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Part One

- Dead trees over encumbered with snow surrounded the frozen lake. He loomed over her. His black cellular robes covered his face as if he didn't have one. She stared blankly into his gaping hole. "Ac...

By: SilverJaye | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jun 2017

Nightmare Diaries: Hotel Linens

- “Why are hotel linens always so white?” Of all the thoughts racing around in my head, that is the one that somehow manages to untangle itself from the mess. I don’t really mind though.  It means one...

By: TooShy678 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jun 2017

Phoenix

- Like a waterfall crashing down a never-ending stream of tears a hollowed chest where once a heart beat stood hangs a vacated sign love is all he sought someone to hold him tell him all will be alri...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Apr 2017

Dark Angel of Death

- Like a fool I was taken in by your tenderness believing your sweet words of unforgiving lies This jester's outfit I now wear in shame belittled by your charms beaten by your evil mind Tears spread ...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Apr 2017

Redemption

- In the grim back alleys of the city, Mean streets devoid of all signs of pity, Amid the piles of decaying refuse And slimy pools of darkly noxious ooze, Frequented only by the scuttling rats And nois...

By: KindOfHeart | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Mar 2017

Arnold the Assassin (short story)

- Earl had finally driven away from the isolated home in the middle of nowhere. The home was obviously rundown and in need of repair, but the obese middle-aged man couldn’t be bothered to fix anything....

By: JätteskogFrejyason | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 09 Mar 2017

Misery

-   Misery     The cold minty breeze of the night Helps me cease the tension I feel in my mind The light that’s coming from the moonlight Keeps my soul calm throughout the night.   The empt...

By: FrustratedSpeaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 28 Feb 2017

My seven deadly bads

- ** “Do you think the jury will make the right decision?” “Nope. Even though he is a killer of another sort, I killed her.” The judge stared at the defendant before reading the verdict of what was no...

By: anthonychansa | Category: Crime | Score: 5| Added: 15 Nov 2016

The Darkest Night - Part Six

- “Nooo… what are you doing?” Mary called out, panic gripping her as she watched the scene before her unfold. The woman turned slowly to face her, her expression blank as she observed Mary with curio...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 23 Oct 2016

Untitled

- I open my eyes to the harsh sunlight, proudly beaming through my window It doesn't cleanse away the dread or mundane sorrow Pushing greasy hair away from my face Walk out the door, down the steps, ...

By: SilverJaye | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 Oct 2016

Carry On

- Inspired by a posted in the forums by Bella85 Tomorrow's light, Brings another day. Tears may fall, And darkness display. Truth be known, We're all made of clay. Hardened by fire, Glazed by ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Oct 2016

Fame Monster

- Long nails, polished Camera lens, spotless She is the darkest figure in the flashiest crowds Night time is her prime time But day time works just as fine Her prey unknowingly invite h...

By: anthonychansa | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Sep 2016

Murder She Wore

- MURDER SHE WORE When one goes on a date with death, one must know what to expect, how to behave and most importantly how to dress. Always dress to kill…. I don’t normally do this, but I put myself...

By: anthonychansa | Category: Thriller | Score: 5| Added: 25 Sep 2016

Legend Of The House.

- The bloody handprint on the window- calling card of the wicked. Of the sick. Entering the house, he could see straight away that there had been trouble in the hallway, which was the first thing one sa...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Crime | Score: 5| Added: 21 Aug 2016

Mighty Midnight Monster

- A mighty midnight monster comes creeping and crawling. It wants your blood, wants to devour you. It lurks ‘neath the bed, biding its time, plotting, scheming... It must have your flesh. Its pointy te...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Aug 2016

Cleanroom

- This hurts Again I wish it were gone It hurts again No matter how long I thought it was better But it’s bested me Unable to hide It tracks when I flee Focus on something Seal off the pain W...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jul 2016

Nightmare Diaries: The Clearing

- I sit alone in the sunlit clearing, looking at the dark trees ringing it and waiting for you. Despite the heat of the sun, I feel cold – a chill that seems to have seeped down into my very soul. I clo...

By: TooShy678 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 24 Apr 2016

Sorry Mommy

- Mommy, I am so very sorry Please don't be mad when he wakes next to me I know you see the way he looks at me I know it makes you so very angry I know I deserve it when you punish me  You told me ...

By: BBaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 26 Mar 2016

Falling

- I’m falling down I know I’m gonna drown I’m fighting hard But the truth is I am scarred I have tried to run But this can not be won I know I will fail But I will not bail  I will fight till the en...

By: BBaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 21 Mar 2016

The Mind Wanders

- As I sit and, think I try not to blink Tears well up inside Never to be cried Waiting, wondering Memories skipping Sticking, spinning round A film without sound I turn, spin, twist, twirl, I ...

By: BBaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 14 Mar 2016

Kith, Kin & Atrocities

- Have you ever seen God?! But I have seen many times!! Now my father is doing absolutely fine but few years ago, that morning around 5.45 AM, I got a phone call from my cousin who said my father is si...

By: sreeharithej | Category: Memoirs | Score: 3.3| Added: 16 Feb 2016

Trepidation

- When one stands in the sunshine, the world around is always bright. It is easy to see creatures at play, enjoying beauty in nature's light. Things are visible and unwrapped, though some can hide ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 15 Feb 2016

There's nothing I wanted more than to

- There's nothing I wanted more than to get out. It was cold; Dark; Wet. I hadn't seen daylight in so long, my eyes had simply accepted the blackness and had turned my brain over to my other senses. The...

By: Cactusfig | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 29 Jan 2016

Change

- The clink of glass, followed by a dull thud, sends my mind swimming towards consciousness. Muffled voices pierce the swirling mists of sleep, and my eyelids flutter open. It’s grown dark while I sle...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 31 Dec 2015

The dark place

- I can hear them trying to coax me to go back. I can feel the dark shadows' fingers reaching, trying to grab me, to pull me back into the dark pit. They're angry, because they had pulled me into the ...

By: littlemunchkin | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 16 Dec 2015

Yarborough

- A shimmer darkness falls over my pall, with a scintilla of ink my last breath call, 'fore the spade diggers lay me final sleep and my shrill thralls forever coffin deep. Gone are the lips that ca...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 Dec 2015

The Basement

- Please not the basement,  Don't make me go down.  You tied my hands with your apron strings, Mama.  And you forgot as I remembered. My eyes are blind  And I can't ever move. Please don't leave me, F...

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 29 Nov 2015

Voices

- The voices are Loud, Angry, Sad, Hurt. They're mostly quiet during The day, When the sun is out, And everyone is around. They pretend to disappear, To be her friends And tell her...

By: littlemunchkin | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Sep 2015

Encounter

- In his hand I saw the gun Black and shiny bright It was a pistol, very small It gleamed from the street light The gun was pretty as it shone Pretty, black and cold I heard as words were said to me A...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 26 Jul 2015

State Of

- In a state of putrescence Everything gets rotten if forgotten When bones are gnawed on and spat out But its not ladylike to just suck the marrow And touch the flesh with a pucker If the po...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jul 2015

Crashing

- Down the middle are white birds flying against the hard, black sea. They fly past me, almost through me, and thin sun beams follow quickly past. The end of the sky is met with gray ashes that ru...

By: seeachedoubleyou | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.5| Added: 23 May 2015

Nocturnal - Chapter 5: The Burning Soul

- It has been seven days since we left. We were attacked a total of 6 times each attack more vicious than the last. If not for Jace, I may not have been able to handle them on my own. The attacks...

By: Nexeus | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.1| Added: 28 Apr 2015

Future Fairy Tales: Rapunzel and the Rumpled Snakeskin Jacket

- Once upon a time to come, there lived a princess named Rapunzel. And she was renowned for her beauty, as well as her heart and purity. In all the land, and in all the pages of the celebrity magazines ...

By: LousyNick | Category: Drama | Score: 4.8| Added: 23 Apr 2015

Nocturnal - Chapter 3: Inner Strength

- The vote was made and the procession moved onward. They had only a few hours before nightfall and hoped to reach their companions in time. On the trail, as they walked, Lycan pondered the possibility ...

By: Nexeus | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4| Added: 21 Apr 2015

Nocturnal - Chapter 2: The Will to Fight

- Lycan sat alone, in his own small portion of the courthouse, pondering his new situation. He had gained their trust, and admiration, for protecting them from the vampires. The guards, he had rescued t...

By: Nexeus | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.5| Added: 17 Apr 2015

Nocturnal - Chapter 1: Fighting Back

- Lycan bolted upright in his bed gasping at the sensations from his waking dreams. Though it was the first night he had not had nightmares since his town had been obliterated, the dream still woke him....

By: Nexeus | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.3| Added: 15 Apr 2015

Nocturnal - Prologue

- The desperate man trudged through the forest. Weary from travel, yet determined to escape, determined to find a way to fight back. The autumn leaves crunching underfoot, twigs and sticks cracking unde...

By: Nexeus | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.7| Added: 13 Apr 2015

Straight or Left

- Which direction should she go? Tanya had to make a decision. And she had to do it quickly. Taking a deep breath and pursing her lips, Tanya depressed the accelerator. Straight it would be. Straig...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 Apr 2015

The Vow In Blood

- That twist of a dark fate, Bestowed upon us both, Who's to say we ever see the light in the dark? Our fate will spiral, Downward into the black mist, Tangled with each other, Bodies entwi...

By: Kijo | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Mar 2015

Save Me

- I’m drowning on dry land. I try to reach the surface, but am only pulled down further. Beneath the depths of all things living and dead, I reside. Someone save me. This scary and dark place on...

By: SittingBallerina | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Mar 2015

Valentin's Vow-Chapter 1

- New York’s entertainment district was jam packed that Friday night, but that hadn’t stopped twenty-one year old Èrabèlle Skylark from getting past the long lineup outside. She was a beautiful brunette...

By: MinaAlexia | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.9| Added: 22 Feb 2015

Phantom Wars Chapter 28

- Chapter Twenty-eight: A Sealed Fate Ethan seemed more angry than sad by Marry’s letter after he read it. He was so upset he stormed out of the mansion on his own. He came out of the mansion at his ...

By: Starfallfantasy | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jan 2015

It will be a warm day in Hell...

- It will be a warm day in Hell... It was the largest meeting in Hell (Michigan) that I could remember. The Town Hall had been taken over by TV crews from all over, for their annual conference. ...

By: SjW47 | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jan 2015

Phantom Wars Chapter 27

- Chapter Twenty-seven: Farewell Marry and Picario quickly leapt to opposite sides as the Diablo raised his foot and tried smashing it down on them. A powerful gust of wind from the force of his stom...

By: Starfallfantasy | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jan 2015

Phantom Wars Chapter 25

- Chapter Twenty-five: Dark Truths It was four days since the Reapers tournament and Ethan had yet to go see his dad. He spent all that time just wandering around earth aimlessly. Finally he grew bore...

By: Starfallfantasy | Category: Fantasy | Score: 0| Added: 11 Jan 2015

Phantom Wars Chapter 24

- Chapter Twenty-four: Ethan Alaster the Nightmare King After leaving the museum Ethan tossed aside the clothes he was using for wraps and started rubbing the weird sap from the plant Merry gave him ...

By: Starfallfantasy | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4| Added: 08 Jan 2015

Phantom Wars Chapter 21

- Chapter Twenty-one: Wrath of the Puppet Master When Saturday came Ethan and Marry entered the grand tournament together. The portal on floor 99 took them to an expansive rocky mounts type of area. ...

By: Starfallfantasy | Category: Fantasy | Score: 0| Added: 29 Dec 2014

The Finale

- I am always here waiting for you dancing in the growing darkness singing along to the tune of duskiness played by the harp of the nights I am always here watching for you as you ride...

By: penasepi | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 27 Nov 2014

Time To Go

- My spirit is broken, there's no one to hold me. I keep screaming for help but not a sound comes out of my mouth. The pain I feel cannot be continued. I've no safe harbor, I'm left to drown. My body i...

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 21 Oct 2014

Knock-knock

- On occasions I hear the knock-knock Pecking at my door On occasions the tapping of the wind A zephyr in a glass of absinthe Death in the Afternoon with zest Penning with words my ebony prose ...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 06 Oct 2014

My Damnation

- As the winds of change turn to darkness, and all I see is blackened skies, the land of shadows surround me. I walk along this eternal path, of chaos and destruction, as the world comes crashing and c...

By: SirSilas | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 09 Jun 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

Beautiful Nightmare

- When one heart is given to another. We expect it to be cherished and loved. To be given to ones mind and soul. Knowing this heart was so fragile. That doing on little mess up, any tiny thing. Tha...

By: Entangled_Fate | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 May 2014

when the shadows come

-   When the dark shadows come  You're the one I go to  You're the one to hold my hand  Calm my nerves When I need you  You are there in a heartbeat  You don't judge  You smile and say it...

By: CaptNick | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 May 2014

Dark Cloud

- A dark cloud hangd above my head and follows me where I go. And when it came and why it grew I honestly just don't know. It blocks out the sun and I sit in the shade, but really I do not mind. For ...

By: Kayk | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 08 May 2014

Beacon

- “I’m ready,” Lucy whispered, her voice so soft that it was nearly drowned out by the breeze kissing the grass in the great meadow where she (with her feet pointing west) and Alice (hers pointing east...

By: sprite | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 06 May 2014

Choppity Chop

- His head, his head! He really is dead. Cleaved clean off, Now his hat, he really can't doff. One wonders where His head doth lie? Perhaps on a pizza, Or maybe in a pie? I won't lie, 'Twas I. The lit...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Apr 2014

That Little Ship

- This is the second attempt on a collaboration I participated in on Anxiety / Release. This one didn't make the cut, but I am posting all the poems I wrote as part of the journey. It was dark times in...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Apr 2014

Marinate In Darkness

- In my composure, all my wits about me I dwell. Within the walls of walnut trees I abide, Beneath limbs the nuts fell. The night of the thundering beast.   In attire of my evening's insomnia.  Ense...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Apr 2014

i'm still waiting for worse to come

- It still lives inside of me. Grasping me closer to the edge. I let it control me because I learned to love it. This creature is my beloved sorrow that lives by the pain it causes me. I ...

By: saki1995 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Apr 2014

Yawning

- At day the shadows follow in my composing. On the edge of dusk I write...yawning. In darkness words fall like wet thoughts dripping.  Cascading from the well of my mind's repertoire. Like a mime ...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Apr 2014

The Power of Words

- Due to the brevity and darkness of this piece, I have decided to leave a few lines blank, so not to spoil it. Hey, let's face it bitch: You suck as an artist; you have no creativity, you're ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 01 Apr 2014

Dead Leaves

- Hearing the hark of distant whispers. Only mirth, most mortals would bray. Just ravings of an eccentric, they laugh it off. Snickering.   I biding my time in mausoleum. Green eyed seductress at my si...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 13 Feb 2014

Flying Second Class

- The unknowns in life. Sometime a vibration.  A sense of visitation. It isn't stomach gas. Don't question what you don't see. Vampires are visible, yet in incognito, due to happenstance. Trav...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 21 Jan 2014

Darkness Is Only What You See

- I write within my being. Darkness is only what you see. Sensuality has no bounds, if one is white of the heart. Scribing words of prose, and my manhood throbbing.  Poetic verse, written on dus...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Jan 2014

Operatic Overture

- Before the dawn of new day I scribe. Early sunrise behind shuttered gables.  Destiny leads me when I compose,  erotic pages of sensual prose. Before new 'morrow.  As cellos play silently,  operat...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jan 2014

Conjuring

- In writing I have found darkness is light, upside down.  Conjuring,  creating my personality, that which is me. Mortal. May be. Describing emotions. Putting into motion that which many think...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jan 2014

Dinosaur Shoes (Down Home Blues)

- I do not go stealth into night. I'm invited by sensual people.  Seeking, that which I offer. Immortality. Raw sex in the coven, and down-home blues. Adagio Sabadicus Esq. Vampire extroid...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 04 Jan 2014

Look into my heart

- Looking into my heart, I wonder what you will see. You won't see Love and you won't see flowers. You won't see something pretty You will see something Dark You will see something...

By: TearsOfAnAngel | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 02 Jan 2014

Hobnobbers Gazing

- As a vampire who prose.  Sometimes even quaint. Scribing with a Devil's Paintbrush, using talon for quill. As hobnobbers gazing.  In-between pages of darken sages, on tomes. With crook marke...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Dec 2013

Dust Mites With Lanterns

- Some see me opaque.  Cloudy. Lurid at best. Like musty tome pages, with dust mites carrying lanterns.  Witless.  Humorless. Scratching at bones. The ink is my brine, pickled with a quill. So...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Dec 2013

To All I Wish

- As a vampire in good taste. Connoisseur of zest, and female munch meat. I have a tongue to bare, and a melody in my ebony obelisk. My sarcophagus. Home sweet casket, to chill you. In a mausoleum ne...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 14 Dec 2013

Sunset In Bucharest

- Sharp breath of immortality.  My glowing red eyes beseeching you.  Cinnamon essence wafting. Blowing like drifting leaves.  Before daylight I flew. Beneath the shadow of gables.  Above the stair...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 11 Dec 2013

Unravelling

- In my nightly unraveling. Seven or eights nights a day. Those hours being spent at my haunting. My bookshop keep.  Keeping dust off the tomes. Promiscuous dust mites from floating.  In between ma...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Dec 2013

Carryall Soul

- I have been ask many times why I write. It certainly isn't because I am gifted.  Words come with me, within my carryall soul. Sometimes dark, often bold. I challenge my equilibrium, tipping the...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Dec 2013

Darkness

- Just a short poem of sorts I wrote. I would be very interested to see What meaning people give it. I have heard many interesting views of it already. Make sure to comment and let me know what you thi...

By: NyuraVanko | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 06 Dec 2013

Harsh Reality

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. A pathetic little flower In a terracotta pot, My leaves are limp and mouldy And the weather's not too...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Nov 2013

I Am The Deep, Dark Woods

- I am the dark and spooky woods. Oh, please, don’t be afraid. Just because you see overhanging branches and tangled brambles, darkness and no way out, it doesn’t mean I’m going to hurt you. I really do...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.4| Added: 01 Nov 2013 Editor's Pick

My muse

- Its a blue kinda day Lost in that dark lonely place The outside wears a smile while I cry from the inside My muse rides me hard this morning I fight the pain from that door that is opening, th...

By: ravenpearl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Sep 2013

The death of me

- The other night my life did ponder of a time when it left to wander and I refused to give in to yonder life that pleaded for a chance to prove its worth As it left I felt myself easing my fles...

By: johnnydavidson | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 17 Jul 2013

Beauty and the Beast

- “Tell me a story, Lucy,” Alice murmured, staring skyward, watching the clouds form dragons or, possibly, cats. “And give it a happy ending this time, please.” Lucy shrugged and lay down her pen asid...

By: sprite | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 28 Jun 2013

Candles Glow

- The flicker of a candle’s glow brightens the darkest caverns, illuminating gloomy passages, casting shadows upon the walls of the hand, that shields it’s flame from gusty breezes. Pro...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Jun 2013

Forever

- ------------------------------------- This work within its first few lines contains language or other material which some readers may find offensive. In consideration, Stories Space has hidden the pr...

By: jailynmayrant | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 05 Jun 2013

Another Incident at the airport

- One of my drivers on the Hopkins Airport run related this story to me, and it is too funny not to share. It seems that around 11:00 pm my driver observed a dark sedan constantly cruising around the ...

By: The_Count | Category: Musings | Score: 4.6| Added: 20 May 2013

Amber Rae

- Amber Rae Amber Rae was born that way, with eyes so big and blue, with golden hair and skin so fair – as soft as morning dew. Painted toes of scarlet-rose her sandals couldn’t hide – beh...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 05 May 2013

Dancing In The Dark

- Dancing in the dark is a whole new thing to me, Switching person to person, Going from A to B, The masquerade is haunted, Who knows what lies behind? The faces of your close friends, Or those of your ...

By: StillUndecided | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Apr 2013

Into the Light

- Her hand comes up, the blade there, dripping red onto the white counter top. A single line of blood seeps from the wound she's created, starting to drip off, into the sink, staining the porcelain perm...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.4| Added: 27 Mar 2013

Five Minute Adventures Presents: The Flying Ballerina

- The plane had only been off the ground for about fifteen minutes when it hit turbulence. He was shaking; his white knuckled-hands gripped the arm rest, and his stomach tightened as he resisted the ur...

By: eglouis | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.5| Added: 21 Mar 2013

Don't Scream

- She rides down the street on her bike, an average pace set to get to the Bed & Breakfast by nine, but not too fast to wear herself out too much. This was, after all, her last mile of twenty-five that ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 19 Mar 2013

Light is Brighter in the Dark

- The light is always brighter in the darkness. "Get off your ass and do your chores!" The big man smelled of liquor. The flannel of his shirt was stained. The little boy knew better than to argue wit...

By: ashjoy | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 27 Feb 2013

The Lightning Thunder Theory of Light Dark Matter

- The Lightning & Thunder Theory of Light & Dark Matter Zeus, Greek God of Lightning, & Thor, Norse God of Thunder, meet in the Heavens for Earths greatest herbs & for the discussion of what helps ...

By: ThorRedskinLight | Category: Humor | Score: 3.8| Added: 18 Feb 2013

To Write a Story

- To Write A Story Get up. Get out of bed. Get dressed. Brush teeth. Skip breakfast. Go to class. Pretend to care. Go home. Sleep. Eat dinner. Sleep. Get up. Get out of bed. Get dressed. Brush, br...

By: AlexH | Category: Young Adult | Score: 3.8| Added: 14 Feb 2013

Warmth of Light

- I was created for the dark, yet I often wonder what else this universe has to offer. I’m not allowed into the light. My grandmother tells me stories of what it feels like to break the night with golde...

By: samanthafountain | Category: Fantasy | Score: 3.6| Added: 27 Jan 2013

Destruction

- Ratta tat tat, the gunshots fire. The smell of flesh from a burning pyre. A bloody spray tints the mist. A dead man clenches his cold, white fist. The cost of honour is stained re...

By: TheBittenBlade | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jan 2013

The Scars of Humanity

- The sounds of night darkness calling the sparkling specks of light in the sky twinkling a silent message of millennia gone and only centuries to come by their dwindling light In citie...

By: TheBittenBlade | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 23 Jan 2013

Desperate Times

- I struggled to rein in my breathing as anxiety threatened to rob me of rational thought. But how was I supposed to react when my life was about to end fifty years before I was born. Heavy mist swe...

By: mike | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 3.3| Added: 19 Jan 2013

I Missed You...

- I missed you, sweetie , the message said. And before she could turn around, she was dead. "I missed you, sweetheart," said the killer to her severed head.

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 15 Jan 2013

Balanced

- “Sweet dreams, sweetie.”  “Sweet dreams, daddy.” After kissing my daughter good night, I walked to the master bedroom, laid down beside my wife and fell asleep. … I opened my eyes and I saw...

By: HK4167 | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.8| Added: 12 Jan 2013

Marital Bliss

- “Hey, turn that overhead light back on, can't you see I'm trying to read here? “Oh, don't be a silly goose, there's a table lamp right next to you there that should give you plenty of light, John.” ...

By: Rascal | Category: Humor | Score: 4.7| Added: 04 Jan 2013