Stories tagged “sad”

  • That Song

    It’s one of those songs. The kind that makes your heart melt a little. The kind that makes you kind of sad. The kind that makes you… wonder. The kind that makes you smile that small, sad smile. You know the one. It makes you wonder about bi...

    • Author: wytherwings
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Staying Friends

    “We’ll stay friends, though, right?” He prepared to leave, my heart in his hand, squeezing it into an agreeable answer without even realizing it. “Yeah, of course,” I said, hardly even stumbling as I choked back tears. Not...

  • The Last Step

    He walked her to her front door. It was the least he could do, mostly to ease his own discomfort. He noticed the dew sparkling on the grass, illuminated by the moon. The paint peeling off the side of her house wasn’t so ugly in the moonlight. He ...

    • Author: S. Zee
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Hiding Behind The Stitches

    The Stitches that hold me together Are getting ready to break I’m not sure how much more I can take Despair Everything I do is wrong How many more times will my life play this God awful song The Ribbons That hold the tear Are straining under the weig...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Dime Museum

    Were it not for the time and the place perhaps a happier life could have been conceived, but it could never be. Born years ago into a family that was relatively well to-do had doomed him from conception. They didn’t need the money from his sale, ...

  • Bittersweet Tomatoes

    We got a call while we took our lemonade break. Dad told us Grandma had taken a turn for the worse. We climbed into the car and drove silently to the hospital. The stark hallways and disinfectant stench made my stomach churn unhappily. When the elevato...

  • To Be Free. The Prisoner...

    I’ve been a prisoner since the day I was born. Held captive by own worst enemy, and dearest friend. But when i shut my eyes, i am free. Free like the other children I look upon with envious eyes. But in a different way. When i shut my eyes, my mi...

    • Author: Finlay
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
  • To Be Free. The Prisoner...

    I hear, i see and feel once more. I am free. My thoughts and anxieties are carried away in the refreshing current. Once more, i am ascending. Rising up, up and out of the water. Out of the lake, and once more into the sunlight. I stretch and flex my mu...

    • Author: Finlay
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
  • Withered Heights

    “Come sit closer, next to me, and look out at the city below. Isn’t it beautiful? The tiny lights of a thousand lives all twinkling below. Mind your grip- though. You wouldn’t want to fall, so come. Sit with me. In fact, while we are admiring the...

    • Author: Finlay
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
  • Withered Heights

    I mean he’s being completely and literally torn apart here because very real pieces of him are going out the door with her, and the bitterness on his tongue is a foretaste of his own world colapsing in around him, suffocating him as he struggles to c...

    • Author: Finlay
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
  • Withered Heights

    It’s a funny old life when you think about it. People come and go, go and come, never forgetting the people they leave behind. He never ever moved on, and never forgot how it felt to be loved, and to how it felt to have given all his love out his hea...

    • Author: Finlay
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
  • Withered Heights

    That man, he was so overcome with emotion he just didn’t know what to do. He felt the deep dark pit in his stomach grow and spread like a tumour throughout his body, paralysing him from the feet up. The cancer eventually started eating away at his br...

    • Author: Finlay
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
  • Withered Heights

    You know, you’re the first person to listen – to hear my story. I… What a perfect night. You can tell that soon it will be morning, look. Over there, the first rays of golden sunshine. A new day. You had better be going now, your friends… famil...

    • Author: Finlay
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
  • Withered Heights

    The wind whistles in my ears as I began my plunge into the concrete sea below, I drew my breath, short. And shut my eyes. So this is what it feels like to be flying. No. Something is wrong. I open an eye. Im not falling at all! What is happening? I loo...

    • Author: Finlay
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
  • Running with the dogs

    A man had some dogs for sale. As he put the sign up he saw a boy. “I would like to buy one sir” “Sorry son but these are special dogs and are very expensive” Dejected the boy began to walk away. He turn and said " I have a ...

    • Author: Jack Perez
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Missing You

    The aching and squeezing in my chest is almost unbearable as I think about how much I miss you.

  • Cold

    “Fuck that and fuck you.” The words echoed in the room and he stared into the heart of a man apparently unclear on the point of a happy ending, but desperate to make his frustration heard. “You call that happy?!” As the man butt...

    • Author: Bryar
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Amber Waves of Pain

    Empty. The spot on the rack that had been holding that last loaf was empty. He had planned to feed his children for a week on that loaf, only to find his oasis in a desert of hunger dried and barren. He wept. He returned home and found his children sle...

    • Author: Bryar
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Six Feet Out of Favor

    Herbert was six feet long and he was the worst thing Kyle’s mom had ever seen. A fully grown B. constrictor would be even longer, but Herbert had only been purchased two years ago. Three years too many, if you asked Kyle’s mom. At first, a ...

    • Author: Proctagon
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Consultations

    “So that was a time before you both became frustrated with each other?” The psychiatrist said looking up from the his notepad. I swear that notepad was the thing holding my fate of losing that girl sitting next to me. The girl I love. ̶...

  • My Day

    By Jake – Aged 9. The sun shined today and mummy wanted to go to the shops she said she would buy me some sweets so I went too. The shop lady said I was a good boy and give me a free sweet I picked my favourite sweet strawberry flavour. When we w...

    • Author: Bad Beat
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
  • Secrets. (An Amelia & Patrick Story). Intro.

    The story is about Amelia and Patrick. In The ATL. Amelia Jones— Is 15 and she has a brother named Darell. Darell Jones (AKA Dj)— Is 17 and his bestfriend is Patrick. Patrick Breeding (AKA Pat or P.)— Is 16 1/2 and his and Darell̵...

    • Author: KeyAndra B.
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 1 out of 5
  • Straight Talk

    “All I’m saying, Jack, is that you’re running out of chances.” Jack and Dr. Hershall had stepped outside, hoping not to upset Jack’s daughters anymore. “But, Dr. Hershall! I swear I can change, just trust me!” ...

  • Evicted

    Magaret began weeping. Her children hugged her to console her, but nothing could prepare them for what happened next. The house was dead quiet, but then the dreaded sound they were all waiting for came. Knock, Knock, Knock Magaret’s crying grew l...

  • Devon's Got A Girl

    I leaned on the wall by the bike rack, searching through the crowd for Kalyla; hoping that she didn’t forget me. I heard someone call my name and I turned around. “Hi,” She waved, wheeling her bike towards me. “You waited.”...

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