Stories tagged “mom”

  • I Wouldn't Be Here if not for That Damn Piano

    There were no roses involved. No chocolates, no secret notes, no blind dates. They didn’t meet at a romantic dinner, or a hippie love-fest, or a rock concert. They met at work, and the deciding factor was those crazy union rules. They worked at C...

  • Climbing Stairs In Combat Boots

    I slowly, carefully climbed the stairs up to my parents’ appartment, trying not to trip over the long laces of my black combat boots. I could hear babies crying, people yelling, dogs barking, the usual melody of disfunction that greeted me each t...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Explain Yourself

    My mother stepped aside to let me pass through the doorway. I entered the living room and quietly took a seat on the couch beside my father. “Hi, Dad,” I practically whispered. He shook his head and turned away, not saying a word. My mother...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Invisible

    I sat back down in my seat. My heart was beating fast in my chest. I had on a long sleeve, blue, loose fitting t-shirt and jeans. My hair was up in a pony-tail. I was trying to blend in, but everyone kept looking at me. I was the new girl, and by the l...

  • What Do You Think Of Me?

    I ask my parents what they think of me and the conversation goes like this: “You are a beautiful girl,” my mom says. I’m not that pretty, nevertheless it is in the mom handbook to tell your daughter this whenever they ask you how an o...

  • Bang Bang Bang!

    Diving, rolling, sneaking, you make your way through the building. You stop and press flat against the wall and listen as a guard passes nearby. Once out of sight you realize you were holding your breath. With a smile you continue. At the end of a long...

    • Author: Ronnie
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Intertwined

    She jumped at the sound of the door, whirling around and wielding a strawberry corer. Her face went from furious to merely angry when she realized it was only her son coming home. “Ooo, Your Father had better not come through that door! Lock it!&...

  • Smoker

    Sad thing is, I knew this was coming. I’d watched the movies, read the books. Got an apartment on the top floor. Collected cans of food, bottles of water. Perfected my head shot at the range. Did everything… except the most important thing....

    • Author: DennisYG
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Bagel Bushes

    My mom and dad arrived the day before my sister and her kids on the annual family gathering. They got in late and the kids went to bed shortly after arriving. This year I had a new row of blueberry bushes growing in the garden. I got up early, before a...

  • She Wins, I Lose (Mature)

    Nothing I do seems good enough for her. Being polite, being a pain, Not much of a difference. I get in trouble any way I say things. I could be an angel of light, and she would still say I’m an cocking an attitude. So, what difference does it mak...

  • She Wins, I Lose (2)

    Or told me I was being rude, When I wasn’t. This is just venting, And venting it shall stay. because if I voice my feelings she’ll just say I’m wrong. Just like right now, When she told me I had bossed her around, When in reality I as...

  • Can We Pause Forever?

    The three year old calls, awakened (so she says, I don’t think she’s slept) by a nightmare. I get up from the computer and walk into her dark room lit only by the glowing nightlamp that sits beside her bed. “I need more snuggles,̶...

  • Mother!

    You ripped apart my family, you broke my father, you broke my grandmother, you broke me. Just by leaving. But you feed me. You are usually there for me. Sometimes you’ve got a “thing”, which to me only means that you’re at the b...

    • Author: Sam Ervin
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Let me Show You

    Look at me See my age Hear me speak It should mean something I am not a child When I was You did your job Now step back Your not my mom Your my sister Stop over protecting You pushing me to the edge Step back and see I have grown Let me show you I can...

  • Phone Chatter

    “Oh my God! She sticks her face in everything I do! Like, I can’t even call Brad. She’s all like, What cha doing? Who ya talkin to? Like it’s any of her business!” she rants into the phone. After a brief pause, “Oh y...

  • I needed him there

    I didn’t know where I was, when I blinked my eyes open and looked over I saw my mom and dad talking to someone. She was holding a tissue in her hand and was crying like crazy. I realised it was a doctor and I was in the hospital. My dad looked ov...

    • Author: Turtles :)
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Justifiable Homicide

    “Time to get up!” Ohgodwhattimeisit? I wonder, cracking one bleary eye to stare at the baleful red glow of my bedside alarm clock. “It’s only ten,” I mumble, annoyed by the holiday weekend wake-up. “Your room is a me...

    • Author: B. Booth
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • His Protector (part 2)

    “Mom! She’s on here again!” Jenny frantically yelled. After Karen entered the room and read the message she phoned her husband who was on a business trip. “Honey, I don’t know what to do!” Karen cried softly into the...

  • Hell Week at College

    It was an awful week. He already had some 500 word exams due by Friday and his computer got a virus and would not even turn on. The format for these exams was, of course, programmed onto his laptop. He knew his buddy down the hall had the same format ...

  • I Can't Get Her Out of My Mind

    Any notions that it might have been a dream were dispelled when I had to go across town to pick up my car from Skinny’s. Jackie never did tell me how she’d gotten back to my place without it—she just said she didn’t have the keys. I...

  • Woman in Chains

    “So…what exactly is going on here?” I asked. Jackie sat on a dusty sofa. “Mom said that since I didn’t respect your human rights, I have to be punished. So I’m to stay in here for at least twenty-four hours, until such t...

  • Friends!

    We were just sitting in my room. 2 of my best friends. Listening to our favorite band our inspiration They might be giants. They might Be Giants was the inspiration for our band Florida’s Nerd Academy. We were talking about the future. When I fin...

    • Author: Tamara G
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • Friends 2

    I pushed Gary back. “I thought you pushed me because you didn’t want me to like you.” “I never said that I just said I got mad that you liked me because the girl is suppose to like the guy after and I didn’t like you till ...

    • Author: Tamara G
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • Whiteout, 02

    Her Mom is on her cell to work so Kim’s sketching when the sleezebag walks in. A cop too, but cops aren’t all that – if you’ve got the uniform down you’re just doing variations on faces, so: boring. But a genuine done-time...

  • Footprints (Mature)

    They’d been fighting, screaming at each other for more than an hour when suddenly all sound stopped. It was if the house was holding its breath. Sound melted into ominous silence. I’d been hiding in an upstairs closet. The dark was comforti...

    • Author: Bob Liddil
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5