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The Chocolate Shop

- "What? You don't like chocolate anymore?" he asked them. "No, Saba," Tommy was pulling away. "I still like chocolate. It's just that I don't want to go here." The older man looked inside at the tab...

By: MikeStone | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 18 Mar 2019

Eye See Her Sarcasm

- The good doctor bent over with an oft-practiced, child-welcoming smile. “Good to see you again,” he said to my young daughter, punny obviously intended for both of us. “It’s hard to believe that it’...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 29 Oct 2018

That Radiant Smile

- Teresa and Mabel, twelve and eight, were skating on the concrete driveway and sidewalk wearing brand new roller skates. It was great fun. Father called out the front door to Teresa. She didn't hear ...

By: Survivor | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 18 Sep 2018

Outrageous Road Rage

- Why does someone's crappy driving cause me to froth and seethe like a rabid, discriminating jerk? I think I’ve got an open mind and do try my best to give everyone the benefit of the doubt, but oper...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jul 2018

Another Life Lesson From Dad

- “What’s that now?” I first swallowed then spat, before explaining again. “Trap the pointier edges between your upper and lower front teeth.” “Like this?” "No." I showed her again. "Like this?" ...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 09 Apr 2018

The Garbage Man Returns, But Things Have Changed...

- After my stay at the Salem State Sanitarium, Planetarium, and Hair Care Centre, I returned to a hazy Rump’s Bar - the scene of the infamous crime - and things had changed. Now sporting the stylish r...

By: Ping | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 03 Feb 2018

An Uncle In Need

- I got an invitation the end of last year From Uncle Phill, he said we should come here I must confess the man needed serious help Or one day soon his stomach would melt   My only thought when I ...

By: Kiera | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Aug 2017

Dancing To Ray Charles: ch 01, Two Dancers

- xxx In the spring of ’68, it was the worst of times. Student protests raged from the Sorbonne to Berkeley. Civil rights demonstrations and anti-war rallies were turning violent. Martin Luther King w...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 01 Aug 2017

LousyNick's Guide To Becoming The Ultimate Fighting Champion (Kinda)

- As we get older, we tend to forget a lot of things. How to build the perfect pillow fort, say, or how much fun it can be to climb a tree. Or just how much getting punched can hurt   See, for most of ...

By: LousyNick | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 24 May 2017

I Used The 'D' Word

- Oh no. I said it. Damn him! Why'd he cut me off? Ever heard of a shoulder check, buddy? Good thing I was paying attention... I sure hope they weren't. What should I do?  Remain quiet and ignore t...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2017

My Kids Do Stuff That May Get Me Beat Up Some Day

- * * * This is one of my favorite musings from previous submissions * * * One winter day, when he was three, I carried my son into a local shopping centre. As we approached the entrance, I saw a l...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jan 2017

Chaotic Zoo

- I have the worst luck Things always happen to me Sometimes life really sucks It's not my fault you see A new infection in my jaw After thousands of dollars spent I must be flawed Teeth problem...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 02 Dec 2016

Bad Fruit

- Sweet taste of summer! Juicy fruit Beckons from the bins The siren song of “I’m in season! And low-cal! I’m what you want! You can’t NOT win!” Velvet curve of mounded peach The touch gives me a ...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jul 2016

I'm A Bad Boy

- I’m A Bad Boy Mommy told me to make my bed, But I went outside to play instead. And when she found out, to me she beckoned, And spanked my little bottom, to red I reckoned So what will tomo...

By: Pirate | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Apr 2016

Candy Hearts & Sweet Kisses

- "These things suck!" I turned and looked at the girl who stood beside me and raised an eyebrow in question. She gestured at the garishly decorated gymnasium. "This! It sucks!" She pointed at Jessi...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 15 Feb 2016

Decisive Moments - Chapter 11

- "I don't understand why I have to be there," Teagan whined from where he sat at his desk. Textbooks and note pads surrounded him, along with empty snack bags and soda cans. I crossed my arms over my ...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 0| Added: 03 Feb 2016

Decisive Moments - Chapter 10

- "I really don't think this is one of your better ideas, baby," I told Teagan with some trepidation. I hung back as we approached the restaurant; I was sure it was going to end in a disaster much worse...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 25 Jan 2016

Decisive Moments - Chapter 9

- "Now, what's a pretty girl like you doing in a dump like this?" The question was so corny that I had no choice but to laugh. I looked up from the book I had been reading while eating my dinner to see...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4.5| Added: 10 Sep 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 8

- “I’m sorry, what?” A frustrated sigh met my question and I fought the urge to take my annoyance out on the owner of the said sigh. “For the third time,” Ryan grumbled, “Do you want to see one of...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 26 Aug 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 7

- DECISIVE MOMENTS – CHAPTER 7 “Hey, man! Can I borrow your shaving cream? I’m out.” I turned to see Connor standing at the bottom of the stairs. He was glancing into the kitchen where Teagan was...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 17 Aug 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 6

- Decisive Moments – Chapter 6 When I walked into the kitchen the following morning and saw Connor sitting at the table, I had to fight not to turn around and run. Teagan had left earlier to catch ...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 13 Aug 2015

LousyNick's Guide To Dancing Badly - Or Your Money Back

- Dancing. The very word fills many of us with terror, as we contemplate embarrassing ourselves in front of friends, acquaintances, enemies and total strangers by flailing around like drunken monkeys ...

By: LousyNick | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jul 2015

You Say

- You Say.. You say.. I'm nasty You say.. I'm pointless You say.. I'm worthless You say.. I'm Useless You say.. I'm stupid You say.. I'm a joke You say that.. A Lot I Say I say.. behave bet...

By: Kiera | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 Jul 2015

Lord Bodrum and the Dagger

- As Lord Bodrum drew his dying breath, he reflected on it all: on his miraculous beginnings and privileged childhood, on his undeserved fall from grace in the court jester scandal and subsequent rise ...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jun 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 5 (PG Version)

- I groaned as I woke up, my head pounding and eyes dry and scratchy. I blinked in the dark, disoriented. The clock on the table beside me showed that there were still several hours before morning. I si...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jun 2015

That Moment - The Thank You

- The days leading up to Mother’s Day were miserable. I was about forty months pregnant, or that’s what it seemed like at least. It didn’t help that my ankles were the size of my head and that I ached e...

By: musesinspire | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 May 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 4

- Looking back on things, I can see where I could have handled things at that point a bit better. Blurting out, “Are you shitting me? Who are they for?” probably wasn’t the best route to take. Especiall...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4.7| Added: 26 Feb 2015

That Moment

- I frowned at the scrap of paper that fluttered to the ground as I opened my locker. My locker was immaculate, so there was no reason for paper to fall out. That could only mean one thing. Robert Mun...

By: musesinspire | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 22 Feb 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 2

- I closed my text book with a loud snap and checked the time on my cell phone. I groaned when I saw that I had been studying for almost four hours and still had what felt like a mountain of homework le...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jan 2015

Can I Be Myself Please?

- Is it the same old me? I fear not. Change is good, but for what? Confusion, indecision cloud my thoughts, I just wonder.. Can good be a loss? Pretentious I was before, Given ...

By: azuma | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 17 Jan 2015

Fusion

- FUSION It's plain as day to all who see but never have I ever felt this way. And for me there is a refusal to accept that which will free me but, am I willing to lose ev...

By: scotiaWillow | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 13 Jan 2015

Decisive Moments

- “Are you for real right now?” I heard my best friend Penny ask me from the other side of the room. I stood up and turned to look at her with a frown. “What are you talking about?” I asked as I sh...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 20 Dec 2014

A poet destroyer

- Silver Skimpy Ink, String, A POET DESTROYER's bling, bling Think of me as a human ditty delicious decoration, Something along the line of a sweet tooth temptation Cherry tastes, between the slit...

By: Monique | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Dec 2014

L is for Lazy

- When I was fifteen, I wrote a poem that earned me a spot in a writer’s workshop. I didn’t submit it, a teacher did. I was the youngest person in the workshop. I did not know it at the time but a speci...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 19 Nov 2014

Employees of Walmart

- It wasn’t exactly a festive Saturday evening for Ben and Ellen Garner. He needed to pick up medicine for his wife, who was suffering from a nasty cough, fever, and runny nose. Ben wasn’t feeling so ho...

By: DiVitto | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 15 May 2014

Pivotal Moments - Chapter Three

- I stormed up the stairs, mentally cursing my brother. I glanced behind me at an unexpected noise and fought to hold in a sigh. I really didn’t need this right now. But the dog was sitting at the foot ...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4.4| Added: 19 Mar 2014

Gauges

- ------------------------------------- This work, within its first few lines, contains language or other material which some readers may find offensive. In consideration, Stories Space has hidden the...

By: DeadHeadJim420 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 07 Mar 2014

Pivotal Moments - Chapter Two

- As I stomped down the stairs I muttered under my breath about the stupidity and insensitivity of the male species. My brother was definitely one that made you want to rethink getting involved with a g...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4.6| Added: 07 Mar 2014

Lesson #1: Wear Bug Repellent When Making Out in Parking Lots

- It is no secret that I have tremendously bad luck when it comes to dating and hook ups. I am a 23 year old post-college graduate female who works at a law firm, owns a new car, and lives with roommate...

By: bolinball27 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 14 Jan 2014

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: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Aug 2013

My Day at the Beach

- I went to the ocean the other day. To get in I had to pay. Into the lot I drove; Between the cars I wove. I looked and looked; found the perfect spot. Got out of my car. It sure was hot....

By: frogprince | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 25 Jun 2013

Ursa Major (cont')

- Ursa Major (cont') 7 The enormous gantry of halogen arc lights turned night into day as they splashed their hot, humming radiance across the deck of the rig. High above the platform a gas ...

By: Ratboy | Category: General | Score: 4| Added: 14 Jun 2013

On the Edge of Iniquity

- Staring into to the murky depths of the sea, one can either catch a glimpse of their soul or be lost in their own narcissism. It is within this aqueous body where man makes part of the journey of life...

By: akaMrDecember | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 16 Feb 2013

I Have Some Good News and Some Bad News

- I was unwell last week but... The good news is, I'm feeling better. I had been unable to work in the darkroom for quite some time, but now I can safely say that... The good news is, I finally made ...

By: gypsy | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 16 Jan 2013

Surrender

- Collected 'poems' about one of life's basic needs... Inkling I sort of need to pee Urgency The urge is growing increasingly... urgent Realization No restroom is within...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 05 Jan 2013

Words

- Words Flittered and skittered across the surface of my mind, Had they been caught, pinned down, Written in time I would have had a poem of grace and style, Memorable, perhaps, for its scansion and...

By: gypsy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jul 2011 Audio version available

Them Poker Blues

- Went to a casino the other day, A game of hold 'em I was hopin' to play, Entered the poker room and looked around, Found me a seat and sat right down. As I laid down my chips and started to play, I h...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 29 Nov 2010