What’s the first thing someone sees when they discover Figment? YOUR stories! Everyday, five fig-tastic stories get a special 24-hour feature on our homepage. In case you didn’t catch them at first glance, here are the stories on today’s homepage and a little insight behind the daily theme.
We can’t wait for the upcoming Keeping it Real chat with Simone Elkeles, Katie McGarry, and Ellen Hopkins, so we’re featuring some edgy stories on the homepage today! Are you excited about Thursday’s chat? Take a look at these great, gritty stories while you’re waiting.
I wanted to melt with you right there and stay with you indefinitely. We both hoped
time would stop but it sped fast like a speed train through all those months of
cigarettes and sleepy talks on rooftops. You asked me not to leave, and you can’t
imagine what I would have given to stay.
Bundle up your hair, put on your necklace and earrings
Pull on your coat of lies, grab someone else’s ID
Pretend for another day that this is what you want to be
I fell and fell, watching the ground rush closer and closer, I knew it wouldn’t last so
why go on? Feeling this free, for only a moment would be torture the minute it ended
until the end of my time.
I don’t mean to pry,
But do you lie
When you say
That you love me?
Are you just repeating
A sick melody?
She located purse, phone and keys and was about to open the door of her cramped
room, when she realised she had nowhere to go. A moment’s hesitation. A shrug.
And she was gone.