Stories tagged “young”

  • Life Is

    Life is… Moments that take your breath away Ice Cream on a sunny day Dancing in the rain for the hell of it Chasing after what you wanna get Doing something never done before Walking along the ocean shore Picking yourself up when you fall Living ...

  • Gawkers

    There once was an old man with nine fingers. The children would sometimes gesture to his hand with only four and giggle uncomfortably. One day a child approached as before, a group of his friends standing a safe distance away. In a fluid motion, the ma...

    • Author: folktrash
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The final hit

    I pulled up to the front. Silence. A trail of hoofprints in the dust, nothing else. No sign of a scuffle, even. “Anyone here?” Somewhere a door creaked and banged closed, something from a bad Western. “Hello?” I kept my hand o...

    • Author: Coccinella
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Scary Place....... (Mature)

    Looking ahead, seeing a dark trail leading to a shimmering light. You barely see the glow shinning from the ceiling. Slowly walking to the light, his heart begins beating faster and faster. Suddenly stops, looking behind him hearing footsteps quickly r...

  • Imagine Peace

    There it was, written among the walls The young have fallen The elderly prays There it was, written on the walls The war started without a whisper, it begun like your every day life Sun moving past the mountains, birds singing with beauty, morning fros...

  • Only the Beginning

    “This is only the beginning,” Guffo said with a huff. His bloodshot eyes surveyed a scene of carnage the likes of which he hadn’t seen in a generation. Snow drifted down white, as pure as his hopes for his people had been so recently....

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Chomping Bubbles

    With a wad of gum between my not-so-white teeth, I attempted to calm my frantically beating heart. I felt a sheepish grin spread across my adolescent face. Chomp. Chew. The wind blew her hair around her face. “Why’re you so great, huh?̶...

    • Author: Mackizme
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
  • Childish Crush

    Rick felt immensely ridiculous as he walked to Mckenzie’s front door, her umbrella grasped in his sweaty palms. Suddenly remembering he forgot to look in the mirror, he smoothed his hair back in a manner he thought suave. His index finger hesitat...

  • Young Love Part 1

    Ben and Mia were the longest lasting couple in their pre-school classroom. The other kids were sure that they were going to get married, they had been together for 2 whole weeks. One day before nap time,Ben got down on one knee and announced in front o...

  • {Utopia} Mighty-Joe Young

    Mighty-Joe Young. He was the first person ever to comment me on Ficly, and the first to follow me. Over the time I’ve known him, he has only ever shown himself to be a force of good, always offering a comment or a joke in all the right places. Hi...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Pressure of Greed

    “Come on honey. Just please stand still for mommy,” the woman begged her daughter as she held a spray bottle filled with spray-on tan. “But I don’t like it when it gets in my face!!” The four-year old stamped her foot in p...


    The door opened to an old married couple; the husband bald, the wife fat. “Alright, where’s this cunt of a ghost,” asked Hunter irritably. “Who are you,” asked the husband. “I’m the fucker you called to get thi...

    • Author: J. A. Keane
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Yes, I Do Know Love

    You’re probably thinking she’s only 18, how can she possibly know what love is? Well I know what it is. I know more than most people in this world do. I have had the pleasure, and pain of feeling it so early in my life. It is hard to rememb...

  • Building on a Warped Foundation

    Marcy and Joya ran as fast as they could, their shoes slapping against the wet pavement. Behind them were shouts of anger and confusion. That crowd could turn into a mob faster than a flash fire, igniting into a cloud of uncontrolled violence. Just lik...

  • Lucky

    T’was an old man Whose life had rolled Counterclockwise— Leaving him young With all of his wisdom In place of having to face demise.

  • When I Die

    “When I die,” Lia’s eyes flutter open. “-bury me in pink.” Abigail stares at her younger sister, the only family Abby has left, her hand combing back the sweaty hair glued to Lia’s forehead and her fingers laced betw...

    • Author: itsElisey
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Colour Amidst the Grey

    Two girls watched the rain come down in torrents. Their house was big and a creeping chill seemed to permeate every nook and cranny. Far off in the distance thunder boomed but neither of them had seen any lightning yet. Grey shadows covered everything ...

  • Jumpin' for Love

    “No one can do that, it’s too far!" exclaimed Renee Twist. Vincent liked the sound of her voice. And with her freckles and long brown hair, he thought she was the prettiest girl he had ever seen. “I’ll go do it for you right no...

    • Author: JC Tovil
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Not So Young Anymore

    It wasn’t her body. For forty five years her legs were long and lean, her hair voluminous with gold woven through, and her face a smooth, tan palette for the new makeup trends. All that was gone. Well, her legs were still considerably long, just with...

    • Author: MangoQT
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • "Cindy Elizabeth Flocken"

    So I wrote this in 1st grade I think- fun to revisit…I’ve definitely improved a lot! Cindy was 14 and she loved animals, but she didn’t have a pet. Her birthday was coming up and she wanted a cat for her birthday. Blah, blah, blah. HAPPY ...

    • Author: MangoQT
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Overcoming The Knife

    She returned my sorrowful gaze with a stony glare. I remained in the doorway as she moved about our room, making tidying motions, avoiding the large, austere bed. Two of the candles went out in a panic of flickering as she swept past, plunging the cham...

    • Author: Jae
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
  • My Werewolf Husband (Mature)

    The beast crouched before me, shuddering in its snow-covered fur. “You must understand!” I cried, "How can you say you feel nothing for me? “Because it is impossible,” he growled at me. “That is not what you believe! ...

    • Author: Jae
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
  • American Car

    Driving past windows of a gas station in a Camaro, eighteen, tattoos, lost. The smooth black surfaces outside shake with increasing speeds. It would be nice to have a speedometer that functioned. As the smell of gas begins to dry in the passing wind my...

    • Author: N. Jim
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • New Tortuga: The Pirates' Prodigies

    “Imma blast you right out of the skies!” A small girl with a dagger in each hand growled from a roof. The recipients of the threat, a redheaded girl & an Asian-looking boy on the ground below, burst out laughing and took off running. Th...

  • Lola (CDE) (Day 7)

    Lola skipped down the sidewalk, her sparkly shoes making it look like she was wearing stars on her feet. Her plaid jumper was rumpled and the white shirt underneath it stained by grass and grape jelly. One thick brown hand carried a crumpled white enve...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5