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Kindred Spirits, Distant Hearts. Chapter 8

- Berlin. May 05t h 1941   The trauma of the past few days had been unbearable for Katarina. They had stayed in Munich for another two days with the whole of Friday spent with Maria's parent...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 08 Aug 2017

Mental Hospital Chapter 1

- My heart pounds as I struggle against the three grown men, in their stark whites. Strong arms with sinewy muscles grip my wrists as I fight back with all I have to get loose, but it is not enough. My...

By: starchild | Category: Flash Fiction | Added: 02 Feb 2017

More Than Just a Kiss (prelude) Meeting in Manhattan

- The short-haired brunette named, Gwen Kaplan seemed a little taller than most girls and a lot prettier. Her eyes were a soft, almost liquid brown, the classic bedroom eyes, and that smile of hers man...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 13 Dec 2016

Heart Flutters

- A heart flutters Sit, wait, watch wonder Window sill a bird mutters Eyes please open, see Fingers touch, pulse strong Light return to me Hours, days, each pass Smells assault from this place This su...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 Mar 2016

Kith, Kin & Atrocities

- Have you ever seen God?! But I have seen many times!! Now my father is doing absolutely fine but few years ago, that morning around 5.45 AM, I got a phone call from my cousin who said my father is si...

By: sreeharithej | Category: Memoirs | Score: 3.3| Added: 16 Feb 2016

More Than Just A Kiss: Part 11, Admission of Affection & Epilogue

- In the summer of 1970, an engaged, Jewish, student nurse and a wounded Vietnam vet from the south met in a New York VA hospital. This chapter marks the end of the beginning of their story. Mark...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 18 Dec 2015

More Than Just A Kiss, part seven – Testing Mark

- Minutes after her fiance’ stormed away, pouting over not getting his way during their time alone, she decided to test how a certain other man would act in a similar situation. Gwen Kaplan stood...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Romance | Score: 4.5| Added: 06 Nov 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

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

Redemption

- It's hard to explain to the world at large why nursing is so difficult. After all, it's not any one thing that is so hard it can't be done by someone with patience. Empty a urinal, take vital signs...

By: Dianna | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 17 Jun 2014

In the Cemetery Part 8

- Vince remained hospitalized for one month before he was released. The police interviewed him about the attack a week later when the Doctor believed that he was strong enough to answer questions. The d...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.5| Added: 04 Dec 2013

Love's Transition - Chapter 3

- “It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.” Roy Disney Lying in bed, I wait for the doctor to let me go home. An IV is in my arm attached to a bag hanging next to my...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jul 2013

A Random Moment, Part 11: A Dream.

- Rufus wanted nothing more than to pace the floor, but being bed bound and advised against any strenuous activity, he could do nothing. Instead he just mimicked the movement, which was part of his phys...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.2| Added: 22 May 2013

A Random Moment, Part 10: What Next?

- Amy said nothing, just stood there smiling at Rufus. A nurse came along and fussed over Rufus. “Rufus, look at me, don’t move too much. You’ve got three broken ribs and a fractured pelvis, if you mov...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 16 May 2013

A Random Moment, Part 9: The Hospital

- Cynthia sat by Rufus’s bedside. She was scared. She’d only just met him and now he was lying there in that hospital bed, tubes coming from him and his breathing assisted by a machine. It was just prec...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 17 Apr 2013

As The Sun Sets..

- "And the shadow of the day will embrace the world in grey and the sun will set for you..." ~Linkin Park, Shadow of the Day. The hospital walls, They surround her, all white, no color, a...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jan 2013

Tiger's Tears

- She feels her heart drop through her stomach and out the other end. It has crashed to the floor and popped and now the blood gushes around her in a big lake of cherry kool-aid. Her eyes feel as if the...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.4| Added: 02 Jan 2013

More than Just a Kiss

- “In other national news, a Defense Department spokesman said 18,000 of the 31,000 US troops ordered into Cambodia by President Nixon have been withdrawn.” Gwen Kaplan gave her bangs one last touch. ...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Romance | Score: 4.9| Added: 23 Nov 2012

Wisp of Breath

- A WISP OF BREATH The image is stark yet dreadful. The bristled leaves scatter across the pavement, looking old and used, reminding me of a corpse - shriveled to the very end until there is almos...

By: writersjoy101 | Category: Mystery | Score: 4| Added: 08 Jun 2012

Room 237

- If there was one thing that Nell hated more than anything, more than taxes, more than bridge tolls, more than wet socks and rain-sloshed shoes, morethan garbage skips on a hot day and lumped milk and ...

By: belletrist | Category: Drama | Score: 4.3| Added: 06 Mar 2012

Medical Personnel Limericks I

- A weight-lifting phlebotomist Russell, had a humongous bicep muscle. A vein he would grab and then give a hard stab. Often he and the patient would tussle. A young gastro doctor named Nate, could nev...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 06 Oct 2011

The View

- The View By Tony Radford An institute was built to suite some folks that most don’t know, a place to send our wounded men with no place else to go. In a room of white, all day and night two...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.8| Added: 18 Aug 2011