Stories tagged “shattered”

  • A Newly Discovered Mortal Blood Drinker

    Elisia sat at the kitchen table in the dark, staring at the jar of deep red liquid illuminated by the moonlight shining through the window. She dare not move, for fear of stepping on the corpse that was somewhere on the floor. Her long, bony index fing...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Who are the cleaners II

    For whatever reason, instinctively, I was running aimlessly west. As the planes flew over, dread ran through my body, strait from my heart through my veins, like a cold black starless night. It was odd because the first planes that came through were li...

  • Reinforcement.

    Do you understand you hurt me? Do you realize I cried? I gave my heart I sold my soul I bought your every lie. Do you feel bad when you see me? Can you even sleep at night? It’s only you, ’Cuz my heart aches Each time I turn out the light. ...

    • Author: OpenSkies
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.
  • A Clay Pot

    A great warrior-king fashioned this pot. He formed it himself from the mud of the river bank where he won his greatest victory four thousand years ago. The carvings in the pot, admittedly biased in the victors’ favor, attested to the great battle...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • My Femur!

    I shouted in agony and grit my teeth. My leg really hurt. I guess this sort of thing can happen when you get shot.

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
  • Shattered with Stones

    “Love and sex and hope and dreams are still surviving on the streets. Look at me, I’m in…” “Huh-whazzat, boo?” “Hmm? Oh nothing, just singing to myself.” Harold looked across the bathroom at his wife, her...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
  • Reflection

    The oval mirror was fixated against the bathroom wall. Like most bathroom mirrors that are lighted with terribly muted bulbs, she expected this one to show her facial flaws. But when she peered into it, she didn’t see her reflection. In fact she ...