Stories tagged “pain”

  • (Day 47) Mental Liquidation

    “Thank you,” I say as I stand smoothly out of my chair. The weight of ceiling starts to make the structure we’re in groan as I bring my attention upwards. I started to walk out of the stale, cramped room when I hear him whimper. Like ...

  • Fleshly Pleasures (Day 65) (Mature)

    “I am aware exactly how loyal you are.” said Mister N. reaching into the breast pocket of his five thousand dollar jacket. The price didn’t matter half as much as the image, the fit and the feel. He withdrew a pen whose casing was a d...

  • Steam, Murder, Scream

    Docile Live lobsters Packed in a wax box Grab them by their smooth body Where there are no spikes Their eyes are black tubes They feel the pressure of your fingers Grasp Those eyes move independently Bugging around Their arms splay Trying to shred your...

  • A Pain Remembered is a Pain Renewed

    Sandra stood at the doorway to their bedroom, constantly looking back over her shoulder, at the sleeping form of Sarah. Her daughter! Each time, she expected to see the same flat blankets that had lain empty for thirteen years and each time her heart s...

  • A Marked Man

    “What is the second rule of the guild?” Maul could hear his voice from five years ago, eagerly chanting the required words. These words would change his life. By the skin on my back, I will not betray any of our brothers of my own free will...

  • Princess Leah

    Soft blonde hair Baby blue eyes That witnessed as her mother died I can’t even imagine the way she must feel inside The horror she witnessed The jaded world she sees She has barely reached the age of three If I can do something If there’s...

  • The pain

    The pain. The pain was simply unbearable. The tears were hot, flowing, a torrent of water. It burned my eyes, turned my skin sticky and red. I couldn’t stand it. If only there was a way to end the pain. But then the pain was gone, just as suddenl...

  • You Created Him

    Drowning in yourself… That has to be the worst feeling. Knowing that you’re causing it, But also knowing that you can’t… stop it. Why lie to yourself? What’s the point… You’re killing yourself slowly And there’s nothing your mind will l...

    • Author: Seekers
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
  • The Feeling.

    She can’t describe the feeling. There are no words. no synonyms or acronyms to explain it. It’s just…hurt. Hurt to the core of her being. Sometimes it hurts so bad she can’t breathe; she can’t focus or think about anything...

  • Sluggish

    The girl took a step back from me, a hand creeping to her mouth. “Umm, is that normal?” she asked, nodding toward the blood streaks running down the spears of grass. Normal? I tried to connect anything to that word but nothing came to mind....

  • Bad Decisions and Visions

    Rain came down. Rain came left, and rain came right. Some rain defied all logic and came upwards from the heaving deck. Miguel swayed, a turbulent green attempting to show on his darkened face. He had been at sea forty-seven days, more than he’d ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 4 years ago.
  • In the Vegetable Room

    “It’s a debt I must pay. I have accepted that. If I get to speak to you only this once, I am not interested in telling my story, but another. May I?…Two beautiful girls and a handsome little boy were subjected to this. The oldest, my ...

  • A Hundred Words Say More Than A Picture (1)

    Burn It’s not innocent anymore; can’t be with you, as your mutual respect is continually blackened in lust. Pain becomes a drug – intolerance leaving the cravings impossible to ignore. She’s an epitome of hurt. Burn that sickly-sweet desper...

  • A Hundred Words Say More Than A Picture (2)

    Intense “I – I can’t believe you promised you will do that! You’ve always told me love is more important that anything. I believed you.” His words are harsh, the utterances flutter against the fine hairs in your ears. “Take it back,...

  • Void

    I wonder if I write random fragments of poetry and words, that something somewhere deep within the crevices of my long forgotten mind will snap and click into place, and the fragments will find a way to fill the void and somehow close the portals a...

  • A Day In the Private Life

    “About…face!” Barked orders fill the heavy air. Cut-downs and slurs follow soon after. Down in the muck we struggle dutifully. Every man-jack of us wants to quit. Few will. G.I.s don’t quit, not real ones anyway. Hell arrives in...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 4 years ago.
  • Damn Sunflower Heart and Dreaded Kiss-talk

    I had a dream that burned my brain last night as it seeped through like acid to drip down the rest of my body. And like a cliff-hanger or something, he told me about this kiss. A kiss that, generally, was wrong. And a kiss that hurt my heart. My own, p...

  • Get drunk

    For the first time in my life, I want to get drunk. People would always laugh at me when I told them I have never been drunk. I would tell them that wasn’t my idea of fun. Then would come the stories. All the crazy things they did when they were ...

  • In Between Minds: Bitter Returns

    As the details of the scene became clear, my grogginess fell away, leaving behind a strange sense of unfamiliarity with my own body. My arm seemed to throb in time with the ebb and flow of the fire gripping the yellow coals. I tried to clasp my hand to...