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Now and Forever

- I sat leaning against the stone pillar of the decades-old bridge, watching as the sun began to rise over the horizon, my legs dangling over the edge, my hand resting on the recently installed railing...

By: bella685 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 17 Apr 2017

The Chronicles of Claudia Labelle -- Part XIV

- Entry XX – Throughout much of the morning hours, my clustered thoughts have left me wondering what exactly my wedding to Henry Beauclerc will be like. If I may write honestly, I do not know where...

By: ZMahnke | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 07 Mar 2017

The Damned: Chapter 3

- Nsansa was right when he said I would be blamed for Uliya’s death. The young blossoming and fertile second wife of my husband had succumbed to a mysterious fatality, and I was the only witness.   A ...

By: Vuto_MSK | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 13 Feb 2017

Loved Ones

- Ashley awoke in the middle of the night to find fifteen missed calls on her phone. Her first instinct was to wake Bill, but as she reached for him, she had an alarming thought. Wasn’t he on call la...

By: Amber | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 02 Feb 2017

Springtime In Paris

- We first met entirely by accident On a lovely bright sunny day in Spring, It was the first of May as I recall; Even now I remember it clearly, Although almost four decades have passed by. Strolling a...

By: KindOfHeart | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Jan 2017

The Damned: Chapter 2

- I hated how beautiful she was. I hated her sleek, slender figure, her caramel skin, her and her long dark hair. Traditionally men couldn’t stand the idea of a slender wife. However, for a farmer lik...

By: Vuto_MSK | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jan 2017

Battles In The Night

- The shame upon your face as you turned and walked away, spoke silently in volumes of the things you could not say; You'd finally given up, thought you'd fought a valiant fight; Our marriage...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Nov 2016

Take A Look At Yourself

- If I'd known then what I know now, I'd never have stood beside and taken the vow; But hindsight is 20/20 and love is blind, the caring facade veiled secrets, well confined;  You keenly pursued me,...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Sep 2016

Colors and Hues

- A pink blush tinged her cheeks, That moment he smiled at her. And how she flushed so red, When he offered a flower. She glowed more than the sapphire, On her finger, he bestowed. With promises ...

By: HazelsHeaven | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Sep 2016

Our Love Story

- Prologue From a purely personal point of view, happiness is extremely difficult to describe. We are either happy, or we are unhappy, and it seems that there is little we can do, however hard we may s...

By: KindOfHeart | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 05 Sep 2016

Internal thoughts of a woman alone

- She was plain as paper. There was something very nondescript about her. The darkish, straight brows, the blue eyes that were just that - blue. Not a special blue, or a sparkling blue. They were neithe...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 Aug 2016

Trying Love

- How you break my heart You'll never know Each word of her Tears my world in two And only then Are my eyes opened And I realize You and I  May never be. My tears are gathering I can...

By: LovelyTiff | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jun 2016

Perfection

- I was her first, and she was my last. I know that’s overly cliched, but it was the absolute truth for both of us. I don’t recall, exactly, the very first time that I saw her. She was working at a loc...

By: bmcatt | Category: Romance | Score: 4| Added: 05 Jun 2016

For Better or Worse

- I may be a complicated, difficult, often times short tempered, dare I say shrew? I know I'm a mess, but for better or worse you agreed and signed on the dotted line. Did you really think in light of ...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 May 2016

True Love Prevails

- Funny how true love prevails Even after those dark days Back to our life fairy-tale In bad times, I did pray We're both in a better place Love is back and here to stay We now always touch base We can...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 10 May 2016

Marriage

- Late night talks in bed With you Leave me in awe You hold my hand Telling me I'm beautiful Forever yours Years of ups and downs Fights And the make ups Gains and losses Yet We grow Your smi...

By: ChickaDee | Category: Musings | Added: 17 Apr 2016

The Best Day

- The Best Day Oh boy! Here comes the ice-cream man. Such joy only he can bring. I raise up my dime, high in my hand. “Please give me a cold treat.” I sing. With a nod and a smile; he hands me a po...

By: Pirate | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Apr 2016

Obsession

- Stares and cries..oh what a sight The ring on her finger catches the light She closes her eyes and tries to forget What she had done, so full of regret Weeks ago she told him no That she di...

By: Kiera | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 01 Mar 2016

The Next Duchess

- THE NEXT DUCHESS   All is as you thought it would be sir and more. The Duke is most formidable. He is powerful and feared. Respect he commands well through design.  Vigilance is his strength. He’l...

By: sfe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Feb 2016

Your Mood Is Back

- I’m so tired of how you treat me I know that you’re stressed I dream of running to be free I’m so not enjoying this mess I hate the way you talk to me We’re supposed to be a team I really think...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 05 Nov 2015

A Total Disconnect

- I can't talk any time of the day  I'm at my boiling point There's nothing more to say This is a complete disjoint Don't say this You roll your eyes This is not happy bliss This is no surprise I'm...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 18 Sep 2015

Hurt Beyond Repair

- You tell me you'll change Each month it’s the same shit Your behavior is beyond strange I really wish we could quit You never have any time for me You 'yes' me to death I wish I could leave you...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 17 Sep 2015

The Best of Me

- I cannot bear to see you Hurting in this way Come here and let me comfort you And chase your fears away You must know I love you Why do you doubt me so? I have been here by your side When it matters...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Jun 2015

Spiders and Demons

- She stepped down the broad marble staircase uncertainly, feeling the weight of the coin purse Artemidoros had given her thump heavily against her leg. At the bottom of the steps, she turned back, look...

By: crusch | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 02 May 2015

Do You Even Care?

- A day filled with lots of pain, No call to ask how I am. This marriage is under strain, To me it's a total sham. You seem not to care, I give it my complete all. Thank God, for my emotional affair, ...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 01 May 2015

Remember How It Used To Be

- She stares and cries..oh what a sight The ring on her finger catches the light She closes her eyes and tries to forget What she had done, so full of regret Weeks ago she told him no That sh...

By: Kiera | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Apr 2015

The Strange White Man 45

- Carpenter left long before Sunrise which allowed the Monk to return to his research. He double and triple checked his findings and each time the answer he arrived at was the same. "There is only one...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.8| Added: 29 Mar 2015

Moody Blues

- Oh great, here comes the mood,  You never know how you'll be. Sometimes I cry because your rude, You must know this and agree. Please get rid of this stress, And stop talking about it. It's just an a...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 24 Jan 2015

I Wonder What You Think

- I often wonder what you think,  Your actions are different then mine. We really are never quite in sync, You're always working never giving me time. There's more to life then just work, I'm needing m...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 28 Dec 2014

A Little Rough Patch

- Pain doesn't need to hurt by ones hand,  It can hurt by what one says or doesn't say. I often say life is grand, But it's the lack of words that hurts most days. It's nice if one can just say what th...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 26 Dec 2014

Hopeful

- I was hopeful for a lovely day,  But you just can't give me the time. I'm so miserable in so many ways, Loving you is really a crime. A simple hello would be nice, Ask me how I'm doing. Your mood is ...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 25 Dec 2014

What Love Means To Me

- I love to share my thoughts and dreams with my guy,  We're both the apples to each other's eyes. Sometimes we laugh and sometimes we cry. Enjoying each other in whatever we do, Remembering to always ...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 08 Dec 2014

A Life Of Wondering

- Sometimes we laugh and everything is great,  Other times it's silence and moods. It's a crap shoot to try to relate, I don't ever want to intrude. I then feel like it's some how my fault, You don't w...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 22 Nov 2014

Romantic Bliss

- Dreams of love and a simple kiss,  Wanting and hoping for romantic bliss. You look and search for the perfect one, Lots of disappointment and not much fun. To feel a deep connection and lots of affe...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 03 Nov 2014

A Married Man

- “A married man?” my sister asked. “Yes, a married man.” “ Why a married man?” my nosey sister asked. “The married ones are the best.” I told her. “I suppose so, they usually have some don...

By: Sparkle | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 29 Jul 2014

Another Love Poem

- Love is inexplicable, inextricable, Juices made ever trickleable, Kisses trail down our bodies, lingering on lips, which tingle forever, moans exchanged in a chorus of love, as pure and unblemished as...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 22 May 2014

What is it

- I think I have came upon the answer that not only historians, but the women of the world have asked since the beginning of time. From the second that parents find out they are going to have a daught...

By: Cheryl | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 30 Apr 2014

My Sisyphus

- Oh my love  My Sisyphus  Content to struggle up the crag  To feel the ache of limbs  Limbs extended in one effort  Toward an endless goal  Such bliss  To stand at attention  Wind smoothing the...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 13 Apr 2014

Bad Chemistry

- Margo sat huddled in the dark basement. Upstairs, she heard the "click" of the back-door opening - opening in a sneaky sinister sort of a way. That door was supposed to be locked ! Margo thought, ...

By: Calindra | Category: General | Score: 4.9| Added: 08 Apr 2014

Merry Go Round of Life

- I am here for so many hours in a day,  Why don't you reach out in some kind of way. A phone call or a text seem rather nice, You seem rather cold, your mood like ice. I am always doing nice things f...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 05 Mar 2014

There is no giving up

- I wish I were born in simpler times When marriage was forever A time when people fixed what was broken Instead of throwing it away We live in a world Of instant gratification Following desires and w...

By: Finallyatpeace | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 15 Feb 2014

Loving Sentiments

- Loving my spouse all through my life,  I am his devoted and caring wife. Loving each other every single day, Being thankful in so many ways. The day we were married together, A bond and commitment t...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 13 Feb 2014

And So It Ends

- Robert Frost said “fire and ice” But he was wrong. It wasn’t like that at all. Oh, there was fire, and a brilliant flame it was. Our exothermic chemistry filled the air. And the electri...

By: DLizze | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 21 Jan 2014

For my friend

- On 29 November 2013, I got a phone call from a former coursemate of mine asking me whether I had received any news on the accident of a friend and former coursemate Abdulrahman, which at that time I h...

By: danjuma | Category: Musings | Score: 4.3| Added: 06 Jan 2014

Happy times in our life

- I love to think of all we have done,  All the memories and all of the fun. We've been together for many years, We've had happy times and days filled with tears. We're each other's soul mate, It was ...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 10 Dec 2013

Thorns: Ch 3

- I jumped off the cart, unhitched my horse and stormed right into the forest. I wanted to get lost in the thicket and run free from all the burdens of my life. I wanted to run and keep running as far,...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 28 Oct 2013

Welcome to the Jungle

- I had assumed that I was the only person in the office at that early hour, but clearly someone was nearby as I bent over to retrieve the files I had just managed to spill all over the floor. Perhaps i...

By: Jackson_Banks | Category: Humor | Score: 4.4| Added: 01 Apr 2013

love made in heaven

- (3/8/13) The angels gathered in heaven to witness our wedding day For this was a match made in heaven as they came together to pray Long before our births-GOD had made this plan And he ha...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 2| Added: 09 Mar 2013

Confession

- Nobody said it would be easy. She just didn’t expect it’d be this hard. The clock ticks the hours, the minutes, the seconds, and with each passing minute of daylight, she sighs deeply and braces for...

By: DianaShallard | Category: Drama | Score: 4.4| Added: 04 Jan 2013 Editor's Pick

Khalida

- Once there was a beautiful princess named Ijlal. She had hair the color of dates, and eyes as blue as the sea, eyes that were so captivating she had thousands of suitors falling at her feet every day....

By: Isabelle | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.3| Added: 12 Dec 2012

I Married a Soap Opera

- I have been married for 42 years. I discovered after getting married that you never really know your in-laws until then. My wife and I went to school together, grammar school and high school. I got pu...

By: frogprince | Category: Memoirs | Score: 3.8| Added: 16 Nov 2012

Cheese And Onion Sandwiches

- I don't watch much TV these days, it keeps reminding me that it's partly my fault our country is in such a mess. I'm not spending enough money to fuel our economy and when I do spend my only reward i...

By: steffanie | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 26 Jun 2012

The Man Goes Shopping — But Not at the Store

- The man called out — there was something to see! Swiftly the wife pondered what it might be. His voice held not a hint of undue stress. Indeed, was that a tone of happiness? Following the sound...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jun 2012

Happy Ending

- I generally do not like massages. There is something about a fully clothed stranger touching me while naked that resonates weird in my mind. It brings to mind the clinical setting of my doctor’s ...

By: Jackson_Banks | Category: Humor | Score: 4.6| Added: 18 Jun 2012

Path to Self

- The Wife his love, never fallen into her evident to both for long her non-denial from the onset hurtful honesty then, no longer only at the end no wasted effort on his part all had to go ...

By: HulyaY | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.2| Added: 14 May 2012

Mortimer and Myrtle: An Absurd Love Story

- Note: This is a little experimental story. Mortimer was seated on a small sofa in the living room, when Myrtle came in from the kitchen and sat on the sofa next to him. She wore a blue floral dress a...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 03 Feb 2012

Mrs. ; Mr. --- A Poem from my Semicolon Period

- Younger ; Older Cautious ; Bolder  Naïve ; Weary  Trusting ; Leery  Quiet ; Loud  Humble ; Proud  Merciful ; Hard  Slender ; Lard  Children ; Dogs  Kittens ; Frogs  Petite ; Big  ...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jan 2012

Hearts Torn Asunder (Part One)

- Do you think the world would notice If one flower failed to bloom? Or if one snowflake melted Before it touched the ground? Never being given the chance to find Its place beneath the ...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 21 Dec 2011

The Shirts Out the Door Redux

- The wife surveyed the closet and let out a sigh. With a roll of her eyes, she said, “Why, my dear, why?” How many knit shirts could one man possibly need? Ten? Twenty? More, perchance...but eig...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Nov 2011

The Shirts Out the Door

- The wife surveyed the closet and let out a sigh. How many knit shirts could one man possibly need? Ten? Twenty? More, perchance...but eighty-four? Indeed! With a roll of her eyes, she said, “Why...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Nov 2011

Blue Confetti

- Two fallen hearts, Who's thrown the darts, Filled of evil poison? Two soul-mates, It was surely fate, But now it's blue confetti. Broken and torn, Vows that were sworn, Now they do not matter. Left...

By: unicorn92 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 27 Oct 2011

Girl, Will You Marry Me?

- We’ve been together for so long, And I think the time is right, Something I just need to ask you girl, And I need to know tonight. So much has changed for me, Since you came into my life, I need you ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Songs | Score: 4.8| Added: 04 Sep 2011

Get me to the Church on Time

- Get me to the Church on time    (Prompted by the Royal Marriage of Prince William to Kate Middleton)    Just out from the workshop and patched up a treat, the old Rolls Royce pulled up a...

By: Davidpendragon1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 23 Aug 2011

(Mis)Adventures in Plumbing

- The Saturday after Thanksgiving, I walked down the stairs into the living room where my lovely wife had assumed her normal position. “On Monday, remind me to call the home warranty people. My bathroom...

By: Jackson_Banks | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jun 2011

Cat's Got A Tongue

- Before the church would marry us, it required that we attend a “marriage compatibility” class. I began my unsuccessful attempt to promote elopement as the best way to achieve our mutual goal upon lear...

By: Jackson_Banks | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jun 2011

The Devil Went Down to Georgia

- Ask most people what I do for a living and they’ll say I chase ambulances. That is simply false. I married a nurse precisely because I am not a good runner and did not want to have to chase them. In t...

By: Jackson_Banks | Category: Humor | Score: 4| Added: 09 Jun 2011

Happy Anniversary (Our Special Day)

- Of all the things we celebrate, There is one very special date, That special day when vows were said, Our special day when we were wed. Of you my love, I was so fond, To want to start a lasting bond,...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 13 Jan 2011

Sexual Healing

- I recall the evening as if it were yesterday, even though it's been over ten years. I stared down at the table and mindlessly picked at my food while my wife sat silently across from me. Nancy and I h...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Romance | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 Nov 2010

To My Wife

- Looking back on the time we shared, Nothing else in my life has compared, Ever since that day we walked down the aisle, We have walked together for many a mile, Joined together hand in hand, Part of s...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.5| Added: 01 Nov 2010

The Pants on the Floor

- When the wife returned home, she knew not what was in store — Not one, or two, or three — no! — FOUR pants on the floor! She wondered what had caused an action so rash, Four trousers crumpled like y...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Oct 2010