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Learning to Fly

- Dear Dad, I should have done this so much sooner but I am a procrastinator as you well know. Sharing my thoughts with you now is the very least I can offer. Soon you won't remember my words and perh...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 20 Sep 2017

Soul Crushers

- Brain Dead CAN WE HAVE SOME SPACE PLEASE everyone be patient. JUST MOVE... WHO'S PUSHING.. I WANNA SEE HIM... THEY'RE MINE.. JUST SHUT IT. A million voices of fans are heard from the crowd. It's in...

By: Sumiji99 | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 12 Sep 2017

First Fight - Ch 7 of 7

- The End My father who is working as a nurse at that time, he went to the brother’s house, possibly with my grandfather. Makes a talk of peace, after explaining the situation about me protecting m...

By: SWARM | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 07 Sep 2017

First Fight - Ch 6 of 7

- My First Fight I honestly cannot remember what happens next or what I was doing before this occasion. This event just stands out of its own from start to finish. I will never forget this moment i...

By: SWARM | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 06 Sep 2017

First Fight - Ch 5 of 7

- School Break The math teacher scribbles some numbers on the chalkboard. Each tap of the white chalk against the board and each drop of white ashes was like a count down to an execution. She's al...

By: SWARM | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 05 Sep 2017

First Fight - Ch 4 of 7

- Good Morning “Wake up Vincent,” said my grandmother. Envious of my little brother still sleeping on the straw mattress, the smell of mosquito coil is vacuumed out from the wooden balconies door....

By: SWARM | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 04 Sep 2017

First Fight - Ch 3 of 7

- The House of Pain The old man smiles finally someone who bought the house has returned. He wonders if a jeep still there? With a mix of curiosity how he knows this without being there, how did he...

By: SWARM | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 03 Sep 2017

First Fight - Ch 2 of 7

- The New Kids on the Block   “Here he comes… run!” I shouted. And Nestor dodges Michael who was about to touch him. Nestor ran back to our base. “That was a close one!” he laughs. They already h...

By: SWARM | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 02 Sep 2017

First Fight - Ch 1 of 7

- Kung Fu Night Saturday night. The screaming kicks and the punches that keep missing against the head of an old master made the kids wants to join his school. Our leg’s skins against the cold surf...

By: SWARM | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 01 Sep 2017

Primordial Scream

- Tick tock, tick tock goes the clock. A child who has no voice from screaming internally, Not knowing what is happening, but her soul knows it's not right. Hoarse and silent she grew over the years...

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Added: 22 Jul 2017

Vacation's End

- Such joy our time at the shore Many things we did each day  Making sandcastles on the beach Swimming in the bay    We rode a pontoon boat  Fantasy Island such a joy  The Ferris wheel and lots ...

By: tonyal | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jul 2017

Recompense - Part One

- "I want them beheaded," she announced amidst the staggered crying of the women.  "You want to cling to the barbaric ways of your heritage then you can appreciate drawing your last breath with your t...

By: GossamerandGrey | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jul 2017

The Old Front Porch

- They approached the front porch hesitantly, passing between two blooming Rose of Sharon bushes with red flowers. A new place, strange to him, with dust specks dancing in the rays of the sun that flic...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 15 Apr 2017

Sweet Goodbyes

- I cried that day, as you passed away In my arms, where you did lay The warmth of your body, on those long cold nights The feel of your love, as we cuddled up tight You were my love, my hope, always ...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2017

Loved Ones

- Ashley awoke in the middle of the night to find fifteen missed calls on her phone. Her first instinct was to wake Bill, but as she reached for him, she had an alarming thought. Wasn’t he on call la...

By: Amber | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 02 Feb 2017

The Beautiful And The Dangerous - Chapter Two

- The murdered housekeeper and the missing wife “So I ran your victim’s identification and cards through the system, and I found some interesting things,” said Alec, who was the resident tech genius ...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jan 2017

The Damned: Chapter 1

- I knew he loved me. He treated me better than most young men did their wives in our village. But I couldn't help but envy the admiration he had for Amaka. Sometimes I felt like he adored Amaka more th...

By: Vuto_MSK | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 15 Dec 2016

It All Happened With That Episode

- Tragedies happen in a blink of an eye The husband has a heart attack He's a father and your amazing guy Passed out and everything went black Family gathers through this episode You're praying and tel...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 22 Nov 2016

How would you like your bear meat?

- One of the funniest, yet simplest things I have ever seen since working with children happened on Thursday and even now, just thinking and writing about it, I have the giggles again. We have a 'family...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 20 Nov 2016

All Endings Are Actually Beginnings!

- Have you ever envisioned how it is to see one of your family members dead? It may be unusual, to begin with an ending; however, all endings are actually beginnings, it’s simply that we didn't know it ...

By: shankarkittu | Category: General | Score: 4.7| Added: 22 Sep 2016

Living With BiPolar

- A person looks fine with Bipolar Except they have highs and lows They lose all their composure Their moods come, and they go One day they're on a manic high In a minute they could crash Thought...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 11 Sep 2016

Rise Of The Scourge - The Adventures of Caegrin I

- The Adventures of Caegrin I Caegrin hammered away endlessly on the sword. He thought something classic, and simple would be easier to do. Should be easier to do. But as many times as he tried forging...

By: Starfallfantasy | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 03 Sep 2016

To Whom It May Concern, (My Farewell Letter)

- To Whom It May Concern, You are evil. You are a horrid, Manipulative bitch, And you disgust me. You knock others down, While you stand above them, Taunting them as they cry out. People...

By: insomniac_00 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 27 Aug 2016

The Secret Life of Mrs Faulkner - Chapter Two

- Missing Pieces: "Mr. Faulkner," the man said. "My name is Michael Bennett, and I was your wife's lover." Tom stood there, stock still, wondering if he had heard correctly. Michael Bennett looked at...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 06 Aug 2016

The Secret Life of Mrs Faulkner - Chapter One

- Cruel World: He was vaguely aware of someone entering the room and the sounds they were making, how they were disturbing the peace he had created for himself, interrupted his little world and penetr...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jul 2016

A Day Away

- I love salt, water, taffy, and tears but only if they are happy Now I need someone to calm my fears Distract and let's escape for the day Television off, radio turned down Tomorrow a visit to our boa...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jul 2016

Fortune and Fate

- “I saw my astrologer yesterday,” my mother says. She is reclining on the pool chair and its white slates have left a red imprint on the back of her thighs. She has a rum and coke in one hand. “And...

By: alisontheresa | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 22 May 2016

The Last Words of Bruno

- Bruno was on his deathbed. He’d lived a good long life, closing in on eighty-four years old. The Salerno family, from south Philly, gathered around: Mom, dad, son, and daughter. Mom could barely conta...

By: DiVitto | Category: Humor | Score: 4.9| Added: 30 Mar 2016

The Great Big Flower

- Once upon a time, there was a great big flower, she had survived terrible droughts and floods. But now, wanted to plant her own seeds in the planting season. She planted her first seed. She kept it ...

By: BBaker | Category: Childrens | Score: 5| Added: 08 Mar 2016

Gus -a dogs eye view of the world

- Gus’s Life ---A dog's eye view of his world. Intro Okay here are the bare facts. The ugly truth; I am a dog! I guess it could have been worse; I could have been born a cat. Now there’s...

By: writerchick | Category: Humor | Score: 4.8| Added: 20 Feb 2016

Years of Loving You Valentine

- I remember when we met  You were everything to me I knew we'd make a lovely duet You were the sugar to my ice tea We dated for two lovely years You presented me with a ring I was excited and brought ...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 08 Feb 2016

Have Faith, Anastasia

- Often times, the thought of inexistence crosses my mind. It’s excruciating, the things I have to go through—indeed life was the bitch that has to be dealt. There were even those mournful nights when I...

By: GenlyAryl | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 24 Jan 2016

Wandering In The Dark Chapter 01

- The flicker of the lights competed with the sound of dripping water to keep the tunnel unsettled for its occupants. Not many lived or slept there because of the freezing temperature, in spite of being...

By: Entangled_Fate | Category: Adventure | Score: 4.8| Added: 08 Jan 2016

Gearing Up for the Holidays

- I always forget how cold it gets When we enter into December I’m freezing you can bet Missing the heat in September Now we enter into enjoying fires Sipping cocoa with whipped cream Snuggling i...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 07 Dec 2015

Nothing Else Matters

- Nothing Else Matters “Dani,” she heard her husband, Seth’s, familiar voice cut through the dark haze of sleep, his hand gently caressing her shoulder. “Danielle, Wake up,” he said anxiously. “Yo...

By: MLH | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 27 Nov 2015

Valette

- Jean and I share The same vision The same king. I don't know if old age Or a family will be granted me, Or if my heart will pour out on the ground In the great clash Which will soon be upon us once ag...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 27 Nov 2015

My Special Blessings

- The littlest things makes me smile I love when my kids give me a hug I love when they go the extra mile Hugs and kisses are my drug Our children grow up so fast Each moment is a blessing Raisin...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 05 Oct 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Eighteen

- Chapter Eighteen- Nick When I get home from the hospital, I head upstairs to my room and get changed for work. I quickly race out of the house only pausing long enough to make sure that the door is ...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 08 Sep 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Seventeen

- Chapter Seventeen - Nick I wake up and feel like I’m going to be sick. The room is dark and the only light is from the hallway. I look around and see a shape sitting on the chair with their head on t...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.7| Added: 25 Aug 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Sixteen

- Chapter Sixteen - Nick I sit in the chair next to Oasis’s bed, I hold her small hand between my hands and rub it trying to warm it up. I can feel tears welling up in my eyes and quickly wipe them awa...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 20 Aug 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Fifteen

- Chapter Fifteen - Minerva I run out of the café and race to the truck. I climb in and start crying, horrible, gut-wrenching sobs. I hear the door open and jump before I look over and see that it is ...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.6| Added: 19 Jun 2015

The Best of Me

- I cannot bear to see you Hurting in this way Come here and let me comfort you And chase your fears away You must know I love you Why do you doubt me so? I have been here by your side When it matters...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Jun 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Fourteen

- Chapter Fourteen - Nick “I’ll do it,” Minerva says quietly. “I don’t want you anywhere near him,” Eliot says protectively. “If he did shoot Oasis that means he’s already hurt one of daughters I d...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jun 2015

Be Yourself --'Cause I Am

- “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” Ralph Waldo Emerson said that. Ralph was so right. I’m visiting my family in Germany...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 05 Jun 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Thirteen

- Chapter Thirteen - Minerva I sit in the seat waiting for the doctors to come out and give us some news, any news. I sit there hoping and praying that my sister will be okay. I can feel the tears si...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.6| Added: 03 Jun 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Twelve

- Chapter Twelve - Nick I find Oasis’ family in the stands and take my seat next to Olivia. She passes me a copy of the program and I see that Oasis is coming up after two other people. “I just seen...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.6| Added: 01 Jun 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Eleven

- Chapter Eleven - Oasis Juliet helps me unload Marina from her horse trailer so that I can groom her before I have to get changed into my dressage competition attire. I quickly and carefully start br...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.8| Added: 31 May 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Ten

- Chapter Ten - Nick I sit at my desk working on my maths homework when my I hear my phone’s text tone go off. I check it and see that it is from Oasis. I need to talk to you, can we video chat ...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.6| Added: 28 May 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Nine

- Chapter Nine - Oasis I grab the saddle clothes off the railing, put them in place on Marina’s back before proceeding to put the saddle on her. Once I have everything put on her properly and have che...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.3| Added: 27 May 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Eight

- Chapter Eight - Nick I feel a slow happy warm glow build up in me and when I pull back, I see that same happy glow shining from her eyes. She slowly leans back in and gives me a lingering peck on th...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 16 May 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Seven

- Chapter Seven - Oasis “So do you play any sports?” Nick asks me as we start driving to the cinema. “I do horse riding. I’ve been riding since I was five or six and I started competing when I ...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.8| Added: 21 Apr 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Six

- Chapter Six - Nick I make my way over to the table and sit there quietly waiting for Oasis to return. I sit there for about two minutes before I see her exit the bathroom, she slowly makes her w...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 19 Apr 2015

Half of My Roots

- Looking at a picture, you are captured in time. So long ago, it sends good chills up my spine. You toiled together to make the bare land go. Made a home, a place for your children to grow. I ne...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Apr 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Five

- Chapter Five - Oasis Once Nick opens the door, he gestures for me to go through ahead of him and I quickly move past him. When he ducks through the door he takes my hand and leads me to the front...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.8| Added: 14 Apr 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Four

- Chapter Four - Nick I stand in the living room shifting nervously from foot to foot while I wait for Oasis to come down. I hear footsteps on the stairs and quickly look up, hoping that it’s Oasis...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.6| Added: 03 Apr 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Three

- Chapter Three - Oasis I pull up short in shock from being asked out. It feels like my brain has stopped working and I don’t know what to do. “Oasis. Oasis, are you okay?” I hear someone trying t...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 02 Apr 2015

Knock, Knock

- Knock knock! Who's there? Banana! Banana who? When my brother was a little boy, he loved Knock Knock jokes. Maybe all kids do, but Jack went through a period where he couldn't get enou...

By: gypsy | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.9| Added: 27 Mar 2015

Beautiful Dreams - Chapter Two

- Chapter Two Walking into the house, I step out of my shoes, shut the door behind myself and start toward the stairs to my room. “Kayla, is that you? Can you come in to the lounge room please?...

By: nekala20 | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 01 Mar 2015

Tahoe Drive

- I was out one day driving to Lake Tahoe. It was a long way from home, but a nice drive. I was on a back road in Jackson CA, when I stopped at a small diner for lunch. I also needed to take a break an...

By: frogprince | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 20 Dec 2014

to my ex-to-be

- There's no need to fight, or apologize about what slowly died. There's no steering wheel on the way you feel- just a heart to tell what's right. When your heart must cheer, when you se...

By: paulus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Nov 2014

Smokey's Thanksgiving

- The house was quiet. The children slept, while their mother and I labored in the kitchen. It was Thanksgiving Day and we worked to prepare our dinner. The turkey sat in the sink where cold water ran ...

By: frogprince | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 15 Nov 2014

My Anna

- My Anna, why did you choose to leave me? The answer I may never know. So with a heavy heart I try to come to terms with that you are gone. Anna my Anna, as children we were always together. Even when ...

By: maryruth | Category: Memoirs | Score: 0| Added: 23 Aug 2014

Mindy Learns (part four)

- It's been many years now. I've been to college and received my degree. My job now is teaching young people. It's a rewarding way to make a living. It's a fine and honorable thing to spend one's life f...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: General | Score: 2| Added: 09 Aug 2014

Celestial Siblings

- The starless Sky prepares for a celebration; Gathering the Clouds , her children - with boundless jubilation. She paints them all in black and grey; And lets them all, have fun and play. Of them, t...

By: Starlyt | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 30 Jul 2014

A Mother's Tongue

- "We won't let them call it a break down this time,"  She says,  Wiping imagined stray hairs from my brow.  I want to laugh.  I want to cry.  I want to scream.  Medication is bliss.  I wonder th...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 20 Jul 2014

Starry Night

- On a cool starry night with the full moon high in the sky I lean against a tree.  Just thinking, hoping, watching to catch sight of a falling star. While I wait my thoughts drift to my friends and...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 14 Jul 2014

A Small Memorial

- The only reason I am writing this is because I couldn't seem to find anything on the pages of Storiesspace concerning Memorial Day. Perhaps that is because it is just today, May 26th, and any remembra...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 26 May 2014

Fishing Assunpink Lake

- Fishing the Assunpink One of my favorite times of the year when I was younger was, no surprise, summer. School was out: I didn’t have to worry about homework, grades, or any projects for at least ...

By: Jerseyboy1316 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4| Added: 19 May 2014

Cannibal Buffet

- By DiVitto Kelly “I’m famished," proclaimed Bob Unger, eager to chow down with his wife and two children as they patiently waited to be seated at the restaurant. “Well, you’ve come to the righ...

By: DiVitto | Category: Humor | Score: 4.5| Added: 29 Apr 2014

I Want a Husband

- I would like to be able to stay at home all day, without too many worries on my mind and only a few kids to watch over and a few dishes to wash. I want a husband who will bring home all of the income ...

By: heyitsmemily_ | Category: Musings | Score: 4.6| Added: 21 Apr 2014

Gone Fishing

- 4:30 in the morning. Up BEFORE the crack of dawn. It's pitch black out. There isn't a sound. Up before the birds. I am half asleep. No, scratch that. I am more than half asleep. More like ...

By: Calindra | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.4| Added: 10 Apr 2014

French Food

- French Food It's totally amazing to me that we pass up so many wonderful things with the explanation of, “I don't like that,” when truth be told we have no idea as we'd never gave ourselves a chance...

By: Cheryl | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 01 Apr 2014

I Know Why

- I know why the sky rolls on the edge of New Orleans The blue billows like the waves of Pontchartrain Angry waves, fervent ones, rise like dead from turquoise graves Collapsing clouds with the force...

By: ACCooper | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Mar 2014

My family

- What can I say I'm the youngest  Between me and the eldest There are two more. Sissy was first And she was 11 So never really interested, in her new little sister. Then was the first of...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 25 Mar 2014

Recovery

- Glad to hear you're home with your family, After a week stuck in hospital. But, just because you're home  Doesn't mean your life goes back to normal. Now is when your hard work starts.  Pain, Physi...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 22 Mar 2014

Off To San Francisco

- I love people, seeing new sights, just traveling in general. A few years back, I was helping out a very good friend of mine who was a manager at a Holiday Inn. She was in quite a predicament, she ha...

By: Cheryl | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 10 Mar 2014

Cabin Fever Suburban Style

- Ginny was irritated. Another day of single digit temperatures. She had the worst case of cabin fever ever - even if her "cabin" was a perfectly respectable $300,000 home in a lovely suburb in Madiso...

By: Calindra | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 05 Mar 2014

First Love

- "Teach your children what we have taught our children - that the Earth is our Mother. Whatever befalls the Earth befalls the sons and daughters of the Earth. If men spit upon the ground, they spit upo...

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 31 Dec 2013

An Angel's Story

- I came to live with this family in 1988, when they moved across the country, leaving family and friends behind in search of a new beginning and a better life. I was already here in California, waiting...

By: frogprince | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 01 Jan 2014

Yule Fire (a White Christmas parody)

- I imagine a yule fire with all my loved ones gathered 'round All the children singing and lovers cuddling so near, happiness abounds. I imagine a yule fire with every candle that I buy Y...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 22 Dec 2013

A Little Christmas Fairy Tale

- This story only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Once upon a time, there was a little Christmas fairy. She was a beautiful little Christmas fairy! He...

By: Daisy | Category: Childrens | Score: 4.9| Added: 07 Nov 2013

Eternal Dreams

- I awoke to the sound of leaves falling and birds chirping. I opened my eyes to see the sun shining brightly through the leaves of autumn trees. Achingly, I rose and brushed myself off. I felt di...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 06 Nov 2013

Another Tea Musing

- I finally got my Lapsang Souchong today. After weeks of either not having the money, or just plain forgetting, I finally remembered. I can’t remember what triggered my remembering, but I’m glad I did....

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 Oct 2013

Woof

- "Hello, boy." "Woof." It's Twink, actually. "Here, boy." "Woof. Woof." Watch it, stranger. Don't go getting familiar. I need to check you out first, give you a good sniffing and... "C'mon, bo...

By: steffanie | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 08 Oct 2013

The Circle of Love

- In the 1990's, I worked for a small company that had a worldwide reputation for computer software excellence. I became the Manager of Software Support a few months after I started. It was a nice job b...

By: frogprince | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 05 Oct 2013

Rabbit In A Barrel

- “A Native American elder once described his own inner struggles in this manner: Inside of me there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. The other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Crime | Score: 4.7| Added: 20 Sep 2013

The ring

- Nothing striking in its look a simple sliver knotted band a yellow triangle cut citron stone sits high in the middle. Passed from great grandmother, to grandmother, to mother, to oldest daughter...

By: ravenpearl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Aug 2013

Home Is Where the Heart Is - Part One

- Her life of comfort seemed fair exchange  For penance served in a far off land  Neither heat nor hunger could beat her down  Spirit growing with every challenge met.  ...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Drama | Score: 2.9| Added: 05 Jun 2013

Summer BBQ

- Summer BBQ if you were a little bird ......... overheard at my BBQ - isn't he like 60? - are the burgers done? - you hear Uncle Saul moved to Texas? - is she still with that white boy? - d...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jun 2013

Making Mom Freak Out

- My mother was such a lovely woman, in spirit and appearance. She always reminded me of the pin-up girls from the 40s and 50s. That was her era of course. And whenever she posed for a picture on the be...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Humor | Score: 4.7| Added: 29 May 2013

Untitled...but love is the answer

- The sweet aroma from coconut shampoo Permeates the cells in the air I sit silently as she washes the silvery fuzz Which is all that remains of my hair All is quiet except the sound of the ...

By: ACCooper | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.1| Added: 22 Apr 2013

Cancer Sticks

- Sure, I'll just walk behind you, breathe in the smoke blowing my way, that's bad for you, ya know, and even worse for your asthma, but you don't really care, do you? Why did you pick up that h...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 17 Apr 2013

Live or Die

- Live or Die I noticed Alex on the last day of her senior year, I knew this would be a life changing day for her, I just had to wait for the events to occur. It was the day they were all waiting ...

By: gabicohen96 | Category: Young Adult | Score: 3.5| Added: 27 Mar 2013

Home for Christmas

- PART ONE Naomi sat, staring out of the city bus window. She held two large, brown shopping bags on her lap. The bus was not really crowded, but she did not feel at ease. Looking out the window was he...

By: OldTexasWriter | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 04 Dec 2012

That Time Again

- PART ONE It’s that time again, that time again--that time between mid-November and the end of December. Yes, it is that time again, when everywhere you look, everywhere you go, you are reminded that...

By: OldTexasWriter | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 28 Nov 2012

The Hinge (Rhymes With Thing)

- Some words that we believe exist, really don't. Our family dinner that Sunday held a certain amount of importance. It would be the first time in ages that we'd all be together at a time beside...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.7| Added: 17 Nov 2012

The Truth of Reality

- I sat there looking in his eyes.  They focused then looked away, What is happening...why can't you stay? It's not fair and I don't care. I'll be selfish, I want you here. My eyes blink and f...

By: Kasumi | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Oct 2012

Attraction

- Attraction It begins as an attraction, much like two magnets are attracted to one another until they combine almost as one. But, when magnets are separated by distance they then lose attraction...

By: Rascal | Category: Romance | Score: 4.7| Added: 18 Sep 2012

The Fantastic Voyage of Bellingham Sam

- Coffee. What Sam needed was coffee. He was a walking zombie, desperate for caffeine. It was a condition of his own making, he had to admit, since he was the one who'd wanted to drive on their family...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Humor | Score: 4.9| Added: 13 Sep 2012 Editor's Pick

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