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Seven Days

- A man sat and contemplated his life It was one not worth enduring, he thought And the months stacked upon each other His feeble existence weighed heavy on his mind And one day, he stood a...

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

Bleed Eternal

- The bite of the blade shocked her, as it pierced her tender pale flesh. Hesitation had always ruled this moment, as small droplets of blood beaded across her skin. Tonight, she knew her conviction h...

By: sweetangel | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 Dec 2016

Gone

- Blood is all I can smell, as I look down. Sharp and acrid. As my heart pounds, I'm wondering what I've done. I've slit my wrists in the bathtub. The radio sits on its ledge. I'm losing consciousness,...

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Dec 2016

Bullied

- In the black ball of the sky the weary moon tries to outdo the stars, but it is too much for the ancient fool! The haystacks, like sliced hot dogs sauced in black, blen...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Oct 2016

All Endings Are Actually Beginnings!

- Have you ever envisioned how it is to see one of your family members dead? It may be unusual, to begin with an ending; however, all endings are actually beginnings, it’s simply that we didn't know it ...

By: shankarkittu | Category: General | Score: 4.7| Added: 22 Sep 2016

The pen

- ; Three in the morning in cold sweat Remembering everything that was said Wishing deeply that I could forget But all I could think of was red. Red like the blood I shed to be free Lon...

By: Entangled_Fate | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Sep 2016

Earth Rising

- The sun does not set on This face of mine, Nor soar on wings of fire to me, Nor rush to greet me, Kiss me, leave me, Nor burn and scorch the skin from me. It is I who moves away Withdrawn From light ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Aug 2016

Lover's Death Pact

- Our families don't want us together I love you with all my heart In death, we can be eternal lovers We must now depart Our death will be very quick We'll die instantly Other's will think we wer...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 03 Jun 2016

Hello?

- "Ah, sorry for bothering you again Axel, but I guess you must be really busy huh? Anyway, I was just calling to check if you got any of my messages and I really… I really do want to talk to you, if ...

By: Entangled_Fate | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 07 May 2016

The Turn Around

- After her 20 th pill, the water tasted bitter and she gagged involuntarily. She wanted to pee now, having drunk at least three glasses of water. Whether it was the anti-depressants taking effect or j...

By: SindhuriSathiyaraj | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 15 Feb 2016

December 22

- I felt the chill in the wind as I walked. I couldn’t bear the pain, my feelings always pondered towards her. The medications didn’t work, nothing really worked. Every cut I made on my arm before sleep...

By: Fewniks | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 14 Jan 2016

Bereft

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Where grace and evil Meet the screaming stars, Lamplight in dragonlight Echoes matchless lost dreams ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Dec 2015

Slipping Sideways: Chapter 2

- I called 911. When they arrived, they told me she was dead. They took the body away. After asking where my parents were, they made me call my best friend's mom, telling her to stay with me until my p...

By: LanieNickel | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.6| Added: 22 Sep 2015

Slipping Sideways: Chapter 1

- "We'll be back in a few hours. Don't call us – we'll be on the plane." I nodded and rubbed the back of my neck, the phone pressing uncomfortably against my ear. "Okay, Mom." "Can I talk to Caroline?...

By: LanieNickel | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 21 Sep 2015

Nate and Anna or the First Story

- This is the story of a boy who loved too much and a girl who loved too little. Which sounds like the opposite of what it should be, because you already know the outcome; he cheats, she dies, he dies....

By: incaendo | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 01 Aug 2015

Happy Birthday, Jess

- So much time has passed away, since that night so long ago I know you found your peace and way, no more pain and your end of sorrow You found a path to leave the fray, an escape I could not offer...

By: Sicarium | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jun 2015

Gun

- ------------------------------------- This work within its first few lines contains language or other material which some readers may find offensive. In consideration, Stories Space has hidden the p...

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 03 Jun 2015

Dedicated Love

- || Iris || I sat at an orange picnic table, waiting for my interview. I ran my hand through my chopped hair, letting the winter sun warm my scalp. The families weren't supposed to be shopping, it was...

By: AbyKay562 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 27 May 2015

The Blues

- Jason’s suicide shattered our lives. I was his best friend since second grade at Sherman Elementary School. We went to Hidden Valley Camp in Maine every summer, played little league baseball and dam...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 31 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

Equation

- How does one calculate the value of their life  And if it's worth living? How does one know? Is there a formula to find the answer to that? How do I solve my equation of: Is my life worth li...

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Dec 2014

Words

- Words are not enough for me anymore,  Only actions matter now. No one can touch me anymore, My lips are now permanently sealed, I'm totally beyond all help. Love no longer has meaning. Only a foreign ...

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Nov 2014

The Sea

- The sea, the sea. I long to be in the sea, Cold water covering me. Let me swim for all eternity. My mind is not working, My heart is numb. This body has given out and now There's nothing left o...

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 18 Nov 2014

The Kindness Of Strangers

- The kindness of a stranger can do so much. The kindness of a stranger has now saved me more than once. They saved my life and saved me from myself. I'm forever grateful, I can never repay you Except ...

By: starchild | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 09 Nov 2014

Time To Go

- My spirit is broken, there's no one to hold me. I keep screaming for help but not a sound comes out of my mouth. The pain I feel cannot be continued. I've no safe harbor, I'm left to drown. My body i...

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 21 Oct 2014

Locked

- It is a windswept house; yet still. The windowless walls are impenetrable; the lone tenant doesn’t bother to try the door, any more than she would aim a camera at the sky to make sure it’s the...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 13 Oct 2014

She sits on dark grass

- She sits on dark grass, like a migrating bird with a broken wing, calling his name. The moon, like a ball of bright wool, lazes softly in a tree’s fork, its feet hanging over into space. She has ch...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.5| Added: 11 Oct 2014

Drowning

- I've been walking through life alone, with No one to hold me, no one to comfort me. I'm standing on a bridge, my toes touching the edge The next thing I know, my body hits the water. My body hurts fr...

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 04 Oct 2014

Lack of Motivation is a Peaceful Bathtub

- you close your eyes, and you let yourself sink lower,  let the warm water lap at your skin  and melt against your goose bumps,  the stark contrast of the bitter cold above you  and the warmth ...

By: palela | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 01 Aug 2014

Over

- A soft breeze flowing through the boughs of the deciduous trees, racing its way across empty fields of grass and slow moving streams and ponds, carrying on it the music of the night. Crickets chirped ...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 27 May 2014

The Power of Words

- Due to the brevity and darkness of this piece, I have decided to leave a few lines blank, so not to spoil it. Hey, let's face it bitch: You suck as an artist; you have no creativity, you're ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 01 Apr 2014

Hope

- The light, Blissful and soft. Warm and inviting. Sometimes it calls me, I never listen. But what would it be like? The right cocktail of drugs, Slowly slipping away, No pain, just a blissful feeling...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jan 2014

Probably Not

- Dear my love, I know you'll be the one to find me. I'm not sorry for doing this, though perhaps for not telling you. But I knew you would not approve. My love, I'm tired... I'm dying anyway... or I w...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 17 Nov 2013

I am free

- WARNING: This brief musing contains mentions of self-harm and destructive thoughts. May be triggering to some readers, so please don't read this if it is likely to do so to you. I wrote this for a fr...

By: NyuraVanko | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 28 Oct 2013

Something You Just Don't Joke About

- The day was good. I think it was Friday, or perhaps Thursday, but either way, the whole day was amazing... Until the very end. The bell had rung and I was walking to the stairs when I heard a guy from...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 07 Oct 2013

Light//I See the Light

- Heaven's angels can wait. I know now- I'm not ready to die yet. I know I'm bleeding out, but how did my wrists get slit? It's all over me... The blood is... it is everywhere. All around me- shal...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jul 2013

Revolt, Freedom, and Passion

- (A one act play in two scenes. The action all takes place in Paris. The characters are sitting together. One is Albert. The other is Antoine. They have been dead decades.) SCENE 1 At RISE: (...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Plays | Score: 4.9| Added: 03 Jul 2013

Anonymous

- Once she dangled her feet in the blue water And sang around the campfire And toasted marshmallows And drank Coke And took photos of her friends and hung them on the refrigerator That was the time...

By: Isabelle | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 14 Jun 2013

Crazy Calm

- This is a compilation of 4 micro fictions... making it a short flash fiction. Hope you enjoy.  *** She walks slowly down the stairs from their little bathroom. Her stomach is sick, and she f...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 19 May 2013

Three Uses of the 'F' Word

- Three uses of the 'F' word Downward looking I faced the floor, I'd really had enough I couldn't take any more. Colour of my skin was "colouring" my life. I decided that day I'd take my life. ...

By: bri54 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 11 May 2013

Astronomy of Pathos

- Astronomy of Pathos troubled by a harvest moon made gravid with ichorous spatter brain matter heaped in neat pleasing elevations features arranged in a snarky implacable grin rendered in greyscal...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 May 2013

You Shouldn't Be Here

- Sabrina walks out of the dining hall after finishing eating quickly, and follows Chad down the hall. As far as everybody else knows, they're both going to their buildings- that would be expected of th...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 28 Apr 2013

One Last Crown of Daises

- The last time I saw you, we were barely fifteen and yet gathering no attention when we took our usual seats on the rickety wooden bench at the playground on 5 th street. All the mothers there knew us,...

By: Isabelle | Category: Memoirs | Score: 3.4| Added: 27 Apr 2013

Into the Light

- Her hand comes up, the blade there, dripping red onto the white counter top. A single line of blood seeps from the wound she's created, starting to drip off, into the sink, staining the porcelain perm...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.4| Added: 27 Mar 2013

Promises

- Promises Ya know, those things you make just to break? The things that people hold onto when all else is gone The things made so easily, and broken easier If you only knew the things you’ve sa...

By: platty3 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Mar 2013

A Horse

- Walt was a handsome Norwegian cowboy. His wife, my Aunt Pat, was a squat Native American woman with hazel eyes. He'd cheated on her for years, and was standing before a judge asking for a divorce so ...

By: fallingdove | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.4| Added: 03 Mar 2013

The Knife

- When you see the sun, what do you look at? Is it the heavens or is it something more Grander and more supreme than a spring’s night? Or prettier and stronger than the shore? But what if the...

By: platty3 | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.8| Added: 03 Mar 2013

My Salty Grave

- If my life I wished to end, I’d throw myself out far, Past the foam my ship creates, Into the navy dark. Within the waves I’d teeter, Down and up, down, down. The remnants of my last regre...

By: LauraToepf | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 01 Mar 2013

Life Without Shadows

- The gun was cold in my mouth, I blinked and looked across the table at my shadow sulking and mimicking my sad state. We had a good run, but now it was time to end it. I was about to pull the trigge...

By: Jbrocker | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2013

Burden

- “You don’t have to come,” she mumbled through the phone. I heard a sniff, a cough, and then an apology of some sort. “I’m fine, really.” Hardly convincing, I thought, as I grabbed keys and locked the ...

By: isaac | Category: Drama | Score: 3.2| Added: 17 Feb 2013

Just shoot me

- Verse 1 I’m different I’m stupid  I’m sinful  I’m losing it  I don’t belong here  It’s too much to take  I want to leave this horrible place Chorus Nobody knows How it feels  To feel li...

By: BestAbsolutePerfect | Category: Songs | Score: 4| Added: 14 Feb 2013

Falling

- The ledge was only a few steps away, beneath lied the end, the solution and a new beginning. I’ve been thinking about this for a while. My mother’s boyfriend seems to be the root of all my problem...

By: skatle | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4| Added: 15 Feb 2013

You're So Selfish

- "When I said good morning, I was lying. I was truly thinking of how I might quit waking up. He pointed out how selfish it would be to kill myself, so I keep waking up..." Flyleaf, Much Like Falling ...

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

Forgiveness

- An old man sat in the back of a decrepit yellow taxi. The driver, a young east Indian man, chattered aimlessly over the staticky radio that was forcing out a garbled version of what the old man could ...

By: Writemeariver | Category: Drama | Score: 4.4| Added: 22 Jan 2013

Jump

- You promised me forever, But that became never when I got the call... You'd had a terrible fall, But they came to know That fall wasn't a fall at all. You had jumped.

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 16 Jan 2013

I Fell Out of Bed Twice: Chapter One

- Chapter 1: Strangeways, Here We Come September 12, 1987 "Let me tell you about Whitesnake," my roommate Tom shouted as we walked back to Bond Hall from the dining commons. I pretended to be i...

By: robert2339 | Category: Drama | Score: 3.5| Added: 04 Jan 2013

I Fell Out of Bed Twice: Prologue

- Prologue: Cemetery Gates October 1991. I was asleep. No, that's a lie. I was sitting in my bed not wanting to get up. If I got out of bed my roommates would mock me. I know they heard Traci and ...

By: robert2339 | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 03 Jan 2013

Keeping Silent

- I have felt so alone, pain you would never know Pain that remains inside you, pain that will never go I have felt this pain. This pain is part of me But this part I have never let anybody see. I am a...

By: Isabelle | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 26 Dec 2012

Darkness

- Darkness Calling me deep from my troubled soul holding me to my past deeds horrible deeds, terrible deeds Mind reeling begging for peace desk drawer open hurting eyes, screaming soul ...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 26 Dec 2012

Raining In My Room

- Light tries to tumble through my window But it only hits the glass And bounces back into summer. Curled up on my bed, Huddled under the blanket To hide the cuts and ribboned pain, I see it throw itsel...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 09 Nov 2012

The Ballad of Nicholas Hughes

- The Ballad of Nicholas Hughes Suggested by the prose pieces of Sylvia Plath and writings about Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. The name Nicholas Hughes Doesn’t ring many bells … His reputat...

By: midnightraider61 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Oct 2012

Togetherness Again

- "I knew I'd find you here. Taylor, you've got to learn to let go. It doesn't matter how many times you visit, she's not coming back." "Don't you know I know that, Kaley! God, you don't have to keep r...

By: Douglas_Daleray | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 24 Sep 2012

Today's News

- Today's news ......   Hands in pockets Head down Moves through crowded halls   Hey did you hear what happened   His dress of like those around him Blends in but is ignored   Yeah wonder why he di...

By: ToeTagJaneDoe | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.1| Added: 22 Sep 2012

Washington Heights

- Washington Heights Two men met on Bennett Avenue, New York City, a dark and dirty street on the shady side of town. One’s purpose was to purchase drugs, the other’s purpose was to sell. The buyer...

By: William | Category: Thriller | Score: 3.3| Added: 28 May 2012

Points

- They turned and looked at each other and both knew they were thinking the same thing. She put out her hand for him to take it into his. Then, together, they stepped off the ledge. He’d seen peopl...

By: ittakestime19 | Category: Drama | Score: 3.8| Added: 07 Mar 2012

A Christmas Day

- Her eyes opened to a new day. Anita rolled over in her twin bed and shut the loud, buzzing from her alarm clock off; knocking on the floor her notebook and pen. She reached down and picked it up, rea...

By: apreus6 | Category: Drama | Score: 4.5| Added: 21 Feb 2012

Finding the Blues

- Jason’s suicide shattered our lives. We had no clue. None of us knew what was going on. I was his best friend ever since 2 nd grade at Sherman Elementary School. We went to Hidden Valley Camp in Maine...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.6| Added: 17 Feb 2012

Romona

- I was sitting on a curb on some random city street with 3 duffle bags full of what I believed to be the most important things in my life. In reality, it was all just clothing...some clothing I don't e...

By: Patrick | Category: Drama | Score: 4.4| Added: 30 Nov 2011

Cyber-cide

- Knowing she would die that day put no comfort in her heart. In just a few hours she planned to take away the pain forever. Dusk was falling, weak rays of sunlight painted orange flames on her and the ...

By: Daalmonette1980 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 05 Sep 2011

Suicide

- I want to depict a story of a no- one, not just any no- one, but a no- one who had a real story to tell. His outward life was perhaps not that extraordinary; he was a twenty-something, working in sale...

By: Lexi84 | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 16 Jul 2011

Neon Sign

- I guess I really can’t blame them. How could they be expected to know the truth, When all they see is some well-rehearsed smile, That I have been putting on in the morning, Like a clean shirt. I think...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 13 Dec 2010 Editor's Pick

What If?

- She stood there out of place. Nobody wanted her there and she was pretty sure she didn’t want to be there either. Her black dress hung awkwardly over her large belly. She had a speech prepared but kne...

By: rxtales | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 21 Oct 2010

Wonderland - Lucy's Tale: Chapter Two

- The end came quickly. In looking back, the signs are obvious to my adult self. Not to the 16 year old teenager that I had become. Junior year. So many possibilities were flowering open. I’d discovered...

By: sprite | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 15 Oct 2010

Insomnia Kills -ONE SHOT-

- Pain. It seems all my life I’ve dealt with one kind or another. Part of me wants to shut the louder half of me in a little box, somewhere…anywhere, until it's bursting at the seams. Maybe I hope it ...

By: Katy | Category: Drama | Score: 4.3| Added: 10 Oct 2010