utting my toes in the ocean with the wind in my hair and the heavy scent of salt in the air P
nd if not then a crystal clear lake with cabins and joy all around A
ural roads with mile upon mile of fresh blacktop and not a car in sight R
strong wind during twilight bringing the fresh smell of a coming storm A
ark night under the stars, friends to either side sharing stories and jokes D
cy cold in contrast to a bright sun reflecting off a virgin snowfall I
urreally painted skies at the beach, good tunes on the radio, watching the sun sink slowly off stage west S
veryone should occasionally go to their special place to recharge their soul in their own … E
Acrostic Poem, Inspirational | Tagged
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n army to the east and another to the west A
hat made his position in the middle very problematic T
he command had told him to flee and save as many of his troops as he could T
nd that was tempting, but this was the small town his wife had grown up in A
ouldn’t leave her family and friends to become at most a footnote in history C
nowing it was futile, he gave the order to charge. Maybe it would give them enough time to escape. K
Acrostic Poem, Horror, story | Tagged
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atching the sun make its escape as it sinks beneath the horizon W
verything becomes more magical in that twilight moment E
nippets and whispers of other realms peek from beyond the veil S
hat opportunity sets as darkness brings down the curtain T
Acrostic Poem, life, nature, Whimsical | Tagged
beneath, beyond, brings, curtain, darkness, down, escape, horizon, magical, moment, oppertunity, peek, realms, sinks, snippets, sun, twilight, veil, watching, west, whispers |
I stood in the middle of the ruined city and wondered if there were any survivors. I had been in the mountains when my cell phone suddenly didn’t have any signal. I didn’t care then. It was part of the reason I love hiking the Adirondacks.
I figured when I drove to the gas station after my hike that I would check in with my roommate, but there had been still no signal. The gas station had been empty. The place was open, but no one was home. Hell, the lights didn’t work.
I drove empty roads all the way back to my dorm, but I didn’t meet another moving car. Hell, I didn’t see another human.
Now I stand here and wonder if I was the last person here on Earth.
I begin to hear a rumble from the west.
I am filled with fear.
I run but I…
150 Word Story, short story, story | Tagged
Adirondacks, cell, fear, gas, hike, lights, phone, rumble, signal, west |