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My New Job

- How can I start this letter? My name is Walter Cole. I lived at 25 Maple Avenue, Greenwood Town, Maine. I’m not a native American, I moved here from Europe. Firstly, if you ever read this, go strai...

By: SebastianWInter | Category: Horror | Score: 0| Added: 10 Jan 2018

Growing Up Ranch Chapter 9

- Growing up Ranch Chapter 9 Working and Exploring  Work. That four letter word we all grow to know eventually. Growing up "Ranch" meant that work started early in life and was intertwined with an...

By: Vern_Fawcett | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jun 2017

Just A Little Tickle

- My Uncle Dave was an electrician by trade much like his father, my Grandpa Vernon. He retired from the power company and became a private electrician. One night we were in town for a visit to Grandma...

By: Vern_Fawcett | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jan 2017

Summer time at the daycare

- Things are heating up at work. Apparently, spring didn't get the memo that it's her season, and us here in Hawkes Bay have gone straight to summer. It's not a major complaint, though, six months of su...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 06 Nov 2016

Kids say and do the darndest things!

- I work in childcare, a job I love and enjoy very much. No two days are the same and the children definitely keep me on my toes, but I would not change it for the world. I love my job. As you probably ...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 05 Oct 2016

The Therapeutic Value Of DIY

- I suppose I am what many would call a left wing intellectual, although that is a much abused term. Certainly I have spent most of my life in academia and the laboratory, and by no means could I be ca...

By: KindOfHeart | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 10 Sep 2016

The Creation of Man(agement)

- Ah, there you are. Please do come in. Make yourself comfortable. Who are we? Well, we’re what you might call Senior Management – but never mind about that now. It’s not important, and all will be mad...

By: LousyNick | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 25 May 2016

Throbbing Sockets

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Throb, throb, throb, With the weight of liquid lead oceans Thumping against the League-thick walls Of...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 May 2016

The Irksome Quirk at Work

- An irksome quirk of the system at work, is the way it misinterprets dates. If you've lived in your house since birth, the system saying: "Date cannot be earlier than date of birth" really doesn't b...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Mar 2016

You Are Sick?

- Oh. You are sick? Is that what the text message on my phone says at 7:20 am Sunday morning? Yes. You are far too sick to come to work today. You will call me at work after 8:00? Oh, don't bother. Just...

By: adi_me | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 21 Mar 2016

Mad Plans

- Ahhhh yes. Taking a break from planning tomorrow's work day. I gotta admit it. I am a little nervous. I have had to bring in an outside company as well as employees from various departments to assist ...

By: adi_me | Category: Musings | Score: 4.4| Added: 20 Mar 2016

Calming Chaos

- I am finding it increasingly difficult to witness chaotic confusion at work without letting it bother me. Three hours into my day and I want to scream over the radio “EVERYONE CALM THE FUCK DOWN”!!, b...

By: adi_me | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 28 Feb 2016

Powerful Love - Chapter Eighteen

- Chapter Eighteen- Nick When I get home from the hospital, I head upstairs to my room and get changed for work. I quickly race out of the house only pausing long enough to make sure that the door is ...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 08 Sep 2015

Tired

- Make it stop! Everything is closing in Where do I go? The box is getting smaller No where to turn The voices keep whispering The bickering never stops! No one wants to take the blame The same thing ...

By: girlie4280 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Jul 2015

The Journey

- I dislike the journey home from work. I don’t mean I don’t like going home; it’s nice to go to a place where you feel safe and secure. I mean the actual journey itself. First, there’s the walk out of ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 10 Jul 2015

Work Weird

- Patrick leaned against the inspector's big white truck. It was a Chevy with an extended bed and cab. "I sold Bruce this truck. I got it from this place where I used to work in Nevada, a place that gre...

By: fallingdove | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 03 May 2015

Work

- Another day, more work. Tiredness looms around the corner, yet I do my duty. People buzz around, coming and going.  Everyone has their own agenda, their own mission. Mine? To write poems.  Data en...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Mar 2015

Amber Part 12

- As Bruce drove home he still could not believe what had happened. He had just been hugged and kissed by Gina Giambucci, the bosses daughter. It was not a normal kiss, it was a brief yet passionate fil...

By: The_Count | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.8| Added: 07 Feb 2015

Amber Part 11

- Bruce stayed with Amber until Sunday afternoon and neither one could remember a more enjoyable time. They watched TV, played cards and of course made love. They also talked and shared personal hopes, ...

By: The_Count | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 04 Feb 2015

Working it hard

- Slide it deep, moving it fast and faster. Working it hard and fast. Into the tight hole and it feels stuffed. Breaking a sweat, damn it is so stuffed and so tight. Working the snake in deep, pushin...

By: CaptNick | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Oct 2014

Woman, Who Are You?

- Chatting with Sarah, before work, was a nice way to start the day. She was short, from Louisiana, had horses, and sometimes drove her husband’s rumbly truck to work. The other supply clerks started he...

By: fallingdove | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 28 Sep 2014

Giving Up

- I’m not doing this any more. I’m giving up, witness me! Giving up. No more trying for me. Why should I? Everything goes wrong. Love, lust, work. Might as well give up on life. Or at least this l...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 23 Aug 2014

Worms

- Worms Worms are what they are  Lower than dirt Filthy slimy little worms How dare they steal Steal the hard work of so many The heart they put into the poems and stories They crawl ...

By: CaptNick | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Aug 2014

Driftwood

- To William Unrewarding sound ruins a peaceful sleep The time awakens my deepened soul, Every morning, without a doubt, scarring my life Hands of mine, Taint Mother Nature’s creation Ba...

By: cairnsboy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 24 Jun 2014

The Strange White man Part 9

- As requested Texas Jack and his shotgun collected Miss Holly and her brace of luggage around Noon and then drove non-stop until they reached the Wells Fargo station. They hitched a team of fresh horse...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jan 2014

A hybrid

- My mom works to be busy, and hurts herself. She sleeps on the floor until she can move again. Then she works again, until she hurts again. For no reason and no pay. She talks on the phone and laug...

By: fallingdove | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 28 Dec 2013

The Strange White man Part 8

- One minute she was alone with her thoughts and the next Carpenter was standing in the room not two feet away from her and her feelings at the sight of him were a mix of attraction and revulsion . "H...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.5| Added: 13 Dec 2013

In the Cemetery. Part 5

- Three months had passed since Vince first ventured into the cemetery and sought permission to fix it up, and fix it up he had. Some of longtime city residents could not believe how good the place look...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 3.7| Added: 29 Nov 2013

In the Cemetery, Part 3

- Soon Vince's boring life took on new meaning and he looked forward to heading to the old cemetery and fixing it up. He was spotted by a few of his fellow classmates and soon Igor and Dr. Frankenstein ...

By: The_Count | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 22 Nov 2013

Grease Monkey Blues

- Harry was working on his 1953 Mercury convertible. This was in the 1960s. He loved to work on cars. He was a natural mechanic. He found he needed a part that would be necessary to keep the car on the ...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 30 Sep 2013

Lost in a City of Angels

- Innocent little miss honey With her seraphic heart Born on the plains of gold In pursuit of her American Dream Hitchhiked without money To the sunset for a fresh start Into the City of Angels she ...

By: Min_Farrjones | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 20 Aug 2013

Poker and The American Dream

- Life is like a game of poker. You play by the rules. And you make the smart bets. You sit at the table, folding hand after hand of ten- two, seven- three, nine-five, while everyone else is getting ace...

By: DLizze | Category: Musings | Score: 4| Added: 05 Jun 2013

Give Us This Day

- Give us this day Our daily bread Give us this day For we, the nearly dead Give us this day The under-appreciated masses Give us this day For hard hats and safety glasses Give us this day Who rise to...

By: MarkButkus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 May 2013

Coal-Miner

- Coal-Miner Thirty year old powerloader Brian, stood amidst the crowd of jabbering miners as they waited to descend in the cage. His aching slightly overweight frame already fatigued with the str...

By: bri54 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 18 Apr 2013

The Good Wife

- I wish to write a treatise on my good wife. I believe she deserves one after her past endeavors to make our life more pleasant. Not that I wish to make her out to be perfect, she has her little q...

By: Rascal | Category: Humor | Score: 4.6| Added: 08 Nov 2012

Persistence

- At every step you thwart me Your mocking beeps get tiring No matter what I try You try to upstage me Dragging me down To your pit of wires Forcing me to curse you As I sink into the mire Damn ...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 17 Jul 2012

Is It My Turn?

- Looking into the proverbial trophy case, I see lots of awards Won by people That worked hard (or not) In an array of creative talents, I often wonder Is my turn to shine coming? Sure, some people are...

By: ladysharon | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 10 Apr 2012

From Sisyphus: My Stone

- This stone is more than stone, more than weight against my arms, my shoulders, my neck-- more than a stone my legs must shove, my hands must grasp, my lungs must grunt into-- more than a m...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 05 Feb 2012

TickTock

- Tick tock, tick tock Hurry up, hurry up Get a move on and be done Spare one hour for some fun Hurry up, hurry up Get it done. Tick tock, tick tock Go to bed, go to bed Shut your eyes and fall asleep...

By: Mandsi | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Apr 2011

The Jerk At Work

- My job I really don’t mind, It’s the people and the work, Especially the guy next to me, Who personifies the word “jerk.” I wish he would do something, Anything to earn his pay, Instead ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 04 Feb 2011