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Perpetuity Of Existence

By Cloud Strife

A short story about a place near where I live. We used to go up there every night and hang out. Weird things would always happen to us up there.

Short Story | Updated Jun 19, 2007 | Reads: 121 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

 THESE FOOLISH THINGS. by Terry Collett

THESE FOOLISH THINGS.

By Terry Collett

She doesn’t know why she hasn’t told him. Say she’d met this man at the meeting and that she and he went back to his place and had a drink or to and then, it sort of happened. But she can’t, because it isn’t true, not about a man anyway. It was a woman. She can...

Short Story | Updated Jun 18, 2007 | Reads: 141 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: betrayal, love, lust

TEMPTATIONS BEFORE TEA. by Terry Collett

TEMPTATIONS BEFORE TEA.

By Terry Collett

Mona and Lisa disrobe; cast their sodden clothes in the old bathtub. The downpour from the woods to home had soaked them as drowned kittens. The pond and fond memories to keep and hold. The kiss and cuddles and the explorations. Chill in bone and flesh. The shivers.

Short Story | Updated Jun 13, 2007 | Reads: 144 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: temptations, love

POLLY PUT THE KETTLE ON. by Terry Collett

POLLY PUT THE KETTLE ON.

By Terry Collett

Polly put the kettle on. Black kettle on the black hob. Black against the black and white of her uniform. Maid of the house. Servant of all. She put the kettle down carefully, not wanting to burn or scald as she did as a child

Short Story | Updated Jun 10, 2007 | Reads: 308 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: servants, work.

DROWNED KITTENS by Terry Collett

DROWNED KITTENS

By Terry Collett

Mona and Lisa reach the edge of the woods on their way back from the pond. Hours spent sitting, lying, kissing, caressing and talking. Now standing on the edge peering along the path, the heavens open. Rain pours. Heavy. Sound as well as sight of it.

Short Story | Updated Jun 10, 2007 | Reads: 133 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 0
Tags: girlhood, love, rain, laughter

MONA'S LAKE. by Terry Collett

MONA'S LAKE.

By Terry Collett

Mona and Lisa walk the path from the house that leads to the woods and pond. The sky is clear and warm; there is an excitement held in between them as their hands stay just out of reach from each other in case someone should be looking from the house. Walls have ears; windows have eyes, Mona muse...

Short Story | Updated Jun 9, 2007 | Reads: 128 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: love, girlhood

LISA'S DULL WAIT. by Terry Collett

LISA'S DULL WAIT.

By Terry Collett

Mrs Logan looks across at her daughter Lisa at the sink. There is a certain stance of Lisa’s that she knows signifies boredom. - You’ve not said a word since we got back from mass. What’s the matter with you? Lisa turns round and stares at her mother.

Short Story | Updated Jun 8, 2007 | Reads: 117 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: youth, and, moods, girlhood, love

MONA'S EARLY MORNING BLUES. by Terry Collett

MONA'S EARLY MORNING BLUES.

By Terry Collett

After Sunday morning mass, Mona walks to the bottom of the garden; stares at the fields and far off hills. She thinks of Lisa and the first kiss in the school gym on Friday; on seeing her in church at mass; outside the church when they walked along the road behind their parents. Couldn’t e...

Short Story | Updated Jun 7, 2007 | Reads: 108 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: love, youth

A MORNING OF PROMISES. by Terry Collett

A MORNING OF PROMISES.

By Terry Collett

Lisa stands in the milking shed staring at her father putting the shell and claws of the milking machine on one of the cows. She isn't thinking of the cow or her father; she's thinking of the kiss she planted on the lips of Mona Malloy the previous day in the gym changing room.

Short Story | Updated Jun 3, 2007 | Reads: 111 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: promises, childhood

JUST ANOTHER DULL DAY.

By Terry Collett

Mona sits by the window in her bedroom looking down at her daddy digging his plot. His strong shoulders heave as he lifts his spade; his broad head rises to face the bright morning sun. Downstairs she can hear her mother washing the dishes; singing above the din of the radio

Short Story | Updated Jun 2, 2007 | Reads: 112 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: memories, dull, day

BUS HOME. by Terry Collett

BUS HOME.

By Terry Collett

Mona sits by the window of the school bus peering out through the mist at the school looking for Lisa. She muses on the kiss in the gym changing room that morning; two more lately on the misted-covered playing fields; the way she was held; the touch of lips on lips, flesh on flesh; ashes to ashes...

Short Story | Updated Jun 1, 2007 | Reads: 120 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: paradise, lost, and, found.

A Hand In The Dark by lazlo3341

A Hand In The Dark

By lazlo3341

Wandering in utter darkness, nothing to stimulate any senses, until I sense a presence.

Short Story | Updated May 31, 2007 | Reads: 114 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Cameron & Desiree

By lazlo3341

Cameron meets an intriguing young woman while seeking shelter from the rain in a doorway.

Short Story | Updated May 31, 2007 | Reads: 122 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0

The Strangest Thing Happened To Me...

By lazlo3341

Returning to the hotel, I have to explain to Denny where I've been for the past 24 hours.

Short Story | Updated May 31, 2007 | Reads: 158 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0

MONA AND LISA.

By Terry Collett

Mona sits dressing in the gym changing room after PE. Lisa watches, her eyes on the white foot before the sock covers. Fine fingers, thin and delicate; how they pull over the white ankle sock. A glimpse of thigh, brief in passing.

Short Story | Updated May 31, 2007 | Reads: 135 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: kiss, new, horizons


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