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I just don't know

- How did those maple leaves get in your bathtub? Meh.  I don’t know. Shrug shrug.   What would you like to have for dinner? Meh. I dunno. Shrug shrug.   Did you enjoy the movie last night? Me...

By: adi_me | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 08 May 2017

Next Stop

- It's crazy what you can find inside your mind sometimes. Scary, at the very least, and yet it comes in rhymes. Sometimes.  I stepped up to someone I thought I knew, but it wasn't you. You knew it to...

By: adi_me | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 05 May 2017

Dear Mr. President

- I cannot send this message to you. I was going to write to President Obama, and I forgot to. I wanted to write on my behalf for help. I cannot do that now. You like to grab women; you have no respec...

By: starchild | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 21 Apr 2017

To The Man In Blue

- My arms became as weary as my body and mind. That shovel I used to dig my own grave has become too heavy. I cowered in pain and hurt and shame, But mainly I put the blame on myself, the victim. I tr...

By: starchild | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 09 Apr 2017

Everlasting Friendship

- I wish you could see what you mean to me Where we have gone and where we will be We were two souls connected in the night An email that started a friendship so right  Tears, laughter, and naughty thi...

By: tonyal | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 17 Mar 2017 Audio version available

Clearing

- It all seems silly now Where I once stood firm It's not a place at all It took this long to learn Perhaps with jaded perception I created an alternate state A place that withstood time And so I was ...

By: adi_me | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Mar 2017

Heart-Shaped Pendulum

-   Heart-Shaped Pendulum                 There is so much in my mind right now, but the most conflicting part would be the memories, I guess. The memories of us. It cuts my heart, but at the same ...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Mar 2017

Wish

- Wish you were with me this sleepless night.  Wish I knew what you thought in dawn's light.  Wish I was in your arms that held me so tight  Wish I can honestly believe we will be alright.  Wish you we...

By: tonyal | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Mar 2017

Welcome to Hell

- I finally found the key to my memory. I'm so scared now that a firing squad would be more pleasant than the truth. I can just see what has been awaiting me, eluding me, all of this time.  It's the ...

By: starchild | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 03 Mar 2017

Thought of You

- thought of you today  as I woke from a restless night  thought of you today  staring off into the sunlight  thought of you today  as I watched my girl play  thought of you today  my wish for Valentin...

By: tonyal | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Feb 2017 Audio version available

Black Hole

- Lying at the bottom of a black hole, just enough light comes from above to let me see the shape and size of the panic holding me there. The same moonlight glints along the edge of a steel blade held ...

By: TooShy678 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 29 Jan 2017

High School

- I know that I was hurt in high school but can't remember. I think it had to do with sports or band and it was someone I knew. I can't recall that which haunts me daily. Sometimes when I am high I ca...

By: starchild | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jan 2017

Stolen Love

- I have so much love for the arts and anything creative. It just sets my heart on fire, and that's why I'm always trying out different things here and there. I was trying to do a little bit of writing...

By: audreymulamba | Category: General | Score: 4.8| Added: 11 Dec 2016

Dear Angel

- Dearest angel, I could not keep you.  I know not what I have done until A new season had come. I'm sorry, so sorry; I feel so black and blue. Dear angel,  My tears ran when you had to leave me, Time...

By: starchild | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 17 Nov 2016

High

- Soaring high, pretty kite in the sky Flying softly into green grass, twirling. I'm a zombie, surviving my apocalypse and  I'm falling back down to earth. I used to be shiny and new,  I relax from th...

By: starchild | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 03 Nov 2016

Awarding Reward

- My daughter is in 2nd grade. Last week I received a note in a sealed envelope from her teacher. Extremely confidential. It read something like... "Your child has achieved a major accomplishment in ...

By: adi_me | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 26 Oct 2016

Thing

- Adrian Gabardo   It’s been long since I last wrote to you, but its times like these, when my thoughts are so scrambled that I can’t think straight, that I need to pick up the pen and put these feel...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 25 Oct 2016

Maybe

- If she hadn't been born, nor him,  I would be nothingness, a speck of a speck. The blind cannot see nor can they feel what I felt. Ignorant speculation on how I should feel, how my soul must behave....

By: starchild | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 23 Oct 2016

Defeated

- I was your wish and every dream come true.  I was your whispered prayers sent up nightly.  You found me and formed me to your will.  My soul was crushed by you. It was too late to find safety for I l...

By: starchild | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 20 Oct 2016

Wasted Space

- Have you ever lost your mind? Lost track of time or forgotten your name? Have you ever looked in the mirror in shame? Have you ever folded and still won the game? Does anything look the same? Have yo...

By: adi_me | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 18 Oct 2016

Understanding

- I want to do good, make people happy. I want to forgive, I want to understand. I don't want to be judged. Therefore I will try never to judge. I want to be loved and cherished. I wish to love a...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Oct 2016

Big Faker

- You don't know me Although you say you do You will never understand The things that I go through You don't hear me But yet you still pretend Offering up false empathy You pretend, just to pretend Yo...

By: adi_me | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 15 Sep 2016

stress lists

- I have been challenged to write out 2 lists of things to do in 30 minutes. Two lists? Yes. I have so much shit to do, I don’t know where to start. So, I have accepted the challenge and have 19 minutes...

By: adi_me | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 14 Sep 2016

Why?

- Why are you such a jerk, brain? Why is this the time of day I suddenly feel most awake and alive? Seriously, I must question my sanity entirely when at 4:37am I am so over the not sleeping and all the...

By: sweetangel | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 09 Sep 2016

Twilight Time

- Rising from the mist of memory are the recollections of those I have seen and known in both battle and the times in-between. With me still feeling the stings of some undone wars that still rage like...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 05 Sep 2016

I Rate

- What you are looking at, is a message stating the little rant I have written here has foul language, not suited for anyone under 18. It is also not suited for anyone who finds explicit lyrics offendin...

By: adi_me | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 30 Aug 2016

Sugar Sweet

- I wonder if you see me as you walk on by. Is there anything about me that seems to catch your eye? Or your ears, can you hear my tears? I have gone so many years, living with the same fears, I wish yo...

By: adi_me | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 29 Aug 2016

Hostage

- "Where are you?" "I'm here." "Where? I don't see you?" "Can you hear me?" "Yes." "Then how can you hear me if you don't see me?" "I'm confused." "Don't worry, I will lead you." "How?"...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 29 Aug 2016

Cupcake Breakfast

- My precious gem My beautiful girl Happy Birthday I did not name you Pearl Pretty green eyes Beneath golden locks Happy Happy Birthday I love how you never match your socks Seven is special Just like...

By: adi_me | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Aug 2016

Cackle On

- I swear! Buncha babies! It seems as you get older, the tendency to gossip in cliques and then "hate" on others, doesn't go away. I wonder if it is because I work alone, that I am the outsider. I think...

By: adi_me | Category: Musings | Score: 4.6| Added: 15 Aug 2016

Moonstone

- I have heard them say that the Devil’s in the details and I know exactly what they mean, and these are strange times we are currently living in and maybe it’s true what Lennon said about strange day...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jul 2016

Nacht

- The sky sat in judgment on a cold spring morning. All the people could be seen staring out of their empty shells, shells that housed warm souls and harbored dark thoughts, translucent in the light of...

By: incaendo | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 29 May 2016

Carbon Leaf

- Once again I find myself making my way down the line and this time I haven’t heard that old Highway 61 call, and knowing exactly where I have been and now have had most of my yesterdays tagged and fil...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 29 Apr 2016

My Back Pages

- Sitting here upon a wooden chair, and seeing the filtered sunlight coming in as I sit with my back to the wall again. Looking up and seeing myself surrounded by both shelves and stacks of books, and f...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.3| Added: 19 Apr 2016

Confessions of a Troubled Mind

- CONFESSIONS OF A TROUBLED MIND This is no work of poetry, fiction – even though it might be argued that my thoughts are nothing but, - or even a happy hollow song that will get almost a billion view...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 17 Apr 2016

Love Minus Zero

- My whole life feels as though I have been waiting for the right time, and I feel lost or know how to feel at times. And never being able to say those words right though I knew of what I spoke of. Ye...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 16 Apr 2016

Precious Time

- Wondering if all was seen when it could be, and were things done that were needed, or were there things falling from my heart? And at times feeling all of those lies that were told in the disguise a...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 06 Apr 2016

Rogue Wave

- The kids will be marching through the door soon to be off to fight in another war, and will have plenty of tales to tell in exchange for getting a hero’s farewell being given to them. And I wish the...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 04 Apr 2016

Acoustic Blues

- Out here in the desert sun making my way down the line and at times feeling as if every step could be a final one. And it feels like I can’t seem to stop the pain that is sitting there i...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 03 Apr 2016

Inland Skies

- If there is no end, then there can be no beginning. And beginnings are very delicate things, with a lot seeming as if they are playing charades, and making life to be either their joke or pantomi...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 26 Mar 2016

One Singular Sensation

- It is just a possibility. Our local community theatre is considering offering A Chorus Line in the next season of shows. Just a simple consideration. Everyone understands that we would need a lot of c...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 26 Mar 2016

A Smooth Running Gun (Revised)

- Finding myself waking at the break of day to a coffee scented morning here in Paris, and propping myself up on an elbow under that red comforter as I look around and breathe in that rich coffee smel...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 21 Mar 2016

Nights Awake

- Nights Awake - Adrian Gabardo "Grab your lunch!" You order me every morning. "It's raining... Take your umbrella!" You say, every... DAMN... time. "I just want the best for you." You mumble on. "Stu...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Musings | Score: 4.5| Added: 22 Mar 2016

Nostalgia

- Nostalgia - Adrian Gabardo Today I remembered, that old place I used to sleep in, those four white walls within I used to reside, much alike the ones where my eyes shall close tonight. I re...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 20 Mar 2016

Reprise*

- Finding myself walking alongside the river at the tail end of that winter of discontent, as I find myself taking that path beside it, as I follow each serpentine curve and going to where it leads, and...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 25 Feb 2016

Midnight Ride

- Looking back is a bad habit, and the time has come for me to ride hard and fast, as I ask shall we dance? As I saddle up, and begin to ride through time and memories of the disagreeable past, in this ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 09 Feb 2016

Grey Seal

- Waking in the night and half asleep, I hear a voice wondering if from my mind, or is it from someone I have failed in some way or left behind in my life as I make my way through it? Having tasted both...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 08 Feb 2016

First Musing of 2016

- I have unfinished works: Poems and stories. I’d like to say it’s for a valid reason, but to be honest, I’m just lazy. I can’t seem to be bothered to finish writing a story, but I suppose I should keep...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jan 2016

Tre Notte* (Three Nights)

- Sitting here in a leather chair in that great hall here those chandeliers of Venetian glass once burned illuminating all, and now it seems as though I am surrounded by a galaxy of candles. Set in the ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.6| Added: 23 Jan 2016

Broken Wings

- Standing here looking out at the frozen approaches to the islands in the channel nearby and it seems that most of my days lately have blended into a single theme. Just like that single road I have f...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 19 Jan 2016

Black Rust

- I have heard it said by them more than once: About the Devil being in the details and finding out first hand exactly what they mean. Going through strange days as strange times have come forth to hold...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 31 Aug 2015

Positron Premonition

- Victory never seemed to be mine to have, and it always seemed to belong, and come to other men. It felt at times that my feats always had no history recording pen, and never happened. My years were...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 09 Aug 2015

The Humble Cucumber

- Can anybody tell me just what is so special about cucumber sandwiches? You know those dainty, crustless smelly little things you sometimes get at parties? I loathe cucumbers. I loathe brussel sprouts ...

By: Sparkle | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jun 2015

A Shrub

- I wasn't but a shrub of a child When I first heard angels caroling In piney woods Day of granny's big chill And now when near Shiloh My kindling aging whisper still  I stop and listen to ...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jun 2015

Tomato Aspic

- I got my common sense from turnip greens and little toy pickup trucks made of plastic, bypassing grannie's tomato aspic... it sucks. Logic came from eating lima beans and making soup with catsup...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jun 2015

Button-less Blues

- In my youth I wore hand me down shoes, socks with holes and the button-less blues, coats of canvas and knitted mittens... in my youth. There were old radios and snapped green beans of yesterday's ...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jun 2015

A Survivor Yet

- Today is June 9th, 2015. I've gone in for my first three month checkup with my cancer surgeon. His specialty is urology, and he's also a surgeon, having worked at the Mayo Clinic. I trust he's good at...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jun 2015

The Barley House

- Caledonia Cascade, stood where The Barley House stood,  built of earthen stones and molded red clay in tiny woods of streams near Tallulah Gorge  and mountain memories I recall, the stirring of m...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jun 2015

How Do YOU Think He Should Die?

- She broke her boyfriend's heart, that's all she did, said, "This isn't working, can we still be friends?" Then he disappeared for a bit, A psychiatric ward is in his past now, as well as a kidnappi...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jun 2015

Butterbeans

- In tranquil serenity I dream of things that went, birds on swings butterbeans too,  penny lollipops and smiling at granny as she tied my shoes, and catsups on my fried chicken... finger licking t...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jun 2015

Carnivale

- Postcards have been made of the circus and it’s parade that was recently in town and are being sold on the streets, which I observed with the girl from the north country fair on the balcony at the tur...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 22 May 2015

Crashing

- Down the middle are white birds flying against the hard, black sea. They fly past me, almost through me, and thin sun beams follow quickly past. The end of the sky is met with gray ashes that ru...

By: seeachedoubleyou | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.5| Added: 23 May 2015

The Riddle

- Making my way down this trail that follows the shoreline as I feel the rain in my face and catch a scent of snow in the air,- I seem to hear the ghostly strains of a violin and cello being played in a...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 10 May 2015

Our Story

- As I sit and ponder my life, there are still times of real clarity. I have lived a lot. Thoughts come to me that I want to put down. Maybe I can look back on them or my family, especially my grandchil...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 06 May 2015

Catharsis Redux

- It has always been a source of strength for me. The ability to cry. To allow myself the cathartic expression of emotions that seems to purge my being of pain and grief. And of the disjointed emotions ...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 18 Apr 2015

A Slice of Life

- The phone call mentioned here really took place Sitting here one summer night and staring at the blinds after having hung up the phone. Thinking of the call from an old friend who had a question a...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.8| Added: 07 Apr 2015

Jennifer: Childish Dreams

- I always wanted to be a cop when I was young. To hold a gun and shoot down the bad guys. I never imagined I'd shoot down some good guys as well. I never imagined I'd fall head over heels in love wit...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 24 Mar 2015

Thrice Mice

- Some twenty plus years ago, I was standing on the tee ready to hit at a charity golf tournament when a commotion behind me caught my attention. A small feral kitten, probably less than a couple of wee...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Humor | Score: 0| Added: 08 Mar 2015

Gruntled

- Sometimes you just have to dismiss a dis. Dissatisfied? Is something amiss? What's so good about D.. I.. S..? I think getting rid of it would be for the best. Displeased could be changed with suc...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 02 Mar 2015

Therapy Homework Assignment #1: Feelings

- “What did you learn from this?” My therapist talking. She thinks that there are lessons in everything. My answer? “Next time, cut vertically, not horizontally. Also, white wine goes much better wi...

By: sprite | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 17 Jan 2015

Musing on a Bus

- I fucking hate my poetry. I love it, too. It's so bloody banal. It has been said that poetry reveals what is in your heart... Or was ir your soul? Whatever. My heart must be filled with weird, comic, ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 29 Nov 2014

Kites

- When I was young sometime ago Kids had swings and things In the watermelon patch I would go Kids rode bikes and flew kites With balls of strings When I was young some time ago Kids sold Koo...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Oct 2014

Kitchen Door

- She didn't ask for much Maybe a few seeds to plant Outside the kitchen door The one with broken hinges  And a familiar squeak This little frail woman With a new thimble And an old sew...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Oct 2014

Introvert

- See-- Here’s what you don’t know. Every word or phrase, essay or poem, story or musing that I write is a stab with a double-edged sword to defeat an indelible recording of the recurring comm...

By: AltaBrwnSgr | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 19 Jul 2014

I Watched Frozen Tonight

- So, I watched Disney’s Frozen tonight. I loved it and now I want to read the fairy tale on which it was based. Normally, I shy away from adaptations because I think “well, write your own bloody story!...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 4| Added: 06 Jul 2014

The Single Mom

- She was quietly lying Morning light lit the dawn Just watching and waiting Next to her sleeping fawn She teaches it the ways Of a life in the wild Just her giving guidance Looking over her child. Ca...

By: meredith | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jun 2014

That Wasn't for Me

- Have you ever written a story or a poem and been unhappy with the finished product? Addicted to the healing properties of catharsis, you attempt to reword, rework, and rewrite to make yourself ‘fe...

By: AltaBrwnSgr | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 27 Apr 2014

Communal Space

- What is this alluring place, where red and blue meet? With a cindered path, stretching beneath our feet. Torricelli's trumpet, is seldom here to greet. Crusted tears dry upon hardened faces, ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Mar 2014

New Laptop: First Piece

- First piece of writing on my new laptop, this is. I wonder what it’ll be? Any ideas? A poem? A story? A musing? All three? Could be! But if it is a poem, it ain’t gonna be set out like one. I often fi...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 4| Added: 28 Mar 2014

A Rambling, Roaming, Musing thing

- Sometimes I wonder what age people think I am. I mean, I know I don’t act like I’m 29, but I am, sadly. I’m 29 and still get asked for ID. Even for fag papers. Okay, so I don’t buy them any more becau...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 4.3| Added: 16 Mar 2014

Hey, Wanna Win a Prize?

- Hello Kitty hair bobbles, a torch, an arm thingy with a magnifier on it, sticks o’ RAM, rose quartz (raw and unpolished), solder, an amplifier module, various wires and a clock. That is what lies upon...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 15 Jan 2014

The Gold Watch

- My grandpa built the home we lived it. A little each day, at the end of his shift. A working day on the railroad. Until the darkness overcame him.  Tired and exhausted, he nailed every board. La...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 15 Jan 2014

Vacuumed Grandpa

- Why does bubble stick to my nose? Is Aunt Bertie a real wallflower? I don't see a garden.  How does Honeysuckle suck? Is it a straw? Do bees suck too, or is that also?  What do tooth picks pi...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Jan 2014

Garden

- Times were slower, when I was a tad. What was the hurry? Cornbread was fried, it wasn't a cake. Green beans were snapped and weren't frozen.  I sat in granny's lap, as she crochet. Making Chr...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jan 2014

Grown Kid's Eyes

- One cannot be ten,  and not witness beauty. Open fields. Meadows, and blue butterflies.  Dandelion puffballs and your mom's smile, wishing a good morning,  on cold January days.  Clatter fr...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jan 2014

Pink Bubblegum

- When I was only about a yardstick tall,  I wondered were popsicle sticks grew. What was potpie? What made clouds turn into marshmallows? Could you toast clouds on a stick, and why is bubble gum ...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 05 Jan 2014

Shoestrings

- Life was much simpler,  when I only had one pair of shoes, and holes in my socks. Shoes were made of leather. Knots in my shoestrings. Lemon juice came from lemons, and not plastic fruit. Pecans...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jan 2014

When My Light Is Turned Off

- A muse without sensuality is like Honeysuckle, without bees. The light is turned off. The hive is empty.  Unforgiving. Contagious.  Conjectures only. My Fata Morgana is with me,  to fill in...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jan 2014

An Angel's Story

- I came to live with this family in 1988, when they moved across the country, leaving family and friends behind in search of a new beginning and a better life. I was already here in California, waiting...

By: frogprince | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 01 Jan 2014

Without Books

- Can you imagine  a world without books? Dust on a bookshelf, bare to the wood. Bookshops disappear. People without reading lamps. Book satchels obsolete. No library card in your pocket.  Pret...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Dec 2013

New Day Swallows

- Banging out words, on the keyboard to me, is so boring. I prefer squeezing... squeezing the quill.  As ink drops fall on paper. Sometimes in my mind. With no letterhead, or worn blotter. If ...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Dec 2013

Pet My Puppy

- When I was young, I use to collect popsicle sticks. Sell Kool Aid for three cents a cup. Say my prayers before I sleep.  Skip rope on the sidewalk. Pull butterfly wings. Whistle a tune.  "If I ...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Dec 2013

Time to Write!

- Well, I think it’s time I wrote something. I’ve been out of the writing game for a while. Really just writing silly stuff, not really enjoying it. I’m not sure why. I suppose it could have been a coll...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 2.6| Added: 02 Nov 2013

Keyholes

- Growing up in the 50’s and 60’s, and that’s the 1950’s and 1960’s for you smartasses, the doors in most homes had keyholes. These keyholes were made to be operated by large bulky skeleton keys. Usuall...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 12 Sep 2013

An Untitled Musing

- So, I’ve got thousands of chats going, some music needs to be slung on and you know what? I’m happy. For the first time in ages, I’m happy. I don’t know if it’s because it was a good day today, or if ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 4.6| Added: 19 Jul 2013

Legacy

- I’m that child. Born to him and her. Who grew too soon. Walked while others crawled. I’m that child. Who heard their words. And somehow knew. I’m that child. Whose pain came all too often. ...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 05 Jul 2013

Bats

- Old guys always start every story with “When I was a boy.” It’s a standard, sorta like “Once upon a time” or “Happily ever after.” It has been my experience that it causes one of two reactions. People...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jun 2013

A Musing of Assorted Assortments

- Ugh, my nose is blocked, my throat is slightly sore, I feel lethargic and oh yes, I can’t even taste my wine. This really sucks. Sucks more than those folk who don’t know how to use hence. Oh, those ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jun 2013

I'm Arnold Palmer

- As a young man I loved to play golf. I scuffed around the course. Strong. Wild. Took pride in hitting the ball farther than others. Still do. Yet it took the wisdom and humor of an old timer one day ...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 26 Jun 2013

Jealous Rage

- Jealousy can set one into a blinding rage. Darkness all that awaits within this cage. Holding our breath till nearly passing out. Forehead turning purple, filled with doubt. Wanting something t...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 15 Jan 2013