Stories tagged “DESIRE”
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"Popcorn!" she announced, hurdling over the back of the couch, microwave bag securing the salty, buttery snack from spillage. She landed next to me.
"If you insist," she sighed and pulled open the top of the bag.
"Star Wars is a classic and yo…Posted 6 years ago
Story is marked as maturePosted 6 years ago
He looked careworn, faded. His face was slack, his posture slouchy. He didn't say much after I answered his questions. He missed his wife. Even though they had argued and she left impulsively.
"She didn't leave you," I tried.
"She wanted that baby more …Posted 6 years ago
I had no choice but to bring her. We hiked over hill and valley, across ravines that grew deeper as sides grew steeper. We had to stop and rest more often as we neared the mountain.
"We go up that waterfall." I pointed.
"We go UP a waterfall?!" She thou…Posted 6 years ago
She took to the baby. Held it, rocked it, cooed at it. I gave her the supplies I had, but they would only last a week. I told her that the baby had to go to the hospital inside the caldera. I told her it was temporary, but I knew she'd make it permanent.
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My job was to escort the right people into the caldera. If I came across the wrong sort, well.
As a 'leader', I carried a radio for contact from Operations inside. I got a distress call. Midwife needed, several miles away. Leaving the hometown crew, I hi…Posted 6 years ago
She wanted something more than anything in the world. I saw the hungry desire in her eyes. She had tried to have one of her own, but the time was just not right. I saw the resentment in her eyes as she looked at him behind his back. She didn't show him th…Posted 6 years ago