Stories tagged “love”

  • Kat and Moose

    Tick. Tick clack tick. Tick clack scratch scratch tick tick clack scratch clack clack! “MOOSE!” I yell at the top of my lungs. The American shorthair scurries away from his new toy at the sound. I scowl at him and kneel down to save the tat...

    • Author: K-Jellybean
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • I Miss Her, Miss You.

    Six, six fleas-no! Make it seven now! I just picked off and killed seven fleas from my own human body. All thanks to that damned cat. I scratch at the numerous flea bites on my body and card my hands through my hair nervously. Scratch tick tick clack s...

  • 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 5 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 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Love That Lasts A Lifetime

    We had a love that would last a lifetime. I met Keith while he was a grad student and I was a junior. He was smart, funny, and had brown eyes that made me melt. We talked about marriage and kids. I wanted three and he kept on saying. “yeah, one o...

  • Is There Balm in Gilead?

    There are nights I wake Only to sob, There are nights I wake Screaming your name. It is your face that Haunts my dreams, Your sweet smile, The sounds of your voice, The smell of your hair. It is your name that still Lies carved in my chest, Hidden bene...

  • Old Record

    I’ve played so many rounds in this game called love, by now my heart is a skipping record with unwanted scratches and scars from being played over and over again. The needle digs in a little deeper each time scratching out the simple minuet of my rus...

  • Loveable

    “You’re not unloveable, Catherine,” Liam chided gently, holding his friend’s teary eyed face between his large, calloused hands. He smiled at her softly as he said this, allowing his fingertips to brush against her flawless alab...

    • Author: K-Jellybean
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Broken Wings

    When I met you, you were the most beautiful and innocent angel I had ever seen. I absolutely had to have you. So pure, so… corruptible. I broke you down. I didn’t want my angel flying away. I charred off your precious wings, pulled you down...

  • Junkie

    She is sitting at the bar waiting when he strides through the door, and in an instant, everything that makes her her is gone, consumed. He is her heroin, blazing in the dim room like a lighter held under a spoon. And he knows it. It has been this way s...

    • Author: Aurelia
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Junkie (Challenge Entry)

    She is sitting at the bar waiting when he strides through the door, and in an instant, everything that makes her her is gone, consumed. He is her heroin, blazing in the dim room like a lighter held under a spoon. And he knows it. It has been this way s...

    • Author: Aurelia
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Change of Heart

    The year 1024 simmered with heartbreak and hope. Indeed, before it was over, a hungry man would be eternally full, an Empress would lose weight and a Dynasty would achieve great monetary change. In the dark hours of that morning, Fu Ming woke hungry. H...

    • Author: merc46
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Emily (Mature)

    “Oh fuck! Emily” I moaned breathlessly against her mouth. “Sophia!” She cried and shuddered against me with the force of her climax. I held her close and let go, letting waves of ecstasy wash over me and carry me away. We collap...

    • Author: K-Jellybean
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Hidden Tears

    I cried that night, in long, bawling sobs; tears streaming down my face and soaking deep into my pillow. I cried myself to sleep, til each gasping breath scratched deep in my throat, and no more of the pain could flow from my eyes. In the morning, I wo...

    • Author: Match
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Only Gets Better

    Used to be Living just a boring day Everything blended In the haze of it all Things came and passed I kept wishing for more Something more It was long over do Then you came Like a whirlwind And suddenly I’m falling in love I’m treading Unch...

  • the Question

    “Are you kidding me?” “No, I’m serious! Okay, come on be honest… You’re right, I knew it.” “Emily, stop babbling, you look amazing!” “Are you being honest or just saying that to keep from hurt...

    • Author: K-Jellybean
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • the Parents (Mature)

    “Why do you have to do that? You know how my parents are!” Emily was furious with me. “Yeah, they’re overly conservative, uninformed, biggots!” I cried angrily. “They were raised that way!” “I don’t...

    • Author: K-Jellybean
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • the Couch

    It was uncomfortable to sleep on a couch after having shared a warm bed with Emily for over a year. It didn’t feel right without her body snuggled next to mine, or her breath on my neck and her leg nestled betwixt my own. My conscience weighed on...

  • Sophia

    The hardwood floor creaked under my weight and she sat up in bed with a gasp. Through the dark I could feel her eyes on me, hurt and disappointed. “I…” I didn’t know what to say. ’I’m sorry’ sounded so lame. &#...

    • Author: K-Jellybean
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Soul Mate

    You know what T-shirt I like best My favorite color too And when I cry silently You know exactly what to do You know when it’s my birthday The right amount of fuss to make You feel so happy for me Every triumphal step I take When I’m being ...

  • She Is

    She’s got what I like to call ‘Lady Guinevere’ hair. It’s beautifully long and streaked with gold. She flatly refuses that it looks blonde. No one can ever tell what color her eyes are, since there are so many hues jam-packed in...

    • Author: NightMaiden
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Regret in Reverse

    She looked around the cluttered room, and down at my sorry state. I held my breath. “This is not…an optimal result”, she said after the longest pause. Books and sketchpads littered the tiny one bed, one bath, pet-free, no smoking apar...

    • Author: Brodo
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • At Least The Bastard Fried

    I had practiced for several hours before it was supposed to start. Staring at the photo of my daughter, I recited the small talk that would occur. Hello. How was your trip? Hope the place was easy to find. But I knew as soon as she walked through the d...

  • Haiku

    Sometimes I feel trapped. Oh, but then I realise this is what I want.

    • Author: Ben Paddon
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Ambition, Quelled

    He held my hands and kissed the top of my head. I stepped down off the porch, he followed. We laid in the grass; the air was cool against my skin. A gust of wind flew in. The wind rippled the tall brown grasses and whooshed across the plain, echoing in...