Stories tagged “wonder”

  • That Song

    It’s one of those songs. The kind that makes your heart melt a little. The kind that makes you kind of sad. The kind that makes you… wonder. The kind that makes you smile that small, sad smile. You know the one. It makes you wonder about bi...

    • Author: wytherwings
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Out There

    “What do you mean that’s all I can see?”, Margaret demanded. “That’s it. Well, not entirely, but yes, that is all you can see.”, replied Dave. “But how? It’s space. How big could it be?” “Very...

    • Author: Dockboy
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • Maybe

    Maybe sometimes you give me butterflies. Maybe sometimes you make me so, so happy and giddy I could smile on and on and on. Maybe you make me want to hug you, and never, ever let go. Maybe I really really want to tell you. Maybe I don’t know how....

    • Author: wytherwings
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Thoughts...

    I want to feel that joy that comes from your embrace. The sun coming in from the parted curtains warming my face as I lie in your arms. Thinking of the times we’ve spent together and the times we’ve yet to see. Imagining our future, so...

  • She is but a blind mute, and I a ghost

    The thrum of the diesel engines mixes with the hiss of hydraulics as the rolling carapace allows passengers into its warmth. She steps in on the third stop since my own boarding. She doesn’t return the smile from the operator as she pays her dues...

    • Author: TalonJay
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Not Entirely Naughty Haiku

    That girl, over there I look, I dream, I wonder What she likes doing

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • A City of Owls

    As earth revoles around the sun people move on the surface all around. When I grow older I wish that planet earth will revolve slower; just so I can gaze at the stars a little more. The thing is I’m not a species called the human race. These huma...

  • Three Simple Words

    Sometimes I just sit here and wonder… How often do you think about me? How much do you love me? Are you even the same person you were when we embarked on this journey? Why are you so distant? Why can’t you be more understanding? Have you ev...

    • Author: Emmyful
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
  • connections

    I stood there staring at the stars and waited for them to align for me. For things to magically come together and work out. Why is it that we reflect the most when we don’t get what we want or lose something we wanted to keep in our lives forever...

  • Lovely Girl

    “Daddy?” a little voice asks into the developing morning. “Yes, honey?” a deep baritone answers. “Can I come see you?” A smile spreads across the father’s lips. “Sure, baby girl.” The pitter patter ...

  • Illicit Love in a Time of Knights

    “I’m not built for this,” he says. “Oh we both know how your built,” she teases, tugging at the belt he’s trying to pull back up. “You know what I mean,” he chides, though she knows the comment felt good ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Wonder

    It makes you wonder. Don’t know what i’m talking about yet? Of course you do. The reason is different for me. The reason is different for you. But it still makes you wonder. “What are you talking about?” Don’t ask me. I...

  • Premonition

    He awoke with a start, and came to realize he was sitting at his desk. Looking around him, everything seemed so… Familiar… Upon closer inspection of the classroom, he noticed that one kid to his left folding a paper plane. Fold down, to the...

  • An Angel Lights the Dark Path of Their Dreams

    Someone told me You had caroled solely But that you weren’t lonely Only that you went undoubtedly Without a one and only who wholly Understands your soul’s song and story Under drifts of snow you stand A candle held with both hands on the ...

  • The piano playing demon.

    I was hovering over the large man’s shoulder, affixed on his lanky fingers playing friskily over the keys. It was a piece by Frederic Chopan called Etude Op. 25, No. 12, he later told me. He played it so beautifully, the result of his whole lifet...

    • Author: Bella
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • The Forest Benches

    The train sped by faster than any other train on the rails that day. A station stood erect on either sides of the tracks, for the exiting and entering passengers. Forest green benches lined the walkway for the excessivley tired or the excessivley eager...

  • Serendipity

    Wondering what was life changing about graduating, besides moving since Madeline couldn’t stand it at home, she would stay out in search of something, not knowing what it was. She started getting to know her older sisters friends, sitting out cha...

  • The Making of a Musical Genius

    All you could hear was flipping through paper. It sounded like the shuffle of a casino deck of cards. His eyes never wandered from this magical thing. He laughed. Sitting quietly on a bed for hours. Nothing but wonder in his eyes. As his senses heighte...

    • Author: Sage Autumn
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • wonder why

    You wonder why you’re not happy, You wonder why you have no clue. You wonder why the sky is blue, when oceans deep are darker than you. You wonder if the grass is greener, but you never question the gravel being smoother. You’re sure the wo...

    • Author: Mystique
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • In Between Minds: Unity and Dissolution

    Grandmother’s agitation faded into a distant buzz; a single bee in a hive of activity. She still existed but now she was merely one part of a whole; one part of me. Memories overwhelmed me, memories that could not possibly be my own. They filled ...

  • What Is?

    Scissors, cut and paste these fissures shut Paper flower the rivers lily Will he wonder what? What is really?

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Anchored Between the Stars (Day 29)

    The city vanished as simply as turning a page. Where a snow-torn London once stood, a deep blackness spread out infinitely, splashed with swirls of cosmic color. Meredith continued looking out the window but her tail began to twitch back and forth.R...

  • (Day 16) Puns and Chronology

    “Can there?” “Of course, with the vastness of the Infinitium, the whole of tomorrow is always promised.” The glass glimmered with reflected comic glow and Meredith turned away from it to glance at the simple array of buttons and...

  • (Day 62) While You Were Out

    The cycle of life is thus: you live, you die. Sure, a plenthera of things take up the spaces between these two stages, but ultimately – for such a small race whose lifespan is but a flash on their own timeline – your existence is one of two...

  • Escape

    It’s been three days and the pain still sears as strongly through my memories as it did the minute after it happened. Iris was destroyed. Our home planet. As far as we know the ten of us are all that remains of a once vibrant and growing planet,...

    • Author: Seekers
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5