Stories tagged “lies”

  • The Truth

    “That did not happen!” Ray said indignantly. “Those are all lies!” Henry said. “Author, tell them what really happened.” Ray said. Roy slapped the ear out of Henry’s hand, explaining that it was cursed and took...

  • The Girl

    Harrison had a way of making his presence known long before he was actually present. So when I looked up from my desk to see him standing across from me without the usual door-slamming, foot-stomping, backpack-chucking entrance, I was mildly surprised....

    • Author: uselessness
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Did You Get My Message?

    He dialed the old number, hoping she’d actually pick up this time. Ring, ring, Click “Hey, you’ve reached this number…” “Aw, not again,” Jason muttered sadly. “…Leave a message & I’ll get ...

  • Such a Little Liar

    The bus driver started back towards us, huffing and gruffing. She called from mid way back, “What’s going on here boys?” The big tough guy, who was moments ago trying to harasse me, bursrt into tears and began telling the driver how t...

  • Deception All Around

    JoAnn’s father, John, was a conservative man, knowing full well the value of a dollar. Her mother, Hannah, liked to spend money on trivial things, diving into the savings in the jar labeled ‘vacation’ whenever she had a need. John was...

  • Ways We Dodge The Truth

    “WHAT WERE YOU DOING OUT SO LATE?!” John yelled at his teenage daughter. “Dad!” she startled, sitting up in bed. “That’s right, I saw you climb the trellis. You have a boy in here?” John flung the closet door w...

  • Making Sure The Cover is Not Blown

    John was glad that his daughter hadn’t seen him, however he couldn’t have her compromising his secret dealings. That was too close. He could not risk any exposure. His clientele relied on his secure business operations. He shrugged off his ...

  • Frogs Eyes

    “Green Eyes Frogs Eyes turn around and tell lies. " Hauntingly beautiful childrens voices were raised in a chorus whispering the phrase over and over. Was she really hearing the voices,or was it her collective unconsciousness telling her so...

    • Author: Marli
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
  • TV Bites

    “Hey, Derek.” I say over the phone, watching reruns of Derek’s show on TV. “What is it, Caroline?” His voice is annoyed, like I made his coffee decaf instead of full-caf. “What, I can’t just call you?” &#...

    • Author: Shini-chan
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Scars

    I dont want to be, another corporate causualty and while i suffer in silence you live in denial about everything So if you could please, take your knife out of my back, it’s your favorte angle of attack, it’s where you stabbed me your ignor...

  • The Liar

    Every time she lied it crept up on her and latched on with its needlepoint teeth. It was as if she lived over a swamp, the way her lies came out of the soggy ground. They were the size of teacups, flesh-colored and insidious. She lied about everything,...

  • Answering Machine Messages

    BEEP Uh, Liz? This is Kel. I was wondering when you were coming out of your house again? I miss your smile, Hon, and I think you should join me for coffee tomorrow. Please? Flattery. Nope, not this time, Kel. BEEP Hey, Liz, it’s Brian, look IR...

  • EMO: Math is Now in Session

    MATH CLASS His hair was long and in his face a complete Greek god in black. His name was Aiden and I knew i was falling in love. He sat in front of me in math, he rarely smiled but when he did, angels sang. We are best friends, ever since we were young...

    • Author: SieRawr12
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
  • The Beginning

    He lived in a cave just like everyone else. He liked to tell stories. He was single, so one night he stared sleeplessly at the stars, wondering how to increase his reproductive fitness. (It was still a big deal back then.) And he spun a tale to tell ev...

    • Author: Lancet
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
  • I Know It's Her Birthday (Mature)

    She straddled him as he woke. She stretched, put her hair on top of her head – he found that irresistable. He yawned, opened his eyes, saw the look on her face. Just knowing she was up to something made him start. She felt him beneath her and pus...

    • Author: Nancy
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Scrap of paper, dated November 12th, 2153

    “The Elders always tell us to report people like him. They say they’re dangerous. But he’s just…old. Living in that old plane hull outside the gates. I asked him if he wanted to come inside, but he just said no. He’d be ki...

  • Time Gone By and Lies Still Told

    Carl left the meeting with a mix of self-satisfaction and well-earned humility. The years hadn’t been kind but not so brutal as the time on the bottle. Light snow graced his face as he slunk, treading his lonely way home, back to his solitary exi...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
  • The Fading Masquerade

    A flower without water Is clearly going to die No matter how much trouble Tears will not fall from my eyes The petals of the bloom are bruised The flower is forgotten She is left quite alone The colors there are haunted No matter how hard I press, or h...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • OK

    You asked me how I was, and honestly, I didn’t know what to tell you. Should I have lied and said that I’m OK? Or should I have told the truth and said that I didn’t know. Instead I told you that I guess I was good, And tried to move on from the...

  • The Head Bitch Part 4 (Mature)

    “Huh. I did, didn’t I,” I said, smiling. Amy’s fists shook at her side. I could see the anger in her eyes. “How could you? I was one of the best,” she said. I could tell that she was close to tears. How sad. “W...

  • envy's living quarters

    The demon, the too-familiar one, who sits on your heart and nearly causes your smile to break when you say “I’m really happy for you.”

  • LIES, Lime, and Life

    I said I’d do my best, But I’ve failed near every test. I said I was doing fine, As my grades, they did decline. I said I’d tell the truth, But it doesn’t take a sleuth, To see my life’s a sham. A big lie is all I am. A hy...

  • Chocolate-Covered

    Hershey bars, Dove squares, Crunch bars and Kit Kats cover the floor. One by one, she unwraps Tootsie rolls and Mr. Goodbars then proceeds to throw the wrappers on the ground. Tears and chocolate stain the blankets. A Snickers mustache lines her mouth....

  • What the Sky Has Been Crying

    The sky hates the gossip he hears. All of this talk that he has holes. All of this talk that he’s sick. He’s not helping. The sky has been crying. His tears collect with the inches, then the feet.

  • The Taste of Your Words

    My dearest love, Please know that I deeply regret the pain that this note will cause. The bitter truth is that I have not been entirely honest with you and, sadly, I find the prospect of correcting that unpalatable. I never told you that when I was you...

    • Author: August Rode
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5