• Skye Blue commented on the post, fractures 7 years, 4 months ago

    I lay down and sigh. Who knew that a simple summer party would lead to this. My mom looks sympathetically over at me. We wait for what seems like forever for the doctor to return. Finally, Doctor Mark pushes open […]

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, rainy 7 years, 7 months ago

    As she sat in her car, as the rain pelted her windows, as tears streamed down her face, he though of her. It was a rainy day after all.

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, belief 7 years, 8 months ago

    I grew up in a house full of beliefs, and opinions. When Ma got yellow fever, the biggest opinions came out. The biggest arguments took place.

    Ma was always strict. She was a strong woman with fierce grey eyes […]

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, blast 7 years, 8 months ago

    When a snatched open the door, a blast of wind hit me. It was more than that though, because it made me turn around.

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, chief 7 years, 9 months ago

    I gulp. Mother always warned me not to go into Indian Territory. I must have wandered in accidentally when I was gathering twigs for a fire. A boy with big dark eyes looks up at me. He runs away dropping the […]

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, beginning 8 years ago

    I wake up on January 1st with a new outlook on life. I’ve had mistakes, decisions, and ideas. And now, it’s the start of a new year. A new decade. A new century. It’s a fresh start, a new beginning.

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, positively 8 years ago

    Positively nothing.

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, account 8 years, 2 months ago

    As I waited for the man to activaite my checking account, he stared at the amount of money in my hand. No average teenager has this much cash. I mean, I am holding $50,000 here! I follow his glance. “14 years of hard work, school raffles, and saving up,” I say. I can tell he’s […]

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, pepper 8 years, 2 months ago

    After working eight hours at DiJono’s Pizzeria, I finally get my free meal a day. Mrs. DiJono hands me a slice of pizza and a box of three breadsticks. “Thanks,” I mutter.
    With the salary I get, she could have at least offered some pepper.

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, mist 8 years, 2 months ago

    I got up and stumbled out of the tent. Everyone else was still asleep, though the sun was rising. I decided to walk down to the lake. A damp mist clung in the air, like a blanket.

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, deer 8 years, 2 months ago

    Sara looked at me with those deer eyes. Careful, watching, patient.

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, manager 8 years, 3 months ago

    The manager strut through the store, scolding employees. When he arrived in aisle 11, he found the woman who had asked to see him. “Oh, good you’re here, it’s about time.” She looked at him skeptically. “I couldn’t find my favorite brand of olive oil, and when I asked one of your employees, he scuffed […]

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, root 8 years, 3 months ago

    Elle looked hard at the gypsy woman. She had yellow, crooked teeth and her lips were cracked. She was wearing numerous scarves and coats. Elle stuck out her hand. “Please,” She asked, looking at the woman. The woman hesitantly took her hand, palm up, and stared hard at it, tracing it with her overgrown fingernails.

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, muse 8 years, 3 months ago

    The three muses sat on the rocks laughing and whispering about the foolish mortals who had fallen into their trap.

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, band 8 years, 3 months ago

    I posted the posters all over the school, keeping my fingers crossed that at least one person will show up. School ends and I head over to the band room, holding my breath. I open the door and let it out. It was so silent you could here my heart beating with ease. Of coarse. […]

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, thunder 8 years, 3 months ago

    The thunder crackles and the lightning flashes. This goes on for hours. Finally, Shadow grabs her toy mouse and scurries under the bed. “Kitty, kitty,” Bridget and Sarah begin to cry. The storm is only getting louder and everyone is restless and worried about Papa. I as, the older sister feel the need to take […]

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, skeleton 8 years, 3 months ago

    I was so excited to finally see Maria after so long. When the helicopter landed, I jumped out and looked around. Maria was standing at the edge of the landing pad, talking to one of the men. She looked nothing like she did four years ago. She was as skinny as a skeleton and her […]

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, megaphone 8 years, 3 months ago

    The cheerleader took the megaphone from the teacher’s hand. “Excuse me everyone!” She shouted. “Let’s give a big round of applause to our school team, the Penguins!”

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, sticks 8 years, 4 months ago

    I looked around. Tall trees and shrubs lined the lake. Behind the mountains, the sun was quickly setting. I needed to find a place to set up camp for the night. It was getting cold, so I gathered some STICKS and made a fire.

  • Skye Blue commented on the post, bow 8 years, 4 months ago

    Bows of all sorts lined the walls. Huge ones, tiny ones, purple ones, and even solid gold ones. No wonder they call this place the bow boat. Sitting here, in the middle of nowhere, is a little house full of bows!