Write a story about two friends who have a knack for understanding each other better than anyone else.
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“In the end, Friendship won...” by Rucha Pantoji
It's been 6 years since Kim left Manhattan. After the death of her parents in a car accident, she went to live with her grandma in Philadelphia. It wasn't too far for Kim to come and visit her old school friends, but she couldn't. She was too afraid to face that city who took her parents away from her. She was too afraid to face the beautiful memories she had with her parents in that city. She was trying to move on in her life and she was winning in all this moving on stuff. But the truth was...
“The Great Bunny Heist of '97” by Jessica C
It was summer. More specifically, it was the first summer we were truly free. We had graduated just a few days before, and now we were in limbo between childhood and adulthood. A cool, sweet smelling evening breeze hit my bare arms as I lay in the dewy grass of Fulton’s front yard. Beside me, Fulton sprawled listlessly, contemplating the starts. Trixie the old beagle howled mournfully from her back yard kennel. The David house loomed above us at the base of the mountain. Mr. David swore that it was ...
“Monarchs and Reveries” by Shannon White
It began in soft, smooth pulses that ebbed and flowed from the midsection of her back. Faint little blips so fluid in their transitions that she had to concentrate especially hard so as not to miss one. From the first vibration the knot in her chest began to untangle, her limbs unraveling of their own accord like a string on a hem that's just been pulled, its shredded thread detaching all the fixed pieces.She didn’t...
“Stop and See the Roses” by Addison Lowery
I don't know how my mother and her friend Amaya planned it, but they both found out they were going to have a child within a week. Looking through photos, I see they were excited; picking out matching baby outfits and nurseries, planning a baby shower together and all that. Father said that they had been inseparable since childhood and that they wanted us to be the same. We were born on the same day, December 13, in the same hospital. Dad says something went wrong though, with Amaya's labor process, since her baby died during birth. But I...
“Peanuts” by Unknown User
I had a dream last night. I was sixteen again, hunting the muskeg swamps around Blackduck in search of the huge white snowshoe hares that hide there. Peanuts was with me, sniffing his way through the brush and the saw grass, rooting out those giant rabbits that were easily as big as he. We were having a great time. I lost the dream, though, when the bed suddenly started to sag and jiggle as something climbed over the mattress, turned around three times and lay down. Peanuts hadn't done that in a...
“Waiting Game” by Shavon Evelyn
4:02, thirteen minutes before she gets off work. Countdown to my crazy check. Deena’s the only one who can tell me if I’m within bounds or totally off my freaking rocker. I do the same for her when needed, but lately the scales have been tipping heavily to my side. 4:04, why is the clock moving so doggone slow? Can’t sit in front of his house forever. But I need to know if he’s in there…with her. Two cars in the driveway. Lights are off. At le...
“QUARTET” by Deborah Mercer
QUARTETLucia and Patricia, who were generally known as Lulu and Trisha, though they weren’t necessarily the familiar versions they’d have chosen for themselves, had been best friends since the Reception Class in the mixed infants, as their local school was still known, though nobody could remember a time when it had been other than mixed. Their mothers, Sylvia and Gina, swore that THEY had always been best friends too, and it wasn’t quite true, and wasn’t quite true now, either, but there was no ...
“More than Barking” by Christine Hungerford
Astrid clomped down from the last step in the firetruck and then turned around to watch her best friend, Meteorite, descend and then hit the ugly beige and white speckled cement floor underneath the silver diamond-decorated stairs in front of Astrid and him. Once the firefighter and the Dalmatian were out of the firetruck together, she pattered tiredly but happily about the long day of shooting fire from two houses. When Meteorite l...
“The Haven” by Jenny Toupin
The sickening sweet September air was suffocating; it held the gravity of summer’s end. Junior year came and left so quickly, the thought of being in my final year of high school brought no feelings. Lethargy was my only company stepping through the double doors for my last first day. I used to be so concerned with having the best outfits, best hair, best makeup and the perfect friends and it was completely and utterly exhausting. Now it’s a miracle if I brush my curls all the way through and don’t give in to a messy bun. For once, I don’...
“Touching the sky” by Fran Tracey
‘It’s a sign.’Lucy pointed towards the white feather fluttering to the ground, narrowly avoiding Freya’s coffee and landing on the table. It rested for a moment or two, rocking gently. Both young women watched as a slight gust of wind lifted it up, carrying it onwards.‘It’s not a sign. It’s those two pigeons, up there, look, on the balcony. It’s biology. They’re, well, he’s ruffling her feathers, so to speak, and…’‘Too much information,’ Lucy said, holding up what could have been either a conciliatory or peremptory ...
“Music, Mochas and Maeve Cawley ” by Eoghan O' Connor
The quiet is the first thing I notice as I step outside. The air is cold, biting into my skin, causing a shiver to run up my spine. I rub my arms and exhale heavily, watching my breath mist up in front of me. Somewhere in the distance, a bird begins to chirp, a melodic tune, rising and falling with a steady rhythm. The neighbours’ Christmas lights have been left on overnight – they dance and flash beside me, an unnatural performance interrupting the quiet country morning. I turn my eye...
“Partners In Crime” by Chastity Rylan
Watching the two girls grow up together was the most rewarding thing that any parent could wish for their child. A partner through thick and thin. No matter what happens, they were going to see it to the end.Or so you would think -***The two girls met living across the street. Where one went they both went. Inseparable. Together they made it through all of elementary school and middle school. High school started getting more muddled.Particular things were starting to tear them apart. O...
“From Ashes” by Charlie Shields
Kensie opened his eyes. They were caked with yellow gunk, and his eyelashes stuck together. A strong hand gripped the back of his neck, lifting him up. “Drink,” a voice said. Kensie licked his dry lips and then drank from the offered cup, pale green and plastic. The liquid tasted weird, and he grimaced as it coated his mouth. “It’s got your vitamins.” Kensie turned toward the voice. He was groggy, his brain struggling to process the world around him. The voice belonged to a woman. She released his neck and sat...
“Mor(o)se” by Michelle Mitchell
We were five years old when it happened. I had been watching SpongeBob reruns on cable as I waited for June to get home from ballet practice. Mom was in the kitchen getting dinner ready when the phone rang. She let it ring, knowing it was a telemarketer. She got calls like that daily and she didn’t want to deal with it right now.“Ma, answer the phone.”I didn’t even look away from the TV but when the phone rang again, she answered on the first chime.“Yes, this is she. Yes, that’s my husband. Oh my god. I’m on my way.”<...
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