Write about someone who’s desperately trying to change their luck.
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“My Life Sucks” by Stevie B
Vampires are not always asleep in their coffins during the daytime. Take me for instance. Before becoming one of the many of the legion of undead, I’d suffered during much of my life from insomnia; tossing and turning my way through sleepless nights, usually losing consciousness as the sun was coming up, and rolling out of my former bed feeling like death warmed over most mornings to do things I had little to no intere...
“A Clearer Vision” by 【ↇ𝔸𝕂𝕆⇝𝔹𝔼𝔸ℝ 】
AN: I actually wrote this a few months back for a school project just before I joined Reedsy. Surprisingly I got an award for this, but this is also a kinda throwback to before Reedsy :) I’ve always liked to be by myself. I have always chosen the comfort of solitude, rather than the chaos of company. I can’t be alone now, constantly surrounded by people, who just look at me, sadly, then ...
“Tale of two sisters” by Ashley Daven
-Exam week-Dear diary,A deep fissure in my stomach.I felt anxious.A chasm it’s called, that was what Inoa said. She’s superb with words, knows the name of everything Mei always says.Speaking of which, yes, this is the first entry I’ve made in my brand new diary. I’m going to catalogue my days, maybe one day I’ll end up famous, and my name will be in history books.Like:The collective diaries of AvaBut, it doesn’t sound likely… Millions, maybe billions, I haven’t checked the statistics...
“My Lucky Day” by Kathleen Fine
“4 23 24 35 54 Power Ball 13,” I tell the overweight cashier behind the smeared plexiglass. My hands begin to shake as I get out the wallet from my purse and spy some mini bottles of Jack Daniels in the neat little basket sitting next to the credit card machine. My mouth begins to water. “And two of these,” I say as I push the bottles towards the cashier before my subconscious can talk m...
“Lucky Charms” by Greg Gillis
Harold Killarney grew up in a shady part of town where thieves roamed the night, and the police were as crooked as the politicians. Harold’s father could not keep a steady job, and his mother tried to make ends meet by washing clothes for other families in the neighbourhood while taking care of Harold and his two younger siblings, Jesse, and Dorothy, (Dot for ...
“Lucky Penny” by Philip Clayberg
[Author's Note: This has been proofread/edited a little -- while writing it -- but not sufficiently in my personal opinion. Please forgive me for the mistakes that you find and the missing text that should've been there. These days, I am rarely in the mental/physical condition to give a story what it needs to become a good story. But Asha Pillay thought this one was good enough to submit, so here it is. A story writ...
“Lucky, Lucky” by S. Closson
“Lucky, lucky, lucky,” then man coos as he kicks me in the face.“Looks like your luck’s finally ran out, hasn’t it, Siegel?” he asks. Stars fill my vision as I am sent reeling backwards, the hard concrete floor is there to catch me as I land, knocking the wind out of me. If I wasn’t bruised before, I am now. This is what I get for trying to be a good guy. I spit out a mouthful of blood onto the floor as I roll over onto my side. I can’t help but groan....
“Get (Un) Lucky 🍀” by 𝐒𝐤𝐲𝐞 ♡
I’m not your average teen. I mean, I look like it. Straight brunette hair, dark bluish grey eyes and deep tan skin dotted with freckles. But I have things that others don’t. Like what you may ask? Popularity for one. And yes I know that a lot of people have that but my popularity is next level. I’m kind of like a superstar at my school. On the Skyline school social page I have over f...
“A Single mistake ” by Chanda Jha
A SINGLE MISTAKE -Chanda JhaOnce upon a time there was a man, aged about 26 years, around 6 feet tall and thin with long black hair and beard, also had a sharp eyes, signed on a register and came out from police station. As soon as he reached in a society, he heard some sound against him like “why do he come here?,” “he has already harm the respect of our society now he might harm us and our family”, “we should talk to the secretary to take him out from the society”.Ignoring such voices he moved to his...
“Cherry, Cherry, Pineapple, Cherry” by Kevin Broccoli
The pineapple in the third row would cost me four fifty if I recalled to myself, “Bring the coupon you cut. Why do you always forget the coupons?” I forget the coupons. On the way to the store, I stop for groceries, and stock up on dairy, and then, and then, and then I drive to Winding River and leave the groceries--the milk, the yogurt, the ice cream--in the backseat of my last-l...
“Just My Luck☘” by Jade Orien🍀
For those who were granted good luck I just wanted to let you know that I envy you. Yes, YOU I envy you. It must feel good when things go your way unintended. Ugh, I wish I could relate but sadly I can not. I've never had the best of luck growing up and I still don't. You think I'm overreacting well let's just say that judgment of yours will change once this story is finished.The earliest story that I can remember when I noticed that I was granted bad luck was in the 7th grade on picture day. Every child remembers those ...
“A brave young lady who dared to change her fortune.” by Nicole Jasmine Stoffels
There is a saying that goes, "Life is full of difficulties, and changing your luck is even more difficult." At least, that's what I thought. My fortune has been deteriorating since I was a small child. Then there were questions about comprehension, such as "what is luck?" "Luck is a good luck charm, a symbol of your life, a symbol that has been able to rescue me from my misery since I was a small child." My mother never loved me; she despised the sight of me because I reminded her of my dreadful father, who abandoned us with nothing but a...
“Wish me Luck!” by Retee Satish
"RING, RING! RING, RING!" the alarm buzzed. I reached out my hand and groped blindly for the alarm before I switched it off, then buried my face deeper into my pillow and dozed off… Eventually the morning light that seeped through my window woke me. I soporifically acknowledged the clock for a moment which reach 7:53 AM, before I came to my senses and suddenly realize that I had school in 7 MINUTES! <...
“Cup Half Full - Are You Kidding??” by Barbara Escher
Cup Half Full – Are You Kidding? I won a coloring contest in second grade: one free ticket to see Snow White in the theater. I was ecstatic until I learned that all the other second graders had won the same prize. Who can believe in good luck after a thing like that? It was like having to share a lottery ticket when I was only seven! I sometimes tell my ...
“Six for Gold” by Howard Halsall
The night that fate destined me to win a million, they wouldn’t allow me back into the casino. It wasn’t fair; I’d done nothing wrong.For sure, I had a few lucky charms but, hey, what’s wrong with that?Darren the doorman said, “Get yourself a clean jacket, lose the tie and come back wearing a decent pair of shoes, sir.”“But where does it say I can’t wear these things?”“Listen, Mr Lovell,” he said, lowering his bulky frame towards me, “After last time, you’re lucky I don’t call the authorities right now.”...
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