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_randomstories october 30 2019| random stories & poetry

the milkshake-final part

The next day I don't arrive to school dreading it. I feel invincible. I walk through the hallways without my headphones. I hear every name people call me. All day I try not to let the comments get to ...

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the milkshake-part three

As I pull into Steak n' Shake, I notice the parking lot is full. As I'm walking inside, I notice it's getting cooler outside, I open the door and the aroma of hamburgers and fries smells delicious.

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the crash

I was just driving in my little blue car, having the music blaring while I was about to turn onto a major road. I have had my driver's license for almost a year and so, driving comes pretty naturally ...

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how to kill yourself: for beginners

Chapter One - Don't Be Afraid To Get Wet When killing yourself you need to set a good foundation. Begin small. Start by lowering your self esteem little by little each day.

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the milkshake-part four

The next day schools goes by in a blur. Today, I don't pay as much attention to the name calling. My head is focused on five pm. To when I get to talk to Ava. I'm excited and nervous. I end up leaving...

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the black dress

Even on her wedding day, Lucia was cloaked in black lace, a thick veil covering her pasty skin, making the joyous celebration appear to be more of a mournful end to her life than a fresh beginning. Of...

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the milkshake-part two

When I pull into the parking lot of the big blue building my mood instantly changes. This is the one place I know that I won't get judged. I can be myself here. My local art studio. I spend most of my...

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the milkshake-part one

"Wide load coming through." "Freak."

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silent tears

The mirror had fogged; the bathroom door was closed and the condensed air filled the room in such a way that the space felt humid.

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coffee ☕️

"We haven't been here long, have we?" The crack of the folded newspaper surprised her out of her lull. She checked her watch, 4:30. That didn't help though, she didn't know what time she had arrived....

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a teddy bears perspective

You rescued me from the toy store shelf, fourteen long years ago. You were special to me because, out of all the other teddy bears, you chose me. I remember your tiny hands pulling me down, and holdin...

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stars

The sky is dark and mournful tonight, clouded by the misery of God. The evening reflects the earlier day: misty, damp and dreary. The air is moist on my bare face as I step outside, the wind sharply ...

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a beating heart

I could feel my pulse pounding all throughout my body- at my jaw, my wrist, my fingertips, my ears, and most importantly, my chest. I knew my face was bright red, and I didn't know how to hide it othe...

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the german shepard

He's standing there with his eyes pointed right at me You can see all the muscles tense in his body

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paintbrush 🖌

Every time I look at the dusking sky the shadowing blues

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tissues

Call me sentimental, but I like happy endings. There are countless movies that, through their poignant or even tragic endings, reveal profound truths about life. These movies, experts tell us, are tr...

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the alarm clock

At precisely 8:54am on a crisp April morning, Ethan Finch lazily forced his eyelids open, groaning as they crept lazily towards the alarm clock that was sitting precariously on the edge of his worn wo...

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the sunflower

One She traced the flower with her finger. Following each shriveled leaf with her finger. The shiny part of the leaf reminded her of her favorite pair of cowboy boots.

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past the sneakers 👟 👟

He stares at the clock and the glowing numbers 3:19 look back at him. He's sprawled listlessly on his bed, his hair a mess. He hasn't moved for three hours, doing nothing but breathing and blinking as...

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nine one one

A shadow blocked the sunlight bleeding through the blinds. They flickered in her vision as she peered into the police station. The chief had dark circles under his eyes and stress lines on his forehea...

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