literature

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

Jenna Malin14 days ago
It Might Be Love
He brought the glass of whiskey and Coke to his lips, gulping down the last of it along with the undeserved guilt threatening to resurface. He eyed the reflecting light on the crystal glass, pondering...
Mallory Kane17 days ago
Cheap Wine
Bullseye. His eyes squinted, result of a grin big enough to reveal teeth whiter than my pointy pumps before guiding another dart into the board. He was tan, built, and confident enough. He had a sort ...
Kyle Agawin22 days ago
The Bachelor Party (Part 2)
Making her feel more desire for him. They both loved teasing their partner, whoever it was. They loved going through the pain of waiting 'til they wanted and needed the reward, making it that much mor...
Alexis Lindberg23 days ago
The Idealists Anonymous Meeting
The hoodies covering everyone's faces as they filed through the door to the community center's basement gave most who came across it a wary feeling about what went on in there every Wednesday night. O...
Marie xo2 months ago
The Moon King
Laura sat by her window looking up at the sparkly night sky, she wished she could be closer to him. She wanted to combine herself with him so badly she was willing to do whatever it took just to breat...
Diary of a Dying Girl (Pt. 3)
YOU'RE NOT WHO YOU SAY YOU ARE. I wonder if you know just how willing she is to do whatever you say, and if you do, that makes me fear your impending future with her even more. In the beginning, every...
Diary of a Dying Girl (Pt. 2)
YOU SAID "YES" TOO QUICKLY. "He proposed." I thought you were joking when you sent that text. My body knew you were serious before my brain did because I started shaking. My palms were sweaty and if I...
Sharlene Alba2 months ago
Embers (Ch. 13)
GISELLE I chose the worst possible time to try and quit alcohol, weed, and cigarettes. The party I was hosting at the old welding factory had grown in body count within the last hour and I had no idea...
ariana marie2 months ago
Chapter 1: Today
I looked at the clock near the wall impatiently. The book in my hand felt pretty irrelevant; I’d read the same page over and over since I’ve sat down. I slam the book shut and began to pace. Where is ...
Gisselle Canales2 months ago
My Fighter
I didn't want to, but I had to do it. I got a roommate. I love living alone and the idea of my apartment being my hideout from the whole world. But because I want to work part-time so I can focus on s...
Mikah Moore 2 months ago
Why?
I gazed up at the twilight sky above, and the winds began to wisp the leaves up towards the sky from under my feet. The branches from the trees around me began to whistle and started to crumble to the...
Saffron Dixon2 months ago
The Forest
I’m in the forest. A cool, windless, lushly green forest consisting of moss-dappled earth and towering trees bearing a canopy of branches, so long and entwined only the faintest trace of sun filters t...
Sofia Julien2 months ago
Coffee
It was strange to sit up in a bed, the smell the coffee coming from the kitchen, and I realize I wasn’t the first person up. I liked the idea of a hot cup of coffee waiting for me downstairs, but for ...
Amanda H2 months ago
Unbidden Truth
"What?" The words didn't seem to sink in, they seemed to pass over her and never really settle. She refused to believe it, maybe that was why. Jennifer flashed a smile, mischief and gloating glinting ...
Christian Legaspi3 months ago
Tommy and Tiffany: A Love They Give
"There she is. She's pretty," said Tommy. "Eww. Gross. What are you talking about?" replied Billy. Tommy and Billy were playing in the park one day, playing with their toy cars on the plastic asphalt ...
Kenzie K.3 months ago
Grief
Cheap whiskey splashed into a slightly less than sparkling tumbler. The glass met the table with uncertainty and a wobble. Then it came back up again to meet the slurring lips of a woman whose eyes we...
Katelynn Schulte3 months ago
Leave It to Them
All my life, it was very evident that I was the technical theatre queen, not the singing goddess. I knew this because of just how ordinary I had always been. There are plenty of things about me specif...
Sharlene Alba3 months ago
Embers: Chapter 12
ZANDER The board full of signing sheets for the junior class was in disarray. Covered in signatures for sports and drama, art and music electives and other after school activities. I was having a slig...