Stories tagged “leave”

  • Names are over-rated

    The club was packed that night; hot, sweaty bodies jammed into the dark. Roving strobes the only illumination once you left the puddle of light around the bar. I’d come alone. It wasn’t my first time here, and that really didn’t bothe...

    • Author: dkscully
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • goodbyes are meant for lonely people

    She looks at him with new, puzzled eyes. Her eyebrows form a confused expression..Why is he here? He glances at her sleeves, red stains forever to remain… his hand placed on teh phone, carrying her in the other, he gently sets her down on her bed...

  • 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover

    Leonie knew that there were 50 ways to leave your lover; Paul Simon had told her that nearly every time she turned on the radio. Sometimes, when they were sitting on the couch, she’d whisper, “Still crazy after all these years…” Ares, that is, ...

    • Author: Laine Grey
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Forget.

    And soon you forget her name, her face and her voice. All the things you did, the places you went and the people you knew, they don’t mean anything anymore. It’s all just faded into the past, like so many other things. Lost. A dog barks and a siren...

  • Waiting Goodbye

    In a far corner of the room past the bed, beyond the dresser, a single ring sparkles on the night stand. The light of early dawn filters through the half open blinds casting rainbows of color across the wall. Specs of dust could be seen hanging in the ...

  • Negative Concept Swept

    Let a negative concept get swept Away like waves off the shore Leave its poison wept on the floor Watch how hate has crept out the door In search of where we’ve stepped— Relentlessly hunting mankind for more

  • Tu Travailles Trop

    More than anything, I just wanted him to say “OK, ma cherie, we will make it work.” Instead, he told me, “Tu travailles trop et ne bois pas assez.” You work too much, and drink too little. So, I left. I packed up my golightlys...

    • Author: Laine Grey
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Emphasis.

    This feeling, this drowning falling crashing. This reaching grasping emptiness. This helpless despair depressing. I feel gone lost floating. Seeping through the cracks slits holes in my heart. I am losing broken falling apart. You are everything nothin...

    • Author: OpenSkies
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
  • Your Eyes.

    Your eyes. You know how I melt in your eyes. They’re lies, they hypnotize, disguise. I despise your eyes. They look They stare without a care, everywhere. Do I dare lose myself in your eyes? I’m lost I’m found. All around there is no...

    • Author: OpenSkies
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The End

    Forget me and leave me I am not but a lie A shadow transending from another life Your anger causes anguish But makes it easier still To become stronger in my valued will My thoughts are in shambles And my hearts screaming why Why must all we have be go...

  • As it turns

    Empty nothings, bittersweet, crowded my mouth. I called up a dumb moment from our past, wincing, but she laughed. She did the same. We’re stalling for time. Does she hope I’ll say it? No, she’s not that naive. Neither one of us can, b...

  • Beauty and might.

    She hates the words that are said.  She wants to fade from this stead.  Just please let me be Why can’t you save me? And she just lowered her head.  I need a hero tonight.  Someone to help in my flight.  To make me feel that The world is not...

    • Author: MissMay.
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • 9:42 Departure (Mature)

    The timing couldn’t have been better. It was written in the stars, or the planets aligned, or some bullshit. However you spun it, Alice was there, standing on the platform with her blue Samsonite roller resting at her feet. She glanced down the t...