Stories tagged “flame”

  • Dying Embers

    ..[].. Torched, charred. Ashes. Lina – silenced forever. ..[]..

    • Author: NightMaiden
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Psyche

    The fire spreads before them, a carpet of flames and heat; her eyes are wide and frightened, his, lazily half-closed in twisted humor. “You maniac!” He smiles.

    • Author: NightMaiden
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Burnt

    I can still see the bright flames piercing through my eyeballs. I can still feel its horrific heat against my skin. I’m laying in a hospital bed, listening to the steady beeping of various medical machines. Slowly, I move my hand up to touch the ...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Burning Heart (a poem)

    A burning heart glints and glows, Losing strength as shadows grow, Metronome beats rush over like waves, Cooling embers extinguishing flames, Floating ashes fall as snow, The lands dull thud a silent row, Rising through the darkeness there is a spark, ...

  • A Very Tiny Lighthouse

    “I’m sorry that this won’t work out. I want to like you as much as you like me, but it didn’t happen. I never wanted to hurt you, I just- I’m sorry.” John heard the words. Julie was breaking up with him. He shouldn&#...

  • Humanity's Flame

    The flame danced along his fingertips as he stared into the crowd. Looking for her. They showed up by the droves to watch him perform, but never that one person he wanted to be there. His wife. She had been disgusted and appalled by his transformation....

    • Author: Oy
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
  • Fire

    Fire is a beautiful thing. I always cultivated it where I could, wherever I found it. Forests, houses, cities all felt the touch of loving fire. The gentle caress of the flame and the heat left them purified. Stripped of evil, stripped of injustice. St...

    • Author: K25fF
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Eight

    A fallen demon from a Hell more hellish. An imposing figure, long horns, red eyes and leathery wings. Sharp teeth glistening around an ever-present smile, like all the children. The Master of Flame, the pits of hell under my command. I never know the c...

    • Author: K25fF
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • I'm Going Out

    “I’m going out.” I said it mostly as an instruction to myself. The empty studio apartment neither heard nor cared. On a really bad day I would have pretended the tiny barrel cactus in the window heard me. I wasn’t that bad off. ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Death's Creed: Flame (Prologue)

    Xx1xX Cold,That’s…that’s all I feel I could feel my insides numbing as the snow fell, tickling my paled skin. How did I even get here? Why…why would my own mother… I winced at the thought of my mother. The traitor. The ...

    • Author: Xero Jay
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
  • The Bird Woman

    Raena stood stunned as the woman transformed into a bird and flew out the train window. Out there she could see the bird flying just over the treetops of a verdant forest, resplendent with the light of the setting sun. She looked into the distance, and...

  • Match

    Struck a match. The candle was stubborn. Sulfurous flame burned down. Burned down. Burned down. OUCH! Blister. No ice? Too Late. It hurts. And I write with that hand.

    • Author: mrlizard
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.
  • Ashes (Day 56)

    Gerome stared at the monster he’d created, entranced by the dancing colors. Voracious and bottomless, the bonfire would continue to exist as long as he fed it. Reaching down, he picked up a book without looking at it and chucked it into the heart...