literature

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

Arrow X8 months ago
Nata
Part 1 “It's time to go. Are you ready?” I half jumped and lifted my head to see my mother standing in front of me, handing me my lunch. “Ma, it’s ok. I can make or buy something as soon as I get ther...
Sharlene Alba8 months ago
Embers: Chapter 9
ZANDER Giselle's birthday party had brought in more people than I figured she wanted to attend. I didn't find it surprising that she had found a way to sneak out for some air. It took me a bit to find...
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Tuvden 8 months ago
Tony’s Feelings
This school didn’t give the students the privilege of choosing their own subjects, for freshmen and sophomore years at least. The school was changing its systems according to the new programme they in...
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Lin The Creator8 months ago
Crushing
Marie closed her locker and there stood watching Jack and Anna. She stood there as her books tried to escape as she watched them laughing and talking. The sound of the bell made Marie jump and the boo...
SKYLERIZED 8 months ago
The Pressed Penny
Lines stretched around the store at this time. It was 10 o’clock in the morning in the Shepherd’s Emporium in Wilmington, Delaware. D’Vonte Sinclair waited in line just a few moments before he reached...
Harriet Christabel8 months ago
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...
SKYLERIZED 8 months 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 Hatfield8 months 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 Alba8 months 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 Dennerlein8 months 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...
Cierra Harkness8 months 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 Alba8 months 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...
Lesley Anne Armour9 months ago
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 Hatfield9 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 Alba9 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 Hatfield9 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 Newton9 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 Kris9 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...