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Same Thing, Isn’t It?

- My daughter recently ran off a playful string of inarticulate sounds and noises, and then asked me if she had said anything. Did what she just say have any meaning? I informed no, and said it was ju...

By: Ping | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 11 Feb 2018

Seagulls Don't Give A...

- As long as no one tried to shoot or eat me, I'd like to be a bird. A seagull, to be exact. Flying around, crapping on cars, telling people to flock off. Maybe even make a few little ones. It's a perf...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 16 Sep 2017

An Alphas Mate

- Sitting by your side. Looking at the moon, Feeling its lights warm embrace.   Knowing I have found my mate, Feeling her heart beating, Wild with passion.   Hearing her heart beating with mine...

By: highwayman | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Aug 2017

Saved By The Pink Panther

- We hiked through the tall pines, down the steep embankment, in the shadow of the majestic railway hotel, until we reached the icy waters below. Why I was carrying an arm full of books, I do not know....

By: Ping | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 12 Feb 2017

Plum Diggity... But No More Plum Wine

- “Hey, that’s my house!” Jerk. ~ ~ ~ I was driving home after taking my children to school for their first day of the new school year. Me, more than my son, was thrilled to see one of the better...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 08 Feb 2017

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

Rise and Fall Ch 5

- Fatima snapped her head up. The intense focus on her craft blurred her eyesight. With aching fingers, she flexed and shook out her wrists to prevent cramping and any of her knuckles from locking. She...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.8| Added: 28 Sep 2015

Dave's Place Chapter 7 - Kay

- I texted Susan a few times, but I didn't want to scare her away so I kept it to pleasantries. She hadn't offered much of herself in the weeks she had been coming in, and I knew pushing would be a bad...

By: Nox | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 15 Jul 2015

Mending

- She heard the knock on the door. strange it did not sound like some one wanting in she thought as she went and opened the door. When she did open it. He fell into her arms. It was all she could do ...

By: maryruth | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jul 2015

Perhaps

- Perhaps just the way that you said it Perhaps it was just what I heard Perhaps what you meant Was not what you said Or I just read into your words Why must it be so confusing? Why can’t we say what ...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Jun 2015

My Love......

- I love you to the stars and back Down to the depths of the sea Around the planet Pluto, Which no longer seems to be With width and depth and height and length There are no words to bring T...

By: Crisco05 | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.8| Added: 16 Jun 2015

Permission

- When I give, It's completely. My gifts never come with strings. I’m not one who keeps a ledger. When I give, I seek nothing in return. I give because, I’m me. I give because, I know wha...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Apr 2015

Behind These Eyes

- There are times I am sure, when others look at me, and see nothing, but an idle mind. If they only knew... What frolics inside my head, they would scurry away in fear. If they could see past my vac...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 01 Feb 2015

Amber Part 10

- Their destination for lunch was a well known local place that was famous for their hamburgers, and Amber couldn't be happier. They were escorted to a booth and had a minute to scan the menu left by th...

By: The_Count | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.6| Added: 31 Jan 2015

Surrender

- Surrender Today I finally surrender.... To the fact that I do not have all the answers, That what once may have been - no longer is. I submit to the fact that what I believed to be an inner kn...

By: scotiaWillow | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.2| Added: 14 Jan 2015

Neverland.

- Lately I have come to understand, That one of the most frustrating things, Is that I will never be able to make you see, The world In which I am found.   I can not ope...

By: scotiaWillow | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 12 Jan 2015

You Have to Understand

- "It's not my fault I said goodbye." ~~~ "You have to know that I'm sorry." ~~~ "He's just what I always wanted." ~~~ "He can be a little jealous." ~~~ "But he can be so sweet to me." ...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 27 Aug 2014

How Do You Know

- "How do you know someone's a real friend?" "Oh, you're getting real deep now. What brought this on?" "It's one person really. We always seemed to have a good rapport." "A rapport? What's that me...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 11 Aug 2014

Laughter

- When you came into my life you automatically cheered me up  helping me to see things differently  brighter more cheerfully. You showed that although  some people just take and take  and ne...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jul 2014

A Gift of unconditional love!

- I am looking for someone to rely on  an ally and you tell me I have you. I say I know, but you aren't always around. So I asked if I could have the puppy you rescued She is beautiful, loyal and eve...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 02 Jul 2014

Our Friendship

- When you came into my life a year ago today You asked me to play a song and then to dance. I gladly accepted and walked out on the floor You took me in your arms as we looked into each other’s eyes...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 25 Jun 2014

Telepathy

- My bare toes curling in warm sand Your arms around me, time unplanned To feel the impulse of your thoughts Which whisper up from depths opaque Our minds are one soft rippling lake. The impulse o...

By: Nile | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 18 Jun 2014

Someday You'll Be Glad

- Lay your beating heart by mine Cross your fingers intertwine Search your soul for hidden sign Toss the straws and fall in line. Rest hope’s head upon your bed Have no tears left to be shed Slee...

By: Nile | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 13 Jun 2014

Firestarter

- He grabbed an incense stick and lit it, Watching the tip glowing, he remembered. It wasn’t something he wanted to remember, But it came to him. The fire. It took his family, His friends and his sani...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 3.8| Added: 21 Mar 2014

Philena: Thoughts and Words and Sharp Objects

- I read once about a girl who cut stinging words into her flesh, some flowery, a few dirty, many harsh and emotional. The book was really very good. It was titled Sharp Objects and written by a now fav...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 05 Nov 2013

Beauty

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. She walks the world with heavy beauty, Never seeing decadence in her curves; Eyes regard her lively,...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Aug 2013

To Be A LIght

- A cold and rainy May appears with songs. Outside the feeders wait for hungry wings. My thoughts return to past unsettled wrongs, It seems that I can never give up things. The trees are filled with b...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 02 May 2013

Humanity

- Water glistened on the pavement. April never lied about its love for rain. But today seemed unusually humid and the fog rolled in as the clock struck five passed six. Peter cursed as the vines from th...

By: Kachme | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 3.8| Added: 25 Feb 2013

Futility

- Is it always going to be useless? Will anyone ever really understand? Has the truth been lost in the mist of misunderstanding? Tomorrow, someone will get it. Tomorrow, someone will get me. Tomorro...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jan 2013

Through my eyes

- I see you. See you for what you are today See you for what will be tomorrow I see you. See you without the haze of selfdoubt See you without the fog of pain I see you. See you with the clarity ...

By: Jester | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 01 Nov 2012

Yes, Always...

- Today we sat in the sun together. You took my hand and twined your fingers in mine. Suddenly your hand was the center of my universe. Lifting it to my face, I kissed your palm, ...

By: LauraLee_Sweetness | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Aug 2012

Epiphany of Sorts

- Standing, thinking upon my porch. Came to me, an epiphany of sorts. Answer to a question identified. Something finally I recognized. Asked far too often over many years. Recognition, brings my ey...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 23 May 2012

My Words are Translations

- My words are translations of my breathing and are hard to say in your language. My tongue, my teeth, my lips can barely pronounce the words from my country where the mountains are steep,...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 23 Feb 2012

Thinking of You

- Sitting here looking out my window all I can do is think of you. I look at the sunset as it gets darker and all I can do is think of you. I see you in the leaves falling from my trees. Are you sli...

By: texasgal70 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 10 Feb 2012

Understanding You so You Can Understand Me

- In order to gain any sort of stability we must first begin to understand each other...but understanding why some people do what they do is difficult...oh, believe me, believe us,  it's difficult. Let...

By: Patrick | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 23 Jun 2011