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The DEATH took away an iron man after 80 hours lying under the three layers of concrete

- Based on a true story, which took place in Sichuan, China after a massive earthquake on 12 May 2008. In his last few words, he said, ‘I am the first one who is lying under the three layers of concre...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 02 Nov 2017

Naiad

- Glitter water flowing Sun flecks on her skin Dancing with the river As graceful as a nymph Free from care and troubles Smooth unfurrowed brow The visage of an angel Whose serenity is found On land ...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jul 2017

The Nurses. Chapter 40

- H.M.S. Lakhota, March 22nd, 1941.   Maria screamed loudly, a long drawn out wail of a scream. “Nein, Nein...” she repeated over and over as she cradled her closest friend in her arms. Tears...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jan 2017

Life After Death: Loss Of My Child

- Fragments of my life are etched upon my face; I've managed perverse tragedy with false dignity and grace;  Time proceeds incessantly, seasoned anguish lurks inside;  Exuding the facade of strength ...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Sep 2016

Beauty Queen

- Beauty Queen At early age, she took the stage – with her mother as her guide, such poise and grace with an angel’s face and a talent none denied. Critics claimed that the stage was stained w...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Sep 2016

The Umazi Men's Only Resort

- “Do you know what this is my boy?” “No, I don’t,” I said. “That’s proof that you are a simpleton.” My boss Mr. Muwi meant no harm by the statement. Despite the meanness, I smiled as I looked at ...

By: Vuto_MSK | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 13 Aug 2016

Gambits - The Copper Knight I

- The Copper Knight I Derren watched helplessly as his father grew worse every day, now no longer able to leave his bed, he lay there getting sicker and sicker. When he came home after work he ...

By: Starfallfantasy | Category: Fantasy | Score: 0| Added: 30 May 2016

Gambits - The Widower

- The Widower Katrina made it all the way home before falling apart. She shed her cloak, tossed the bloodied dagger aside, and leaned back against the door, struggling to breathe. Slowly she fell t...

By: Starfallfantasy | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 20 Apr 2016

Hidden Inside - Prologue

- Trevor lay beside me in the tall grass. The gentle, summer, breeze was swaying the thin blades enough to brush the bare skin of our legs. My shoulders shook with laughter, from a joke he'd just told....

By: Collapsed_Universe | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jul 2015

D.T - Thrain and Company: Chapter 4

- Thrain and company: Chapter 4 Cautiously Thrain and the others stepped through the dark veil covering the tower entrance. Beyond lay a massive round room, empty as far as they could see. The room was...

By: Starfallfantasy | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.7| Added: 02 Jul 2015

D.T - Irene the Sly: chapter 1

- Irene the Sly: Chapter 1 The city of Ahnair, what was once the proud capitol of the Kantor kingdom has degraded into a run-down habitat for the citizens too poor to afford a move into the great new ...

By: Starfallfantasy | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.3| Added: 26 Jun 2015

101 Words: The Bride Wore Black

- Didn’t see that one coming, nobody did, We just kept on sliding, no end to the skid. Hold on. Just try to hold on, I know things have changed but what's done is done. Try not to be scared, 'cause I ...

By: abigailthornton | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 11 May 2013

Isolation

- He shifted and squirmed trying to relieve his aching limbs. His arms hurt, his legs hurt, everything hurt. The ground beneath him was solid and punishing; it provided no comfort, no respite from the p...

By: BrownEyedGirl | Category: Crime | Score: 2.6| Added: 23 Apr 2013

It Was A Tragedy

- It was a tragedy that he died, It was a tragedy that she died, It was a tragedy that the train derailed, It was a tragedy that the van overturned, It was a tragedy that the car veered off the road...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Apr 2013

The Call

- The Call It comes as a shock – when you glance at the clock, it’s an hour that no one should call, but the name on display gives the caller away – so you answer the phone after all. The ...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 01 Apr 2013

Lover's Leap

- Lover’s Leap Annabelle had cast a spell on the one she’d grown so fond – her feelings clear since their junior year, as seniors – and beyond. Little Joe, as friends would know, had found ...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.8| Added: 11 Feb 2013

Destiny's Children

- They are Destiny’s children. We had no say in the matter. Children of Destiny are called for at birth To die, before their time And move on to a better place. Because they were not our chil...

By: Isabelle | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 14 Dec 2012

Dangerous Rhyme - Chapter Two

- Cerise rode home quietly that night, and Mike glanced at her. "You OK?" "Yeah. Tired," Cerise replied, and looked forward. It had been an odd night. Some of the customers had come on a little strong...

By: Jensi | Category: Drama | Score: 2| Added: 14 Nov 2012

Dangerous Rhyme - Chapter One

- Cerise Adams stood in front of the worn mirror that was leaning against the wall of her room, staring at the clothes that she wore. It was a pair of black shorts and a bright red tee shirt that boaste...

By: Jensi | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 12 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

The Day Our Innocence Died

- The Day Our Innocence Died By midnightraider61 Based on the song “American Pie” by Don McLean “The Day the Music Died” was February 3, 1959, the day Buddy Holly’s plane went down in a corn f...

By: midnightraider61 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Sep 2012

Hearts Torn Asunder (Part Two)

- “Hello.” I continued to chop the coriander, cradling the phone against my shoulder. “Yes… it is she. How may I help you?” The knife clattered to the ground as the news I had just been given knocke...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 14 Mar 2012

The Ring

- by Tony Radford It was early fall when he hit the mall – a year past Y2K, at a jewelry store on the second floor – was a final bill to pay. He’d bought the ring that he planned to bring to...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 04 Mar 2012

Brad's Story

- “I’d like to thank all of you, very, very much, on behalf of Jason and myself. You’ve all been a terrific help to us, and let me once again apologize most sincerely to you all. Tonight is our way of...

By: Piquet | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 25 Dec 2010