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Dancing To Ray Charles: Ch. 06, Cards and Cuddles pt 1 of 3

-       Hearts, as played by Amy, Mark, Willie, and Bob was as much a contact sport as a card game. They’d all been varsity athletes in high school, were still competitive, and hated to lose at anyt...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 28 Aug 2017

On Warding Off Would-Be Witnesses

- Becky  Lee Tyler had thoroughly enjoyed trying on the new lingerie with its sheer baby-doll top and ridiculously skimpy, matching panties. The special birthday present she’d ordered for her husband ...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 17 May 2017

We Danced

- "Don’t look back," she said, and both of us were victims of the night, and we were also it seemed to be each other’s form of physical kryptonite, and somehow, I knew we were bound to be together. She...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.8| Added: 12 Apr 2017

Celebrity Deathmatch, Musical Edition: Mozart vs Beethoven

- He didn’t know how he’d found his way to this part of town. In fact, he didn’t even know where this part of town was. All he knew was that the streets were suddenly empty, and the mist was heavy, and ...

By: LousyNick | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 21 Dec 2016

Feed the Wolves

- Look, I’m a “rip off the bandages” kind of girl. If you want to leave, just go. Pulling away slowly isn’t going to make it hurt any less. Just do me one favor, please. Take my heart when you go. Don’...

By: TooShy678 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 02 May 2016

Losing North - Fucking Celebrate! (Chapter VII)

- FUCKING CELEBRATE! “To a prosperous career!” Charlie said, raising his glass. “Jesus, Charlie. Can you be more cliché?” Adam answered smiling while raising his glass for the toast. “A better ...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Drama | Score: 0| Added: 28 Mar 2016

Losing North - No Rock, Just Same Old Bottom (Chapter VI)

- NO ROCK, JUST THESAME OLD BOTTOM “Get up!” The jail guard shouted, making Adam almost jump from the small rectangle he had been calling a bed for the weekend. His head was spinning, the room wa...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 14 Mar 2016

Losing North - Unpleasant Surprise (Chapter V)

- UNPLEASANT SURPRISE Adam’s smile covered his entire face, from ear to ear. “What are you so happy about?” Charlie asked, coming home from work. Adam put his phone on the living’s room table and...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 13 Mar 2016

Losing North - Sudden Need (Chapter IV)

- SUDDEN NEED “ Oh, this place looks so lame. ” Adam thought as he saw the big sign saying “The Winter Farmer”. Putting his thoughts aside, Adam walked into the café and immediately saw Page, havi...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 11 Mar 2016

Losing North - Tiring Indecision (Chapter III)

- TIRING INDECISION Adam’s room was stinking of sweat, alcohol and weed. Probably days had passed since he last opened a window, sun hadn’t shined inside those four walls for almost as long and th...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 09 Mar 2016

Losing North - Serious Boredom (Chapter II)

- SERIOUS BOREDOM Days had passed since Adam’s encounter with Page, not that he had thought about it much. The days after were pretty much summed up by ‘drink, work, fuck, sleep and restart’. At ...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 04 Mar 2016

Me, My Music, and My Gun

- In the city late at night, Just me, my music, and my gun. A light drizzle through the haze, Orange light posts shine along the street, Illuminating millions of droplets in the halos. Hard cruel and da...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 26 Nov 2015

Crashing at the Big House

- The name ‘Big House’ had to do with the people who lived there allowing almost anyone to use it as a temporary shelter. Of course, preference was given to “heads” with dope or booze and to all female...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: General | Score: 4.4| Added: 10 Aug 2015

Music on the piano

- Sitting here in the distance listening. I can hear the notes on the piano playing. A heart aching song you play with a heavy heart. Passion so sweet it was becoming art. Such simple keys but it me...

By: Entangled_Fate | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 10 Jul 2015

Play Me

- Run your fingers across my skin Hear my music drone Pluck the strings of my heart Let your bow vibrate my soul Grasp me between your thighs Caress me with your fingertips I love the way y...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 May 2015

Don't Leave

- You keep me on the edge of my seat You never try and shoot me down You always know just what to say To keep a smile on my face I'm singing please don't leave me on my own cause you're the one I wan...

By: Living_A_Horror | Category: Songs | Score: 4.5| Added: 29 May 2015

Feeling The Music

- Feeling The Music By Pirate60 Inspired By Mzhyper I hear a boom, boom, boom As the music fills the room It starts a beat, beat, beat That travels into my feet For the music is the magic, and ...

By: Pirate | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 24 Apr 2015

Song

- Words Notes follow My heart Torn wide Still No breath Chill to my gut Slowly warming Heat rising Becoming Wonder Becoming Knowledge  Then, Believing You.

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 13 Apr 2015

The Dance

- I hold her close against me. Not the soft touching of a casual dance, but instead the close pull with my hand in the small of her back and our hips pressed together. I admire the smooth curve of her n...

By: Nox | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 10 Apr 2015

lovesong

- Pick up your guitar and pick up your pick Play me a melody, make it real slick I'll try to find words to make it a song To tell our girls that our love is so strong That it could make us fly without e...

By: paulus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 03 Jan 2015

Spinning Round and Round

- It was dark now. I was but a forgotten memory, stuck playing a lullaby and spinning around in circles. I gazed at the moon and the stars, the cracks in the shattered mirror distorted the image and ma...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 15 Dec 2014

Golden Gate Days

- I wandered Golden Gate Park, On one of the most perfect days. The air was clear, With my mind in a haze. The park was almost empty. Few people walked, Kids played games. I stopped to listen, a...

By: frogprince | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 13 Dec 2014

music

- Music is my heart Music is my soul Music takes me every where I go The beat of the drums The beat a sax It is like a fine wine It is like a good lover Filling my heart with no room for ...

By: maryruth | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 07 Dec 2014

A Gift I Can Only Give Once

- The air is warm, the stars blink above The people gather, and with them is love Snacks are enjoyed, and even a drink She sits across the garden, what am I to think? I sit with confidence, but stand...

By: theantelope | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 05 Nov 2014

Writing, Hallowe'en, Music and More Writing

- You know that feeling that you wanna write, but you don’t know what, but you just open a word document and fucking write? That’s what I’m doing. I’m just gonna ramble. I know how much some of you like...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 4.6| Added: 05 Oct 2014

Music of My Heart

- You are the music in my heart, A beautiful, sweet melody. The most precious tune-that is you, A song I've never known and now I know every note. A playful, soulful song and I hear the notes play s...

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Added: 25 Sep 2014

Save Me: Book One of the Gatekeepers, Chapter Two

- 2 "Another round over here!" Owen shouted towards the bartender. The bartender nodded and grabbed two more beers. Owen and Jay were drunk off their asses and we all watched as Jay struck out w...

By: wendy_grace | Category: Romance | Score: 3| Added: 30 Jul 2014

Save Me: Book One of the Gatekeepers, Chapter One

- 1 "Lucy! They're coming to town, it's the last stop on their tour! We have to go, we just have to!" Mia exclaimed, excitedly showing me her computer screen. "Tickets are seventy five bucks, Mia....

By: wendy_grace | Category: Romance | Score: 3.5| Added: 27 Jul 2014

Save Me: Book One of The Gatekeepers, Preface

- Preface Lucy "Ms. Combs, I realize the school year is coming to an end, but that does not give you an excuse to not pay attention," Mr. Peters said, snapping me out of my daze and bringing me...

By: wendy_grace | Category: Romance | Score: 3.8| Added: 22 Jul 2014

Don't Care

- (First verse) I never understood your reasoning to make me feel worthless I never understood what went through your mind every time you weren't there  Did you ever stop and think before you a...

By: Living_A_Horror | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 14 Jun 2014

Memories

- Memories pour into my head. How do I make sense of emotions I've never known? Only a radio tells me the way to go. The static buzz rings in my ears as I hear the voice of reason. Cry out i...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Apr 2014

A night on the the town

- One of the first times we met We were at my favourite hangout You were talking and mucking around Generally having a good time. I was there helping my friend Spinning some tunes Smiling as I wa...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 02 Apr 2014

Right here waiting

- Laying here, listening to my favourite song Realising that for me at least the words are so true. You came into my life and made it so much better. Although we live thousands of miles apart ...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Mar 2014

Music of the Night

- Heavens filled with sparkling jewels, to the brim. Moon scarcely visible, newness gracing its rim. Silence invaded with songs piercing the night. Brother Coyote sings and yips with pure delight....

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Feb 2014

I Can't Think of a Title.

- I like a guitar that’s all beaten and bruised, road worn, one could say. It adds something to it, to know that it has been loved. I see something as loved if it shows signs of actually being used. A ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 4.4| Added: 31 Jan 2014

Lust For Arts

- It's winter and the winds do blow But we are safe inside you know. My metal art upon the wall Is rattling and about to fall. With special hooks I make it tight So it will stay a happy sight. It'...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jan 2014

Heavenly Symphonies

- Quite some time ago, a photo in a friend's photo gallery spoke volumes. I felt the following words describe it. I hope they do justice to your photo young lady. You always make me smile. :) Music...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Dec 2013

Whispers

- "Mirror mirror on my wall, ruthless to your victim... skinny, all these voices singing, skinny, all my monsters singing..." -Skinny by Edith Backlund. hunger pains and baggy jeans hiding m...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 16 Nov 2013

Ruffles and Flourishes

- The other day, I was reading a piece on storiesspace, titled “Choices” and was struck by the thought that certainly my life choices have had far-reaching unforeseen consequences. It was June, 1972. ...

By: DLizze | Category: Musings | Score: 3.7| Added: 14 Oct 2013

The Song She Sings

- Songs reflecting from the walls of my heart  Echoing with sibilance in chambers Deep within my resentful defenses Built from years of pent up fears and spent tears All it means is that she wil...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Sep 2013

Physical Pain is Better

- A music player in the corner of the room plays nonstop drums, guitars, basses and keyboards. She does that to cover her cries before the knife slides across her thighs.

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 21 Aug 2013

Trumpin' Mac's Stash...

-   « Oh My! The Phenom of Facebook, George Takei This blogging business has made me a lot more aware of certain things, such as the fact that the music industry is, collectively, a big schoolyard b...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 09 Aug 2013

Summer

- Summer Walking hand in hand. Two young lovers. Screach of gulls overhead. Stolen kiss. Giggles looking at the dunes. Love blowing in from out to sea. Blanket and basket in the boot. Top dow...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Aug 2013

Portland Jazz Festival 2013

- The band warms up. Do-Ra-Mi-Fa-So-La-Ti-Do and backwards. They start playing at two o'clock. Canopy frames and tarps are popping up. The beer garden is growing tables, booths, and fence. The soul foo...

By: fallingdove | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jul 2013

(Wine and Roses)

- (Wine and Roses) Pan comes piping cloven hooves high-steppin' it white flutter-by maidens ring in on the changes enchanted in the glade of interleaved filtering a sun-dappled glen ...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 20 May 2013

Flamingoes, Music and Silly Stuff

- That feeling you get, it’s inexplicable. I’m gonna try and explic it. I laughed out loud at that. Why, if something is not explainable, do we say it’s inexplicable and then when we go to explain it, w...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 09 May 2013

A Poem, Created on a Bus

- This poem will be short,  As I am with inspiration, Sat here on a bus, I wonder... Why did I say ON a bus and not IN, After all, I'm technically indoors. Ambulating, or more accurately, sitt...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 08 May 2013

Wedding DJ

- Yes, I was a wedding DJ. I started in biz when DJ's were still considered a novelty. Here are examples of what I experienced. Wedding receptions fall into four categories:  Great, Good, Bad and The ...

By: The_Count | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 30 Apr 2013

Twelve Hundred Hours

- I read somewhere that it takes 10,000 hours of practice to become good at something. I would respectfully suggest that “good” is relative. I doubt that I have that many hours of practice on any musica...

By: DLizze | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 28 Apr 2013

A Girl and Her Piano

- The keys give. Under the weight of her fingers,  they fold and make one sound,  then one more,  and as she moves down the line,  getting a feel for the beautiful instrument,  many more not...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Apr 2013

Blast Your Music

- Blast your music, just blast it, Block out the thoughts Block out the disappointment, Block out the emotions, Bring on the numbness, I'm used to that,  bring it back, I don't want these ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 01 Apr 2013

Easter, 1949

- The more I try to recall whether I was three or four, the more convinced I become that I must have been four, because I was wearing a new, blue seersucker suit. I remember that suit distinctly, and re...

By: DLizze | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.2| Added: 31 Mar 2013

Writing, Internetting and Listening to Music

- Purple nails, they clack along the keyboard. Typing this tripe, listening to Metallica, Chatty chat, I go. My replies may be slow, You know? Running out of rhymes, so I’m not gonna. I’ll just type stu...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Mar 2013

Shakespeare's Sonnet

- "I'm sorry." "I don't care." "I wrote you a sonnet." Now he has her interest. "A sonnet?" "Yeah, like Shakespeare." "Why a sonnet?" "I don't know." "Is it a good sonnet?" He looks at her, his...

By: Isabelle | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 07 Mar 2013

Dreams and Whims

- Has anyone ever told you to "follow your heart", "dream big", or, my favorite, "reach for the stars"? Well, I'm not. I am merely here to tell you that there is a fine line between a dream and a whim. ...

By: LauraToepf | Category: Musings | Score: 3.6| Added: 28 Feb 2013

No Sweat

- An artificial stillness crept into the air around me, as sets of eyes waited for what was to come. My terror, growing from each stare, fastened its grip, constricting my breath until it was unbearable...

By: akaMrDecember | Category: Musings | Score: 4| Added: 15 Feb 2013

Dangerous

- “You should know I’m dangerous…”   -Alesana, The Murderer.  His stare pierces her, Embedding itself in her mind. The knife was hidden somewhere, He told her that much, Didn’t tell ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 23 Jan 2013

Musical Escape

- Play your music loud, Headphones on, secure on your head. Block the

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 18 Jan 2013

christmas reclaimed

- tonight I sat in dark warmth and listened to carols of old sung with love and passion and true faith. filling those moments was the memory of joy stolen.... the theft motivated by a need ...

By: LauraLee_Sweetness | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 16 Dec 2012

a safe distance

- I feel you draw near as I watch the stars move across the sky and travel with them in light years of space and empty dreams. your warmth, your aura, your breath envelopes me drawing me ...

By: LauraLee_Sweetness | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Oct 2012

The Gypsy Girl

- In the mid 1880s, there was a Gypsy troupe that travelled across Spain. There was natural apprehension in the villages they passed through, for the gypsies were free folk, and there was always rese...

By: Kari | Category: Romance | Score: 4.9| Added: 21 Oct 2012

Gypsy Queen

- While you are dreaming of the moments to come, I write verses. These lines I pen are from the heart, and when it starts I cannot stop. Although my soul is a wandering nomad, my passion is that of a...

By: Isadora | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 18 Jul 2012

The Music of Orpheus

- While sweeping the hallway or emptying the trash cans, or making sure the bathrooms had paper towels and toilet paper, Orrin thought about Jessica. “So what if I’m the janitor and she’s a lawyer’s as...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Romance | Score: 4.3| Added: 13 May 2012

Sounds

- As I listen to Bach; peaceful  notes to rest my busy mind,  gently enter my ears, calming  my heart; the music carries  me along energising  my heart beat.  The cello strings are gently  stroked by ...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 26 Mar 2012

Adele, from 19 to 21

- Taking out my player, I put on the earbuds. Each night when I’m jogging, I enjoy the alone time with my music. It’s just me, moon, stars, my running shoes and music. It’s time for my emotion to fly. ...

By: HK4167 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.4| Added: 11 Feb 2012

Herman Podolsky and the Brahms' Violin Concerto

-     When Herman Podolsky was nine years old, his parents bought him a violin and he began taking lessons at the Brooklyn Settlement House, a neighborhood community center for poorer children in the ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Humor | Score: 4.9| Added: 30 Jan 2012

The poet

-   I go where The cobwebs shine Dangling like diamonds On the green boughs Of the forest beings. I go where The mist gathers Above the loch Enfolding the geese. Who honk f...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Dec 2011

The Jazz Singer

- This small forgotten bar in the middle of the city The girl sits behind the piano No one pays her any mind except me Her smile a slash of sadness She plays her first chord And from nowhere this ja...

By: Louise | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 30 Nov 2011

Take five.(Brubeck)

- TAKE FIVE The music carried me along the studio as I danced a series of steps that pushed me forward like a child who has just started to trip but is still managing to balance as a feat of...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 10 Sep 2011

Fairy Piping in Mullagmore

- I was woken last night From my slumber By the plaintive cry of pipe music. The sound rose and fell weaving itself around the storm The water crashed Against the sea wall Near the...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 3| Added: 08 Sep 2011

Intermission I

- too many nights have gone on without sleep too many promises made that I couldn’t keep too many (record skip sound) being sniffed up into me to ever really care much about anything mirrors they sho...

By: Patrick | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jul 2011

Her Song

- She lit up like some sort of Christmas tree All golden and godlike and all bright and green And I wish you could have seen My insides swim inside of me Like bullets they shot through beams Absorbed in...

By: Patrick | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jul 2011

Lost

- Getting lost in my music Forgetting the world around me Letting the volume Overtake my thoughts Dreams of places and faces of long ago Close my eyes just drifting away Dreams of places I have not bee...

By: easy_rider75 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 29 Jun 2011

The Celebration of sound

- Music-lovers stand jam-packed in the arena Surrounded by my musical family of all creeds, races, and ages Differences discarded like last season’s fashions Jubilation spills forth in grins matched l...

By: Louise | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jun 2011 Editor's Pick

Rain

- Rain Rain sings an ongoing melody, The choir standing tall and proud, Basking in the world, his spotlight, The ground absorbs the continuous harmony. Rain knocks on your window at night, Like a youn...

By: MamboX | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 28 Jan 2011

My Brother

- I can't get action nowhere I can't get satisfaction nowhere Just rage and hate and shouting and crying, But it won't bring my brother back anyhow. Why? Tell me why, Why? Why? Why did my brother have t...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 02 Jan 2011