Stories tagged “rain”

  • Leaky Vessel

    “So how’d you manage all this?” She shrugged, “Jam jars, cups with broken handles. Whatever was left.” A particularly gritty droplet slapped against her bare shoulder and rolled through the caked on dust and sweat. “You know, I could fix i...

    • Author: cyanidepony
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Secret Key to the World of Dance

    I pulled the porcelain coffee cup to my lips, as I sat on the wooden stool in my underwear. The sound of a Jimi Hendrix song drifted slowly from my fathers beaten old record player, the rain creating a pitter patter backdrop to Jimi’s voice. I c...

  • Here Comes the Rain Again

    She glared back at me. “I told you it was an accident! It’s all because you kissed me and then stared right into my eyes. I wasn’t prepared for that! I told you I was deep, and you said you’d take that chance.” I winced. S...

  • The Tracks of My Tears

    Another hour passed, and Jackie hadn’t returned. I messed up, and I messed up big. I knew Jackie was an amazing girl; that’s why I kissed her, after all. But until she had pulled me into her little mental dimension, I don’t think I re...

    • Author: Tezrak
    • Posted almost 11 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • My Side of the Mountain

    There were some old, spooky-looking books at one end of the shelf—with heavy bindings and even padlocks. I was almost positive they were just props—from what I’ve read, inside your head is the last place you’d want to keep the Necronomi...

  • Rain

    I’ve always found the rain very soothing. Sure, a lot of people hated it because honestly—it’s wet, cold and it makes you shiver to your bones. Yeah, I know all about that. But still, I love the rain. It’s been raining non-stop for ...

  • It's a Beautiful Morning

    Sunlight shot into the cabin through one of the windows, causing me to sit up with a start. The fact that I was inside the mental dimension of a lovely yet powerful sorceress notwithstanding, I must’ve fell asleep while I was reading. I guess tim...

    • Author: Tezrak
    • Posted almost 11 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Rain

    I’ve always loved the rain.Especially the fact that when it pores you can’t tell if I’m crying. It’s the night of the prom. We finally graduated!I slow danced with my boyfriend Daniel. Soon he disappeared and I found him “...

  • The Strongest Don't Look Back

    Torrential rain fell by the bucketful, each individual drop pelting against Paige’s umbrella with incredible force. But she did not stager, and was not swayed by the fierce currents of fresh, cool air, whipping at her face. Paige could be just as fie...

  • You Can't Stand Under My Umbrella

    “Hey, bunch up!” Rick Matthews said. He squeezed under McKenzie’s black and silver cobwebs umbrella and put his arm across her shoulder. “Get lost Rick,” McKenzie said. She pushed him back into the pouring rain. “Com...

    • Author: thelostgirl
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Childish Crush

    Rick felt immensely ridiculous as he walked to Mckenzie’s front door, her umbrella grasped in his sweaty palms. Suddenly remembering he forgot to look in the mirror, he smoothed his hair back in a manner he thought suave. His index finger hesitat...

  • The Last Race

    “I’ll only be a minute.” Said Joseph “You can warm up the van; I parked it close to the entrance.” Joseph sat in the damped track waiting for a moment of lightening to pass by. Joseph was gripping tightly to the ticket; which held his very la...

  • Raindrops of Despair

    It was finally raining upon this lonely, dry earth. I wasn’t sure who was drinking the rain faster, me or the soil, but it seemed as soon as a drop touched my tongue or the dusty ground, it vanished. As I continued walking further, trying to find...

  • Movie Night

    It was raining. At least, I hoped it was – between the old horror movie on the TV and the freezing temp of the room, I wasn’t about to leave my protective nest of blankets and go to the window to look. Who knew what was waiting on the other...

    • Author: B. Booth
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Last Chance

    It was raining. Emma had always believed that God was in the rain. But not tonight. She ran on through the forest, her bare feet slapping through puddles and over stones that cut her soles to shreds. Her red hair was plastered to her scalp and her clot...

    • Author: thelostgirl
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Acid Rain

    It was raining when I woke up. Each droplet lit up brightly like incandescent falling fireflies trailing viscous glowing fluid from roiling clouds downward to a splattering violent terminus at ground level. Since I arrived on this planet, the sky has d...

    • Author: Bob Liddil
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Weather Woman

    All ye viewers, with eager ears, attain! Hark but a moment, and hear my name For though a name is trivial and lame, Reputations precede, thus giving thou An inkling, a featherful white pillow On which to rest thine head, a comfort gained. Joan Key, fam...

  • Swimming In Rain (Mature)

    It was raining. It was also summer. “I don’t care if it is raining,” Christabelle told me, annunciating every word. Her glossy lips pulled into an effortless sexy smile that made my heart pump twice as fast. “I’m going swi...

  • A Toast...To the Happy Love Triangle!

    As the grandfather clock in the dining room struck 7, I took a seat at the middle of the table, next to my cousin Paul and my Aunt Ethie. Christabelle sat opposite me, her eyes never meeting mine, and concentrated on her silver cutlery. Other family me...

  • Words in a Dark Hallway

    After uttering that single world, a myriad of tears escaped from those deep brown eyes, once so fun and flirtatious. Their lashes wet, their irises wide, they still invited me. I almost reached out to hold her in my arms, but I refrained, and pursued t...

  • Eli's Coming

    There’s a storm brewing just over the horizon. There’s the sound of thunder about to break. There’s electricity in the air. There’s nothing that can be done to stop it. She’s about to finish dinner. She’ll clean up a...

    • Author: KevSaund
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Illusion

    It was raining cats and dogs. We had no option but to abort the nature trail and find a shelter. While we were frantically looking for some closed shelter, a hut appeared almost out of nowhere , a few steps from where we were standing. Had we waited to...

    • Author: Mystique
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
  • She Beats in the Rain

    It was raining. I let the rain soak my clothes and hair, washing me clean. I watch the blood run down my hands and mix with the water, turning it to a pink that reminds me of roses. He used to bring me roses once a month. Dozens of them. My wistful smi...

    • Author: Horrorfan13
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Raining, Hardly.

    It was raining. Tapping on his comm unit, James peered out of the cave toward Tombaugh Base. Static. He had arrived a month ago, and it had been raining since then. Of course, it wasn’t the kind of rain he was used to. What was called rain on Plu...

    • Author: Kal
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Commitment

    It was raining. Raining so hard in Los Angeles, it was one of those “dark and stormy nights” that start off the best stories. It was a great night to fall in love and kiss out in the rain while dancing. Kirsten lived in the motel by the din...