Stories tagged “sunburn”

  • A day outside

    Today, I went outside. I was out for more than five minutes, which is unusual. In fact, I was outside, in the sun, without shade or sunscreen, for over four hours. I usually never do this, because when I do, my pale, pasty skin invariably turns to a br...

    • Author: Will
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • Pripyat

    Everything is dirty. And rusty. And probably swimming with carcinogens. Good thing I don’t value my life, otherwise I might be afraid for it. One look at this place and you’d be forced to do a double take. It’s required; don’t t...

    • Author: Hacksaw
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • 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
  • The killer sun

    Here I stand, blistering hot, my blistered body sunburned and dehydrated, my lips chapped, my joints aching, my head throbbing. Every so often, I send an SOS signal using my ham radio, my frazzled mind forgetting that help is coming, slowly but surely....