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Dark Solstice

- I usually appreciate the winter solstice, because I love the mysterious chilly nights and the warm lights that stave it off from inside houses. Warm glasses of tea while gazing into the dark sky by t...

By: Gypsygyrl | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 22 Dec 2017

The Chronicles of Claudia Labelle -- Part XXVII

- Entry XXXIV – Would it be right of me to go back to entry one of this diary and cross out the line or two I wrote of wolves? I was wrong, as they are far from a glorious creation; they are, indee...

By: ZMahnke | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jul 2017

Redeemed By Love

- Sliding slowly towards the edge of the abyss, My mind begins its descent into the darkness, The pit of hell that constantly lurks out of sight, Like a shadow on the edges of consciousness, A nightmar...

By: KindOfHeart | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Apr 2017

The Chronicles of Claudia Labelle -- Part XVII

- Entry XXIII – I was awakened in the dead of night by the sound of a slow drip of liquid somewhere within my living quarters. Rancid air filled my lungs, staining my heart with a dreadful terror t...

By: ZMahnke | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 22 Mar 2017

The Darkness

- Time passes like it always does. But, this time here is different. This time I am alone. Alone, I have never been this alone before. It is not that sense of loneliness one gets when surrounded by peo...

By: BBaker | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 21 Feb 2017

Hiding Under

- Sweet never eternal friend we`ll burn no more this is not the end   Hiding under we`ll escape the hunt Hiding under doing what we want   Vampire   Never coming out at day the thirst does...

By: GeorgeGrimsley | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 10 Feb 2017

Another Day, Another Panic Attack

- I was awake at 4am (after dreaming of panicking), worrying about going to Painsburys for 7am (when it tends to be quiet), when it occurred to me that Stressco might already be open! It was, and so I ...

By: Daisy | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jan 2017

Not Alice's Wonderland

- Falling into a gaping fissure, darkness swallows me up. Why can't it be Alice's rabbit hole? Her underworld full of wonders, overflowing with psychedelic shrooms, hookah-smoking caterpillars an...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Dec 2016

Bleed Eternal

- The bite of the blade shocked her, as it pierced her tender pale flesh. Hesitation had always ruled this moment, as small droplets of blood beaded across her skin. Tonight, she knew her conviction h...

By: sweetangel | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 Dec 2016

Out Of The Darkness

- I wake on my left side, shivering from the cold. I fumble for the comforter but come up empty-handed. Annoyed, I roll onto my back thinking I'll have to wrestle it from Ben, my blanket-stealing husban...

By: bella685 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 30 Nov 2016

Old Demons Laughing

- Images flash in my mind Memories play back Like an invasive parasite Forcing the reliving Of moments best forgotten Old demons are laughing at me When love fades away And the darkness prevail...

By: JätteskogFrejyason | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 25 Nov 2016

Slow she walks

- Slow she walks, with her eyes closed, into the darkness. She doesn't need eyes to see, ears to hear or senses to sense, what dangers lie ahead. Here walks a focused girl, in a straight path, numb to...

By: anthonychansa | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 17 Oct 2016

True Love Conquers All

- Inexorably I can feel myself falling  Into the darkness that always lurks, sinister  And out of sight, there at the corner of my mind,  A place of demons and unnameable horrors,  Where my worst nightm...

By: KindOfHeart | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Oct 2016

The Tunnel

- Archibald Horsley was a quiet, unassuming fellow, in fact, he was very shy. Everyone who knew him liked him, but he didn't have any actual friends. At thirty years old, he was unmarried with no child...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 31 May 2016

Best Friend

- When my world is darker than I can understand. When my sky turns gray with no light in sight. When nothing turns out the way, I've planned. When I can’t sleep at all, through the lonely night. I tu...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 29 May 2016

Baseball Back When

- The following meditation on the whoosification of modern baseball was sparked by a recent trip to a swanky, new, air-conditioned major league ballpark. Now don't get me wrong, all these ritzy n...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 25 May 2016

Overcome

- Life is a journey. We travel it's paths. Though not always easy. It's always adventuresome. Sometime feeling alone. Encountering many challenges and obstacles. Our goal is to reach a certain d...

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 19 Apr 2016

Despair

- The stranger He walks in the darkness Hiding in the back of my mind Always waiting for a small opening Ready to take over and command The fear of being alone Of loosing all hope Fightin...

By: maryruth | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 29 Mar 2016

Words Like Knives

- Your words are like knives Are they truthful or lies They just ruin lives Tears running from my eyes I know you're trying To pay these bills It’s really just the lying It’s really making me ill...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 14 Jan 2016

Solstice: midnight enchantment

- Moonlight edged through the tree branches high overhead, as the wind howled through them bringing a sharp cold slap to her face. Darkness seeped under the canopy far above, shrouding the world in shad...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 14 Jan 2016 Editor's Pick

A Particular Woman

- To whoever you are I can't promise you money, And I can't promise you comfort, But I can promise you a warm hand When the darkness comes And a warm smile When all the world rages around us.

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 25 Nov 2015

Nightmare Diaries: Oubliette

- I wake up fighting. My body is completely still, but I fight with consciousness the same way I do every night and every morning. I want to stay immersed in oblivion, but the gremlins in my head won’t...

By: TooShy678 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 18 Nov 2015

The Eternal Struggle

- As I run through dark streets I can’t help looking back, Knowing my pursuer is about to attack. As I run these bloody streets I can’t stop to catch my breath, Can’t afford to get caught, not...

By: TheOriginalHybrid2 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 14 Jul 2015

There Are Two Kinds of Evil Men

- There are two kinds of evil men, There are two kinds of men, There are the evil men who think they are doing good, And there are the evil men who know they are doing evil. I am Cain who killed Abel.

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 29 Jun 2015

A Brief Ray of Light

- The little thing crawls on the forest floor. It wraps itself within the jungle, Cloaked by the creepers. The skin ripples over its ribs As breath sighs from its mouth. A cocoon of darkn...

By: Ididntdoit | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 11 May 2015

This Violence

- What place has gentleness In a world like this? What place has innocence? If you find it don't tell me. Don't tell anyone Keep it a secret. For I live in a world That only knows violence And I suspe...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 May 2015

Black tree's

- The darkness surrounds me Like a forest  Of black tree's  But In the clearing There is a light  That Shines Brighter than Bright  It shall guide me  So that I may fly Away from this place...

By: Draculasnotdead | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Apr 2015

Bury the Sunlight

- The Darkness is near  In the place  Between Sunset and Dusk The sun is sinking Below the Horizon Like a ship at sea Or a body at rest  going into the ground But Do not fear  The Darkness is ...

By: Draculasnotdead | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Apr 2015

Madness

- Why does it have to be me? You lie in bed asleep, While I sit in a dark corner, Petrified of my own thoughts. I can't sleep because you'll be there.  Slowly I slip into madness. Pounding my...

By: insomniac_00 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 12 Mar 2015

Spider Webs and Moonbeams

- Come sit with me, said the spider to the fly. Daylight's gone, moonbeams grace the sky. Glitter from the stars are captured in my web. Breaking night's darkness as sunbeams ebb. Visit for awhil...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 19 Feb 2015

On a Winter Eve

- Darkness. Embedded in the shadow. Shadow. Comes with the light. Its cold outside Even though the sun shines. Its colder inside I'm suffocating with my plight. No one knows How much they can endure, ...

By: azuma | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jan 2015

Darkness

- Dead silence ringing in my ears Alone outside in the dark of night A coyote's howl from nowhere appears My mind not filled with any fright Then a call from an owl I hear Awaiting arrival of ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 12 Jan 2015

Morning

- As the morning slowly brightens I sit and contemplate the silence And the darkness that surrounds me As a blanket, snug and tight Knowing I must let the day come Though reluctant, so I hol...

By: paulus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Nov 2014

The Owl

- fat and feathery-soft, deceptively weightless; he floats, a skilful sackful of ether, on invisible waves. he silhouettes against the moon’s pale circle, growing with his deadly descent. and in each ...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 10 Oct 2014

No Escape

- When black clouds swarm around me and reach down deep inside, I push away the darkness and huddle close and hide. I tremble with the terror that has me in its frame, the dead tide sweeps across me as ...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 02 Oct 2014

Stop Saying You Love Me

- Stop saying you love me, Because I don't think you understand how much I hurt, How much I cry, How many times I wake up in the middle of the night screaming, Because of you.  I don't think y...

By: insomniac_00 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 10 Jul 2014

Alone

- I don’t know why I am feeling this way all I know is it isn’t good I feel like running a knife over my wrist Or mixing some medicine with alcohol Maybe even jumping out of a window I kno...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jun 2014

Satan's Masque

- Once more a darkening view recaptures mentality's gaze. Bringing jumbled recollections, variegated images of the past. Jaded memories parade and flit, through a misty greying haze. Resolutions...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Apr 2014

spider web

- Tangled Breathless Torn, I lay here trapped as a fly. Still stuck in the past I formed my own web with tears and shame. Death is my spider and freedom. Wrap and warp myself with t...

By: saki1995 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 08 Apr 2014

Darkness

- Darkness, what a creepy mystery. It comes and goes so easily. Spun from lack, it does come back, 'less light remains, it's one true bane. For eradication is swift, and a flicker or a blink...

By: NicholasDare | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Mar 2014

Life

- The sun is shining, birds are chirping And there is a gentle breeze, Overall it is a beautiful day, However I am surrounded in darkness Feeling scared, unsure and very alone. Going thro...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Mar 2014

Depression

- D rowning deep within one’s self E chos of fears and memories past P ressures of self doubt R esurfacing from time to time E roding what’s left of one’s self confidence S ee...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Feb 2014

Banished (Chapter One)

- The droning sound of my alarm clock shattered the peacefulness of my dreams, and I groggily hit the off button and then proceeded to stretch, stifling a yawn. The dim glow of the alarm clock read 6:00...

By: Goatfiend_18 | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.7| Added: 07 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

Banished (prologue)

- There were little fireflies in the dark sky, and that's how I knew it was nighttime. Momma called them stars, and I always loved looking up at them. There was also an enormous white will-o'-the-wisp t...

By: Goatfiend_18 | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.3| Added: 05 Dec 2013

The Darkest Night - Part Two

- The woodsman had many talents, but caring for newly-born baby girls was not among them, so he did the only thing he could think of – he took the child to the village church. The pastor’s wife was in t...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 21 Oct 2013

The Darkest Night - Part One

- Once upon a time, in a long forgotten land, there lived a young woman whose name struck fear into even the bravest of hearts. She lived in a tiny cottage at the edge of a deep forest, near an old drie...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.9| Added: 09 Oct 2013

Pathway Home

- Sometimes the most brilliant colors are visible, just before darkness blocks the sun. If one waits, the night sky comes alive, with the sparkle from millions of stars. Brandishing flickers, ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 11 Sep 2013

No stars above

- The bone chilling wind blew across the field into the barren city. Dense, dark clouds shrouded the sky above, threatening a heavy downpour. The only glimmer of light was from the misty orange hue of t...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 23 Aug 2013

Standing in the Puddle of Light

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Light puddles on the floor, Crawling along the wooden slats And bleeding down the cracks To nowhere a...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Aug 2013

The Princess in Me

- Iam a Princess, created out of the rubble that my life became. No one wanted me. So deep inside I had to survive. Out of necessity you were born. I don’t know how, but you were mine. Y...

By: TxPrincess | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 31 Jul 2013

The Armor

- Standingon the ledge, Waiting for the knowledge. It never comes, Only wonder, Only worry, Only darkness, Full of fear. Riding up below the ledge; There you are. The Armor o...

By: TxPrincess | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 29 Jul 2013

Love Is The Origin

- Love Is The Origin Of Darkness Calling Dark Nights And Evil Whispers A Gift From The Heavens Love Is The Origin Of Anger And Pride Love Is The Origin Of Hate And Envy Love Is The Origin That Torm...

By: burnt7 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 08 Jul 2013

Countdown

- The day you died, leaving me forever in darkness A clock started in my mind A now cold emotionless vacuum Twenty-six years at most When my time will finish on this earth too So much work ...

By: sea | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 04 Jul 2013

Solarites Ch 11

- A three foot ring of crystal plants were illuminated around us. If any Solarites were around, we would have been spotted almost immediately. The thought made me shiver, but I highly doubted there wou...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 17 Jun 2013

Friend

- Darkness invade reality, light and color fade. Our world completely tipped upside down. Deep in the gloom, feeling totally betrayed. Words from a friend can remove our frown. Brightening ou...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jun 2013

Carrion Dreams

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Search the stars For dreams that are lost. Fly upon the backs of carrion crows As they batter their ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 28 May 2013

Opalescent

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Fragile ball of opalescence, Rainbow glass of milky white; Swirling laughter fills the globe And bobs...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Mar 2013

Five Minute Adventures Presents: Mister Sunshine

- He was a tinkerer ever since he could remember; plastic bricks, tiny fake logs, that’s how it all began. Since then, he had graduated to bigger and better things–they weren’t actually very big things ...

By: eglouis | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 26 Mar 2013

Time Moves On

- Time Moves On The night is crisp. But it is not cold, for music goes through the air and warms it. The walks themselves are silent. Yet lovers keep them company. A voice is heard. It's the voice of...

By: frogprince | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 07 Mar 2013

My Wulf

- I take his hand and he takes mine. Joined together, I swear myself to him.  It seems that everything I've done, he's done, we've done has led up to this moment. None of the guns or "Heil Hitlers"...

By: bookluva4eva | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Feb 2013

Another Place, Another Time

- Another Time, AnotherPlace “Your human is a brat.” My love’s voice coiled towards me slowly, the words stretched out in the silly way that slow motion videos sound. His energy signature was humm...

By: aliera | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 3.3| Added: 27 Feb 2013

A Glass Window

- A Glass Window Screaming, I woke up frantically searching for the lamp at my bedside table. My hands fumbled around until I found the familiar switch, and I looked down to see my palms sweating. To...

By: Dmv1994 | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2013

Abel and Kane

- Abel and Kane “I will not ask you again Miss Gatewood.” The interrogator said. “What did you see down there?” Gatewood stamped out her cigarette on the tAbel . “I already told you. Freedom.” Th...

By: RobertHildenbrand | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 3.7| Added: 24 Feb 2013

A soldier's tale, as told by the wife

- Julianne finished loading the large moving truck and pulled the rear door closed. She walked down the rear ramp and glanced up at the only home she had known for the last twenty years. She glanced dow...

By: RobertHildenbrand | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 22 Feb 2013

The Legend Of Sunshine And Rain

- When Earth was void of love and life,  And darkness reigned supreme. There was no time, nor thing, nor place, That darkness had not seen. The Lord of Light, while traveling throug...

By: plumnearly2 | Category: Childrens | Score: 4.2| Added: 22 Feb 2013

Old Wooden Rowboat

- It was early morning. The fog still clung in patches to the tips of the hills as I walked down to the edge of the lake. I felt chilled. Pulling my jacket closer around me I trudged on. Used to the hus...

By: vickie3338 | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 22 Feb 2013

True Illumination

- True Illumination There was once a lush and beautiful forest teeming with life, and any who passed through it felt refreshed and cheerful. Its borders stretched all the way from the village of ...

By: Amber | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.5| Added: 20 Feb 2013 Editor's Pick

A weekend in the Closet

- I love light. I hate the darkness. This might be a statement you would hear from most people. Unfortunately, my obsessiveness stems for one horrifying weekend I will never forget. My fear of darkness ...

By: Vinster1968 | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 17 Feb 2013

Fighting the Everdark

- Fighting the Everdark The room was black as pitch, but for the harsh glare of an aging laptop. It was the kind that would creak in eerie protest of the stress it's owner, the Author, was sure to impo...

By: rhibeard | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 16 Feb 2013

Burden

- “You don’t have to come,” she mumbled through the phone. I heard a sniff, a cough, and then an apology of some sort. “I’m fine, really.” Hardly convincing, I thought, as I grabbed keys and locked the ...

By: isaac | Category: Drama | Score: 3.2| Added: 17 Feb 2013

The Rhapsody of the World

- The subdued yellow glow of lampposts served as my makeshift milestones as I trudged down the road. Humidity choked the post-storm air. The storm had raged for hours; there had been reports of widespre...

By: AlexH | Category: Musings | Score: 4| Added: 12 Feb 2013

The chess match

- All wars have a beginning and all wars have an end, except for one. The war between the light that illuminates the world with all that is good and the darkness which fills our hearts, blinding us with...

By: RobertHildenbrand | Category: Fantasy | Score: 3.8| Added: 11 Feb 2013

Mirrors and Demons

- There was a demon in my bathroom mirror. This was not one of those cartoon imps, with their chubby faces, and tiny horns. It was not the kind that waves its cute little pitchfork at you as it capers...

By: Kestrel36 | Category: Horror | Score: 4| Added: 08 Feb 2013

Into The Light

- You crept into my house in the black of the night When my eyes were closed and my guard was down You came to my bed and whispered lies in my ear But I didn’t resist; your voice is soothing to ea...

By: ACCooper | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.8| Added: 01 Feb 2013

Dark Knight Lost Soul

- Dark Knight Lost Soul Once there was a young knight from the Spanish countryside. On one of his many journeys he did meet an exotic maiden, her hand promised to a great warrior from the isle of mist...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.4| Added: 31 Jan 2013

Blood Oath

- BLOOD OATH upon the field of honour we do stand tall and unwavering true to our one God banners whipping in the wind of discontent shields and battle axes at the ready to defend swords draw...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Musings | Score: 3.6| Added: 30 Jan 2013

Carried Too Long

- Allowing myself to misplace reality's grip. Dwelling yet again in the past, feeling dismay. Into the bottomless depths of darkness I slip. Why could life not have been a different way? Trying to re...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 27 Jan 2013 Editor's Pick

An Epic Poetic Tale: The Murdered Spouse

- And hatred then consumed my soul after your vile unfaithful act. Revenge became my only goal and thus came my satanic pact. All that mattered was to see you were destroyed in every way. Crying there ...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 14 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

Confession

- Nobody said it would be easy. She just didn’t expect it’d be this hard. The clock ticks the hours, the minutes, the seconds, and with each passing minute of daylight, she sighs deeply and braces for...

By: DianaShallard | Category: Drama | Score: 4.4| Added: 04 Jan 2013 Editor's Pick

Lifeless Stencils

- A pitiful act, a devious plan The play of the mind, a simple question Where to be now, at this moment? It seems like something odd or naive, maybe Yet that thought drives dreams and create nightm...

By: Isadora | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Dec 2012

Broken Rampart Tattered Golden Banner

- Broken Rampart Tattered Golden Banner evil is on the march from the east from the north and even from the west darkness covers the land evil everywhere he who calls upon darkness holds s...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Musings | Score: 3.8| Added: 31 Dec 2012

Sentence Passed

- Difficult to see the brighter side of life. Hidden away in dimness, feeling strife. Inadequacies, linger in the shadows. Darkness, spearing wits like arrows. Memories of a childhood stolen early....

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 30 Dec 2012

The Eternal Twins

- Since the dawn of time Before poets learned to rhyme They have remained together yet apart Fighting for supremacy in every being’s heart. One is dark like the night, Whose first instinct is to fight ...

By: Isabelle | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 28 Dec 2012

December 26, 2012

- 5 days ago, the world ended 5 days from now, the year will 2 days ago, Lucy left 2 days from now, I’ll get over it Yesterday was a Roman holiday Tomorrow, I have to go back to work Toda...

By: alexfenris | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 27 Dec 2012

Hurt

- I wish I could take away your pain, To soothe the burning hurt, To erase the past, And create a new future. I hate to see what is happening, And be powerless to stop it. I can see the bl...

By: Blue | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 09 Dec 2012

Lost in Christmas

- Scurrying crowds beat down on the pavements And screaming children bicker with their frustrated adults, Strangers to each other in this season of enforced cheer. Blue-white light strings buzz above t...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 04 Dec 2012

What Some of the Whisperers Say

- We do things our own way, You're not part of it. We don't want you near us; Hide your freaking shit. You'll never fit in, Though we'll tell you, you will, Then we'll stab from behind And we'll kick '...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Dec 2012

Fall

- I lie there, flat on my back, sore and disoriented. Blinking against the darkness, I begin to comprehend my surroundings but make no attempts to move yet, growing accustomed to the dull ache in my mu...

By: clum | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 01 Dec 2012

Darkness Calls

- Night rolls in thick as molasses, In the womb of darkness, evil stirs. The beast is hungry and needs to feed, And so each silent prowl begins. Surveying our realm from Hell’s dark gate With anxio...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 01 Nov 2012

My Chateau

- Cast into the darkness of my mind. Reality thrown away long ago. Swirling in a fantasy world blind. Round and round, tumbling slow. Voices shouting obscenities, not kind. Not feeling any kind of...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Oct 2012

Heraldic September

- The fiercest heat of blazing sun has finally stretched its arms   And yawned its way towards the stairs embraced in cooling balms Of fresh-breathed northern winds that chase the southern cloying h...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Sep 2012

The Sacrifice

- Do I or don’t I? The spirits beg of me: Won’t I? If I knew what it was, I was supposed to do, I’d do it and be done with it. The Spirits begin to waken, I feel them: Writhing, guiding me... Make it s...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 28 Aug 2012

Voices

- Sometimes I have to strain to hear. Sometimes they are loud and jeer. The things said, sometimes are bizarre. Sometimes cutting deep, leaving a scar. I don't know from where they come. They do at ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 29 Jul 2012

In Praise of Evil

- I care not if the sky burns red and human flesh is seared. I care not if all souls just rot as many long have feared. I wait for when the birds don’t fly and locusts take the grain. I hope the fer...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 01 Jun 2012

Lost and Found

- Your voice long lost returned to me. I wondered if I could decode its content. Falling leaves whispered in darkness. Misty air wrote perfect pentameter couplets. I did recognize your voice, los...

By: nirupam | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 02 May 2012

Stygian Lines

- I once found myself straddling the line between reality and fantasy. Where I walked the world in a half-dream state. Neither feeling alive nor departed. I was defunct, deadened, despondent. Days...

By: iszofia | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 20 Feb 2012

Darkness or Light

- Even in the darkest sky there is light. Look hard not a quickened glance, light is there to see. Even turbulent swirling dark clouds carry images of joy, that display in time. Where nothing good...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 30 Dec 2011