Stories tagged “moon”

  • The Moon Does Something To Us All

    Even as I exit the house in the utter black of the night, I can see fine. Even though a full Moon shone down upon my furred back, it mattered not, for the night was black. I am a werewolf, and yes, I am in wolf form. My friends are all around me—...

    • Author: Racing
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • Man On The Moon (Mature)

    “Control, this is Orbital Mission 003. Do you copy?” “We copy that Orbital, you are closing in on the landing site, correct?” “Copy that control, I don’t see the landing site beacons.” “There is no contac...

  • The Sky is a Battlefield

    You shine, you shine Upon the earth Thank you for Your blissful worth. Thank you for Your swaying light Which sticks with us Until the night. To grace the sky Your foe awaits Until, until It does get late. The battle begins With both in view You’...

  • Out Of Mind

    I stared out into the night the moon shown brightly on the lake, it called to me. I wished to answer it, I yearned to answer it. My heart thudded in my chest, ‘go’ it said ‘be what you are’. And what was that exactly, I still wa...

  • Lun

    Watchful opal Rheumy eye Against the blackened Star-streaked sky Leaking light In milky trails To grace the treetops Hills and vales Creaks and cracks On beaten face Haunted path With shuffling pace The ocean breathes To your slow dance A soft recessio...

    • Author: Stovohobo
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Blood On The Carpet

    Sam had jumped up, I wasn’t exactly sure what she was doing. I was too focused on the blood. Why did it put me in such a trance-like state? Honestly who knows, it’s just fascinating . “Here, put pressure on it!” Sam said frantic...

  • Running

    “Thank you.” I said, dropping the black cloth on the floor. I began walking towards the door. I stopped when I felt Sam’s hand on my arm, I turned. “Just be back before daylight, my mom will freak if your gone when she gets home...

  • To the Moon (Mature)

    ‘Tom, you have to come across the street and talk to Bill, he is freaking out,’ said Betsy, grabbing my arm and pulling me toward the stairs that connected the two roads. ‘Okay, okay, it’s just Bill acting weird, relax Betsy,’ I said. I walke...

    • Author: Paddy Festus
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Sun, the Moon and the Stars

    No matter how bright the Stars would shine, they could not pierce the impenetrable darkness on his heart… so what had made the Moon think she could do just that? Did she not only reflect what the stars could give? She had no light of her own to ...

    • Author: Samantha Lau
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Sailing the Dream

    The wind shifted and I opened my eyes and took a firmer hold of the tiller. I had dozed off into the dream again. I blinked my eyes and shook my head to clear my mind. It was getting dark and cold, the sun just a diffuse glow on the horizon. With the d...

    • Author: Paddy Festus
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Simple pleasures

    The lamp was dented and dull, but undeniably filled with a genie. “I shall grant you three wishes.” Kenneth died moments later, crashing his space-yacht into his moonbase while being pleasured by the entire contents of the world’s lar...

    • Author: Spiderj
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • 20:17 UTC 20 July 1969

    Dimitri looked across the plain. He was twenty kilometers southwest of Sabine D. According to the reports it would be just northeast of a 400 meter crater named West. The positioning satellites chirped their songs and told him that he was almost there....

  • Myth

    Sea and Moon were lovers once. They were one, moving through the nether, each completing the other, made for each other. Both knew they would be together forever, but it was not so. Moon and Sea soon found themselves near a new world neither of them ha...

  • Myth 2: Electric Boogaloo

    They remembered the moon. In those brief moments before the old gods most had forgotten stopped dreaming, when the moon fell and the ocean rose in anger, they remembered the moon. Not just that it existed, but what it meant. They remembered the times t...

  • Tipping Point

    The collision couldn’t have occurred with greater accuracy. Three hours before, a dead spy satellite was struck by a meteor. It was not destroyed but its tracked path shifted slightly. This event went undetected. The supply ship Kosma was heading...

    • Author: Petros
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • All the world is a soap opera.

    The world was here, and it was not. Sparks were flying, the Moon was crashing into things, the delicate dance set up by the Clock Maker was falling apart. But the Clock Maker was gone. After all, it was just a comission. A comfortable home for the Lady...

  • Celebrate the Light

    Throw back Exult and cry triumphant Not cackling and dark As the shadow what howls at the moon Rejoice Let loose your shining self Bright and of life Screams the hero gladly at the sun

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Impact

    We saw it coming for years, a long period piece of ort cloud debris the perigee whose orbit brought it almost perfectly to the orbit of Earth. But it was massive, well massive for a wandering planet, about twice the mass of Earth. As the calculations c...

  • Myth II: Fading

    The moon waited for the sea. Each day, as they waltzed, he always wanted more. But each year, they grew more detached. Each year, they became more distant. The moon soon became just another observer. He looked into the chaos of his lover’s childr...

    • Author: J. Rein B.
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Myth III: Alone

    But then the sun died. The sun grew immense in its senility, its dying throes burning the rocks that orbit near it. It swallowed the first two of its subjects, then directed its fiery gaze on the now abandoned Earth. The sea was not prepared. Nor was t...

  • We Came in Peace ...

    I stared at the plaque for a long time, pondering the words. Some were names and dates, from an age long ago. Our explorers recovered the relic recently and our scientists examined it carefully. An ordinary metal, some simple etching, nothing extraordi...

    • Author: SandsSpot
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • We Went There

    “40th anniversary of the Moon landing today,” said Walter, glancing at the night sky. “Meh,” replied Tyler, as his thumbs pecked away at his phone’s tiny keypad. “What do you mean, meh?” said Walter, fighting t...

  • Collection

    I place the plaque into my satchel and followed my partner back onto the ship. I never got used to that feeling, holding something long forgotten. To behold something that belonged to a long dead society, one older than even the world I was born on. &#...

    • Author: Ronnie
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Hollow Moon

    Don’t try to seperate me, try to digest me don’t feel like I’m numbers, please hate me and hate others. So try me and feel like it, seduce me and fight sadness, release me and believe me and then try to seize me. Hollow Moon, is that ...