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Boom!

- "Boom!," I hear a little voice coming from the bathroom. "BOOM!" I hear again, this time louder, and then there is the unmistakable sound of laughter. Children just love playing in the bathroom, runn...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 01 Mar 2017

Janet and John - The Fish Shop Encounter

- A story written in the style of the Janet and John books that I used to read as a child. In this story, though, Janet is John's wife. John can be rather simple, and she always sends him out on errand...

By: Martin | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jan 2017

Being Scared

- I am generally not scared of anything, but recently I have lived a life of terror, of being constantly afraid. Do you understand what those words mean, how you feel when you experience being afraid. P...

By: Martin | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 Jan 2017

Kiwiana VS Americana

- My last story that I published on this site was deep and dark and very real life, so I thought I would lighten the mood a little this week and have a bit of fun with this story. I mentioned in one of ...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 07 Dec 2016

A Conversation With a Crocodile

- I met a crocodile with a smile as wide as a mile. Said I to the crocodile "what are you doing with that mile-smile?" Said he to me "I've just had a tasty tourist!" He looked at me with eyes of wist...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Nov 2016

Mighty Midnight Monster

- A mighty midnight monster comes creeping and crawling. It wants your blood, wants to devour you. It lurks ‘neath the bed, biding its time, plotting, scheming... It must have your flesh. Its pointy te...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Aug 2016

Typos

- Oh, you pesky, scheming Typos, you drive me quite insane, stealing letters and changing words to spoil my work again. I know you pinch my commas and remove a full stop or two, uncross my 't'...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jul 2016

Open Windows, Open Season: Take Warning

- I make my point by tossing him out a window, He'd been warned when he entered the room, "You found your way in, you can find it back out, And if it isn't done quickly, From me you'll get a good clout...

By: gypsy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jun 2016

A Modern Day Shopping Lament

- So here I am waiting, And biding my time, For a shipment that was Ordered From a store that's on-line. Their products are alluring, Like snacks to consume, The virtual basket's expanding There is a...

By: gypsy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 15 Jun 2016

The Irksome Quirk at Work

- An irksome quirk of the system at work, is the way it misinterprets dates. If you've lived in your house since birth, the system saying: "Date cannot be earlier than date of birth" really doesn't b...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Mar 2016

Middle-Age Woes

- Middle-age woes didn’t creep up on me, Slowly chipping away like erosion. No, they barged in and gate-crashed my life overnight With the subtlety of an explosion! With wrecking-ball speed, they ...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 15 Mar 2016

Wooden Spoon

- So I entered a competition To prove to the world I could write, I crafted a wonderful story, Grafting all day and all night. I posted my effort and sat back, I’d reap my rewards, and soon But ...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Feb 2016

My Dad

- My father once played football. He played for a local side. He wasn’t very good at it, But it kept him occupied. He played right up there, at the front, Striker, I think he said. He soon ...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Oct 2015

A God's Narration

- Behind the door is another door and behind that door is a demon, but you already knew that. Behind the demon, there’s nothing. The demon is you, didn’t you know? You should do. Something tells me you’...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Humor | Score: 4.8| Added: 18 Jul 2015

The Journey

- I dislike the journey home from work. I don’t mean I don’t like going home; it’s nice to go to a place where you feel safe and secure. I mean the actual journey itself. First, there’s the walk out of ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 Jul 2015

The Torino's Lament

- Preamble - friends of mine have a lovely and lovingly cared for vintage car, a Ford Gran Torino. It's taken out by them on special occasions, but for a recent such event, the Torino was left at home,...

By: gypsy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Jun 2015

The Humble Cucumber

- Can anybody tell me just what is so special about cucumber sandwiches? You know those dainty, crustless smelly little things you sometimes get at parties? I loathe cucumbers. I loathe brussel sprouts ...

By: Sparkle | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jun 2015

What IS That Smell?

- Slam dunk Do a bunk, Skunks abound Look around, Smells not good When it should, Catch a wiff 'zat the hound? Smelly old dog Wors'na bog, Dead fish rots Dog’s delight, Roll 'round goo...

By: gypsy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jun 2015

The Phenomenon

- “There. See?” “I think so.” “Watch again. Look!” “Oh yeah, it certainly might be.” “I think it is. Can you feel the heat on your skin?"  “Ouch! It’s too hot.” “What do you reckon?” “Not...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jun 2015

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

A to Z - More Nonsensical Rhyme

- Zip, slip, blip, Taunt, menace, tip, Catch, tie, toss, Ring, lie, loss Scare, dare, fare Fair? No! Fare! Sense, fence, dense, Ease, cheese, horse. Crouch, catch, cleave, Bend, snack, sneeze Dip, ...

By: gypsy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jun 2015

Glasses

- “That’s an ‘N’.” “Is it really?” Squinting at the fuzzy blob, I’m forced to face facts. I can't see. “Most people need reading glasses, eventually,” the optician smiles. I’m sure they do, bu...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jun 2015

Emphatery - a contentious word, put to good use

- Slap dash, Dip smash, Bend low, Just don't go. Eat cakes, Go rake, Have tea, Come see me. Don't fret, Braid your pet. Moon is high, Tides are nigh. Forget about sense, Pay your rent. Floss your h...

By: gypsy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 28 May 2015

Spiders: A Caution

- This is a public announcement: Spiders are everywhere. You will have no doubt seen them, crawling about. They may appear normal, but they’re far from it. Many of them have evolved to understand our ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 21 May 2015

Today's The Day

- Opening my curtains, I see it, laughing. "Today's the day is it?" It jeers. How dare it mock me, a hill ? Not even a mountain, it’s a mere pimple toddlers can climb. Determined to conquer its e...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 03 May 2015

Fast Life: An Ode To Speeding Fines

- I drive too fast sometimes it's true muchtoomuch toomuchtoomuchtoo fast I have the papers to prove it little slips of black and pink and white filled with numbers figures proof They show i had somew...

By: LousyNick | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Apr 2015

A Slice of Life

- The phone call mentioned here really took place Sitting here one summer night and staring at the blinds after having hung up the phone. Thinking of the call from an old friend who had a question a...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.8| Added: 07 Apr 2015

Ephemeral XII

- Ephemeral - Being a series of short stories that allow the reader to look in on the day to day interactions of a fictional couple. Flitting in tone from absurd to funny and at times even to ...

By: gypsy | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 16 Mar 2015

Ephemeral XI

- Ephemeral - Being a series of short stories that allow the reader to look in on the day to day interactions of a fictional couple. Flitting in tone from absurd to funny and at times even to poign...

By: gypsy | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 07 Feb 2015

A Bubbling Pit of...

- A bubbling pit of shit, you shouldn't go near it, but there was this tit, who went near it. Curiosity was written upon his face, so he took up his mace and peered upon the waste. His nostrils were ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 25 Oct 2014

The Gaping Abyss

- As I gaze into the gaping hole, I'm amazed at nothingness inside. No contents, just a quartet of shiny walls. My hunger may be temporarily quelled, but my bag of crisps is empty. One handful after ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Aug 2014

Ephemeral X

- Ephemeral - Being a series of short stories that allow the reader to look in on the day to day interactions of a fictional couple. Flitting in tone from absurd to funny and at times even to poig...

By: gypsy | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 03 Jul 2014

Ephemeral IX

- Ephemeral - Being a series of short stories that allow the reader to look in on the day to day interactions of a fictional couple. Flitting in tone from absurd to funny and at times even to poig...

By: gypsy | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 20 Jun 2014

Weird Beard

- I stroke my beard, am I weird? Well you have to be weird to wield a beard! Like a Lord, I strut about with a sword. Am I a Lord? No, but I have a sword! A bacon sandwich, I eat at Nantwich. I have...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 24 May 2014

Choppity Chop

- His head, his head! He really is dead. Cleaved clean off, Now his hat, he really can't doff. One wonders where His head doth lie? Perhaps on a pizza, Or maybe in a pie? I won't lie, 'Twas I. The lit...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Apr 2014

Adventures Across The Starways - 13

- Chapter13 by Kari and Rascal Jason was about to protest his innocence when she suddenly calmed down, smiled, and seemed to roll with the situation. He watched her gather the shreds of dign...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 11 Mar 2014

Adventure Across The Starways - 12

- Chapter12  By Kari and Rascal Once Sive was finished showering she stepped out of the stall, reaching for a clean towel to dry off with. She kept wondering where Jason had gotten to. Having nothing ...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 07 Mar 2014

Adventure Across The Starways - 11

- Chapter 11 By Kari and Rascal (Note; Rascal has now taken Jason's role) Jason's grin faded when he got to his empty cabin. Sive had changed her mind, that was clear. The situation was snarled goo...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 20 Feb 2014

Adventure Across The Starways - 10

- Chapter 10 By Kari and Khadaj When Jason asked about cancer risks, Sive's heart beat a little faster, she finally got the courage to look him straight in the eyes. To her vast relief there was n...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 08 Feb 2014

Adventures Across the Starways - 8

- Chapter 8 By Kari and Khadaj Once Sive entered the bridge, Zlanta got right down to business, showing her the various stations to her new crew-mate. Since most of them looked very much like her sc...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 26 Jan 2014

Adventures Across the Starways - 7

- Chapter 7 By Kari and Khadaj At 0600 the comm dinged, and Zlanta's voice came out. "Sive, time fer breakfast an' tha tour of tha ship. Capt'n's already in the cahmon room. You awake, chile?" At Si...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 21 Jan 2014

Adventures Across the Starways - 6

- Chapter 6 By Kari and Khadaj Jason thought for a few minutes before answering, "Actually, I do. You found that pendant on your desk just before you had to disappear, eh? That in itself is su...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 14 Jan 2014

Adventures Across the Starways - 5

- Chapter 5 By Kari and Khadaj Rubbing her bruised wrists, Sive turned as she looked up at Jason. “How can I ever thank you for risking your lives for me just now?” Her eyes widened as Jason's...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 06 Jan 2014

Unconventional Love

- Oh faithful Dreamcast, Thou may be ancient, but how I love thee so. Thy insanely loud fans and Maddeningly long loading times Serve only to endear me towards you. Thou art mine and I art thine, et...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 02 Jan 2014

Adventures Across the Starways - 4

- Chapter 4 by Kari and Khadaji Watching Jason as he speaks about her test results makes Sive wanted to shout, (I've never cheated on a test in my entire life you Dumb Ass Spacer!) She could feel ...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 31 Dec 2013

Adventures Across the Starways - 3

- Chapter 3. by Kari and Khadaji Sive could only watch dumbfounded as Jason left the portmasters. Fuming she went after him, practically skipping along side him she breathlessly added, “Look my fri...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 22 Dec 2013

Adventures Across the Starways - 2

- Chapter 2 by Kari and Khadaji While the men confronted each other, Sive had the time to assess her would-be saviour. He had the look of no nonsense about him. She put her knife back in her boot...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 16 Dec 2013

Adventures Across the Starways - 1

- By Kari and Khadaji Chapter 1. Jason DeBois watched the last of the cargo off-load onto the dock for the client's inspection. Now came the moment of truth. Was this one honest or would he try to...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 09 Dec 2013

Better Than a Pot Rice

- Stabbage would have been awfully savage and maybe would have turned me into a cabbage. No, give me some kissage, huggage and lotsa of loveage, for love is niceage and better than sliceage. I talk a...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 23 Sep 2013

Caution: Never Walk Upon Light

- I feel like walking on a rainbow. I walk, I tred lightly, but suddenly I fall right through it. It is light, for goodess sake, I cannot walk upon light! I feel like a fool, but then, out of nowhere, a...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.4| Added: 10 Sep 2013

Morning

-  Morning, What an absolutely absurd concept. The very thought of it makes me shudder. It makes me confuserated, Cranky and spitting mad... Mad at what? People, just being. Noise, perpetuating. Fricti...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 09 Jul 2013

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By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.2| Added: 24 May 2013

first the good wine . . . above the salt

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By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 22 May 2013

A Philatelical Limerick

- *** Limericks are five line poems containing the rhyme scheme AABBA. Often they are ribald, if not obscene, however this one is clean, and while it is very tempting to write the introduction i...

By: gypsy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 23 May 2013

Ephemeral VIII

- Ephemeral - Being a series of short stories that allow the reader to look in on the day to day interactions of a fictional couple. Flitting in tone from absurd to funny and at times even to poignan...

By: gypsy | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 20 May 2013

Ephemeral VII

- Ephemeral - Being a series of short stories that allow the reader to look in on the day to day interactions of a fictional couple. Flitting in tone from absurd to funny and at times even ...

By: gypsy | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 13 May 2013

Ode to Somniloquy

- An humourous ode, written to cheer up a tired and glum friend whose nightly slumbers were disturbed by just such chatter as is detailed in this limerick - but without the surprise ending... ...

By: gypsy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 08 May 2013

over miso ramen

- geopolitics with breakfast world-travel on my belly over miso ramen sharp pickled ginger earthy fresh cilantro hot red peppers rare American beef crisp green beans almost pho, now some garam masala t...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 May 2013

Steve in the Canteen

- Steve in the Canteen Steve when he's eating doesn't make a sound, for his teeth are in a bag, on the table or ground. He sucks the filling through his bread and the butter, he makes n...

By: bri54 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 06 May 2013

Lols to Tits

- Lols to Tits I've noticed that I use the abbreviation 'lol' far too much when chatting online, typing stories, poems or texting. Even though what's being said is hardly funny at all. Sometimes ...

By: bri54 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.2| Added: 03 May 2013

Ephemeral V

- Ephemeral - Being a series of short stories that allows the reader to look in on the day to day interactions of a fictional couple. Flitting in tone from absurd to funny and at times ev...

By: gypsy | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 01 May 2013 Audio version available

Caterpillars

- Yeah yeah, that’s right, bash my head in. You don’t seem to mind that my brain is pouring out, do you? What’s that? You wanted that to happen? Huh, that’s just sick, how could you? How could I? ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 29 Apr 2013

Thirty Forever

- Thirty Forever Back when I was in my thirties, after a particularly heavy snow-storm, I noticed the school-kids having snowball fights every day as they walked by my house on their way to scho...

By: bri54 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.5| Added: 28 Apr 2013

FIRE

- FIRE Packed in like sardines with our luggage more than needed the newbies, jet-lagged and agog supplies and groceries, enough for weeks tucked into every crevasse seven, altogether,...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 23 Apr 2013

A Poetic Meandering

- Sad, indeed, Is a bird without wing, Yet poems these days Are replete With such things. Using metaphor, simile, And comparative urge, This sort of rhyme Replaces the dirge. But hark! Whilst dirges h...

By: gypsy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 22 Apr 2013

(a)musings!

- No Title Yet Superlatives and adjectives, are words to describe. A verb-ing word is a doing term, behind which I can hide. Full stops and commas, I infuse, with words to halt or pause....

By: bri54 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Apr 2013

Geordie Martins Budgie

- Geordie Martin's Budgie We were all sitting in the Pit Canteen, at one thirty in the afternoon, half an hour from the time we have to go down. It was mid-summer as well, quite a hot day and th...

By: bri54 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.2| Added: 15 Apr 2013

Opinions And Advice

- People always offer opinions and advice, As to what you should or shouldn’t do, Though they can barely manage themselves, They seem to know what’s best for you. An old friend offers relations...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 07 Apr 2013

Ephemeral IV

- Ephemeral - Being a series of short stories that allows the reader to look in on the day to day interactions of a fictional couple. Flitting in tone from absurd to funny and at times ev...

By: gypsy | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 15 Mar 2013 Audio version available

Dream Job (Everyman's fantasy)

- This story contains mature themes * * * The California Board of Education meeting once again ran late into the night. The stale air became stifling in the August evening, as the air conditionin...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Humor | Score: 4.6| Added: 15 Mar 2013

Ephemeral III

- Ephemeral - Being a series of short stories that allows the reader to look in on the day to day interactions of a fictional couple. Flitting in tone from absurd to funny and at times ev...

By: gypsy | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 05 Mar 2013 Audio version available

When Getting Out Of Bed Is A Bad Idea

- I'm not a superstitious person. Really, I'm not. But I don't like black cats. They're bad luck. And walking under ladders is an absolute no-no! But, as I said, I'm not superstitious. Yes, I know what ...

By: evergreendame40 | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 22 Feb 2013

Seagulls and Chips

- Kooky quasi–serious conversations That amused look between good friends  Where words aren’t needed  The quirk of a brow  The half grin secretly sitting on the corner of your mouth It takes one line...

By: Louise | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 20 Feb 2013

Apocalypse?

- Apocalypse. It was supposed. 21/12/2012, a big boom? No, the next day beckons. Christmas is nearly here, Life continues,

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 21 Dec 2012

Ephemeral II

- Ephemeral - Being a series of short stories that allow the reader to look in on the day to day interactions of a fictional couple. Flitting in tone from absurd to funny and at times even to...

By: gypsy | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 06 Dec 2012 Audio version available

Swirly Thoughts

- Swirl, swirl, swirl, Go my thoughts. Go away, I don't want you! They don't subside, Never let up. Give me peace! I beg of thee, peace! Never, will it happen, So I must put up with it. S...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Nov 2012

How To Make a Cup of Tea - Part 2, loose leaf method

- Friends, thank you for reading and appreciating my last guide for the perfect cup of tea. I shall now proceed to outline the steps required for making a cup of tea with loose leaf tea. Bear with me, p...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 03 Nov 2012

How To Make a Cup of Tea

- How to make a cup of tea There are two possible methods for doing this: first there is the kettle and tea bag method - my preferred method because I’m lazy, or the teapot and tea leaves method - I te...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 4.3| Added: 01 Nov 2012

Poetry Contests

- I have entered so many contests, And I’m starting to wonder why, Just sitting here thinking about it, Makes me want to cry. I always try to do my best, To make my words compelling, I make...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 28 Oct 2012

Political Banter

- Once again it’s that time of year, When political banter seems the rage. When otherwise normal people, Try to come off as some worldly sage. I have friends who are really nice folks, Any ot...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Oct 2012

The Village Idiot

- Taint easy being a village idiot, specially if one’s not as foolish as one hopes others think you are. It’s a constant battle of wits, really. Me trying to convince them others that I really am as stu...

By: gurmeetmattu | Category: Humor | Score: 4.7| Added: 28 Sep 2012

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

F_word

- A fable of a fain fat fairy with fair feak in fine foulard follows the fad for fandango. Her flair for fabulous fashionable finds, enhances her feminine flame that flares ferociously. A soul fair e...

By: chocolate_lover | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.2| Added: 06 Sep 2012

Arrested By The Grammar Police

- It seems that lately I can’t get no peace, From all those so-called Grammar Police, Who for some reason think that I should care, The difference between there, they’re and their. They want to analy...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 06 May 2012

Allauddin...Chapter 5

- When the light of your eyes shall make pallid the mean lesser lights I pursue , And the charm of your presence shall lure me from love of the gay “thirteen two.” - Kipling. More or le...

By: Piquet | Category: Mystery | Score: 4.7| Added: 25 Apr 2012

Dear Poem - it's me, God (just kidding)...It's me ,your maker, now buy me a drink!

- ‘It’s time’ I said ‘to write me another rhyme’ and nagging doubt set in and I thought( Stop rolling your eyes - I do that, sometimes) It’s been so long, the voices chiming to get out have stilled....

By: Louise | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 13 Apr 2012

To Rant About Rude

- Can I rant about the rude, Without being lewd? Can I be in a snit, yet not say someone's a nit? When ignorance abounds, And thanks for help are not heard, Is it wrong to say it's no longer worth...

By: gypsy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 05 Feb 2012

An uneducated man

- An uneducated man I am, of limited vocabulary. When using words, always needing a dictionary. Sometimes after searching out a words meaning. I find that I have misused, making it demeaning. Leadi...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jan 2012

Jasper

- Jasper Well this was a fine state of affairs. I had seen some states of affairs in the past, but none to top this particular one; I was quite speechless in fact. I looked at Jasper in despair. ‘Wh...

By: mikey1963 | Category: Humor | Score: 4.5| Added: 17 Jan 2012

Ode to a Volunteer Editor

- I posted something in a forum and received the following message from a well-intentioned friend: “You used ‘precious’ twice, however, and made a typo in ‘perceive’ in the third paragraph. It's...

By: gypsy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 29 Nov 2011

Winter

- I can feel the ice grip as the temperature drops The snow now holding tight upon the hill tops Days much shorter now the sun lost some power The light vanishes quicker night has a longer hour ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 22 Nov 2011

The Teacher

- I want to teach my dog, Some tricks that are new, Like sit, fetch and heel, As a dog’s expected to do. But after many hours, Things are not going good, For despite all my efforts, She won’t do as sh...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 20 Nov 2011

Zen and the Art of Crossing the Road

- Standing on the kerb By the stone bollard The carved number ten Mossily announcing a mile And an arrow pointing up to the town hall at my side. I am waiting to cross the road. I am one...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 19 Nov 2011

The Accidental Detective Part 6

- “Holy shit!” Mac exclaimed, his mouth hanging open. I stalked out sexily. I had practised for a few hours to try to walk in my new strappy black slutellos (my new word for slutty stilettos). I looked ...

By: Louise | Category: Crime | Score: 4.4| Added: 16 Nov 2011

Why

- There are all of these thoughts inside my head They are bouncing around and need to be said I know not why they keep haunting me But they labour relentlessly until I see The thoughts sometimes r...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 16 Nov 2011

Liquid Lunch

- Rupert swallowed his liquid lunch of tomato juice and noticed how difficult it was to suck the juice from the many large cubes of ice the bar man had filled his glass with. He looked over the rim o...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 09 Nov 2011

What Lady Caught

- Lady was not a very clever cat. She was getting a little old, she had lost a few teeth and she dribbled a bit. She often forgot things like what she was doing or where she was going. She lived with an...

By: MissAdventure | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 25 Oct 2011

The Great Debate

- As I sat down at my desk to write. I heard a knocking on my door. Without a ‘hello’ literary devices, language ,words and other assorted poetic elements came through my door. And Rhyme said firs...

By: Louise | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 18 Oct 2011

three wishes

- The Three wishes Desire thrashed around in her sleep unaccustomed to having the whole double bed to herself. She had fitful dreams about her husband who was helping a friend with his guitar stand i...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4| Added: 11 Oct 2011

Oh, Oh, Oh, let me weep ( Purcell's Lament music)

- LAMENT TO THE MUSIC OF Purcell’s lament Oh, Oh, Oh let me weep For my laptop Taken away To Nottingham Far from Fermanagh Oh, Oh, Oh let me weep I cannot send my stories I cannot read ...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Songs | Score: 4| Added: 04 Oct 2011