Stories tagged “true”

  • Catastrophe

    With thundering paws I traverse my kingdom in the merest of moments. Front door to back. Back door to front. The humans tremble and chatter at the mighty wind of My passing! The front door is open! The wire-screen stair awaits My conquer! Up, up, UP I ...

    • Author: Petros
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • All in All

    No matter how much it backfires, you will always find someone ten times better. At the time you might disagree, but eventually you find someone you truly love.

  • True Love

    This is the product of a class of AP students let loose to write their own poem. It all fits to form and is correct in theory, but in practical application it is very, very screwed up. A cold inferno chilled my lonely heart A day in which my stomach gr...

  • A Message to the Misguided People of the World

    None of you know What life is all about, Nor do you know True optimism— Being hopeful in the midst of despair, Steadfast in the face of adversity. Witnessing all sorts of evils, Acknowledging them fully, And still managing to find The goodness in hum...

  • Down and Out

    I picked up the lawn chair I had stored in the barn to keep it from being dried and cracked by the harsh summer sun. I set it down in the usual place, between the side door of the house and the big elm tree. And I waited. My prey emerged from the roof ...

  • Hold Your Breath

    We stood there until forever had come and gone. Time was inconsequential. It slipped by on a breeze, never to be seen or heard of again. Our eyes locked and glowed in the lamplight, as the candle burned at both ends. We both knew that we were running o...

    • Author: Mackizme
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • This is How!

    This is how I know I am ugly! I am friends with the prettiest person in my school! Well in comparison I am hideous. You are 1st OK with the fact you see your best friend getting asked out by a different guy everyday. Then you have your other friends. T...

    • Author: Tamara G
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A True (But I Wish It Was False) Story...

    Have you ever had an experience in your life where it was so fantastical and so teeth-grindingly terrible, that it was a true story that you wish was false? When I was in my 2nd primary school, I was part of the schools production of Bugsy Malone (if y...

  • I Remember When...

    You’re on the phone with your girlfriend, she’s upset… “Hey, I can’t talk right now.” “Why?” My finger is impatiently tapping on my cell phone. “I’m on the other line with my girlfriend, sorry...

    • Author: Mr.Gabriel
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Sex for a Year (Mature)

    Day 1: January 26, 2010 When I awoke at 6:45 AM, my first thoughts were about the neurologist’s appointment I had with Dr. Herzog at the Texas Neurologist Associate’s building in Suite 100. It’s lovely to start one’s day with the idea (drawn fr...

  • The Last Point

    I bore my corner of the casket with dignity, despite the sweltering Nevada heat. The ground around the open grave was broken and uneven. Our plan involved lowering the casket gently into the grave with long straps, like a whale in a cradle. As we moved...

  • I Wish

    I wish it was True that you told me that you have finally stopped running from your past & settling with a man that seems to have the best qualities when you know that he from your past is your truly your answer to happiness. I wish you could tell ...

  • First Day (Mature)

    I spent the twelve minute drive questioning whether or not I’d made the right decision. Leaving everyone and everything behind to take this job. Melinda, who had temped in my position, warned me about the rest of the building. “Fucking cree...

    • Author: Nancy
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
  • Long Walks Every Day

    “Frank?” “Yes, Bill?” “Please come to my office.” “Sure thing.” And I make the walk again that I dread – the one to the president’s office. The walk has always had an air of potential finality...

    • Author: TextMason
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Chronicles Of Millie and Me Chapter 1

    This is a true story that spans from 1919 to present day. Only the names and places have been altered for privacy reasons. Cuthridge , Victoria, Australia December 1919 This Christmas I spend with my family as I had always done every other year. This y...

  • True Adventures in Parenting, Part 1

    From within Sam’s room came a panicked yelp. My first instinct was, sadly, “Oh great, more hysterics.” She’d just spent half an hour processing the impending first day of school with my wife, and I’d really hoped she’...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
  • To Actually Care (Previously 'Smacked Meek') (Mature)

    I bet I’ll wet my beak In the inlet Of what trend setter’s seek, Shedding floating feather’s as I speak, Lending, doling, spending cheddar For the doting chatter boxes Flying off of crocs Snapping at me by the rocks The waves are lapp...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Break the cycle...

    The cycle starts as a gradual thing Nothing obvious but it’s there just the same At firsts it’s a yell or maybe a stern look from mom or dad Then it grows on it’s own like a bad weed in the grass When it started you were too young to know this wa...

  • Ode to dad

    It’s been 40 years but yet sometimes it seems like only yesterday. I was only a boy when I last saw you and I find myself still thinking often of you. You left so suddenly no-one expected it but in hind sight it wasn’t a total surprise. You...

  • Meagan

    She has been there with me from the beginning. Was rough going at first. No job no apartment no money. But she never judged. Never looked down at me. Never left when she could’ve. She stuck by me through some bad times and enjoyed some good times...

    • Author: Reaver19
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • (Day 29) Gushing About My Wife

    There’s nothing more enjoyable than having your spouse come home after more than a day apart. There are some that don’t know this due to various reasons. - They’re not married. - They’re not happily married. - Their spouse has n...

  • My First Encounter With Death

    I was seven when I encountered death for the first time. The bird lay on its back by the curb in front of my house. It was small. A sparrow, or something similar. It had been dead for several days, the cause forever unknown. You could tell because the ...