Stories tagged “rain”

  • Retribution

    She ran faster and faster, though Glom’s voice had faded long ago. Finally, she slowed, panting, and found herself at the docks. The sky was a soaring, majestic blue, with nary a cloud in sight. She pulled the orange out of a fold in her ragged skirt...

  • Her Spot

    All around him, people thrust their way purposefully through the crowd, heads down and shawls up against the storm, harried but certain of their destinations. Sergei alone seemed to dawdle, looking uncertainly at street signs, trying to remember his fe...

  • Tornado Warning

    Tornadoes had gone through Indiana numerous times, but never this close to home. As we sat in the basement watching the news everyone resorted to their own source of self-reassurance. Michael played on his I-Touch, Jessica texted, and Ronnie changed th...

  • Things Can Always Get Worse

    “Jesus…” Standing before her, tangled in the bushes and whimpering with the efforts of trying to get loose, was Lisha. The dog’s ears were dropped and she did not look happy. Her beige leash was caught on one of the bush’s...

  • In the Morning

    The lights had gone out a long time ago. All safety had vanished with the first flicker of the bulbs. A lightning flash sent her burrowing under the covers, making her ignore the subtle creaking of the bedroom door. “Kitty-cat?” She had wok...

    • Author: NightMaiden
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Come Again Another Day

    I opened the door, feeling the fresh air blow in against me. The overwhelmingly loud sound of rain hitting the stone steps trickled into my consciousness and I looked up at the sky, offended. “Really?” I called out to the Universe. The Univ...

    • Author: Byn
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Moving on

    It looked like rain again. She saw the same grey skies and precipitation that she’d seen every day on opening the iron and glass doors that provided access to the small space the realtor had laughingly described as a ‘spacious balcony’...

    • Author: dkscully
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Clues on the Bus

    I left her a three dollar and twenty-one cent tip. Then I walked to the bus station. The one that was like greyhound, only local. I hopped on a bus that was blue. It wasn’t red, but it wasn’t yellow either. I sat in the third row, left hand...

  • A Storm is Coming

    “Zarek, why don’t you talk??? Stop being so quiet!” Fritz and Zarek were walking through the grassy hills which lay on the outskirts of Gammot. The two had been companions since infancy, and spent their summer days doing anything and ...

  • Nature's Wonder

    Zarek sat peacefully in the grass, watching the dark clouds as they devoured the blue sky above him. Rain and more thunder soon followed, but he still sat where he was, listening to the sounds of nature. Behind the rumbling thunder and the unrelenting ...

  • Moving parts

    The coffee shop across the plaza had looked warm and inviting from her window. A pink and blue neon sign, that she’d not quite been able to make out hung in the steamed window, from which yellow light poured warmly onto the shiny, rain drenched c...

    • Author: dkscully
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
  • Puih Ponders Precipitation

    It looks like rain, thought Puih. “Tut, tut, it looks like rain,” Puih said to himself. The clouds were as dark as a swarm of angry honeybees, and Puih didn’t know where he’d put his umbrella. “Oh bother,” he muttere...

    • Author: April Raines
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Catalpa

    Rain falls hard on the canopy of broad catalpa trees. Their broad leaves make hallow sounds as great drops hit them. They are like green umbrellas, but individually useless for stopping the rain. The huge drops propel through them by bending them back ...

  • Raindrop

    Awakening to a new and strange world, I fall briskly through the turbulent air. Freshly birthed from Mother Cloud, I descend with my brothers and sisters to the unknown lands below. The wind whips me from side to side as I continue towards my place of ...

  • Evidence

    I gasped Behold! The baseball has magically landed at my feet! The leaves on the trees rustled in the wind, and fallen branches snapped as someone, or something ran through the woods. “Hello?” I called, my voice a bit shaky. It was starti...

  • What it Takes to Prove Yourself (Mature)

    The colonel’s lifeless body slumped by her feet. Blood poured out from his chest and back, but his face was one of defiant laughter. Disgusted by her enemy’s disrespect she took aim at his face. With a quick pull of the gun’s trigger ...

  • Mother Nature

    I was awaken by the sound of the rain. Thunder from afar lit up the skies. The roads flooded, cars pulled over to the sides. Screams of terror from a distance, indicting they were stranded in the flash flood. The phone started to ring only just a momen...

  • lovely contradictions

    you’re my sunrise at sunset the rain after the storm has left you’re the answer to my problems you’re the problem i wont regret you’re the key to existance you’re the stranger i’ve never met you’re the clock th...

  • Where are you Green?

    Stroll outside And you will see Exactly what is missing To me. For the trees Are dead. The trees Are brown And creak lifelessly Barely a sound. The winter is bleak For no colors will grow. The only excitement bearing Is fresh fallen snow. The thing I d...

  • Supposed to be together

    I stared out my window at the pouring rain. There was only one day till summer and it was raining. That’s not what was on my mind though. Lucas’s glare was still in my mind. I told Megan about it. She said I was probably over reacting ̶...

    • Author: Violet
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Rain and Thunder

    Laying on my bed, Listening to the rain, Wishing with my heart that this pain would go away. No one really knows my life, No one knows my choices. All any one does see, Are these happy faces. Would they care anyway, if they knew that I cried at night? ...

  • Night Visitor

    I don’t like to do this in the rain. The rain muffles ordinary sounds, but once I’m committed there is just no stopping. I keep one eye on the couple in bed. The man is snoring softly, the woman moans occasionally in her sleep. I carefully ...

  • Summer

    Puddle jumping fun, friends laughing keeps me going, even though I’m soaked.

  • Unbearable Love

    Candace removed James’ hands from her arms. She looked at the man who she loved for most of her life. She choked on her words, trying to say it as best as she could. “We need to see where our future takes us.” Candace opened the door ...

  • Restless Nights

    I waited by the doorway, listening to the rain drops hitting the side walk. I could see a shadow walk pass the curtains. Rushing threw the living room, trying to hit the lights. I could tell they did not want me there; I had a feeling I wasn’t go...