Stories tagged “meadow”

  • The Wolf and the Linch Pin

    To keep a wheel on its axle, spinning along how you like, a linch pin is the thing to use. Likewise, most situations have a linch pin, that key factor keeping the cycle going. It’s the guy in a group of friends who always gets the party together ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Fallen Daisies (1)

    “Oops!” Alice mumbled as she tripped over a tree root. She could see the meadow off in the distance; hear the bees buzzing and the little brook bubbling. In the dark forest, shafts of light peeked like little children through the thick canopy. Stro...

  • Fallen Daisies (2)

    There were still patches where they had been pushed to the ground by animals that used them as resting places. The peaceful atmosphere strongly contrasted the memories it brought. He was perfect. Maybe not to everyone, but for Alice, he was her soul ma...

  • Fallen Daisies (3)

    He was gone because of her, no matter what people told her. ‘It’s not your fault, to road was icy, there was nothing you could do, you’re lucky to have survived!’ Alice still felt responsible for Ben’s death. She would rather have died with h...

  • Fallen Daisies (4)

    As she turned into their street, the wheels of the car skidded on the slippery road and the car went hurtling into one of the apartment blocks, passenger side first. Alice tried to regain control, but there was nothing she could do. In the split second...

  • Fallen Daisies (5)

    Warm, salty droplets trickled down her pale cheeks and fell into the ground. She ran her fingers over the bumpy scabs on her legs, and, with a force she was unaccustomed to, ripped them open. Her blood mingled with her tears on the muddy ground as she ...

  • Shadow Meadow

    The grass turned yellow, as it grew long in the summer heat laying flat on the ground. Where thick forests stood was now a maze of ashen totems of an earlier time. The simple gate way far back held with wood and nails still protected the fields from wh...