Stories tagged “heaven”

  • Empty Space

    The sky is overwhelming sometimes. How big it seems when you look up and realize that… it’s endless up there. Full of nothing. Endless and endless amounts of space. Can you comprehend that? Emptiness… emptiness that never ever ends. I...

    • Author: wytherwings
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • She Came for the Party

    “He’s been quite the gentleman,” Lucinda said sweetly, causing Ben’s heart to leap in his chest. His boss did not answer, having already lost interest in the topic as he wandered towards the assortment of bottles and decanters o...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • In Memory of Poppa

    The most important thing I have to say here and now is this. I would like the memory of my grandfather, James Blohm, to live on forever. I want his soul to be remembered even more than I want to be remembered. Poppa was a wonderful person, and, altho...

  • Hellhound

    As I tripped, the beast took advantage. With a sudden leap, it drove me into the ground like a pitchfork into manure. I took a sudden, asphalt filled breath as the wind was knocked out of me. Why do they keep following me home?! With a sigh, and an upw...

    • Author: Oy
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Eternal Damnation (Mature)

    This was it, this was the book that was going to make me famous! Christopher Hitchens had done a blurb for the cover: “The most compelling argument yet against the existence of God.” No more preaching to the choir (of atheists… ha!), ...

    • Author: Aurelia
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Do-over

    So He and I talk for a bit. Honestly, I don’t get much of it. He’s one of those lofty types, with high-minded notions and sad faces. Eventually, he booms out something about me “getting it eventually”, and I’m escorted awa...

  • The Death and Afterlife of Steven Dunn

    A smile played on the man’s face as he walked up to the large gates. It was only as he got nearer he noticed their state of disrepair. He tried to force the gates open but only succeeded in shaking a lot of dust loose and making a lot of noise, h...

  • [noir 17] Parlez-vous français?

    “And that’s how I ended up here,” I said to the man with the long, grey beard. “Je ne parle pas anglais,” said the man, with a shrug. “He doesn’t know anything but French,” said a hippie with dreadlocks a...

  • Internal Memorandum

    Date: - Name: God Subject: Revelations Recipient(s): All It has come to My attention that certain future events have been released to the public. Let it be known that the so-called “Book of Revelations” was intended to be strictly eyes-only...

  • Dead Stars

    Where does a star go when it dies? To wait in the Stardust Place. It’s where all the dead stars are, very much alive. They talk and walk and everywhere they go they leave tiny trails of glittery stuff behind them. Glittery stuff – it is sof...

  • End

    I open my eyes and up above me I see the sky, plain and black. Silence is all around me, and no one is rushing to my side to help. Maybe I am already dead. I attempt to move, and with little pain I sit up. I look around me, thinking I am in heaven, to ...

  • Navan Fort

    People are buried beneath the mound over which my little children tumble. Kings and queens, knights and priests, they all raise a contemptuous wail when my pretty ones cartwheel and roll down the side of the mound. All the while, the smile my children ...

    • Author: Queen Medb
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Most Important Bridge

    When I woke up, there was a shining white bridge at my feet. I got up, and looked around. I was on a hill, and my back had been against a tree. The tree had blood on it. Suddenly the memories came back. The blood was mine. I was dead. I looked back at ...

  • Heaven

    Marianne’s eyes swelled with tears, as she was introduced, for the first time, to her grandparents. Their withered cheeks pulled into a wide grin, and their wrinkled hands met her smooth palms. “I’ve always wanted to know you,” ...

  • Heaven is a Recess in the Game of Life

    I woke up as if from a long dream. In the distance, I can hear the soft whisper of an ocean. Opening my eyes, I blinked at the clarity and mildness of the sky- even the sun was gentle. On the fringes of the horizon, white fluffy clouds hovered as if th...

  • The Path

    Death was easy. All it took was one well placed IED. I never felt a thing. Scratch one Marine. Three points for the bad guys. When I opened my eyes, the Humvee, my crew and the Iraqi desert were all gone. The temperature was 4o degrees cooler and thick...

    • Author: Bob Liddil
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Divine Doorway

    I glimpse through the key hole Of heavens door, Waiting, Watching time’s architecture Creating My life’s touch and texture.

  • Oasis of Bliss

    Life, for me, was like running as fast and as far as I could. Once I couldn’t run any longer I turned around and walked home. And when I laid in bed I was dead— Then ascended From where my life had ended To a place I never comprehended Could exis...

  • Perchance to Dream

    It’s not like you think, death. There is no white light, no judgement, no reward or punishment. The candle is snuffed and then nothing. Darkness as one might expect with all these lights being extinguished. I suppose nothing is not right, nowhere...

  • Conflicting Mandates

    What it took was not a great deal of effort. The real problem came in the form of Doreen, their raven haired designated killer of anything resembling fun. I swear the girl had a bible in her purse and was likely to pull it out at any minute. The brunet...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
  • Heaven. Humans. Harmony.

    {You remain my Heaven, upon Terra.}

    • Author: {DARCH}Loa
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Not Far Away

    (To the tune of “Iona” from A Celtic Romance by Jeff and Mychael Danna) When the dews of Spring turn to frost And crystalize petals that once were abloom, One warm breath can thaw them like May Not far away Not so far away When grey clouds ...

  • The Man In Charge

    “I’m so busy today, I really just can’t see to it.” “Well you are the man in charge.” “Never mind that, do you have the reports?” “Reports?….” “Theresa over in funding was supposed...

  • Everyone Does

    The dead keep coming. They are always coming. The fence keeps them back, keeps me safe. But they keep coming anyways. Endlessly, relentlessly. They died but still keep on walking. They never stop. But I am safe from them. The dead keep coming. The dead...

  • Yes is the Answer

    I am happy here. Life is perfect for me. I have no wants. No desire is left unfulfilled. My thirst is always quenched, my hunger always quickly stopped. I never want to leave. Will it last? I had to die to get here. It was a tough life, but I lived it ...