literature

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

"Make Way" Part Six: Love You
Nalani was working on a personal film about her mother, she spent a lot of time planning how she'd go about it, she was serious about this. The night she messaged Bray, she was watching videos from Yo...
Forever Without Her
There is great love in this world. I have seen it. It really does exist. However, true love it seems, is only found within few hearts. Odd, isn't it? Many think they love with all they have. What they...
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Paige Lett2 years ago
Before You
On the day my older sister Lauren turned one, my mother went into labor. Sixteen hours later, they had me. There are many pictures of Lauren and I together that day, and in all of them, she is wearing...
"Make Way" Part Five: Oh, Danny Boy
"I brought you something," Booner said, standing at his front door, handing over a Trader Joe's bag. Bray noticed a blue folded sweatshirt on the top of the bag, and he instantly knew exactly what it ...
"Make Way" Part Four: Signs
It was a night at the Fat Cat that started it all. The Fat Cat at seventy-fifth, Christopher street. Ping pong, pool, a game of spades, and live jazz performances. Bray had gone because this would be ...
"Make Way" Part Three: Star Stuff
It's been about a week since they last spoke. Bray was in his room, laying on his bed, speaking on the phone with a friend who'd just abruptly become a part of his life, again. The conversation was de...
"Make Way" Part One: This Happened.
She was eating what looked to be the smoke sage seitan burger or the beast-mode deluxe, but he couldn't tell. There was a weird thought in Bray's mind, he felt it. There was only the sound of Nalani c...
The Wild and the Free
“Run away with me, Betsey. We can start over somewhere new, away from my father and all his mischief.” John Carter III was holding onto Betsey’s bloody blistered hands as she was trembling. She had ju...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 32
A summer-like heat wave hit Paris at the beginning of May: a week of dry, heavy, and sultry days. At the height of this hot spell, Charles and Adèle opened up their swimming pool. With a pitcher of be...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 31
Gabriel checked over the time table at St. Lazare station; his train would not be boarding for another two hours. He could go and call upon his sister in the meantime, but the walk was too far. The ti...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 30
The first few days of April gave a balmy taste of the summer to come. Marianne opened her bay window to let in some of the cooler evening air. She sat down in the window seat and stroked Johnny’s back...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 29
Easter Sunday, 1934, fell up the first of April, which also happened to be a feast day known as April Fish. Mimi’s mail was filled with the usual Easter themed greeting cards depicting crosses, chicke...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 28
To a child who is afraid of the dark, a familiar place can be filled with hidden terrors when night falls and the lights are turned off. The child tosses and turns and hides under the covers. When the...
Stark Hunter2 years ago
"It's Cruel, Mickey"
The main hangout for the kids of Mavis street was the “El Mercado,” a mini-shopping plaza of little quaint shops located across the street from the Model Market, only a five-minute walk from those sma...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 27
Catharine finished up a letter in reply to one she had received from Agnès, who had sent it from Cairo, where they had arrived last week. They had taken the long way to Egypt, traveling through Italy ...
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Emily Gallerno2 years ago
The Unwanted Ones
Prologue I never thought I'd be the one out of my friends to do self-harm, I never thought I'd do drugs either... I couldn't bring myself to believe that I had turned out this way, from an innocent te...
Sofia Duarte2 years ago
Stardust
Can you even imagine what is like to fall from the sky and see the stars right in front of you? It was like an adventure, feeling your eyes fixed on mine. I was hoping that you had the same feeling, b...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 26
"January 29th 1915 My dearest Jamie, Papa and Mimi are well and send their love. Maman and Catharine are well. Little Marianne is unable to write, considering she is only three months old. It seems an...