Battery MendellIt was just about sundown in the Marin Headlands. Away on the horizon, the Farallon Islands were silhouetted against the sun; the breeze had fallen, the world holding its breath. Across the Golden Gate Bridge, glorious in the dying light, The City sparkled and hummed inaudibly.Battery Mendell7 hours ago in Stories & Vignettes More Like This
Kicking around the old bunker in the lengthening blue shadows, conversation had fallen into a lull, as well. Tired of scuffing pebbles with his shoe, Josh followed me down the crumbling concrete steps as I went to examine the heavy iron doors, rusted shut with the fog of a century.
“That’s where the Morlocks come out,” he said, jokingly.
Two things happened at once. The sun dipped in its final dive below the horizon, the last gold melting into the cold fingers of waiting fog on the western sea.
And in the empty warren of corridors riddling the mountain beneath us, we all simultaneously felt something wake up.
It was old. We knew that much. And we knew it was dreadful.
And it was comin
No, I'm Going To Be Spider-Man!I’m gonna try something different here because of the time constraints (I want to get this in before Halloween), so excuse how informal everything sounds. I was really on the fence about whether to make this a proper deviation or just a journal post. Since this story is entirely non-fiction and the narrator is 100% true-to-life me, I’m just not going to bother picking up my fancy purple quill.No, I'm Going To Be Spider-Man!19 hours ago in Stories & Vignettes More Like This
So, I was browsing around my favorite literature group here on dA, Nurturing-Narratives, founded by (the very talented) WriteRelease, trying to give much needed attention to some submissions that had no comments, and I came across a little story called “Tales of a Daycare Teacher #1” written by (the just
My story of us..My story of us..12 hours ago in Stories & Vignettes More Like This
ok so I have a story to tell and it stared twenty-two years ago.
I was seventeen and I was working in a diner in Peoria, a little 50's diner. nothing interesting ever happens, but I was working lunch rush that day. I never knew my life would change so much this day.
I was behind the counter and I hear the door open and I look up to see the most incredible man walked in, I was breathless! super tall and dark hair, in a buzz cut, like for the army, and the most amazing eyes! god I melted when we made eye contact. I sure as hell was not about to let him walk out without a chance to forget me! I was going to make sure I left an impression on him, I don't know what happened except I fell so hard for him with just on look, I knew then he would be mine!!
So without hesitation I walked to his table were he sat with his mom, and I talked to him, sharing a smile and a laugh or two; when I looked closely into to his eyes my heart stopped and skipped a beat. his ey