Write a story about a person waiting for an answer to a question.
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“Zita” by Batool Hussain
You are busy finishing your caramel apple when you see her. Her long, blond hair is being whipped into a frenzy by the wind. Her eyes are a very unique shade of honey brown. Peeking out from her flat denim jacket is the prettiest striped suit you’ve ever seen. She catches you looking at her. A mischievous smile plays across her plump lips. It is, definitely, love at first sight.After a year of tremendous convincing for your parents, you get married to her. ‘The perfect match' your friends call you. What the...
“Grandma's Cardinal” by BeInspiredAbstracts/Etsy SarahGreenwood
“When I die I’m going to come back as a Cardinal,” my Grandmother told me one Saturday afternoon as we sat at her kitchen table watching the birds and squirrels frolic on her patio. The Cardinal was her favorite, she named him ‘Peep.” He would stare at us through the screen door, his plump little chest heaving as he sang his melodious mating song, waiting for us to feed him stale peanuts and sunflower seeds.Every Saturday I walked down the street to Grandma’s house, picking my neighbors’ Black-eyed Susans along the way to...
“Dojo at the Mountain Summit” by A. Y. R
Master Zayo – the name which echoed greatness and honour across the land of the rising sun. The world was vast, yet tales of his might and victory swept like gale winds across the oceans and foreign soils. His legend told shared by children on the playgrounds, who one day dreamed of being heroes as epic as him – spearing tales of how the great martial artist vanquished all evil that dared defy peace, and spread wisdom like a prophesied messiah. Many had lost their lives scaling the unforgiving mountain in the valley of shadows...
“ROAD to REVENGE ” by ADHI DAS
The nastiest lies are often told in silence. Revenge is a tart notion born not only in a criminal’s mind even in a common man’s mind after all it is said it is due to circumstances. Are you ready to hear a real story on Revenge? Then let’s see where this road to revenge leads to… The sky was weary carrying...
“Mattress or Box? ” by Rhondalise Mitza
“Would you rather live in a box or sleep on a bed with no mattress?” Afra asked the stranger next to her on the bus, being careful not to lean too close to them. She had just eaten her lunch and the onions were pretty strong, so she didn’t want to knock the poor kid out. He didn’t answer her and she crossed her arms in front of her chest. What a prick. He was probably up in the clouds somewhere, bugging out on ham and c...
“Seventeen Saints” by Emily Nghiem
"A Message from the Universe"by Sister Helena St. Martin"Behind the Iron Curtain,Beyond the Fall of Rome,There's hope in the uncertain,And truth in the unknown.”My last conversation with Helena was a one-sided argument, which I recall too vividly. How can you forget the joy of yelling furiously at someone who refuses to speak.Sister Helena knew how to torment me. As a Pulitzer-nominated poet and political...
“Can't Get Enough of What You Don't Need” by Deidra Whitt Lovegren
“Stop that. It’s disgusting.” I rolled down the car window for some fresh air. As if the smells emanating from my son’s laundry bag weren’t nauseating enough. “Mom, it’s not my fault,” laughed my 19-year-old son, secretly proud of his foul emissions. “The dining hall serves only three types of food: fried, deep fried, and grease fire.” “How about eating more fruits and vegetables?” I suggested, in my overly-helpful-mom tone, the one that even annoyed me. “Surely the university has a salad bar somewhere on ...
“The Most Important Question of All” by Amany Sayed
Logan The cool breeze sweeps past us. My heart beats faster, and faster. Every inhale feels like it takes years, and every exhale decades. I can feel the stares as people file in and out of the movie theater. Thump Thump Thump Though I don't dare break my gaze from her beautiful face, I can see in my peripheral vision a couple stopping to watch the show. This ...
“Ninjago Fanfiction___ Part-3” by Cam Croz
Cole stared at his fellow Ninja as they awkwardly tried to have a conversation. He tried not to laugh out loud. He could tell that Lloyd was still annoyed that Mystery wouldn't tell him who she was.“What are some questions you think we should ask people?” Lloyd was asking now. It took Cole a moment to realize that Lloyd was talking to him. He looked up and made a surprised sound.“Nice to see you green Ninja’s have stopped trying to hold a conversation.” He laughed. They just glared back at him....
“Nebula 13 (Chapter 2)” by Elliott Laurence
Fight for Briem Or Fight for None The message that materialized on my ship’s screen read⎯Onyx Blake. You have not been authorized to assemble a force to engage (this) the Briem. Nebula Council of Planets (NCOP) I know that a council member is likely at my ship’s entrance. We won’t survive tangled in red tape. I need to depart quickly as ...
“My Anpanman” by Deepti Kumari
This is a story of me and my 'Anpanman', I think it is easy for me not to reveal myself.'The wind was blowing from West to East and I was standing on my rooftop, facing towards the direction of wind.' I was alone at home and not in the mood of doing anything that's why wondering about my past experiences with my parents. I was trying to recollect memories of my childhood. It was really difficult to find even a single of it. There must be reason behind this , either I have a bad memory or I don't want to keep my past experiences wit...
“When will the truth come out ? Waiting for justice- Dr Muskaan ” by Alkaa Sharma
When will the truth come out ? Waiting for justice- Dr Muskaan There are many instances which happen in our life that often ponder questions in our mind is there justice in world? Dr Muskaan was a wonderful doctor by profession who faced all the ordeals and difficulties of life with her indomitable courage and never give up attitude. It all began like a typical Bollywood film with an educated brilliant doctor girl, Dr Muskaan falling in love with a average doctor boy, Dr...
“Silence” by 𝔸. 𝕋𝕣𝕚𝕟𝕘𝕒𝕝𝕖
Fascinating was the birth of my first child. A boy. One so pure and innocent, yet so unaware of the cruel world outside the bland hospital walls. Ignorance is bliss they say, but is bliss truly the ignorance of it? Unfortunately, I'd find out soon enough. I had never experienced such bliss as watching my son meet this unrefined world, and all that was in it. But that moment of pure joy was the clearest, most mo...
“Who's Next?” by Lisa E. Hamilton (Ms.Cheevious)
“Acelynn! Acelynn! It’s time to get out of bed!” I listened to my mother’s shouts coming from the kitchen but decided to ignore them. If I ignored the next shout I’d expect that my little brother would eventually come running in my room with his tiny feet, eager to deliver the message from my mother. I pulled the sheet over my head. “Acelynn!” I groaned. I know mum, it's May 1<...
“Why?” by C. Jay Loren
Why? Why did you leave me, leave us?I stared up at the ceiling, a ceiling that used to be covered in flowers mixed with stars. Now it was just white nothingness. Some days I felt like this, like a blanket was suffocating me, like I was underwater and couldn’t come up. Calm on the surface, but inside swirling and whirling.I agonised over that question, day in, day out.Nobody could answer it, except for her. And she was gone.“Claire! It’s time for school,” my little brother said, standing in the doorway to my sma...
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