literature

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

Alex TJ2 days ago
The Flame
His hand taps me twice on my left knee and then slides down to meet the other one in a clinch. He's leaning forward, staring at the ground, cigarette in one hand, not saying anything. But I hear. I he...
JC
Joshua Caleb3 days ago
Found
Deep clouds swirled over the city of Boston, not particularly threatening a storm, though just present enough to give the city a gloomy atmosphere. The city was usually bustling, yet today its streets...
Jane Poe10 days ago
The Cafe
My mom and I decided that we were going to take a little vacation to London. She didn’t want to fly across the sea but she did very well for someone who refused sleep medication. We arrived on a Tuesd...
Robyn Welbornea month ago
That Someone Else
“… but I have no ride home, Jasmine.” As I laid there in my bed, I was trying to convince myself to drift back off into my afternoon nap. I put Buddy on hold while I checked my phone; April 2014, 12:0...
Robyn Welbornea month ago
Where Am I?
...My pads have shown red from where I had walked; but still, they refused to turn black… ---------- Cold… so cold, it has been on one winter's eve night as Yachiru Hinamari travelled on foot to the n...
sarah noela month ago
I’ll Be Yours
- August, 1998 The banging in my head never stopped and the pain was becoming unbearable. It’s safe to say that I hadn’t slept in three nights. I stared at the smooth ceiling above us, noticing new ma...
Jared Smith2 months ago
Chapter 1
Chapter 1: Setup I lay down on my new bed, in my new room, in my new house, in a new town. Too many “news” for comfort. My parents have moved us to the big city. Population: 1,896,743. I have lived my...
Bruce Arnold II2 months ago
The Beginning
I stepped into the empty hospital room and took a seat near the window on the far side of the room. A hospital bed with several little machines around it sat in the center of the room, its mattress la...
Liana Carter2 months ago
A Night at the Fair
I am standing in the middle of a fair. I look around and I see the colors of the rainbow almost on everything, and flashing lights. I smell the turkey legs and the funnel cakes in the red and white ve...
Pascal SinClaire2 months ago
Painted Faces Behind Masks
"Great! Nice going, Dai, now you've really done it!" Miyia said, slapping the back of his head. He growled and turned to face our friends. "If she hadn't kissed him!" The tension was heightened and ev...
r. nuñez2 months ago
The Indian in Our Camp
Monday Morning, May 11, 1860 My name is Billy Thomas. I am 9-years-old. We’re leaving Santa Fe today, heading north and west. That’s what Pa said. He said there’s supposed to be land out there that a ...
Pascal SinClaire2 months ago
Parties Aren't Easy on the Eyes
As the light continued to blind us, a man with long and majestic black hair came toward us like a dark angel descending from the clouds. There was something about him that felt different; something I ...
'Last Christmas in Paris' Book Review - Spoilers Ahead!
Do you know those once in a lifetime love stories? Romeo & Juliet or The Great Gatsby or anything by John Green. Those stories that get you so invested in the love story and then completely destroy yo...
Naomi Barghiel2 months ago
Powered On
Alert: Happy 17th Birthday! Maybe this year people will post on your Facebook timeline more than that fake girl in your grade, Vanessa’s. You gained fifty more Facebook friends this month alone, but l...
Pascal SinClaire2 months ago
Rain Isn't Good for My Hair
Walking on a stormy day to a destination marked on a soaking wet paper that is almost illegible—what a great way to arrive at a party. "We should have taken the car and just left it half a mile back. ...
Jordyn Perez2 months ago
An Unexpected Love
Reece had arrived at the small café across his town after a fifteen minute drive. It wasn't long at all, which he was thankful for. It wasn't his first time playing at this café, so he wasn't as nervo...
Diana Sol2 months ago
Whole (Ch.1 Pt. 2)
*following Whole - chapter 1 - part 1* I didn't know how long I had been daydreaming, when a man came and sat on the bench opposite to mine. I glanced, a very quick look, just enough time to absorb ev...
Pete Sears2 months ago
My Experience
Today, I want to talk about something I don't tend to share with people. Most of you who are regular readers of my internet soap-boxes already know that there is an interest and an understanding of re...