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Dancing To Ray Charles: ch 01, Two Dancers

- xxx In the spring of ’68, it was the worst of times. Student protests raged from the Sorbonne to Berkeley. Civil rights demonstrations and anti-war rallies were turning violent. Martin Luther King w...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 01 Aug 2017

He is human

- "Don't you hear his beating heart?" "No." "You are lying. His dying and we can still save him." "It is better off that he does." "He is human! Just like you and me." "But he is a waste of space,...

By: Entangled_Fate | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 19 Apr 2017

2. Astounding...

- “Pa, Pa, come on, you gotta see this!” “Billy? What in tarnation are you doin' out of your bed at this time of night?” “Pa, never mind, come on, it's awesome...” “Martha! Did you know the boy wa...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 19 Mar 2016

Candy Hearts & Sweet Kisses

- "These things suck!" I turned and looked at the girl who stood beside me and raised an eyebrow in question. She gestured at the garishly decorated gymnasium. "This! It sucks!" She pointed at Jessi...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 15 Feb 2016

Decisive Moments - Chapter 11

- "I don't understand why I have to be there," Teagan whined from where he sat at his desk. Textbooks and note pads surrounded him, along with empty snack bags and soda cans. I crossed my arms over my ...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4| Added: 03 Feb 2016

Decisive Moments - Chapter 10

- "I really don't think this is one of your better ideas, baby," I told Teagan with some trepidation. I hung back as we approached the restaurant; I was sure it was going to end in a disaster much worse...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4| Added: 25 Jan 2016

You Only Live Twice

- I hit play and watch myself in the recording. But what I see isn't what I remember. All I can remember is being knocked down after seeing a wide shouldered shadow following me. Was it a man or a woman...

By: SarahAA | Category: Thriller | Score: 4.5| Added: 30 Oct 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 9

- "Now, what's a pretty girl like you doing in a dump like this?" The question was so corny that I had no choice but to laugh. I looked up from the book I had been reading while eating my dinner to see...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4.5| Added: 10 Sep 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 8

- “I’m sorry, what?” A frustrated sigh met my question and I fought the urge to take my annoyance out on the owner of the said sigh. “For the third time,” Ryan grumbled, “Do you want to see one of...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4.8| Added: 26 Aug 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 7

- DECISIVE MOMENTS – CHAPTER 7 “Hey, man! Can I borrow your shaving cream? I’m out.” I turned to see Connor standing at the bottom of the stairs. He was glancing into the kitchen where Teagan was...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 3.5| Added: 17 Aug 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 6

- Decisive Moments – Chapter 6 When I walked into the kitchen the following morning and saw Connor sitting at the table, I had to fight not to turn around and run. Teagan had left earlier to catch ...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 13 Aug 2015

The ball’s in your court

- My mind is like a giant wool ball. Every time I make the effort of unravelling it, I end up with a few persistent knots I never seem able to undo. I am quite stubborn myself and I can’t help overanaly...

By: gawky | Category: Romance | Score: 4.4| Added: 03 Aug 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 5 (PG Version)

- I groaned as I woke up, my head pounding and eyes dry and scratchy. I blinked in the dark, disoriented. The clock on the table beside me showed that there were still several hours before morning. I si...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4.7| Added: 12 Jun 2015

That Moment - The Thank You

- The days leading up to Mother’s Day were miserable. I was about forty months pregnant, or that’s what it seemed like at least. It didn’t help that my ankles were the size of my head and that I ached e...

By: musesinspire | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 May 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 4

- Looking back on things, I can see where I could have handled things at that point a bit better. Blurting out, “Are you shitting me? Who are they for?” probably wasn’t the best route to take. Especiall...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4.3| Added: 26 Feb 2015

That Moment

- I frowned at the scrap of paper that fluttered to the ground as I opened my locker. My locker was immaculate, so there was no reason for paper to fall out. That could only mean one thing. Robert Mun...

By: musesinspire | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 22 Feb 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 2

- I closed my text book with a loud snap and checked the time on my cell phone. I groaned when I saw that I had been studying for almost four hours and still had what felt like a mountain of homework le...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4| Added: 21 Jan 2015

Decisive Moments

- “Are you for real right now?” I heard my best friend Penny ask me from the other side of the room. I stood up and turned to look at her with a frown. “What are you talking about?” I asked as I sh...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4| Added: 20 Dec 2014

A Boy in a Bubble...

- He opened his eyes and found himself floating over his own bed. He watched in surprise as his body below shifted restlessly in sleep. He tried to re-enter his body but found he was unable. He felt a...

By: swindonbloke | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 3.7| Added: 09 Aug 2014

Wooden Boy 1

- Story telling in both verse and prose What is in the Well? Chapter 1: Wooden Boy1 It's hard to say when it began  My thoughts of being a boy  My Master Carver built me I was his greates...

By: dgford | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jul 2014

Wooden Boy 2

- I want to be that wooden boy I wish to have that life of ease With strings to lift and pull me up  With no responsibilities Some days I'm down - too tired to play  But as a toy and wooden ...

By: dgford | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 07 Jul 2014

Evila

- And then I shot up from bed. The weather is acting up. I had a bad dream, but what was it? I can’t remember. . . Wait, where is she? Is she okay? I have to check up on her. I don’t know why, but I th...

By: Auxochrome | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4| Added: 27 May 2014

Be Prepared

- The troop of boy scouts was going out on a camping trip for the weekend. It would be fun, surely. Ricky was a second class scout and was participating. Unfortunately, his family was not wealthy. Not e...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 May 2014

Firestarter

- He grabbed an incense stick and lit it, Watching the tip glowing, he remembered. It wasn’t something he wanted to remember, But it came to him. The fire. It took his family, His friends and his sani...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 3.8| Added: 21 Mar 2014

Pivotal Moments - Chapter Three

- I stormed up the stairs, mentally cursing my brother. I glanced behind me at an unexpected noise and fought to hold in a sigh. I really didn’t need this right now. But the dog was sitting at the foot ...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4.5| Added: 19 Mar 2014

Pivotal Moments - Chapter Two

- As I stomped down the stairs I muttered under my breath about the stupidity and insensitivity of the male species. My brother was definitely one that made you want to rethink getting involved with a g...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4.6| Added: 07 Mar 2014

My Boy

- My boy lives in my pond The pond behind my house He whispers Whispers Whispers Sweet things to me My boy My boy My sweet dear boy Lives in my pond And tells me great tales...

By: CLMcKenzie | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 23 Jan 2014

Blocks in the Pottery Room

- He'd been swimming fine at first- perfectly fine- but there was a current and nobody was watching. He tried and tried to swim to the surface, desperate to get out, his lungs burning. He couldn't hold ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 24 Sep 2013

The Boy in the Well

- Not long ago, in a small town in the United States, schoolchildren often had to walk past Old Man Jerry's field. Cautiously, they walked by the field every day before and after school. The children wa...

By: CLMcKenzie | Category: Horror | Score: 4.3| Added: 20 Apr 2013

The Boy with One Eye

- Once, a boy was asked by his mother, what he wanted to become in his life. He said—a writer. The mother laughed. But seeing the boy’s expressions firm and eyes in flames, she said; “Well, you...

By: Anulal | Category: Drama | Score: 3.9| Added: 20 Feb 2013 Editor's Pick

A True Account of the All-Girl Catfight

- It was a real hair-pulling, clothes tearing, head knocking, rolling in the dirt, screaming and hollering catfight between two high school girls. At issue was which one would get to be the, let’s just...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Humor | Score: 4.6| Added: 17 Dec 2012

Empathetic Eyes

- Empathetic Eyes Not too long ago, in a city very like your own there lived a boy. One who possessed a very special gift. He was able to see the world around him and all manner of spirits which lived...

By: BlueForest | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4| Added: 09 Sep 2012

Silent Mary and the Regimen - Chapter One

- Mary: First Observation I am Mary Cobbler. I live in Far East Territory Region 1 of the God’s Domestic Haven Sect. I do not know what I want out of life, because all my life I have been ...

By: neverstopwriting | Category: Drama | Score: 3.3| Added: 09 Sep 2012

KC Murphy and the dog from hell

- KC Murphy and the Dog from Hell The oldest one of Murphy’s sons – the one they named “KC”, would rise each morn to the task he’d sworn – tossing papers for a fee. He’d hit the road with a bas...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 22 Mar 2012

The Train Ride

- Saturday’s bus and train ride was quite a challenge. We left home about 12:00 p.m. and went to our usual weekend stop at McDonald’s for your fries. Then we took the Kennedy bus to the Kennedy Station ...

By: chris2011 | Category: Drama | Score: 4.3| Added: 10 Sep 2011

Ain't It Funny?

- Boy meets girl Girl meets boy They become close Hanging out, Sharing secrets, Swearing to protect One another Girl marches across The stage; Boy graduates from summer school. The...

By: ladysharon | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 30 Jun 2011