Stories tagged “GIRL”

  • Sluggish

    The girl took a step back from me, a hand creeping to her mouth.

    “Umm, is that normal?” she asked, nodding toward the blood streaks running down the spears of grass.

    Normal? I tried to connect anything to that word but nothing came to mind. Trying to th…

    Posted 2 years ago
  • Re-evaluating Strangers

    I couldn’t help but groan. Standing up had not been a good idea. Everything hurt.

    “Do you know that guy?” the girl asked.

    An icy spike shot up my spine. Panic swarmed at the edge of my vision like beating wings. I hunched down and grabbed her arm. “What…

    Posted 2 years ago
  • To Be Named

    I felt around the sides of my neck. She was right. The skin there was sore, tender to the touch. My suspicion of her seemed justified and came flooding back. I was choked recently and she finds me, leash in hand? I don't know if it was guilt or what that …

    Posted 2 years ago
  • A Corrupted Well

    Suddenly her simply standing there watching me made her suspect. Why was this girl trying to help me? Sure it had been her dog that had woke me up but there had been no reason to stick around after her apology. She had made sure I was okay. By all account…

    Posted 2 years ago
  • Just Because You Don't See It--

    “Do you have a wallet?”

    I looked at the girl without comprehension, my mind focused on the fact that I no longer had a name, just this infinite hollow blank where my name used to be. I felt naked. Undefined. Like something vital had been stripped away.

    Posted 2 years ago
  • Tent Girl

    It was only a two-man tent but it was plenty big enough for the girl, her sleeping bag, flashlight, pillow, storybook, and favorite doll. The doll had seen better days, her dress was now off-white, her hair sprouted wildly from the sides of her head leavi…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • A Lesson in Autonomy Class

    I pricked my finger for the third time and cursed myself for signing up for autonomy class. It sounded perfect for a nerdy guy who didn't know anything beyond his books. Want to learn life skills? Try Autonomy. Learn how to change a tire, patch your own c…

    Posted 4 years ago