Dealing with Bullies - StoryI shuffled my feet nervously, wondering whether or not I could go on.At that point I felt it would have been easier to just walk away and leave her to it, but that just didn't seem right.She had only been at the school for a day, and she had already received enough taunts and jabs to last her the rest of her teenage years. God how easy it would have been to just turn on my heel and leave. Why should I care? She wasn't my friend, she didn't know me and I didn't know her.But still...I am by no means popular, but neither am I what you'd call socially isolated like her. I found her to be as strange as everyone else did. Her angular dress, her warped earrings, her absurdly large hat which seemed to extend way beyond the top of her head, and her peculiar taste in books and food, even the fact that she claimed to be a witch - she certainly wasn't normal by any stretch of the imagination.But in my mind, none of that warranted the torrent of abuse that was dumped upon her on a daily basis.
Umbrella Man: LambThe traveller was alone...The steam rising from the cracks in the rock obscured the way slightly, but that wasn't about to stop her trudging along the path through the jungle basin. Her normally long and flowing hair cut back to shoulder length and pulled back into a ponytail for the journey, her skin still getting used to the feeling of the travelling clothes.Blinking as she wiped away the sweat from her brow, she briefly entertained the idea that perhaps the rest of the expedition had gone this way and that she was just a little slow by herself, but she had more common sense than that.With no sign of the group, no trail, no phone and her map back with the rest of the group, she understood that her chances of finding them again were slim to none. Her chest heaving with fatigue, she leaned against the nearest twisting tree, the trunk slick with moss and fungus. Reaching into her backpack, she fumbled with the clasp on her water bottle, raising it to her lips and pouring some of the
What nightmare have you created?