Stories tagged “thunder”

  • Tornado Warning

    Tornadoes had gone through Indiana numerous times, but never this close to home. As we sat in the basement watching the news everyone resorted to their own source of self-reassurance. Michael played on his I-Touch, Jessica texted, and Ronnie changed th...

  • In the Morning

    The lights had gone out a long time ago. All safety had vanished with the first flicker of the bulbs. A lightning flash sent her burrowing under the covers, making her ignore the subtle creaking of the bedroom door. “Kitty-cat?” She had wok...

    • Author: NightMaiden
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Night of the Big Storm

    The sound of thunder always takes me back to “the night of the big storm”. It was a summer evening in 1982. Many family members were together at my grandmother’s house helping her pack in the no sells from her yard sale that day. It h...

    • Author: Chelle Smith
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • A Storm is Coming

    “Zarek, why don’t you talk??? Stop being so quiet!” Fritz and Zarek were walking through the grassy hills which lay on the outskirts of Gammot. The two had been companions since infancy, and spent their summer days doing anything and ...

  • The Storm

    The wind blows and rushes through the maple leaves on a toasty spring evening. The thunder rolls through the sky and the drops begin to descend. The rain feels cool on my skin- almost too cold- as I dash home from my friend’s house. And then, I s...

    • Author: Emmyful
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Eerily Quiet (thunder challenge)

    It got very quiet. This was very odd for a pet store. At any given moment birds are squawking, puppies are barking or growling, and rodents are chasing each other or running on squeaky wheels. There weren’t very many customers in the store, a wom...

  • Miss Featherstonehaugh

    The thunder ran through the house like a hyperactive two-year old, peeking into things and under things, careering round corners and scaring the cat. Miss Featherstonehaugh looked up from her tatting and frowned, her delicate gold-framed spectacles sli...

    • Author: Bill Hartzia
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Halls of Asgard

    The thunder ran through the house like a hyper-active two-year old, because it was. A mop of fire-red hair and the formidable eyes of a young god, Thor was a sight to behold, if you could catch him. He stormed through the house, bearing Mjolnir above h...

  • Lighting (One one thousand) Thunder

    The thunder ran through the house like a hyper-active two-year old followed shortly thereafter by a hyper-active two-year old rolling through the house like thunder.

    • Author: Ronnie
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • slightly louder than a heart beat (Mature)

    Do you understand the rain? It’s an easy thing for a blind man to comprehend. Rain falls from the sky and makes you wet. I hear it’s hard to see in the rain. For some of us, it’s hard to see regardless. I like the rain. I like things ...

  • Thunderous Reflections

    The thunder ran through the house like a hyper-active two-year old. His elder sister, the lightning, was already in the backyard hiding behind the old Maple snickering at having yet again outrun him. Mother Nature summoned a wind to catch the rare Liev...

    • Author: David_J_Rust
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Evidence

    I gasped Behold! The baseball has magically landed at my feet! The leaves on the trees rustled in the wind, and fallen branches snapped as someone, or something ran through the woods. “Hello?” I called, my voice a bit shaky. It was starti...

  • Mother Nature

    I was awaken by the sound of the rain. Thunder from afar lit up the skies. The roads flooded, cars pulled over to the sides. Screams of terror from a distance, indicting they were stranded in the flash flood. The phone started to ring only just a momen...

  • In the Blood

    The first drummer started with a heartbeat, tha thump, tha thump, tha thump. I felt it invade my bones, inviting, demanding that I move. Easy steps at first to find balance and harmony with the other dancers. A new, deep rhythm gripped my hips and I sw...

  • Rain and Thunder

    Laying on my bed, Listening to the rain, Wishing with my heart that this pain would go away. No one really knows my life, No one knows my choices. All any one does see, Are these happy faces. Would they care anyway, if they knew that I cried at night? ...

  • Closer

    Lightning. One one-thousand, two one-thousand, three one-thousand, four - Thunder. Storms getting closer. Three, four miles. I loved you Julia. Your wild eyes, your hot mouth and your dirty mind. I gave you everything. You took it greedily. All I wante...

    • Author: Gyzantes
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • To Lose The One You Love

    The skies lit in a flash, as lightening passed. The bed shook as the thunder roared, a glass of water edged closer to the edge of the table. The baby scared awake, crying for his mother. The blood dried on the wall, and the carpet was soaked in it. My ...

  • Ficly Lands Under Storm Cover

    Captain Jason circled looking for a place to land, being covered by the dark billowing clouds that were The Silent Storm. He’d yet to say anything but he was attempting to help. “Looks like we’re going to have to land in the water....

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Left Alone

    I followed him the rest of the way down the alley. The further we walked the darker it got and the more the walls began to change. The rough sand tones of the brick began to smooth out into a single plane and color began to streak across its surface, s...

  • Thunder

    At 12,000 feet, thunderstorms are different. For you at home, watching the jagged silhouettes of the mountains and listening to the dull rumbles in the air, thunderstorms are an amusement. You sit in a chair, sip on hot cocoa or tea and count the secon...

    • Author: Ringmaster
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Children of The Forest

    The forest was abandoned by the usual fauna that inhabited its realms. The storm that raged in the midst of the hundreds miles of forest poured an ocean of freezing rain. The thunder boomed and shook the soggy ground, rattling the weeping willows that ...