Stories tagged “insane”

  • The Tree's Key

    With a reach that seemed to stretch every muscle and tendon in his body he reached for the key. It came away in his hand and he sat deeply, silently, attentively within the old avocado tree, on a low, horizontal limb, ensconced by so many shades of gre...

    • Author: SupRspi
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • I Can't Stop Myself

    They took me away. I’ve left. Gone away. Disappeared. Vanished. I’m no longer where I was, I’m in a new place. I’m stuck in a cell. Locked up, pinned down, held back, chained to the wall. It’s not that different than my pa...

    • Author: Sam Ervin
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Real Concert

    The crowd went wild. They threw their hands into the air, praising him. He loved every second of it. He left the microphone, leaving them wanting more. He walked around on the stage, listening to them cheer his name. It was orgasmic. He stood there for...

  • listen...to the violent silence

    She was watching him, waiting “You don’t know,” he started, “the silence, its killing me inside. I’m dying. The silence, isn’t it affecting you? Or am I the only one going insane?” The coffee was now resolved to a ring at the bottom of hi...

  • 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...

  • Dear Man In The Fitting Room Next To Mine,

    Sorry if I was bumping into the walls. It was a struggle. .

  • Two Lonely People

    The office was full of pictures of a short, bald man standing next to his victims- mostly dead deer. I had passed other rooms on my way to this one, and their walls were covered with pictures of family and smiling patients. I know everyone in Hollywood...

  • An Intercepted Letter

    I think I have seen about a dozen psychiatrists since I moved here. Hollywood is a mean place. You’ve got insane paparazzi chasing stars through red lights, nearly hitting pedestrians, and making my life a hell of a lot harder. My medications don...

    • Author: Nonogon
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
  • I do what they tell me

    The voices have always been there. Maybe I’m crazy or maybe they are real. The results are real. I had no choice but to do what they told me, they just wouldn’t stop. When I try to sleep is the worst, whispers like a distant TV you can̵...

  • Pervalsk Mental Hostpital: Nikolai Kirmasov's Journal, 3.10.2063

    They tell me I need to keep a journal. Write what you feel, they said. But I don’t feel. I suppose I should start with something about myself. My name is Nikolai Kirmasov. I am 17 years of age. At 13, my parents were captured and tortured as spie...

  • Hello?

    I hear them again. Mom said it was just my imagination but I can’t turn it off. I imagined the TV and pressed the button but the people just stayed on the screen. They talk and I can’t see them. I open my eyes and the TV is gone I can’...

  • The Horrifying Truth.

    Into an empty room I stared. Four walls. One bed. One girl. A long white box, imprisoning me inside its own hell. Often she’d come to me. Piercing my innocent mind with the horrifying truth. Draped over her skinny body was a dress. It did not fit the...

    • Author: frina
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Duck Hunting

    I zipped up my duck suit, and put on my trainers. It was time to go. “Right. When i say go, run as fast as you can, i will try and shoot you with this double barrell shotgun, if i hit you, i win” Derick shouted, with a manic smile slathered...

    • Author: Henjo
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Hunting (Mature)

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    • Author: Henjo
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Duck Hunting

    I zipped up my duck suit, and put on my trainers. It was time to go. “Right. When i say go, run as fast as you can, i will try and shoot you with this double barrell shotgun, if i hit you, i win” Derick shouted, with a manic smile slathered...

    • Author: Henjo
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Sarah-Susan-Something

    She was going mad. It was a verdict that they took great care in announcing, delicately choosing their words to lessen the blow. They spoke it almost inaudibly, shifting their feet and wringing their hands as they avoided her gaze. Her laughter jolted ...

  • The Woman

    “When you can no longer trust your instincts, that’s when you worry” Two weeks after their lovers’ quarrel, and she had not appeared.He looked for her in the arts and crafts room.The attending physician’s office.The waitin...

    • Author: lindsay22
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
  • Words.

    I need you weak. I need you vulnerable. If I could make you fall in love with only my words I’d write forever. Let each word drip from your lips. If my words have no effect and do not bring even a small flutter to your stomach, I’ll keep you only i...

    • Author: meep
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
  • Chthonic Creatures

    Her breath was heavy and her heart pounded. As she sprinted she could hear the faint presence of the bodies behind her, their voices hissing angrily, “You can’t escape,girl!” She suddenly stopped dead in her tracks. The voices sang in...

  • More Questions than Answers

    Alice shook her head in disbelief. Apparitions don’t just happen, and that was a fairly realistic hallucination. About as realistic as a floating, talking, purple cat can be she supposed. Alice settled into her corner and tried to sort her though...

  • Rain and Fire

    The flames jump, iridescent forms leaping from their metal prison. They burn bright greens and blues, consuming the paint inside of the dumpster. Bits of ash and burning paper float hauntingly through the air; a strange contrast to the writhing flames ...

  • Your reality is your own— [part I]

    (but you can’t just choose to be sane.) . OPPOSITE IS SAME MADNESS IS SANITY LIES ARE TRUTH THIS! IS! MINDSCREW! …just pulling your leg. . There were three men. “Your reality is your own,” the first declared, and was inspired. &...

    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Audrey G. Burnett: Preparations

    Audrey always knew her family was extremely distinguished in their special society and was trusted by everyone but she still couldn’t shake the feeling that they were all insane. She didn’t know what her father had been thinking when he dec...

  • Tales from the Sidewalk: Toeless (Mature)

    The alley was cold and dark. Abandoned tenaments prevented the sun from ever reaching the strange maze that lay between them. Alone, except for the company of a three-legged rat, the serial killer known as the Toeless knelt, rocking back and forth as a...

  • You'll Never Catch Me

    I’m quite the messy lunatic, leaving trails that could only lead to me. And I must admit, I like this game of hide and seek, where I run until my lungs give out and hide from the watch lights and authority trying oh so hard to seek me out.

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