Heavenly FireHeavenly Fire3 years ago in Haiku & Eastern More Like This
The sky, consumed by
a spectral conflagration;
embers glow briefly
before the night's rising tide
completely quenches the fire.
'IB' - Chapter Five'IB' - Chapter Five3 years ago in Horror More Like This
As Dib stood outside of his home, he couldn't help the overwhelming loneliness that washed over him. After the neighbours reaction, he highly doubted anyone would take him seriously. Not like they had taken him seriously before anyway.
On top of the extreme aloneness, the boy was feeling a massive amount of paranoia. His house had proven to be just as dangerous a place to be now, and after seeing how easily and quickly Zim could infiltrate it, he realized he would never feel at peace inside of it. He would always be looking around himself, checking to make sure he was truly alone.
Dib took only small, slow steps towards the house now, his eyes flicking everywhere as he scanned for any threats. He was quite jumpy now though, so when a small leaf flew by him he jumped backwards a step and let out a high pitched scream. He began to breathe rapidly until realizing it was just a leaf before taking a deep breath and staring forward again, his eyes continuing to scan his environm
Loki and I Know It (Sexy and I Know It parody) This is a parody of LMFAO's "Sexy and I Know It." I suggest playing the song while you read this.Loki and I Know It (Sexy and I Know It parody)3 years ago in Songs & Lyrics More Like This
When I strut on by, Fangirls be like "damn he's mine"
I step to the beat, Thor's thunder is totally sweet, yeah
This is how I roll, reindeer antlers outta control
Hu-mans were made to be ruled
Better watch out, 'cause Here I go, yo...
You'll Kneel before me
You'll Kneel before me
You'll Kneel before me
When I walk into Asgard,
This is what I see (okay)
All the Gods stop and they glare at me.
My skin is turning blue and I ain't afraid to show it-
(show it, show it, show it)
I'm Loki and I know it.
I'm Loki and I know it.
When I invade Earth, police just can't fight me off
and when I'm in Germany,
The Avengers just can't resist me. (what)
This is how I roll,
come on Iron Man
It's time to go.
I'm a film star, baby, don't be nervous.
Armor and cape, but I still get service.
You'll Kneel before me
You'll Kneel before me
You'll Kneel bef
it won't, i know that.Let me tell you a story. Let me paint you a picture.it won't, i know that.3 years ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This
It’s dark and I’m alone and the wind is howling and once upon a time, I might have made this sound poetic. I’m crying, but it’s not pretty. I’m crying and my nose is red and my hands are shaking and the cigarette is limp between my scarred, calloused fingers. I once might have made this sound pretty. I might have made it sound desirable. Did you want a high? All you had to do was touch my skin, to feel your way down my sweat-slicked hips. Did you want to get buzzed? You just had to soak in the passion like alcohol and let your mind go wild. I used to have nothing but chaos to offer. Now I just have memories – do you want to take them?
But you won’t. I know that. I paid the price and life paid me. Whatever I once had is gone and it’s been replaced with this shaking emptiness. I can no longer get drunk. I just get sad. I sit at broken pianos and think about the music they used to make, li
RomanoxWinged!Reader: Dropped from the Flock Pt. 1"Dudes! Who the hell is that?" America boomed, finding an injured girl on the world meeting table.RomanoxWinged!Reader: Dropped from the Flock Pt. 13 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
"I don't know, she fell from zhe sky during axis training." Germany says.
She groans a bit before getting up slowly, everyone backs away curiously.
She had (h/l) (h/c) hair, strangely dull (e/c) eyes, bandages were the only thing that covered her chest, and short ripped shorts.
She had two large 'things' on her back, which peeked America's curiosity.
"Hey what are those things?" he asks. She jumps back, startled by processing all the beautiful men surrounding her.
"You bloody git! They are obviously wings!" England growled, nearly face palming. The american's eyes widened, and he ran up to touch the extra appendage. She flinched and spread her wings slowly, painfully wincing doing so.
"Oh my god!" England frowns.
Her wings were large and beautiful, but battered. There were pure white, at least, under all the scratches and dirt. Oddly, the left wing's middle was completely gone and wrapped
I I hate myself.I3 years ago in Stories & Vignettes More Like This
I'm plain. I'm boring. I don't have any sexual appealing qualities.
Heck, I'm a C cup for goodness sakes.
I never went outside during the entirety of my middle school life. The only time I stepped outside was when I went to take my precious dog to go do his business and to go to school. If I went to the mall, it was rare. I had a tendency to lock myself in my room the minute I got home to read a book or to do homework. I sometimes studied when I had a test the next day and I barely ate because I never did anything to have my stomach weep for hunger.
I was lonely. I was depressed. I rarely ever smiled.
Geez, I was like a scary frowning clown.
The moment I entered mid-high, I only had a few friends. Those friends were entirely online.
Yes, I had a boyfriend. He was my childhood friend. He doesn't count, he's a boyfriend, and he's not someone I can go complain to about my girlish problems and fangirl about my many fandoms with.
FingertipsLoki was sitting in his cell moveless, silent. Trying not to think so much, but thinking was the only thing he could do now. His bandaged eyes covered himself in endless darkness.Fingertips3 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
The god even didn`t know if it was night or day. No light reached his eyes. How long has he already been there? He didn`t know. He lost all his feeling for time. His eyes became useless to him.
His bounded hands even didn`t allow him to raise his arms more than few centimenters and if that wouldn`t be enought, Odin had also bounded his feet to the ground. Forced the god to sit there in an unatural posture. Oh, how much Loki wished just to move his legs in a different position. But it was senseless. His whole body was useless to him now.
He already had tried to rip out the chains from the wall the very first time he was imprisoned. He screamed, yelled all the time. Threats and insulting came out of his mouth followed by beggings for mercy. But after a time he gave up. There seemed to be no one who was there to
Acta Est Fabula ~4~ [Dragon!Rome x Reader]“I was under the impression the Scion was going to be some all-powerful deity, not a human girl.”Acta Est Fabula ~4~ [Dragon!Rome x Reader]2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
“Shush! Looks can be deceiving! You’ve seen me, haven’t you?”
“Vladimir, you are a complete and utter fool.”
“And I adore you as well, Nikolai!”
I awoke to such voices speaking, my mind hazy and fuzzy as I tried to piece together what had happened. I remembered Romulus running off in a hurry to check something, and then...the boy. The strange boy who had seemed to instill a sickness in me. The one who had kidnapped me.
The one who had called me a Scion.
Instantly my eyes snapped open, expecting to see some sort of dungeon and chains wrapped around my limbs. However, instead of a dark and cold jail cell, I was completely shocked to find that I was actually resting in a very large and comfortable bed, the room around me quite lavish and cozy. There were two figures at the end of the bed, the ones I had heard speaking as I came to, a
Nekotalia!AmericaXReaderNekotalia!AmericaXReader3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Your alarm clock woke you with a start, startling you from your sleep. You hit the stop button with a smack and pulled the blankets off you, causing your still sleeping cat to be flung off the bed and giving it a jolt to reality. He emitted a yowl as he ran under a desk, hiding from the supposed danger. You looked in his direction and felt bad for him.
"I'm sorry, Alfred, I didn't mean to scare you. Come on out, nothing's here to scare you." You got off your bed and went over to your cat, picked him up gently, and placed him on the bed once more. You pat him on his head and left the room to get some food for you and your cat.
Your cat, Alfred, was a fat one, though very fluffy. He was mostly white, with the exception of poofy, brown, collar-like fur around his neck. Freckles lined his face, making it seem he has glasses. His meow was very odd, kind of like a laugh, but still not quite. Al ate almost anything, making him seem like your own personal vacuum cleaner, however he wouldn't ea
We Are All GoingThomas Edison's last words were:We Are All Going3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
It's very beautiful over there.
And Mr Barrie said: I can't sleep
Before he dreamed his way to Neverland.
And seventy-four years later,
When it was Mr Jobs' time to go
He said Oh wow, oh wow, oh wow
Before he left this world.
Let's go and see the other side
And touch the clouds with our lost lives.
But maybe there's just plain old darkness,
That's familiar even though it's cold.
Mr Darwin said he was not afraid,
And Ms Austen asked for nothing but it
The revolution that was Mr Marx said:
Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
And no they didn't, they never said enough.
You may never have known these names
Until my inky sentiments for their last words.
Just another jumble of letters on the list of the dead
Yet there's something wonderful in what they said.
When McKinley was shot
And didn't die for days
His wife screamed: I want to go too.
And he just said: We are all going.
I suppose Mr Edison was righ
Acta Est Fabula ~5~ [Dragon!Rome x Reader]How long it took for Romulus to fly from the Northlands back to an area where it was warm, I didn’t have a clue. The entire flight seemed like it had lasted an eternity yet it also felt like it had never happened. Perhaps it was because the shock of recent events had just numbed everything up, or maybe even because I just didn’t want to think about it. I couldn’t even remember when the icy, glacial regions of the Northlands had began to give way to green forests and running rivers and an explosion of earthy colors, rather than white everywhere. Either way, when Romulus at last landed somewhere warm, it was in an open meadow that seemed to go on forever.Acta Est Fabula ~5~ [Dragon!Rome x Reader]2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
“Finally,” Romulus grunted as I slowly slid off the dragon’s scaly leg. He snorted tiredly, digging his claws into the ground as he stretched his entire bronze body, looking down at me curiously. “You didn’t talk the entire way, (name). I’d like to know what happened now, if that
What You Learn From The Stars1. The stars are the greatest liars to ever exist.What You Learn From The Stars2 years ago in Stories & Vignettes More Like This
2. They will always remind you of him.
3. Your obsession starts when your cousin gets a telescope. He wants to be an astronaut. He shows you Orion. The two of you sit in the long summer grass with your necks tilted back and he tells you about flight and velocity, but all you know is gravity. The way it drags your limbs low. You listen and stare over the treeline and wonder why people are always trying to explain things instead of just letting them exist.
4. You buy a box of glow-in-the-dark star stickers. There are sheets, and there are thousands. You use an encyclopedia to look up star maps and painstakingly recreate the winter night sky in the northern hemisphere. Your fingers bleed from the pointy corners sticking under your nails but on stormy nights at least you still have the stars.
5. You learn about horoscopes, try to find your zodiac so you can know your f
Cow of the Wild - Chapter 2CHAPTER 2 I DARE YOUCow of the Wild - Chapter 23 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
"I think I'm going to claw my own eyes out, I'm so bored," Alari complained.
Midnight looked over from where she was leaping up at the ceiling of the den, snapping at roots and trying to pull them down.
"You should try this, Alari. It's kind of fun," she invited her friend.
Alari padded over and watched Midnight leap for the root again, her jaws snapping shut on air, her body falling back to the ground. Alari was highly unimpressed with this game, but gave it a try anyway.
Leaning low to the ground and bunching her muscles, then rocketing up at the root. When her face reached the ceiling she quickly snapped at the root, her teeth closing over it easily. Midnight laughed as she hung there by her teeth for a moment and then flopped to the ground when the root broke. The ceiling showered them all with a layer of light red dust. Midnight and Alari both doubled over in laughter while Bone paced nervously.
a quoi ca sert l'amourShe remembered that night better than he did. The way he was dressed, how he talked, what he ate, where he was stayingthe ring on his finger, fresh from January, and it shined under the dim light, her warning sign to stay away; a warning sign she took seriously and knew well. She kept the thought vigilant in her mind with every fidgeted rub to her own naked ringfinger under the table, the ghost of the engagement then and the marriage that never was. Her boyfriend beside her should've been reason enough to resist the obvious magnetism and subsequent temptation, but she found herself captivated by this man of her French homeland, who listened to every word she said with a rapt attention her boyfriend would never match. He kept conversation going. He asked questions and listened to her babbling answers. He made her feel special in a way that the Hollywood gift baskets and showering of flashing lights and Al Pacino and Entertainment Tonight couldn't replicate. He was real. He made hea quoi ca sert l'amour3 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Bones X Reader - Flesh and Bones (Chapter Five)The weather woke you up before Nyota did. She was going to wake you up for your shift at 2- but she wasn't here yet and the tent was shaking from the force of the heavy lightning storm that was threatening to knock over anything the sitebuilders had worked on.Bones X Reader - Flesh and Bones (Chapter Five)2 years ago in Romance More Like This
Part of you knew you should be scared by the loud cracks of thunder and torrential winds, however it was such common occurrence now that you'd begun to see it as an annoyance. The tent lit up with every flash, and through the angry grumbles of the sky you could hear Bones softly snoring in his sleep. He had wrapped his legs around the blankets and was turned onto his side with his face scrunched up and his mouth wide open.
You grinned down at him and carefully stepped over his legs, pulling the opening to the tent to one side and hissing as the bitter cold whipped at your face. You peered through the heavy rain and spotted a slim figure moving towards you- and upon realising it was Nyota you breathed a sigh of relief.
Helicase Helio and I were always sitting on the stairs, chatting about the lamina and occasionally making snide remarks about ribosomes. There wasn't much for us to do. Our job was to simply be, and let the RNA polymerase scribble down the letters on our foreheads when they came around every once in a while. Helio was a G, I was a C. It wasn't exactly fulfilling, I suppose. There wasn't much to be filled. So to pass the time, we talked.Helicase3 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
"You ever wonder?" Helio asked.
"About...well...what's out there." Helio and I were rooted to the stairs, quite happily, but it was awkward to move in. He kind of twisted in the general direction of the closest pore. "Out in the cytoplasm."
"I haven't," I admitted. "What's there to wonder about?"
"That's exactly the thing. I have no idea." Helio sighed, gazing into the distance. "Somehow it feels like we pl
Fear Not The Night - 02You quickly moved forward and slammed the door shut, locking it up tight before whipping around to look at Dave. He had pushed the girl off and was kneeling beside her, his hand hovering over her mouth.Fear Not The Night - 022 years ago in Romance More Like This
“Dave what the he-?”
“She's still breathing, so she's alive. And she's definitely human.”
He interrupted the beginning of your rant, pulling his hand back to rest on his knee. You gritted your teeth, guilt washing over you when you thought about how ready you were to leave her out there to die, but you shook it off. In this hellish nightmare you guys were living in it was either you or them, and you shouldn't feel fucking ashamed for just trying to survive, even if it meant innocent people died instead.
Well, maybe innocent. For all you knew she could be a psycho bitch who would slit your throat the minute she got a chance.
You knelt on the other side of the stranger's limp form, studying her. You noted a long scar that started under her left eye and ended halfwa
That One Apartment: Doc Scratch X Reader"Wha...t?" You question the air, as your vision remains blurred for a few moments after the awakening following your shortened slumber. You lay on the hard ground beneath your back for a moment, your vision deciding to level out now, so you stand, creating a new blanket of nausea.That One Apartment: Doc Scratch X Reader2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
After wobbling a bit, you steady yourself and rub your eyes free of the sleepiness that still lingers in them. You yawn and stretch, scanning the perimeter.
Ah, you're here. This place brings back some embarrassing memories... You were currently in your best friend's bright green apartment. Why he even fancied such a bright color, let alone brighten it, by any means. You dust off your jeans that you fell asleep in last night, and wander his large apartment in remembrance.
This was such a horrid day. You were scared of thunder and lighting, or any means of nature-produced electricity or menacing sound. It was a stupid fear, and you in the present agree with that. You were huddled near a corner, like
The EndThe EndThe End3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Through the matted haze
A silhouette, man or monster?
Are you there?
A trick of blackened mind?
You’d think my intended liberation cruelly selfish.
You’d ask -
What of the children? What of you? What of us?
These come as gifts to cling to.
I try to tell you.
I walk on the edge of an abyss.
But I am ignorant of it.
I am a fool to feel safe. A fool, unaware.
I walk for a while, and everything is okay.
There’s a path I follow, it leads straight, it seems wide.
The abyss always looms and I have to notice it.
It’s always waiting now. Always in the corner of my mind.
I trick myself sometimes into thinking it’s not there.
I distract myself along the path.
But one little stumble, the smallest of stones, and I am falling into it.
To start with I can catch myself, and drag myself back up.
Always I fall a little further.
Until one day I fall in completely.
I hit the depths and my body shatters.
The pain renders me incapable.
The darkness and fog
GirlsGirlsGirls3 years ago in Songs & Lyrics More Like This
This poem is for all the wonderful women, ladies, girls
And I think women actually may rule the world,
But humans of the female persuasion are more than pearls
They’re diamonds; critical to man and his kind, but if men do rule the Earth,
It’s probably a woman’s universe
And don’t let anyone tell you otherwise
The world is yours and you can do anything your heart desires
And to the stereotypes and prejudice, you ladies should throw to fire
You’re more than just a pretty face, an object of desire, or housewife
You’re not meant to just play with barbies or like pink, being into sports is more than fine
You’re far more than the exterior; you are the inside
You’re the soul and mind, the most important part of a human being
You’re more than a damsel in distress, you can be Katniss Everdeen
You can be the focus of the music that everyone sings
You can be the face of an entire nation, if you wanna be
If you apply