Write a love story about an older couple who’ve been together since they were teenagers.
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“Golden Cheekbones and the Rising Sun ” by Molly Quinnell
I open my eyes. I am readying myself for the morning. A golden cheekbone lined by the rising sun, beautiful in its simplicity. I touch it, once, her skin warm under my fingers, a reminder of how alive we are. How young we are. We are teenagers. Our hands are clumsy, too big for our skinny limbs, not sure where to go or what to think. These hands hold pens, and books, and dr...
“Still Have Each Other” by Writer Maniac
You know that they are home even before the jangling keys can be heard. When your children look at you in wonder when you inevitably predict their appearance to the second, you just chuckle and run to kiss them.When your lips meet theirs, it is just like the first day you awkwardly locked lips, behind that big wall in the school ground. You didn’t know what to do with your hands, so you just left them hanging from your sides while they held your face with their hands and tried to kiss you on the mouth. You couldn’t talk ...
“The Sun and the Moon” by 【ↇ𝔸𝕂𝕆⇝𝔹𝔼𝔸ℝ 】
I lay the pink rose bud picnic blanket down, smoothing out every crease and crinkle. It has to be perfect for her- she deserves nothing less, even though I’ve rarely been able to give it to her, but today, I’m going to try. After all, she always tries for me, even after 56 years, 7 months, 2 weeks and 2 days since we were married. I smile at her, offer my hand, which she graciously accepts- thank God. I’m not sure what I would have done if she had declined. When she sat down, with the sun behind her, the wind in her hair and p...
“The Matchbreaker (Part Two) ” by Rhondalise Mitza
After school, Courtney blows off our plans for movie night for date night with Adrian. It’s not like I didn’t expect that, but it still hurts to hear her say it out loud. She’s mad at me for fighting with him, but she won’t say anything that makes him look bad. She won’t say, “Yeah, he’s rude and your snarky behavior in response was really appropriate!” I wish she remembered that time in third grade, where Adrian took his bucket of festival nacho cheese and poured it, orange and sticky and hot, on Courtney’s science fair project. I wish s...
“All the Days We Planted” by Ellie Yu
The rose falls. It pirouettes and spins through the frosty morning air like some tiny dancer cloaked in pink. Julia watches it touch the grass and settle there, almost peacefully, as if gravity is only a suggestion. She holds the rest of the bouquet closer to her chest. She wonders if this quiet graveyard should scare her, with its headstones carved from gray reaching up from the ground. Perhaps she s...
“I'll See You Next Week, Darling” by Henry Vinicio Valerio-Madriz
The first beams of the rising sun guide him. Step by step he goes; walking slowly, no rush. He’s contemplating the spring greenest grass like the perfect carpet; the new shapes of the trees that invite their friends (birds and squirrels) to come back and to stay; the colors of the new flowers whose natural perfumes call colorful butterflies and fast hummingbirds to have their best banquet. His moderate walking allows him to watch everything in slow motion, to genuinely notice and appreciate this world’s detai...
“Post-It Notes” by Benji Bobo ©
I still remember all the foolish things I had done when I was younger. And if I forget, I can always go back to my room and look at the wall I covered in small pieces of square paper with an untidy scrawl. When I was fifteen, the age I was when I went to high school, I had spent most of the summer break hogging the family computer to myself and searching things up like, how to be funny, or how to be cool, or how to look ...
“Grow Old Along With Me Pt. I” by Stevie B
I was holding her hand when she passed. Since I’d never seen anyone die, I hadn’t been sure what to expect. Perhaps I thought her death would be preceded by a long sigh or some kind of final death rattle. Maybe I was supposed to see some aura or light emanating and escaping from the body I’d cherished all these years. She certainly wasn’t confused nor disoriented in her ending moments. The last w...
“The story of an old couple” by Sudhanshu Shekhar
1.Christmas gift to a boy and girlOnce upon a time there was a boy whose age was 14 years old. His name was Timba and his sister name was Drikshika. She was elder than the boy Timba. It was the time of Christmas Eve. Everyone were enjoying the festive season. All the people of Tale city were celebrating the Christmas Eve silently and lovingly. So the father and mother of Timba and Drikshika was happy and it came the Santa Claus on the occasion of...
“red lipstick day” by Amany Sayed
Blue eyes, blue as the sea Blue eyes that can’t even see “How’s the sky looking?”Liraz puffed the smoke from her mouth and looked up, taking in the colors and stars.“It’s a good night. Color’s a dark, midnight blue.”“How blue?”“Remember the one blanket we used to have? Same blue, but imagine it speckled with stars.”Her lipstick was dark, dark red, and the cigar in her hand was almost out. She took a breath of night air before taking another inhale of ashes ...
“Love Remains” by Daniel R. Hayes
The stars were shining bright in the night sky as Henry and Edith Wilson shared a cup of tea on their back porch. Their hearts were filled with joy as they watched their ten year old Granddaughter run around the yard trying to catch lighting bugs with an old mason jar. Their old farmhouse home on Rosemary Lane was the envy of the neighborhood with perfectly trimmed grass, flower beds that looked like a blessing from Hea...
“Clyde and Tammy” by Michael Boquet
"Happy anniversary, my love.""Happy anniversary to you too. Oh, Clyde. Can you believe we've been married for fifty years?""Of course I believe it, Tammy. I've loved you since the first time I saw you.""Tell me the story of the first time we met, Clyde.""You've heard it so many times. You really want me to tell it again?""Please, dear. I love the way you tell it.""You had just moved to town and were driving to your aunt's house. Som...
“Watching the Sunset with You” by Jasey Lovegood
Watching the Sunset With YouI had never really understood love until I met Griffin. Falling in love was never in my life plan until I met him. All my life, I had believed love was overrated. My parents had never had the best relationship, and if there was chemistry between them, it was long gone. I didn’t know what to expect when it came to relationships. I met Griffin the day my friends invited me to meet up at a park. It was the talk of my group for weeks.“Aubrey,” My friend, Tessa had sa...
“Warmest Hearts ❤️” by The Manticore
It was blizzarding again and Seb was worried. He woke up at one in the morning (without needing to go to the bathroom, for once) and stood in front of the glimmering window with his hands in his pockets, head down, lips folded underneath his teeth. Berean rolled over off her silently pulsing SmartPillow; her head smacked the mattress and she opened her eyes. It was white outside. That was the only way to describe it. It was pure, burning whi...
“Just Yet” by David G.
Shaker Heights, OH, 1968 and Gaithersburg, MD, 2020 “Don’t go just yet,” she whispered into his ear. “I’m not ready to be without you.”Her head rested on his bare chest, still narrow and smooth with youth. She ran her fingers along his stomach, toward the top edge of the blanket, which lay loosely around his waist. She sniffled as a tear fell from her cheek. He gently stroked her thick, wavy brown hair, the nape of her neck, the space between her shoulder blades. A slim slant of light from the...
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