literature

Whether written centuries ago or just last year, literary couples show that love is timeless.

For You
The yellow lines on the highway sped by in a blur, and we flew through the night, and we felt free. But we weren't, and we knew it. We were running away from something and running away was never the p...
B.L. Young7 days ago
Expect the Unexpected
Chapter 1 I sat on the porch looking out over the blooming cotton fields as the rain drizzled and it mixed with a misty fog. I anticipated seeing the fully bloomed fields in all their heavenly-like gl...
Roses and Daisies
Reporters are trained to develop a sixth sense, a nose for when a story smells fishy. And something about this one wasn't right. First of all, I knew that the young and beautiful Sabrina was a total f...
Colleen Sweeney10 days ago
Autumn/Winter Romance - Part 3
By the time, we had pulled apart, his arm was around my waist, and we had basically become one person. He pulled back slowly, his hand coming up to cup my cheek. My eyes remained closed for a few more...
Kasey Myers10 days ago
Dark Clouds Turn White
There was this beautiful young girl who existed at one time on this horrible planet we call our home. Her name was Liza. She was 17 years old with beautiful, straight dirty blonde hair, and she had gr...
Colleen Sweeney12 days ago
Autumn and Winter Romance - Part 2
“Me too,” I said rather matter-of-factly. “I wasn’t sure how to broach the subject with you, because most guys never take that news well. So, we’re on the same page with that subject.” And that was wh...
Nicole Zapata14 days ago
The Immigrant
Chapter 1 “Name.” “Aly-Annette.” “Please wait.” As I stood waiting for the man to process my information, I could barely believe where I was or even who I was, an immigrant on Ellis Island. A shard of...
Aubrey Fox15 days ago
A Short Story from a Random Picture
After throwing a trainer across the room, narrowly missing Andy's head in the process, Genna picks up her jacket and flies out of the country cottage, slamming the door behind her. It's mid-November a...
SKYLERIZED 17 days ago
The Season of Selfishness
The twenty-second day of December brought an unusual warmth to the city of Wilmington, Delaware, at least for the winter season. Zevon Perell enjoyed the unseasonable climate. He had just reached the ...
Proxy Inc22 days ago
Imperfections
It hurt. Like the splintering of a thousand pieces of glass at her fingertips. The resounding echo of slammed doors that pierced through her and lodged deep within her mourning heart. To say it hurt w...
Ceasefire
“Just who do you think you are?” she challenged. Things had grown increasingly tense in their relationship and this fight was just the result of residual anger from the last. And that of the fight bef...
Samantha Cabbil25 days ago
Hooks
I walked out with my feet throbbing and my head banging from the music that surrounded each and every person. The lights made contact with my eyes almost instantly, and wincing as inevitable. Imagine ...
Jessica Briggsa month ago
Evergreen
Chapter 1 “Do you like to dance, Mr. Darcy?” “Not if I can help it.” “No, Wil, no,” Dani ripped the remote out of my hand, Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy were replaced by black screen with me looking back at...
Elyani Jayliena month ago
Mother's Shore House
All my life I had asked myself countless questions, but I could never get back a straight answer. As I physically stand on a shore each day when I wake, I look out to the sea and wonder what’s out the...
Elyani Jayliena month ago
It’s About Us
In a coffee shop, a small woman in a violet jacket walks in and orders a coffee. A young man looks at her in his seat, amazed Evaline: Ani. Aaaaniiiii... I see you looking at her. Ani shoots a look at...
Ellen Brookinga month ago
The Mock Life – Chapter Two
I'm home. I haven't even been out of the house that long and I feel like I've vanquished a great demon. I find my bed, I find my nook, and my head rests gently on the pillow and I feel comfortable. I ...
Alastor Kommera month ago
Toxicity
You exhaled. Your face is sunburned and freckled. I watch as the wind whirls your blue hair around, hitting your face like microfine whips. You smile at me, ripping grass out of the earth and watching...
Kye Earleya month ago
Reckless
Astrid sat cross legged on cement so cold it almost felt wet through her dark jeans. She tucked a strand of short, greasy black hair behind her ear as she sucked on a clove cigar, blowing out the smok...