Stories tagged “EMOTION”

  • Cost of Friendship

    She cried silently on the video chat, tears running down, sniffles, and gasps for air. "I... n..know. I can... do this."

    "Listen, it's not personal. It's just that the last time this happened to me, I lost a friend. We used to be close and then it ended. …

    Posted 1 month ago
  • When I say She is a Drug . . .

    I breathed her in.

    A storm of quicksilver lightning, and winds so cold they burned hot, rushed into me, consuming me. Trapped with pulsing, unchecked energy, I was helpless as a terrible violence expanded in my chest, rising to my head. This was her whir…

    Posted 1 year ago
  • The Fear of Isolation

    Messenger dings again, the three inside the bubble becoming a four.

    She wants to talk and still I don't want to bother her. Because I love her and I know she doesn't love me. She's reaching out for the first time in years. I don't want to fail her but wh…

    Posted 1 year ago
  • Medusa

    I hear her words, but I'm listening to their interpretation, screaming liar in my head.

    Words are all shiny and sympathetic when they are sarcastic as well as genuine. It's hard to tell the difference. She was so much like someone I used to know, I co…

    Posted 2 years ago
  • Snake Skin...

    Her thought invaded me like a snake.

    She slithered into my mind late at night when I was trying to forget the damage that the day had done to me.

    It had done a lot of damage. More than I was willing to share, yet still she slithered in through the crack…

    Posted 2 years ago
  • Evil Queen

    Every time I thought about her I wanted to fight her. Just a snapshot of her gorgeous eyes made me want to pluck them out. How perfectly white would her teeth be knocked out on the floor?

    In sick fascination I tracked her movements. I was a huntress and …

    Posted 2 years ago