Stories tagged “school”

  • A Complete Peace

    It was sunny; not the type of day that you would expect something to happen. What’s the line again? “The sun was shining happily, shining with all his might”. The tree branches kissed the pond gracefully as we peeled off our socks an...

  • What Devon Saw In Her Eyes For Just A Moment

    Well she did ask you to tell her. I took a deep breath and just spit it out. “You looked like you needed a friend. Like someone had hurt you and you just needed to get away.” Well there, you said it. Kalyla dropped her gaze for a second, bu...

  • Something To Get Through The Day

    I blocked my thoughts as I leaned against Nathaniel’s strong shoulders. I felt my body flood with relief. The school day was deffinately not what I wanted to deal with. Not with out something to look forward to. I took a deep breath and asked, &#...

  • The Fires of Hades

    He stood there panting, watching, waiting. Every muscle in his body was alight with a teatherball yellow flame from effort. Blood slid down the blade and splashed like sand into a small pool. The demon watched him, searching him for weakness. The other...

    • Author: Ronnie
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • She Knew She Was Dreaming

    Well, she did do all the tests that you were supposed to do to test your lucidity. And she failed each one. Or passed them, whichever you prefer. The point is, she was dreaming. The problem is, she was dreaming the entire time. Her birth? A dream. Her ...

    • Author: J. Rein B.
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • I Love My Friends

    We walked into the school and went into the gym, where the dance was held. I looked around and saw my best friend Anne, talking to Jake (her date) Natalie, Tyler and Kayla. Anne saw us and pointed us out to the crowd around her. Natalie and and Tyler s...

  • Courage in the Courtyard (part 1)

    To my dismay, that twerp still haunts me in my dreams on occasion. Thankfully, when she appears in them, I do not let her turn them into nightmares. She just taints my dreams a bit with her evil—but I’ve learned by now that her wrath can’t hurt m...

  • School Board Meeting

    “Students simply don’t need them anymore!” Principal Radley emphasized. The assembled teachers and school board stared at him. The thought had never occurred to them before. “All the homework is uploaded onto the secure web syst...

  • Ruthie May

    “I’m too tired to write today,” Said Ruthie May to her teacher. “I was up all night, Mom and Dad had a fight! Dad had a lesson to teach her!” “I hid under the covers and cried. Dad found me and said I was dreaminR...

  • Intuition of Infatuation

    Ricky going to the board stood out as he was the toughest kid in school. It being the fifth grade, that’s not saying much. Unbidden and glassy eyed he went gliding up to the board and began drawing a crude female form. Mrs. Hubbard started yellin...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Guilty Until Proclaimed Innocence

    Kristy didn’t know why she had been called down to the office. She had never been a ‘bad kid’ and had only been to the office to receive an award or when she needed the nurse. Perplexed, she stepped up to the front desk. Turns out the...

  • I Am Not Dreaming

    “I am not dreaming,” Alex said aloud to himself, though no one heard. He blinked hard. Ricky was on the floor, chalk covered hands twitching at his sides. Mrs. Hubbard obscured his artwork as she leaned over him, a look of panicked concern ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The First Time

    Standing a few steps away, she inspected her appearance in the full length mirror. Sometimes she liked what she saw, and sometimes she didn’t. As for today? She looked okay. Over an overweight body she wore a black jacket, black athletic pants, a...

    • Author: Katie
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Journaling Part Two

    I asked my therapist, Jennie, why I have to write in this stupid book and she actually took Frankie’s side. And, yes, before you ask, Jennie the bartender is a therapist. Everyone always laughs when I tell them this. I actually don’t understand why...

  • Journaling Part Three (Mature)

    APM&S is very, very dull. Mrs. Pyers says we need to know all of this stuff but no one does. I’m totally going to fail finals. What the hell! We’re ALL going to fail finals. What really got me when I learned about APM&S is that you take it...

  • Autumn

    Autumn Teens groaning with books again As leaves come tumbling Children tumbling in piles Hard work ruined, parents grumble While walking goblins and doctors Down the street, begging for one last stop Pumpkins grinning ear to ear. Jackets pulled out, h...

  • The First Day

    He came into the class and the smell of cologne trailed in his path. We stole a glance and he sat in the desk closest to me as I studied his backwards baseball cap, t-shirt proclaiming his status as “Beer Pong Champion” and a bottle of impo...

  • Sun and Shadows

    Ms. Merchant found them a few minutes before the end of school, still huddled together in the grass. Alex had gone hoarse from saying whatever comforting thing he could think to say, trying to mimic has father’s soothing tone and demeanor. The su...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • For me...

    i don’t know why,… but i am so confused…I am so sad.I need you sir. Its to hard to school with out you…I am so sad. Day after day. Until i find a dead end,and i will stop.But now….i die

    • Author: Lth{IX}
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • My Secret Stalactites

    “You’re sitting at my desk,” I began. I was always impatient on Mondays. Teresa looked up with sparkly cheerleader eyes, as if she hadn’t heard. “I’m sorry?” “My desk. You’re sitting at it.” &...

    • Author: uselessness
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Math is Out to Get Me

    2 plus 2 is… Gah! Idiot numbers, always chasing me around. Yeah I memorized my times tables but that was in fourth grade! Fourth. I know enough to get by. Can’t that puh-lees be enough??? Sitting in the passenger seat, counting off the time...

    • Author: emily.ruth
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • To Meet by Woods in Moonlight

    Alex hopped the low fence at the school boundary and trudged around the kindergarten trailer toward the play yard and woods beyond. Head down he struggled to make sense of his own ill-formed plan. Words like idiot, stupid, moron, clueless, and asinine ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Spelin Errars

    Eye bought a parse at the door and went inn, de-sending the stares to the seller, and sat down in front of the rose of books. Eye was to tyred to think strait, but new aye had to finish the task within too daze. Eye grabbed a dictionary, and pored thre...

    • Author: Match
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Arguing in the Dark

    Janine looked at him seriously. “You can still go back, you know.” Up until that moment, going back had always been in Alex’s thoughts. He had been well aware that every step he took toward the school was another one he’d have t...

  • It Used To Be An Acronym

    The sun keeps pouring through the window no matter how hard I will it to go away. The rain must have stopped sometime in the night. Do I smell waffles? Waffles mean Wednesday. I roll out of bed. I make my way down the stairs enjoying the aroma as it gr...

    • Author: KevSaund
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5