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The Mysterious Stranger

- Mam and I have lived alone ever since Da died. I remember that day almost twenty five years ago as it were yesterday; there was a terrible storm and Da was outside fixing the tarpaulins covering the ...

By: KindOfHeart | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 03 Sep 2017

Plains

- The storm was building in the distance, but there were stars directly overhead. I had sat out enjoying the warm evening and marveling at the wind waves through the short grass prairie. Evening comes ...

By: Regnadkcin | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 16 May 2017

Despair

- Lonely hours into the night, battling tears and losing the fight; Broken heart that few will see; shattered spirit inside of me; Serene facade, despair within; pondering life, as it would have been...

By: WildIrishRose | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 May 2017

The Fool

- I'm tired of being made a fool of those silent nights making my mind think terrible words a friendship blossoming but just like the flowers that grow with water it all withers and dies in the end w...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Apr 2017

Piece of String

- Friendship is like a piece of string There's a beginning, middle, and end to it It starts with a smile, then loving hugs of sweet words Slowly drifting towards a deep sadness of goodbyes Tears that ...

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

The Smiling Mask

- This smiling mask I wear Upon my face for you all to see Hides the anguish beneath And the swelling tears in my eyes When I look in the mirror It's not the one you see before you But the real face b...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Mar 2017

The Darkness

- Time passes like it always does. But, this time here is different. This time I am alone. Alone, I have never been this alone before. It is not that sense of loneliness one gets when surrounded by peo...

By: BBaker | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 21 Feb 2017

Lunacy

- Its covert voyage has disguise Under currents harbor decree Stalking flow to all the humbled Intent on catching those lonely Glimmer lures the weakened ones Hope’s reflection of what might be Cunnin...

By: Ping | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Feb 2017

Silence!

- The silence is what I hear every day Unbroken sounds of whispers being heard from a distance Voices of those I long to hear, yet are always so far away A sound, a smash, or even a hello from a strang...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Feb 2017

By Your Side

- Lonely nights, by your side; Lying embraces, painful to hide; Hollow moments, spent in tears; Tenderness gone, for many

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Nov 2016

She Cries

- She cries silently in the dark, Holding her pillow so tightly. Husband sleeping next to her, oblivious to her heart. He forgets he forgets that he loves her, forgetting ever to show her anymore. A pa...

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Added: 16 Aug 2016

Earth Rising

- The sun does not set on This face of mine, Nor soar on wings of fire to me, Nor rush to greet me, Kiss me, leave me, Nor burn and scorch the skin from me. It is I who moves away Withdrawn From light ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Aug 2016

For The Best

- I live with the knowledge that things will never be the same again That things can never go back to what they were To what we were On the coldest of nights, when the chill leaks into my soul  I am put...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Aug 2016

The Sound Of Winter

- The coldness stretches out, touching all corners Bare trees, bare everything The air is crisp and chilly, seeping in through the gaps You disappear in the silence Winter’s arms outstretched around you...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jul 2016

Without

- The darkest day is not always the one without the sun. At times, it may be the one without someone. A period we feel as if we are empty, Without that best friend to make us happy. The brightest night...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 26 Apr 2016

Blackthorn

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Face in the shadows Where eyes burn black candles And wax in the water Has armoured the lips, A soul...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 13 Apr 2016 Editor's Pick

Lonely

- The tears are drowning me, uncried While silent screams are suffocating me inside I am dying. Missing you, the message is underlying. My chest is heavy, who knew how much empty space could ...

By: BBaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Mar 2016

Rusting

- Rusting - Adrian Gabardo It's been so long now, I wonder how things are, after I left you, after all I made you go through. You held me in your arms, you took me in, made sure no harm came ...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Mar 2016

Wishes

- The horizon always looks much brighter, that is where the rainbows belong, not here near me, where all the lights are dim. It's on the horizon that you belong too, you're a bright spot so far awa...

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

The Price of Walls

- Once loving words turn hateful Warmth succumbs to frigid frost The greatest joy becomes dull While tomorrow's hope is lost This has been the life I know A truth always and constant And so my def...

By: Sicarium | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 23 Jan 2016

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 34

- Marcia had a sinking feeling as she left the headmaster's office. She knew that the prank against Daria was not the end of the rivalry between Franci and her. There would be at least one more showdow...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.8| Added: 01 Jan 2016

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 33

- Polina woke in an unfamiliar place with small lights and a few empty beds. The headmaster sat next to her bed dozing quietly with one of his hands resting on her blanket. She sat up abruptly and woke...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.7| Added: 19 Dec 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 32

- While Klaus and Marcia looked at the boat, Kathy and the headmaster talked. "It seems our young woman is more sensitive to the spirits than we initially thought. We will have to monitor her more close...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 16 Dec 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 31

- Daria and Franci sat at their table waiting for class to begin. The missing partner did not seem to bother either girl as they chatted. The girls chatted loudly about how sad it was that the poison o...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.3| Added: 13 Dec 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 30

- Marcia spent the night tossing in bed wrapped in the covers getting no sleep. The discovery of Franci practicing with a bayonet sword weighed heavily on her mind. The implied threat of bodily harm fe...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 11 Dec 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 29

- As Marcia slept curled up in a protective ball, dreams invaded her mind and caused her to moan and cry. Kathy stood at the door watching and listening to her wishing that the spirits would leave Marc...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4| Added: 09 Dec 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 28

- When the three girls were ready, they left the barracks and walked to the dining hall entrance. They joined a group of their classmates, who waited, chatting about the night before and sleeping in th...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 21 Oct 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 27

- All the students returned to the barracks after taking some valued free time. Marcia sat on her bed facing Naomi and Polina, who listened to the chatter of their classmates. The level of excitement an...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.8| Added: 29 Sep 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 26

- Marcia and Naomi joined their classmates up on the open deck of the ferry. There was a steady wind coming off the lake, which cut through their clothes. To beat the wind the girls walked around the de...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.8| Added: 11 Sep 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 25

- Marcia and Naomi had returned to their room after a final session with the makeshift orchestra before summer school started. Naomi sat on her bed watching Marcia as she swept up the clothes she tossed...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 31 Aug 2015

Euphoria

- Loneliness..., undo your fist, Let me go. Euphoria is calling. Like a grabby leopard, Melancholy clasped my senses... Chewing me ceaselessly. Wake me up with your panacean touch, Make me bel...

By: moumita | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Aug 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 24

- Final exams ended with the standings posted and as expected Marcia was the top student by a wide margin. Summer school started next week and the freshman class was abuzz with excitement. Marcia should...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.3| Added: 23 Aug 2015

Somewhere in Between

- Somewhere in between, the useless child I was defined to be, and the man I hope to someday become, lies a path I can barely see or understand Somewhere in between, the liberation and joy at being tol...

By: Sicarium | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.1| Added: 12 Aug 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 23

- Exactly thirty minutes after they left the tunnels, Marcia and Naomi stood at the headmaster's door. Marcia knocked quietly and moved aside when the door opened. Hans showed the girls into the office ...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.3| Added: 01 Aug 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 22

- Final exams started with the students attention focused on getting the highest score possible and achieving the top student spot in their class. The freshman class competition during the school year w...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 3.8| Added: 10 Jul 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 21

- Classes had ended for the day before lunch and students wandered the hallways searching for new diversions. Naomi led Daria and Polina to the newly cleaned music room, as the headmaster promised. Dari...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jul 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 20

- Daria was pleased with being back at school, but getting around was not as easy as she thought. Polina helped by carrying her books and helping with doors, but Daria was stubborn and demanded more. On...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.5| Added: 26 Jun 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 19

- A heavy grey fog shrouded the castle, obscuring it from the village below. Hans prepared the limousine to carry Daria back to school from the hospital. Part of the preparations included a small picnic...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.3| Added: 19 Jun 2015

One

- When one is not enough You lie Fearing commitment Wanting less Lonely Wanting more Suffocated Excited by the new Afraid to lose the old Spread thin Juggling Never satisf...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 19 Jun 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 18

- After Stefan and Marcia spent time in the tunnels, she wanted to get back into the chapel. The headmaster arranged for Chantel's memorial service with village priest for just before Palm Sunday on a T...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.7| Added: 14 Jun 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 17

- Soft sunlight leaked through the shades covering the windows of Daria's room. It softened her appearance and almost made her look angelic, as she slept. With her leg suspended, she could not roll arou...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.7| Added: 04 Jun 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 16

- It was near the end of February and Marcia looked forward to the start of spring. She loved to watch the re-awakening of the flowers and trees long dormant over the fall and winter. Naomi and she rene...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.7| Added: 29 May 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 15

- Daria followed Stefan stealthily to his room and floated into the corner near the ceiling. She stayed in her shimmering state watching him study and talk to his roommate. One of his roommate's friends...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 22 May 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 14

- Daria's wraith followed Stefan everywhere, from when he woke until bedtime. She floated nearby and occasionally played pranks on him. She enjoyed embarrassing him around his friends. She hated when Ma...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.4| Added: 15 May 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 13

- After the helicopter landed at the hospital seventy-five miles from the school, Daria entered the operating room to set and repair the damage to her severely broken leg. Two breaks were minor and easi...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.3| Added: 10 May 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 12

- After Daria made a fool of herself in front of the school, Naomi, Marcia and Stefan became very good friends. They spent time walking Stefan's horse in the courtyard. Naomi and Marcia took turns ridin...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.3| Added: 02 May 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 11

- After a quick lunch, Daria and Polina drifted away from Marcia and Naomi. Marcia plopped on one of the chairs in the waiting area. Her mind pondered if she should introduce Naomi to her wolf. Naomi sp...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 09 Apr 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 10

- Hans drove up from the village. Marcia sat quietly, as she watched Naomi look at the school. Naomi's eyes widened, as they approached the castle gates. Hans stopped the limousine in front of the schoo...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 3.5| Added: 04 Apr 2015

Lonely Heart

- It's true that every young girl is a dreamer  She dreams each day to give her heart away  For Love so true it takes her to the heavens  Love's aching loneliness she'll kiss away I've known the b...

By: hayley | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Apr 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 09

- Cricket and Gustaf were unaware if the transfer passed through the courts. It was Christmas week and not much moved. The school buzzed about the concert in the village with a big Christmas tree. Eve...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 26 Mar 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 08

- It was the day after Thanksgiving. Marcia wore her new dress the day before in her classes. For her and the school Thanksgiving was just another day, nothing special. She got several comments on her a...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 21 Mar 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 07

- A week passed, since Chantel asked Marcia to steal the exams. After the time at the dress shop, Marcia felt good and did not want to talk about the trap. However, at breakfast Chantel made it a point ...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4| Added: 13 Mar 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 06

- Marcia looked back at the school, sensing someone watched her leave. The man watching remembered their meeting in the woods near her house. He took care of the mother wolf after someone shot her with ...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 06 Mar 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 05

- As the sun rose, its light poured brightly on Cricket's bed into her happy face. She slept happily dreaming of the dress in the milliner's shop. She wanted to return and buy it or at least try it on. ...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 28 Feb 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 04

- When Cricket returned from dinner, she stood looking in the mirror. What she saw did not impress her. She was about 5'5" tall; slim with an almost boyish figure. Her long straight blond hair hung li...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 20 Feb 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 03

- Marcia left her sad friends behind. She walked slowly down unfamiliar halls. She looked at all the doors she passed. None of them had names on them. Only gold painted numbers emblazoned each door. Aft...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 12 Feb 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 02

- Cricket unpacked her clothes and put them away. She stood at the window and watched the village below. Smoke curled up out of all the chimneys. It reminded her of pictures she saw on Christmas cards h...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 06 Feb 2015

Cricket Lone Wolf Part 01

- Cricket sat staring out the window watching the clouds move past. Her mind was flooded, as a plethora of emotions bombarded her. Her stomach was in a knot, which made her feel, as if she would be sick...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 02 Feb 2015

First Christmas

- “Mommy,” his small voice was shaky as he stood in the doorway of his mother’s room. As she did most nights, Simone had fallen asleep sitting up with her back against the wall, surrounded by a sea of...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Drama | Score: 4.9| Added: 21 Dec 2014

This Will Never Change

- Why must I be the one who is punished? The one who is afraid to sleep at night?  Who feels alone every second of everyday? I didn't do this to myself.  I didn't ask you to hurt me.  You sleep at night...

By: insomniac_00 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 24 Nov 2014

As The Day Ends

- The treetops flame in golden light While the red sun sinks away Behind the houses and the trees So ends my lonely day So starts another lonely night Of longing and despair Of wishing the...

By: paulus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 12 Nov 2014

No Escape

- When black clouds swarm around me and reach down deep inside, I push away the darkness and huddle close and hide. I tremble with the terror that has me in its frame, the dead tide sweeps across me as ...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 02 Oct 2014

Spanish Moss

- I feel the summer’s warm gentle breeze as it blows back the curtains the birds chirp and sing I listen for your soft footsteps on the stairs the sweet sound of your voice no voice do I h...

By: Buz_Bono | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 21 Aug 2014

Ghost Town

- A tumbleweed gently rolls by, pushed by a gentle breeze across weeds growing in cracks through an abandoned street, covered by years of silt and dust. Walking along, cold reminders of past lives...

By: playsit | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Aug 2014

Hope

- You cannot kill Love  but it can die I nurture mine each passing moment I feed it memories of soft kisses gentle touches intimacy With a lover gone I know not where or why my Love grows stro...

By: hayley | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jul 2014

Broken or Breaking

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Peach perfect moon in an apricot sky, There are footsteps in the stardust Where the diamonds of the s...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Jul 2014

Dreaming alone

- A vivid flash of color. Feelings that must be real. Living a life like no other In a false memory. See things and hear things, Things that speak of madness. Know things and hope for things, Thi...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 30 Apr 2014

inside my mind

- Every second, every minute and every hour. Day and night dark thoughts consume me. Repeat and repeat the same words. “It’s going be okay. You need to keep everything under control”. Som...

By: saki1995 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 10 Apr 2014

What I have to go through....

- You're breaking down to pieces. Your days are just a lost cause. Fake smiles and friendships no longer hold a meaning. Your "living dream" have never existed. Nothing.....nothing. Can make things bet...

By: saki1995 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 17 Dec 2013

Ember

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Blue so black, A velvet sweep away to deeper shadows empty; Points of diamond ice prick splendour Int...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Dec 2013

Lone Man

- Decisions Cripple our daily thoughts Loved ones pulling one way Friends the other Desires Wishing to be a lone man No one pulling, tearing me up Forever tearless Dreams Welcome hiding place Alter...

By: Min_Farrjones | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 03 Oct 2013

Be Happy

- "Be happy," he said. Like it's that simple. Like I haven't been trying. Like saying "be happy" erases the fact that I'm being put on the back-burner again, being used as a back-up plan, a last-resort ...

By: BraveGirl | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 17 Sep 2013

Empty

- I sit in the dark as the rain starts a steady down beat just like my heart. Wishing for something that is just out of my reach. The rain blows in against my face mixing with the tears falling dow...

By: ravenpearl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Aug 2013

all alone

- (4/18/13 I sit at home with nothing to do, I ‘m all alone and feeling blue Where did the time go? That it went so fast! I was looking at the future and now it’s my past. I chose to ignore...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Apr 2013

A Box of Sunshine

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Sometimes our days are gloomy, And they're filled with lots of pain. We wonder where our joy has gone ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Mar 2013

Time Moves On

- Time Moves On The night is crisp. But it is not cold, for music goes through the air and warms it. The walks themselves are silent. Yet lovers keep them company. A voice is heard. It's the voice of...

By: frogprince | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 07 Mar 2013

Slip Away

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Darkness and shadows build walls around me, Easing the void of aching cold Into the black, still oil ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Jan 2013

a house is not a home

- (1/22/13) a house is not a home- but just a place to rest your head a house is not a home- when your heart and soul feels dead. you go to that empty house with no one to greet you at the door ...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jan 2013

I Am

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. I am Nothing. And Something. Something and Nothing That float in the ether, Shadows of grace on the a...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 26 Dec 2012

Silver Shadows

- This story only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. This mist of loneliness wraps its fingers around my throat And squeezes me into a vortex of despondenc...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 19 Dec 2012

Thoughts Of A Man About To Leave A Bridge

- As I view the world through the prism of my mind I see what life's made of, and I wish I were blind Nobody is happy, and those that say they are Have a mind that's torn, twisted, with a social scar...

By: OldTexasWriter | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.5| Added: 14 Dec 2012

The Barren Woods

- The Barren Woods When did, in the late spring of my years, the forest become so barren? Wandering, I can only find trees, with roots watered in booze and twigs of glass that whisper in t...

By: neverstopwriting | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 14 Sep 2012

Love Created

- She was exquisite, a woman of pure creation. Golden shoulder length hair framing the soft, pink skin of her face. Brilliant green eyes bursting with a sparkle that mesmerize anyone near. Full, gloss c...

By: GeekToAuthor | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 15 Aug 2012

Saving A Soul!

- This poem was written several years ago now, when I was in a deeper, dark place and I think expressed much of my feelings at the time about loneliness, my disability and how people looked upon me. ...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 03 Jun 2012

On My Own

- I feel like I'm in mourning. Something in me has died. Its been dead for quiet sometime, and I've just realized it. It's like the flame in me has extinguished, blown away by a breeze that came f...

By: maddy90 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 16 May 2012

Guilty Of What, I Do Not Know

- The darkness descended upon the night, So heavily you could hear it hit the ground, The birds still sang their songs by day,  But I could no longer recognize the tune. My feet ran furiously,  But I...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 22 Dec 2011

Three Days is All It Takes

- Friday "I want you out of this house." Silence as I pack. "You're better off dead than doing what you're doing! You know that!? You're better off fucking dead!" I continue to pack...shirt sl...

By: Patrick | Category: Drama | Score: 4.4| Added: 27 Oct 2011

The Door

- There is a door. It is always locked. No earthly light Ever allowed inside. Who knows Where this door May lead. Do we even care? We pass it daily. We turn to stare, Curiosity growing Like a mushroo...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Sep 2011

Paranoia Call and Response

- You wake up and you aren't happy to be in the same place...the same 50 inch room with the same beds and the same damn windows and the same fucking hard, wooden floor. And you're sick of all those voic...

By: Patrick | Category: Musings | Score: 4.4| Added: 27 May 2011

Paris Will Never Be The Same

- I returned to Paris as in days gone by, Now that I’m here, I’m not sure why, For the city that once felt like home, Is a joyless place when you’re alone. I can’t help but recall the older da...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 12 Apr 2011

Just Another Night

- Rachel has just gotten home and is kicking her shoes off when the phone rings. She debates answering but when she sees who it is she can't resist. “Hey Amanda how are you?” She listens as Amanda tel...

By: Susan | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 15 Nov 2010

Childhood Lost

- What is the price of a childhood lost? And who is the one to pay the cost? For the child who's often left alone, And forced to grow up on their own, Left at home without a reason why, While mommy goes...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Oct 2010