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Straining

- It's hot out. The sun was blazing. Not ten minutes into the journey and it broke down. Now I'm on foot. Sweat dripped from my forehead. Cars passed me by. They honked and waved. Do they stop a...

By: meredith | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 30 Jan 2018

Sin City

- Jeweled kingdom People zoo The sex of riches Won by few Palatial coolness Inferno blazing Misted desert Lustful gazing Lines of feeders Snaking through Mazes Waiting For their food Glitz and sh...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 May 2016

School Trip

- June. Eighty degrees in the shade. I’m on a coach with fifty over-excited, over-heated, under sevens. We’re off to a farm. All day. Whose bright idea was that? As a responsible adult, I grin and be...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 19 Jun 2015

The Phoenix

- The Phoenix I am the Phoenix You are the fire I want to be Your one desire Fanning the embers Of a growing flame Feelings so Intense Can't be given a name Two bodies entwined Two h...

By: lg68 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 01 Jun 2015

The Cost Of Love

- When one heart seeks another it cannot hide. Wanting, needing, longing for its partner. When two hearts collide the feelings cannot be denied. Two beat as one and the one beats for it's other. ...

By: Blood_Black_Rose | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.1| Added: 07 Mar 2015

Strawberry Shortcake

- In the Spring  I made you strawberry shortcake  I doubled the berries  Topped it with the creamiest of creams  I watched you savor its flavor  Took your compliments to heart  For you I’d bake a ...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Apr 2014

If Ignorance is Bliss...

- The first day of June that year had ushered in a heat wave that, as it turned out, would last for three months. No one knew it then of course, which was just as well. We all struggled through the hot,...

By: gypsy | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 08 Sep 2012

The Words are a Blur

- Too hot to think The words are a blur The lines on the highway Race by AC crapped out Radio did too I can't get my thoughts To run straight Nothing makes sense The signs all point In the wrong dir...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 16 Jul 2012

The Mexican Village

- The merciless heat turned the earth to dust, kicked up by the horses and mingled with the sweat of his audience, men increasingly inebriated. He approached the bare backed stallion wh...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jan 2012

Water

- WATER With aching limbs I step into the shower feeling the hot steady stream of water coursing over me causing the atoms in my body to dance freely I stand in this pleasure for a never...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 05 Oct 2011

The Coral

- “What’s happening in San Andres today?" Claire asked. "It's the patron saints day of the pueblo, Sand Andres de la Cal ."  "Take us with you this time," Claire pleaded. “I want to show the girl...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Drama | Score: 4.5| Added: 13 Sep 2011

Faded Colors

- I spread out my mother's dust-filled, leather-bound, two ton photo album on my lap. It was still a fading blue color even after all these years. The front cover had a gold engraved inscription; "Fri...

By: Love_Always | Category: Drama | Score: 4.8| Added: 23 Aug 2010