literature

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

Gisselle Canales4 months ago
A Rose for You
Another hard day at work and also another day for sadness to hit me. Because of that is why I'm right now walking in the rain. I walk to my job since my apartment is nearby. Whenever it rains it makes...
Ang creatz 4 months ago
I Love You, but I'm Not in Love
I saw her from afar and thought - WOW! she's beautiful! He said hello, and I said hey. the exchange of greetings become more common and less formal. At first I didn't think anything of it, I mean who ...
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Alice Fletcher4 months ago
Motorcyles and Coffee (Chapter 1)
The first day of my first semester at Columbia State, and I was already beginning to regret my "new school year" resolution to finally, once and for all, kick my caffeine addiction. Allegedly, caffein...
Dylan Dames4 months ago
How to Live Hardly—Part Two
Two mornings later, I wake up to my mom calling me upstairs. I live in the basement of our house, which is nothing like people think. I’d tell someone I live in a basement, but they don’t know I mean ...
Dylan Dames4 months ago
How to Live Hardly
I stare at the fog on my front and passenger windows. I want so bad to roll them down and back up, but I know the fog would just collect again and I’d be more annoyed. Stupid condensation. Peering ahe...
Maddy Vinkle4 months ago
Fix You
I've lived in L.A. for six months. It's been a big change, considering I come from a small town in Connecticut. I phone my sister Claire up because we promised each other we'd go to the next Beauty an...
Jessica McGibbon4 months ago
The Last Drink
Jacob Moore sat in the corner of “The Lionheart Pub,” a dingy low-lighted place where people usually ended up when they were at their lowest. He sat there and thought about what had brought him to thi...
Sharlene Alba5 months ago
Petrichor: The Finale
DANIEL Spending three months in rehab without seeing my friends and family was one of the hardest thing I think I've ever done. At least I got something good out of it. The counselors all claimed addi...
Devin Eggins5 months ago
The Kids They Forgot
A dull lecture given by an even duller teacher filled the air and the ears of the bored students in the classroom. Some dozed off while others listened to music on their phones. Others were too busy c...
Sharlene Alba5 months ago
Petrichor: Chapter 14
MARLEY "You about done here? We have a dinner to go to," Michael's reminder weighed heavy on me, as I packed up my camera into my bag and turned off the lights in my office at the magazine. Sales had ...
Sharlene Alba5 months ago
Petrichor: Chapter 12
MARLEY Chili's Grill was the perfect place to relax after work and I thought it'd be a good idea for Michael and Danny to join Jesse and I for dinner. It took me about thirty minutes of nagging to con...
Sharlene Alba5 months ago
Petrichor: Chapter 13
SERENA Walls, floors, roofs and windows. Put all of it in a blender and you got yourself a home. For some people, home wasn't a place, it was a person. An embrace or a touch that made you feel safe an...
Kate O'Callaghan5 months ago
Shh! (Extended Story)
"Percy?" Madeline squawked, her voice echoing through the apartment. "Yes, dear?" Percy answered back. "I can't find my shoes!" "I expect that they have stayed in the place where you put them down." "...
Sierra Lynn5 months ago
London Bridge, 1927
London, England. 1927. She stood staring forward at the bridge that stand in front of her. The lights on each of the posts made the freshly rained pavement glisten. This sight was breathtaking, one sh...
Sharlene Alba5 months ago
Petrichor: Chapter 11
MICHAEL Who knew we'd be attending a funeral once we got back from our honeymoon. Pablo Martin had been cutting our hair since we were kids and although I hadn't been to his shop in years, it was stil...
Hattie Murdock5 months ago
Finding the Silence
Red. Everything within a 10ft radius of the dirt road was covered in a thick layer of red dust, including the piece of shit car that somehow qualified as my 16th birthday present. It felt like I’d bee...
T B.W5 months ago
Alone
Lunch was different today. I tried to savor what I viewed as my last lunch meal. Mozzarella sticks and potato balls on Wednesdays. So much for a good meal, I thought to myself as I pushed around the p...
Sharlene Alba5 months ago
Petrichor: Chapter 10
SERENA The universe had a twisted sense of humor when it came to Daniel and I. We could be tied to trees in the middle of a storm and still find a way to spring ourselves loose, and find each other ju...