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I Know

- I know why the night sings to me, And why the woods are my home. I know why the whip-or-will sings to only me, So I can dry my tears on my pillow more easily.   I know why I can't sleep anymore,...

By: starchild | Category: Musings | Added: 04 Sep 2017

Ugly Monsters, Chapter Four

- I was flipping through the channels today and stopped on the old black and white show about a family of unusual and most unattractive family of monsters. I'm not sure if I can name it or not.   Wha...

By: starchild | Category: Micro Fiction | Added: 16 Aug 2017

Mother, Chapter Two

- "Please, Momma, I don't want to go to Kristen's to spend the night. They don't have electricity or running water. You know how I hate the dark. Please?" Angel's tears ran down her pretty cheeks. The...

By: starchild | Category: Flash Fiction | Added: 04 Aug 2017

On Her Own

- "This tour guide doesn't know what he's talking about. You don't need to go all the way to the student union for lunch — the coffee shop at the library is better, faster and cheaper than the cafeteri...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 16 Sep 2016

Without EVE

- The sin of humanity is shared Not Eve Not Adam Both sinned. I do not need an apology from either than to prevent the recurrence of that sin God made man with the sole intention to rule and govern...

By: christena | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 14 Jul 2016

Fortune and Fate

- “I saw my astrologer yesterday,” my mother says. She is reclining on the pool chair and its white slates have left a red imprint on the back of her thighs. She has a rum and coke in one hand. “And...

By: alisontheresa | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 22 May 2016

Simply Put

- I'm in love with life The fresh air in my face Learning to strive With dignity and grace I'm in love with him My true soul mate My husband, my friend My forever date I'm in love with her Her smile ...

By: ChickaDee | Category: Poetry | Added: 16 Apr 2016

Terrified

- Terrified of everything After what you did to me Terrified of everything It's like I ceased to be Terrified of everything Panic all the time Terrified of everything So I drink too much...

By: Kiera | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Feb 2016

The Englishman

- "I'm eighteen years old and should be able to make up my own mind." Margaret stood in front of her mirror speaking out loud to herself. "If I knew what I wanted I might be able to do just that."  Th...

By: chatterbox | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 09 Feb 2016

A Fathers Battle

- Over the past 14 years my friend has fought firstly to see his two boys (who at the start were 5 and 2.) Now he fights to keep the youngest attending a well-regarded Private school that he solely pays...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 09 Feb 2016

Memories

- His old truck, orange and black lays like a dead carcass,  In the way back of our old land. It was an eyesore back then, He's been long gone, his body now dust six feet below and beyond. I can see t...

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Added: 28 Jan 2016

A Life of Love From My Mother

- Today I honor my mother, Here on Mother's Day. Caring for me and my brother, In so many amazing ways. She gave me a wonderful life, With so much love in her heart. She was an amazing wife, Her love...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 10 May 2015

Ma Belle Mère

- Ma belle mère,  my mother divine. Lost in the mists of time; lost but quickly found when the memories rush back into my aging mind, still her  little boy. I was her first born, her love child, and...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 May 2015

With Mother... on her day... with love... A poem

- With a smile as bright as the golden sun rise you would wake me with love. With the warm hugs of love that held the sweet smell of honeysuckle you warmed my heart. With the soft loving kisses of ...

By: ManofDesire | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 08 May 2015

Mother and wife

- That her God always hears That is what she believes And that helps her and comforts her Because she grieves For the loss of her loved ones Both her husband and son Who had died in septembe...

By: paulus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 11 Apr 2015

Something More

- I feel something smothering me, a dark shadow. Maid, chef, medic aid, nothing more. Useless, boring, pathetic, is what you see. See me for who I am, not what I seem to be. Mother I am ...

By: Blood_Black_Rose | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 12 Mar 2015

Always remember

- Something stops me. There is something I need to tell you, But how can I even start to say, the many many things that cross my mind As I think about all that we have been through. I guess to begin -...

By: scotiaWillow | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jan 2015

Woman

- Designed to be soft... Fighting to survive in this lifetime. Loves unconditionally without expectation. Willing to get pregnant with a child for nine months. Willing to endanger her life by gi...

By: rune | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 18 Sep 2014

The Balloon

- I was six years old at a county fair in the autumn of nineteen fifty-eight. My dad won for me a big blue balloon with his skill at pitching straight. That balloon was my pride and joy for the...

By: billybroadband | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Sep 2014

A Mother's Tongue

- "We won't let them call it a break down this time,"  She says,  Wiping imagined stray hairs from my brow.  I want to laugh.  I want to cry.  I want to scream.  Medication is bliss.  I wonder th...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 20 Jul 2014

The Sad Woman

- Standing outside the curio shop looking through the display window, Tanya watched the woman standing at the counter inside. She had sad eyes. She wondered what had happened in the woman’s life to make...

By: Sparkle | Category: General | Score: 4.9| Added: 11 Jul 2014

Where Are My Children?

- Where are my children?  Why didn't I get one?  She got two  And I got none. Why can't I have one?  Just one little one It doesn't seem fair  Now it's all said and done. We tried and we tried  No...

By: Sparkle | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 07 Jul 2014

How did I fail as a mom

- How do you stand to just sit in your room You never leave the house You are 20 years old Where is your ambition? Go get a job Do something It breaks my heart To watch you every day Glued to your p...

By: Finallyatpeace | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 20 May 2014

Sweet Gaia

- Sweet Gaia, Mother of the Earth, abides In contemplation of the rape she feels Upon her offspring, turning as it reels From dying leas and woodlands on all sides. What kind of child is pitiless; de...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 11 May 2014

Thanks To All The Mother's

- To all the Mother's Who gave birth To all the Mother's Who adopted children Say thanks to each and every one of them For taking care of us when we are sick Thanks for guiding us Teaching us right...

By: girlie4280 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 May 2014

The Dynamic Duo

- From the moment I could talk, She’s been the one that I call out to. From the moment I could walk, She’s been the one I go to. From the moment I could trust, She’s been the one I put m...

By: NoleGirl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 08 May 2014

Heart of Gold

- My Mom's name was Agnes. Her maiden name was Greene. She was the youngest of five children. She had one sister and three brothers. They are/were Ina Mae Dooley, Everette Greene, James Greene and Norma...

By: RandyJohnson | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.6| Added: 04 Feb 2014

My Memories of My Mother

- My Memories of My Mother I lost my life long best friend who was also my mother in March 2013. The memories I have of Mom go from laughter and sorrow to tears and anger but because she was my best ...

By: azjudy | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.6| Added: 14 Dec 2013

The Best Decision I Ever Made

- In 1996, at the age of 49, I joined the Army National Guard. I had served previously from the ages of 21 to 25 in the United States Navy. Therefore, when I became a soldier, I entered with the rank of...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.8| Added: 25 Nov 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 4

- Chapter 4 The Lady in Tellurium (DG 4) A figurine of a woman with long hair attracts my attention. It is made of wax, soft to the touch. It caught a lot of dirt and dust making it look dull an...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 01 Jul 2013

The Boy with One Eye

- Once, a boy was asked by his mother, what he wanted to become in his life. He said—a writer. The mother laughed. But seeing the boy’s expressions firm and eyes in flames, she said; “Well, you...

By: Anulal | Category: Drama | Score: 3.9| Added: 20 Feb 2013 Editor's Pick

Just Another Day

- Cacophony of screams pour out of newspapers Images of despair tumble on to my heart from TV Mother Nature rage at its worst Devastation in its wake. Winds howling with gleeful fury Darkness...

By: sea | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Nov 2012

My Stepdaughter

- Although I never got to give you life I will love you for all my life I never got to see your first smile But your smile brightens my world I never seen you take your first step But you stepped into ...

By: wildrose_girl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.2| Added: 01 Nov 2012

The Crèche

- Becky Patterson arrived at the coffee shop short of breath after hurrying from the only parking spot she'd been able to find, five blocks away. Her hair disheveled and face rosy from the brisk walk, s...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jul 2012

The End

- ~ The End ~ Becky Patterson sat in the dimly lit room, her head bowed slightly, staring blankly into space. She neither knew nor cared how long she’d been there. Finally she heard a light r...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 12 Mar 2012

Birthday Boy

- The clowns have gone packed in their tiny red car, Balloons deflated after a big day on show, All that remains is birthday cake crumbs and a very tired one year old boy. As the first star falls int...

By: Jade87 | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.5| Added: 07 Mar 2012

Slightly Premature baby

- Slightly premature baby I made a decision that nobody knew It was my responsibility to let my baby go from in me. As I lay solitary in the night in the glow of a light a Dadd...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 16 Feb 2012

Autumn

- When the autumn wind starts to blow, The trees in the forest put on a colourful show, Yellows, browns, gold and reds, And the animals curl up snug in their beds. When dry leaves fall to the groun...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 14 Jul 2011

Darwin's little warm pond or a womb?

- Was just browsing the net today while I came across “ Darwin's little warm pond” the experiment that suggests the details of evolution or how life was formed. Quite an interesting thought an...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Musings | Score: 4.6| Added: 08 Jul 2011

How Old Are You Now?

- *** Text Message from "Cap:" Yeah, dude, hurry up. Come through" Johnny looked back up at the row of greeting cards.  "Her Birthday: Mother from Son" Johnny had been in the store for the last 20 m...

By: Patrick | Category: Drama | Score: 4.5| Added: 12 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

Youth

- Vision of youth (before things go to shit): me and you, and you're swinging me on your shoulder as if you'd love me forever...you'd never let me go...slip...break a bone...scar flesh My mother's broth...

By: Patrick | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 May 2011

Ma

- It is difficult coming back to a place where nobody has time for you. School is much better, the sounds too, much pleasant; students buzzing with various activities and humming like a swarm of bees, m...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 11 May 2011

I wish you had your cell phone

- If you had to go on to Heaven,  There is one thing I wish you took with you, and that would be your cell phone. Oh, how much you loved to talk on your phone. If you had your phone with you, I w...

By: TearsOfAnAngel | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.2| Added: 03 Mar 2011

Why

- Why did she have to go She was too young to go A daughter A mother A best friend Now she is gone And I'm left with wondering why Giving anything to have gone Instead I'm sitting here...

By: TearsOfAnAngel | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 21 Oct 2010