Stories tagged “parents”

  • Half and Half

    Mom lives in Boston. Dad is in California. I am their yo-yo.

    • Author: Fuddster
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Phone Call From My Sister

    “Can you believe it, Mom and Dad just bought me a new car!” …..

  • Six Months Later

    “Happy 6 months,” Mischa handed Ben a small gift box. This took Ben by surprise as the 6 months anniversary was a week ago. “But you already gave me a gift, remember?” Ben laughed. “That was our first 6 months as a couple,...

  • Goodbyes (VII)

    Now there is only one more place left to go. My place. Mary said I could sleep at her place tonight and she’d buy the extra ticket. I tell Ethan everything on the way to my house. From Ruth to my plan. I guess he has a right to know. He’s u...

  • Lady Luck and Motherly Love

    Father told me early in life that women would be my downfall. I spent a good part of my youth taunting Lady Luck like one does with a horse and carrot, partaking in various dangerous stunts that are typical of young boys. Fortunately for me (and my poo...

  • The Case of Conner Black (Mature)

    Detective Jones resisted his case to the court room. He attempted to present it as best as he could. To finally be able to give the small community of Boulder Creek the peace it deserved. Conner sat facing the detective smiling at him, and grinning wit...

  • My Family is Odd.

    My family is loud, My family is wierd, My family is slightly odd. My daddy likes boats, My mummy loves food, My brother’s a little sod. I’m a bit short, Nadine is too tall, Elana thinks she’s god. We have a rabbit, We have 3 dogs, Th...

    • Author: frina
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
  • Personal Belongings (Mature)

    Jimmy peeked out the curtains and watched his parents’ car back out of the driveway and drive off down the road. He watched MTV for 15 minutes just to make sure, before he hopped up and strolled to their room. He surveyed the room with a careful ...

    • Author: Ronnie
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Orphan part 1

    The hotel door greeted me with a reflection of a girl with a new scarf ($24), new pants ($56), new top ($65), new heels ($110), and a bright ($250) smile. Being bribed in New York was heaven. And I was planning to juice it as long as I could. So that g...

    • Author: MangoQT
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Orphan part 3

    I cautiously stepped forward and looked through a window of people. My breath caught in my throat instantly as I saw the site. I maneuvered through the crowd until I got to the front. I just stared at the body, not letting my emotions explode yet. I ...

    • Author: MangoQT
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Orphan part 2

    The click-clack of my heels matched my frightened heartbeat. Sirens always scared me, bringing the images of murder and death to mind. They were usually just false alarms or mild cases but I couldn’t help but think of the worst. I reached a mob of pe...

    • Author: MangoQT
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • A Dozen Fresh Easter Eggs Please

    “We barely broke even!” the chocolate store owner shouted. “You and I need to discover ways to bring in more customers”! We both defined who are customers were. Then we discussed who we weren’t aggressively targeting. R...

  • Memories

    It was her decision…yes it was and today also she takes a pride in it.Her hair is soiled and she sits by the side of a cloud…silent,still dreaming about yesterday.The time just flew like a butterfly,but it couldnot get freed from her fist&#...

  • Speak Now.

    “I just don’t understand you! Why are you like this?” They don’t need me. “I’ve told you time and time again! How hard can it be for you to understand something so simple?” What’s the point of my existenc...

  • JUST SAY NO-old poem

    Children learn from their parents From what they say and do, So from observing your many attributes Here is what I learned from you, I’ve learned how to abuse my family How to cheat and scour, I’ve learned how to take advantage And to use all my r...

  • Leave It To Stever (Mature)

    Steve explained to his in-laws, “I’ve been with your daughter for 10 months now. She’s the love of my life.” “Relationships evolve,” he continued, “And over time, when we really like someone we express it physi...

  • From the Library of Failure (Branch 2, Part 4)

    By the time Jenny walked up the path to her house, her dad was home from work and making dinner. Both of her parents were amazing cooks and in completely different ways. In the background a mournful cello filled the air with melancholy. “Hey, Dad...

  • From the Library of Failure (Branch 2, Part 8)

    She couldn’t come up with any answers that satisfied her and settled in to do her homework. Tonight though, reading was a frustrating lesson in futility. Jenny’s mind kept returning to her missing money and whatever DOUCHEBAG that took it. ...

  • Sing and Cry

    Mary was humming a song. Her mother liked to sing that song, and Mary didn’t know that was the song her mother sang at her wedding. Mary’s parents’ song. Eventhough Mary didn’t know that fact, her heart already knew. Her heart a...

  • New Tortuga: The Pirates' Prodigies

    “Imma blast you right out of the skies!” A small girl with a dagger in each hand growled from a roof. The recipients of the threat, a redheaded girl & an Asian-looking boy on the ground below, burst out laughing and took off running. Th...

  • One Candle For Each

    I stride through the hallway. It is the home of my childhood, a place I no longer live in. A small boy, maybe five, runs past me. He is being chased by another boy who looks slightly older. I enter the living room. It is filled with people of various ...

    • Author: memento
    • Posted almost 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Family

    Tomorrow, you’ll walk into my life again for the first time in about a month. And even though I’ve denied it, I have missed you quite terribly.

  • parents - a haiku

    in the graveyard of lethargy and avarice a cherry tree blooms

  • parents

    in the graveyard of lethargy and avarice a cherry tree blooms

  • (Day 36) Operating

    My name’s Rare. Mom tells me it’s short for something – a memory that she still has. There’s not much more of those, actually. I guess the origin of my name isn’t one that stuck. No, instead, she has more memories of cats&...