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Silly Me

- Dirty Martini 420 Competition • No entry fee • All entries must be new, original work • One entry per person • Limit 420 words • Category must be Micro Fiction, Flash Fiction, Poetry or Songs • Tags...

By: Jimwillhavefun | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 23 Sep 2018

420 Minutes

- The first time I meet you in a guitar store, strumming a Gibson Les Paul guitar I know you are the man I should be scared to get closer. My eyes behind my digital camera focus on your face while you...

By: rune | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 Sep 2018

Simple Question, Another Poor Decision Dad Answer

- “What’s wrong with her eye?” my daughter asked after noticing the receptionist’s eye patch. Temporarily ignoring her, I continued socializing with the ladies, focusing on the one informing us about ...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 17 May 2017

Broken Wings

- Standing here looking out at the frozen approaches to the islands in the channel nearby and it seems that most of my days lately have blended into a single theme. Just like that single road I have f...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 19 Jan 2016

Change

- The clink of glass, followed by a dull thud, sends my mind swimming towards consciousness. Muffled voices pierce the swirling mists of sleep, and my eyelids flutter open. It’s grown dark while I sle...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 31 Dec 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Twelve

- Chapter Twelve - Nick I find Oasis’ family in the stands and take my seat next to Olivia. She passes me a copy of the program and I see that Oasis is coming up after two other people. “I just seen...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jun 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Eleven

- Chapter Eleven - Oasis Juliet helps me unload Marina from her horse trailer so that I can groom her before I have to get changed into my dressage competition attire. I quickly and carefully start br...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 31 May 2015

Cricket the Early Years Part 16

- As the girls sat in Marcia's room, they talked about the party. Marcia asked, "I wonder what happened when the glitter bombs went off. Also how long did they wait until they discovered we left?" "I...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 19 Jan 2015

Cricket the Early Years Part 15

- Marcia wanted to call Naomi after she talked to Sarah, but it was easier to talk to Rebecca and Naomi at school together. As she drifted off to sleep, her mind raced with many thoughts and questions....

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jan 2015

Cricket the Early Years Part 14

- Bullyboy skipped lunch. He accomplished what he wanted. Marcia sat confused with the morning's events. She had no idea who did it. It turned out he had an unwitting accomplice who was also a suspect. ...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 28 Dec 2014

Cricket the Early Years Part 13

- Marcia spent the rest of the day looking at her plight. Bullyboy knew she was there. He had not made any threats, but the gestures were bad enough. He ruined her day. School dragged on and Marcia's d...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 01 Dec 2014

Cricket the Early Years Part 12

- Summer arrived with high heat and humidity. Being near the Hudson River did not help with the humidity. To escape the heat most families had places on the Jersey shore where the family stayed all sum...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 10 Sep 2014

Cricket the Early Years Part 11

- The classes all sat waiting for the third bell, which signaled the start of the school day. The school went quiet, while it waited for the morning announcements. Before the announcements began, a loud...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 18 Aug 2014

Cricket the Early Years Part 10

- It was Friday, the weekend before the Spring Concert. Cricket walked home with Naomi to spend the weekend at her house. Naomi planned to have a few friends over for a small party. The girls played in...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jul 2014

Cricket the Early Years Part 5

- Marcia's mom hurried to Sarah's summerhouse and ran inside. Marcia sat on the couch with her feet up and a damp cloth on her forehead. The rest of the guests sat on the floor and watched, as Marcia m...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 27 Mar 2014

Cricket the Early Years Part 4

- The Monday before Thanksgiving was bright and sunny. Marcia woke and thought, "Tonight is the night of the sleepover." A small feeling of dread settled in her head, when she thought about the pranks t...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.6| Added: 24 Feb 2014

Cricket the Early Years Part 3

- The day everyone waited for finally arrived, Monday morning after Sarah's fabulous Halloween party. The school was abuzz with all the events, which made the party a huge success. Marcia, Monica and Sa...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 06 Feb 2014

Cricket the Early Years Part 2

- The trash incident with Sarah occurred on Thursday and the three friends endured the rest of the day in extremely dirty, smelly clothes. Sabrina and Monica were used to this type of treatment and took...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jan 2014

Cricket the Early Years Part 1

- Before Cricket became Emily Truesdale, she was Marcia Shaw of Paramus, New Jersey U.S.A. She was an only child with two loving and caring parents. Her early childhood was normal with no significant di...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jan 2014

In Memory of...

- It’s all so temporary. As days disappear on silent wings The patterns of cause and effect are rarely seen during the cyclical phases of life. Leaves fall and are swept away. The wind howls lou...

By: DianaShallard | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.2| Added: 25 Oct 2013

Parents Participation Training

- "Welcome to parents participation training.” The debonair young man holding the microphone had a big, toothy grin. "Many of you will be first-time parent participants in this area's various summer ...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 01 Aug 2013

From Darkness to Light

- she was kidnapped from her bedroom on a dark dreary night by a civilization known as grangers who feared the daylight. they lived in caves way below the ground where only darkness ruled - no ...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 30 Dec 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

Beast

- 1. From the time he first heard about it at the early age of only thirteen, Roland prepared himself to enter the online reality show ‘Animal’. A show which featured people who are more animal t...

By: actung | Category: Action | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jul 2011

The Celebration of sound

- Music-lovers stand jam-packed in the arena Surrounded by my musical family of all creeds, races, and ages Differences discarded like last season’s fashions Jubilation spills forth in grins matched l...

By: Louise | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jun 2011 Editor's Pick