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For her..

- For her.. Its already been one hell of a year Filled with lost friendships and finances Broken promises And a family that just don’t care. For her… She sits alone by the phone Waiting for an i...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Mar 2018

Waiting for Irma~Still

- ***These are random thoughts I have while waiting for Hurricane Irma. At the time of these writings Irma's projected path shows her coming straight for me! I don't know what to do while I wait so I j...

By: adi_me | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 10 Sep 2017

Anxiety

- Thoughts fly through my head,   a million plus one  because a million simply won't do.  Pain, and heartache  the mistakes I made yesterday  a year ago, and the year before that.   Emotions become j...

By: LovelyTiff | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jul 2017

Stuck

- I move my feet They will not obey I'm stuck right here Where I will stay I make honest strides To leave this place No one sees I try, It makes my heart ache There's a block in my mind Or somewhere ...

By: AmethystCrow | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 03 May 2017

Another Day, Another Panic Attack

- I was awake at 4am (after dreaming of panicking), worrying about going to Painsburys for 7am (when it tends to be quiet), when it occurred to me that Stressco might already be open! It was, and so I ...

By: Daisy | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jan 2017

Anxiety Girl!

- Someone, somewhere, asked, "What is anxiety to you?" These were my thoughts. To me, a small snapshot of anxiety is... Catastrophising. Conflict. Crisis. Delusion. Doubt. Fear. Insecurity. Overthinkin...

By: sweetangel | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 12 Dec 2016

Night Child

- Searching in the low light, Twisting on the needles, Head spinning, Tongue swelling, Hands trembling, Heart aching, Eyes all grainy sleepy and I cannot drift away. Memories melting in the shadowed Cy...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Nov 2016

Untitled

- I open my eyes to the harsh sunlight, proudly beaming through my window It doesn't cleanse away the dread or mundane sorrow Pushing greasy hair away from my face Walk out the door, down the steps, ...

By: SilverJaye | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 0| Added: 22 Oct 2016

Ebb & Flow

- The night continues to fall and I become one with the shadows.  Struggling to stay afloat, I am stranded in this unrelenting flow waiting for an ebb that never comes. This tide is not turning. A da...

By: sweetangel | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Sep 2016

Lie To Me

- Come here, please. I need you. I’m miserable and I am having a very hard time finding reasons to stay here. I feel lost, like I’m drifting. You promised you would never lie to me. You know how I f...

By: TooShy678 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jul 2016

Mama Didn’t Show Me How to Cope - Chapter 1

- I had about five minutes to think this over. Picture this: I’m sitting in the bathroom taking a dump, I have a case of diarrhea and stomach cramping due to having a stomach infection that occurred rig...

By: marigolds | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jun 2016

Mama Didn’t Show Me How to Cope

- I. Depression /dəˈpreSH(ə)n/ noun A mental condition characterized by feelings of severe despondency and dejection, typically also with feelings of inadequacy and guilt, often accompanied by...

By: marigolds | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jun 2016

Best Friend

- When my world is darker than I can understand. When my sky turns gray with no light in sight. When nothing turns out the way, I've planned. When I can’t sleep at all, through the lonely night. I tu...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 May 2016

Death by Disorders

- "Help is on the way... but it never came!" - Help Is On The Way by Rise Against.     It began as a trickle, a wee stream, but it's growing now the river  looks more like a lake and the lake...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Mar 2016

I Need A Vacation (From Myself)

- "2am and I'm still awake, writing a song. If I get it all down on paper it's no longer inside of me, threatening the life it belongs to." -Anna Nalick, Just Breathe. They say I'm out of my he...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jan 2016

Charlotte's finger

- They sidestepped down the aisle of row C. She began to think of space invaders and the two-tone beat of the music. She smiled as she caught the sound of Christmas music, and a loop of chattering peop...

By: LloydOxton | Category: Horror | Score: 4.8| Added: 01 Jan 2016

Gearing Up for the Holidays

- I always forget how cold it gets When we enter into December I’m freezing you can bet Missing the heat in September Now we enter into enjoying fires Sipping cocoa with whipped cream Snuggling i...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 07 Dec 2015

I Cried Again Today

- I cried again today I do most days as I awake Questioning why I stay Tethered unhappily to life Tears and panic set in I struggle and thrash about Trying to quiet my mind I listen to the...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Dec 2015

Wall-mart

- "Mayday! Mayday! The ship is slowly sinking They think I'm crazy but they don't know the feeling ." -My Demons, Starset. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and I don't know if I can do it. I work...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 26 Nov 2015

Programmed Response/Patterns

- "Hello! How are you?" She says it enthusiastically, speaking to the customer placing their items on the belt, smiling a friendly smile and trying desperately to focus only on that one person and not...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 12 Nov 2015

I Hate Phones (And Other Crap)

- We're reading To Kill A Mockingbird in class and I've been called on to read and while I can read it aloud perfectly fine all by myself in my room, I bite my lip. I pause and I swallow a couple time...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 10 Oct 2015

A Swarm of Bees

- This musing only available on Stories Space. if you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. "Pull yourself together!" "Mind over matter..." "Don't be so ridiculous." "Get a grip." "Just c...

By: Daisy | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 28 Aug 2015

Why would I?

- Betsy stood, hands linked at her waist. Agitated, her right thumb rubbed back and forth over her left thumb. “Hi sweetheart,” I said, advancing for my welcome home kiss. “Please, don’t shout at...

By: JWren | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jun 2015

Panic!

- Icy flash! Awake at night! Jolt shoots through my being! Numbness travels up my arms - And as I lose my feeling - Heart thumps fast at such a pace, It seems to want to flee me - High pitched shriek  ...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Apr 2015

Walking On A Wire

- She climbs up the ladder, lands at the tight rope, her trick of choice. She will attempt to walk it, straight across, without leaning either way. She is fine until halfway through, then her f...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Mar 2015

Llywellya

- "Because of you I try my hardest just to forget everything, Because of you I don't know how to let anyone else in, Because of you I'm ashamed of my life because it's empty, Because of you..." She o...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 31 Dec 2014

Aria: Every Single Day

- I have things to do, people to talk to, places to call in order to live my life. My mom reminds me of this every single day. So does my dad, though in a more harsh and sarcastic manner. I need to call...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 30 Dec 2014

Depression

- It's like the world is crashing around me I'm drowning and suffocating under my own breath Like reaching for a branch that isn't there Only to be plunged back under the water Swirling aroun...

By: catgirl1992 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Oct 2014

That Little Ship

- This is the second attempt on a collaboration I participated in on Anxiety / Release. This one didn't make the cut, but I am posting all the poems I wrote as part of the journey. It was dark times in...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Apr 2014

Thanks for the Ride

- I wrote this piece as the first effort in a collaboration between myself and an artist. The theme was Anxiety / Release. They said I was wrong in the head, a case study for the shrinks. Neuroti...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Apr 2014

Home Is Where the Heart Is - Part Three

- A father toiling beneath a sky of gruesome darkness  Merciless sun on his back, a storm in his heart.  A mother burying her child with dignified acquiescence,  Body too beat-dow...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jul 2013

Home Is Where the Heart Is - Part One

- Her life of comfort seemed fair exchange  For penance served in a far off land  Neither heat nor hunger could beat her down  Spirit growing with every challenge met.  ...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Drama | Score: 2.9| Added: 05 Jun 2013

Silence

- Tap your toe, Pick at your jeans, Play around-  forums, Text random people, Hum random tunes, Bite your lip, Play with the keyboard- trying to think of what to write- you want to,  ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 17 May 2013

Missy- Anxiety

- She sits in the chair, picks at her nails-  oops!  Now she's bleeding,  suck on it,  clean up the blood- twists her hands together  around themselves.  Her leg bounces,  as if it has...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Apr 2013

I Hear Sirens! - Lots and Lots of Sirens!

- I Hear Sirens – Lots and Lots of Sirens It’s 4 a.m. on Monday morning, June 25 th , 2012, and I am awake. Wide awake – and I don’t like it. Not being an early morning person, everyone in this h...

By: BonnieGK | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 30 Sep 2012

Satan and She

- INTRO : Falling for the fallen angel and at his mercy was she... I love you she said And that is your blessing and your cause for remorse Cause I know who you exactly are Satan And care for ...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Apr 2012

Paranoia Call and Response

- You wake up and you aren't happy to be in the same place...the same 50 inch room with the same beds and the same damn windows and the same fucking hard, wooden floor. And you're sick of all those voic...

By: Patrick | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 27 May 2011