Stories tagged “life”

  • A Forgotten History, A Forgettable Future

    Blanked and forged in the chamber of a silversmith in Italy, it was smuggled with sundries by a Bishop to England. Once there, it was used by royalty in so many ceremonies it could have be the focus of its own religion! Only, when it was to be transpor...

    • Author: Jeffool
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Time's Fun When You're Having Flies (Mature)

    The plan was simple and elegant, Diana would jump back in time to a point just before Alex. One well placed wet kiss New Years Eve night and the carefully crafted nano machine virus would do the rest… make a full synaptic backup then lay in wait....

    • Author: SerKevin
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Stands the Test of Time?

    Finding your car in a parking lot after leaving it there for a few days could be challenging… remembering where you parked the car 25 years ago, now that’s interesting! Locating the car was just the start. Alex hoped it would be like riding...

    • Author: SerKevin
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
  • Time Wounds All Heals (Mature)

    Where the fuck was she? No, better yet, when the fuck was she? Diana was lost in time and ramifications were just sinking in. What had gone wrong? How had she ended up here? It was Alex of course. He’s smart, He planned for this. How could she no...

    • Author: SerKevin
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
  • The Forbidden Love

    I wish I could say we would be together till the end. You brought the sun to my eyes, washed away the darkness from me. My heart beats twice as fast when you’re in the room; how you order a drink and pretend not to notice me. When I was next to you, ...

  • How Long?

    “This can’t be right, you’re wrong, you have to be wrong, I just have a stomach bug,” Lily stuttered. “I’m sorry Miss, er, Carwin, but I’m afraid it’s true,” the doctor replied rechecking his chart to make sure he was in fact correct....

    • Author: Catherine
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
  • The Canine Queen (Mature)

    Feed me, asshole. I can smell the food you’ve prepared and are eating. Why don’t you share it, motherfucker? I know, Alpha, you control the food and tell me where to go, but I’m hungry. Not like I’m allowed to go eat my own food...

  • A Decision I'd Rather Not Face

    “Enigma, please give me the details of Earths current state” I say, still in awe. “Earths current condition is deemed uninhabitable. No traces of life are on record. Current temperature is 129 degrees Fahrenheit. Average PH of the oce...

  • My Life... In 6 Words

    Unpredictably confusing. Incredibly lonely. Challenges awaiting.

    • Author: Mr.Gabriel
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Chapter 19 - End of the Line - Page 232

    having minimal baggage landing in Vancouver. The travelling had ended months ago but I still found myself wandering and searching; constantly lost and alone. Amber’s departure from my life left more of a caveat than I had originally assumed. Vanc...

    • Author: Dockboy
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • In the End...

    As I ponder the limitless expanse of space and time before me, I try to remember what it was like to be human. Of course, never having been one, that is somewhat difficult. Over a few eons I sort through all the data stored in my near infinite reserve,...

    • Author: DredZed
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • I don't even know what this story is about.

    I argued with my wife, then decided that I wasn’t living life how I ought to. I went to a bar, had too much to drink, and got into a fist fight with some guy who really only cared about keeping my groping hands off of his girlfriend. His intentio...

    • Author: ahobday
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Candid Camera

    Take a snapshot of your life. Are you happy? Or in strife? What’s going right? What’s going wrong? It’s these simple questions Which move us along. No problems in sight! You made at least one choice right, And you’re smile has n...

  • Introspection

    Stories like theirs are everywhere. “I want to do that,” a little boy says, pointing. “I want to be like them.” “He has potential,” they tell his parents. “He could go far.” What will your story be? Years...

    • Author: Cowls
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Expand Your View

    You ever have one of those days? Where it all just falls away? You get down to the basis of it, and realize that you just suck? Now it’s not the end of the world, As your life is being unfurled. You just have to settle down, and step off of your ...

  • In The Cold

    There is snow falling, and wind blows past the buildings. One building is white. Tall. wide. It has many great wings. In front of this building is a glove, encasing a hand which is attached to a man. With snow and tears, the glove is wet. And in the co...

    • Author: Cowls
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
  • Awakening

    I don’t know where I am, and I don’t know how I got here. I opened my eyes, and I was blinded by the light radiating above me. I thought to myself, Where am I? I tried to stand, but my legs felt numb. Had I ever walked before? No… stu...

  • The Promise Of

    It’s not even a song I particularly like; I use to wince when it came on the radio, which was often. Just another generic pop beat, wanna-be song, always blaring from the CD player in the common room. The tune and words were drilled into my unwilling...

    • Author: Lighty
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Lectures, Distractions, and Secretions

    “…considerations of the metaphysical must never be given undo precedence in the face of the mythical…” Thaddeus droned on and on, as he always did. Lenora’s mind began to wander, as it often did. The slanting rays of the s...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Meaning of It All, Piratically Speaking

    Hyrum spat into the sea, sure to turn his head to leeward. He evaded his own spit being blown back at him, but the sea spray dampened his neck to send a chill down his spine. Early September in the Atlantic was no time to be on deck in a nightshirt as ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Keep Left

    Investigate the mysteries of life. Leaks in the apartment are always fun, don’t you think. Overly watching that movie I can’t stop enjoying, Bueller. Sitting in the coffee shop is good for a larf. Thinking I could be taking better pictures ...

    • Author: Dockboy
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
  • Man on the Corner

    Man on the corner Where did you go Tattered sign and all Shabby clothes to make the look Forlorn look In the pouring rain Man on the corner Where did you go Life seems to beat The sould from its shell Left as a husk No move left to make Life in the ba...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Morning Routine

    It had taken her a long time to get used to living with someone else. Now he watched sleepily as she started to get dressed and it was as if she didn’t realize he was there, except for the kisses she kept returning to plant. These in a way defeat...

    • Author: Lighty
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
  • Sweet Disposition

    I have every thought possible running through my mind. Every emotion is taking over my actions. I have lost sight of who I am in all of this-these past months have been a torment. Nobody recognizes me because there is no “me” to start with ...