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An Echo in the Shell

- Traveling in a formation three AWACS aircraft passed overhead. Flying westerly towards home base. All volunteers. All part of a team. How does a loner fit into a team. He was always alone. Friendl...

By: Survivor | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 18 May 2019

A Choice

- I know what it means to stand alone, to be of the faceless and unknown, one of the unwanted and unloved, the condemned and shunned   To stand on the precipice of your own demise, with nothing t...

By: Sicarium | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Nov 2017

City Lights

- A warm and muggy night, a frenzied city in respite, the clouds overhead shine, from all the city lights Concrete blocks stacked to the sky, reaching to the clouds up high, within a city of millions,...

By: Sicarium | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 16 Aug 2017

Torment

- This strange feeling inside It's so hard to explain Turmoil and torment Making my head spin Despite my compassion and honesty Trying hard to make others feel good about themselves I often retreat to...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Apr 2017

The Darkness

- Time passes like it always does. But, this time here is different. This time I am alone. Alone, I have never been this alone before. It is not that sense of loneliness one gets when surrounded by peo...

By: BBaker | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 21 Feb 2017

Silence!

- The silence is what I hear every day Unbroken sounds of whispers being heard from a distance Voices of those I long to hear, yet are always so far away A sound, a smash, or even a hello from a strang...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Feb 2017

Sherry's Magical Christmas

- It was nearly midnight on Christmas Eve, and Sherry was slumped in a chair in the sitting room of her small cottage, lit only by the embers of the dying fire. She was feeling totally out of sorts, fac...

By: Kavyansh | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 11 Dec 2016

Determined

- The wind howls And wraps around her heart It creeps and it prowls As it tears her apart She floats between reality and fantasy alike Her dreams are now just falling apart She clutches them tigh...

By: SassyBunny | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Nov 2016

The Nurses. Chapter 34

- Mediterranean, March 1st, 1941. The little grey life raft bobbed up and down on the gentle swell. A tiny speck on the surface of the huge, blue ocean. Maria looked down at the recumbent form ...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 07 Nov 2016

Restless Sleep

- What can I do to make you stay? Don't leave me alone on this awful day; I fight back the tears as they start to flow; 'cause no matter what, you're still going to go; Alone once again and n...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Oct 2016

Now in the Winter of my Life

- Now in the winter of my life  I look back over our years together  We have raised our children to adulthood  We learned to communicate without words  A glance, a smile, a wink and holding hands  ...

By: rosesrred | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Oct 2016

Desolate

- I am so tired Of trying Of crying Of trying I can't anymore No fighting No righting No fighting Why the struggle I give up Can't do it I give

By: adi_me | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 10 Oct 2016

Internal thoughts of a woman alone

- She was plain as paper. There was something very nondescript about her. The darkish, straight brows, the blue eyes that were just that - blue. Not a special blue, or a sparkling blue. They were neithe...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 Aug 2016

The Nurses. Chapter 27

- Berlin. January 1st, 1941. Katarina was looking forward very much to seeing her parents again, and it seemed so long ago since she had left home. There was something, though which had taken t...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 08 Aug 2016

The Sound Of Winter

- The coldness stretches out, touching all corners Bare trees, bare everything The air is crisp and chilly, seeping in through the gaps You disappear in the silence Winter’s arms outstretched around you...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 18 Jul 2016

Go Going Gone

- I hurt in so many different ways Too many to ever speak of At times, the pain is too much But I smile with tears in my eyes And never say a word I want to scream and stomp my foot I feel my he...

By: maryruth | Category: Musings | Score: 0| Added: 28 Apr 2016

Invisible

- Lucy was a house-elf. Every day she dusted, scrubbed and polished to keep her home spotless. On Saturdays, Lucy’s family went out but, even so, Lucy never shirked. She cleaned her adored family’s ...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 05 Mar 2016

The Price of Walls

- Once loving words turn hateful Warmth succumbs to frigid frost The greatest joy becomes dull While tomorrow's hope is lost This has been the life I know A truth always and constant And so my def...

By: Sicarium | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jan 2016

More Than Just A Kiss: pt 10, Turning A Page

- Outside, a scattering of forlorn leaves clung to the dark, wet limbs of trees bordering the deserted playground and half-empty parking lot behind the red brick apartment building. Cold, misty rain and...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 14 Dec 2015

Me, My Music, and My Gun

- In the city late at night, Just me, my music, and my gun. A light drizzle through the haze, Orange light posts shine along the street, Illuminating millions of droplets in the halos. Hard cruel and da...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Nov 2015

Voice of Insanity

- You believe me if I told you a story, Of a girl who was so lonely, She would break her own heart To keep from falling in love. You might think this strange, Maybe she is deranged, Purposely...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 08 Oct 2015

Loneliness

- A crowded room But all my myself No one to count on Being scared to trust The tears start to flow Pretending again Not letting others see The real me The things that once were Are not anym...

By: maryruth | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Aug 2015

Somewhere in Between

- Somewhere in between, the useless child I was defined to be, and the man I hope to someday become, lies a path I can barely see or understand Somewhere in between, the liberation and joy at being tol...

By: Sicarium | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Aug 2015

Broken...

- Standing on the edge... The brink of nothingness.... Alone... Empty... Hopeless... Unloved... Broken... Shattered... Piece by piece... Floating away... One anguished memory after ano...

By: sinful | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 04 Aug 2015

Hiding

- As I sit at the table and drink the hot coffee My lips feel the burn The heat going down my throat Brings tears to my eyes I let the tears flow freely Smiling I seem to feel the heat goi...

By: maryruth | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 08 May 2015

Shattered

- My heart has been shattered, Into a million pieces, Ripped opened, My tender love, Spilling out. Unwanted. Pushed away. Leaving me alone, Confused, And feeling stupid, For believing ...

By: Chrissy123 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Apr 2015

Limited Escape From Reality

- My mind is racing, With every word my brain spews on the page I feel part of my sanity come back. Part of my pain is lifted, Part of my heart mends itself, But only for a moment, Because o...

By: insomniac_00 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Mar 2015

From underneath

- I'm under the bed. An old shirt in hand. The scent welcoming and strong. I close my eyes. Block out the lies. Pretending nothing is wrong. The shirt dries my tears, That nobody hears. Wishing once a...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Mar 2015

When we are Alone

- When we speak alone, we are free to say anything. We say things we normally would not and we dream up perfect scenarios where we always win. When we are alone, we are our own champions. We are...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jan 2015

The many lives of Casey L. Miller

- Personal note to the readers, this story is not for the weak of heart to read for the content of this story. By choosing to read it, you agree that you are over eighteen and mature enough to handle t...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Crime | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jan 2015

Smokey

- You showed up near the barn today. Pretty cat, a coat of smoky grey. I spoke, you jumped in fright. Instantly leaping, taking flight. Whoa, relax, no need to run away. Pretty cat, a coat of smoky...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Dec 2014

When the puppet master dies

- What happens when the puppet master dies? When there is no one else to pick up the strings. What becomes of us dear puppets? Now that nobody wants to play. As dust gathers upon our still frames, As te...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Nov 2014

Orphans (Intro and scene 1, act 1)

- Henry O'Connor: An orphan abandoned by his father Alexander O'Connor at Oakenhill's orphanage. He is paralyzed in his legs and deathly ill will cancer. He is best friends with Mickey and Lucy two othe...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Plays | Score: 4.9| Added: 03 Nov 2014

Alone

- The morning sun shone brightly through the stained glass windows. Gentle, calming and warm the rays of light shown beautifully over the wooden casket. It let everyone know everything would be all righ...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: General | Score: 4.9| Added: 30 Oct 2014

A Dent in Our Bed

- It’s two in the morning A nightmare in my head. I reach across for comfort And find a dent in our bed. Where are you tonight? Why can’t I hold your hand? Are you in another town, city, Another state...

By: NymphWriter | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 19 Oct 2014

One of two

- Why didn't you tell me? Not show me the truth  Why couldn't you say,  That I was one of two I thought I was the only one The one you so adored But now from what I see  I am one of two It...

By: lilkittencali | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Sep 2014

The Need

- I’m alone I’m vulnerable I’m weak I envy I suck at things I feel sick I miss something I just don’t know what’s happening to me Fuck … I feel like a slave right now Craving for love,...

By: GreyHound | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 16 Sep 2014

Questions from above

- The reflection in the mirror is that of a broken women with a tear stained face. Messy hair and dark rings around her tired eyes. Someone in her mind No one would miss. In her mind she feels i...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 01 Sep 2014

Nothing.....

- They day is gone with nothing left. My heart is broken with emptiness. How to cope when left all alone. Shattered pieces hither and yon. What's the point with everything gone. You get the me...

By: sinful | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 25 Aug 2014

North Snow

- “I knew this was a crazy idea,” Crow grumbled to himself, clinging to his shoulders with his frozen fingers through his dark red jacket. He shivered a bit, shaking his head to shake off the shiver and...

By: nostalgicelle | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jul 2014

Rain

- Can we walk together in the rain; Can you love me once again; Tell me what it is that I did wrong; Was it loving you all along? I believe you lied from the start;  That I was never de...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jul 2014

Alone

- I don’t know why I am feeling this way all I know is it isn’t good I feel like running a knife over my wrist Or mixing some medicine with alcohol Maybe even jumping out of a window I kno...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jun 2014

Icarus

- Bright speck, cast against the backdrop of blue. Ascending, unconcerned of the drop that would drench all. Escaped from the cankers of life, Suspended, An updraft of support. Wax pain, Tears, Be...

By: Dianna | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jun 2014

Pain

- Pain, pain go away, allow my heart to mend someday; So much hurt, so many tears, no way to stop my growing fears; All alone ~ no one to share this awful load, so hard to bear; The ...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jun 2014

Dreaming alone

- A vivid flash of color. Feelings that must be real. Living a life like no other In a false memory. See things and hear things, Things that speak of madness. Know things and hope for things, Thi...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Apr 2014

Satan's Masque

- Once more a darkening view recaptures mentality's gaze. Bringing jumbled recollections, variegated images of the past. Jaded memories parade and flit, through a misty greying haze. Resolutions...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Apr 2014

Have a little faith

- With seven days to go To an event that may change my life forever. My mood is getting steadily worse.  So much darker and hopeless, Feeling so scared and alone not sure of what I might d...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Mar 2014

Thoughts for my Sister

- Is it wrong of me to feel slightly envious? I know I shouldn't, it's really not anyone's fault. You're over there and I am here, But you got out before I had a chance. I saw it proven, peopl...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Mar 2014

My Two (True) Friends

- I cried when you left me I cried when people around hated me I cried when I didn't have any shoulders to lean on I still cry when I think about those stuff It seems crying and loneliness have ...

By: GreyHound | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2014

Have you ever?

- Have you ever been so scared That all logic and rational thinking Just goes out the window. You feel the best and only way to protect and keep those you love the most safe, Is to push them away ...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Feb 2014

Madison

- “Would you like me to leave?” she asks, face turned towards mine, eyes hidden underneath a pair of Dolce & Gabbana sunglasses like she’s afraid of seeing what’s really out there. Some days I wonder if...

By: Fading | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 12 Feb 2014

Alone in the Wild

- God, why am I feeling so alone? I hate being alone! I feel so terrible by myself Whenever I see a woman, it was you in front of my eyes With those constant staring, raising eyebrows, and a bea...

By: GreyHound | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Feb 2014

Secrets of a December Night

- The most vivid memory I can recall from all of my years as a truck driver was one lonely December morning, all alone on the outback – well, that's what I called it anyhow – with the wind whistling thr...

By: Fading | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 08 Dec 2013

A Different Kind Of Pain 2

- Shadows fall over my face, I now walk all alone, You were all that I had left, You left me on my own, I will keep on fighting now, Till I take my last breath, I'm walking through the valley, Of the sh...

By: Poetic_Justice | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 07 Dec 2013

Even the Shadows Have Names

- ain’t any good at being human too many rough edges  that were never shaved off it’s as if the gentle hands that made me quit before they were finished leaving a square where a circle should lie ...

By: Fading | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 31 Oct 2013

The Unbearable and Inescapable Weight

- There are times when I feel dreadfully alone. My heart aches and feels as if its lonely beating will pound right through my chest. Like it will tear through my fatigued body. Panic attacks occ...

By: Ididntdoit | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Oct 2013

Alone

- I’m alone and I yearn for you, I’m alone and I burn for you, I’m alone and I cry for you, I’m alone and I scream for you, I’m alone and I crave for you. When I’m alone I feel out of con...

By: Poppet | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jul 2013 Audio version available

The Face Behind The Net Curtain

- Behind her faded net curtains, she indulges herself by watching her neighbors pass by. The lineaments of her face are partially hidden. She stands in her "slightly untidy" living room, which affords h...

By: candle_in_the_wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jun 2013

Don't Scream

- She rides down the street on her bike, an average pace set to get to the Bed & Breakfast by nine, but not too fast to wear herself out too much. This was, after all, her last mile of twenty-five that ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 19 Mar 2013

The End Of Things

- Their happiness taunts me, the cruelest of jokes If only they knew how I felt. My heart in pieces, just a shell of a man Cursing God, for the cards that were dealt. May your heart be broken a thousan...

By: Liz | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 07 Mar 2013

Window of the Soul

- At an earlier age Charles learned to be quiet. He took up chopping wood and listened to the wind as it passed through the trees. People did not understand his life and the lonely cabin in the woods he...

By: DionisioManz | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.8| Added: 25 Feb 2013

Jealous Rage

- Jealousy can set one into a blinding rage. Darkness all that awaits within this cage. Holding our breath till nearly passing out. Forehead turning purple, filled with doubt. Wanting something t...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 15 Jan 2013

Fall Softly Off The Face of Tomorrow

-  I have no feelings, Lost A hollow sense of self. I want what I cannot have and Yearn for all that is beyond my reach. I want to wake up gone, Adrift in heaven Away from a world that hu...

By: LittleSister_ | Category: Poetry | Score: 2.6| Added: 07 Jan 2013

Lost Love

- Where do you go when love dies What do you do when your heart cries Where do you turn when there’s no one there The nights are lonely with no one to hold Days seem longer and so very cold Who do you ...

By: wildrose_girl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 01 Dec 2012

Alone

- Alone born at night will die at night family around you friends surround you laughing smiling walking thru life alone love comes and flees angel stops for thee darkest part of the night li...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 06 Nov 2012

The Stray

- The Stray born at night throw away from first heart beat where is your brother or sister from alley to door step you slink heart cold never knowing love tenderness a smile to keep head held lo...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 26 Oct 2012

Abandoned

- A house on rocky shores it was, A broken-hearted place; Stone walls etched with memories, That time cannot erase. Where once there was a glowing hearth Of warmth and billowing smoke...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 12 Aug 2012

Alone

- Alone! I cry I'm so alone Surrounded by family Surrounded by friends Yet so alone Thoughts in my head A swirling mess Darkness comes Daylight goes Alone I cry I pray to God He seems not n...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jun 2012

Or so it seems

- I was a part of them and yet I wasn't A friend, a convenience, an occasional invited guest Or so it seems A part of the world I'm surveying From far above it, in space Swimming through the embryonic...

By: OHT | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 18 May 2012

Invisible

- I feel distant, More non-existent, As if I don't belong, As if it's all wrong. I'm transparent as a ghost, I stand by, As those I love the most, Just carry on, ignoring, The don't hear me, imploring....

By: unicorn92 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 04 Nov 2011

Invisible Girl

- I’m the girl nobody knows, Can you tell? If I disappeared, could you tell? I feel as though I’m dead sometimes, As if nobody cares about me. I may be just one simple girl, But I could change someone’s...

By: catgirl1992 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 14 Oct 2010 Audio version available