Stories tagged “pain”

  • Sunshine

    I awoke to a warm feeling. I kept my eyes closed, enjoying the warmth on my skin. What could be causing this wonderful warm sensation? I wondered. Then, the gentil warmth became hotter and hotter. The temperature seemed to keep rising. I opened my eyes...

  • Some Mistakes Cost a Fifth (Mature)

    The bible fell to the floor. The exorcism wasn’t working. We needed to try something else before it was too late. On blood stained sheets, the little girl we were trying so desperately to save writhed around, face contorted with demonic rage. She...

  • There Are Two Kinds of Pain

    His smile faded once he noticed a tear run down her face. Her lips began to twitch slightly as if she were talking without sound. When he saw more tears slide down her cheek, he forced himself to sit up. He slowly and painfully moved his body into the ...

  • Today is Heartache

    I don’t want to face this. No one is comparing to you. Plenty of guys are around me and none of them can make my heart race like you can. Is this what it will feel like forever? I’m afraid to know… My friends give me a break from the ...

  • A Dream Come True?

    The doorbell rings and I mechanically answer. My heart stops as I see the person staring back at me. I try to mouth what are you doing here but nothing comes out. I choke up. “I don’t know why I acted the way I did and thought that I didn&#...

  • Love Remembers

    When my eyes are shut, I remember everything. Every heartbeat shared together. My love for you Won’t let me forget it. You used to say good morning Everyday, even if it was the evening. You used to talk to me Until I fell fast asleep. You used to...

  • Relief from pain.

    If it doesn’t make sense, leave a comment and I will explain it. Thanks for reading! Pain. Pain. It burst. Red rivulet’s cascaded down the long path to its destination. It caressed the area like a long lost son returning, and it was greeted in...

  • More Than Anything

    Frustration can’t put into words no way to express how much that I hurt. Anger, agony weighing down on me throw, break, tear, yell, shout, and scream. Too much for tears, exploding from within; can’t stop regretting letting go of him. Seein...

    • Author: nesdil
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Possibility by Lykke Li

    I feel dead. My feet are welded to the ground as I watch everyone around me grow and overcome. I no longer have the strength to scream, to call for someone. Nobody ever stopped anyway. I feel like a lifeless soul, with noone around to notice my being. ...

  • Satellite Heart by Anya Marina

    Reaching the top of the stairs he found her bedroom door with light shining through the bottom crack. He slowly pushed the door open. He stood in her doorway for a moment, observing her, letting the pain of what he was seeing soak in. She was wearing a...

  • Final Thoughts (Mature)

    Take my last words for it, I would rather die than be put through this torture. Why is this happening? I never did anything wrong. We all do things wrong, don’t we? Why can this not be understood by the beast that holds the weapon of my fate in his h...

  • Knots

    It looks innocent enough, nothing hostile about tying little knots in string. They don’t mean anything. “What nice colors,” they say as they pass. They only pay the knots mind, they always look away from the tie-er. The colors mean di...

  • Far From Helpless (Mature)

    They had left him in the interrogation room by himself. The door was locked. He had listened to the guards walk away, secure in their belief that steel and stone would hold him. Caid knew he looked like shit. Between the capture and interrogation he ha...

  • Bricking it (Mature)

    King Karl looked the tall architect squarely in the knees, exasperated. “Bob, what the fuck?” Bob’s knees squirmed awkwardly under the King’s well-practiced scrutiny. It had been a long time since one of his castles had collapse...

    • Author: StudioMax
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • House Guest

    The cloud of smoke thins. For the first time, I see my captor. He is standing across the room, and his features are a blur. The hair is a mucky brown, the skin a pale olive tone: his outfit, an assortment of dark gray. I struggle against the rope that&...

    • Author: itsElisey
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • My Sweet Anesthetic (Mature)

    Shooting up, set it off in my head. Burn it off, make me feel dead. Again. Make me feel no pain. Again. Make me forget that name. Again. My sweet anesthetic. What’s this drug in me? That I can’t seem to live without. When did this ad...

  • The Rain and The Pain

    I am alone tonight and all I can hear is the rain falling. Watching the rain out my window, more tears fall from my eyes. Today I tried to pretend that everything is ok, that I am ok. Here, by myself, I can’t pretend any longer. The truth is thin...

  • A Moment of Illumination

    Jordan felt something tickling her arm. She tried to push it away so she could go back to sleep. Two things happened in that instant- first, there was a squeak of irritation and second, there was a flash of pain as she became fully awake and remembered...

  • Only Blood and Pain

    When night was thickest, the men of a certain village did steal away to the Cave of Trials. There they shucked their clothes and became spirits as they covered themselves in blood, feathers and fur. It was time to welcome another into manhood. Karil wo...

  • Touch

    Sensory Overload. Everything hurt. I had been the same… but it hadn’t hurt before. I hadn’t felt it before. My head was pounding, ears ringing, palms bleeding, legs shaking, feet throbbing, my whole body aching. Years of pain had been...

    • Author: wytherwings
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • More Than Nothing (Part 5)

    As I felt the door reform my heart sank, taking my breath with it. Something that was already hard was going to be near impossible now. My whole body cringed in pain; healing from the trauma I brought to it. I couldn’t move either arm. The numbne...

  • Not All Entrances Are Exits

    Jordan watched, in the warm glow of the lighter, as rat tails disappeared down a hallway blanketed in darkness. She sighed and looked around at the small room she was in. Most of it was taken up by two large crates covered in cobwebs and dust. A pizza ...

  • Open Casket

    Suits shuffled, Dresses stepped, Images of my father Followed where I wept.

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted about 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Violating Expectations pt. 1 (Mature)

    Kara returned home late in the day, exhausted from her travels but relieved. She was going to be off the hook. Tonight she could just cook some dinner, sleep, and then pick up the money tomorrow. Everything was going to be okay. As she turned to close ...

  • Uprising

    “Sit down right now! All of you!” Cramstock yelled. His class moved towards him, their eyes blank. The repeated phrase, “I don’t like it,” still came from their mouths but it fallen to an ominous, chant-like whisper. Danie...