Story archives - tag: "drama"

Spooky Mulder

I cried more when Agent Scully came out of her coma than when my grandfather failed to come out of his.

tags: x files death drama dysfunctional family [add]

2013-11-20 07:33:04 / Rating: 274.5 /

C.S. Rodriguez

Your voice crossed the ocean on a telephone wire to ask if I was happy, and I was grateful you couldn't see the lie on my face when I told you that I was.

tags: romance drama sad [add]

2012-05-15 15:28:51 / Rating: 606.75 /

Jacket

Theatre people who tell me I'm 'not a real actor' because I've never been in a production have no idea that I never have sex out of character.

tags: drama theatre sex roleplaying acceptance acting snobbery can't really bring that up [add]

2011-03-28 19:13:40 / Rating: 519 /

Felipe Colmenero

Note to self: if you have to go to the police, your relationship is not ok.

tags: drama relationships not ending well [add]

2010-04-19 16:42:32 / Rating: 472 /

LsMom

No one would have guessed that the knife they used to cut the wedding cake would be exhibit C in the trail just 10 months later.

tags: wedding drama trial abuse [add]

2009-10-06 20:35:17 / Rating: 664 /

Aimee

After the third time I was asked if my regular outfit was my costume for the play, I figured my sense of style was lost on my peers.

tags: school play drama outfit clothes different [add]

2009-06-05 10:42:14 / Rating: 410.75 /

never the same

I watched her tiny tummy sucking in, her skin pulling tight against her ribs, her hand involuntarily closing on my index finger as she struggled for every breath, and I thought, "One day, is one day too much to ask?"

tags: baby birth sick dying father dad daddy hospital serious drama doctor nurse emergency funeral death [add]

2008-12-22 15:51:17 / Rating: 1034.5 /

Michael

I don't remember being born, but now I know I regret it.

tags: depression suicidal drama [add]

2008-09-24 11:26:57 / Rating: 600 /

margaret

The day he broke up with me, I cut myself for the first time in three years.

tags: drama self injury [add]

2008-09-11 19:57:55 / Rating: 356.5 /

lucky

I heard him say "good luck" as I walked out of the theater, but I didn't understand until I survived the car crash a week later.

tags: good luck car crash confusion apathy luck drama teacher director [add]

2007-12-17 11:03:24 / Rating: 691.25 /

Jackie A.

Her uncle promised she could have any one item in Salvation Army for her birthday, but when she pointed at the fur coat she'd been coveting for three years he decided she wasn't worth it and bought her a pair of stockings instead.

tags: childhood drama [add]

2007-11-24 18:27:27 / Rating: 561.5 /

Aaron

It wasn't until after I cut up my arm that I realized that I didn't have to.

tags: drama [add]

2006-11-05 14:08:09 / Rating: 417 /

Lump

One second I was riding my bike down a hill the next I was on the asphalt crying with my shoulder torn apart.

tags: childhood drama biking [add]

2006-10-04 17:47:41 / Rating: 560.75 /

David Vanderbyl

Only a few blocks from home my 3-year-old brother opened the rear door of our family's Dodge Polara, and quick as a wink he was gone.

tags: childhood drama [add]

2006-09-02 19:10:06 / Rating: 7591.25 /