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Category 2021 September

2021 October
Submit Your Story for October 2021

Perry Street in the West Village is one of my favorite streets in the city. I’ve lived in the Village for over 20 years and I still love seeing the houses and stores on that street. I was walking by… Continue Reading →

2021 September
You knew I was going to say something, by Gavin

“You knew I was going to say something to you, right?” The man behind me had said eerily “What?” I said as I slowly turned around. As I turned I looked to find the man that had just said something… Continue Reading →

2021 September
You knew I was going to say something, by Luna

“You knew I was going to say something to you, right?” “W-What?” Alex shuffled nervously, “Alex. You’ve been ghosting and avoiding us for a week now. We deserve an explanation.” Alex gulped. Before her was Phoenix one of her best… Continue Reading →

2021 September
You knew I was going to say something, by Lila

“You knew I was going to say something to you, right?” Eleven words I had dreaded ever since that night, the night that felt so long ago; last night. My heart sank and I didn’t need to turn around to… Continue Reading →

2021 September
You knew I was going to say something, by Sarah

“You knew I was going to say something to you, right?”He spoke, his brush ever so gentle on the mend of my chin.There I sat,Staring at the man before me whose poised words had caged my apprehensionAt the very sound… Continue Reading →

2021 September
You knew I was going to say something, by Ada

“You knew I was going to say something to you, right?”She was back to the place again, standing at the top of a crevasse, looking down into the deep blue below.“Are you listening?”The emptiness of the silence around threatened to… Continue Reading →

2021 September
You knew I was going to say something, by Stefanie

“You knew I was going to say something to you, right?” Emma and her mom Carol live together on Gentle Avenue “it’s just the two of us” says Emma. “ My mom has set rules in place for me to… Continue Reading →

2021 September
You knew I was going to say something, by Kai

“You knew I was going to say something to you, right?” You had to know I wouldn’t let that slide.Berated, attacked, slandered;Those things you cannot say to someone I love. I could let you go free, let you think you… Continue Reading →

2021 September
You knew I was going to say something, by Nathan

“You knew I was going to say something to you, right?” His mouth goes dry, his hands begin to sweat, suddenly the beautiful day has turned into a storm that no one but him can see. Was breathing always this… Continue Reading →

2021 September
You knew I was going to say something, by H Nadeau

“You knew I was going to say something to you, right?” The boy in the knit sweater didn’t even look up from his book as he heard the door shut from across the room. “Call it intuition,” the boy with… Continue Reading →

2021 September
You knew I was going to say something, by Olivia

“You knew I was going to say something to you, right?” Casey frantically texted B. She worried their friendship would dissolve because of the outed secret. “We have to go, they will be here soon.” Aunt Jia brushed by Casey,… Continue Reading →

2021 September
You knew I was going to say something, by Carson

“You knew I was going to say something to you, right?” I miss thee, O ME president, but the matter at hand cannot wait. Yes, you are doubtlessly aware of the subject of this letter, which I, your most beloved… Continue Reading →

2021 September
You knew I was going to say something, by Alexander

You knew I was going to say something to you, right?When we were walking down the street,When I looked over and held out my hand even as the cold air bit through my gloves and tingled against my skin.Didn’t you… Continue Reading →

2021 September
You knew I was going to say something, by Elizabeth

You knew I was going to say something to you, right?When I first laid eyes on you in the sky,You knew I would ask for your answers that night.You knew I would demand for you to tell me why. When… Continue Reading →

2021 September
You knew I was going to say something, by Tyler

“You knew I was going to say something to you, right?” Boe said to the Lionsquad Leader. “You’d do nothing but wreak havoc across the world.” “There has to be fear in the world to keep power, no more and… Continue Reading →

2021 September
Submit your story for September 2021

Welcome to the start of a new year of Street Snippets. If you haven’t participated before, read “For Students” to understand how it works. This month’s snippet was heard while walking on W. 11th Street in the West Village. “You… Continue Reading →

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