Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Chidi Asika-Enahoro, iKate Saundby, iJ.J. Snow, iKeith Rowley, iRichard Sharp, iRosemary Patterson, iRoxanne Howe-Murphy, i

  Home > Drama > Stories
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     
Melissa Summers

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Stories
· 4 Titles
· 2 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: May, 2011

Melissa Summers, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
Aces and Knaves
by Alan Cook

Karl Patterson is surprised when his father, founder of a successful software company comes to him for help, and he doesn't realize what he's getting into...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Featured Book
The Lady and the Warrior
by Beth Trissel

Short historical romance story with a 'The Last of the Mohican's' flavor...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

   Recent stories by Melissa Summers
· Fallen
· A Case For Love
· Struggles
           >> View all 4

Share    Print  Save   Become a Fan

With Your Ghost Again
By Melissa Summers
Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Rated "PG" by the Author.

Share this with your friends on FaceBook

This is a short story inspired by the song "Colder Weather" By The Zac Brown Band. Ive put my interpretation into the words.

He pulled the door shut, the cold winter air spun around him as the snow drove hard against his tired frame. She watched him through the aching window panes as the tail lights of his truck disappeared through the trees.

A hundred miles of road stretched behind his old truck as the daylight faded into blackness. He stopped at an old weather worn truck stop outside of Lincoln.

The waitress smiled as she poured him a cup of black coffee. Her eyes flashed with a glint and he missed her as he stared out into the darkness.

A million miles away, a few feet, the ache wouldnt leave his core. A rambling man, always on the move, maybe one trip too many. He wasnt sure.

Colorado beckoned him still, and he found the road, just an endless black that wandered aimlessly through the mountains.

Finally he stopped, a small cabin in the woods. It stood against the falling snow that had never left him as he travelled. He fell to his knees at a small stone, with just a simple cross etched in it.

"When i close my eyes i see you, no matter where i am, i smell your perfume through these whisperin pines"

He put his hands on the stone, and stared into the snow.


Want to review or comment on this short story?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Reviewed by J Howard 6/14/2011
a lovely story, striking description. i loved it.

L'altruisme, les sources de valeurs vivement critiquées dans L'Ile-aux by Antoine Raphael

Ce roman est la version française d'un livre anglais "Concern, the sources of values under fire in Cows Island, récemment publié par le même éditeur  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members