Stories tagged “forgetting”

  • Moment Of Peace

    Everyone was up and dancing and laughing and singing. Lone Writer shimmied her way over to where Band Baby, Bartimaeus, Blusparrow, and Elisabeth L. Davis were all dancing. She through her arms around Band Baby and then the others in turn. “IR...

  • 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 over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Peapaw

    You feel like a distant memory, laughing man in my photo. Your bear hug barely a brush on my shoulder. I fear I’m forgetting, much like you. Your raspy advice, growing fainter on the tapes of my mind, sounding more like ghostly noises, capture...

  • Port of Call

    Another port call, another dockside dive. Judson sat at the bar, slightly hunched, lost in the thin stream of smoke that rose from his cigarette. “Gimme another of whatever that was”, he grunted as he pushed his shot glass towards the old m...

    • Author: N2UX
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • Remember to Forget

    I forgot how to love for a while – something you think you have no control over is swept away as a defence, barred at the gates, not allowed to enter. Sitting, staring deep into eyes full of crystals, I remembered again, and forgot everything. Af...

    • Author: Match
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Last Stop

    Janek felt the hiss of the steam from the cryogenic suspension chambers as he gradually awoke. The hydraulics that operated the lid to the chamber opened quietly, making a soft, gentle hum as they did. As the fog on the glass lid cleared, Janek saw him...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Forget-me-not

    I don’t know why I always feel like I do when I look at the picture. I’ll sit there for what feels like hours, holding it in my hands, curled up at the end of the couch, gazing at the fading, sun-bleached image on the curling photographic paper. Th...

    • Author: dkplewis
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
  • The Setting Sun of Perception

    write for you despite what others do insight is true light blue like the earth from afar dark purple when your gravitational pull is unlit by our star… but you are star dust, right? that is why you glow so bright? then we must move through life a...

  • Retracing Your Steps.

    “Dear! If you don’t hurry up and get your shoes tied, we’ll never see Maggie blowing out her candles! Hurry!” Penny shouted to her husband, proceeding to the car. He strung the remaining loop through and pulled tightly. He went ...

    • Author: Infinity.
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Motion Between Two Mysteries

    It happens to the best of us. One minute, the word, the thought, the emotion is on the tip of your tongue, about to burst. The next, it’s gone. Misplaced. Forgotten. It comes swiftly, like a thief, and leaves no survivors. Some claim they have t...

  • Poison On Your Lips

    As the sun sets into the hill’s embrace I cruise along with no hopes to chase and of all the things you said before why’s it this that kicks me out the door? Just shrug it off you’d say, since no one’s ever coming to take you away I keep my sig...

    • Author: Ariah Oak
    • Posted about 7 years ago.