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My Walk

- I love going for walks in my hometown. It’s a very small town, but its natural beauty is unbelievable. Words cannot do it justice. There is one particular nature trail that I do enjoy taking whenever...

By: Ruby_Skye | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 09 May 2018

Roses are Red

- Kate stumbled down the neatly raked path, her glasses steamed up with the heat of raw emotion and half-blinded by tears. She trusted she would find her way to her favourite spot in the Walled Garden...

By: curvygalore | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 09 May 2018

Kiss from a rose

- A kiss from a rose, On a beautiful sunset night As the sun casts down, It’s golden rays of light. Upon the cotton candy clouds, Turning them bright red; fire red As they dip into the sea, Disappeari...

By: Farmerroger | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Apr 2018

The Cabin in the Mist

- Upon the dewy vale alights The misty morning shroud A rustic shack upon the heights Is cloaked within the cloud   I take a breath to view the sight And pause my weary climb While o'er my head ...

By: LaJumelleMauvaise | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Aug 2017

Beauty is Pain

- "Beauty is pain"   Or at least that's what we were taught to believe.    So we get up and work on the painting that is our faces.    We don't sleep enough, but that's okay. That's what's conc...

By: Living_A_Horror | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jul 2017

Amazon Rainforest

- In Northwestern Brazil Columbia and Peru Is the Amazon rainforest I kid you not, it's true Millions of kilometres Of trees that reach the skies Countless rivers running through it You won't believe ...

By: Kiera | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Feb 2017

The Light of Love

- At last the light of this bright truth has shone On my dull and uncomprehending mind, That for my sake you have all else forgone, For without thought and ne'er a glance behind You gave your he...

By: KindOfHeart | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Oct 2016 Audio version available

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

The Accolade

- I stand and stare, studying her sheer beauty, her sweet face concentrating and full of love framed by the golden strands of long red hair that flow far down her back. Her white dress, inlaid with g...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 26 Jun 2016

Such Beauty

- Beauty makes me feel,  Makes anyone feel who is human, Who actually feels as a human, Makes us feel. Music makes me feel, Makes anyone feel who is human, Who actually feels as a human, Makes us ...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 20 Apr 2016

Xi Shi's Ghost

- Two thousand years ago There was a woman of exceptional beauty, So exceptional, the legend goes, That whenever she looked At her reflection in a pond, The fish would forget how to swim, A...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 3| Added: 18 Apr 2016

Dreams of the Tang Dynasty #15

- We boil spring water to make tea, Sitting on a grassy knoll above the water. The waterfall continues as it has always done, Ten thousand years with little change. How many lovers have sat as we have,...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 13 Apr 2016

Take Me Back To Nashville

- A warm spring night under the skyscrapers I stand under a blossoming tree Each flower burning and sparkling in orange light As a street lamp burns From within its tangled branches. The beautiful ...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 12 Apr 2016

Love at First Sight

- I stopped on the walk  Frozen right where I stood Before me I saw a beauty A one of kind treasure The one and only you Your ever changing eyes  Sparkle green, grey, and blue Your dazzli...

By: BBaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Apr 2016

The Blood of My Ancestors

- Wanderer's blood coursed through my ancestors' veins, Boiling under wind-stretched sails off Africa’s coast, Thousands of miles from their European homes. Their blood stirred at the vast myster...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 15 Feb 2016

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: 4.9| Added: 26 Nov 2015

For Yu Xuan Ji

- All I have is her words All I have is remnants of her soul One thousand years later Cutting me deep With the awareness of her existence. How can a man desire a woman From an entirely different ...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 23 Nov 2015

It's Too Late to Say I'm Sorry

- It was all my fault, really. I did this to myself, I let people control me. I listened to the hungry barks of men and the curling breaths of the hounds around me and let the big bad wolf get to me. ...

By: palela | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 15 Nov 2015

Amphetamines

- Pop an amphetamine and follow the traces I'm awake for days in this drowning world always Boiling beneath the surfaces Of hard cruel faces. They tell me I'm an asshole For calling shit - shitty But y...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 14 Nov 2015

The Glance

- Our eyes meet. Her beauty is painful to behold.  Her look is an explosion of ice in my chest. Unearthly beauty? No... Surreal, Unobtainable, Inexorably transient. Look but don't touch, don't...

By: Maximus | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 13 Sep 2015

All For Beauty

- I came so far for Beauty  And she took me down many roads  Confident and Proud, up on the high; Broken and Humbled, down in the low  I traveled so far for Beauty,  Found myself a long way from home  ...

By: WorldNative | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 01 Jul 2015

House of Stained Glass

- In nightly dreams, I find myself outside a house Made entirely of stained glass windows, a vision of such beauty, the play of light and colors that mesmerize Contrasting hues that fit together...

By: Sicarium | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jun 2015

The Garden

- “Your father loves you.” My mother spoke for him, but he didn’t look up from his work, nor smiled. I never could understand what he was doing after dinner when occupied at the kitchen table in the eve...

By: burtonbeerman | Category: General | Score: 4.2| Added: 13 May 2015

For Bird

- All I am to you Is flattery. All I am Is words. A shiny mirror Which shouts

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 08 May 2015

About a flower

- Witch's thimbles, Dead man's bells Sound like words from ancient spells Bloody fingers, Lady's glove Witches tend to like the stuff Fairy fingers, Fairy caps Things from fairytales perhaps ...

By: paulus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 21 Feb 2015

Windows To Her Soul

- Dedicated to all of the women who have and still do share their beauty with me. Grandmothers, Mothers, Wives, Daughters, Granddaughters, Friends. Those eyes, Her eyes. The windows to her soul. ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 Feb 2015

Life

- No one can reject the human nature, that makes one feel good in living; without which, life is all in vain. Enjoy every moment given, feed every desire, every dream, every deviant thought, be cur...

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 23 Jan 2015

Blood And Rose

- One is given for the glory of cause, And other a promise to keep the vows One is presented for faith and honour, To prove loyalty to them one owes The other a symbol of peace and affection, ...

By: AshTrayFiasco | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jan 2015

Natures' Sculpture

- An image captured, Droplets enraptured, Within a crystal glimmer. Refracted lights shimmer, Holding for just a moment, Much more than a quotient. Creatures encapsulated, Not moving nor animated...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 19 Jan 2015

Darkness

- Dead silence ringing in my ears Alone outside in the dark of night A coyote's howl from nowhere appears My mind not filled with any fright Then a call from an owl I hear Awaiting arrival of ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 12 Jan 2015

Winter's Warmth

- Snow cascades from the trees. Avalanches flowing down their trunks, gathering at the base like waterfalls. Are they breathing in the soft afternoon breeze, or are they shivering from winter's col...

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jan 2015

Together

- Another day has come to life. The sun has risen into the sky. Do you feel the joy in the air? Do you see the beauty? There are angels in our lives. There are people we fail to recognize. ...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 May 2014

The Hair Extension

- Maura and Wendi were best friends. One could say they were best friends because no one else wanted to be friends with them. They were both rather depressing and morose girls in their early twenties ...

By: Calindra | Category: General | Score: 4.8| Added: 16 Mar 2014

Windows

- I sit here looking at my screen, chatting with friends, tweeting and reading email. I look up and see the setting sun beaming through into my life. I look out the window and watch the setting sun sin...

By: frogprince | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 19 Jan 2014

ICE

-  Today, the pond is stiff with ice and when I tossed a stone and saw it slide, not sink, I watched it sitting on the frozen surface and took a breath of the chilly air, surprised at how what...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Nov 2013

Trickery

- Broken mirrors cast reflections. Outwardly between their cracks. Rainbows, pure light refractions. Upon the wall, bright color stacks. Perfection created from imperfections. Gleaming sple...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Nov 2013

Two Ducks

- Two ducks swim by my window, and I wonder do they love each other, or even know that love exists, and I wonder what it is that keeps their feathered lives so bound that every day they...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Nov 2013

4:15 AM

- It’s dark here on the pond. For some, it’s the middle of the night, but here in these quiet hours before the light of another day, I take my pen and find these words that come to me...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Nov 2013

Nothing's New

- Nothing that I think or feel is new, but now it’s mine to taste and savor, and as I breathe the warm, sweet air in this sunny room I think of ancient times-- times before history— when m...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 04 Nov 2013

The Pond and Time

- We play with time when we take away an hour and then in spring give it back as if we have some power over time, but nothing stops the days from coming, or the months, and years...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 03 Nov 2013

Why Write.....

- If I could paint, each day I’d be at my easel painting what I think I see across the pond, or if I could carve, each day I’d peel away the wood and find the loon, or heron or duckling ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 2.6| Added: 01 Nov 2013

A Morning Greeting

- Good morning, pond. I know that you can’t hear me, or feel how happy I am to see you gleaming in the rising sunlight. It’s just that words swell in me when I see your stillness, ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 31 Oct 2013

Wonder

- Today, looking at this lovely pond, I wonder how we came to live here, together sharing the light of the ancient sun and at night, the moon and distant stars. And sitting here in th...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Oct 2013

Dawn

-  Dawn and the pond is still and quiet. Last night I saw the sliver of the moon shining on the water. It was dark and I was looking down, not up as if the water was the sky. But no...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 29 Oct 2013

From the Porch

- FROM THE PORCH Today, the pond is filled with ripples sparkling in the sunlight, not like yesterday, when a storm poured rain on the pond, and a chilling wind tore leaves from the ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 28 Oct 2013

Ponderings

- From My Window While the pond reflects the red and gold of the trees along the shore, and the slow clouds high above move across the still water, I ask who am I to ask for more? And...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 27 Oct 2013

Beauty

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. She walks the world with heavy beauty, Never seeing decadence in her curves; Eyes regard her lively,...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Aug 2013

Grandeur

- "There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fi...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 15 Jun 2013

Observations on Love and LIfe

- Beauty surrounds us, we have but to see. The ugly is around us too, sadly. Paradox of life and death is our view. Enigmas form and still we continue. The true human spirit never gives up. It ...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 02 Jun 2013

Lily Pond Reflections

- Beauty of a pond Atop a Lily floats Beauty of a pond Frog's croak Beauty of a pond Reflecting clouds Beauty of a pond Blackbirds twill Beauty of a pond Aromas abound Beauty of a pond Fis...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 May 2013

As Beauty Calls

- As beauty calls you will not be remiss Because you are a modest man, your norm. Can't be ignored, the spell that love will form, Deny no tender amorous first kiss. Enough of being circumspect a...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 May 2013

The Place Where My Soul Rests

- My Grandpa guarded the sacred places from whites. He had a badge shaped like an arrowhead. There was a line across the road that stopped trucks. Cars couldn't get there, because the road was too rough...

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

Mirror Image

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. The pre-dawn light is green-grey and dull, The air slumbers, Thick and heavy. Dampness and mulch Layer ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 09 Apr 2013

Joy Creek

- Last spring I paddled up Joy Creek. The water was high and I couldn't get far. The cathedral arch of green branches whispered. The noon sun sparkled like stained glass. Last summer I paddled up Joy...

By: fallingdove | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 28 Mar 2013

Opalescent

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Fragile ball of opalescence, Rainbow glass of milky white; Swirling laughter fills the globe And bobs...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Mar 2013

Shakespeare's Sonnet

- "I'm sorry." "I don't care." "I wrote you a sonnet." Now he has her interest. "A sonnet?" "Yeah, like Shakespeare." "Why a sonnet?" "I don't know." "Is it a good sonnet?" He looks at her, his...

By: Isabelle | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 07 Mar 2013

The Pass

- The Pass This was an extreme winter for the small village tucked away in a valley. All the old farmers knew in the fall by looking at the horses growing thick coats, squirrels gathering nuts runn...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.4| Added: 02 Feb 2013

Hidden Treasures

- Much beauty nature creates, for everyone to see. In the sky, over land, in flora, fauna, and the sea. As you look all around, don't merely advance. Slow your pace, peer, study, take another gla...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Dec 2012

Survival

- Biting into one's soul, turning cheeks red, making them burn as if on fire. Tears form, freezing, not letting your eyes blink. Welding nostrils shut, diminishing your ability to breath, burning throat...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Nov 2012

I wonder if...

- Do you ever read through some messages And realise just how much you love someone? Ever just sit and think of that person? Realise that they make you happy? That happened to me just tonight. Here I...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 26 Oct 2012

Hotel With A View

- Hotel With A View In front of the Beachside Hotel a skirt of Bermudagrass flows gracefully toward the Pacific Ocean before hemming the edge of a sheer cliff. The plunge to sea is covered in the yell...

By: writeralvey | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 09 Oct 2012

My Autumn Leaf

- I sat on the bench looking around me at the beauty and stillness of the early morning in the park. Nothing was moving; the ground was wet everywhere, covered with a heavy layer of dew. Suddenly from ...

By: WadeMorgan | Category: Musings | Score: 4.5| Added: 05 Sep 2012

Life Appreciated

- As I get older, the more I appreciate life. Take the little Chickadee I found today. Once, living life with not too much strife. On its back, still, lifeless, black and grey. It had flown into a wind...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 15 May 2012

What Can I Change to Make You Love Me?

- You must believe me when I say I love you. There has to be a way to make you see. Whatever change I must make I will do it. I pray that you will listen to my plea. Do you want me to become much t...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 May 2012

A Little Fat Fairy Tale (Part Two)

- “Helloooo! Can yooooou heeeeeear meeeeeee?” The voice was still calling. The little fat fairy reached a break in the trees and found herself staring at a Wide Open Space filled with grass. At the ver...

By: Daisy | Category: Childrens | Score: 5| Added: 01 May 2012

A Little Fat Fairy Tale (Part One)

- Once upon a time, there was a little fat fairy. She was a short, squat, roly-poly puddin’ and pie fairy, with a little brown mop of hair, a rounded potato nose, a wobbly tummy, and fat little arms and...

By: Daisy | Category: Childrens | Score: 5| Added: 30 Apr 2012

Winter Winds

- Snow devils swirl, creating many shapes, drifts form. North winds blow, displacing all that is not attached. Sculpture masking the landscape, beauty of the storm. Branches swaying, grass laying fl...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 17 Jan 2012

Moon Dogs and Sun Rises

- Perched a top yonder hill watching, a competition between siblings. One putting his night to rest, the other bringing her day to play. A sermon before us, holding all fast, cold wind piercing ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jan 2012

Morning Sky

- When one looks and gazes into the morning sky There is always new beauty to greet your eye Totally different each time and always amazing Every second past her image is constantly changing The co...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 25 Nov 2011

The Maybe Greatest Gift of Love---A Retraction

- I was crass and crude to say that having tons of money could lift one’s soul to wondrous heights and make one’s spirits sunny. I thought a bit about the sadness of that flippant poem, about a life ...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 06 Nov 2011

Winter

- WINTER The frost covered grass, The icicles dangling from rickety windowpanes, The thick blanket of cotton wool over the gardens And our hearts. Children’s laughter, Festive decoration, Woolly...

By: MamboX | Category: Poetry | Score: 3| Added: 30 Jan 2011

More Beautiful Every Day

- They say that time is the great thief, Robber of beauty and of looks, I have heard it spoken times before, Have read of it in books, But as the years go by with you, I realize more and more, ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 22 Nov 2010

Of This You Can Be Sure

- The summer sun rises over the hills, With a beauty and certain grace, But it cannot compete with the beauty of you, Or the beauty of your face. The falling snow in wintertime, Makes everything look s...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 30 Oct 2010