Stories tagged “wife”

  • It Was Left in the Tree

    “Theo, you get down from there,” his wife called through the winter air. Theodore clung to the bare limbs, continuing his ascent. He cursed her under his breath, words he wouldn’t dare say aloud. The smell of cold wind across dormant ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • She Came for the Party

    “He’s been quite the gentleman,” Lucinda said sweetly, causing Ben’s heart to leap in his chest. His boss did not answer, having already lost interest in the topic as he wandered towards the assortment of bottles and decanters o...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • The Mystery (Mature)

    “My you sure do smell like shit in the morning.” The chief stood at the foot of his door, looking down at detective William. “Well I try.” “Well damn maybe you should try a little less Williams, maybe then your wife would come back.” “Ye...

  • Roller Coaster Memories

    I looked up at the cheery sign adorned with anthropomorphic animals. The paint was more faded than I remembered, but the background music, clinking chain, and screams of the riders down the first hill were just as I remembered. Some things never change...

  • Anniversary

    “Wine?” “Do you have something stronger?” “Not with me.” “Then wine’s fine.” She took the glass, and set it down as best as she could on the table in front of her, stealing a sip in the midst of the...

  • The Formula Was Good For Something

    Up to his elbows in warm sudsy water, the scientist was not content to let his failure simply drop. He considered changes to the formula to try. This time something felt more right. This time it burned in his veins for a little longer. It made his hear...

  • Began with Arguments

    They were arguing again. About what? Whatever they could think of. Money, support, but mostly they were arguing about each other. One night the man returned home from a long day at work, expecting his wife to have made a huge dinner for him, just to hi...

  • Pain

    You sit on the edge of the bed, Wishing she wasn’t dead, You close your eyes, As all your insides fall to pieces, and you’ll just sit there wishing you could still make love. You can’t keep strong, tears just pour out of your eyes, You ca...

  • Happy Birthday (Mature)

    When you flash your smile and bat your eyelashes When a tiny white dress reveals where your gash is When you need a shave so my tongue really stings These are a few of my favourite things The thrust of my groin as it slaps on your bum Your vocal gymnas...

    • Author: ronmurp
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Face Down on the Diving Board

    Face down on the diving board, I stared into the chlorinated depths without really seeing. Though I knew it spoiled the melancholy repose I had to shift so my belt buckle wasn’t pinching me. Three piece suits are not made for lounging. To be fair...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Married with Arguments

    The argument had gone on for hours. Neither of them now remembered exactly what had triggered it. Did her mother really tell her on their wedding day that she could still call it off? Years ago he had playfully goosed his sister-in-law under the missle...

  • A Most Important Outing

    “Where you going?” he asked with his devil’s smile, all teeth and false affection. “Out,” she replied, hands fumbling and slipping over the bulky key chain as she struggled to get it into her purse. “Ha,” Devin...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Dog Troubles

    Jim got out of bed, stretched, and looked out the window. “Damn it!” he yelled. He grabbed his housecoat and ran downstairs. Eliza, already up, was having breakfast when he stormed by the kitchen. “What’s up, honey?” she a...

  • Surprise!

    Upon coming home, Alice melted into a kitchen chair immediately. Evidently, Mike had come home in a similar state; his chosen method had been to dump his briefcase on the table, heedless that it’d been open and some contents spilled out. “M...

  • The Gift (Mature)

    As usual we are running late for, well any kind of occasion, but tonight for my birthday dinner. I’ve been dressed in my tux for a half an hour or more while you’ve been in the bathroom doing whatever it is female’s do. This scene rep...

    • Author: BA Boucher
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Call on a Dead Line

    The cell chirped, and James jumped. He startled so easily these days. “Hello?” he answered without looking at the caller ID, just happy for any human contact. “James, hun, I love you.” His wife’s voice, shaky and unsure. &...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Rise of the Zombie Cats

    Bloody paw prints just inside the door. My God, the zombies have made it into my house. I left my wife alone this morning to venture out for food. Picking up a bat for protection, I slowly open the bedroom door. Our two cats are neck-deep inside my wif...

    • Author: Atjagape
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Labeled "Killer Revenge"

    Black. Blood. Tears. My wife wept as she felt the life slipping from my body. I had not meant for things to end this way, yet I had known they would have to. As the shot rang, I felt the warm trickle of blood on my chest. The gun slipped from my hand...

    • Author: Atjagape
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
  • Zombie Squirrel Brigade

    Picking myself up off the floor, I decide it’s time to leave town. With the corpse of my wife still warm in the bedroom, I think to the mice I hear in the walls, and what they would do to me if they got through. Zombie cats were hard enough to de...

    • Author: Atjagape
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • I don't even know what this story is about.

    I argued with my wife, then decided that I wasn’t living life how I ought to. I went to a bar, had too much to drink, and got into a fist fight with some guy who really only cared about keeping my groping hands off of his girlfriend. His intentio...

    • Author: ahobday
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Something for Him, Something for Her

    “Urgnatha powder.” He said it quietly, reverently. In the hush of their humble cottage his wife’s blank expression scolded him as well as her words ever did. Still, that didn’t stop her from adding some words after he failed to ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • We interrupt your musical pleasure

    The night shift at the radio station was quiet. The “Night Owls”, as they were called, settled in for a night of easy tempo Rock. Davis, or First Frank his aka, sat preparing his records for the long 5 hour shift from midnight to five. Davi...

  • Marriage, The Flip Side

    “Honey, I’m Home!” “Honey.” “Sweetheart.” “Hold on Grey’s Anatomy.” “But I have good news” “Huhh. Let me pause the TIVO. What?” “I got that Job with -.” ...

    • Author: Atjagape
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • What It Could Be (Mature)

    Half-drunk and wholely-stoned Darren fumbled with the lock. He paused to scratch indecently, not that any of the neighbors gave a crap at 2 AM. Who gave a crap about anything at this hour, he thought to himself. Shrugging off the suspicion that the itc...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Purse

    The woman, with the big diamond ring on her left hand, went to the back of the crowded bookstore and waited. An hour passed, she got up and walked through the bookstore leaving her purse there. She climbed into her red, Volkswagen and sped away. Her ce...