Start or end your story with someone saying “You’ll never know unless you try.”
Posted in Dialogue on Oct 25, 2022
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“ You’ll never know unless you try.” by Jesper Jee
“You’ll never know unless you try.”Her eyes were as blue as the ocean behind her. As I stared into them I half wondered if someone was playing a trick on me. Like if someone had put a cardboard image of Sarah in front of me, with the eyeholes cut out. The waves rolled in over my toes, it felt nice but did little to wash my doubts away. As the water retracted all that left was the ground beneath my feet. ”What do you say?”, she continued, excited and sparkly. ”You should just go for it! It will be fun...
“There Is No Try” by Brian G
“You’ll never know unless you try.” Mike’s mom said as she stood folding laundry at the kitchen table. “There’s lots of things I’ll never know, even if I do try.” Pleased with his quick response, Mike smiled and started for the hallway. His mom thrust a pile of folded tee shirts into his chest. “Think about it and don’t just leave those shirts sitting on top of the dresser.” Mike knew his mom was right. But he also knew that if he gave in now, it would feel like he...
““You’ll Never Know Until You Try”” by RRadical66 6
Start or end your story with someone saying “You’ll never know unless you try.” — —-Part One— —— Inspiration—--- “You’ll never know unless you try.” The absolute most cléche sentence that ever left my dads’ mouths. Of course they would say that. They were both incredibly successful, each owning a tech company with a net worth of at least 3 million. ...
“Saving a Road Trip” by Donna Smith
Danni stood in the driveway of her rented house, surveying her handywork. Packing for a road trip was one of her specialties. She learned from her mother that squaring away the basics needed for such a trip was the key to being able to enjoy the trip itself. All of the back seats in her SUV were folded down and on one side there were stacked tubbies holding essentials such as food, cooking and eating utensils, clothes, i...
“God is manic” by B A S
“I wonder what it would take to live your life hypomanic all the time,” I pondered openly as I smoked a cigarette gazing out from the fence clad balcony with a cup of coffee sitting next to me and John sitting across the table. “Would that be good?” John asked without moving his gaze from the brick wall behind me. “That would be great, wouldn’t it? I mean think about it, hypomanic all the time, all that energy all the time.”“All the misery too,” he added and looked at me with...
“Lightning strikes” by Alise Hart
“You'll never know unless you try,” said Zoe. The sentence played over and over again in Katie’s mind. This incredibly intense pressure to take action and to take it now as if her very life depended on it. It was more than a pull. It was as though her very soul demanded it. Was she ever going to get this thought out of her mind? How had her life gone so suddenly into another dimension? She d...
“The piano lovers” by A .
I met Clara two years ago; we had a great friendship; we shared a lot of common interests and hobbies. She is the most inspiring, enthusiastic person I have ever known. On weekends we would always sit by the edge of the street and we would start talking endlessly about our biggest dreams and desires. We had rules for these talks; we didn’t just randomly rant. We talk as if we are already c...
“The Tide can be Broken” by Patricia Infanzón-Rodríguez
“You never know unless you try,” he spoke, ripping away her attention from the massive metal contraption on the water before them. She saw how he comfortably stood beside her, unintrusive yet making himself fully present to her attentions. “What do you mean?” She answered the stranger, unwilling to slip out apprehension. It was how she had managed to buy the boarding pass for the...
“A Daughter's Work” by LaKeisha Hart
*Sensitive Content* Language, Violence, Mental Health The room was stark white and as cold in feeling as it was in temperature. Cass Pierce sat in one of the only three black metal chairs that surrounded a large wood-top, metal framed table. The room was a medium-sized space, but looked smaller, with the large table at its center. The room was windowless, mirror-less, colorless, and gave her the p...
“Fall into Ashes” by Mason Smith
It had been nearly a year. 10 months ago, a life full of promise and hope, had ended abruptly. Not a physical life…but a shared one. A life with another person. People say that when a relationship ends, it can feel similar to the grief someone feels when mourning a loved one who has passed. A void. One that persists…unsure of when that cavity will be filled, if ever. That’s how it was for Phoenix. Phoen...
“Pierre from Paris” by Pooh Chudalla
“You’ll never know unless you try,” Pierre said to me as I stood up stretching to moan about how we were never going to finish folding and taping together the paper elephant head. A few weeks ago, we had gone to BHV Marais on a lazy Sunday morning for some window shopping, and being a long-time victim of impulse, I’d insisted we buy a pink foldable paper elephant head (I’d waved away the store clerk who ...
“Blame the Composer” by Bevanny M
I recognize the song within seconds. The few measly notes that reach my ears are all it takes for me to relive every moment of the last two months. I try to blink away the memories, but his eyes burn into me with each flash of darkness. I could so easily skip this song and move onto the next one in my queue, but it doesn’t feel right. Despite everything carried in the haunting lyrics that once felt so sweet and...
“Baseball Parenting” by Teresa McCoy
Baseball Parenting The idiom “giving it the old college try” was adopted into the American language in the early 1920’s. The phrase expresses the notion of persistence and determination to achieve a goal even when the odds of success are not in one’s favor or are out of one’s control. What better application fits the institution of parenthood? It is the spot-on idiom regarding the effort of rearing chi...
“An Ordinary existense” by Sana Jaron
"Start" , that's the most difficult word i have ever heard in my life. When you look from outside, its perfect. but, every person has their on difficulties and here is mine or even hard to get through it. I was born in a middle class family, only one sibling, everything was easy since my childhood like....well... my father is well off and mother is a housewife. Me and...
“Confession Blues” by Trevor Lorance
This story contains adult themes of sexual acts. She threw her head back dramatically, a visual indicator to no one in the government filing cabinet attempting to pass as an office, of the game of fourth dimensional chess being played in her mind. Every question and every possible answer had been considered. They call it game theory; she read a few articles about it. Moves and countermoves. ...
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