Write a story about somebody reminiscing on an event that happened many summers ago.
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“Summer” by Catherine Githui
Are you ready? Katya just stared at her. She immediately started thinking about her job. How cool is it that you get paid to listen? She would love that kind of job. Then she remembered that she is a terrible listener. He had made her a terrible listener. She just couldn’t stomach the thought of listening to him. That option was definitely out of the table. “Katya!” she called out to her. She was startled back to reality...
“Metamorphosis ” by Christina Marie
Caterpillars rained from the sky that summer. The sticky, squishy, hairy creatures destroyed trees and suffocated crops, crept up legs and crawled down necks. The lettuce in our garden fell victim to their hunger and the cornstalks wilted under their weight. They survived the heat. They persevered through rain. They gripped on to life with astonishing strength against the constant threat o...
“That Time of Year” by Shannon McCumber
“The most beautiful part is, I wasn’t even looking when I found you.” - Atticus ~~~The heat of the day still clings to the air, radiating off the pavement below. The sun has slowly made its way throughout the sky, only a couple more hours of sunlight left. The harsh winds changed to a gentle breeze, allowing the sweet smell of nature to flow around us. The harmonious melody of birds chirping filled my ears as I leaned back in my chair, and glanced at my husband, Bl...
“Promises” by Elia Christensen
Last summer, I wrecked my life and took others'. I never wanted to, but somehow, life has its way of messing with you, torching you. And watching my 5-year-old sister die before my eyes were the cruellest trick the world could play on me. And yet it was my fault. I can still remember her small body, life fading.***I say nothing, gawking into the empty face of my sister. My sister that I love so much; my favourite person in the world. It must have been hours sitting next to Carrie, but I refuse to leave. Someone has tried...
“Gourmet” by Kendall Defoe
Well, welcome on board… You here for the summer? Cool… I’ve been on for three years now and it ain’t so bad on the night shifts. You get people who are chilled out and there’s less to clean up. Actually the best time to be here; just don’t say anything to anyone about it. Keep that a secret. We don't want to let too many people know about it. So, this is it. The Palace. Don’t really know who thought of the name. Think it was a v...
“Midsummer Memories” by Ida Stokbaek
It’s the longest day of the year. The turning point, where the night is as far away as it’s ever going to be. Tomorrow, it will be a little closer. Then it’ll start to win back territory. Only those territories that are eternally disputed, the hours that can be either light or dark.I’m alone, watching the raindrops fall past my window, remembering past summers. This is my 31st summer, though I don’t remember the earliest ones. The most recent ones were filled with pandemics, parenting and labouring to pay bill...
“The story of keesh” by Hasini Mada
KEESH lived long summers ago on the rim of the polar sea, was the head man of his village through many and prosperous years, and died full of honors with his name on the lips of men. And the winter darkness, when the north gales make their long sweep across the ice-pack, and the air is filled with flying white, and no man may venture forth, is the chosen time for the telling of how Keesh, from the poorest IGLOO in the vi...
“a summer kidnapping” by Clinton Siegle
Recently t’is come to my attention that I have been kidnapped. When I wrote about this and no one cared a long, long time ago I felt disappointed. After all, most of the people I wrote to owed me for this is this or that is that. What can I, am single-footed single eyed pirate, a poet a writer in Bolivia do for such a wide and wild assortment of people? I was and am who I always will be. A personality like now you will k...
“No Regrets.” by Consistently Lost
Twas A Summer Night before a Saturday, And all through the House,Were my family on their devices, and eating take out,Where was I? I was up high,Out on the roof, Setting up for the night's sky,For nothing special, just to peer into spaceBut light pollution proved it to be a waste."NICK?" My mother called from down below,"I'm up here" I yelled back, "My phone's not working, come fix that"
“Summer of The Dancing Rabbits” by Sam Seabolt
My dreams were filled with the smell of frying bacon. My eyelids fluttered, my mouth watered, I cracked open my sleepy eyelids, breathing in deeply, frying bacon again filled my nose, stretching and yawning I poked my brother, Donnie, in the ribs’. “Wake up stupid, Grandma’s cooking breakfast” the only response was another snore. I sat up slowly, rubbing the sleep from my eye...
“It Gets Worse” by Lexi Meyer
"No. Absolutely not. We're not going to Disney World over the summer." Rachel shook her head, seriousness overtaking her features. "Why not? It's the happiest place on Earth!" I teased. "It absolutely is not. I want to go on vacation with you and spend summer together, but that's not going to happen if we got to Disney World. I refuse." "What did Disney World do to you?"
“Driving Lessons ” by Raha Inouye
I was in the middle of my driver’s test last week when out of the blue the examiner asked me about hazard perception. I must have seemed confused, which is not a good look when you’re trying to pass a test. Name the potential hazards, he said, getting a little impatient. What are some of the things that can go wrong? I’d just turned into an empty residential street neatly lined with colourful, pretty houses that all looked different but somehow still looked the same. I couldn’t imagine anything ever going wrong on a...
“Summer Ghost Etiquette ” by Kiki Shanae
Just like every other summer days, My Family and I stayed in my late grandmother's summer house, It was located at the top of a hill in the beautiful Ireland. The house was beautifully decorated, the Renaissance interior beautifully depicted the calmness yet somehow luxury of being able to have a peace of mind in this summer house, away from the busy streets of the city. As much as I hated repetitively coming back here every summer, this place held a special place in my heart. "Theo, You wanna come? We're gonna expl...
“Summer of Nostalgia” by Korrupted Poet
The June sunshine was splitting the rocks of the beach on what would be the hottest day of the year and the longest day in June.There was alot of families and tourist at the beach to soak up the sun and go for a swim before cooling of with a ice cream later.There was chatter all around the smell of fish and chip filled the air along with the sea salt of the calm sea that shone like glass when the sun rays hit it the waves were soft and calm like the flow of a water fountain.The sky was...
“The Adventures of Ghost and Purp” by Ash Greene
----------------------------------------------------------------TW (also spoiler to the year of life I describe): drug abuse, suicide---------------------------------------------------------------- As I look at the sunset, surrounded by people that I love and who love me back, I can’t help but to think back on the events that lead me here. How the universe gave me the worst year of my life to force me to where I...
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