literature

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

Joseph McCartney4 months ago
It's Not All Rainbows and Sunshine
John waited backstage, sipping on a half empty water bottle as the opening act finished up her set. He couldn’t tell whether the condensation or his nerves made his hands so damp. Somehow the anxiety ...
Hannah Payne4 months ago
Just Call Me Luc (Pt. 1)
Part One of Three
Jesse James4 months ago
The Girl Who Dances on Telephone Wire
It's almost 3 AM and I haven't cried or smoked at all tonight. Not willing to stand my non-blurred vision or my non-ashen lungs, I head outside to rebel against my own form. As much as I revel in the ...
Sharlene Alba4 months ago
Embers (Ch. 3)
ZANDER "So, Aunt Jesse, do you have a boyfriend?" Thea asked randomly as we continued to unpack all the boxes that arrived to our old farmhouse. Or should I say, newly renovated farmhouse. Mom made su...
SKYLERIZED 5 months ago
The Season of Selfishness 2: Through Devotion
Blades chopped through the air like machetes cutting through chaff. A chill hung in the air this December 18th. Light snow fell. The helicopter made its descent and touched down with grace and gentlen...
Sharlene Alba5 months ago
Embers (Ch. 2)
ZACH "Mami, I'm good... no really, I'm good... I'm taking all of my medications," I reassured my mother over the phone, just as Thea handed the two pills and a glass of water over to me and I downed i...
Marielle Sabbag5 months ago
The Moon
Last night the moon seemed to say something. What was I doing here, lying in this bed that wasn't mine? I dropped out of high school months ago and ditched home. This wasn't the way I wanted to live m...
Sharlene Alba5 months ago
Embers (Ch. 1)
GISELLE "Do you think they got on the wrong flight?" Freddy Alvarez, my uncle and guardian for all intents and purposes, asked the burning question and while it was possible for my cousins Zach, Zande...
lexus toye5 months ago
Piano Keys
The darkest day of my life happened many years ago, back when I was merely 19 years old. When I was young, I fell in love with a very talented musician. His name was Michael, and he truly did light up...
Emma Flint5 months ago
Morphine
A chill clung to the air, only broken in its intensity by the heat of their bodies. Beads of sweat rested on her brow as her eyes locked with his, a twinkle of mischief and desire gazing back at her. ...
Dial Divine
Wake up. Brush hair, brush teeth. Make tea, eat breakfast, wash dishes. Feed cat. Watch the news. Work. Lunch. Dishes. Watch the news. Work. Dinner. Dishes. Feed the cat. Brush teeth. Brush hair. Go t...
J.J. Prouse5 months ago
Finals Week
God, what is that beeping? Ugh... never mind. Maybe if I ignore it Sawyer will turn it off... why is it still fucking beeping? I finally gain enough awareness to realize my alarm is what is making the...
Heavenly Johnson5 months ago
'The Excluded'
This story is told in the second person, and based on a COMPLETELY TRUE story. This is my story and future book. Enjoy. (Preview) You got accepted into your dream college and now you are heading towar...
Hannah Payne5 months ago
Late Night Snack
You roll over, hoping to see the alarm about to go off. Instead you see what felt like hours was actually only a few minutes. With a frustrated sigh you roll back over, knowing it'll only make things ...
If Only He Knew
The moment was beautiful. Eddie and Stacey were sitting next to each other on the bench near the river bank. The sun had just set, creating an exuberant display of colors on the canvas that was the sk...
Chloe Gilholy5 months ago
Fishman Chapter One
I hear that drowning is the most pleasant way to die. I love the feel of the water, it makes you feel so weightless and free. Nobody can judge me down here. My name is Robert Fishman, some people call...
MementoMori 0_o5 months ago
The Untold Story of Shayna Tesla (Part 2)
Two hours down and one more to go. I can't wait to get off this plane, go home, and become the shut-in that I was meant to be. Charvi and Arabella are both asleep next to some random guy on the plane....
MementoMori 0_o5 months ago
The Untold Story of Shayna Tesla
It always takes forever and a half to get on an airplane. My family and I have just gotten to LAX, ready to finally go home and get some much needed rest and the plane gets delayed an hour. All I want...