Stories tagged “life”

  • To Keep Up With Myself

    Two years later I was still searching for that life light. I was riding up an elevator that had an expired safety clearance from the fire department, drinking burned coffee, and my life was at a standstill. I wish I could have been like the other gradu...

  • School's Out, Duck's Dead

    She wanted life. She wanted to run through it, run her fingers through it, dive into it and swim forever in it. She never wanted to sit in a classroom again. She never wanted to stare at the saliva in the corner of a teacher’s mouth. She never wanted...

    • Author: fatso
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • School's Out, Duck's Dead

    She wanted life. She wanted to run through it, run her fingers through it, dive into it and swim forever in it. She never wanted to sit in a classroom again. She never wanted to stare at the saliva in the corner of a teacher’s mouth. She never wanted...

    • Author: fatso
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Underground Dwellers

    The trash had slowly piled up. It took over, piece by piece. And no one seemed to notice until it was too late. Those with money used it to simply move their houses to the top of the heap, compacting it. Turning it into stinky, solid foundations. And y...

  • Why do I Screw Up all The Time?

    When you are as smart as me you wouldn’t think you would screw up all the time. But you do. Hey I am Janie Everture I have skipped 1 grade. I screw up all the time. I am in the 8th grade. And there is a boy in all my classes. Did you know that sm...

    • Author: Tamara G
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Confusion!

    What do most girls do when they are in love? They sit and wait! Why do they do this? It all started when we were cavemen. Or Monkeys. The women would stay at home and take care of the children while the dad would go out and find food. Then we become mo...

    • Author: Tamara G
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Friends!

    We were just sitting in my room. 2 of my best friends. Listening to our favorite band our inspiration They might be giants. They might Be Giants was the inspiration for our band Florida’s Nerd Academy. We were talking about the future. When I fin...

    • Author: Tamara G
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Friends 2

    I pushed Gary back. “I thought you pushed me because you didn’t want me to like you.” “I never said that I just said I got mad that you liked me because the girl is suppose to like the guy after and I didn’t like you till ...

    • Author: Tamara G
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • The game of her life.

    She steps onto the field; the clouds of dirt, covering the ground. Equipment bag; full of old, worn-out batting gloves, two bats; one being composite, a batting helmet; all of this pulling down on her right shoulder. With muddy, size 9 cleats, she wal...

  • Bathing Beauty

    She sits at the breakfast table, mindlessly eating her Cherrios. Her thoughts drift away. She’s bathing in a beautifully ornate bathtub. It’s alabaster white with gold claw feet. The faucet is large and also gold. Steaming water is pouring ...

    • Author: Horrorfan13
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Messed up

    Life comes at you pretty fast sometimes and often, you find yourself saying things you wish you could take back. I know that there are a lot of times that I wish that I could go back in time and take back something I either said to someone or about som...

    • Author: Banddork
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • The Revolution of the World

    All good things become Corrupt, broken, and come to an end. But they always have the chance, To become pure again.

  • Stitches

    God had sewn me perfectly in his image. As I grew the strings that held me together became frayed. Days pass by and I fail to notice my stitches ripping. I don’t notice the cotton falling out. Now I see that my stitches are coming apart. I pick u...

    • Author: Revenant
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Live Your Lyrics

    Bop your head, Tap your feet, Follow along, Get up out of your seat. Life is a journey, Life is a song. Play the right music, Always strum along. Compose a symphony, Play it all solo. It’s your time to thrive, Not become a hobo. It’s all an experim...

  • From The Slippers To The Sidewalk

    Hello world, I don’t feel like being judged today. That’s okay, you go ahead, I’m used to it. Yes, I slept late. No, I didn’t make any money. But I eradicated disease and brought light to the world! The cat was sicker than I rea...

    • Author: Rain Iven
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Truth Of Love

    “Can you truly say we will be still together in ten years?” “No.” “Then you have your answer why we can not be together.” So there I was sitting in the park with a bottle of wine, and a red rose. Wondering where I wo...

  • The Last Tuna

    I put the can on the table and sat down. I looked at it. I didn’t know how to feel. I suppose it was a fitting end to all the insanity that had happened today. The last can of tuna on Earth. It occurred to me that not everyone could say they had ...

    • Author: de Blount
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • True Love

    When I was young love had to be the simplest purest feelings anyone felt. When I met Mary in 72 I knew that would be the start of my life. I knew my place, and what I wanted most out of it. I dropped out of high school a year later to go work at the mi...

  • a love story in 1024 characters or less

    From the moment he could love, he loved her. She lived across the street from him their whole lives. It wasn’t often that they played together, though occasionally all the neighborhood children would gather for a pick-up game of kickball. He alwa...

    • Author: Sarah Jane
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Worth Waiting For

    Mary, the last Christian lay dying. No priest stood beside her to administer the Last Rites. No Charismatic Fundamentalist was there to condemn her to Hell. Sick of waiting for the Rapture, the last of them had committed ritual mass suicide four years ...

    • Author: Petros
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Thoughts on Life

    “The eyes are the window to the soul, so they say. That’s why I keep mine shut so much. I’m not resting. I’m keeping my soul from getting drafty. Also, people whose souls live in houses with large windows, like that woman over t...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Tempus Fugit

    “A new decade, 2010… my fresh, clean start”, Alex said aloud while staring at his roughened image in the mirror. The effects of a late night, too much booze, broken dreams and yet another lousy New Years Eve party had obviously taken ...

    • Author: SerKevin
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Past Imperfect

    “Right there,” he said and with a quick gesture Alex summoned the system controls in mid air beneath his open hand. The HALO playback paused, a shimmering holographic projection of a man, eyes closed, head against a mirror froze before him....

    • Author: SerKevin
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Beside You in Time

    Disorientation, blinding pain, confusion and finally clarity. The feel of cold glass against his head and warm tears on cheeks. Alex slowly opened his eyes, blinking to gain focus. It worked, good. Deep breath, his younger body felt good… at leas...

    • Author: SerKevin
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • A Stitch in Nine Saves Time

    Lights strobed red and klaxons wailed as Jeff ran down the corridor to the Directors office. HALO had sensed the first waves of an incoming temporal storm. A paradox was forming, and from the looks of it, this one was going to be major. “Report,&...

    • Author: SerKevin
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5