Write a story titled ‘The Locked Door.’
Posted in Dark on Oct 26, 2022
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“The Locked Door” by Nandini Prakash
Kiddo and I were sitting in our attic room prattling excitedly about nothing. We do that a lot. It is our thing. Kiddo is my brother. He’s five and I’m eight. He thinks he can catch up and race me to ten. He’s silly like that, but he’s my best friend. We are happy, just the two of us getting lost in the myriad of worlds that we create.
“The Locked Door” by Ruby Bishop
Megan had no reason to believe she’d ever end up bloody and beaten in an ambulance speeding down the freeway. But here she was. Her head pounded and every slight bump of the vehicle only caused more pain to shoot through her battered body. She would cry but found the tears couldn’t escape through her swollen eyes. It’s not the first time he’d beaten her, but it was the first time he’d called the ambula...
“The Locked Door” by Katharine Widdows
Mysteries had been presenting themselves to me since I was a child. So, I was hardly surprised when I found one in Mrs Pardon’s attic. And I didn’t intend to attempt solving this one either. The door to my imagination was firmly locked.‘Just bring down my old globe, no need to bother with anything else, Love.’ She’d croaked from her wheelchair as she fingered the black and white picture of her long-lost love. ‘Harry used to tell me about all the places he’d been. You know, in the army and such. Maybe it’ll jog my memory....
“The Locked Door” by Hamzah Malik
Note to reader: This short story is about mental health issues, and creates allegories and metaphors to help explain how difficult these challenges can be. Having struggled myself, I've tried to approach this sensitively, while creating a story that is engaging and interesting to read. If anyone reading this needs mental health support, please seek help - no one is ever alone. I pac...
“The Locked Door” by John K Adams
TW: Emotional struggles. Meredith stared out the window while Trevor bustled about the kitchen preparing to leave. “More coffee?” he asked while refilling her cup. She didn’t respond. “I’m going now. I won’t be late. Anything else?” “What time?” “I’ll stop by the ‘Door’ and then I’ll be home.” She reached for her coffee. “The door… Bye…” Trevor left the apartment in si...
“The Locked Door” by I Legalles
It is always cold in this world of ours. The sky is clear in the late hours of the night; and yet, somehow, the morning never ceases to bring snow. I do like the snow, I do. But there are times that I selfishly can not help myself from dreaming of summer. Heat, sun, sand–it seems like a fantasy, I know. But once, just once, I want to know what warmth is like. There are other ways to know warmth besides daily t...
“The Locked Door” by James Grasham
Luthar stared at himself in the mirror in the corner of the squires’ quarters. The dim light from the torches gave him a warm orange glow, a stark contrast to his usually pale complexion. He could see the change that had happened in him since he last slept in this room, his shoulders were broad and muscular, gone were his ribs, replaced with thick muscle and fine sprouting hairs. Three years of travelling and carrying sw...
“The Locked Door ” by Stefanie Grace
The Locked Door There once was a curious little boy who was an absolute delight to be in the company of. Eyes so bright they outshine the sky and a smile so wide and contagious it’d make grumpy Uncle Bob crack a grin. Young in age and young in spirit, he sought out adv...
“The Locked Door” by Tiffany Morse
The Locked Door “No!” Kelly screamed as she kicked her attacker in the face, bloodying his mouth. He had been lying in wait for her and attacked her from the backseat of her car as she got in the driver’s seat. He has jammed a syringe full of something into her neck before she had opened the door and stumbled out of the car. Stay awake, even...
“The Locked Door” by Kathryn Gabrielle
A Short Viginette In Four Scenes``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````THE CHARACTERSRene: a charming, sophisticated Parisienne man , who frequents Le Fouquet’s, and enjoys watching people go by. He is wealthy, and loves to look at the mirror a lot, and enjoys all the good things life has to offer. It is all good.Gaby: A young, innocent, raven-haired, Parisienne woman, who only lives only a few blocks from Rene, but the two...
“The Locked Door” by Chris Rohe
I sit here in demanding patience as my father taught me and his father taught him! Exclaimed Cris from the corner of his bed. He, bent over a writing desk, quill in hand, paper unfolded before him, and a dram of ink near the corner of the parchment. Ink dribbled across the face of parchment as if a nervous servant had handed the pen to his weak shaking hand.Did I not tell you, to handle my quill with the must utmost carefulness? Cris questioned. His head nestled into ...
“The Keyhole. ” by Shelby Buchko
I pressed my face against the cool metal of the door knob attached to the overly large door in my bedroom. There was a rather large key hole in this particular door knob, so it was easy to look out of. I peered out, listening carefully for any footsteps as I did. I was never able to see much, but it was refreshing to know whether or not they were coming. Straight across from the keyhole was the recliner my father sat in ...
“ The Locked Door” by Philip Ebuluofor
My younger sister penny can be described as an introvert and timid. She doesn’t have any known friends as she matures into a young lady of . Some of her known friends had either been married and relocated or travelled abroad. She has turned into what I considers quasi-maid living with our aging mother. She foresees for the cleaning of the hou...
“The Locked Door” by Ken Davey
Five people are in a locked room. There are no windows and no means of escape. In the room is a round table with six chairs. On the table is a telephone. There is nothing else in the room. ‘Well, I suppose we should introduce ourselves. I’m Ned. I’m a salesman and I have no idea how I came to be in this locked room.’ ‘Hi, Ned. I’m Joe and like you, I don’t know how I got here either. Oh, yes, I’m a car me...
“The Locked Door” by Dhruv Srivastava
“So, what’s next for you?” The reporter’s gray eyes shone in the bright camera light and seemed to pierce through to her subject’s soul. “I mean, you’ve sold art worth millions, you’ve been philanthropic… You even have your own wing at some museums around the world. Are you going to keep painting, even at this age?”It took her subject everything he had to muster up a response. After thirty seconds, he frowned and muttered, “I… I don’t know. I will keep painting.”“And can you support the claims that the motif of a locked door...
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