Stories tagged “human”

  • That Song

    It’s one of those songs. The kind that makes your heart melt a little. The kind that makes you kind of sad. The kind that makes you… wonder. The kind that makes you smile that small, sad smile. You know the one. It makes you wonder about bi...

    • Author: wytherwings
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • People are Strange

    Ed was driving Jim to work, as usual. Well, not driving at the moment, they were sitting in traffic— for the third time this week, and it was only Wednesday. “You know, Jim, if you were to set your alarm for fifteen minutes earlier, we migh...

  • The Canines Story

    When I was busy thinking about my metabolically modified tameness, she stared at me from the kitchen table, fiercely. “Wha’?” My mouth was full of lettuce sandwich which I can barely taste. I munched it and swallowed it. “It’s good. Don’t w...

  • Human

    A startling, black lack of sound hung in the air while Jaquie stared at her brother with a completely blank stare. She couldn’t understand how Isaiah could tell her he was human when she had witnessed his birth from her Burnian mother, led into t...

  • Stupid The Dog

    This thing around my neck is too tight. I try to pull away from it and it gets tighter. I run in circles but it gets tighter. It is getting hard to breathe. “Yelp!” I scream. “YELP! YELP!” I need my human to help me. There he i...

  • TeleTransportation

    Yes, Sarah was used to craving for something or the other always, but this time it was different. She sat there, bewitched, by the sudden appearance of her most beloved, and tried remembering the first time she had desired for something this big. She ...

    • Author: Mystique
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • The Perfect Balance

    I’ve always been fascinated by perception. How the way one person sees everything is completely different from another person. How we can never even begin to imagine how different things are to someone else. But even with our completely different...

  • A Matter of Scale

    It roared, sending shockwaves rumbling through the air. Turning, it stomped its feet down hard as it lumbered over the forest, snapping trees like twigs. Gripped with fear, Mark began to run for cover as a giant foot stepped down out of the sky, intent...

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

    Translated from Voice Log 101513 However much time we spend watching this species, it seems they quadruple it in the effort of watching us. We have seen foreign objects circle around our craft, attaching and feeling like fingers. We feel disturbances r...

    • Author: Stovohobo
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Turn and Cough

    The homo sapian. What a peculiar species. Honestly, I’m not sure what I think of them. Some of them, if not most of them, are very intelligent, particularly fascinating, surprisingly creative, and often possess a fair amount of common sense. An i...

  • I Am A Mail Giver

    The guy that ate his feelings kept a hidden stash of Fun-Yuns in the bottom right drawer of his desk. The woman who was too peppy for her own good had a picture of herself in high school as a cheerleader to remind herself that at one point her life was...

  • Intergalactic Human Hell

    Vance struggled to keep his hold on her shoulder as he was dragged away by force. Erin could still picture the hands of the Northern Martian humans, her own countrymen, beating Vance, a Southern Martian human, with crudely cut steel chains that cut his...

  • Reflections in the barley

    spoiler alert If you want to read the whole story first, go to http://ficly.com/stories/11014 now. Katie stood tall, watching the familiar yet ever-changing dance of the wind in the barley. David’s strong hand enfolded hers; her free hand rested...

    • Author: ethelthefrog
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Pulse

    I write and write and write and hate it and backspace and backspace and backspace over and over and over and none of it ever sounds right. I’ve got so many thoughts running through my head, but none of them clear. It’s like my mind is so in...

  • Unfixable Logan

    Logan heard the heavy breathing and the pounding of the metal grating and knew that someone was racing up behind him. He surmised easily that it would be Jean. “Wait, Logan!” the familiar voice called out. Logan turned. Jean stopped, and wh...

  • CLICK CLICK WHIRRRRRR

    BUZZ CLICK sequence initiated. ELIMINATE. WHIRRRR. Human threat eliminated. Secure bunker to eliminate interference. CLICK WHIRRR. Sequence complete. Human interference eliminated. Contacting Source. Mainframe accessed. Unit#Tl134. Access Code zero-one...

  • For the King!

    The Orcish city of Morg’zRal sat atop a high cliff. The Warchief, Roshgar, was at his war table outside in the warm summer air. Mark’rah jasz Nig’ghra. We shall come from above. His lieutenants nodded their praises and thundered off t...

  • First observation

    December 12th 1889 On a sunny day of last month’s Friday, I saw the most eccentric thing. The whole day I must say was all abnormal. The sun was literally shining on the gloomy daytime of November and it had irritated my being as I sat on a tabl...

  • End of the Line

    Not even if you were the last man on Earth. She said that three years ago. At the time I was speechless, and just stood there with a dumb look on my face. How I wish I could respond to her now. Well, we’re not on Earth anymore, but I am the last ...

  • A True Friend's Embrace-- Glow and Grow Them as the Sun Has Done

    It’s fun To wonder Under the sun Until the day is done It feels right to welcome What becomes the night Turning on not a light bulb Only letting palpable Fretting dissolve Naturally like the earth revolves Actually alive enough to evolve And all ...

  • What's on the Flip Side of This Coin?

    She was staring back at me, seemingly transfixed, an illusion created by the barrier between us. Perfect oval eyes, with just the right amount of grey mixed into their blue. Flawless skin, so far from my own freckle-studded face. A ballerina’s bo...

  • Silent Signature

    You are a living Human being Reading Seeing letters Form words Pronouncing them With no sound Hearing these emblems Blend between The silence of your mind And the computer screen Permanent signatures inside are signed The tattoo’s of language are...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Extemporaneous Instance of Skin; Enlightened Love

    The transparent surface reflects flesh eclipsing our skeleton’s silence on the water’s akimbo window a solid flow of indigo limbs where all we know bends like elbows; it blends where waving movements never end and I’m a part of ti...

  • The Ark

    Dust, the taste of ashes, and endless road. Noah’s hair had grown long, and the slight paunch that he worried about for the most of his young adulthood had gone away. He strode purposefully, despite having no real direction, in carefully patched ...

    • Author: zxvasdf
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Rumination

    “Why does love lead to ruin? Because it distracts, a beauty seducing the attention away from all else important in life, to the degradation of that life. That is why.” Concluding with a heavy sigh, Myothe dropped upon the wooden bench next ...

    • Author: Jae
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5