literature

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

Sharlene Alba4 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 marie4 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 Canales4 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 4 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 Dixon4 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 Julien4 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 H4 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 Legaspi5 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.5 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 Schulte5 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 Alba5 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...
Beverly Alvarez5 months ago
Pen and Scott
Her name is Pen. She's a quiet one, Pen. Doesn't like confrontation—with any gender. She's like one of those girls in the movies who have faded knee-length skirts, white socks, black loafers and a pin...
A Month
Her soul ached. Everything reminded her of him. It had been a month and day since he’d ended things, and only a couple days since she’d last talked to him. It hit her hard the day before. One month. I...
Julia Gay5 months ago
Today Will Be the Day
It’s weird to wake up in a usual room but feel anxious to the point where it seems as unfamiliar as a random stranger on the street. The off-white walls covered from head to toe with posters from ever...
Gisselle Canales5 months ago
Something More
I wake up from my peaceful slumber to the small amount of light coming through the curtains. I need to hurry up and get out of here before Tom wakes up. I carefully pry his arms off of my waist then g...
Maria Starakov5 months ago
WildTeenSeries (Pt. 4)
I wake up too early the next day feeling a bit strange. I start showering and getting ready to go to school as I hear my mother doing so as well. "Good morning, you beat me!" my mother says as she not...
Lauren Jane5 months ago
Under the Apple Tree
She stands underneath the apple tree just beyond the school yard. Her golden hair glistening in the sun and her long finger nails digging into her chest, as tears cascade down her arched cheekbones. H...
Maria Starakov5 months ago
WildTeenSeries (Pt. 3)
The first period arrives and Mrs. Tillman, our English teacher, has some exciting news as she reveals it on the dashboard. "Okay class, today has come and every one of you is to be part of the cast of...