Stories tagged “listen”

  • You Don't Always Need Protection (Mature)

    “Te amo…” “Te amo?” “It means I love you.” “And what does that mean?” “That I want you.” “You want something from me.” “I want everything from you.” “You...

  • 6 Words We Hear During A Pointless Fight

    Listen, wait, hold on, sorry, sigh.————————

  • 11:11 AM, 8/18/09

    11:11 AM. Make a wish, it might come true. Silently, all I could think about was the dream. No, not the murderous one, where Sean is the murderer. A different dream, one I’ve had many times. I’m too afraid to write about it because I’...

  • Listening and Not Hearing

    This is always problematic… difficult. I stand beside her recliner, awkward, scared. “Can I talk to you?” Here it comes: The casual glance; re-focus on the television. “Um, sure. What?” I can’t answer. It’s not...

    • Author: Mackizme
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • 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...

  • lampside lovers

    “Oh,” Fritz’s face broke into recognition, “How was your date?” “Oh, him? Wasn’t a date in the least. I should reconsider using Craigslist for a means of social interaction. But that’s irrelevant. What re...

  • Now What?

    The big question. Now what? I sit on the edge of my bed, guitar resting on my knees, trying to put my newfound numbness into words… into a song, but my mind can’t make sense of it all. The words fly past, waiting for me to pluck one for the...

    • Author: Mackizme
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Pulse

    I write and write and write and hate it and backspace and backspace and backspace over and over and over and none of it ever sounds right. I’ve got so many thoughts running through my head, but none of them clear. It’s like my mind is so in...

  • Alone Again

    I don’t know how long I was sleeping there, but I didn’t wake up until I felt the wolf lift his head and look around. I looked to the sky which was just beginning to turn purple in the early dawn. My guardian was intently watching far off i...

  • Chronicles Of Millie and Me Chapter 8

    Cuthridge, Victoria, Australia February 2nd 1994 Demetri rushes inside the house from coming off the school bus to tell Millie some good news. “Millie, Millie! Candice Williams asked me if she could please come to my 13th Birthday Party she is th...

  • A Guide to Getting Published-- Believe In Yourself

    I’m gawking At the stalking offspring Talking about offering Cacophonies of thought When more often than not The self taught Get bought off shelves And sell for being themselves— They don’t have to follow what’s hot Or swallow ...

  • Seeing Without Viewing

    She slipped her hand into her front pocket and pulled out a pencil. “If there is anyone back there,” she began to calculate, “I shouldn’t stop to check it out” She let the pencil fall through her fingers to the ground; it was the perfect cove...

  • Listen-song

    Why Cant i wash you away Your the grim in the glass You’ve been there for days I wash with salty waves And lemon drops I’ll scrub my mind Until you stop Being greasy sticky debris Smearing the pages of my sanity Stomachs turning inside ou...

  • Problem Child

    The reason I’m depressed now is you. I understand the past. I’ve reasoned it out. He was insane, you were blind, and that’s the cause for everything. People needed to speak up who were too afraid to, and now lives are ruined and lost. I find it a...