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Going Steady

- Old enough to drive. Old enough to own a car. Old enough to go steady. The first Saturday after Jake Terwilliger turned sixteen he went to the Department of Motor Vehicles to get his license. He str...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 13 Mar 2018

Too Young To Know The Difference

- Long about 1952, as a five-year-old, one day Dad, Uncle Stan and Uncle Vern were making a dump run and the back of the truck was filled with garbage. Two or three of us kids were invited to go along....

By: 2BorNOT | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 25 Feb 2018

The League of the Young and Supernatural (12)

- Ch. 12 *Sakura* It was Denjo’s idea to wait until sunset to proceed with any plan of action due to the fact that he couldn’t stand the light and I couldn’t take much of the Earthen summer heat. Tha...

By: Jjazzymin | Category: Supernatural | Score: 0| Added: 04 Jul 2017

Part two

- Brushing plants aside, Vera walked into the jungle. Away from the fire, the last lick of the sun made her skin glisten with sweat. She walked hunched in search for food as her mind traveled elsewhere...

By: SilverJaye | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jun 2017

Diana Discovers

- It was the summer before her junior year in high school. Diana was unsure of what would happen. She was new here in this small town. Her parents had moved the family to this coastal area as soon as s...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 06 Apr 2017

The League of the Young and Supernatural (11)

- Ch. 11 *Sakura* The drive back to Denjo’s hideout was odd, to say the least. We took several winding back roads, and once we entered a densely forested area, I gave up hope trying to figure out...

By: Jjazzymin | Category: Fantasy | Score: 2| Added: 28 Mar 2017

Sound Of Thunder

- Lying here hearing the sound of thunder coming from the front that rolled in during the night, and sometime during or after the midnight hour as I find myself drifting off to dream. Starting to begin...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 21 Feb 2017

Blue Days

- Every day seeing those passing looking like a chain of fools, and looking up at those blue skies above knowing that those blue days have arrived with every day seeming the same right now, and all the...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 19 Feb 2017

The League of the Young and Supernatural (10)

- Ch. 10 *Elian* It wasn’t long before my head hit the pillow that I had to bring it back up again. Unfortunately, it wasn’t my alarm clock that had woken me up, but rather the building’s alarms shr...

By: Jjazzymin | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4| Added: 16 Feb 2017

The Beautiful And The Dangerous - Chapter Two

- The murdered housekeeper and the missing wife “So I ran your victim’s identification and cards through the system, and I found some interesting things,” said Alec, who was the resident tech genius ...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jan 2017

The Beautiful and the dangerous - Chapter One

- The Body “Keep it together, newbie,” hissed Todd Fletcher, staring at her with his steely gray gaze, telling her to hold it together and not to let the other officers see the horror or repulsion sh...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jan 2017

Remembrance

- The first time I was 'around' death, for want of a better term, I was seven, maybe eight years old. For whatever reason I cannot recall the specific age I was or the exact time of year, all I know is ...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 27 Nov 2016

Reality of War

- The perils of war, are furrowed deep in the memory of many, escape seems unobtainable, within the confines of minds young and old. Those who were lost, are not only those who perished in the con...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Nov 2016

A Distant Strath

- An ancient hollow down that twisting lane  Damp mists caressed and kissed with early dew. Twas always such a deep and drear terrain Where dusty serrate leaves the oaks would strew. Bare feet were jo...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 29 May 2016

Having A Bad Day

- "We just went out. What now? Not time yet." Looking up at me. Beseeching. whining. Grab the squeaky. Toss it. Lots of play. Biting, flinging about, returning to me. I squeak it, lob it off. Repeatin...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jan 2016

The League of the Young and Supernatural (9)

- Ch. 9   *Jinx*   As soon as I confirmed that Zeta was following behind me, I quickened my pace. The two of us stepped into the elevator that lowered us down to the lobby of the entire building. I...

By: Jjazzymin | Category: Supernatural | Score: 3| Added: 22 Jan 2016

For Yu Xuan Ji

- All I have is her words All I have is remnants of her soul One thousand years later Cutting me deep With the awareness of her existence. How can a man desire a woman From an entirely different ...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 23 Nov 2015

DeEvolution_Chapter 2

- Chapter 2 Phoenix The next morning I awoke to a thumping noise coming down the hallway. I groaned heavily. It was Saturday morning, what else would I expect? The thumping got louder as if ...

By: BestAbsolutePerfect | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4| Added: 22 Nov 2015

The League of the Young and Supernatural (8)

- Ch. 8 *Zeta* Jinx and I were twins, sure, but we definitely did not think or act the same in most situations. She was the logical, organized, serious one who planned out what to do before she did it...

By: Jjazzymin | Category: Supernatural | Score: 3.5| Added: 01 Oct 2015

The League of the Young and Supernatural (7)

- Ch. 7 *Sakura* Morning came after seven torturous hours. I barely slept. The guest bed was insanely soft and comfortable, but I was too stressed to give it a chance. I had lied on the floor all nigh...

By: Jjazzymin | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 28 Jul 2015

Sirens song....

- Roy Rogers used to live an average life with average money. He had an average family, no siblings, a mother and a father. Roy was 13 years old when he found the last place he would ever see. A week ...

By: shysiren | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.5| Added: 29 Jun 2015

Age

- With age comes wisdom I am often told when the young ones are not of age they not know what for as they grow and become older the tongue does stop and think that the beauty of growing old...

By: maryruth | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jun 2015

The League of the Young and Supernatural (6)

- Ch. 6 *Azaiah* The wind tugged at my hair and tied it in knots. But at this moment, I didn’t really mind. I had to make it to Treville, the filthy side of the city near the bay. Treville was the las...

By: Jjazzymin | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.5| Added: 03 Jun 2015

The League of the Young and Supernatural (5)

- Ch. 5 *Elian* Maybe if I hadn't been raised on a planet full of outcasts, I'd be more extroverted. Public places made me uncomfortable, especially ones full of drunken humans who could get violent a...

By: Jjazzymin | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.3| Added: 28 May 2015

The League of the Young and Supernatural (4)

- Ch. 4 *Sakura* It wasn’t clear as to how long I was being carried. 20 minutes, Maybe half an hour? All I was focused on were the noises happening around me. Maybe if I listened close enough, I could...

By: Jjazzymin | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.8| Added: 23 May 2015

The League of the Young and Supernatural (3)

- Ch. 3 *Jinx* “Zeta, you can’t just waltz into someone’s house unannounced,” I argued, my eyebrows aching from furrowing over my eyelids for so long. “It’s not like they’ll know we’re there! We do ...

By: Jjazzymin | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.5| Added: 22 May 2015

The League of the Young and Supernatural (2)

- Ch. 2 *Azaiah* “I know you mean well, but it just seems suspicious that you two came from the same planet and both ended up here in the same city, the same LYS building,” the commander noted, glanci...

By: Jjazzymin | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.3| Added: 20 May 2015

The League of the Young and Supernatural (1)

- Ch 1 *Sakura* Despite the air biting at everything in its path, I liked it. The cold fueled me, and with Buigels on the rise, I really did need some extra energy. Earth was tiring, and its oxygen ...

By: Jjazzymin | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 17 May 2015

That Moment - The Thank You

- The days leading up to Mother’s Day were miserable. I was about forty months pregnant, or that’s what it seemed like at least. It didn’t help that my ankles were the size of my head and that I ached e...

By: musesinspire | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 May 2015

Ian's Story

- So here we go... to start off, I would like to let everyone know that these stories are the truth - the story of my life. It's taken me some time to actually get my full story off my chest; it's been...

By: WhenForeverEnds | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.9| Added: 28 Apr 2015

Save Me: Book One of the Gatekeepers, Chapter Two

- 2 "Another round over here!" Owen shouted towards the bartender. The bartender nodded and grabbed two more beers. Owen and Jay were drunk off their asses and we all watched as Jay struck out w...

By: wendy_grace | Category: Romance | Score: 3| Added: 30 Jul 2014

Save Me: Book One of the Gatekeepers, Chapter One

- 1 "Lucy! They're coming to town, it's the last stop on their tour! We have to go, we just have to!" Mia exclaimed, excitedly showing me her computer screen. "Tickets are seventy five bucks, Mia....

By: wendy_grace | Category: Romance | Score: 3.5| Added: 27 Jul 2014

Save Me: Book One of The Gatekeepers, Preface

- Preface Lucy "Ms. Combs, I realize the school year is coming to an end, but that does not give you an excuse to not pay attention," Mr. Peters said, snapping me out of my daze and bringing me...

By: wendy_grace | Category: Romance | Score: 3.8| Added: 22 Jul 2014

The Girl

- Reader Discretion Advised The story you are about to read contains mature language and themes. By choosing to read this piece, you agree that you are 18 or older and do not object to such content...

By: Poppet | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jul 2014

Echo of Sight

- Do people go through life on a predetermined path, like a straight line? I often wondered that during the summer of my junior year of high school. I lived a straight line, it seemed like, and it wa...

By: JFRobbins | Category: General | Score: 2.8| Added: 29 Jun 2014

Driver Approved

- It's amazing how you go through life every day not really putting any thought into your day, just doing one thing right after the other. I had been married three months prior. I decided one day th...

By: Cheryl | Category: Humor | Score: 4.4| Added: 18 May 2014

Another time traveling story (Chapter 1 part 3)

- “What do you mean a hunch?” I asked skeptically. Daddy motioned me toward the couch. It was a black leather couch that I had known since childhood and despite the many trials of spills and scratches i...

By: BestAbsolutePerfect | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.5| Added: 12 May 2014

Another Time Traveling Story (Chapter 1 Part 2)

- I was standing alone at the school. The sun was setting, creating a rose like haze over the entire campus. I dug into my backpack for my phone. "7:14pm?" I said in a realm of confusion. 'Six missed ca...

By: BestAbsolutePerfect | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 04 May 2014

Another time traveling story (Chapter 1 part 1)

- Have you ever wondered why a pineapple is called so when it is neither pine nor apple? Why didn't Tarzan have a beard? Why do toasters always have a setting that burns toast to an unimaginable crisp i...

By: BestAbsolutePerfect | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.6| Added: 28 Apr 2014

Can You Cook?

- I am not totally sure, but I'm guessing that most young wives are not connoisseurs or chefs when they get married, I certainly wasn't, a pot of beans and fried potatoes was a big accomplishment for me...

By: Cheryl | Category: Humor | Score: 4.6| Added: 30 Mar 2014

The Clock's Countdown

- Part One A red strip of sunlight snuck in through the window pane and splashed against the mirror I faced. Cringing away from light, I continued getting ready for school. I spent what I considered ...

By: pswriter | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.5| Added: 03 Feb 2014

Rick Gets a Date

- Rick followed Jane with his eyes. He was sitting on the bus as it was going to school that morning and Jane had just boarded. It was only about a mile more to the school, but he got to at least see he...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.8| Added: 19 Jun 2013

Just Wondering

- I want to be little again. Back when everything was wondrous and surely magical. All of the magic dissipates as we age, as we gain knowledge, as our wisdom grows. No more do we wonder, we know. We k...

By: Ididntdoit | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 14 Jun 2013

The Prince of the Pond

- I had always heard stories of the prince of the pond, but had never seen him in real life. I mean, why would I have ever seen him, he lived in the castle at the edge of the lake, surrounded by the gre...

By: Noraj | Category: General | Score: 4.7| Added: 21 Apr 2013

Drop Out

- Chapter 1 September 11th 2001 8:46 a.m. An explosion of sound blasted through the building. It lurched violently to one side. Two people in the express elevator with me gripped the handra...

By: Neilostroff | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 24 Mar 2013

Golden Dirt Road

- "Stay with me, baby stay with me. Tonight don't leave me alone. Walk with me, come and walk with me to the edge of all we've ever known... You know I could not want you more than I did right then as ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Mar 2013

A soldier's tale, as told by the wife

- Julianne finished loading the large moving truck and pulled the rear door closed. She walked down the rear ramp and glanced up at the only home she had known for the last twenty years. She glanced dow...

By: RobertHildenbrand | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 22 Feb 2013

A True Account of the All-Girl Catfight

- It was a real hair-pulling, clothes tearing, head knocking, rolling in the dirt, screaming and hollering catfight between two high school girls. At issue was which one would get to be the, let’s just...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Humor | Score: 4.2| Added: 17 Dec 2012

Darlene's Anguish

- This is a semi-fictional piece, the names of the characters have been changed. Special thanks to my ex-boyfriend ,PrinzLucky ,for support and editing.  Darlene dragged herself out of bed. It was ...

By: Demivierge | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.4| Added: 21 Feb 2012

A set back

-   Franc sat stirring his coffee, bored and frustrated. Wondering why he had agreed to manage his father’s art gallery. Not one person had visited the gallery all week. I’m going to stand up to h...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Drama | Score: 3.4| Added: 14 Nov 2011

No Control

- My beginning: No control. Outside the window, the cold wind is howling and whipping back forth. Inside, deafening electronic music is pounding while dozens of drunken college kids slam their heads ...

By: tjwell01 | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4| Added: 16 May 2011

Wonderland: Alice's Tale - Chapter Twelve (Two)

- As it turned out, I was right. Suicide wasn’t a thing you heard about much, at least not in our quiet little town. It was something that happened far away, something distant and unfathomable. And yet,...

By: sprite | Category: Horror | Score: 4.3| Added: 06 Nov 2010

Wonderland: Lucy's Tale - Chapter Six

- It all started innocently enough, wandering through Macy’s, looking at dresses that were far too expensive and sophisticated for us to even consider. "You should try it on, Luce," she urged me, stopp...

By: sprite | Category: Horror | Score: 4.9| Added: 23 Oct 2010

Wonderland: Lucy's Tale - Chapter Five

- And so, I had finally discovered the truth about Alice’s dreams. Neither of us wished to talk about what had happened, and yet how could we not? Eventually, haltingly, she told me that sometimes they ...

By: sprite | Category: Horror | Score: 4.6| Added: 21 Oct 2010