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Grave Language

- I recognized that look. That distinctively mischievous grin of a Cheshire Cat. That smirk of having swallowed Granny’s Tweety Bird. That poorly hidden giggle of having released, in the back seat, a s...

By: Ping | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 20 May 2017

Who are you

- I can't remember your face. Maybe because I don't recall it. Did you get replaced? Are you the same misfit? Who are you right now? Your words don't fit like they did. I have mistaken it somehow. Are...

By: Entangled_Fate | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Mar 2017

A Special Letter

- A lovely letter was addressed to me The words were very nice This letter filled me with glee It was rather concise The words made me cry It was a note about my life My eyes were not dry The letter s...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 26 Mar 2017

Memories

- I miss you guys.... I think that is what I am supposed to say right now. The way you all look at me at this very moment. I should be glad to see you guys after all this time. Run toward you guys an...

By: Entangled_Fate | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 01 Mar 2017

Flowing Letters

- Do stories ever write themselves? Sometimes it seems so. They spill forth from our fingertips with no effort Yet I’ve stared for hours at my paper, and no print rises up Nor does my pen dip itsel...

By: Vern_Fawcett | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Feb 2017

Janet and John - The Fish Shop Encounter

- A story written in the style of the Janet and John books that I used to read as a child. In this story, though, Janet is John's wife. John can be rather simple, and she always sends him out on errand...

By: Martin | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jan 2017

My Words

- When I had you My mind spoke in poetry Now I am quiet Feeling the irony When I am so pissed My anger releases rhythm Lately, I'm so mellow With an ink filled pen Lost imagination Dull, boring w...

By: ChickaDee | Category: Poetry | Added: 22 Nov 2016

Her Poet's Heart

- She was the only one that ever made this behemoth feel small. She was the only one that ever made this behemoth feel safe. Demons clawed and chewed at me while I slept. Malintent their only joy. My...

By: gilrenard | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Sep 2016

We Have To Let You Go

- At my desk for a little while I'm told to go into a meeting I remember how everybody smiled He approached me with a greeting Thanks for meeting me I have bad news to convey  I must let you go you...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 17 Sep 2016

The Predator

- With practised art and infinite patience, Like a predator, he waits out of sight, Hiding in the shadows, he stalks his prey, Waiting silently for that sweet moment Of triumph, when at last with lightn...

By: KindOfHeart | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 04 Sep 2016

You Don't Know

- You don't know what the careless words mean When they've hit my heart and impale each bone.  To hate with ignorance wounds me and pushes deeply into my soul.  No one knows the depth of pain it can c...

By: starchild | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jul 2016

Random poem 4: One day

- One day I will be gone. Not a trace will be seen. Not even a word of goodbye Just the feeling of the cold breeze. Like a ghost, memories will haunt. Times we all talked and fought.  Like shattered ...

By: Entangled_Fate | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 May 2016

General musings of a sometimes author and poet

- Sometimes words flutter against my consciousness, Barely coaxing a response in a fleeting manner Gently saying ‘Write me down, dear’ Others times they resound screeching and jagged Full of discor...

By: Louise | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 04 Mar 2016

Dandelions

- Stop talking Enough Your words are Too much I hate them As though They lived lives of Their own Your creations  Destroy They siphon  Off joy Now soldiers  With guns Once were boys With peach ...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Feb 2016

Memories

- His old truck, orange and black lays like a dead carcass,  In the way back of our old land. It was an eyesore back then, He's been long gone, his body now dust six feet below and beyond. I can see t...

By: starchild | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 28 Jan 2016

Words Like Knives

- Your words are like knives Are they truthful or lies They just ruin lives Tears running from my eyes I know you're trying To pay these bills It’s really just the lying It’s really making me ill...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 14 Jan 2016

Enchantment

- Draw a circle round me Let me look away Protect me with Enchantment Prostrating what you say Invoking now the barrier A cloak of crystal steel Cascading all around me With no infirmity Your words...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Nov 2015

You Are More Than Words

- You are more than words. Words do not define who you are or who you want to be. The words you choose are a part of you, not your entirety. Someone once told you, you could write. So you did....

By: Sparkle | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Sep 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

Jabberwok

- Vipers slither from your lips Twisted into clever quips Fueled by petty vengeful ire How is it that you haven’t tired? Every chance to take a swipe There you are with caustic bites Briefly do your s...

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

For Bird

- All I am to you Is flattery. All I am Is words. A shiny mirror Which shouts

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 08 May 2015

The Power of Words

- People speak their words. They stampede in herds, right into the ears of the surrounding people. There are phrases that shine with praises and never fade, bursting like a parade thr...

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

3-8-1

- 3-8-1 Three words That mean so much to me. Eight letters That describe my feelings.  One meaning That holds my heart to yours. The words are so simple. The meaning is so true. Three ...

By: maryruth | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Apr 2015

Straight or Left

- Which direction should she go? Tanya had to make a decision. And she had to do it quickly. Taking a deep breath and pursing her lips, Tanya depressed the accelerator. Straight it would be. Straig...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 Apr 2015

A Lie

- You think you are so clever You played me for a fool I gave more than I should of But what was I to do I was always honest with you You took advantage I see How many others don't sleep at ...

By: maryruth | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Feb 2015

A Poem for You

- I wanted to write a poem for you.  I've never written one before.  I've seen that little book you keep,  the cuts and pastes of your life, a collection of words.  I've seen the pictures and the ar...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Feb 2015

Blanc

- Blanc  the paper Blanc  the mind Somehow I just Cannot find Words  to tell you What I feel Words to say   My choice is real Words  about my Endless love Words ...

By: paulus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jan 2015

Words on a Computer Screen

- When two people fight,  It feels like the end. Words said overnight, Why did I hit send? You must be so careful, Of what you write. It can become stressful, No talking again tonight. Words can creat...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 02 Jan 2015

Just words

- just words that pass my screen but there has never been in all my life before a thing that I crave more just letters on a string yet they make my heart sing they make my soul loose weight they make me...

By: paulus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 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

Wasted Words

- Is it possible to waste words  To have them fall from the sky  Like gifts  Perfect in their sacred  Profoundness  To feel the weight  Of their intensity  Grab at your heart  Coax tears  Creat...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 09 Oct 2014

She always told me I'm the light of her life

- You’ve left me, Destroyed me, I don’t know how to heal. Still in disbelief That this is happening, It can’t be real You told me we were Soul mates From the very first kiss Bonded when we put o...

By: Finallyatpeace | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 15 Sep 2014

Night Terrors

- The high-pitched shriek woke her from the deep slumber. Her heart was pounding as she searched for the light switch with cold, trembling fingers. The familiar chill of fear coursed through her bod...

By: Blue | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 30 Jul 2014

I Am A Lover Of Words

- I am a lover of words.  I like  What they do to my tongue. Each letter  Whispers its own tune  To me,  When spoken together  A song. Like love,  How it opens the lips,  Extends the tongue, ...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 30 Jul 2014 Editor's Pick

Saying

- Cheating Lying Crying Fighting Truth Faith Love Heart 4 things 3 ways 2 hearts 1 pain 0 response All because of a problem. That builds up with fear. But nothing more than; Two heartbeats and red s...

By: Entangled_Fate | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jul 2014

Burble

- She closed her eyes and absorbed the distinctive smell drifting through the air. Every nerve ending in her aching body started waking up. She couldn’t explain it, but it was like an inner pull deep ...

By: Blue | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 05 Jul 2014

A Man's Word

- A gentleman's honor is his word, Our honor must be great as you words hold power. Your words can excite and indulge Your words can punish and hurt Your words are what I live for Your honor I ho...

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

Words

- Why do people whisper? Is it to whisper sweet nothings in your ear? Sometimes it's hurtful whispers They want to harm you Other times they whisper, because they think if you hear it will cause you...

By: girlie4280 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 27 Apr 2014

Where Does a Poem Begin

- When does a poem begin  And where does it end? Does it swoop down like a breeze  To swirl around the ankles  Of a pubescent girl  With knock knees? Is it there the seed begins? Does it shive...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 21 Apr 2014

Wonderment

- In words the wonderment of expressions, Bearing fruit of knowledge and creations, On pages of everlasting yellowing.  Be it romance, mystery or cuisine,  On lines it's etched in memories, In one...

By: sabadicus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Apr 2014

Pages

- The silence is deafening As she listens for a Heartbeat of Hope In the cold Dark night. She remembers your touch Like it's Seared Into her soul, And your warm Kisses That you whispered Into her hea...

By: Blue | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 04 Apr 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

Words on the Wind

- I do not know what I really own Something held by me all alone. Something I can show for all to see An object that belongs to only me. The most valued is not really a thing But happiness and joy t...

By: meredith | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jan 2014

Deadly Words

- Words can be a deadly pill, When used in anger they can kill. In anger tossed out as we use, They hurt deeply as we abuse. When we pick the strongest words, They cut deeply as if they are s...

By: frogprince | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 16 Dec 2013

The girl trapped in her past

- BASED ON A TRUE STORY On November 12, 1997, a baby girl was born, her name was Nicole. Nicole was uniquely different from her older brother and sister who had brown hair and brown eyes; she h...

By: LovelyLeigh17 | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 28 Oct 2013

Fall Chill

- Summer has left the resort town. The first of the cool winds has set in. Early show clouds are in the sky, producing cold rain and not snow. The once-thriving bushes are now bare brambles, never to bl...

By: ladysharon | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 22 Oct 2013

The Woman With Nine Lives

-   The first time she might have died came at age 17, when a saddle horse reared and threw her, breaking her back. Over the years, she survived many more life-threatening events, each worse than the ...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 13 Sep 2013

Have I Missed Something?

- Have I missed something? What is happening? Is it getting worse or is it just me? So many stories, poems, and musings Seem to be offered without editing. And when you give an honest opinion ...

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

The Assignment

- “He would never forget those hands.” Frowning, Karen crossed out the sentence — too ambiguous. She shifted nervously in the waiting room chair, trying to concentrate on her creative writing assign...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 01 Jun 2013

All [Bleeped] Up

- “That won’t fly.” “What won’t?” she asked. “From the third line on,” he replied, reading over her shoulder as she typed. “A story full of obscenities won’t ever win a writing contest.” Exasperated...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 24 May 2013

No Big Deal

- “I’m sorry.” “That’s it, you’re sorry?” “What more do you want from me? Yes, I screwed up, and I apologized. Can we please just go to bed?” “You screwed up all right.” “Oh, c’mon, are you going...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 20 May 2013

Breathless

- Okay, so we’re supposed to write this ninety-nine word story and — well, it doesn’t hafta be exactly ninety-nine words, it can be less — but anyway, I don’t know what to write about and it’s due tom...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 19 May 2013

Doing a Few Lines

- When I first started using the forums I'd been on another site and someone used a term that's in this piece. When I first wrote it, I did it in Hallmarked poetry. But the words came thick and fast and...

By: bri54 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 16 May 2013

My Burden is a Joke

- Would he never leave me alone? Could I live my life with him near? Should he always be in my zone? Must I learn to accept him here? He'll never be lost from me though, This boil on my being...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 May 2013

'Doing' Words

- 'Doing' Words Superlatives and adjectives, are words that do describe. A verb-ing word is a doing term, behind which I can hide. Full stops and commas - I infuse, with words to halt or ...

By: bri54 | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.6| Added: 10 May 2013

Scrabble Champ

- Scrabble Champ I want to be, a Scrabble Champ, I want to pass the test. But words like 'it,' with 'and' or 'dog,' will never beat the best. Obscurity in wordiary, that seems the way to be, ...

By: bri54 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 May 2013

Lols to Tits

- Lols to Tits I've noticed that I use the abbreviation 'lol' far too much when chatting online, typing stories, poems or texting. Even though what's being said is hardly funny at all. Sometimes ...

By: bri54 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.2| Added: 03 May 2013

(a)musings!

- No Title Yet Superlatives and adjectives, are words to describe. A verb-ing word is a doing term, behind which I can hide. Full stops and commas, I infuse, with words to halt or pause....

By: bri54 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Apr 2013

The Wait

- The instructions said to wait, so she waited. It was something she did quite well; Lord knows she'd had plenty of practice. Sometimes it seemed she did little else besides wait. Just a few more minut...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 Apr 2013

The Painting

- She stepped back and admired her handiwork. The painting had taken her months to complete. Someone in her grieving group had suggested she go back to painting after her husband died, and it seemed lik...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 23 Feb 2013

Take It Back

- "Take it back, take it back, I still believe you can..." Evanescence, Disappear. She said goodbye, told herself he wasn't worth the time the waiting , or the pain . But what...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Feb 2013

It's Over

- "Honey, I'm ho-ome," Matt warbled as he entered the kitchen and tossed his keys into a bowl on the table. Loosening his tie, he made for the bedroom, where he expected to find his wife changing from ...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 18 Nov 2012

Two Sonnets for My Daughter's Wedding

- 1 If this were paradise--fall would never fade; the leaves so red and orange would always glow in the wonder of the autumn light, and the shade of shadows from the trees would never go, and the ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 27 Oct 2012

It Hurts

- It hurts Agony, Anguish, Disappointment, Devastation, Frustration, Humiliation, Fear, Anger, Sadness, Pain, Destruction, Only that you left in my soul, My ...

By: Sadman | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 25 Oct 2012

I won't forget

- Mind is a maze Twist after turn Life is a game Live it, you'll learn There are rules too Break them, you'll see Listen, you'll hear Words that I speak Days in my life Saw and I've seen Seasoned with...

By: OHT | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 18 Jul 2012

The Words are a Blur

- Too hot to think The words are a blur The lines on the highway Race by AC crapped out Radio did too I can't get my thoughts To run straight Nothing makes sense The signs all point In the wrong dir...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 16 Jul 2012

Words Of Wisdom

- There were days When I had no other ways to get out This pain I only knew how to cause more Damage to myself and before you know it I had the knife and my skin was split I tried hard to hide ...

By: Spooky | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 28 Jun 2012

Duet / Jugalbandi

- A Duet/Jugalbandi by : DREAMCATCHER & MILEEBANERJEEOGN Such joy she brought each time she came.. Now she's gone and I don't feel the same.. What light she gave to my darkened space.. Then left t...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 01 Apr 2012

Elegy

- when words forlorn coalesce into an invalid metaphor, truth inheres the failed rhetoric. when truth digs holes in the fabric of letters, language dissipates in void. void extends in clandes...

By: nirupam | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Mar 2012

The game of words

- This was inspired from a friend's email, a line she had said and it brought about this little poem. there is this game I have been playing a game filled with words poetry is the game that I so enjo...

By: easy_rider75 | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.2| Added: 26 Mar 2011

Thoughts Unspoken

- Oftentimes the many thoughts, That go on inside my head, So many thoughts unspoken, So much remains unsaid. And sometimes the most precious thoughts, Just never get put to word, The ones with the mos...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Nov 2010