Stories tagged “DREAM”

  • Six-word dreams

    Dark nights often lead to dreamlands.


    Posted 4 years ago
  • Nightmare Without End, Amen

    It's a nightmare to see you. If I catch a glimpse of you without warning, my heart gives a panicked lurch, like a frightened cat trying to bolt every which way at once. Yet I placed you on the face of my phone so that anytime I use it, I see you smiling, …

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Gypsy Magic

    "Which couple will brave the journey?" the gypsy matriarch asked her captive audience. She had bespoken a spell and sand rose like smoke and drifted towards me and the one that I wished was my partner.

    The spell was listening to my heart, but if I let it…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Outwitting the Overgrown Cherub

    The man was young; curly blonde hair like a grown-up cherub and a lean, powerful body. He exuded confidence smeared with the oiliness of a sexual predator. He was dangerous. His smile was dark, never meeting his eyes. The fact that I saw his eyes frighten…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Those Cloud-capped Towers

    Lloyd skated across an unnaturally still sky, the kind that looked and felt like twilight but you knew if you checked it would be nine pm or three am. Behind him followed a woman that wore many faces. He recognized some of them briefly, but knew that she …

    Posted 5 years ago
  • What Missing Feels Like

    I don't think you understand what it feels like to miss someone the way I miss you.

    When I want to call, or text, or communicate, I am struck mute. Words fail me as my heart aches, knowing that you are so near and yet so far. I could send a simple smiley…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Only In Our Dreams

    She came to him in a dream, like she always did. She was assigned to him and the dream state was the quickest avenue of communication between realms. She didn't usually have any sort of proper message for him, she was just there to, essentially, comfort h…

    Posted 6 years ago
  • Nightmarish Anxiety

    I'm heading on a trip soon. I'm trying to be excited about it. I've got Pinterest boards, my suitcase is open and slowly being filled, plane ticket is paid for, nice people waiting for me when I get there... Honestly I should be thrilled!!

    But then I get…

    Posted 6 years ago
  • Two Paths, One Dream

    I can picture exactly how it would be.

    I'd somehow come face to face with the embodiment of him. I'd run into his embrace. It would last a satisfyingly long time.

    After some familial chit chat and idle distractions, probably involving a meal and an acti…

    Posted 6 years ago
  • The Last Hunt of Winter

    I crouched behind a fallen pine, breathing in the soft smells of moss and damp wood, watching the fawn as it rooted for acorns beneath the snow. The crisp tang of fear in its scent was absent, a testament to my caution as I moved like a shaggy gray ghost …

    Posted 6 years ago
  • Morning

    I dreamed of my 17 year-old self. I dreamed that she got the boy of her dreams and that he made her laugh and that she grew comfortable with him. Everything was perfect, from their words to their date locations and the movies he picked, and even the way t…

    Posted 7 years ago