Stories tagged “rain”

  • Radio Silence

    One block from the drugstore. “Take the back door, Lieutenant.” “Sir?” “Jam it but don’t make a sound. I’ve got the front. Keep your distance. Regroup at Wanda’s in fifteen.” “Stealth on.̶...

  • Shelter from the Rain

    She could’ve been anywhere. Maxfield’s eyes darted from rooftop to rooftop. Was she watching him? He hit the mute button in disgust. No time to mourn for the lieutenant. He yanked the peeper down by its cable, ran back to the alley along th...

  • Rain

    Rain beads drip Off a hanging leaf I cup a soft grip And gently sip relief

  • Beneath my feet

    The rain had stopped at last, it had formed puddles down the centre of the pathway that were almost enough to make a small stream if joined together, but I was in sturdy boots. Besides, it was worth it to avoid the busy pavement down the main road so I...

  • Lady Graham II

    Her fingers graced her swollen flesh gently, accompanied with the soothing whisper of the wind through branches of the swaying trees. Lady Graham waited for her skin to reveal any sign of her little nudger. Her tears paved a silent track down her ripe ...

    • Author: HannahMarie
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Lady Graham

    Leaves crackled and skittered down the street, chased by the wind. The swirling browns and oranges piled in the sewage being thrown out of the windows, waiting fo the coming storm to wash it away. The hartlots bared their chests to the passing men, wit...

  • Skinny Love

    It was another rainy day, and I’d been texting him for a while now. “Why not,” I decided as I threw on my hooded jacket and reached for my keys. Once in my white jeep I put on the song “Skinny Love” by Bon Iver-always thou...

  • Opposites in the same place

    I threw my hood over my head, and ran to the porch to get out of the rain. I hesitated in knocking on the door. Friends, family, society-they all considered us two to be polar opposites. Me entering his house would be, unheard of almost, frowned upon. ...

  • Rain

    Tap, tap Street sample it Under a lamp lit Bench seat Tap, tap A passerby Catches an eye Rain coat canvased— Soaked the damn dampest Of any bloke who mostly must Trek where the rain forest’s treacherous Tap, tap Thunder, Quiet summer, Stor...

  • Moon On A Mantle

    Tap, tap Girl of man Footing lands Putting a handle On understanding She lights the candle Like a moon expanding Upon a rain storm mantle

  • Rain Soaked Girl's Final Walk

    All noise stopped as the girl stepped forward into the space between the rioters and the police. All the police turned their weapons on her. Slowly she pulled her hands out of her yellow rain jacket. Rain poured down on her as she raised her hands abov...

  • Facing The Dragon

    Lena stood on the edge of the gaping black hole, her hair wiped across her face by the wind and rain. The ruins followed the curve of the arched entrance, glowing white against the dark night. She gripped the hilt of her short sword so tight her hand w...

  • 555 North Avenue (Mature)

    I walked down the street, it was cloudy out and it smelled like autumn rain. I looked at my new tattoo, the newly shaved skin glistining with moisture. 555 North Avenue it read, the words a deep, unfaded black. I would find her there, it had taken this...

  • Rainy Morning

    I’m writing this from my kitchen The time is ten thirty am, The lighting is dim in the den I guess I’ll scrape the dirty dish landscape Once I eat some cereal with skim No clean spoons I envision But I’m alone so I’ll slurp fr...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • If A Smile Is Your Umbrella, You're Going To Get Wet

    Rain, rain, rain. Incessant rain has been beating down on the roof for more than a month now. Truth be known, it’s been making everyone depressed. Gray skies, gray clouds, swollen rivers, swirling fog and mist; it’s a featureless world outs...

    • Author: Bob Liddil
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Rain will fall

    Have you ever heard of the boy who was lost, His Identity remains no more than a cross, And was his father too quick to dismiss, A mother’s son would always be missed. And did the father regret his mistakes, He’d take them back whatever it ...

    • Author: frina
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
  • Unseen Like A Clear Under Water Dream

    He takes his upset Sentiment And cups it Drips pour on descent To the lamp lit Wet cement Blending drops hit Transparent Mixing with grit— If you can’t tell me where it went I don’t want to hear it You should’ve saved the word w...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Reunion at the Abandoned Oasis

    Paint flaked off the walls, falling to the sidewalk in small curls, that fluttered around briefly in the hard-edged, flickering light from the candle in the broken lamp by the door, before vanishing into the damp darkness of the night beyond. Jagged, r...

    • Author: dkscully
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Mistaken Judgement at the Burger Place

    Ethan was never one for bars, and Joe had had little choice but to follow his lead. They sat in a corner of the chain restaurant on brightly coloured vinyl bench seating, dripping onto the scrubbed white tiles, while over-processed music leaked out of ...

    • Author: dkscully
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Today

    Today, the only light comes from multicolor grids fake suns strung on wire the raucous colors of their fashionable clothes. Today, shadows cling to moving cars to waving trees to motionless people. Today, colors blur and blend and weave and gro...

  • Grey

    The city was grey. Color cast aside by the changing of the season. Shadows lined the darkening boardwalks, quickly growing to devour the waning light. Rain coursed down the back of my neck. Wind buffeted sharply against my face. I made my way slowly to...

  • Gabriella

    Matt took a sip of bourbon as he watched the rain beat rowdily against the window of the restaurant. The inclement weather made the party surprisingly more intimate and the guests behind him more animated. He rubbed a hand over his matted curls and tur...

    • Author: terice
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Bath

    My ashes sink into my bath. The water turns an inky black. My head sits underneath the waves. I lay there for days and days. I slowly drown in my own pain, As the ceiling turns to rain. I watch the water as it trickles. Water overflows in little ripple...

  • Across the Lot

    He looked down at his phone again and was about to call his wife, when he stopped. He would have been home two hours ago from the part time job, but the voice message alert was not on. With it being close to midnight, Alison would have called him by no...

    • Author: ChrisWDP
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
  • Small Comfort

    I looked up from the bottom of the well. It was a dry well, or had been. Now it was damp. Dark clouds spat rain and though the opening that faced the sky wasn’t very wide, water streamed down the rough, pitted brick in dark rivulets. Water that p...