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Same Thing, Isn’t It?

- My daughter recently ran off a playful string of inarticulate sounds and noises, and then asked me if she had said anything. Did what she just say have any meaning? I informed no, and said it was ju...

By: Ping | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 11 Feb 2018

'Twas the Week Before Christmas

- 'Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the town Not a shopper was smiling, they each wore a frown; The cars they were parked in their bays willy-nilly, Whilst pedestrians dashed to-and-fro ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Dec 2016

Child

- once my belly was as full as the moon, till God scowled upon my boy and made him die; now we are afraid to speak to one another, you and I, lest we bring him ba...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Oct 2016

Love

- A feeling or emotion Nothing without devotion Giving to the wrong Searched for, craved Fantasy or a reality Gives you hope Brings us pain Built, destroyed, built again A glory or a sin...

By: Wilz | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Feb 2016

The Tale of Finkel

- Chaim Finkel - just Finkel to those few who knew him - was a thoughtful man. He pondered life's mysteries while he went about his everyday business. He was around middle aged, tall and with pronounce...

By: jasone | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 18 Feb 2016

Epiphany

- It suddenly occurred to me I’m feeling a cliché What else can possibly explain Perceiving things this way? My arms are arms, and end in hands Not wings of gossamer I walk on ground and do not float ...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Oct 2015

Perhaps

- Perhaps just the way that you said it Perhaps it was just what I heard Perhaps what you meant Was not what you said Or I just read into your words Why must it be so confusing? Why can’t we say what ...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Jun 2015

Musings

- I love how just the simplest of things Can inspire a writer to amaze The words he captures Are not vague And even prose becomes a name

By: Crisco05 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 11 Jun 2015

Small Things

- Itsy-bitsy, Teensy-weensy, Minuscule, Diminutive, Small, Frivolous, Insignificant, Trivial, Sometimes it is the little things that count.

By: Crisco05 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jun 2015

Do You

- Do you know I love you Truly know the feelings I have for you - That each morning I wake and reach for you - When I cannot feel you my empty arms hurt for you - My hands want to hold you so tightly ...

By: maryruth | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 May 2015

Legacy of an Educated Bachelor

- Hired for the dirty job of cleaning the dirty life Out of the corners of a house long lived in By a man recently dead. An eccentric intellectual hippie of a fellow Whom I had never met before he...

By: fallingdove | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 02 Mar 2015

Why is the sky so silent

- Why is the sky so silent. Clouds hang around like junkies. The sun, floating mountebank, hides slyly, and is as clever as he looks. On a black branch sits a crow, its ragged feathers an insult to...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 15 Oct 2014

New Jerusalem

- After a lifetime of mining gold and silicon from asteroids, the cube is ready. John Sanders, from Intel, flipped the switch. The super-cooled cube hanging in the vacuum of space hummed when the ...

By: fallingdove | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 3.6| Added: 27 Feb 2014

Depraved Christmas Misunderstandings: Happy Holidays!

- He gave me quite a whack after I grabbed his bulging sack! (Santa left his toy bag on the floor.) IF THESE OPENING LINES EVOKE A SMILE (or better a guffaw) PLEASE CONSIDER READING THE REST OF THIS...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Dec 2012

The Soul Reader

- There was this man, who could read, souls battered, unhappy and free. He was gifted with vision from the Gods, and he was to manifest them into rewards. It was painful in the beginning ...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 May 2012