Stories tagged “lost”

  • Lost Clouds (Pt2)

    I sit here, thinking about as it occasionally crosses my mind. Will I ever find the exit, will someone be on the opposite side of that line, Waiting for me, with their hand held out, crying to see me? Hmph, I guess I just have to find out, So next ti...

  • What Are You Afraid Of?

    My teal tears came flowing down when I saw him laying on the ground covered in blood. My throat closed up, & I lost my breath. I ran over to him and jump on top of him landing in a puddle of crimson and black.I ripped his shirt in half, and pressed...

    • Author: Mr. Reeses
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Into Great Silence

    I knew when I left that I would never return. Perhaps this is why I have sought a resting place in the arms of strangers and the dwellings of temporary friends. Without roots I have looked for meaning in things fated to pass. But now I find myself walk...

    • Author: Spiderj
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • It's What You do to Me

    You’re a country boy I’m a rock girl With you I’d sing Till the world hears Because right now My heart jumps My knees weaken It’s what you do to me You say everything I become speechless But my eyes and smile Should say it all S...

  • Baptize Me in that Flea Bath (Mature)

    “He has fleas!” The clerk muses as he inspects my cat. No shit, Sherlock, I just told you that. “Yeah, can he get like a flea bath or something?” I ask, scratching myself at the mention of fleas. “Yeah sure, we do grooming...

  • Leave the Boa on the Shelf

    I sit at home on the edge of my bed, just staring at the ridiculous pink feathered boa I’ve got in my hands. Why can’t I part with it? Why can’t I leave it behind with all her other things? I look like a stripper, don’t I? You a...

    • Author: K-Jellybean
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Let Go

    You promise, you’ll never leave? I don’t know anymore. If it’s my time, it’s my time. Don’t talk like that, you’re gunna get through this. If I leave, don’t keep my stuff too long. I don’t want all the pr...

    • Author: K-Jellybean
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Moose and Kat

    “This was one of the best behaved cats I’ve ever groomed!” The clerk exclaimed happily as he handed Moose over to me, all cleaned and wearing a brand new collar with green, bell shaped tags. “Oh?” “He’s such a...

    • Author: K-Jellybean
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Non-Fiction Part I

    I had a half year run as a bookstore employee. One average day, a small girl was calling for her parents in the middle of the store. I thought she belonged to the adults next to her, but when they walked by her I knew she was all alone. I approached he...

    • Author: Jesse Blake
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Thief in The Night

    People always hide things in the last place you’d think to look. So that’s exactly where I go first when I enter a house. Money can be hidden in the fridge, kitchen cabinets, closets, anywhere but a piggy bank or safe. Of course, if I see t...

  • Peace

    It was all she could think about. She wanted it more than anything, but she could never find it. It seemed to slip through her fingers, just as she thought she had closed in on it, like dogs treeing a coon, only to discover it had hopped to another tre...

  • The Magic Pocket (ficlychallenge)

    “Did you check your pocket?” “Oh, don’t insult me! Don’t you think I would know if my keys were in my own pocket!” “Not that pocket, the Magic Pocket.” “What?” “The Magic Pocket. It̵...

    • Author: K-Jellybean
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Lost

    I crawled through the woods on my hands and knees. My skin soaked up every drop of moisture it could from the dirt and moss, as I hadn’t ingested a drop of food or water in at least two days. It might have been longer, but time had no meaning to ...

    • Author: Guin
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • Just Another Lost Poem

    It’s raining You look up at the sky And wait and wonder for the reason why It’s grey, its damp, You look for a color And find you can’t see a single shade You wander about meaninglessly The rain continues to pour down endlessly Water runs throug...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Losing Battle

    Oh, God, they’re everywhere! What have I done! This was not what I expected when I released that.. that thing into my school. I just wanted to have fun! To mess with people, you know? But I guess I’ve taken it too far. I created a monster. ...

    • Author: J. Rein B.
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Holding Back

    So much tension, so much pain, I feel so much for you, Why don’t you feel the same? All this time, it was going so well, Suddenly reality hits, And now I want to yell… Not at you, but at the world, For tricking me yet again, I hate how it ...

  • Downward Spiral (Cliche? yes. But it fits)

    Depression starts to set in and everything you let in turns to dust. Your lust consumes the trust broken on a pile of frustration. Temptation is nothing in the end but the trend of the nation will never bend or break for you or me in this demonstration...

    • Author: Ath
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Five Minutes After

    A penny for your thoughts, you said. I turned away from you. My thoughts, they did betray me. I still won’t think of you No penny for my words, I said. No words I have for you. No words to tell my heart, my love, No words from me to you.

    • Author: Miss Molly
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Bad Planning

    His idea of a short walk with his pregnant wife turned out to be a bit longer than planned. “Honey,” she started slightly out of breath. “Yeah I know, you’re tired,” he interrupted. “We live just up here a block and ...

  • A Falling Star

    I wished upon a falling star And this is what I got. A headache for my troubles And a heart that’s gone to rot. I called for you, Prince Charming, And who did I receive? The Knight in shining armor With a dagger up his sleeve. A dagger meant for me a...

    • Author: Miss Molly
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Beheaded

    She stood there in her lacy nightgown on the edge of the cliff. The sky was dark. Huge black clouds rolled containing a fury that was soon to be unleashed. The sea far below was just as dark and angrily crashed into the rocks at the foot of the cliff. ...

  • The Gates Are Closing

    The Gates are closing And it’s snowing It always does in such clichés So maybe I’ll just stay Inside the door I see no reason To continue bleeding For something that doesn’t make sense Isn’t worth the expense Not at all The snow just turns to...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Creation and destruction

    His eyes were crossed. The cold cylindrical corridor stared at His face. Air pooled around Him and cooled the sweat which seemed like a constant reminder of His life these days- something cold, putrid- something that is produced to help, but is only a ...

  • 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...