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Peen Goes to a Swimming Pool

- Peen slipped through a gate in the wire mesh fencing, between pink oleanders, and out onto the deck of the swimming pool. He stood proudly in the simmering heat of the summer sun. His splayed feet we...

By: Survivor | Category: Flash Fiction | Added: 26 Jul 2020

One Chance

- Nikolai reached his hand into his pocket and felt the knife. He had worked for weeks on it, slowly grinding down the stone blade day by day. He only had one chance to take out the guard when he reache...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2016

Rebirth Part 3

- So the next day Tina registered for the contest and was informed that because she was under eighteen that her parents would have to sign off the entry form. She informed her parents of her intentions ...

By: The_Count | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 11 Jan 2014

The Painting

- She stepped back and admired her handiwork. The painting had taken her months to complete. Someone in her grieving group had suggested she go back to painting after her husband died, and it seemed lik...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2013

Poetry Contests

- I have entered so many contests, And I’m starting to wonder why, Just sitting here thinking about it, Makes me want to cry. I always try to do my best, To make my words compelling, I make...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 28 Oct 2012

I Had A Dream

- NOTE : This was a contest entry for the World Healing, World Peace 2012 poetry contest sponsored by Inner Child Press...it made the Top 30 btw, and is included in the recently released print antho...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 03 Apr 2012

The Next Celebrant Might Be You

- Stories Space celebrates its first year, Congrats to Lisa and her crew, But it’s the members of the site, Who have reasons to celebrate too. Miss Sprite took first place in a contest, And Xuani won m...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 30 Jul 2011

Maria's Chance To Celebrate

- Maria would never amount to anything. Girls like her never did. It wasn’t like she really had any choices, that’s just the way things were and everybody with any sense knew it. To think otherwise woul...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Drama | Score: 4.8| Added: 27 Jul 2011

If It's Worth Reading, You'll Find It Here.

- In the mood for something to read? Then of my advice you best take heed. If it’s worth reading, you’ll find it here, On a site that’s celebrating its very first year. Looking for adventure that pack...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Jul 2011

The Birthday Party

- She did this every year, so the call came as no surprise. In fact, I had been expecting it for the last few days. The only surprise was that it took so long. I was sitting with my wife having our coff...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 27 May 2011 Editor's Pick