Stories tagged “thoughts”

  • Puih Ponders Precipitation

    It looks like rain, thought Puih. “Tut, tut, it looks like rain,” Puih said to himself. The clouds were as dark as a swarm of angry honeybees, and Puih didn’t know where he’d put his umbrella. “Oh bother,” he muttere...

    • Author: April Raines
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • It's one of Those Nights

    I roll over on my bed. I force my eyes to shut and my mind is full of thoughts. So it’s going to be one of those nights… A single, major I idea stays flowing in my brain, time. Has my time been wasted? I feel a sudden rush of anxiety as I l...

  • Where to Start

    He was sitting at the computer, staring at the white screen. In his head different stories were starting to swirl around, but none were taking form. Should I do this one or that one? A thought started to bubble through, but fell back into the cauldron ...

    • Author: ChrisWDP
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • Meditation

    Keeping a clear mind: Leave no thoughts behind. Put these eyes into rewind ‘Til sight and spirit are aligned. Let all thoughts fall through. Who’s to say they’re true? The cold facts are never new So why dwell on them like we do? Get lost in the ...

  • I Don't Believe In God

    The chaotic streets of New York City faded to silence around me as my mind swarmed with thoughts of anxiety and depression. I walked the four long blocks back to my appartment in shame, replaying the past hour over and over in my head. That’s not...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • We Are Lost

    A man sat alone, hunched over the counter of a bar in England. As he sipped at his beer, he plunged into thought. He thought of the pressure that had been put on him all his life. Pressure from his parents, his teachers, his bosses. They were expectati...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Percolating It Ain't

    Percolate. Effort and random associations are struggling to steep the vapors of imagination with something more than retread ideas and glossy superficiality. I should be doing something else. This will amount to nothing anyway. I should go read ‘...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • On My Mind

    What do you see when you look in my eyes? A tiny brown box or open blue skies? Maybe a happy, simple-mind, indecisive young teen, With no worries, no cares, nor faith to be seen? I have had my share in the tears and the sighs, With cheery hellos and so...

  • Daydreamery

    Ruby sighed and sat for a moment, nursing her cold cup of coffee she had nestled in her hands. She stared blankly out the window, not at anything in particular. She was infamous for spacing out for lengthy amounts of time. Sometimes she would get to th...

  • Small Talk

    The barista stared out the window for a moment, gave a dramatic sigh to possibly ensue some sort of conversation with Ruby and then looked over at her expectantly. Ruby was not enthused in the slightest, but decided to humor him anyway. “So…how’s...

  • An Important Moment

    “Why’s that?” The barista said, looking over now at Ruby with a somewhat confused expression creeping up onto his face. “Because, people think that they can attempt to do something important, just like that, like they need some sort of validati...

  • Unknown Emotional Support

    “You seem lost today.” she said. “I’m just thinking of the way things use to be.”, he replied quietly. She didn’t respond, as she knew not to talk too much on what he was going through. It had been weeks since the fu...

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

    I went and got my lunch slowly. Walking back to the empty table felt just like it did the very first day. I could feel everyone’s eyes boring into my body from every angle. My face was set in a firm mask. I didn’t want anyone to know what I...

  • Recluse in Retreat

    I’m afraid to write, scared that my past would spill into lead that this pencil carries. Frightened that these words would only spell out every day that I’ve lived wrong. Why won’t Momma come back, my heartbeat had once resounded in ...

  • Reoccurring Nightmare

    I curl up in a ball on my bed, grabbing my stuffed teddy bear and clutching her against my chest. It feels good to have pressure against the constant, dull aching inside me. I can’t focus too much on the pain, or it reminds me of things long sinc...

  • As I Sit Here Idly (A Mental Letter from a Civil War Bride)

    Dearest Arville, As I sit in the window box watching the men go by my thoughts are drawn to thee. They march off, these new recruits, eager for the fight. I would write but to where would I send it? You are at war, and if war has an address I would fei...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Power On

    POST BIOS MBR Boot sector ntldr ntdetect.com boot.ini bootsect.dos ntbootdd.sys %SystemRoot%System32 ntoskrnl.exe hal.dll winlogon.exe lsass.exe I awake. I am self aware. Cogito … Ergo … Doleo

  • Down Town

    You told me you were out late You didn’t answer my calls You said you left your phone back in your purse at home I wonder why you would leave your purse at home How could you walk away Without saying good-bye I was watching you from afar You wer...

  • The Devils Mind Rotting Away In A Mindless Body (Mature)

    “Kill them all – fuck their values.” The screaming The yelling Inside my head Was raging “FUCK THEM, KILL THEM, KILL THEM, KILL THEM, WHAT THE FUCK YOU WAITING FOR.” My head started to spin The bank teller was a tall b...

  • What Will Life Offer Me In This Journey

    Another night alone, sitting at my desk. I look in the mirror; I expect to see a man filled with riches. A heart filled with gold, a mind so brilliant. Sigh all that is to see is me, in my torn up jeans, bagging shirt that hasn’t bin washed in a whil...

  • Masquerade

    Ever feel disconnected from the world? Sure, there are the basic needs that never go away, like needing food or rest. But even in the midst of feeling angry, or sad, or happy, there’s this strange gap between your mind and the rest of the world. ...

    • Author: B. Booth
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • If I really thought about it

    If I really thought about it, I would miss her sliding perfectly into my arms, like a puzzle piece meant to be next to me. I would be more lonely in a queen-size bed. I’d see it was an infinite love beyond my understanding. I’d see how quic...

    • Author: Jesse Blake
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Rain

    I’ve always found the rain very soothing. Sure, a lot of people hated it because honestly—it’s wet, cold and it makes you shiver to your bones. Yeah, I know all about that. But still, I love the rain. It’s been raining non-stop for ...

  • Going Places

    His conversations a non stop flight to music-land. His thoughts ship a sea of music notes and staffs. His future an express train to fame and success, he knows is coming.

  • From Yesterday

    I am sitting in my special place. I’m sitting on a large, mossy rock in the middle of a clearing in the woods. There is a small stream rushing peacefully below me. The trickle of water calms my torrent of thoughts. I take a deep breath which pai...