Write about a character driving in the rain.
Posted in Fall on Oct 26, 2022
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“Storm on the Sea of Galilee” by S. Thomson
ㅤThe clock tower came into focus every few seconds, as the wipers cleared the water droplets from the windscreen. Callum could always tell from this spot, waiting at the traffic lights by the post office, whether he would be on time for school. He was going to be late today.ㅤA tapping sound came from somewhere to Callum’s left. He looked over and could make out the figure of a boy standing there. The blurry figure wiped the rain off a spot on the window, and mouthed, ‘can I get in?’, pointing at the empty passenger seat. Callum rec...
“The Ties That Bind Us” by Amanda Mayes
As she pressed the starter button, it began to rain. Lightly at first so that the wipers came on intermittently as she manoeuvred the car off the driveway. She was glad of the rain; it felt appropriate. She passed the lit windows of her neighbour’s house, cheerful through the watery dusk. She hadn’t said goodbye and felt a moment’s guilt. Perhaps she would write, later, when she was settled. Sara would understand...
“Disaster in the Rain” by Gabriella Powis
“Are we nearly there yet?” I asked my mum. She shook her head. “One hundred and twenty three... one hundred and twenty four... one hundred and twenty five...” I listened to my younger brother Adam counting droplets of rain on the window as we drove. I rolled my eyes. He was so annoying. I listened to the tyres screech as we stopped before the traffic lights. Puddles of rain splashed on the car. Dad grunted at the...
“A Good Deed” by Margarita Escobar
A GOOD DEED Pam turned off her computer and tidied up her desk. Heavy rain splattered the windows, strong winds bent the trees of the nearby park. As a legal assistant, she worked for a small family law firm. She didn’t bring home a substantial salary, but it paid the bills. Things were tight for her and Tommy, her- five-year-old son. After a messy divorce, she fo...
“The Coming Storm” by Amy L
It was only a matter of time before they discovered her missing. She pressed on the gas pedal forcefully to increase her speed. Glancing in her rearview mirror, she saw that so far, her escape had not been noticed. Escaping from quarantine was not what she had anticipated, after all, she knew the guidelines and followed them. When the masks had first started being implemented, she complied. When her coworker tested positive for the virus in the summer of 2020, she went and got tested, as required. Thankfully, the test came back negative.<...
“A new car” by Mike Steller
Ricky walked up and down the rows of cars. Today is the day he thought to himself I'm going to do it. I'm finally going to buy a new car. His old car had two hundred and fifty thousand miles. It was given to him as a graduation present so he could get back and forth to college. That was five years, and one hundred and sixty thousand miles ago. That poor car was on it's last leg. He had not been there for...
“In Search of Heaven's Door” by Swan Anderson
"Praise God from whom all blessings flow Praise Him all creatures here below...” The well-worn tune went round and round in her head as Joanna Fan peered through the wet windshield, the wipers slapping an irritating rhythm that didn't quite fit the music. Rippling sheets of water o...
“Silver Rain” by Hope Wells
Silver RainI think about the silver rain, or rather the season of the silver rain. When the miracles came. Definition of miracle:an extraordinary and welcome event that is not explicable by natural or scientific laws and is therefore attributed to a divine agency.Or:an unusual or wonderful event that is believed to be caused by the power of GodHowever, I will not speak of the secret things. T...
“Heart of the Ocean” by Victoria Bastoni
Sehira stalked through the streets of Albanore. Puddles of grimy water splashed beneath her feet, gummy mud squelching and sticking to her boots with each step. Every once in a while, a shadow shifted down an alleyway or around a corner, and each time her hand slid automatically to her waistline where her fingers brushed over the hilt of a hidden sword, tucked beneath her thick cloak. But it wasn’t street thugs she was i...
“See Past the Storm” by Elaine Eleri
Elin growled under her breath as the rain continued to pour relentlessly. It was as if the Universe was against her. First, a letter arrived to tell her that her grand-aunt had died and had left her a house at some obscure countryside. Then, as she was trying to navigate the unfamiliar road, she found herself lost—no thanks to the stranger who had given some vague and useless instruction under his breath. Her bad mood must have clouded her thoughts; she was better at making decisions than this. Going in the opposite direction would have b...
“Jasmine” by Hritesh Mishra
I stand at the garage entrance and look at the rain. Raindrops dripping from the shed fall a few inches ahead of my shoes. The first rain of the season can be acidic. I look down, wondering if it will burn my shoes. I scuff my foot on the ground in disdain. I've been a peacock in countless rains like this. Look at me now.I see Yash, my colleague, running towards me with a hand over his head. Rain has made grey polka dots on his white shirt. He curses the rain after he stops beneath the shed. I offer to drop him in my car. He excuse...
“The Coming Storm” by Christopher Smith
"May God have mercy on our souls" Were the last written words of Jeremiah Watts. "There is an approaching storm!" The ethereal voiced preacher said over the static filled radio. "Something the likes the world has ever known! You all that can hear my voice, you better repent!" His voice crackled with intensity as the rain outside the car continued to beat against the car, as if were trying to get ...
“Procrastination Kills” by Cart Wright
"Why do I always wait until the last minute to do anything?" James asked himself aloud while driving through the rain. It was midnight and James had just left work. James is 20 years old, a smaller guy, and not very athletic. James is the 4-12 manager at Wendy's and if he isn't at work then he spends most of his time playing video games and reading. It had just started to rain half an hour ago and was just a light rain but his windshield wipers were less than ideal. With less rubber on his wipers than an ultra-thin Trojan, they were causi...
“A Sudden Change of Weather” by Moshe Yisrael
Why won’t this rain let up? I can barely see the hood of my car let alone the ambulance. Baby, hold on, I’m coming! How are they able to navigate so fast in this downpour? They told me not to tailgate but if could just see, I’d probably beat them to the hospital. Unbelievable! It’s as if the sky has opened up. Baby, please hold on. This isn’t happening. Not now. Even though a decade has past, se...
“Nine-Thirty on a Rainy Tuesday” by F.D. Mack
On A Rainy Tuesday As I was leaving the bar downtown on a rainy Tuesday. When I got to my car I checked the dashboard and saw the time was 9:30 pm. It wasn’t as late as I thought, and so I smiled. As the rain poured down onto my windshield, obstructing my view I slowed down my speed so I wouldn’t hit anything. No one should have been on the road, but it didn’t matte...
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