Stories tagged “rain”

  • Hard Rain

    It was raining. I paid my tab and downed the last of the whiskey. I grabbed my coat from the rack by the door, slung it on, and stepped out into the night. This was not good rain. It was the kind you can feel in your bones, that soaks right through you...

    • Author: kaellinn18
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Wash

    It was raining. Just not the way she wanted it to, she wanted to see the tree tops bend miraculously without breaking, she wanted a hurricane force storm to sting the window between her eyes and the view of his car. She knew eventually he was going to ...

    • Author: Lelly
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Wash

    It was raining. Just not the way she wanted it to, she wanted to see the tree tops bend miraculously without breaking, she wanted a hurricane force storm to sting the window between her eyes and the view of his car. She knew eventually he was going to ...

    • Author: Lelly
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
  • The Dark Rain

    It was raining. I was stuck baby-sitting Sam and Amy.Cute little twins. Both had short blond hair, and blue eyes. I just sent them to bed. After tucking them in, I went downstairs, and turned on the TV. Myth Busters was on, so I watched that. Then the ...

  • Rainfall

    It starts with a bow, a curtsy. Raindrop, meet blade of grass: Splash, “Hello.” The blade shies, but soon warms To her remembered love. Wet embrace exchanged. Mezzo piano, andante, Drop caresses blade. “I’ve missed you!” &...

    • Author: kaellinn18
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Out of the Rain

    James wasn’t the only one out on a survey when all hell had broken loose. He wasn’t the only one stranded after his rover had been smashed by the falling ice. He was, however, the only one who didn’t have a chance to contact Tombaugh ...

    • Author: Kal
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
  • Sheets of Rain (Ultimate Challenge)

    Trees. Dirt. White mist. Everything swirls around me with great gusts of wind and rain, making me lose my sense of direction. The sheets of water pound on my back, and my long, loose hair whips my face. Suddenly I feel weak. Too weak to move. I call ou...

  • Just Me and the Rain

    Do you enjoy the rain? I enjoy it alot. I always have. When I was younger, I would savor every drop that landed on my skin, even if they were intermingled with hail, or coupled with freezing weather or lightning strikes. Umbrellas were for the weak, ra...

    • Author: melimsah
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • Fearless

    “We should go somewhere else.” “What? Where are we going?” I asked as Tom tugged me towards the car quickly, the drizzle slowly turning into rain. “Wh-! Where are we going? You’re gonna ruin my dress!” “C...

  • Awakened

    Sand. Wet Sand. Water. Where am i? The taste of salt. Turning ’round, he takes in his surroundings. The beach stretches before him for what seems like miles. Small waves rush in with an eagerness that belies the futility with which they foam and ...

    • Author: mozetti
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • In our minds, we're our own planets

    Inside our minds, we stand on our own planets, revolving around our own suns. I got knocked out of my orbit – now we circle the same sun, you & I; you clockwise, I counter. * She steps out – the clouds are ready to piss all over her in a golden...

    • Author: Kay-Teaze
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Memories

    Then he realizes that “here”, in an exact sense, keeps changing. He hasn’t stopped walking. Even when he turned to see where he’d come from, his feet kept moving further along the beach. He stops. Take a deep breath. Get yoursel...

    • Author: mozetti
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Raindrops on Sunday Mornings

    I woke up to the rain pounding on the roof and window panes . Pushing myself up, I wrapped the sheets tighter around me and shivered from the cool rain air. Goosebumps broke out over my naked skin, as I rose from my bed. I walked to the window and watc...

  • Plucky Is As Plucky Does

    Our plucky heroine… Teffin didn’t feel very plucky. Some days she did, and in fact it was practically a one word summation of her idiom. Eight miles out into the woods near her home, late at night, and in the beginning throws of a Texas siz...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Dark Child

    Bullets flew up from the street, whipping their way through the rain towards Melia and her sister. Words of derision followed the lead maelstrom but lost meaning in the wind. Hands and face pale with fear, Melia gripped the metal supports to the sign a...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Beginning of the Night

    Both of her parents were out of town that weekend, so it startled her even worse when she heard an obknoxious noise coming from the room down the hall, especially at the late hour that it was. It sounded like the window had opened for the rain outside ...

  • The Long Watch

    Rain. It poured from the heavens towards the ground below, and he stood somewhere in between. Bent over and supported by the weather-worn stone, gazing onto the horizon as he did the day before and the day before that, he wheezed white breath into the ...

    • Author: johnberger
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Someone Heard, Someone Noticed

    Nothing else occupied his thoughts. He had to know-had to see if she was okay, if she was alright. After hearing the endless rings followed by her voicemail for the 11th time, he threw on a dark blue hood jacket over his white teeshirt and quietly shut...

  • What the Sky Has Been Crying

    The sky hates the gossip he hears. All of this talk that he has holes. All of this talk that he’s sick. He’s not helping. The sky has been crying. His tears collect with the inches, then the feet.

  • Rained Out

    I hate the rain… I just can’t seem to find a home capable of standing up to it. My heart feels heavy whenever I see the dense grey clouds rolling in. When the first droplets fall I always have to dash down below, hoping to escape the starti...

  • More Than A Wet T-Shirt Contest

    “I need you to stand in the rain.” I was standing on Jim Johnson’s porch with a wall of water behind me. It was loud enough that I raised my voice to make sure he could hear me. “What? Why?” I yelled. “It’ll wa...

  • A Rainy Day

    We stand in the rain. Together, side by side, we have stood here in all weathers. The summer’s sun parched our throats and burnt our skin until it was red and peeling, and still we stood. In autumn, the wind blew leaves fallen from the ancient tr...

    • Author: dkscully
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Was It Really A........

    Jim was sitting at the corner of the gym, watching Amy dance along to a song with her boyfriend. After several minutes of dancing, Amy walked over to the bleachers and sat down while holding the hands of Josh. Josh placed his arms around her and lit a ...

  • Was It Really A........2

    Jim grabbed the hold of Josh’s hair and started to pull him towards him. Josh then attempted to struggle out of the hold, but he just ended up tripping on his shoes and fell to the ground. He scrapped his chin onto the pavement blood dripped from the...

  • The General's Errand

    Her name was Rain but she was more like Thunder. “Dues time.” “What the… where’d you come from, Rain?” “Don’t matter, I’m here now. It’s dues time.” “You’re a day early. I don...