Stories tagged “name”

  • That Song

    It’s one of those songs. The kind that makes your heart melt a little. The kind that makes you kind of sad. The kind that makes you… wonder. The kind that makes you smile that small, sad smile. You know the one. It makes you wonder about bi...

    • Author: wytherwings
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Name Allocation Service

    The more-than-attractive woman twinkled at him from behind the glass screen. Her seat had been adjusted so that she was the exact same height as all of her colleagues. The effect was unsettling. “Good day sir! Are you here to pick a name today?&#...

    • Author: ahobday
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Crack a Smile

    We all watched as the bus driver sat back down in her seat and started the bus again. Before moving she called back to us, “Sit yer butts down, ya hear? And no one stands up again.” I resumed looking out my window, going back to trying to b...

  • eyes staring through the heart (Mature)

    She stands up in a posture fabricated with false pride. She hears the footsteps getting louder and quicken pace. she hears her name being called from the other side of the door. The other side she never wants to see. She pushed down the sleeves of her ...

  • Borrowed Time

    She remembered the feeling of nauseous weightlessness as clearly as she recalled her non-existent measurement. Ice had clambered down her spine as she looked at her name. No line was drawn next to her stupid name. She had seen it clearly – there ...

  • Hello, My Name is Persiphany Vanderbilt

    “Hello, my name is Persiphany Vanderbilt. I know my name is strange, but I didn’t choose it. You ever think about that? You know, how a name is the second gift you get in this world… The first, of course, is birth. And sometimes I won...

    • Author: Laine Grey
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Pyro's Anonymous

    Hello, my name is Charlie and I am a pyromaniac. I used to just watch fire, for hours on end, watch it dance and perform, just for me. Then one day I picked up a lighter and never put it down. The flames cheered for me, and raised me up as their god. I...

  • Sing of You

    “Hello. My name is Sengemo,” she smiled. It was filled with warmth and pride. The dark woman across from me regarded me with the slit-pupiled eyes of her kind. “…and I will Sing of You, my Lord.” My mind and limbs were thi...

  • From Two Cubicles Over

    Hello, my name is Bailey. Well, that is my surname. Truthfully, my name is unimportant. You may call me what you like. I know you and you know me. I know we pass each other from time to time picking up reports from the printer or getting coffee to wake...

    • Author: Lillie
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Brainstorming

    “Yo! You home?” I looked up as Robbie stepped into the kitchen. “Do you ever knock?” He smiled. “I’ll knock when you lock your front door.” I blinked. “Fair enough. Good timing, though.” “What...

  • My Avatar is my... Name

    Hidden in plain sight, my true identity prowls through Ficly, with the cloak of Pareidolia hanging on his shoulders, careful not to be seen, yet proud to use his true name. Pretending to be something which he is not, Stretched and squeezed until he is...

    • Author: J. Rein B.
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Ashes Remain: Prologue Part 1

    I looked up, waking from a daze. My cold, pale fingers shook as they held a small black-and-white photo. It was of a small girl, maybe 16-years in age, cuddling a black kitten in her slender arms. He face was scrubby, her clothes looked like they had n...

  • What to Call Thee

    Ethrel froze, his rough iron blade hovering above what was left of a tiny carcass. Uneducated as he was, this seemed wrong, or out of the ordinary at the very least. Right folks didn’t hear voices. The village idiot did but not the right people. ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
  • Funny Names We Use (Mature)

    “We so shouldn’t be doing this,” he huffed without really stopping or slowing. “Shh, shh, not now.” Her response was teasing, just above a supressed giggle. Her grin spoke volumes, the sum total effect of which was to draw...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • not as it might seem

    Although my name may seem to most viewers as being quite obvious in its origin, that of Scratch ‘n’ Scrawl being all about writing, I can asure you that things are not always as they seem. Firstly, being a lover of writing, and very much of...

  • What's in a Name?

    My name is Adam Pierce and I’ve been told a hundred times that it is a strong name. They tell me at the Chicory County AA meetings after we disband. They tell me I’m the best counselor they have ever had. They tell me at the Holy Spirit Chu...

    • Author: Escapist
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5