Stories tagged “melody”

  • Singles Going Steady

    A quiet jazz melody broke through the conversations that intertwined and became one loud, overbearing mumble of a noise that encased the interior of the coffee shop like a humid summer heat. The barista behind the counter, feeling a certain groove well...

  • Bookmarks

    Ruby got up and made her way to the condiment bar with her cup, and was soon doctoring the drink with sugar and cocoa powder. She took a preemptive sip and silently congratulated her efforts. Back at the table, she returned to the book, but soon found ...

  • Daydreamery

    Ruby sighed and sat for a moment, nursing her cold cup of coffee she had nestled in her hands. She stared blankly out the window, not at anything in particular. She was infamous for spacing out for lengthy amounts of time. Sometimes she would get to th...

  • Reference Points

    Ruby snapped out of her daydreams when the dull murmur of voices once again overtook the music. She looked down at the now empty cup of coffee cradled in her hands and noted how despite her mind drifting completely into other realms, she could still re...

  • Sincerity?

    The barista who had earlier turned up the stereo, had resigned to a break, and on his way, brought over a second cup of coffee for Ruby and one for himself, and seated himself next to her. “Hey Ruby, you look like you need some fuel,” he said with ...

  • Small Talk

    The barista stared out the window for a moment, gave a dramatic sigh to possibly ensue some sort of conversation with Ruby and then looked over at her expectantly. Ruby was not enthused in the slightest, but decided to humor him anyway. “So…how’s...

  • An Important Moment

    “Why’s that?” The barista said, looking over now at Ruby with a somewhat confused expression creeping up onto his face. “Because, people think that they can attempt to do something important, just like that, like they need some sort of validati...

  • Across the Street

    Neil tapped his pencil with growing aggression. It had been three months since he had written anything worth mention, and he was growing incredibly irksome. The cursor on the laptop screen blinked against a blank white surface of a hopeless attempt at ...

  • Blame it on the Splenda

    Neil sipped at the now room temperature brew and observed his surroundings for some hint of mild literary inspiration. He drifted almost immediately towards the large windows facing the street outside. On the opposite side of the street there was anoth...

  • Just For 1 Minute

    He strummed his guitar to the beat of his foot. He sang his heart out to the four walls of his room, Trying to come up with the best lyrics he could to impress her. Allowing his melodies of the guitar to become in sync with his passion of love for he...

    • Author: Mr. Reeses
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • This Thing Music

    This thing music has infiltrated me. It seeps through every pore of my body and soul until I cry out with passion. This pounding in my brain. This iron fist squeezing my heart until I am bled of all doubt. Until I give in to this thing music. This thin...

    • Author: Mackizme
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • Nothing Else Mattered

    “I think I just need some time to warm up.” She gulped and ran into the hallway. Sitting down at the practice piano she placed her trembling hands on the keys and started to play. Her breath got stuck in her throat and her brain froze. R...