Stories tagged “light”

  • Of Rainbows

    Light has misbehaved; left the safety of the sky. Now? Locked in prism.

  • Into the Light

    Zarek ran faster and faster as the light grew nearer, and he felt that every second he wasn’t in the light was a chance that he could be taken by the threatening, sinister darkness of the forest. He ignored the burning pain in his legs and his lu...

  • All the Light and Sound

    There should be a light, or light above everything this early. Winter may be here to shorten the days, but never until now did the nights come so early. Mud and snow mixed into a slush, he didn’t care much about wet shoes. When the bright reds tu...

  • All the Light and Sound pt:II (Mature)

    “Don’t move.” Shaking beams of light and one brighter than 40 spotlights suddenly poured out behind the trees. It was a stolen light. He put his hands up to his eyes and sank to his knees into the snow. “Where are you coming fro...

  • The heavens opened

    God gives us light Education tells us this From parent to child Teacher to child We question his existence As we grow older, smarter We grow more aware of life’s struggles The world does not bow down to you Society is dying around us A god would not ...

    • Author: Blythy
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Life Light

    In high school I was average. Average grades. Average hair. Average everything. I wasn’t popular, or the weirdo—and for the record—I wasn’t the slut either. My upbringing wasn’t one that would appear on Oprah. I came from ...

  • Light Blue Jeans (Part 1)

    Josh was perfect. Well, not according to ‘popular’ media, but Abigail sure thought so. He had dark hair that nearly reached his narrow shoulders, a slender but muscular frame and eyes the colour of the ocean on a warm, calm summer’s day. ...

    • Author: tinkerbelle
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Light Blue Jeans (Part 2)

    One grey afternoon she was walking through the park, her favourite thinking place, when she saw Josh sitting alone on a bench. His eyes were red and inflamed – he had been crying. Abi walked over and sat next to him. She expected him to get up an...

    • Author: tinkerbelle
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Light Blue Jeans (Part 3)

    “I couldn’t help it. I mean it would have been weird if I had been nice to you, you would have gotten ideas. Oh and Jono would never have forgiven me.” He hiccupped. “Why? What do you mean?” Abi was surprised. “You don’t know? Jono is lik...

  • Light Blue Jeans (Part 4)

    “Um…yeah, I guess,” he shrugged. She tried to hide her euphoria at his statement. He squeezed her hand, not fooled by her guise. He finally looked up, meeting her eyes as she stared out at the setting sun. “They’re splitting up, my parents.

  • Light Blue Jeans (Part 5)

    On her doorstep – the famous cliché moment – he leant forward. As their lips brushed lightly Abi’s skin burned and her head whirled. She felt the world spin around and the ground come rushing up towards her face. “Whoa there!” He grabbed me ...

  • Light Blue Jeans (Part 6)

    She turned her key in the lock and walked inside, closing the door behind her. She ran up to her room in a daze, until she saw a list of chores, left by her mother, lying on the dresser. 1. Get the mail 2. Empty and refill the dishwasher 3. Collect all...

  • Light Blue Jeans (Part 7)

    Scrawled on the note in Josh’s nearly-illegible handwriting were the words: Don’t forget, I’ll always be there to catch you when you fall Abi’s heart skipped a beat and her skin tingled. She picked up the flower and examined it. It was an iris,...

    • Author: tinkerbelle
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Leaving Stowed Treasures Lie

    A boy awakens. The dust of the attic is peacefully settled about him, and the sun no longer streams through the window. Pale light now sifts through, pitiably diffuse and weak. Worries start to nag at the boy, creeping from the shadows and reeking of a...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Lesson Time II

    I hated myself for agreeing to it but I was scared of what he’d do to me if I refused. He didn’t look the kind of man to be messed with. As I slipped out of my clothes a wrenching occured in my heart. Cut off, this final step was going to s...

  • 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...

  • The Room from Hell

    “Mr. Vince it’s medication time.” A nurse with a squeaky voice spoke. The door creaked open to a dark room; Nurse Marie flicked on the light. Only to see Mr. Vince lying on the ceiling of the room draped in a cloth. As the lights star...

  • Burning Heart (a poem)

    A burning heart glints and glows, Losing strength as shadows grow, Metronome beats rush over like waves, Cooling embers extinguishing flames, Floating ashes fall as snow, The lands dull thud a silent row, Rising through the darkeness there is a spark, ...

  • It's Out There

    Only a soft and fuzzy wall stood between me and the monster. I couldn’t see it but it was out there, lurking among the wooden block buildings and toy cars, pillaging the miniature city. I bet it could smell my fear as it slid along the ground searchi...

  • Just a Light Switch Away

    The monsters head slithered across the ocean of my bed spread leading its ships and fleets across the sheets to a new victim. The victim being me. It was now or never a if iI hesitate a moment longer, I’m a goner it has almost climbed to the edge of ...

  • Super Boy versus Monster of the Closet

    I didn’t know whether to give in or keep struggling. My eyes darted around the room until I spotted my Superman poster hanging on my ceiling looking down at me. I remember begging Mom for weeks to hang it there. He was always just Clark Kent but when...

  • 2. Light

    Gasping, she pulled down on the string hanging under the large expanse of lampshade, which proceeded to ‘ping’ and flicked with violent speed up into the inner workings of the light and didn’t return. She hardly cared, she was safe no...

    • Author: Lighty
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • In The Heat of The Moment

    The lights filled the nights skies, filling the dark void with vibrant heart beat in the heat of the night. Detective Garret sat in the parking lot off of the highway, drinking his morning coffee when the call went threw to his receiver. “Women i...

  • Expectations of the Bottle Deflty Swung

    Nearly void of its recent distilled contents, the bottle glinted in the array of lights in the bar. The yellow light over the pool table shone through its square sides at the apex of its arc. The blue from the neon Bud Light sign danced along its squar...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Light at the end of the tunnel

    “Know what?” I ask, my shrill voice echoing off the cavern walls, but there’s no answer. I stand alone in the cavern. The explosion of colour which had appeared to me only moments before is now gone. It’s just me. “Over h...