Write a story where a character runs into someone they’ve seen in their dreams, or enters a building they’ve dreamt about before.
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“between nightmares and dreams” by ᗩᗴᖇIᑎ ᖇᗴᗷᗴᑕᑕᗩ ✨🌈
“Nightmares are more convincing than dreams.”My nana once told me that. Six-year-old me laughed it off. How could they be, when I awaited nighttime to fly and save the world and eat candy? When no nightmares ever plagued my mind, and if my teddy bear did die in Dreamland (ah, the tragedies of elementary school), a night spent cuddling in my parent’s bed vanished the nightmare from my mind?She’d laugh at that too and say, “Okay, sweetie, good for you. But in the end, fear invokes more powerful emoti...
“Butterfly” by Lynn Penny
Cyra wasn’t sure of many things in their life. The concept of airplanes kept them up at night; the idea of calling someone millions of miles away always got them to stop and contemplate in the middle of coffee shops. Asides from that, there were a couple of things that Cyra knew were certain, such as the fact that pineapple did belong on pizza, gender was unworthy of their title, and that lovey-dovey anything was not their thing.At least, that was something Cyra was sure about.Their friends would...
“falling” by Amany Sayed
Every birthday candle, every loose eyelash, every star, every single 11:11 has been wasted on you. I just want to see you again. You don’t deserve it. It’s just practically muscle memory now. I clench my fist and hold my breath and just wish.I check the time before I go to bed and it’s 11:10.One blink later it’s 11:11.I turn out the lights, lie down, and close my hand tight. ~I dream about your face. We’re yelling at each other, but I can’t hear you or me and it’s just...
“Mora” by Marilena Pairi
No, god not again. My eyes snap open, interrupting once again my not so peaceful sleep. I know what is happening, it has happened countless times before, this one is no different. I am laying in my bed, my back is touching the soft mattress underneath me while my face can only look towards the white ceiling above me. My body is perfectly straight, like a yardstick, and I know for a fact that I didn’t slee...
“Dream Spirit” by Allie Mae Sakry
My ears rang at the sound of the scraping metal and squealing tires. The pain in my right arm was unbearable. I crawled out from the driver side of my car and struggled over to the other vehicle. The man inside was older, easily older than sixty. I tried my best to find his vein, any vein, to see if he still had a pulse. I couldn’t reach any place where I knew a vein was, and cursing myself for my lack of medical knowledge, I tried to pull him from his laying position across the two front seats of his old truck. My arm hurt too much, and ...
“The Man of My Dreams ” by Theresa Bhowan
TW: gun violence The figure just stood there, hovering, looming. His large stature hovering in the brightness that her eyes seemed to fight and protest against. The blurry haze engulfs and encompasses them. Louise is fighting against her senses and surroundings but nothing seems to make sense. Her movements seem uncontrolled, she can’t seem to get any part of herself to move according to her will. Then the figure draws closer and his face becomes crystal clear. It is a face she does not recognise but his features, strikingly...
“The Mind Game” by Eliza Entwistle
TW: mind control, mental manipulation In the beginning, you don't even know your name. Time passes, or seems to, but you can't mark any of it. You know you exist, but can't feel anything. You are always dizzy, dizzy, dizzy, and just want to rest. You can't remember anything, not who you are, or where you are, and the only constant is a dream you experience. You aren't sure it's a dream, because it's just like everything else, but it feels like it. In the dream, there's a door. It&rsquo...
“The Dream Demon” by Charlie Murphy
The slightly cool breeze blew on Audrey’s body as she walked Carrie.“Getting chilly out, huh, girl?”“Yeah, I like it.”“Me, too.""It’s invigorating!”“Yeah, look at us nude on a chilly September day!”“Well, it’s cool, but not chilly!”“Yeah.”Audrey continued walking Carrie on the sidewalk.“I gotta go,” Carrie said.“OK.” Audrey stopped next to a bank. Let’s go in here.” She opened the door and walked in.Carrie looked around. “Hey!”“What?”“I’m...
“Nomad” by Jon Casper
The summer rain thrummed on the rooftop in the charcoal twilight. A wall-clock tapped in syncopation with their quiet breaths in the early morning of the cabin. There was an occasional percussive pop from the dying fire, rounding out the familiar symphony.Winston Greer tightened his arms around the sleeping woman as they spooned under the stuffed quilt. Her mussed curls — their usual strawberry radiance dulled in the low light — tickled his lips as he breathed against her back. Scents of wood smoke and cedar mingled with...
“Mr No Name Devil” by Pahani Wijeratne
”Woah, where in the world am I?”I whispered in my child like astonishment.A tall figure, quite slender but not too skinny, I would say about half sliver and half white hair wearing fancy, not really elegant but not casual as well clothing. This ”man” walked up to me. His hands in his pockets, his wispy hair glowing in the immense darkness. His aqua blue eyes with a touch of caramelised brown. Didn’t come up to me at a fast pace, surely taking his time, unlike the encounters I’ve had with several other men. Middle school was, quite....
“LUCID DREAM_ The Unbroken Curse” by Chioma Benedict
LUCID DREAM: The Unbroken Curse PROLOGUE 1956 Arguments get closer Sounds get nearer and nearer A loud thud as Katharina, princess of Glenthrone approach the throne room in what looks like an argument between the great king of Erlgin and his son Prince Charles, her betroth and soon to be groom. Boom! Followed by a loud sound as the heated argument between the kin...
“Alternate Universes” by Sharna Young
June was flustered. She felt ashamed as she plonked her large, leather bag – dark berry, completely out of season for the summer – on the counter of the coffee shop, digging inside desperately for her purse. Her hands felt various keys, Cadence’s toys (perfect for when Cadence picked public transport as her place to have a meltdown), empty wrappers that should have been binned weeks ago. Feeling herself going red, she g...
“I Once Went to Heaven” by 𝔻okenai *
Warning: Contains suicidal thoughtsI once went to heaven.It felt like a soft, pastel yellow. It had a glow that you couldn't describe, no one could express it. It was so...Different So idyllic, no worries at all. I had always thought of coming here, a little trip that would last forever. I would only feel peace. Happiness. Everything I was missing on Earth. This met my expectations at an overwhelming level.And most important...
“The Dreams In The Morning” by DEACTIVATED ACCOUNT
I fish out my pen and halt, mind drowning somewhere. I notice that I’ve been looking at the mirror for a while now. Eyelids are getting too heavy to open properly. I look horrible. Overgrown hair and the wholesome look of two weeks of sleeplessness. No breathtaking beauty was there to begin with. The circles around my eyes are dark as charcoal. I turn away from inspecting my face, which looked as if the skin was shrinking and wrapping the skull, because I look ugly whether I know it or not.I shove my focus back to what I...
“Walk into Dreams” by Atheena Sarma
“Follow me.” the woman whispered in his ears and disappeared into the narrow hallway. As if in a trance, he followed her. She was wearing a white gown that flowed into the ground. She had golden earrings and a neckband that seemed to glow in the faint light from the torch she was carrying in her hand. Her wavy thick mass of hair, that reached her waist, swayed as she ran through the maze. She brought him to a large s...
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