A Dusk's TaleIt was dusk when i closed the little white gate and took my way back home, as i used to.A Dusk's Tale23 hours ago in Short Stories
Then realized all traffic signs had disappeared.
That’s when i saw her: a woman with a torch. She handed the torch to me, saying: “Soon it’s gonna get very dark.”
“Thanx - i said - but i don’t feel like i’m gonna need a torch.”
“Can you guess who i am?”, the woman said.
“I’m afraid not”, i replied.
“I’m the one you saw when you passed out the other day.”
“You looked different, then...”, i said.
“I will look ever different - the woman said - unless you take the torch.”
“I won’t...”, began to say.
“Take the damn torch - the woman burst - do what you’re being told, for a change...”
Four leaves went falling out of nowhere, out of the blue.
“Ok - i said finally - i’m taking the torch.”
“So you’re saving the last dance fo
KeepMatthew’s POVKeep20 hours ago in Short Stories
“Alrighty!” Lucas chided, swinging his legs. He sat on the cement picnic table, sipping on a can of pink lemonade. I glanced over my shoulder at the restrooms in the distance, considering just pissing in the woods near our picnic spot for the sake of being near Lucas in case anything were to happen… This is a public place, and there are moms all around, so he should be fine. I leaned in and planted a kiss on his forehead, smiling slightly as he beamed up at me. “Now go pee before you wet yourself!” He giggled, and I smiled in return before sprinting off to the restrooms.
I glanced back over my shoulder maybe fifty times as I walked towards the small, cement building next to the lake. Lucas still sat, happily drinking his favorite drink, gazing off into the woods. Safe. I made my way in, glancing around. There was only one other guy in here, tall, definitely older than me. My stomach churned,