Write a story about a relationship where one person is always running late and the other is constantly kept waiting.
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“When The Northern Lights Finally Reach You” by Courtney Stuart
I’m sorry, Noah, it reads on the back of the faded postcard he holds. It’s not safe here. Go home. I’ll catch you later. There’s no signature, not that Noah needs one. Not when he can find that familiar lopsided scrawl etched onto the left side of his soul. Not when he already knows he’s late. I’m sorry, Noah. It isn’t the first time he...
“Glitter and Milk” by Rhondalise Mitza
Lord Sparkle was eating his fourth bowl of glitter and milk when he realized he was choking. He coughed and coughed and choked some more before the stars in his eyes went dark and he fell to the cold kitchen floor."You were late again, Giovanna!" It was now nighttime and Lord Sparkle was glaring at his wife from where he lay almost asleep in his coffin. "You should be there when I die. I died again and you weren't there. You never are!"Giovanna twirled a long piece of hair around her pinky and yawned. "I'm sorry, Sparkie, th...
“Terrible Surprises” by Lynn Penny
Uteruses suck. That’s it, that’s basically the whole story. If you were to ask Kazi her most magnificent piece of wisdom, she would tell you this. They do beautiful things like creating humans from two cells into a whole baby! That’s like stuffing two balls of playdough together then ending up with Michelangelo’s David Statue, completely unrealistic. But the manner that they create them is torcher. An agonizing nine-month-long process that is so fragile it can’t handle any booze. Pregnancy is the ultimate party poop...
“The Booth” by Lindsey W
The small diner at the end of the street was open twenty-four hours. It had a bell over the door so every time a new customer walked in, it was annoyingly announced to the whole shop. But the people who dined there were used to it, maybe even enjoyed it. The food was usually flavorless and cold but there was always a homemade pie ready to be served, and hot coffee to be poured.Ding."How many today?" The waitress behind the counter asked as a girl, about twenty, walked in. She had on a bright green dress and her brow...
“Keep Me Waiting” by Raquel Rodriguez
Nishan sighed, massaging his temples with his thumbs. He wondered why it took so long for some people to get ready on important days. Especially his boyfriend, Zion, who took at least three hours to get ready. Nishan didn't really mind that Zion took years to get ready, but his family did. They were enthusiastic about meeting Zion since Nishan had been talking about him for weeks. Nishan took his phone from the...
“Can Never Say No” by Yvette Connie Achieng
Love is always on time. If this was always the case, Calvet would have been here 30 minutes ago. As to why, slow sipping on my drink while gazing at the sky reflecting the solemn abysmal of the stars with my hair being blown about by the wind, felt kind of relieving. Sort of took my mind off of things. It was a breathless night of tarry and silence had begun to creep in. Most normal people were inside their homes, you kno...
“Astrid” by Emily Hemmings
Originally designed in Japan in 2029, the initial spirit of the Tomodatchi-Bot was simple and noble: to provide comfort and companionship. The boxy units included an LED screen that would simulate emotions and basic conversation, and each and every one would conform its behaviors to the person who owned it, taking on a life of its own with enough socialization. The Tomodatchi was designed to alleviate some of the overpo...
“Love on time” by Ali May
I fell in love with you when I was eight years old. You had no clue whilst you braided my hair, sat on that old, round kitchen table, that you'd be sentencing yourself to a life of being the sole focus of my attention and the only occupant of my heart. You see, I fell in love with you at a time when girls are supposed to love boys, and boys are supposed to love girls. I knew this, so as time passed and our limbs stretche...
“FINALLY HE CAME.” by Irushi Shawindi
It was the beginning of a new year. I had to wake up and prepare something for breakfast myself. My friend Kelly, who was living with me in the same flat, was out to see her parents and she is spending the New Year with them. But I could not spend the New Year with my parents, because I never had parents. I was an orphan. But luckily my grandparents had decided to raise me. So I was able to live as a good child other tha...
“The Late Show” by Saranglogy R
I know if I look around, I will get disappointed. I heavily sighed and closed my eyes in the hope to see him. "He will come." I said to myself and patted my heart to slow down the fast beats. By gathering enough courage, I looked around to see the most important person in my life. I could see couples sitting happily with popcorns, and chitchatting nicely. My eyes wandered everywhere, and I co...
“Mayfield Square” by Aubrey Maria ✌
The sun rose early that morning shining its golden rays through the apartment window. Her eyes groggily peeled open in annoyance of her Saturday’s interruption. “Not the best way to wake up if you ask me,” she muttered to herself. Like every day, she pulled back the covers, stretched her arms out to the side then stepped out of bed trying to motivate herself for the day ahead. “Not enough sleep…” she murmured to herself. Just a week before, she promised to meet a long ago friend which she hadn’t seen since middle school. Time had a way of...
“For everything, there is a season” by Adah M.M
Time is a fleeting concept, it never waits for anyone, your person or issues doesn't concern it, it fulfills it's only mission which is to move and push the world to it's end. She had read on a website the various type of people who were wrapped in the veil called time, it had stated that they were humans who keep on pursuing time despite failing numerously, there were those who tire out and decide to accept their present destination as their final stop and they were the lucky ones, those who always had time by their side, they didn't hav...
“Don't Wait for Me” by Alethea Jimison
Charles watched impatiently as Nephthys applied her scarlet lipstick diligently. Her full lips looked delightfully plump as she blew a kiss to herself in the mirror. She looked flawless as usual in her black cocktail dress and long ebony cascading waves. Despite the incomparable beauty in front of him, Charles was apathetic as he stared at her glumly. He sat slumped in his room with his shirt disheveled ...
“Always waiting for him” by Annora Chen
“Hurry! We’re going to be late!” Jeremy shouted at Noah as both struggled to fight against the human current that refused to let them through. Giving up, they had to wait for the crowd to disperse at the side, panting for air. As Noah was trying to calm down, he felt a chill run down his spine, causing him to shiver uncontrollably. Rubbing his hands up and down his arms in an attempt to warm himself up, he slowly turned...
“The Unexpected Propose” by Harish S
Fed up of searching a job for 3 years, but still that is how everyone run in their life. Every time lending the hand for money is the most worst part of the life, following the passion is not that easier. whenever i get rejected i had a girl called Aishwarya to keep me up. As everyone knows a girl name with Aishwarya will have a nick name as Aishu. She is doing her masters in US. Since i started searching for job, i had ...
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