Write a story that starts with two characters saying goodbye.
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“A Gamble” by D. Holmes
The chance of you breaking up with me right now is 19.67%.That’s lower than the chance of a long-distance relationship failing but higher than the chance of rolling doubles on two dice.We stand around awkwardly. This is the last time I’ll see you for an undetermined amount of time, as if you’re just another high school friend that I lost touch with after graduation. We spent the whole day together but now that you’re leaving, all I can think of are questions, not goodbyes. In some ways...
“Love is in the air ❤❣” by Harshini Jivaratnam
“Goodbye, Elise”“Goodbye, James”I saw her walked off with tears streaming down her cheeks. I also can’t bear the thought of leaving her and I just stood there watching her leaving the airport. The airport was filled with lots of passengers arriving from flights or going to catch a flight. Although the airport was crowded and noisy, my eyes was still on the blond-haired woman who had just shattered my heart and walked away.Then, to my surprise, Elise turned around.“I almost forgot”. She jogged back to me, handed...
“The Rose Garden” by 𝐋𝐢𝐳𝐳𝐢𝐞 𝐀𝐥𝐢𝐳𝐚
Even though it had been going on for such a long time, I still couldn’t help but marvel at what was happening before me. At who was standing before me. But somehow, even after all of this, I couldn’t bring myself to think that I would’ve wanted my life to be any different. He stared at me sadly, anguish clear in his crystal blue eyes. He gazed into my eyes for a while longer, until he softly raised his hand to my face, gently caressing my cheek. “Goodbye,” he whispered. Tears formed in my eyes, spilling over as I tr...
“The Big Bad Bully” by Lynn Penny
People love to throw around the concept that ‘one never knows when they say goodbye to someone for the last time’ and pretend that they are so philosophical.“Do you have your lunch packed? Did you get breakfast? Do you have your homework in your bag?”People say it, but do they really take it seriously? Do they treat every goodbye as if it were there last?“Yes, yes, and yes, Dad. I’ve got everything good to go.”No. They don’t.“An...
“A Personal Twist On La Llorona” by 𝔸. Triangle
“Goodbye”, I whisper, watching the color drain from her face. A small flurry of bubbles escapes her lips as if she was trying to wish me farewell too before she finally stops struggling. I happily remove my hands from where they were clasped around her neck.I step back from the river as I stare at my children’s faces, all of them float aimlessly in the looking clear-glass water, hair clouding glassy rolled back eyes. I smile as I take my youngest in my arms and stroke her long blond hair.“You are my sunshine, my only sunshin...
“Definitely NOT Love At First Sight” by BRoOkE HAs A COwBoY HAt
"Bye! Let the door hit you on the way out!"I yelled. "Bye, Vic,"Hunter stated. I watched from the living room as Hunter walked away and out the front door. "Mom! Why is that Hunter guy always here?"Cadence called. I walked upstairs and into Cadence's room. "I've told you, C. He wants to marry me, and he's been asking for years now. But every time I say no because no one can replace the wonderful man your father was,"I replied. Cadence nodded and put the book down that she had been reading. "Can you ask Bebe a...
“ “Saying goodbye – Sushant and Anika “” by Alkaa Sharma
“Saying goodbye – Sushant and Anika ““Goodbye “ – is a very heartbreaking word. Its not easy to say Goodbye, but as they say “every cloud has a silver lining” same way Goodbyes also have something “good “ about them. Sushant and Anika were two such lovers. They had met at a coaching institute and it was a love at first sight for Sushant. Sushant greatly adored Anika. Thoug...
“Hello ” by Anna K Firth
You wrap strands of hair through your fingers and pull as hard as you can. You do it in the bathroom and then come out, and she’s been doing it too, and you’re both crying. Crying because it’s the right thing to do when you’re saying goodbye. After three days together you’re tired of her and ready to go home and she feels the same and you both know it and don’t care, but still, you have to cry. “I’ll e-mail you,” she says, and you smile and don’t say anything because she doesn’t mean to lie. You never hear ...
“GOODBYE ” by Agnes Ajadi
Marissa turned to face him with teary eyeballs. She tried hard to prevent the tears from splitting but just couldn’t. She watched him keenly. He had turned misty-eyed also, but he was doing a greater job at stopping it from splitting than she was.“Goodbye”, she said at last, then turned to leave.With pains and deep sorrow, he whispered “Goodbye”. He watched her go, then turned away his head. He took out his handkerchief and rubbed something wet on his cheeks while he walked away faster, and faster.&nbs...
“A Sunflower” by Alby Carter
The dark shadow clouded around my figure again, but it was getting weaker. I no longer succumbed to her menacing voice, as I had for much too long. Her perfectly chiseled cheeks beckoned me, but I was getting stronger. I might not outlast the spirit that had trapped me for so long, but I had a different focus now.I smiled the most genuine smile that I'd had in a long time. The spirit had no control over my emotions.“Goodbye,” I whispered, without the slightest hint of regret in my tone.
“Other Side” by Corey Melin
James wiped the tear away from Renea’s eye as she looked up at him with a sorrowful look. “Why do you have to leave?” she whispered to him. “We have spoken about this before,” he replied, caressing her cheek. “You know this has to be done, and I have been picked to go. I have a good chance to help the other side.” “You might get hurt. I might not see you again. I would hope they would send someone else. Please stay here,” she plead...
“As The Clock Struck Zero” by Arya Preston
An artless merlot. Vigilant in its nature as it stained the sterile carpet with child-like innocence while panic seethed into the air, besmirching the lungs of many aboard. It wasn't the violent jolts nor the abrupt descents that frightened her, but rather the frenzied roars of horrified men and women who pushed and shoved along the slender aisle towards their supposed saviour. Fear plagued her thoughts as she sank into the stiff seat. Her daughter squirmed against her strong grasp, babbling along to a nursery rhyme...
“Retail Therapy ” by Daniella Cressman
Allison stood at the doorway, looking back at Will. Her heart sunk. She wished tears would roll down her cheeks. At least then she would feel something, but they refused to. She felt stiff, her own body refusing to move, paralyzed. Her emotions numb. “Goodbye,” she muttered, begging herself internally not to fall back into Will’s arms on dreary nights, when there was no one to talk to except for the moon. “I love you.” “I don’t want anything, Allison.” He didn’t bothe...
“The Come Down ” by Deidra Whitt Lovegren
As usual, my father stalked into the room, quickly scanning assorted relatives for the most suitable person with whom to trouble himself. Taking inventory of the stock and trade in the claustrophobic meeting room at Winston’s Funeral Home & Crematory, I felt his slate eyes gloss over me, registering nothing on his end but vague disappointment and mild contempt. The feeling was mutual.At 40 years old, I still met his steely grey eyes with unblinking icy blue ones. My mother’s eyes. The only difference between her eye...
“The hardest Goodbye” by Varsha R
"Goodbye my dear," said a woman with tears filled in her eyes. She was the one who really cared about me. She was the one who loved me more than anyone else."Goodbye mom," I said standing at the entrance of my house. I completed my schooling at Porur, a small town in Tamil Nadu. And I wanted my graduation to be done in a city. I took up this decision because of two reasons. The first reason is that my town doesn't provide much facility for higher education. So I had to shift elsewhere. The other reason was that I had to relieve my ...
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