Stories tagged “woman”

  • E is for Existential

    Without thinking, or with really fast thinking I couldn’t track, I bolted from the portapotty. The woman had noticed the gate and the undulating mass of eager hands emerging from behind it. “Run left!” I screamed as I sprinted to my r...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Eyelashes

    She smiled at him – a satisfied, knowing smile. He blushed inside, knowing that he’d said the right thing, and the firey coals flared bright inside. In the past he’d said stupid things, and watched her grimace – intelligent thin...

    • Author: Match
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Organic City

    How majestic the city was! The buildings were not like the ones in his village, but they were like trees themselves. It was as if the entire city itself was alive, growing intertwined with the large Oak. In a state of astonishment, he descended into th...

  • Come Over for Dinner? (Mature)

    When my girlfriend Cindy invited me over to her place, I never expected to end up in her stomach. We’d been going steady for several weeks. She was gorgeous—tall and statuesque, with brown hair that fell in waves past her waist. She had plenty ...

    • Author: Throat Wolf
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Enter Mrs. Detective

    The only thing that smells worse than wet dog is dead dog. I’d meant to wound the big idiot, but I’d also meant to not get pummeled. Priorities have a funny way of falling into place. “Thomas!” came the shrill call, preceding th...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Weather Woman

    All ye viewers, with eager ears, attain! Hark but a moment, and hear my name For though a name is trivial and lame, Reputations precede, thus giving thou An inkling, a featherful white pillow On which to rest thine head, a comfort gained. Joan Key, fam...

  • The Scream

    The man heard the crack of the phone dropping on the floor, then immediately a much louder thunk as the woman collapsed and began loudly sobbing. He didn’t know what to do. Maybe it was time for him to move on and get out of this woman’s ho...

    • Author: Emmyful
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
  • Etudes of Summer

    “The fog is long passed. Why must you fret so?” Mary Whitham asked her question from the doorway, not daring to cross the threshold. Barnaby didn’t look at her but ceased from his reading and covered his weary eyes with his hand, R...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Conversation

    “Ben?” Came my wife’s voice, penetrating the silence that had worked so hard to bring the colorful world of the novel I was reading to life. I reflexively closed the book on my finger, knowing I would have to get up soon. “Yes?&...

    • Author: Browncoatben
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • inconsistencies

    I let my hand graze against the tracks of fingerprints and dust on the bar. Reaching for the clouded glass, I was already intoxicated. My being here led me to believe that I was trapped in an abyss in which nothing could save me from. A hand from behin...

  • Mysterious Prisoner

    She enters the room with an air of arrogance, her green eyes flashing with mischief and red hair seeming to burn. A smirk plays with the corners of her mouth. The guard pushs her to the center of the room and hooks her handcuffs on the clasp glistening...

  • She, a New Development

    I thought I had it figured out. I’d only jump back so far at a time. The day planner helped me get oriented quickly and not miss things. It was also handy for quickly jotting down things that were going to happen. Little things like quoting movies an...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • My Kind of Woman

    Clanging along the superstructures catwalk I reached Judy in seconds, long enough for Von Boom to get the gear-bird’s engine cycling to warm. Sparks flew as I skidded past Judy just far enough to turn and slice her ropes with one swing of my util...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • More Than A Wet T-Shirt Contest

    “I need you to stand in the rain.” I was standing on Jim Johnson’s porch with a wall of water behind me. It was loud enough that I raised my voice to make sure he could hear me. “What? Why?” I yelled. “It’ll wa...

  • The Gunslinger (Mature)

    She rested her back against the wall of the warehouse, as she watched in horror to the gun fire that had sparked. A young man had stepped out of a black Cadillac. In his hand he had held a semi hand gun. He looked around the warehouse, and noticed a sm...

  • The Sensuality of a Woman

    She slinked toward him like a cat stalking its prey. He was instantly in love. Her movements were fluid and she seemed to beckon to him to wreck the ship that was his heart on her island. Her hands floated around her whole body, like a planet orbiting ...

  • Quality Control

    The church foyer bustled with activity as another customer stepped into the confession booth. The frail Italian women muttered religous phrases under her breath and crossed herself as she started naming her sins. It was more of a habit now, she really ...

  • Room 203

    The woman burst into the room, doors swinging violently but silently on their practical and well oiled hinges. Her eyes bled mascara in small traceable rivers of black down her porcelein face. Her eyes were puffy as she searched frantically around the ...

  • Footsteps

    The woman burst into another room, which was actually a long, white hallway. Sterility and a lack of personality filled the air;the woman more sensed that than felt or smelled. Fluorescent lights flickered overhead, the white light leaving no shadows a...

  • Aim by Prayer

    Gut check time, Denton thought to himself, Man up. bear down. Cowboy up. Time for the big boy pants. With a deep breath he took stock of his motivational phrases; that was indeed the extent of ones he knew and felt were applicable at that moment. Based...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • In Between Minds: Storm of Consequences

    I awoke to the rhythmic staccato of a moving train, and to a pair of voices. Soft-spoken, yet stern they discussed my future. My mouth tasted of blood and my head felt like someone had used it as a football. I didn’t think I was hallucinating- th...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Harding's Pub

    “Come on it’s twenty minutes past closing time! Get out!” “Can’t I just sleep here?” “Nope, I sleep with my dog!” She playfully slapped the patron’s arm with her dish cloth and carried on drying the...

    • Author: Murj;
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Other End

    A cold nose against my neck woke me. I tried to leap to my feet, terrified that some scavenger thought my cold body could be its dinner. Or breakfast, to judge from the position of the morning sun. It didn’t work. I was too tangled up in my ratty bla...

    • Author: Cally Beck
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Sunday

    6:13 Sunday morning: the girls are up and in their usual rough manner are shaking me awake. Lazily I open one eye. Mo-om, we are hungry and thirsty. I hear him groan next to me and drag myself out of bed to fix them corn flakes and juice. Go to the toi...

  • Loose Change: 2¢

    Torrents flowed violently off the tires forming a wake as the police cruiser passed over the inundated, low-lying bridge at the outskirts of town. Far in front was the glowing haze of city lights, over the hill, on the horizon and growing closer by the...

    • Author: Sir Bic
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5