Stories tagged “new year”

  • New Year: Same Potential (do more challenge)

    I sat, surrounded by loud music with an undercurrent of mumbling crowds, drink in hand, watching the swirling disco ball. “So, new year, huh? Chance to start over, do something wild. Wanna hang out?” A man reeking of peppermint smiled drunk...

  • Under the foot of the horse

    Regretfully the same couldn’t be said for the New Year. My parents, no longer divorcing, had returned to be the bane of my life. They’d also taken a liking to equestrian sport. Most notably, dead equestrian sport. Using what odd powers they...

  • A New Years Mistake

    Balloons and food and lots of booze. Nobody cares that the music is blowing your ears off. Nobody cares how drunk you get or who you sleep with. We were dancing and drinking and snogging all evening. We cheered at midnight like everyone else but then w...

  • 2010 Thnks Fr Th Mmrs

    Its 12:14 AM, New Years Day, January 1st 2010. I get into bed and slide under all four blankets, in my tank top and shorts pajamas that my mom never understands. Its a new year and I’m kind of excited, for all the usual reasons. Then I remember 2...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Following His Heart

    It sucked being sick. The thickness of the summer heat made it worse. Charlie would rather be shivering in his blankets, teeth chattering, than feel like a bloated toad, sweating and miserable. A cough tore out of him and turned into a half a dozen mor...

  • New Year

    Her breath fogged the glass. Moonlight reflected off the thick blanket of snow outside. It sparkled like so many diamonds. She absently smoothed her skirt, the satin dress barely making a sound as she shifted to lean against the window frame. Her thoug...

  • Happy New Year

    “What time is it?” “11:57.” “Wow, already?” “Yeah. You know what band’s up right now?” “No idea. But they really could have got someone better.” “I don’t know. I kinda like t...

    • Author: Breeze
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Another Year

    Hot cocoa sloshed. A small spot appeared on her jeans, just above her knee. She laughed at her own clumsiness before she finished off the last few swallows of the soothing liquid. It had cooled quickly. She stood, setting the mug back in its place, shi...