Stories tagged “friendship”

  • Reunited

    I hadn’t seen him in at least a year and a half but there I was at his door, taking a deep breath and preparing to knock. He had moved three hours away and I had no idea what he looked like or even what I was going to say to him. I had no idea if...

    • Author: Emmyful
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • On the Road with Quixote

    “You are the worst clown I have ever met,” Don Quixote said with as much disapproval as he could muster. The clown sniffed. “And you’re crazy, old man,” he replied, picking at a piece of lint on his blue-and-yellow motley....

    • Author: Acantha
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • How to Tilt at Windmills

    “This is a skill I’m never going to need, old man.” Don Quixote wasn’t one to be discouraged by an unwilling student. “Nonsense, my good friend. One must always be prepared for battle, even in the most unlikely of places.&...

    • Author: Acantha
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Oi!

    Oi! Your voice is in my head! What’s it doing in there? I don’t know if it should be there, Maybe we should get it out. But it silently refuses to leave. It doesn’t distract me, It has good behavior, But when I turn my mind loose Into...

  • What If?

    If you’re ever put down,always come back up. If you’re hurt, don’t let it effect your life. Even if your day is going terribly, don’t be mad or sad because you never know what’s going to happen tomorrow. If anyone ever lies to you or turns th...

  • A Night Out

    Why am I so nervous? It’s just Adam! Jess thought as she paced back and forth in her room. Just relax Jess. Relax. She is finally ready and gets into the car. As she is driving, she calls Adam to let him know that she is on her way. “Hello?...

    • Author: Banddork
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
  • Helen's Sunday

    She’d visited the cemetery every Sunday after church. It was right across the road. The grass had grown in this spring over the turned earth. She’d told him all about Clyde Wilcox making eyes at her during service and complimenting her dres...

  • Keeping In Control

    I spent the rest of my lunch period in a deserted girl’s bathroom. The boy who sat with me, the only person to actually offer me friendship instead of just stares, sent shivers down my spine. His clear, blue eyes looked so calming and gentle̷...

  • A Tribute to Friendship

    We are all here for the same reason. We are present on this day and time to celebrate the essence of friendship through activities, fun, singing, cake, and enjoying the company of one another. Each of us is here today because we are considered special,...

  • Secret Longing

    Dear Diary, Tonight I’m feeling unloved. I’m lonely tonight. My best friends are away on vacation, immersed on cloud nine with a new flame, or just tired and taking a night off to relax.. without me. Then there’s the other friend. I g...

  • The Troll

    It lived in the alley behind the pizza place, way in the back where the sun can’t reach no matter how hard it stretches. Even Bud won’t go there, no matter how badly he wants to beat you up and take your lunch. That’s why I was there,...

  • A Matter of Priority

    That would be a pile of gold coins minus five bucks if I didn’t do something. All coins have their own special character, tiny variations in the metal that give them a personality, and you can’t let people just take them away from you. I kn...

    • Author: Zerrakhi
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • And that's what I'm here for

    She comes to me crying Her boyfriend has left her I stop to try and help She’s completely distraught She’s crying into me Tears running down my arm Half my shirt is soaked now And I couldn’t care less He was cruel, she says Heartless,...

    • Author: Sam Ervin
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • Friends: Not the TV Show

    Friends Not the TV show The people you know Who care about you And your life Friends Who love you anyway Fight for you any day Who argue with you And take offense Friends Who come back and say They still love you anyway And your friendship grows Much ...

  • A Little Competition Between Friends

    I loved this. My best friend, Tommy, and I in the finals. We had been joking about kicking each other’s butts ever since he started learning Taekwon-do at a school across town from where I studied. And here we were. About to find out which one of...

  • Nostalgia (emotion challenge)

    Take me back to promises made on the cold concrete floor of the house you left so gladly. Take me back to fairies in the garden and all the pretty deceptions we believed with all our hearts. I’m losing the memories of years spent in blissful inno...

  • The Knot

    They were sitting together, as they often were every night, watching the moon drift by. It was past midnight but this wasn’t any different from any other night that they spent together. Time continued to tick by and they continued to sit and star...

    • Author: Revenant
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Octopus Party (Mature)

    Why do I even come out to parties at all? I don’t drink, I don’t do drugs, and I certainly don’t like most of these people. Well, their metalcore bands, at least. But it’s hard to say “your music is generic” when the...

    • Author: Jay
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Drop Me a Line About us

    Mewithoutyou A dark screaming whisper A would-be horror story Were it even possible The precipice of perfect cliche You completing me completing you

  • An Unfortunate Event

    They had been friends for a couple of years when one day she suddenly noticed something different about him. How long had he had those piercing eyes? Did he always purse his lips in an utterly adorable way when he was concentrating on something? Had hi...

  • My big brown boots

    On the day he left I walked the streets I lost my shoes, my feet were bare You took my hand and led me home You found my clothes and combed my hair You took me from the foreign place You led me from the burning tar And washed my devastated feet You pac...

    • Author: Coccinella
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • What I Know

    I KNOW that the sun shines every day, even if we can’t see it behind the clouds. I know that friends, true and good ones, are a treasure I deserve less than anyone, but one that I cling to like a beggar clinging to the world’s last crumb of...

  • Edna Doesn't Get the Message

    Joanne listened with hesitant ear as the voice on her phone said, “Um, hullo, this is Dave. Is this Joanne, Edna’s friend?” “Um, yes,” she answered. Meanwhile, Edna was bouncing in front of her and mouthing, “Is that...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • More Than Just Friends...

    I met Zac freshman year when I moved from Sydney, Australia to New York City. I met Zac and he helped me with my books and getting used to the school, my heart beated hard when he came and shook my hand,electricity shot up and down my back. We were fri...

  • Remember me?

    I knew the moment I saw him I loved him. I was at a friends party and I was standing alone with my drink. Everyone around me was coupled up and were making out around me. I felt like my efforts of dressing up were for nothing. Until I spotted him acros...