rage that I’ve seen in my nightmares. I wondered what it meant, that look of malevolent victory, which had seemed so unlike her and yet seemed to fit her so wel...

    • Author: Thiefree
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Rose of Tears

    The Rose of Tears Is coming for you Can’t you hear the dripping sound? The Rose of Tears Its coming for you It bids you turn around The petals are colored with depression The stem is thorned regret The leaves are beckoning to you A dark and dead...

  • A Reluctance To Die

    The Italian food put me in a good mood, so I flag down a cab. Luckily the driver is focused on the road more than his customer. When the taxi stops, I fork out some change and hop out, dusting the crumbs off my cloak, brandishing my scythe. The house i...

  • Charlotte's room. Night time.

    It was late. Katie lay on a low inflatable mattress, in borrowed night-clothes, staring up at the ceiling of Charlotte’s bedroom. “They took me there. They did stuff to me. In a big metal ball. You climb in and it hypnotises you and …...

    • Author: ethelthefrog
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Please, anywhere but home

    The colour drained from Katie’s face. It was getting late, even though the summer sun was still well above the horizon. She was sitting on Charlotte’s bed once more, taking comfort from her friend as Frank told her the last thing she wanted...

  • Help (I)

    “This is not good,” Mary states the obvious. “I think I might have an idea of who it was though,” I admit. The tears don’t stop coming down my face, “I didn’t use a condom a few weeks ago, with this guy. I didn...

  • The Key to Victory

    I began to concentrate at the task at hand. I was obviously in a weird fortress/castle. It was Evil’s Domain. He had the home field advantage, but I had the element of suprise and the moon sword. I would only get this kind of oppurtunity once. &#...

  • the darkness

    So many see fear of the dark as a childhood ailment. A fear that is expected to decrease with age as you become more aware of the world around you. It’s not childish to fear the dark. It may be the greatest fear of all. Some fear snakes, but anim...

    • Author: Sarah Jane
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • New

    Yet darkness does not cause fear. It is not because something is unseen that terror grips our heart. It is because we put things in the darkness. We give birth to the beasts under our beds. We conceive of monsters in undiscovered lands or in our closet...

    • Author: Algorithm
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Darkness Closes In

    Megan knew all this and still she lay trembling in the dark while her fiance snored quietly beside her. There was a torch on the chest of drawers beside her but she was too afraid to reach for it. Somewhere in the dark something was watching her. She c...

    • Author: thelostgirl
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • listen...to the violent silence

    She was watching him, waiting “You don’t know,” he started, “the silence, its killing me inside. I’m dying. The silence, isn’t it affecting you? Or am I the only one going insane?” The coffee was now resolved to a ring at the bottom of hi...