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I'm No Medusa, Yo

- Like most family units, we have our frivolous banter and unrehearsed routine. Each improvisational interaction is personalized for the diverse character actors we’ve assembled for our home life, live...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 21 Oct 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

Daddy's girl

- Two fifteen one morning To everyone's surprise My daddy took me in his arms And looked into my eyes   It was twenty-eight years ago If I go back to the start Dad cuddled up his newborn girl I...

By: amyjayne | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 25 Feb 2018

Words

- My daughter recently told me that some days, her classroom is too quiet. So quiet in fact, that she cannot even think. I told her I understood, saying some people need a little background noise to h...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 28 Mar 2017

The Mum Goes Moo

- Sitting down with a group of children in the shade, on a very hot day, I was reading a story with them about farm animals. After the story was finished we played the "what sound does this animal make...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 08 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

I Noticed the Hole Today

- I noticed the hole today. It’s been there awhile; I just finally really saw it. It’s really deep! I dropped some rocks but never heard a sound, not even clatter off the sides. It’s pitch black; sort...

By: Vern_Fawcett | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 09 Oct 2016

Dad's Love proven.

- Dad was a very special person to me. Here are a couple of special stories about Dad that tell you about our relationship. The first story is one set in the deep snows of a spring blizzard. We had abou...

By: Vern_Fawcett | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 03 Oct 2016

The Last Words of Bruno

- Bruno was on his deathbed. He’d lived a good long life, closing in on eighty-four years old. The Salerno family, from south Philly, gathered around: Mom, dad, son, and daughter. Mom could barely conta...

By: DiVitto | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 30 Mar 2016

Red Vines and Tortellini

- "No candy." She glares at me, her nostrils flaring with every breath, fists clenched so tightly she’ll have fingernail marks on her palms. I'm watching an impending meltdown. Its cause? Red licori...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2016

Dad

- She really hated the holidays, as she wandered and pondered why? Her mind drifts to the celebrations, as she comes to realize. "It is for him that I live the way I do. For him tonight are my memories...

By: a_chica | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 10 Jan 2015

Don't Care

- (First verse) I never understood your reasoning to make me feel worthless I never understood what went through your mind every time you weren't there  Did you ever stop and think before you a...

By: Living_A_Horror | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 14 Jun 2014

An Angel's Story

- I came to live with this family in 1988, when they moved across the country, leaving family and friends behind in search of a new beginning and a better life. I was already here in California, waiting...

By: frogprince | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 01 Jan 2014

Goodbye Dad

- It's been about eight years, Since you passed away, Although we never knew each other, I think about you every day, I remember the first time I got locked up, You said "boy that ain't the way", I'm so...

By: Poetic_Justice | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 29 Oct 2013

Exotic Woods for Carpenters

- The Eucalyptus trees in California . Living in Northern California is a nice thing most of the time. It seems to be a very different state when compared to Southern California and the Sacramento a...

By: frogprince | Category: Humor | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 Aug 2013

My Old Boots

- My Old Boots My 'monkey boots' when I was growing up were like two of my own best friends. Hardly a day did we spend apart, wherever we'd walk or wend. Two rugged bits of cobbled leather with scuff...

By: bri54 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 05 May 2013

Bath and Body Works

- Bath and Body Works As the evening sky turns into the moonless night sky, Bregan hides in the back of her closet, her only escape from her abusive father. She hears him open the refrigerator door, ...

By: MeganArndt | Category: Horror | Score: 4.1| Added: 16 Feb 2013

Part One: Zana- Letter to Mom and Dad

- Dear Mom and Dad... You probably don't understand why I'd do such a thing, do you? I'm perfect- getting straight A's and going to church every Sunday, volunteering at a soup kitchen on the wee...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jan 2013

Are You Proud?

- I'll never be the perfect girl, Never be the one to get straight A's Never the one to go and go until I'm defeated I guess I should be sorry, But I can't say that I am, I'm doing my absolu...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jan 2013

In Memory of My Father

- The twenty-ninth of April. Ten years since I last saw my dad. Ten years and two days since I last heard his voice and knew that he heard me when I told him I loved him. I have not been able to tell...

By: Daisy | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 06 May 2012