Write a story that begins with someone's popsicle melting.
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“Popsicle Break” by Natalie Strawbridge
Everything was terrible today, but what set him over the edge wasn’t the heat, or the constant repetition, or the know-it-all juniors and seniors. No, he held it together, right up until the popsicle slid off its stick and plopped onto the bleacher below him, melting immediately into a red puddle, oozing like fresh blood. He stared at it for a moment, and then, without a word, he stood up and stormed off, his stom...
“Noah Bannister, Unsung Archnemesis” by Emilie Scarchilli
“Oh, you’ve dripped your Popsicle all over me—again. Didn’t I tell you to eat it before it melts?” Cody Bannister sighed and tried to wipe the sugar-saturated liquid from his pants, but it stuck. Trixie, the Bannisters’ chocolate brown golden doodle, barked. She knew Cody’s archnemesis was approaching.But the situation requires some exposition. When Cody Bannister moved from 582 Gambit Lane to live with his wife Charlotte at 285 Chester Court, he did more than simply rearrange the battered address numbers his parents gave him as a ...
“Hope Is the Thing With Feathers” by Aqsa Malik
Welcome to Echo Falls! Population: 12000 2 3The two girls stare at the sign, albeit transfixed on different parts. Cross legged and in the middle of the road, they sit, far enough apart to tackle a rogue animal holistically, but close enough not to let each other drift away. Naila squints against the blistering sun, regarding Syre without actually regarding her, in the nonchalant attitude they had so perfectly cultivated over the past year.“I still can’t believe ...
“Poor is just a matter of perception” by Catherine Stevens
Ozarks, 1929.Watermelon juice runs down my chin blending with the sweat that is pouring off of me. It is really hot today but I don’t mind. I try to eat all my frozen treat before it melts in the summer heat. Watermelon popsickles are one of my favorite things; I only get them on special occasions and today is one of those days. Mrs. Ford came to our little rural church to invite all the mountain children to her house for a summer party. Mrs. Ford doesn’t go to our church but she sai...
“Your Favorite Second Option!” by 𝔘𝔤𝔬𝔠𝔥𝔦 𝔑.
My Popsicle melts and I let it..I don't care. I watch as another drip of the purple flavored falls twice this time in two places. My anger seems to grow with that. "Gah!" I yell throwing the Popsicle far far away. A couple looks at me like I'm crazy. "What?!" I scream. "Oh what I look crazy to you? Well keep walking sugar plums!" "Come on honey lets go.." the guy says directing the girl away. "Don't...
“Another Day at the Park” by Cal Carson
Shana stared at the popsicle melting in her hand.The sun was beating down hard and was uncomfortably hot against her neck and arms. Sweat dripped down her armpits and the back of her tank top. It was a creamy strawberry flavor and was a soft champagne shade of pink that reminded her of the pastel shades of the buildings at home. She loved strawberry. But she didn’t want her stepdad getting the satisfaction of watching her enjoy it. So she just sat on the fountain watching it melt in the sweltering he...
“Paper” by A. S.
Sticky juice trickles down your knuckles, leaving trails of strawberry red in its wake. Your face is stained from the artificial sweetness of your popsicle, the sugary taste still lingers in the corners your lips and in your mouth. The stick sits in your slack hand, every last morsel of flavor pulled from the corpse of a miniature tree. You laugh a little at yourself, but it is quickly silenced. The warm summer air is a...
“Summer Fling” by Waverley Stark
Summer flings start with cherry trees, And lead to cypress gold. Though my summer fling’s a pretty thing, I don’t know how to hold it Julie watches her popsicle slowly drip down to the wood. “You’re so weird,” August says, shaking his head. “It’s fun!” She licks her fingers where the popsicle juice has run over them. “Mmm.”
“Kay” by Sam S.
“Umm…….Katie, I think you’ll have to give your mother some extra work with that chocolate all over your tee.” said Daffy. “Oh no! Why does this heat stop me from having my favorite chocolate popsicle.” whined Katie as they were returning from Summer Sweet Popsicles’ Store after school. Katherine (Katie) was a twelve-year old tween who was overcome by curiosity and loved to explore things. She was a merry...
“Forbidden Fruit.” by Marsha Webb
Her tongue flicked around the top of her fruit popsicle. The red of the lolly was a faded pale compared to the bright red of her sticky lips. It was so hot, she was so hot. She lay on the bed, the windows wide open yet offering no relief. She lifted the popsicle up to her mouth and made long, slow sucks, as quick as she was eating it, the heat was melting it. The sticky juice ran down her wrist, she licked the wet syrup off her fingers one by one. The rest of the popsicle decided at that time it could no longer ho...
“Closure ” by Hannah B
Emily sat on her apartment balcony, bare feet propped up on the iron railing, strawberry-blonde hair piled into a bun atop her head. She regarded the popsicle in her hand as if it were a complex math problem, eyes tracking the liquid sugar melting off of the stick as though it were a detail that must be committed to memory. The red liquid trickled down the stick then pooled on her hand, almost the same color as the polish on her nails. Emily tried to remember when she had applied that polish. Two weeks ago? Three? Two months ago?...
“Betrayal” by Jorja Orne
“Dang, my popsicle is melting all over my new blouse.” Erica exclaimed. “There are worse things in the world” Josette took a napkin and cleaned it off her blouse as she rolled her eyes “This beach day is super nice, even if my popsicle is ruining my blouse” Erica pushed her hand away. “We better get out of here soon, Millie’s wedding is tomorrow and I still haven’t got a maid of honor...
“Echoes of an Abandoned City” by Brandon Johnson
That day was supposed to be like any other and my curiosity as a child created grand ideas of a magical adventure. Were there goblins hiding under the city well? When will I be able to learn magic? I picked up a stick with my right hand and started to wave it around like I saw in that one movie. I had hoped a spell would come out, but the only thing the stick did was make a swish noise through the air. I noticed another sound as well, the sound of dripping. I had my mind focused on a lot of things and didn’t notice my melting pop...
“August Heat!” by P. Jean
(Write a story that begins with someone's popsicle melting.)August is sometimes just a bitch! My mother is forever saying, “Can’t you find something to do?” “You hang around the house too much, reading comics or doing those stupid video games!” I nod knowing if I don’t respond she will eventually wind down and shut up. She is rummaging around in the refrigerator and freezer looking for stuff to make for dinner. Finally she stuffs a popsicl...
“A Dishonourable Profession.” by Len Mooring
Not a story for the serious-minded and of a delicate disposition. -------------------------------------------------------- “Look, Lucinda, if you are going to persist in buying popsicles in a heat-wave, get the one’s coated in that chocolate that Hershey made for desert warfare. Or I should say chocolate for the troops swelt...
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