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It's a Choice

- They say that happiness is a choice    I don't recall ever saying I don't want to be happy    If happiness is a choice, doesn't that mean that depression is too?    When standing in the line, I...

By: Living_A_Horror | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Sep 2017

Broken Ink

- She is cracked and dry Shards of what Should be. Empty air does not live here, A harsh lit space of nothingness Where blinding white Scours reject sides And spears of broken Stab the world. The wind...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Aug 2017

Anxiety

- Thoughts fly through my head,   a million plus one  because a million simply won't do.  Pain, and heartache  the mistakes I made yesterday  a year ago, and the year before that.   Emotions become j...

By: LovelyTiff | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jul 2017

The Mohawk Cabin (Chapter 1)

- The wood-spoked wheels of the old Crow-Elkhart began sinking in the soft mud along the shoulder of Route 9W almost as soon as I stopped the car. I had just pulled off the macadam in a panic, at the s...

By: LaJumelleMauvaise | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jul 2017

Ennui

- Apathy clung suffocating her Inhaling boredom, exhaling emptiness Daily life a blur She welcomed change with bitterness Her bones wracked with discomfort Weighted down by inferiority Complete annihi...

By: SilverJaye | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jun 2017

Moth in the Jar

- I am the moth in the jar Hammering hard against glass As it warms in the sunrise and Bakes in the heat On my fragile dry leaf Of unfortunate soul Ever flipping itself To get out And to breathe. Wher...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jun 2017

Never Saw Paris

- Young innocent life Burdened unfairly Much older now Remains unjust Invisible pain Tears no one’s seen Taker’s still take This giver’s mistake Please remember It's not your fault Will always be min...

By: Ping | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 May 2017

Stuck

- I move my feet They will not obey I'm stuck right here Where I will stay I make honest strides To leave this place No one sees I try, It makes my heart ache There's a block in my mind Or somewhere ...

By: AmethystCrow | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 May 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

Kindred Spirits, Distant Hearts

- Munchen-Pasing. April 9th, 1918: A Beginning   “Magda! Magda! Quickly, it's coming!” A young Anna Kaufmann called desperately for her closest friend and neighbour. In an advanced state of p...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 20 Apr 2017

Scars to Tattoos

- I no longer need to make marks on me A professional who tattoos has set me free When certain thoughts return and intrude back into my life for reasons unknown I try to quiet them appease, silence ...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Apr 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

The Void

- There is only darkness Where all others hide their souls, A gravity so ugly Where the air is rank and noisome And the darkling ghosts hide screaming In the humming, chasmic void Where she hides forgo...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jan 2017

Welcomed to the Club

- "Merry fuckin' Christmas," I said to myself as I walked across the parking lot and entered the bar The Cork and Bottle was a neighborhood joint that had a reputation for attracting a rough crowd. I ...

By: The_Count | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jan 2017

Take My Hand Again

- You should be able to see When I am struggling to be Cold winds howl and shake It's harder now for me to wake This year you've turned blind Leaving me to flounder in my mind Years gone past you've h...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jan 2017

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

Rag Doll

- There's a pain I have inside;  I try so hard to hide; I hold on tight and bury it deep; But there's just so long that it will keep; Then in a flash the tears flow free; And continue till they...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Nov 2016

Night Child

- Searching in the low light, Twisting on the needles, Head spinning, Tongue swelling, Hands trembling, Heart aching, Eyes all grainy sleepy and I cannot drift away. Memories melting in the shadowed Cy...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Nov 2016

DepressMode

- In the darkest depths it’s found In each corner of the round Its nature is to make you doubt What it is you’re all about Escape it once you’ll barely glean The likes of this infernal machine Up ...

By: BobDobalina | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Oct 2016

Finding Me

- I'm lost in myself trying to find my way back to me.... Black clouds cover my realm Not releasing me from hell Stuck inside an impossible place Feeling as if I've lost all grace Death is a bitter ...

By: ChickaDee | Category: Poetry | Added: 27 Oct 2016

Welcome Back

- Fall's returned to give me it's lift My sanity, energy and outlook Returned, I am up early, life is a gift Smiles, I work, exercise, even cook Summer's heat zapped my soul Slowly I eroded and lo...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Oct 2016

All Mixed Up

- I never know how to say My mind has gone away Turning black from gray I hate being this way Whispered confusion Mixed within delusion And fearful destitution Seeking restitution Gasping for air Und...

By: adi_me | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 25 Sep 2016

Who Am I?

- Deep inside no one knows who I am, and so it goes; Depression rules this life I live and so each night alone I give; Into the worthlessness I feel 'cause once she was gone it broke my will;  My mar...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Sep 2016

Ebb & Flow

- The night continues to fall and I become one with the shadows.  Struggling to stay afloat, I am stranded in this unrelenting flow waiting for an ebb that never comes. This tide is not turning. A da...

By: sweetangel | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Sep 2016

The pen

- ; Three in the morning in cold sweat Remembering everything that was said Wishing deeply that I could forget But all I could think of was red. Red like the blood I shed to be free Lon...

By: Entangled_Fate | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 08 Sep 2016

Total Eclipse of the Untrained Mind

- Crushed by the burden of my expectations My humiliation is complete, And I am descending into a dark pit Of self-abnegation and contempt, My self-esteem shattered into crystal shards By the bruta...

By: KindOfHeart | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Aug 2016

Earth Rising

- The sun does not set on This face of mine, Nor soar on wings of fire to me, Nor rush to greet me, Kiss me, leave me, Nor burn and scorch the skin from me. It is I who moves away Withdrawn From light ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Aug 2016

Mama Didn’t Show Me How to Cope - Chapter 1

- I had about five minutes to think this over. Picture this: I’m sitting in the bathroom taking a dump, I have a case of diarrhea and stomach cramping due to having a stomach infection that occurred rig...

By: marigolds | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jun 2016

Mama Didn’t Show Me How to Cope

- I. Depression /dəˈpreSH(ə)n/ noun A mental condition characterized by feelings of severe despondency and dejection, typically also with feelings of inadequacy and guilt, often accompanied by...

By: marigolds | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jun 2016

Tears of the Sun

- Where does the sun go When he sneaks away, When the day turns to night And my thoughts fly astray On the wings of the whispers That flit round my head, And the shadows creep up And crawl under my bed?...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 May 2016

Come with Me...

- Come with me to a world others shun To a world of death and destruction Here you will find no absolution For the Beast rules with condemnation Where your mind believes the deception Your hatred b...

By: Sicarium | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 May 2016

Blackthorn

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Face in the shadows Where eyes burn black candles And wax in the water Has armoured the lips, A soul...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 13 Apr 2016 Editor's Pick

Death by Disorders

- "Help is on the way... but it never came!" - Help Is On The Way by Rise Against.     It began as a trickle, a wee stream, but it's growing now the river  looks more like a lake and the lake...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Mar 2016

I Know

- I know how dark the night can get I know how tight my skin can fit I know how deep the cut can go I know how much the hate can grow I know how heavy my chest can seem I know how loudly ...

By: BBaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Mar 2016

Perfect Light Broken Dark

- Smile and breathe easy Giggle and laugh softly Hug and pat gently Speak and agree politely Fake and pretend believably Act and behave perfectly Sob and cry privately Hurt and break secr...

By: BBaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Mar 2016

Not Meant For Me?

- I feel that happiness is perhaps not meant for me Contented, stable, smiling, satisfied, maybe those It's meaning lost, I search but still can not see Lost in my reverie, to decide and define or to lo...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Mar 2016

I Need A Vacation (From Myself)

- "2am and I'm still awake, writing a song. If I get it all down on paper it's no longer inside of me, threatening the life it belongs to." -Anna Nalick, Just Breathe. They say I'm out of my he...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Musings | Score: 4.5| Added: 31 Jan 2016

Darkness and Light

- It's becoming dark again, I really could use a hand Not mine, they hurt and I cry, just let me be Clocks back and dark comes early over the land Light gone, that heals and often frees me Alarm in th...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 13 Dec 2015

Bereft

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Where grace and evil Meet the screaming stars, Lamplight in dragonlight Echoes matchless lost dreams ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Dec 2015

Cannot Breathe

- When I'm sad I often feel sick My body is cold and I want to sleep I do hope I can get through this quick All I want to do is weep Every month on that day It's when the shit hits the fan I really ...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 21 Oct 2015

A Very Sad Day

- I’m very sad today Things seem to be worse You promised you’d find a way I really feel like we’re cursed We can never get ahead Always far behind I just want to go to bed I’m really losing my ...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 20 Oct 2015

The Almshouse

- THE ALMSHOUSE Chapter 1 I remember my last day at St. Margaret’s. It had been snowing, as it did every winter in Ashford, Pennsylvania. The roads disappeared under blankets of white, and busines...

By: BlancheKing | Category: Thriller | Score: 5| Added: 22 Sep 2015

One small step.

- I stand upon the cliff edge, looking out, alone. Above the sky is laden, grey and dark, forlorn. Just one step that's all I need, just one to end it all, One small step to end my life, one step for...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Sep 2015

Broken

- Will you hold my hand? Will you help me to fight When dark clouds descend, Obscuring the light? Will you stay by my side, Help me weather the storm Of fragile emotions, Smashed, ripped and t...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Sep 2015

Life With An Introvert

- It's finally time to come home No words about your day No calling on the phone Nothing to talk about or say You grab something to eat Time to watch baseball You'll enjoy a sweet treat Phone rings ...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 20 Aug 2015

Why Do I Bother

- I really don't know why I bother I say hello and see how you are The words each day seem to get harder It's like everything I say is a scar One minute things are really great The next minute they'...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 18 Aug 2015

The Cool Side of the Pillow

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Languishing dreams where a heart grows still, Slowing tick of the clock drives distraction to Death'...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 06 Aug 2015

The Perfect Pair

- The pain is unbearable But it's all in my head You can't see the symptoms But aren't the cuts on my arm enough? It doesn't seem fair that I can call out cause I got the flu  But depression mak...

By: lilxfox13 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jun 2015

Blue Skies

-   Don’t ask me what’s wrong, My beloved one, The person you love’s Temporarily gone. I’ve no answers for you, No reason to give For the sudden loss Of my will to live. I’m trapped beneath My perso...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 May 2015

Waves

- I see you there, Out in the sea, Waving at people,  Who just wave back. They don't understand. You're not having fun. The struggle is real, Too tired to swim. They can't see your call Your cry fo...

By: Nox | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Apr 2015

Stay Strong

- My body hurts. With every step I take on the damn ground I feel my soul burning and hurting,  Like at any moment I could fall through the floor. Life is hard for everyone, And for people that ...

By: insomniac_00 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 20 Apr 2015

Remember How It Used To Be

- She stares and cries..oh what a sight The ring on her finger catches the light She closes her eyes and tries to forget What she had done, so full of regret Weeks ago she told him no That sh...

By: Kiera | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Apr 2015

Walking On A Wire

- She climbs up the ladder, lands at the tight rope, her trick of choice. She will attempt to walk it, straight across, without leaning either way. She is fine until halfway through, then her f...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Mar 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: 4.8| Added: 12 Mar 2015

Moody Blues

- Oh great, here comes the mood,  You never know how you'll be. Sometimes I cry because your rude, You must know this and agree. Please get rid of this stress, And stop talking about it. It's just an a...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 24 Jan 2015

Where Tears Reign

- Here tears reign, And Self cannot be pulled together When Self is screaming, torn asunder, Where empty shell is welling up whilst Eyes of others roll Against the failings of this Selfish child, So cal...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jan 2015 Editor's Pick

Llywellya

- "Because of you I try my hardest just to forget everything, Because of you I don't know how to let anyone else in, Because of you I'm ashamed of my life because it's empty, Because of you..." She o...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 31 Dec 2014

Aria: Every Single Day

- I have things to do, people to talk to, places to call in order to live my life. My mom reminds me of this every single day. So does my dad, though in a more harsh and sarcastic manner. I need to call...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 30 Dec 2014

I Wonder What You Think

- I often wonder what you think,  Your actions are different then mine. We really are never quite in sync, You're always working never giving me time. There's more to life then just work, I'm needing m...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 28 Dec 2014

Hopeful

- I was hopeful for a lovely day,  But you just can't give me the time. I'm so miserable in so many ways, Loving you is really a crime. A simple hello would be nice, Ask me how I'm doing. Your mood is ...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 25 Dec 2014

Why?

- "Why?" The word that pops into my head every day. Why? I don't know. Maybe I'm thinking about past experiences. My life. Being depressed. Everything. Nothing. I don't know. People tell me I say 'I d...

By: bunz | Category: Musings | Score: 4.3| Added: 19 Dec 2014

Depression

- It's like the world is crashing around me I'm drowning and suffocating under my own breath Like reaching for a branch that isn't there Only to be plunged back under the water Swirling aroun...

By: catgirl1992 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 25 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: 4.7| Added: 02 Oct 2014

Denied

- Laughing with friends. Smiling and happy. Joking for fun. Bouncing about, Nothing wrong. Denied. Going to parties. Dancing the night away. Walking with my head up. Singing, free-spirited. Denied. ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Sep 2014

I'm that Girl

- I'm that girl the one that's loud only because  I'm afraid of not being heard I'm that girl The one that's always smiling because  If I don't the pain will become unbearable... again I'm tha...

By: lilxfox13 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 21 Sep 2014

is suicide the answer

- A cut above, a cut below- suicide can be very slow Peer pressures are getting to you- is this the only thing that you can do? For your family and friends now come the burdens and tears Not knowing...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 19 Sep 2014

No Regrets

- I am bathed in my own morals On the curve of the beach In the damp sand Where the water rises to greet And then slips silently away Ebbs and flows Under the oblivious light of the moon The wind fi...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Sep 2014

Living With Me

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Sing silence a song of a void in the night Where the stars sink in oil And vain they scream out As the ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 20 Jul 2014

Broken or Breaking

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Peach perfect moon in an apricot sky, There are footsteps in the stardust Where the diamonds of the s...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Jul 2014

Afraid of Being Alone

- Depression is the fear of never being good enough. Depression is curling into a ball against the wall and not being able to breathe while you don't sob . Depression is being afraid to ever be singl...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jun 2014

When

- When you can’t eat,  can't sleep,  can't breathe without them. When your chest tightens up  and it feels as if a hand has reached up inside your chest,  squeezing your heart between cold finger...

By: Liz | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jun 2014

Over

- A soft breeze flowing through the boughs of the deciduous trees, racing its way across empty fields of grass and slow moving streams and ponds, carrying on it the music of the night. Crickets chirped ...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 27 May 2014

My Life

- Hi, I'm Martyna Smith. I was born September 22nd. My friends call me Marty and my best friend calls me penguin. If I were to tell people my story they would call me an attention seeker. Maybe attent...

By: Living_A_Horror | Category: General | Score: 4.9| Added: 26 May 2014

Have You Ever?

- Have you ever felt like you don't belong in this world? I have Have you ever went to bed hoping you didn't wake up in the morning? I have Have you ever had suicidal thoughts that you couldn't ...

By: Living_A_Horror | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 14 May 2014

Life

- Life What is life? Why do we live it? What the point? When will everyone be happy? All these questions and more run through my head as I think of my life Is life really worth living? Wer...

By: Living_A_Horror | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 May 2014

What's Depression Like? He Asked

- "What's depression like?" he asked. It's like being at the bottom of the ocean and not being able to breathe, but seeing everyone around you breathing. It's like trying to move on, but not knowing...

By: Living_A_Horror | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 05 May 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

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

Thanks for the Ride

- I wrote this piece as the first effort in a collaboration between myself and an artist. The theme was Anxiety / Release. They said I was wrong in the head, a case study for the shrinks. Neuroti...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Apr 2014

Merry Go Round of Life

- I am here for so many hours in a day,  Why don't you reach out in some kind of way. A phone call or a text seem rather nice, You seem rather cold, your mood like ice. I am always doing nice things f...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 05 Mar 2014

Piddling With A Hainted Heart

- Just because she doesn't cry,  Doesn’t mean a thing.  What she’s piddling with  Is a hainted heart. Sometimes tears  Can't cause a river  Deep enough for a woman  To dip her haint of a heart i...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 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

silent monster

- It’s a silent monster that eats up joy, smiles and laughter. Chokes you into the end. This silent monster is called depression. I had suffered this disease since I was seven years old. I s...

By: saki1995 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.2| Added: 14 Feb 2014

unblocking the writer's block

- So here I am, once again, sitting down and staring blankly at a blank screen. No ideas come to mind, my passion has gone away. So depressing in all truth, for I love writing and I am bound and determ...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 12 Feb 2014

My darkest hour

- I sit in the darkness, devastated and alone. Wondering where the sun went, praying for its return. Each minute in the darkness feels like an eternity. Each sound, my enemy. Each breath, a reminder. A ...

By: rissvietti22 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 11 Feb 2014

Miss Ms.Depression

- My dreams consist of torturous realities I dream dreams most would consider nightmares With war and gore But they’re actually just a recap of what happened The day before I used to sle...

By: mlittlesana2017 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jan 2014

The Storm Within

- He's outside in the backyard Deep in his own thoughts When thunder claps overhead In the present, no longer lost. He hears the rain coming Walking across the forest floor Running to the house for s...

By: meredith | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Nov 2013

It's so complicated

- I often get so sad and I'm not sure why,  My husband asks me what is wrong and I just start to cry. All these feelings and emotions make me so sad, He wants to help me but instead he just gets mad. ...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 06 Nov 2013

Carry on, carry on

- Have you ever felt the scent? The musk of betrayal of life's loggerheads and your heart speaks loud echoes. Just like something is wrong, maybe depression. ~ Carry on, carry on. ~ Th...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 29 Oct 2013

I am free

- WARNING: This brief musing contains mentions of self-harm and destructive thoughts. May be triggering to some readers, so please don't read this if it is likely to do so to you. I wrote this for a fr...

By: NyuraVanko | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 28 Oct 2013

Some Moments Last Forever

- The alarm calls out again, pleading with you, begging you to get out of bed; a stubborn siren barely audible over the brewing storm in your head. Why did you even bother setting an alarm; it's not...

By: Moonbeam18 | Category: Drama | Score: 4.5| Added: 22 Oct 2013

The Unexpected News.....

- I would call your name over and over;  Can you hear me? I would talk slower. I often wondered does he hear? Reading and searching with great fear. I asked the doctors if something was wrong; ...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 12 Sep 2013

the edge

- High I stood On the edge I danced My wounds mighty My spirit almost broken Down below the water raged One step closer, one more leap and all this pain would dissipate The fall would be gr...

By: ravenpearl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Aug 2013

V-Sign to the Sunshine, Stripy Socks and Gingas

- This musing only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Sometimes I feel that the world is a graceless place. Well, alright, I always feel that. For me, ev...

By: Daisy | Category: Musings | Score: 4.4| Added: 19 Aug 2013 Editor's Pick

Depression Is A Dirty Word

- I stand on the top of the building where I work watching the congested traffic trying to make its way out of the city after a long hard day’s work. It's Friday, and it seems the entire city has decid...

By: sbyrne | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 24 Jul 2013

Anasazi- Manic Depression

- ***I want to add something, as an edit, because it has been brought to my attention by a friend on here that this prose-poem could be taken badly. I do not mean,  at all  that people with manic depr...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 30 Jun 2013

Crazy Calm

- This is a compilation of 4 micro fictions... making it a short flash fiction. Hope you enjoy.  *** She walks slowly down the stairs from their little bathroom. Her stomach is sick, and she f...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 19 May 2013

Black Hole

- Oh just let me be the black hole, Suck up all your happiness And teasing words, Spit them back out as a  bitter apology, a worthless, desperate cry of help... Stars die and plants shrive...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 20 Mar 2013

I Tried to Help

- ------------------------------------- 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 p...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Mar 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