Stories tagged “run”

  • The Speed of Life

    If I stopped for just two seconds to feel what was going on around me I would realize that the moment I stopped running would be the moment that I realized that everyone else around me had been running along-side me the whole time. I gather myself up a...

    • Author: Owen
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Saga Begins

    The secret underground chamber that housed the Order of the Beta Testers was rocked by an explosion. Small rocks and debris fell from the ceiling. “Already?” Kevin shouted angrily. “We’re already under attack?!” The writer...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Memories

    Dharma yelped as her skin was pulled fiercely by Seneca’s strong hand. She glared at Seneca, hurt, and backed away. Soon she was lost in the crowd, but Seneca caught a last glimpse of her- talking to Glom. Seneca’s feet pounded into action, hurling...

  • Run Run Run

    Footsteps echo in the narrow alleyway. First an individual, a quickened pace followed by thunder, a multitude. The alley opens into the busy street, the figure of a man bursts through a crowd of walkers and Peds. Pursuers cascade onto the sidewalk; fee...

    • Author: Vann Diras
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Reality Not Far Behind

    I ran. Like a fool I ran. My footsteps clattered behind me like some ghost of a pursuer, but they were the falsity, and reality was not far behind. I took a glance back and upped my pace, bounding up a flight of stairs. At the top, there was a door wit...

  • Escape (six words)

    Embarrassed and beat up, he fled.

  • It's Back

    “…I’m a tiger when I want love. I’m a snake when we disagree…” Why can I never get that song out of my head? It ain’t exactly the best thing to be thinking about on the way home. Again, I have to stay late. Why...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Tag

    Jon ran through the streets, and turned into the alley, smiling. Only two feet of clearance, only ten feet in length. He emerged in a different part of town, a part of town where the buildings were falling apart and nothing being built was ever fully c...

  • Pacmans Lament

    I…. I ate him. The ghosts were on my tail. Yellow dots formed a line in front of me, a line I knew would lead somewhere. I had to eat them. I… I just had to. Just like I ate….. Iate him. I turned left, a giant fruit got in my way. I d...

  • Ooops!

    Marli slipped a gun out of her purse and pointed it at Elsha. “Wel,l your employers are paying good money to get you back,” she said when Elsha’s face turned pale with shock. “Marli, how can you, we’re friends, back when w...

  • Continued...

    As my foot rises, it falls back down to the floor beneath it; I know I am at the top of the stairs. I open my eyes and, with some effort, finally get my hand to detach from the railing. My eyes scan the catwalk, finding another grey door at the other e...

  • Sweating Bullets (Mature)

    My skin is slippery and smooth. I wipe the sweat out of my eyes, but it only smears around more. Blink. Grimace. Keep running. The sky grows darker and the air takes on a foreign chill. My sneakers slap the pavement with an angry rhythm. My leg hair br...

    • Author: Mackizme
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
  • A Fear's Effect

    Standing by the wall As the music starts to pound Everybody dancing, moving with the sound Awkwardness, uncertainty A fear that grips my heart It makes my limbs go still In this dance, I don’t take part Climbing up the element Finally reach the t...

    • Author: Mackizme
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
  • Company

    On a paranoid impulse I glanced over my shoulder and bolted down the old road, keeping close to tall brush along the road’s edge. Time wasn’t the only thing messing with my head; the road decided to play distance tricks with me, much to its...

  • Perfect Happiness

    Opening her eyes, she saw all the colors of the sky, “We’re just in time for the sunset!” He smiled, “You wanna watch it from the truck?” “I have a better idea,” she beamed & took his hand “C’mo...

  • Running Away...

    I’m running, I’m crying, I’m breathing, I’m dying. I’m shouting, I’m screaming, I’m stumbling, I’m reeling. I’m regretting, I’m stunning, I’m pushing, I’m shunning. I hurt...

  • The Runaways - Boredom

    “Why does it have to be so boring here?” exclaimed James Cartwright as he extended his arms and leaned back in his chair, yawning the biggest yawn in all his fifteen years. He looked out his window at the darkness of the night. It was a war...

  • The Runaways - The Stranger

    The window cracked and shattered into a million tiny pieces as someone dressed in all black landed on James’ bedroom floor. He wore a mask that his his face completely. He had a long, silver sword in his hand. The hilt of the sword was as black a...

  • The Runaways - Identity Revealed

    How have mom and dad not heard this? James thought to himself while dodging strikes of the stranger. Even if they didn’t hear the window crash, they must have heard me jumping around up here and screaming. The stranger brought his sword down on J...

  • The Runaways - Mind Games

    I just killed a kid that was in my class… James though, his mind blowing through a million different thoughts at once. Travis Ortega was in James class. They weren’t particularly friends, but they knew each other. Why had he crashed through...

  • Sweet Disposition

    I have every thought possible running through my mind. Every emotion is taking over my actions. I have lost sight of who I am in all of this-these past months have been a torment. Nobody recognizes me because there is no “me” to start with ...

  • I want

    I want to run away Run away from cyclical problems Run like Forrest ran, falling off shackles of past selves Yet I stand still A statue I want to fly away Fly over every worry and let the wind carry me Fly like Superman flies, wishing to turn back time...

  • Better Get Goin'

    “No, no, NO, Hannah you never said we were doing this! You promised me you wouldn’t be doing that again!” This must have been the third time she showed up at my door. Her t-shirt torn in three spots, (Most likely from some barbed wire som...

  • Feel

    I was running. I was running so hard- pumping my arms, my hands gripped in fists, nailings digging into my palms. Panting, lips dry, sweat dripping, legs aching, eyes squinting. It was dark, gray all around me, none of my surroundings registering, and ...

    • Author: wytherwings
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Keywords

    This campfire society is a call to isolation. Away from technology’s test, no need to duck bullets. Sequestered away from that teeming death hole, One may take pride in life and philosophy, comedy and fears. It is a speed run from darkness to lig...

    • Author: Tesseract
    • Posted about 7 years ago.