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Dancing to Ray Charles: Ch 05, Trash Is Easier To Handle Than Life

-   xxx Hauling trash isn’t that bad a job, thought Mark, as he drove away from the now-deserted American Legion Hall. Unbuttoning his sweat soaked shirt, he let the wind blow across his big, sweaty ...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 10 Aug 2017

A Nightmare

- I had a nightmare about you. My mind taunted me with vivid images of you, and the time we would have spent together. We smiled, flirted with our eyes and used a hidden language known only to you and...

By: GossamerandGrey | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 04 Aug 2017

If You Really See Eurydice

- Stolen kisses beneath the Oak A flash of a breast in the moonlight Tentative touches under the cover of darkness Muted pleasures as we veil ourselves in the forest Aphrodite-like perfection masquerad...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 May 2017

Where

- Where Today is like any other day. The sun comes up in the east. By chance the sky is a pale blue. As your mind clears, your thoughts float to "where are they?" Friends come and go but ... Where are...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 03 May 2017

Today

- today like every other day i failed i stumbled i faltered you see for most of the day I kept my mind busy dodging from task to task busy little worker bee doing those things that so often keep me...

By: LousyNick | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Mar 2017

My Turbulent Heart

- The river slowly slipped between banks of dappled green, Oblivious to the noisy world of men, The sibilant sound of its sojourn among the reeds Like kisses in the air or the swish of skirts, Its comf...

By: KindOfHeart | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Feb 2017

Missing

- Do you miss me As much as I miss you The way your eyes look into mine Always smiling as they do The sound of your laughter The way you sing to me I know some things are temporary And su...

By: maryruth | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 13 Sep 2016

The Woman By Your Side

- I've waited patiently to be  the woman by your side; I've watched my other romances as they ran their course and died; I've always wanted you,  but you were so very far away;  Never in my loving ar...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Sep 2016

What You Don't Know

- You may not know    for I won’t tell  just how much  you've cast your spell    Stolen moments  borrowed time  shared jokes  happy lines    Thoughts of you  makes my heart race  awake and...

By: Gypsygyrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Aug 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

Missing You

- How frustrating. Fickle Fate threw us together, Pairing an unlikely couple Whose paths should ne’er have crossed. A cruel mistress, She teased us with love,  Budding affection which Thrived and grew...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 19 Oct 2015

Midnight Confessions

- Inspired by the Grass Roots Song: Midnight Confessions She saunters to the table, wearing that little black dress that she knows I love to see on her. Her smile tells me that the drink in her hand ...

By: Myvryn | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 18 Sep 2015

Can I?

- Can't concentrate on my reading,     Thinking what you're doing right now.   Are you enjoying the night with someone?   Are you thinking about me tonight?   Can't eat, I have no appetite   ...

By: rune | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jul 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

Long Distance Love

- I long for your smile, to see your pretty face. I crave to feel your touch, tenderness of your embrace. I desire to hear your laughter for it’s music in my ears. Your voice softly whispers, and wipes...

By: ChuckEpoo | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 22 Feb 2015

A Winter's Day

- A Winter's Day That winter's day was pure and white, The nip of cold in morning’s light. A chimney’s smoke was twisting high, Reaching up in the grey blue sky. It took me back to my faded you...

By: ChuckEpoo | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 20 Feb 2015

Questions of love

- Is love but a fleeting feeling? Or something that is true? Is it just a passing emotion? Why is it drawing me to you? Is love about finding beauty? Why is there so much pain? Can it truly mend a brok...

By: ChuckEpoo | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 19 Feb 2015

The Strange White Man 41

- Carpenter saw himself catching the Princess before she would have struck the cold marble floor and injured herself. He brushed the hair off her face and stared, as her beauty was breathtaking. He was ...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 17 Feb 2015

Restless

- I wait and I wait for a message from you, Though I know that you're busy, you've got stuff to do. You might be out of sight but you're way on my mind And I try to be generous, not to think ...

By: mazza | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 05 Jan 2015

Just So You Know

- Just so you know I still love you. Just so you know. Waiting for it to come, the day of final joy, evermore, but the pain is not washed away, waiting, in the rain, just so you know. But you don'...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 03 Jan 2015

Web

- 'T would be really nice If I could bathe in your light again, I've only been in darkness since you went away. Soft, silky cocoons of you  Forever woven in my memory.

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Added: 19 Nov 2014

Us...

- With all that I am, With every breath I take, You're all I wish for asleep, or awake. My soul mate you are, Till the day that we die, Even in the ever after next to you I will lie. We are ...

By: sinful | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 26 Sep 2014

Brokenhearted

- My feelings for you won't subside, Instead they multiply and intensify. My head is lost, my heart's taken over, All of my body quickly follows. Trying to forget you makes me think of you more....

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Added: 27 Aug 2014

Caliban

- I am the beast that you feel in the night  bold girl walking alone in the dark  self assurance in your every stride  when you return to your home I watch for you I am the whisper you thought that...

By: billybroadband | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 30 Jul 2014

Long Distance Love

- Laying in their separate beds in different parts of the country, they each hug their pillows close imagining it the other as they send sweet messages of love. Both wanting longing to go back to y...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 15 Jul 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

Tundra

- Bright pain burns my orbs, Stabs through the gray. Salt trembles to spill. Do you not think of me? “Its not fair,” I long to screech at your back, Yet I am prostrate before, Begging your return...

By: Dianna | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jun 2014

Bittersweet Memories

- I look at you sitting in the bay window, overlooking the setting sun, as twilight slowly approaches the Pacific Ocean. My heart feels warm and my soul is full of love. You sit there with your knees u...

By: frogprince | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 May 2014

simply bittersweet

- I know you love me And that your love is real But I know That we can never touch Or kiss. We will never meet offline. My heart knows this. And breaks again And again. Simply bittersweet ...

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Added: 29 Apr 2014

the last piece of the puzzle

- Never noticing how empty I have become. Time has pass me by. 2 x Loneliness Is the only thing you have left behind? Just barely holding on, I suck in your last images in my mind. I fa...

By: saki1995 | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 15 Apr 2014

It was just my imagination

- I heard the door close today.  A soft sigh of air pushed aside.  You, home with me after all this time. The water in my bath shimmered. Droplets cascaded over out thrust breasts as I shifted,  Lo...

By: Dianna | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Nov 2013

Lady Vodka (Poem 7 Of Many)

- My Lady, I’m missing you, That burn, the lasting finish. The way the bottle opens *Crack*, it goes, *glug*, Out pours my Lady. My nostrils take you in, I inhale deeply, I feel that burn, My eyes wa...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Oct 2013

Three Little Kobe Fish

- Three little kobe fish swimming in a pool Shawl on her shoulder the days rather cool Sitting and watching the waters gentle waves Doppled sunlight reflects, her thoughts were to save A book of poetr...

By: meredith | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Oct 2013

Nosferatu Immortalis

- On a cold dark night a figure stood, Pale face shrouded in darkened hood, Statuesque, as though carved from wood; No beauty held the night sky. As pale as soapstone, his damp cold skin, No breath...

By: Liz | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 09 Oct 2013

Until You Come Home

- I wave you goodbye; I'll miss you so very much, Until you come home. Hey! Blow me a kiss; I’ll miss you so very much; I’ll catch it with my lips. It's too quiet here now. I miss you so very m...

By: Sparkle | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Oct 2013

The Women I See

- Everywhere I look... Women all around Each perfect in their own way, They barely touch the ground. Sexy waitresses in black Ask "what can I do for you?" Now if I answered that... I'd wind up black-an...

By: Belthazor | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.8| Added: 23 Sep 2013

Finding You

- I hung on the wall incomplete and forgotten. Collecting dust in a battered frame. My paint had long since faded, My past and my present always the same. Unnoticed I hung, As others walked by. W...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Aug 2013

Can You Hear My Heart Cry

- Pathways to new lovers Lit by pale moonlight. Whispers of desire echo Their hunger in the night. Endless devotion promised Comes from deep within Perpetual affections are Journeys we freely b...

By: Sparkle | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 21 Aug 2013

The Dream Will Never Be

- A shooting star at midnight Soars across my universe. A stream of light across the sky; The celestial essence of you. A parallel universe; Two opposite realms; A transitory moment; A glimpse of you....

By: Sparkle | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Aug 2013

Faerie Dreams

- Dawn breaks open your skies; It’s twilight in my realm. I hasten to bed before midnight, As your sun overwhelms. I lie down lonely here, And pray wakefulness gone; I need to catch a dream to ...

By: Sparkle | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 12 Aug 2013

Hunger

-   It’s food I want. My mouth devouring grapes and berries plucked and juicy on my lips. I want to dig potatoes buried in the earth and boil them soft, unpeeled. I want to eat so I...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 09 Jul 2013

Won't You Please Touch Me?

- Won't You Please Touch Me By Snoop Longing for that touch ... just some of the things I miss. I miss your ... Fingertip across my lips shushing me for a kiss ... A kiss so gentle it can ba...

By: snoop | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 24 Jun 2013

My Gift

- My beach is beckoning. The tide is swimming in. With sand beneath my feet, Gazing out to sea, Breezes carry a kiss From your lips to me. Tides ebb and flow; Each day more will follow F...

By: Sparkle | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 23 Jun 2013

For the Solstice: Speaking to the Sun

- The Civil War isn’t over yet. The Crusades begun a thousand years ago have not been won, and when I read about another Drone, another soldier’s suicide, another stone thrown at a women...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jun 2013

Who IS This Woman?

- Who Is This Woman … that lives a “world” away? Who is this woman … that can be so reserved? Who is this woman … that can seemingly be so mysterious? Who is this woman … and what does her heart...

By: snoop | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 07 May 2013

Dreamland

- Hopeful dreams draw me near. The thought of your hands .....caressing, .....soothing, .....loving, Makes my mind race Beyond wind-chased clouds. Is there something more than love That birth...

By: LauraLee_Sweetness | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 05 Apr 2013

Eyes

- EYES your eyes float in front of my mind as my day moves with the sun your eyes dance with the moonlight clouds blowing pass shadows long as nymphs tease steady hearts beats thru dist...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.2| Added: 15 Feb 2013

Devious

- Days seem long, nights have no end Thoughts, words, images of maybe Restless agony, silence, a damn built No voice to scream out the pain It overtakes common sense Covers, veils, shuts out a...

By: Isadora | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 06 Feb 2013

The Lonely Gloom

- I want to close my eyes Clench them tight to stop the Spill of salt water that aches to rush And fill this hollow void inside of me. The world shifts sideways Life revolves and history...

By: LittleSister_ | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 27 Jan 2013

waiting

- birds fly and swoop over fields now bare and lying fallow. each patch of harvest complete holds promise. i am a fallow field... my heart resting and full of possibilities. my body longs for your to...

By: LauraLee_Sweetness | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 07 Dec 2012

Me

- Sick and twisted me Lost in deviant sin The sweet taste of salt The tangy scent of honey Sweat and skin, Water and earth. Sick and deviant me Lost in twisted delight The slap o...

By: LittleSister_ | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 26 Nov 2012

a pale desperation

- here I am, a pale desperation, when your passion prefers the dark and exotic, the scent of campfires and the sound of music that stirs your blood with whispers of more to come. here I am, a swe...

By: LauraLee_Sweetness | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 19 Nov 2012

Morning Safety

- I awoke to the feeling of your warm body wrapped around me and the rhythm of your regular breathing ruffling my hair. I felt so safe at that moment. Memories returned of a different sort of bre...

By: LauraLee_Sweetness | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 13 Nov 2012

please

- my mouth is pouty today..... an invitation to your mouth to kiss me gently right at its corner, to whisper wicked and shocking things as you smile your teasing smile, and make love to my heart. ...

By: LauraLee_Sweetness | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 03 Nov 2012

I wonder if...

- Do you ever read through some messages And realise just how much you love someone? Ever just sit and think of that person? Realise that they make you happy? That happened to me just tonight. Here I...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 26 Oct 2012

My Little Angel

- The day you were born, Our lives were happy, But our hearts were torn. You came on your day in a flash. You were here but a few minutes Then you had to dash. You would be 40 years old had you sta...

By: frogprince | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Sep 2012

Lady Vodka (Poem 6 of many)

- Drank my Lady, I drank her all up. She was tasty, now I long for more. I have no money, so long I shall. But I want more Vodka, sadly she is depleted! I drank her all up. But, alas, I shall not be ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Sep 2012

She

- When times are bad, and thoughts are low, She turns straight up, she seems to know. She makes me laugh, she makes me smile, Her grace astonishing, her beauty, her style. She is tactile, l...

By: AlphaMagus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 20 Sep 2012

Fear of the unknown

- Tonight I lay in my bed empty and cold I wish that you were here for me to hold We’ve talked by the hour, how it will be When you arrive to finally be here with me The dreams will come true, I know t...

By: wildrose_girl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 09 Aug 2012

Tides of Doubt

- Tidal flow Ebb and fall Like the beating of my heart From strong to faint In an eerie lance of muted light Jealousy rises up in my absence And I lose my nerve I teeter as solid fo...

By: LittleSister_ | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 05 Aug 2012

Scatter me on the wind...

- Scatter me on the wind Let me drift away Across a world gone mad Let me disappear into the void Float across space Let me burn up in the sun Immolate me in fire And let me be rebo...

By: LittleSister_ | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 06 Jul 2012

Alone in a room full of people

- To this And to what my heart longs for I strive to assemble some semblance of emotion So I might resemble those identical individuals And shine with a smile of my own To set me apart from the rest An...

By: OHT | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jul 2012

The Clock

- Sitting at my table, looking at the clock, its long finger pointing at the minutes, while the shorter finger holds the hours down like a thumb pushing in a tack to hold time still, but not...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Apr 2012

Love Song to the Moon

- Sometimes you light my way with your bright face, your lovely face, so round, so luminous floating through the darkness at a pace so slow it’s almost still and devious, pulling tides higher...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Apr 2012

For Passover: No Passing Over

- Even in escape, there’s no escape, no opening of waters, no Promised Land, no paradise, no freedom if the Sinai that was crossed so long ago is littered now with bones crumbling in that sand ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 05 Apr 2012

Satan and She

- INTRO : Falling for the fallen angel and at his mercy was she... I love you she said And that is your blessing and your cause for remorse Cause I know who you exactly are Satan And care for ...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 02 Apr 2012

From Morning Songs: Getting Older

- I’m getting older because I haven’t died and wiser because I seldom worry or shake my head at foolishness. I walk much slower now because my legs are stiff and know it makes no sense to...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Mar 2012

From Morning Songs: Waiting for You, Dear Muse

- Again, I close my eyes and wait for you, Dear Muse, never knowing if you will come and enter me today, and if you do, I have no notion what you will bring. I glance out at the eastern sky, at...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Mar 2012

Nothing

- Take away all that is the best of me Suck me dry and render it down Leave me a hollow husk of former life Gone... and all because of you . Why do I hang upon your every word? Why do ...

By: LittleSister_ | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 07 Mar 2012

Let Us Occupy

- Let us occupy the hearts of our enemies and take the streets of their minds, so they will follow us to the places they’ve forgotten. Let us occupy their hair so they can feel the fierce win...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 25 Feb 2012

My Words are Translations

- My words are translations of my breathing and are hard to say in your language. My tongue, my teeth, my lips can barely pronounce the words from my country where the mountains are steep,...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 23 Feb 2012

From Sisyphus: My Darling Star

- Again, my darling star I see your face among the other stars, glowing in the night time sky falling towards me in a blinding light, luminous and alive, causing me to pause on this steep h...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 16 Feb 2012

From Sisyphus: Light

- Even in this darkness I see a light inside of me. I see an orange sun rise above the sea, or is it setting? I see it turn the water red. I see it gleaming over ripples. I see a beach where I a...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Feb 2012

From Sisyphus: Reaching Out

- Looking up these nights at you, Dear Stars, my eyes, my thoughts, my soul reaching out to where we touch in space, where the forces of our orbits intersect high above my life, where we are ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 10 Feb 2012

Longing For Life

- Folding, Hiding beyond bricks, Waiting, Longing to see light. Hiding, Waiting in the dark, Longing to go outside. Waiting, Longing to find something. Longing for

By: unicorn92 | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.5| Added: 17 Dec 2011

For once I thought

- For once I thought I lost you to time For once I thought I lost you to reasons that were not mine For once I thought I lost you To people unknown And for once I thought You were gone ...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 12 Oct 2011

Day and Night We Chase

- And so it happened one day, that my heart led me astray. I fell into the pools of darkness, and discovered how I missed the light of the day. And there from the darkness I looked above, to s...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 03 Mar 2011

To An Absent Lover

- To an Absent Lover Although the words fall softly now, And silence soon shall reign supreme, As dust motes dance in a pale blue light, And the muted sounds of night are seen. The shadows sigh, a m...

By: gypsy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 03 Feb 2011