literature

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Five Books About Relationships
I often struggle to pin down what exactly my favourite types of book are (so don't ask!), but one theme I'll often come back to in my reading is that of relationships. Whether it be between couples or...
Gabey Baby23 days ago
The Grocery Store: The Saga Continues (Pt. 6)
I used to love to drive, but now, I think that I might just live with my parents for the rest of my life because I don’t even want to move out. I don’t see how any of my siblings mustered up the energ...
SKYLERIZED 23 days ago
To Not Weep and Repent
As the masses in Newark, Delaware trudged through the snow, a grayness colored the sky in the late afternoon. Smells of chicken broth from the soup kitchens arose just as quickly. Everyone looked down...
LR Hatfield25 days ago
Christmas Homecoming (Pt. 3)
Bryson opened the gate and I walked through and over to his truck. I put the tailgate down and sat on it. I didn’t want him to think that I would go anywhere with him. I wanted to stay where dad could...
Sharlene Albaa month ago
Embers (Ch. 8)
ZACH "INCOMING!" Thea shouted as she ran to my side when we saw Mom's Mustang pull up outside of Dad's shop. I was surprised she hadn't sold it before we left for South America but it still looked in ...
Gabi Dennerleina month ago
Torn Between Two
It was the middle of the football season and the Flywood Seagulls were four to one. The score was 29-28 and the Seagulls were losing to the Retrievers in the fourth quarter. So far the game had been v...
Gabey Babya month ago
I Like Me Better When I Am with You (Pt. 4)
It has been two weeks and I am still thinking about him! I want to get this boy out of my head, but it feels my brain is disagreeing with me! “Gab! Get up and start your day!” my mom yelled from downs...
Cierra Harknessa month ago
Juvenile
"Look, John, I know you want her to stay simply because she needs a home, but I don't want her here, alright? I don't care if she's our daughter's friend. I don't care if she has no family. I want her...
Sharlene Albaa month ago
Embers (Ch. 7)
GISELLE I was bored. So much so, that I wasn't even enjoying the oral transaction Miguel Duran, the head of Uncle Freddy's farm help, was giving me at the moment. He was older, in his early 30s, and m...
Winter Is Coming
The last of the golden leaves had fallen. The sun cruelly shone golden, piercing Mari’s eyes with no warmth to penetrate her fleece layers as she hiked up to her cottage on the hill. Blinded she shiel...
LR Hatfield2 months ago
Christmas Homecoming (Pt. 2)
Descending the steps, I stepped right in front of Bryson. I was so close to him, I could feel his breath on my face. My insides were eating me up as I spoke. “Bryson, why should I give you the time of...
Sharlene Alba2 months ago
Embers (Ch. 6)
ZANDER "What the hell would you two do without me?" Thea's question was the first thing to greet us the moment she stepped inside. Her scrunched up angry face followed next as she handed me Zach's pil...
LR Hatfield2 months ago
Christmas Homecoming
The snow blanketed the pastures alongside the highway as I drove home. It looked white and pure. The next thought that ran through my mind was, but all things white get dirty. This is my first time go...
Lara Newton2 months ago
Violet Chronicles Pt. 1
September 17th Dear Violet, I was the first to arrive in my university flat this morning. There were five other rooms that were separated by, what I found out later that night, very thin walls. I stoo...
Kris Kris2 months ago
I Love You—Love, Me
Dana was sitting in her Biology class. Life at Jefferson High was not horrible, but then again, it is high school. She wasn't the most popular junior girl, but she wasn't a loser either, an in-between...
Oracle :)2 months ago
The New Girl
I haven't really written anything for fun, like, ever. I have so many fantastical ideas and scenarios I would think would be interesting to play out. I found Vocal and immediately thought it could hel...
Sharlene Alba2 months ago
Embers (Ch. 5)
ZACH I spent most of my childhood with my eyes closed. Now that I could finally keep them open on my own, I wanted to see what else the world had to offer. That included taking in some vitamin D under...
November Breezes; She Remembers
The sun rises over the parking lot at Wal-Mart; announcing its presence with an array of oranges, reds and yellows. Seagulls flying overhead, in spite of the cold, causing you to wonder if they even k...