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In which I transition

- The transition is almost complete. I can feel it. Soon I'll be adjusted to my new age. It's been a difficult three years. I fought against it. A good fight; but I've run out of weapons. I'm adjusting...

By: Wordpusher715 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 09 Nov 2018

Home

-       Chaos strikes without a warning Decisions made were silently storming Lost house, car, and job in a single morning So I cast my bootstraps on without glee Time to prove I'm still alive, sti...

By: EyeOfTheBeholder | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Oct 2018

On My Mind

- Right on time you're on my mind, it happens every day The love I lost, the pain I feel since you went away   You hid your feelings, so I never knew the things I said were hurting you   Without...

By: 2BorNOT | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Mar 2018

Fade Away

- Have not heard from you again today Another day sadly we lost in this fray One more wasted since you went away Wish it was still our yesterday Do not know Nor can I say We now seem so very far away ...

By: Ping | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jan 2017

Center Stage

- Love comes in many forms, more than meet the eye; Some are quite accepted, while others vilified; But who are we to judge, what we do not know? The feelings of the heart are beyond what we control; ...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Oct 2016

what is it you really need?

- If everyone was able to be free to be themselves, the truly vulnerable; no walls, no masks, no lies, their souls would heal, their bitterness would lessen, their pain of spending years trying to fit s...

By: Finallyatpeace | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 01 Sep 2016

When Love Wins

- Love is love, when love wins. Determined not, by the way one spins! Love is oh... so much deeper than that. It's not about what's under your hat. Love is what you feel in your heart. O...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Aug 2016

For The Best

- I live with the knowledge that things will never be the same again That things can never go back to what they were To what we were On the coldest of nights, when the chill leaks into my soul  I am put...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Aug 2016

After All

- He was never coming back She could accept that now The fights, the love The joy, despair Had seen their final round She let the calm flow over her Unable yet, to miss No mental checks of what h...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jul 2016

You Make Me Happy

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. You make me Happy Though I may not say what Or when Or how deep this love can seep itself Inside my b...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 May 2016

For My Father

- 55. The age of post-midlife crises and doctor visits. Backs cracking, heels tapping, salsa lessons with two left feet. Getting out of bed is a little harder, you slumber a little deeper. So ma...

By: veritas | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Apr 2016

I Have Had Enough

- I had come to the conclusion that when you tell a soul something, that soul will never cease itself from telling another soul what you have just told that one particular, except the information that ...

By: GenlyAryl | Category: Memoirs | Score: 0| Added: 28 Jan 2016

The Dull

- Yesterday, underneath such grey skies, a funeral and one more friend gone Today, too many quiet moments, an unasked for and unwanted lull Within, just beneath the unfeigned calm, lies what many w...

By: Sicarium | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Oct 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

It

- You chased it away But it's back You smothered its breath It just laughed You brought it to sea in a boat But tossed overboard, saw it float You burned it alive but it rose You buried it deep bu...

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

Amber Part 32

- The seconds seem to drag on as Bruce sat there with his mind struggling to understand what he had just been told. The stunning blond sitting next to him had just admitted to forging his signature on L...

By: The_Count | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 24 May 2015

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: 5| Added: 13 Jun 2014

To Love Is ...

- To love is ... To accept someone for their differences, as well as their similarities; To love is ... To hold them in your heart, even when you can't hold them in your arms; To love is ... To...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jun 2014

True Worth

- It was a small pueblo in the Sonoran Desert. Juliana and Desiderio lived there. They were both artisans. They had apprenticed with the great jeweler and artist Gabriel. Everyone in northern Mexico kne...

By: Survivor | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 13 May 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

All Right

- It would be nothing less than a lie to deny that I am missing you. But my heart is all right. You are so far from me. Yet your very essence is ever present. Still, my heart is all right. Flash...

By: AltaBrwnSgr | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Apr 2014

You will never be good enough

- Your heart isn't big enough Your soul pure enough To ever make me believe That you are good enough You can look like a model Smell like a fantasy Speak words of poetry But you will never be good eno...

By: Finallyatpeace | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Mar 2014

Visions of leopard print pillows

- You filled my ears with lies You played such a game It shouldn't have been a surprise  I am to blame I fell for it  Hook line and sinker  Believed it all  What was I thinking You became my be...

By: Finallyatpeace | Category: Poetry | Score: 3| Added: 14 Feb 2014

I placed his hand in hers

- She's like a mirage  A beautiful paradise  Full of grace and beauty  And a heart so wise I loved him  And he loved me But it wasn't enough Not meant to be With my soul mate  Is my place in life T...

By: Finallyatpeace | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Feb 2014

Shades of blue

- Cool shades of blue I see you Cerulean Cobalt Sapphire Indigo Cool shades of blue Blue sky on a summers day A reflection of a sunset sea A pounding surf at dawn washing over me A su...

By: ravenpearl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Dec 2013

A Promise Of Destiny

- ''Deliver the message, become famous, make a movie , then push your philosophy...'' Married Man A time then came When doubt forged a name Alone at the desk, I blankly stare at this mess A vision so...

By: burnt7 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 27 Aug 2013

No Regrets

- Once, back in the ancient days of the 1970s, I was living, and sometimes going to the university, in Columbia, Missouri. I lived there for many years, going to school of and on. After 24 years I got m...

By: Survivor | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 19 Jul 2013

The Goddess Divine

- The past remains the past, The present must be faced. The future comes at last, Don't let us judge in haste. Forgiveness is the rule, A new life must begin. Thus though the hurts were cruel For...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Apr 2013

Parental Mistakes

- Parental Mistakes My Mother was called Miriam, but mostly just “Mim,” I didn't know my real Dad, knew nothing, about him. Ma had a fancy, upon a mad whim, I was the result of their passion...

By: bri54 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 21 Apr 2013

CK's Thoughts

- It amazes me that we all seem to be looking for the same things in our lives. To be accepted by others for who and what we are. Yet I read some of the work and the comments here. Things that ri...

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 18 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: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Apr 2013

Who Do You Think You Are?

- This rant only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Who do you think you are? Some deity, who can do as they wish, and have people sacrifice upon their p...

By: Daisy | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 31 Mar 2013

Love's Transition

- I felt numb. I needed clean clothes and a shower. I felt.... dirty. I needed to stop seeing Billy entwined with that woman as though their two bodies were one. The harder I tried not to think about ...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 10 Mar 2013

Buzzing Bee Finds Friendship

- Buzzing Bee was sad and glum Because she did not have a chum. Without a single friend to play, How lonely she was every day. “Everyone’s afraid of me,” Cried the little buzzing bee. “It is my...

By: Alys | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Feb 2013

An Admission to Magnificent Rascal

- A recent poem that I submitted was rejected by an editor here. It was a piece about hope, struggle, love, tenderness, and overcoming fear. It dealt with the hardship of sacrifice and the heavenly joy ...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jan 2013

How I see me

- It is said that we live in a free society. I question that and wonder if we are truly free, why has society attached so many strings, saying to us, you can belong if you do this or that, or feel th...

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 29 Oct 2012

Hand in Hand

- Walking hand in hand you and me Forgiveness given the only key Allowing love into our heart Gives us both a brand new start Things from our past cast away Today can be a brand new day Trusting o...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 16 Oct 2012

All Alone

- I notice you standing on the corner, looking lost. As I make my way over to you, I notice your sparkling blue eyes on the verge of tears.  "Are you okay?" You look at me, and the tears escape. ...

By: Noraj | Category: Drama | Score: 4.8| Added: 30 Sep 2012

Perfect Man

- A perfect man I am not, hell, I don't know if I really want to be. Hearts have been bruised, whilst in dark festivities I revel. Mostly I have had good times, but occasionally filled with strife. Gr...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 11 Sep 2012

How I See You

- Prologue: With permission, my response to a poem written by a friend to all here on Stories Space. This Is Me: by wildrose_girl. My hairs too long, my body too short. You have what was given you, ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Aug 2012

Covers

- Sometime showing glitz and glamour, the cover of a book deceives. When opened and read, the words show no sparkle, or sex appeal. Judging a book by its cover alone, does not let you see what ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jul 2012

An Ode to a Sad Existence

- I wished I was a flower underneath a great big tree, But then a dog would come along and shower me with wee. I wished I was a chestnut tree with lots of lovely conkers, But kids would come and nick my...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 May 2012

From Morning Songs: Accidents

-   Many great ideas are accidents-- so are melodies and first lines of poems and how about the dreams you bump into in the middle of the night that wake you with what you need to know. Sometime...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 May 2012

Can I Just Make Love to You in My Mind?

- Two hours. Too fast. From the first embrace “hello” to the last kiss “goodbye.” There is just not enough time. Still an eternity with you would not be long enough. You were born 20 years too late...

By: Sandrine | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Apr 2012

From Morning Songs: Doing What I Do

- I sit here every dawn because I do, and I keep the fire going because I want the warmth. I eat a piece of toast because I’m hungry and look up at the morning star because it’s there. I listen t...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Mar 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: 4.8| Added: 05 Feb 2012