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All You Can Do Is Laugh

- I remember sitting in class in high school watching the other kids socialize and grab-ass. Their laughter ringing in my ears as if life was a plate of oysters, each one filled with pearls. I was the...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jan 2018

Innocence Lost

- I watch, I interact, I escape I peep from behind the darkest cape I cry, I laugh, I love for a while I run and play, just like a young child. My friends are mine and also others Some I consider as s...

By: Martin | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jan 2017


- Crying in the night A warm breast Wailing wet and cold Bright colors fluttering above A painted ceiling chipped and cracked Hushed voices, muttering tones Slamming doors and epithets Th...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Apr 2016

Mushy Children

- Fire sparks a candle bright Small it shines against the night Cheerfully dancing in sweet innocence Leaving it completely exposed and defenseless Soon wind and rain pressure it to fade Causi...

By: BBaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.5| Added: 18 Mar 2016

Dreaming Forward

- Once a child With a world so wide The sky so close I could spread my arms like wings Reach for the warmth of the sun Feel the fall of rainbows Washing over me Leaving me vivid I was color  So...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Sep 2015


- Surrender Today I finally surrender.... To the fact that I do not have all the answers, That what once may have been - no longer is. I submit to the fact that what I believed to be an inner kn...

By: scotiaWillow | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.2| Added: 14 Jan 2015

Dreams Flying Away

- "Mommy, I wanna be a princess when I grow up!" Her mom smiles, "You're already a princess, sweetie." "Really, Mommy? I'm a princess?" "Of course, honey, you're my little princess." ***** Ten ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 08 Mar 2013

Dreams and Whims

- Has anyone ever told you to "follow your heart", "dream big", or, my favorite, "reach for the stars"? Well, I'm not. I am merely here to tell you that there is a fine line between a dream and a whim. ...

By: LauraToepf | Category: Musings | Score: 3.6| Added: 28 Feb 2013

LakeSide CHAPTER ONE - The Camping Trip

- Paul stood by the open tent flap, taking a few minutes to enjoy the beautiful gifts nature provided him for free. Looking to the eastern shore, he marveled at the red, orange and yellow explosion of p...

By: OldTexasWriter | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 19 Dec 2012

What Hurts The Most

- We are all born into this world Free from preconception A simple blank canvas To sketch life’s future upon Progression through childhood And into your teens These extraordinary moments Add colo...

By: Cassidy70 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Feb 2012

Spitting Scotch into the Clyde

- Spitting Scotch into the Clyde I am what ma da would call “bollock freezing”. Ma gonads haven't even dropped yet, so they must be like plain wee peanuts right now in this cold and dark. I'm...

By: danvevers | Category: Drama | Score: 4.6| Added: 19 Jul 2011