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A Veterans Memory

- A Veterans Memory  the wop wop of rotors in the clearing up front  yellow smoke swirling ahead the sing sing of lead flying around you  and your mates  welcome to a firefight as you bring out your w...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 11 Nov 2017

Flower of Youth

- The Flower of Youth  The great ancient oracles spoke of grand battles by mere men, mere mortals as their Gods watched on. This is but one short tale. The people sat in their cottages and spoke i...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 04 Nov 2017

Omran

- Omran says nothing. His frail figure and his absent look say it all. His mind is consumed with memories of the last days and the time when he was rescued. He thinks life is so because it has known no...

By: Francisco | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 02 Aug 2017

PTSD Hurts Him

- He sits and screams at night Visions consume his dreams Fighting with no light He remembers all the screams Death all around  Shells of bullets there Bodies on the ground Everybody saying prayers F...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 06 Mar 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

The Nurses. Chapter 39

- H.M.S. Lakhota, March 21st, 1941.   The one thing that gave everyone in the sickbay hope was the continuous thudding of the anti-aircraft guns, so long as they were firing, all was not lost. ...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jan 2017

Reality of War

- The perils of war, are furrowed deep in the memory of many, escape seems unobtainable, within the confines of minds young and old. Those who were lost, are not only those who perished in the con...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Nov 2016

Valkyrie Rising

- There are moments to live, and to die along with there being people being both good, and evil which go hand in hand with the moment to stand and fight. For all from the; soldier, civilian, martyr, a...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 14 Oct 2016

The Wielders - Prologue

- It’s said that parents often try too hard to push their children into achieving their own dreams. Despite not being a conventional parent at the time, I was no exception. Melis may have been half my a...

By: Vuto_MSK | Category: Adventure | Score: 4| Added: 05 Aug 2016

The Nurses Chapter 19

- Amiens. June 12 th 1940 The day had begun well with Katarina working simply with her girls and fussing around them like some sort of mother hen. In the far distance, from the West, an occasio...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 19 Apr 2016

In The Shadow Of The City

- Curled in a foetal position, Faith clamped her ears tightly, desperate to block out the horrifying din. The bunker shook, concrete walls quivering as the world above suffered. The deafening roar in...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 18 Mar 2016

Of Copper and Strawberries

- War is not beautiful. The reality of true hopelessness, of true fear, of the way a man turns when he’s faced with his own mortality has almost no redeeming qualities. The way God only appears with...

By: incaendo | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 18 Feb 2016

Solstice Of Deception

- On this special night, the stars lit up the dark almost black night. A night that revealed the most amazing mysterious things to man every year. This coldest and infinite night was known as the Winter...

By: Entangled_Fate | Category: Action | Score: 4.7| Added: 10 Feb 2016 Editor's Pick

The Nurses. Chapter 12

- Munchen.Pasing. June 3 rd 1940 It had been a long day for Maria, a day where she had been kept busy from the moment she had set foot on the ward at six that morning. Throughout the day she ha...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 29 Jan 2016

The Nurses. Chapter 11

- Berlin Monday 3rd June 1940 Katarina was in her room, going through the items she was planning to take with her. In truth, there was not very much she could take. Her uniforms would take up m...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Drama | Score: 4.2| Added: 19 Jan 2016

Honor: Lost and Found

- HONOR LOST AND FOUND Kaydyn Ramirez stared at the empty room in dismay and anger. For a few seconds, she was completely still, absorbing the scene and the implications that went with it. Then s...

By: WindWalker | Category: Drama | Score: 0| Added: 25 Nov 2015

The Almshouse

- THE ALMSHOUSE Chapter 1 I remember my last day at St. Margaret’s. It had been snowing, as it did every winter in Ashford, Pennsylvania. The roads disappeared under blankets of white, and busines...

By: BlancheKing | Category: Thriller | Score: 5| Added: 22 Sep 2015

War in Colour

- Sitting here and feeling my mind slipping back to one summer’s afternoon when I had found a box, and went to be told the stories behind the photos found in that box. Having asked if all was like in al...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.5| Added: 20 Sep 2015

A World in Turmoil

- The world is at unrest. We're all on tenterhooks. Governments running roughshod over civilians, civilians creating militaries, turning into terrorists . We're not far from war. Humans can't get a...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Sep 2015

Friendly Fire

- Friendly Fire A local boy was cutting grass one Sunday afternoon, amidst the granite markers and the shrubs still left to prune. And as he wove his way around the obstacles at hand, he saw a fello...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Jul 2015

Red Rose

- Something simple Something pure Something peaceful It talks no more For all its history Written in blood Red roses are lovely The color of blood People adore them Why not? For ros...

By: shysiren | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jun 2015

The Strange White Man 51

- With Holly back home Brother Sebastian returned with his trunks of research materials to the rail car as there was still the puzzle of the formula he had decipher. Carpenter returned to visiting him e...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.8| Added: 11 Jun 2015

Waypoint Five

- 08/12/214 (Adjusted Calendar) You're not supposed to dream in frozen suspension. Certainly not a dream of a small child with your ship's engineer's eyes. The image flickered for an instant behind Ma...

By: BenLees | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 14 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

An Enemy That Haunts My Mind

- Dedicated to combat veterans and PTSD sufferers, wherever they may be...thank you for your service... An Enemy That Haunts My Mind... In the middle of the night I lie in bed, Fighting an ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Mar 2015

Ice

- Stalingrad, December 25, 1942. Winter blankets everything, turning the landscape bizarrely beautiful. If you look carefully, you can make out shapes under the hoarfrost and snow. Burned out tanks and...

By: sprite | Category: General | Score: 4.9| Added: 05 Mar 2015

Encounter in the Deep Black - part three

- Capt. April knew, with this disturbing news, he needed to rethink his original plan. There was no chance of outrunning the enemy and he had to consider them hostile. The consequences of doing otherwis...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 15 Feb 2015

War.

- Die! A bloody battlecry. Kill! A deathly command. Swords clash, sinew, bone, heads shattered, death for the sake of land. Ceasefire! Nobody listens. An eternal battle blazes on. Millions of men, wome...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Feb 2015

Encounter in the Deep Black - part two

- The strange contact was a mystery. It had energized the bridge crew, in a way rarely seen. They were keen to find the answers to this unexpected puzzle. There adrenaline was pumping, but they had been...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 21 Oct 2014

I am the villain.

- "Repent for your sin against your brother!" But what brother have I sinned against, for surely he and I are no longer brothers. Or so I didn't say, for of a truth I held little quarrel against him. ...

By: DarkPower343 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 14 Oct 2014

Boss: White Flag

- Boss falls asleep staring at a picture of her husband. Today would be their 16-year anniversary if he were still around. No matter how many happy thoughts she fills her mind with before closing her ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.2| Added: 14 Oct 2014

An Encounter in the Deep Black

- Space is a vast infinite emptiness. The distances involved in travel between the stars are truly incomprehensible. The nearest star to our sun is Proxima Centauri. It is a red dwarf about 4.24 light-y...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 12 Oct 2014

Go Team Iron Dome

- Reader discretion advised. The story you are about to read contains views and opinions that some readers may find offensive. By choosing to read this piece, you agree that you do not object to r...

By: Magnetron | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 19 Aug 2014

Tell It Like It Is

- Reader discretion advised. The story you are about to read contains views and opinions that some readers may find offensive. By choosing to read this piece, you agree that you do not object to r...

By: Magnetron | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 17 Aug 2014

The trench

- Young man far from home In a unkind land fighting a war he doesn't understand The night blooms with mortar rounds thundering in the distance  Beat of his heart a ragged staccato against his ribc...

By: ravenpearl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jul 2014

A Tear Gave Me Away!

- You asked me daddy to play it brave when you left for the war that day. I'm sorry but when I started to wave, an itty bitty tear gave me away. I tried to recover and wipe it away as you walk...

By: Puppy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 03 Jun 2014

Love and Hate

- Eyes open to the sky, Rain pours down like tears from clouds dark as night like my eyes. Hair is drenched, Clothes are torn, but I am so alive even as I die. Tossed out on the curb, Th...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 09 May 2014 Audio version available

SDF 2016

- JDS Azumaya Kongo-class Destroyer Japanese Territorial Waters CO: Captain Shinsui Hirayama 1500 hours Lieutenant Commander Tadayuki Nomata looked around the CIC with pride, allowing himself a s...

By: DavidJae04 | Category: Drama | Score: 3.6| Added: 27 Feb 2014

Gilly the Brave

- Gilly wasn't born deaf. He had painful inner ear infections as a kid. These days, they wouldn't remove parts of his inner ear like they did then. My mom's oldest sister was a student nurse who helped...

By: fallingdove | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 20 Dec 2013

Encounters - Prequel

- 200 years, that's how long the war had been going on. In the dark of night 2 races were at war, fighting over land and honor for their people On one side there was the vampires, a cursed race that c...

By: ajiceman | Category: Fantasy | Score: 0| Added: 18 Nov 2013

Virblazed tears

- A called out war between two worlds… the visible synchronizing with the invisible; a combination of humans, demons and mystical lethal weapons… A battle between Darkness & Light, Fate & Faith… In a ...

By: runearia | Category: Mystery | Score: 4.4| Added: 02 Nov 2013

FOR: Matt, FROM: Becky, With Love

- I was halfway between Sears and flat broke, sitting alone in the mall’s noisy food-court, eating a tasteless salad, and wondering why I let my mother con me into getting dressed and driving into town ...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Romance | Score: 4.9| Added: 21 Oct 2013

controversial 60's

- It was the early 60’s where rock and roll was Taking over the land, and ELVIS was on tour with his band. Where rock and roll was stories being told And the teen life was starting to unfold. ...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 10 Oct 2013

A Special Photo

- This feeling I had was unreal. It'd been years since I'd last seen Holly Hightower. There'd been many women in many places since then. But now I was falling for this one…hard. * Sensual and s...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Romance | Score: 4.6| Added: 07 Oct 2013

Thorns: Prologue

- There once was magic that coursed through the lands and breathed life into many of the mystical creatures that roamed it. One kingdom, the source of the magic, was rich with it and many of the creatur...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 04 Oct 2013

Black Squirrels

- Black Squirrels From white squirrels on lawns, a child's handbook full of revolutionary popcorn in sewn-shut pockets: advice from a birthday present, "Steal This Book: or what to wear t...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Sep 2013

Thoughts on The President’s Speech 10 Sept 2013

- Enola Gay  And bombs away!  In Vietnam it was only napalm. (And a little agent orange, for our own troops) And if they complain  We’ll bomb them again  Until they cry out,"Uncle!" (Sam - that is)...

By: DLizze | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 20 Sep 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 34

- Chapter 34 The Sign of the Rose “I have the information that will stop the war on Ashtarma. Don’t you have any mercy?” I turn to Yasen. His eyes grow big and he enters my mind, hurting me i...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 26 Aug 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 27

- Chapter 27 Against All Odds “Why do you keep coming back to save us?” Asmadis releases me from the grasp of his not-so-strong hands but stays on top of me, just the way we fell on the ground...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 11 Aug 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 23

- Chapter 23 Never to let go “Here.” Kallitris points to the bin nearby. I throw the carrot into the bin and the guard, finding nothing suspicious, looks away. We’re almost to the middle of...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 04 Aug 2013

One Night In Bagdad

- I’m a few hundred miles from Dogwood. The fuel gage says there’s a little more than a quarter tank of fuel left. The sun is setting. I see a golden glow on the wheat fields along the side of ...

By: fallingdove | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 02 Aug 2013

Homeland

- Homeland He greeted the dawn with a stretch and a yawn, then he crawled from his canvas abode – a roof for some thatch that was heavily patched, so the rain wasn’t stopped – only slowed. Hi...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 31 Jul 2013

The Queen's Hammer

- The Queen's Hammer Queen's Royal Hussars our challengers jump to life bringer of death to thy enemy new blokes welcome to the sand box sitting in my turret cup of afternoon tea a song come...

By: frankstevens | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 May 2013

Stories About Charlie

- It was 1998, in a U. S. motor-pool on Zoeckler Station, South Korea. “…and the shine on your boots’ll catch the eye of Charlie and he’ll see you.,” Specialist Josh Thorton said in a comical croaky ...

By: fallingdove | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 22 May 2013

Radio Watch

- I had radio watch. I usually did four hours a night. I wrote letters by flashlight. The letters all had a box in the lower left corner with tick-marks that I slashed into the notebook paper every time...

By: fallingdove | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.8| Added: 16 May 2013

Crushed by Noises

- Fort Hood wasn't much different than Iraq had been.  I laid awake listening to the war game's machine gun fire and loud explosions. Army helicopters hovered over my house because I lived next to the ...

By: fallingdove | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.4| Added: 21 Mar 2013

War's Truth

- A battle begins at dawn's first light, Men from all over have come to fight. They will fight for their Gods in war they call holy, When all that they want, is unrighteous glory. They find their o...

By: RBostick | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 23 Feb 2013

A soldier's tale, as told by the wife

- Julianne finished loading the large moving truck and pulled the rear door closed. She walked down the rear ramp and glanced up at the only home she had known for the last twenty years. She glanced dow...

By: RobertHildenbrand | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 22 Feb 2013

Leather

-  Leather for an old soldier of the line thick with cracks from war just one too many battles look around their eyes to the young age just age watch over a cup of tea a packed pipe of smo...

By: frankstevens | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 22 Feb 2013

No One Said Goodbye

- While I was kissing you, far away, a bomb came through the roof, where a family eating soup splashed blood against the walls along with bowls and spoons and bones and splintered chairs, and I wa...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 07 Feb 2013

The Wait

- I stand at this window and I wait and watch As the red sun sets and the temperature drops And my eyes won’t stray from this winding road On which my Love must travel home His journey has carried hi...

By: ACCooper | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 03 Feb 2013

Blackened Wings

- For all the fallen... But especially for Jer! The warrior cried Tears of fury The angel came down War torn and weary The sound of her voice Soothed his soul She read in his face ...

By: auburn_angel | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.1| Added: 03 Feb 2013

Destruction

- Ratta tat tat, the gunshots fire. The smell of flesh from a burning pyre. A bloody spray tints the mist. A dead man clenches his cold, white fist. The cost of honour is stained re...

By: TheBittenBlade | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jan 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

Watching for Daddy Through the Store's Bay Window

- The old cars all pass by in minute intervals as I stare out the bay window of what is now my Momma's old country store. Red ones, blue ones, gray ones, and white ones all motor by at almost a snails p...

By: Douglas_Daleray | Category: Drama | Score: 3.7| Added: 26 Dec 2012

A Fairy Tale chapter four

- This is the fourth chapter of an ongoing story You may not understand it unless you start at the first chapter Art and Steve bellied up to the bar and had a tankard of ale. “It loo...

By: Rascal | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.7| Added: 17 Dec 2012

Last Lament

- When I was young I used to have so much fun Not knowing what part I would have in life's play Happiness is gone. . .I now carry a gun And my thoughts settle about me, like ashes in wet clay I saw...

By: OldTexasWriter | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 17 Dec 2012

A Fairy Tale chapter three

- This is the third chapter of an ongoing story You may not understand it unless you start at the first chapter They walked to the Ladies. The Queen looked at Art. “What did you tell him Ob...

By: Rascal | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.8| Added: 11 Dec 2012

Protection

- “…you must not lesnerize.” This is of course, a well-known line from the Robert Sheckley short story, Protection , which first appeared in his 1957 anthology, Pilgrimage To Earth . It is a reall...

By: DLizze | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 09 Dec 2012

A Fairy Tale chapter two

- This is the second chapter of an ongoing story You may not understand it unless you start at the first chapter Art turned to Rodel and Lani and asked, “Okay, now what?” “ Oh no, Art. Yo...

By: Rascal | Category: Fantasy | Score: 2.7| Added: 07 Dec 2012

female soldiers

- Female Soldiers they are soldiers fighting a war across the ocean, but their hearts are at home seeking love and devotion. love from our country, devotion from their family. that is...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 28 Nov 2012

dying soldiers wish

- (8/18/12) We were soldiers young and brave Now we lay here in our grave Does anyone remember me when I lived And that I had so much to give. I wanted all the things that everyone else d...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 26 Nov 2012

The Lost Generation

- The Lost Generation By Captain Midnight In the style of Gertrude Stein A prose-poem on what our generation faces as compared to the generation of the Jazz Age and beyond. You are part ...

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

Phoenix Awakes

- Phoenix Awakes O great one rise Phoenix awake and soar from war torn souls smell and taste of burnt ash eyes wide with hurt feathers awash as Phoenix rises once more cry with the ages as he rises ...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Oct 2012

Speaking to the Sun

- The Civil War isn’t over yet. The Crusades begun a thousand years ago have not been won, and when I read about another drone, another soldier’s suicide, another stone thrown at a women’s...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 28 Sep 2012

Ghost

- Ghost I can still feel the ghosts gathered around me like ancestors in reverse, where the children die and old warhorses get older in their place. (Elizabeth Bear, Worldwired ) I do not know ...

By: bear_hug_giver | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 02 Aug 2012

The Black Granite Wall

- The Black Granite Wall I stand in solemn awe, staring at names etched into this polished black granite wall. Too many names can not read them all, nor can I contain myself tears b...

By: revrjm | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 02 May 2012

Salvation

- A metallic voice spoke. “Welcome user GR8N3557083…” She pressed the small hexagonal jack into the shadow blue hole in the left side of her head. Although the hole was coated in thick alloy, the moi...

By: spawnage | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 3.6| Added: 24 Mar 2012

The Victims

- THE VICTIMS (written at the beginning of the Iraq War) The bombs we drop fall on all of us. The houses that are rubble are my neighbors’ houses and now we live with them in rubble. The bo...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Mar 2012

The Knife

- The Knife By Tony Radford A missile-flash, a chopper-crash – a field of charred debris, a team of five are burned alive – and that leaves only me. A stranded man in hostile land – my radio...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 19 Feb 2012

The Kissing Stone

- THE KISSING STONE (ALYA) ...And when the silence was at its deepest, the stillness so complete that even the crickets ceased their shouting, and the watchman on duty was dozing off somewhere. Alya...

By: ilanahaley | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 27 Jan 2012

A Hanukkah Gift, Part II

- After a long time when the colonel said nothing Hans asked, “And what is the bad news?” The colonel smiled slightly with an expression of complex appreciation. “Private Rickmers, you are a credit t...

By: PrivateRickmers | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 17 Dec 2011

A Hanukkah Gift, Part I

- Patches of snow flecked the dirt road in rural France as a squad of German soldiers rode by on motorcycles. A land mine exploded, destroying the first motorcycle, and killing the rider. The other moto...

By: PrivateRickmers | Category: Romance | Score: 4.3| Added: 14 Dec 2011

Diary of a Soldier part II

- 31st of April We arrived at Orleans two days ago. Usually when we have marched towards a battle I have wondered which of my comrades I wouldn’t see again, or if they would see me again. I would...

By: elitfromnorth | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.1| Added: 21 Nov 2011

The Four Seasons--Spring

- THE FOUR SEASONS © Copyright 2008, 2010 By Autumn Writer Prologue How long shall I take counsel in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? How long shall mine enemy be exa...

By: AutumnWriter | Category: Drama | Score: 4.4| Added: 19 Aug 2011

The Nerd of Moe and the Sage of Copper

- In the valley of Moe there's a town you never heard where it'd always snow till a plague quite absurd tumbled from the downspoke and sliced off the heads of all the townsfolk who dashed around like un...

By: Duketravers | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jul 2011

The Unknown Squaddies

- I read in the paper that... Another boy died in the war Gunned down by the Taliban His body riddled with bullets Inside I weep He was only nineteen, smiling in his dress uniform He was on his last tou...

By: Louise | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 24 Jun 2011

The young boy soldier

- Upon that early summer morn a young boy soldier was to be born Hail hail, said his father with a cigar me and this boy ought to go far. As each and every summertime passed his father knew his childho...

By: dazzaone | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 11 Feb 2011

Elegy

- Upon the discovery in France in May of 2001 of twenty British soldiers killed in the battle of Arras on April 9th 1917.   In equal brotherhood they came, Embraced by Liberty who stands Togeth...

By: Piquet | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 15 Jan 2011

Poppy Day

- This special day is the closest I will ever get to meeting my grandpa, it's my chance to say hello and goodbye all at once. Mum is holding my hand and I hold my sister's, and the three of us stand ba...

By: steffanie | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 Nov 2010

I'll Never Understand

- The one thing I will never understand, Is man's inhumanity to his fellow man, How people who call each other sister and brother, Could be so hurtful to one and other, How people can treat each other s...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Nov 2010