Stories tagged “questions”

  • Why

    The girl glared at me, eyes of ocean frozen, “Can you leave me alone?” She asked coldly. I shrugged and casually put my hands in my jean’s pockets, “Why?” I simply questioned, and she looked at me again, “Didn’...

  • Inhuman Confession

    She looked up at me, her mascara smeared horribly. I guessed she hadn’t bothered to take it off from that day’s school. I realized her eyes were drifting to the inside of her left arm, and I sensed guilt. “Emma…” I started...

  • Laying on the Floor

    On the bare floor of the now cleared out apartment, Valarie lay as still as she could. Her clothes had felt cumbersome and false, projections of assumed expectations, so she shed them. The fan circled lazily doing little more than giving urgency to the...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Before & After

    Everyday, the Book lost and gained pages. Every hour, the Book became thinner, and then turned grossly fat, and then shed its excess pages, continuing in a vicious cycle and reminding Saya how many people flickered in and out of the world. Rowan asked ...

  • Getting Back to the Test

    “…damned if I do; damned if I don’t. Damned if I do; damned if I…” “Excuse me, what are you saying?” “Um, nothing. Sorry. Nothing.” “Is that supposed to be a Big Bird costume?” “Si...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • the Question

    “Are you kidding me?” “No, I’m serious! Okay, come on be honest… You’re right, I knew it.” “Emily, stop babbling, you look amazing!” “Are you being honest or just saying that to keep from hurt...

    • Author: K-Jellybean
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Porch Stories (Series Challenge)

    George was getting a little preturbed by all the questions. “I done told ya, I ain’t never buried nobody out here in my yard. Rover found the bone.” “Does Rover always roam freely in the neighborhood?” “Neighborhood?...

  • True Love

    She lays at my feet. I get up to get a drink and she paitiently waits. She wags her tail and is content with my return. When I leave for work, she lays in her bed knowing and understanding that I must leave. She doesn’t question it, doesn’...

  • ?

    Have you ever thought of what your future sought and what it may hold for you? Whether it’s all planned out and what you dream about, is it than somebody already knew? Or does it go piece by piece until it’s all released and then you finall...

    • Author: Ath
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Three Simple Words

    Sometimes I just sit here and wonder… How often do you think about me? How much do you love me? Are you even the same person you were when we embarked on this journey? Why are you so distant? Why can’t you be more understanding? Have you ev...

    • Author: Emmyful
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • Confusion Leads To Questions

    Austin told me how much he liked hanging out with me and he didn’t want me to go. He didn’t say anything that sounded gay. He didn’t say he liked me; he didn’t admit to liking guys and his journal didn’t reveal anything to...

  • Outrunning Your Past (I) (Mature)

    “Your dad, what?” Ethan asks. We decided to eat at the diner for old time’s sake and we’re walking to no place in particular. “He wants to help. Who am I to stop him?” “You’re Stacie, his daughter. Yester...

    • Author: Mr.Gabriel
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Meaning of It All, Piratically Speaking

    Hyrum spat into the sea, sure to turn his head to leeward. He evaded his own spit being blown back at him, but the sea spray dampened his neck to send a chill down his spine. Early September in the Atlantic was no time to be on deck in a nightshirt as ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Troop Movements?

    Ahead on the road, what looked to be several garrisons’ worth of soldiers walked in formation. I hastily lit our lanterns, but they didn’t improve the twilit conditions, and it remained hard to see. Ben slowed this time, and like a gunshot ...

    • Author: Jae
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Brains are for Crying

    My sardonic laugh followed my cell phone to the floor. Why had I begun a monologue about killing zombie hairdressers with hair straighteners and electric rollers? Only to stop at the silence on the other end that just screamed dead battery. And I had b...

    • Author: Jae
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Is He Here?

    “For me to believe what?” Arash asked. “For you to believe that he can deliver you.” The missionary said. “For him just to send me to hell. No thank you. I had enough hell here.” He said as he walked back to the shel...

  • Questions..questions..questions..

    “why..who..how…when?”these questions were the only that i was ever asked. “why did you do it? who did you plan it with?how did you plan it? WHEN did you plan it?” why dose the world hate me?

    • Author: Riley
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 2 out of 5
  • Current Thoughts (Cont.)

    Everything is connected, there are no spaces in between, you know? ‘Nothing’ might only exist where the universe has yet to expand— and what we are within could be expanding incomprehensibly faster than the speed of light— at a ...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Nascent Flames

    It hurt to see him like this. Bloodless. Cosmetics coated his skin, giving the illusion of life. His arms lay crossed over his chest, his eyes closed as if asleep. The mortician—make-up artist to the dead and not yet buried—had smoothed the...

    • Author: Cally Beck
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Several Stories to Go...Ever So Slowly

    Limited though his understanding of physics was, John realized the twenty story fall should not have been taking that long. Shortly after this realization crystalized he noticed the man in the bowler hat, still standing calmly beside him. The wan smile...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Tempting Dread

    Fingers tracing the journal’s cloth cover I wandered to the kitchen. Food seemed a possible remedy to the gnawing in my gut, though my minded chided me for such naive foolishness. Encumbering as it was, the book did not leave my hand while I prep...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • In Between Minds: Reverberations

    Walking was far from my favorite activity, it left me too much time to think about myself. At the time boredom was my greatest enemy. While I mechanically paralleled the tracks hoping that the next train would come soon, I poked, prodded and did tests ...

  • You Are The Intricacies of Time (because you recognize time)

    do you practice this these practices of an actor or pen actress twisting worlds in acrobatics of ink even tingling inklings of eden trickling evenings in cups to drink? nothing is what it seems it hatches leaving foot prints back to dreams nothing itse...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Bottle of Pepsi

    Twenty Seven thousand, four hundred and thirty five tear droplets can fill a liter bottle of Pepsi. Nothing can fill the void of a broken heart… No one can understand how I feel when those words were said to me. No one can tell me that blood is t...

    • Author: Mr. Reeses
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Laughing vs Crying

    It was an eternal battle waged over the decision of how to react to the fate of the human race. He appeared to be the arena & crowd. His appearance was sullen, attire drab, and his stride confessed exhaustion. Despite this, he would sporadically er...