literature

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

Joseph McCartney17 hours ago
It's Not All Rainbows and Sunshine
John waited backstage, sipping on a half empty water bottle as the opening act finished up her set. He couldn’t tell whether the condensation or his nerves made his hands so damp. Somehow the anxiety ...
Jesse James6 days ago
The Girl Who Dances on Telephone Wire
It's almost 3 AM and I haven't cried or smoked at all tonight. Not willing to stand my non-blurred vision or my non-ashen lungs, I head outside to rebel against my own form. As much as I revel in the ...
Sharlene Alba6 days ago
Embers (Ch. 3)
ZANDER "So, Aunt Jesse, do you have a boyfriend?" Thea asked randomly as we continued to unpack all the boxes that arrived to our old farmhouse. Or should I say, newly renovated farmhouse. Mom made su...
SKYLERIZED 9 days ago
The Season of Selfishness 2: Through Devotion
Blades chopped through the air like machetes cutting through chaff. A chill hung in the air this December 18th. Light snow fell. The helicopter made its descent and touched down with grace and gentlen...
Sharlene Alba11 days ago
Embers (Ch. 2)
ZACH "Mami, I'm good... no really, I'm good... I'm taking all of my medications," I reassured my mother over the phone, just as Thea handed the two pills and a glass of water over to me and I downed i...
Marielle Sabbag12 days ago
The Moon
Last night the moon seemed to say something. What was I doing here, lying in this bed that wasn't mine? I dropped out of high school months ago and ditched home. This wasn't the way I wanted to live m...
Sharlene Alba13 days ago
Embers (Ch. 1)
GISELLE "Do you think they got on the wrong flight?" Freddy Alvarez, my uncle and guardian for all intents and purposes, asked the burning question and while it was possible for my cousins Zach, Zande...
lexus toye13 days ago
Piano Keys
The darkest day of my life happened many years ago, back when I was merely 19 years old. When I was young, I fell in love with a very talented musician. His name was Michael, and he truly did light up...
Emma Flint13 days ago
Morphine
A chill clung to the air, only broken in its intensity by the heat of their bodies. Beads of sweat rested on her brow as her eyes locked with his, a twinkle of mischief and desire gazing back at her. ...
maxie johnson14 days ago
That Should Be Me - Part 2 (Ch. 5)
I could see him dressed in casual, proper attire of deep olive green slacks that hugged his legs gently and an almost silky, breezy off white button down that tied around the wrists. Everything about ...
maxie johnson16 days ago
Rain Skies and Blue Bows (Ch. 4)
"Kiss me and then run away. I'll be right behind you." Jeon sang as he strummed away on WildFlower. It was my turn to come up with lyrics. "When you catch me, baby, fly away. Spread your wings, take m...
maxie johnson16 days ago
That Should Be Me - Part 1 (Ch. 5)
For some reason I keep waking up before the sun. I'm not really an early bird, but I keep waking up at 4 o'clock. I'll get started on my day before finally getting sleepy again around 6:30. Climbing i...
maxie johnson17 days ago
Lost Stars in Acoustic Skies (Ch. 3)
"You always change keys at that part," Jeon laughed, frustrated at my consistent failure to stay on key. He clutched his acoustic tightly as we sat knee to knee on the park bench. He would never call ...
Dial Divine
Wake up. Brush hair, brush teeth. Make tea, eat breakfast, wash dishes. Feed cat. Watch the news. Work. Lunch. Dishes. Watch the news. Work. Dinner. Dishes. Feed the cat. Brush teeth. Brush hair. Go t...
J.J. Prouse18 days ago
Finals Week
God, what is that beeping? Ugh... never mind. Maybe if I ignore it Sawyer will turn it off... why is it still fucking beeping? I finally gain enough awareness to realize my alarm is what is making the...
Heavenly Johnson18 days ago
'The Excluded'
This story is told in the second person, and based on a COMPLETELY TRUE story. This is my story and future book. Enjoy. (Preview) You got accepted into your dream college and now you are heading towar...
Hannah Payne20 days ago
Late Night Snack
You roll over, hoping to see the alarm about to go off. Instead you see what felt like hours was actually only a few minutes. With a frustrated sigh you roll back over, knowing it'll only make things ...