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Marlboro

- Sentinels of the flickering night in a cold corner of my cozy mind scratching the sulfurous match   from my mind's dark humidor listening to vespers screaming fleshless with Rosary of bones scratchin...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Nov 2020

Darkness Is

- When darkness is a deck of Bicycle Playing Cards   and the powers I assume reflecting my style  and I the Ace of Space, fit for any widow fading to black in Gothic slippery through my fingers of last...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 13 Nov 2020

Dark Razors

- Self-inflicted dark splatter with a handle of mahogany. Straight from the quill of my Gothic literature, of memories and laughter when we were but razors. Now withering with rage on a shadow's stage ...

By: Adagio | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 Nov 2020

Faints Low

- In dark, I ask for no forgiveness for the wrought of my iniquity  as the twilight faints low  and then came the screaming over my withering sanity  of the chameleon's shadow  a trick of the light as ...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 06 Nov 2020

Soylent

- With soylent snack bars of night from your love's ingredients  before and after twilight as my soul resounds  giving rise to my stout  over your pale flowing ice  with soylent snack bars of night.  

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 28 Oct 2020

Midnight Insomnia

- From the wardrobe my mom eternally sleeps, as she thimbles my midnight insomnia. The door squeaks open on tarnished hinges of echoes. Rusty hangers. Hungry moths and frayed clothes. No light, no cand...

By: Adagio | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 26 Oct 2020

Life's Chapter

- Deep I sleep in my eternal wear with a breath of dark's silence  dead as granite in death's stone my bounty lays in my crate.    My bones are here, my soul is not  raising my caul to the top  as crow...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 23 Oct 2020

Graves For Let

- Graves for let, in obscurity alone in ice with stones of bones away from the sun  wilted flower burning sulfurous fate of insomnia's pain ground to caffeine  through the eye of the dark night  graves...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Oct 2020

Our Day Out

- In a clearing we danced; an undulating tapestry of diverse shapes and shades. As if entranced, we moved as one under the blistering eye of our arcane god. Whilst hidden from view, the butterfly coll...

By: VikaJ93 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 09 Oct 2020

To Much Caffeine

- It was an early rise, that I drew back the curtain on the autumn's frost. Watching shadows in the sky, of madmen on carousels. Realizing, I was losing my sanity. "Or, was it too much caffeine?"  My ...

By: Adagio | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 0| Added: 06 Oct 2020

Best Fauntleroy

- Particles of death lay beneath stone, of gristle and marrow. Chiseled with reference to. In my slippery state of being bones. Wishing I wasn't alone. Two percent bleach, with a bottle of Red. Butterf...

By: Adagio | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 28 Sep 2020

Puppeteer

- The imps of twilight light upon a broken stitch  of life's hypocrisy and death's sewing basket the thimble be mine and thread be strife like a puppeteer in Hell from gothic shell two steps from Sodom...

By: Adagio | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 24 Sep 2020

Ashes From My Meerschaum

- Frozen dark of dreams melting  on broken wings awaiting dawn  spinning like wild dervishes  tapping the pane of my insane dripping into a puddle of night ashes from my meerschaum pipe like a faucet w...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Sep 2020

Barren Waste

- Splendid light now growing dim  'neath twilight on moon's rim  over dark rivers of pale veins  of barren waste as we kiss throbbing to the veil  flooding earth tone bones  of the torrential night ove...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Sep 2020

The Fiddleback

- In my mind's cabal, where I play with arcanery  a place where no one knows what is up there  but the ink drips with my typos  and my thoughts scroll a thunder. As the fiddleback chasuble pushes dusk...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 08 Sep 2020

Bones

- Twilight is now, wearing the shroud of night looking down on the souls of foggy sods  over dunes of freshly laid stones  fueled by decaying whores   through the darkness, they will pass  into the arm...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 31 Aug 2020

Showerhead

- Night pours from the showerhead as hills roll down to the soggy bottom and frogs leap into my grave with unquenchable thirst  to feast upon my bed that smell of their own head  as Achilles tendon of ...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 29 Aug 2020

Sonnet

- If for an hour you do not fill my mind, I count the minutes wasted and am sad. This store of love for you I choose to find, In light of your disdain hath made me mad. For though my hopes remain e...

By: VikaJ93 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Aug 2020

Wings Come Sweeping

- Peacefully sleeping, my wings come sweeping beneath the gleaming moon, doom creeping to lit upon your marble stone covering bones drawing closer, ever near, knuckles clicking  over your pale chest, y...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Aug 2020

Grim Acres

- Swallowing me in the darkness  passing through a sieve  in shadows of cypress knees through snags and trees  and echoes from antebellum seeking to bury me in the bayou with its grim anchors  listenin...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Aug 2020

Green Flies

- It was an early rise, that I drew back the curtain on the autumn's frost. Watching shadows in the sky, of madmen on carousels. Realizing, I was losing my sanity. "Or, was it too much caffeine!"  My ...

By: Adagio | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 Aug 2020

Dark's Karaoke

- Shallow the light in my mind's labyrinth   with talons of picador wings like a voyeur peeping at a fetus  of Michelangelo's David Festering in the womb night of uterus   hanging by a thread in balsa...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Aug 2020

Cloven Dark

- To the ends of the cloven dark  not of earth her bosom locks  from her uterus well worn  where the night is born   as the torrent of winter calls   rising of the tempest beat  beneath the cold Medina...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 04 Aug 2020

Gate Wick

- Striking a lucifer to the gate wick a song sung twilight serenade of silence in my alto lost verses I have sung as the tallow drips Death stalking my shadow feeling it's cold breath like fingers of ...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Aug 2020

Galleons Of Dark

- As galleons of dark clouds thunder and I under duress of the rum  sweet it be but no friend to mine   playing Ace of the devil's walleye Two verses in two verses stout  of my erogenous personificati...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Jul 2020

Hell's Depot

- In my mind's insecurity blue veins  like a meandering rose on a ladder climbing through a window of night to the collector of souls  With wings of a dark angel  waiting at hell's depot  dripping its...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 24 Jul 2020

Shadow Fade

- Today I watched your shadow fade to inhale the eternal dark no more whispers, no more sighs just cold sucking you away no more scent, no more breath   just the pendulum swing

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jul 2020

Bump Less Night

- Need dark to bump less light   with a creaking of the door   in my space raining insomnia   of my poetic Dicken's   Auctioning my death's portfolio   hearing the jackals cant scaling the skin of my o...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jul 2020

Whimsy

- It was a wistful longing for the night winds that had me pawing dark's sensuality. As my breath condensate in a brume of sooted smoke from the nearby chimneys. And I grinning a grin of a harlequin. A...

By: Adagio | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jul 2020

Twilight Burning

- Diddling with my crazies, phantoms, twilight burning,  on the edge of my infirmity. Trying to hold on to my soul,  scratching with my fingers,  the weevils in this deep hole.  Damn! this place is l...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jul 2020

Way Past The Tacos

- Being zero dark thirty, way past the tacos as insomnia runs amok in my asinine rhymes of indigestion as I regurgitate my ghost   chained to Audacity's petticoat   and the salsa of my somber as she pl...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 01 Jul 2020

Dark Is At My Elbow

- Dark is at my elbow pushing life aside  as I play hermit to my verses loosening screws to your inner sanctum in the silence of the dripping tallow and the moth's fanning wings   of my mind's chimney ...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Jun 2020

Checkered Flag

- As the guitar strums blues and dark country my mind recalls some of what I have seen. It's best to keep it inside. Even my closest lovers don't know. Not that I don't trust them, but because I love '...

By: chippihc | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 06 Jun 2020

Ghosting In Woolen

- I have no time for shallowness or dandelions that last one puff just incinerating into seeds like Scarlett O'Hara with promiscuity, everything falls With testosterone in my pen I should have been on...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 May 2020

Stay Calm

- A long time since my words lived                     pale in the eyes of my disposition with a breath no more in my ignition As if a conductor on the balustrade   now gone to task with a mortician w...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 May 2020

Every Drop You Drip

- With every drop of your blood's bouquet looking at ashes on a grate full of the cold dead intoxicating me with a coppery taste like caffeine so dark and rich for my demitasse pale and profane As I i...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 May 2020

Sweet Gloria

- Long my night eternal dark in the womb of this pine box   how can I age without your tears longing for your breasts my sweet Gloria   as my lips suck your marrow until the dawn's stallions return me ...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 May 2020

Laced With Insanity

- With extract of laudanum, in my cups tenderly, on the edge of a dime, feeling ice in my veins, sharing placebo dreams, from my mind's archives.   Laced with insanity, in the darkness of a maze, chasi...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 17 Apr 2020

Lovely Crocus

- Lovely Crocus, sweet spider of the night feeling webs beneath my feet beneath the lavender purple sky as a widow lingers With the dew distilled to brandy as the winds sing you a song   I feel ...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 11 Mar 2020

Masque Of Sorrows

- In lost sunrise laying in the dark, broken bones beneath stones, as I whisper to you above, while you sleep. Come to me at dusk, in your veil of negligee, sweet rose of lament, and I will kiss you d...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 09 Mar 2020

Lips Of Red Decor

- In the darkness of my mind's infidelity like a spiraling staircase to ghosts with dreams, I arrange with eyes open wide words that wander over nooks and crannies   falling through cracks as I visit ...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Mar 2020

Teflon Fingers

- Entering through my mind's door, I welcome you to visit me, listening to my drool, and chat awhile.    Although walls have ears, but have no fear, perhaps a lonely mouse, or just a ghost you hear. ...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Mar 2020

Dressed In Johnny Coat

- I'm so sorry, but the morgue is closed, but send in the twilight so that I can see, where has the bouquet of pine cones gone, by way of the cadavers in the breeze. As I lay here on a slab of marble...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 17 Nov 2019

Two For A Toddy

- These living bodies that we wear that in a new dress we appear destined for the skipper in the sky pale the shade in our veins Entombed with a white bouquet so fast we wither in our grave catching t...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 13 Nov 2019

Worth His Salt

- Sleepless nights of sins, angels fanning winds, as I lay awake with shadows in dreams, perhaps in the bowels of hell, I dwell, whispering, dark rivers of my heart. In narrows of my mind running thro...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 31 Oct 2019

The Dark Web

- A place where it's dark Nobody knows how to find Information can be marked Criminals lurk behind There's no way to check How do you get there It's really quite high tech All we are is quite aware S...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 18 Oct 2019

Widow's Dew

- Weeping of the widow's dew of imagery in my mind a dark night just in spite as a breath of death flew Beneath the stone, I sleep feeling worms quadrille bound joy in my spell this virgin child of He...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jul 2019

A Dark Matter

- "A Dark Matter" (Raanana, October 4, 2018) I see you everywhere I go You follow me even into the bedroom And crawl into bed beside me Entering my dreams. You are the dark sun shining your dark photo...

By: MikeStone | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jul 2019

But Twice

- The silence creeps open with a thud not once but twice with a shove hovering over my night like a cloud over my blanket's maddening shroud Bypassing and leaping over the bed to wind the pendulum of ...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 12 Jun 2019

Too Many Fish

- Now that you haunt me in my sleep with the ending just a breath away   as embers of lust turn to frost leaving only your boney fingers I would have told you I love you if we hadn't been saying goodb...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Apr 2019

The Café

- From where she sat at a small round table in the center of the otherwise empty café a wave of quiet rippled outwards languidly in the heavy heat of the midsummer afternoon. I didn’t want to disturb ...

By: MikeStone | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 Apr 2019

Love Is Dark

- Hearing you calling out my name I can hear you but I can't see you it's really not the same just a breeze howling    from your place in the loam But the moments linger as dawn rises over the stones ...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Mar 2019

Good To The Last Drop

- In dark shades behind my words of gauzy Tied up in omens wafting of caffeine With my soul wrapped in dusk's sorrows As my mind's drips of coming 'morrows Caressing a floozy as a Ouija board sings...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Feb 2019

Carnal Pain

- Feeling the carnal pain of old men and the shadows that swim in my head perhaps the raptures are calling giving rise to my impending incubus Of the dreams that come to me at night so that you can aw...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Feb 2019

The Choo Choo

- Such dark thoughts imprison my mind With my healing lips lies But what is love without carnal pain Or dreams to give rise To come to you in peaceful sleep Of passion in a momentary bliss And kissing...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Feb 2019

Obituarius, On Cue

- Once upon a midnight kiss, the shadow fades, now only a memory of a broken mirror blighted sordid and so I pray, putting to rest the fog of mist for I am but a troubled smile. When the time comes, d...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Jan 2019

Tambrey Hall

- On a nocturnal Sunday by way of  frost, "Ave Maria, maiden mild,"   as the chill of autumn wet's my thirst in oaken woods and dark's quest, where fawn of dusk opens my gate in the cellars of Tambrey ...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jan 2019

Dark's Smithereens

- In my cups beneath a pale moon rising, as dew falls on the autumn's crocus in poetry of my chosen opus. Up to my chin in dark's smithereens, as petals of your fingers linger on the predicament of my...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jan 2019

Drip

- Drip drop plop Raindrops on the rooftop Drip Drip Drop I just wanna flop Right into bed Cover up my head Close my ears to the things you said Somebody take my fears- Put them in ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jan 2019

Tender Leaves

- Divine darkness in my keep from my cold coffin's oblivion,   inside looking out. Feasting in my dreams as the dusk awaits, in reflections I swoon. From the shadow of thorns, and sins of my father l...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jan 2019

Tongue Of Song

-   This the season of query, eventide of the moon's shadow composing tomes of forgotten bones of poets past, lusting for thirst of the blue veins with a wicking flame of tallow in suet of dark refrai...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Jan 2019

Jack-In-The-Box

- Dark seance of winter's frost speaking with the dead while holding hands feeling knuckles of the bones, daddy's going to buy you a Jack-in-the-Box, with windup spring that sings. And if that Jack-in...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Jan 2019

Chilly-Boos

- Dark has seized my insomnia of withering night shades, confessing of past doggerels with chilly-boos and my pen. While sipping a wee bit of cider in deep purple among the hemlock, as the glockenspie...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jan 2019

Mr. Grim

- Out on the rooftop the reaper was peeping with blood on his mind. While down the chimney fall the mice were sleeping dreaming of cheese, and Roquefort dressing. Every night was Christmas for Mr. Gri...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Dec 2018

Glory Of The Twilight

- It was a wistful longing for the night winds that had me pawing dark's sensuality. As my breath condensate in a brume of sooted smoke from the nearby chimneys. And I grinning a grin of a harlequin. A...

By: Adagio | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 26 Dec 2018

Prayer For The Dead

- Forgive me, Obituarius, Oh, dark knight. With pen in hand of ignominy In my garret, Sacrosanct sans scrote. A darkness at the end of my inkwell Scripts a nebulous gauzy world of ghost Amidst q...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Dec 2018

Take A Little Flight With Me

- In dreams of yesterday's psalms A crucifix stood at the apse, In shadows divine. Did your baptismal awakening lapse? Do you remember, last September? When you were but a mortal in the flesh Never gi...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Dec 2018

Obituarius, Vampire King

- The elder mummy foretold me, as I was entwined in gauze and stood in sand to my knees; “Don't be exorcised by a two-faced omen.” The pain engulfed me as I withered, then was reborn as dead. Like gyp...

By: Adagio | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 Dec 2018

I, Vampire

- Up the lattice and down the stairs my Scarlet awaits midnight kisses, as she sleeps beneath satin sheets, until waking to an eternal dusk.   I Vampire, Lord willing me my thirst, in shadow of the pal...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Dec 2018

No Time For Spirits

- Inviting you in to my spiritual wake As a censer shakes of omens and sins Obsessed by silence of nocturnal clock   Bound by iniquities of my pen and ink   Poetically conceived in my metamorphosis ...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Dec 2018

Black Birds

-   Black Birds Cold night air pinched at the darkness. Frost painted featherlike patterns on the windscreens of the parked cars along the street. Grass huddled together beneath their icing sugar c...

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

Pennies

- The woman in the mirror spoke to her. This was before she covered all the mirrors in the house. This was back when she was like eleven, maybe twelve, before all the crazy shit happened. Back when th...

By: verbal | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 11 Sep 2018

Part One

- Dead trees over encumbered with snow surrounded the frozen lake. He loomed over her. His black cellular robes covered his face as if he didn't have one. She stared blankly into his gaping hole. "Ac...

By: SilverJaye | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jun 2017

Nightmare Diaries: Hotel Linens

- “Why are hotel linens always so white?” Of all the thoughts racing around in my head, that is the one that somehow manages to untangle itself from the mess. I don’t really mind though.  It means one...

By: TooShy678 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jun 2017

Phoenix

- Like a waterfall crashing down a never-ending stream of tears a hollowed chest where once a heart beat stood hangs a vacated sign love is all he sought someone to hold him tell him all will be alri...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Apr 2017

Dark Angel of Death

- Like a fool I was taken in by your tenderness believing your sweet words of unforgiving lies This jester's outfit I now wear in shame belittled by your charms beaten by your evil mind Tears spread ...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Apr 2017

Redemption

- In the grim back alleys of the city, Mean streets devoid of all signs of pity, Amid the piles of decaying refuse And slimy pools of darkly noxious ooze, Frequented only by the scuttling rats And nois...

By: Kavyansh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Mar 2017

Arnold the Assassin (short story)

- Earl had finally driven away from the isolated home in the middle of nowhere. The home was obviously rundown and in need of repair, but the obese middle-aged man couldn’t be bothered to fix anything....

By: JätteskogFrejyason | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 09 Mar 2017

Misery

-   Misery         The cold minty breeze of the night Helps me cease the tension I feel in my mind The light that’s coming from the moonlight Keeps my soul calm throughout the night.   Th...

By: FrustratedSpeaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Feb 2017

My seven deadly bads

- ** “Do you think the jury will make the right decision?” “Nope. Even though he is a killer of another sort, I killed her.” The judge stared at the defendant before reading the verdict of what was no...

By: anthonychansa | Category: Crime | Score: 5| Added: 15 Nov 2016

The Darkest Night - Part Six

- “Nooo… what are you doing?” Mary called out, panic gripping her as she watched the scene before her unfold. The woman turned slowly to face her, her expression blank as she observed Mary with curio...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 23 Oct 2016

Untitled

- I open my eyes to the harsh sunlight, proudly beaming through my window It doesn't cleanse away the dread or mundane sorrow Pushing greasy hair away from my face Walk out the door, down the steps, ...

By: SilverJaye | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 Oct 2016

Carry On

- Inspired by a posted in the forums by Bella85 Tomorrow's light, Brings another day. Tears may fall, And darkness display. Truth be known, We're all made of clay. Hardened by fire, Glazed by ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Oct 2016

Fame Monster

- Long nails, polished Camera lens, spotless She is the darkest figure in the flashiest crowds Night time is her prime time But day time works just as fine Her prey unknowingly invite h...

By: anthonychansa | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Sep 2016

Murder She Wore

- MURDER SHE WORE When one goes on a date with death, one must know what to expect, how to behave and most importantly how to dress. Always dress to kill…. I don’t normally do this, but I put myself...

By: anthonychansa | Category: Thriller | Score: 5| Added: 25 Sep 2016

Legend Of The House.

- The bloody handprint on the window- calling card of the wicked. Of the sick. Entering the house, he could see straight away that there had been trouble in the hallway, which was the first thing one sa...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Crime | Score: 5| Added: 21 Aug 2016

Mighty Midnight Monster

- A mighty midnight monster comes creeping and crawling. It wants your blood, wants to devour you. It lurks ‘neath the bed, biding its time, plotting, scheming... It must have your flesh. Its pointy te...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Aug 2016

Cleanroom

- This hurts Again I wish it were gone It hurts again No matter how long I thought it was better But it’s bested me Unable to hide It tracks when I flee Focus on something Seal off the pain W...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jul 2016

Nightmare Diaries: The Clearing

- I sit alone in the sunlit clearing, looking at the dark trees ringing it and waiting for you. Despite the heat of the sun, I feel cold – a chill that seems to have seeped down into my very soul. I clo...

By: TooShy678 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 24 Apr 2016

Sorry Mommy

- Mommy, I am so very sorry Please don't be mad when he wakes next to me I know you see the way he looks at me I know it makes you so very angry I know I deserve it when you punish me  You told me ...

By: BBaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Mar 2016

Falling

- I’m falling down I know I’m gonna drown I’m fighting hard But the truth is I am scarred I have tried to run But this can not be won I know I will fail But I will not bail  I will fight till the en...

By: BBaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 21 Mar 2016

The Mind Wanders

- As I sit and, think I try not to blink Tears well up inside Never to be cried Waiting, wondering Memories skipping Sticking, spinning round A film without sound I turn, spin, twist, twirl, I ...

By: BBaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 14 Mar 2016

Kith, Kin & Atrocities

- Have you ever seen God?! But I have seen many times!! Now my father is doing absolutely fine but few years ago, that morning around 5.45 AM, I got a phone call from my cousin who said my father is si...

By: sreeharithej | Category: Memoirs | Score: 3.3| Added: 16 Feb 2016

Trepidation

- When one stands in the sunshine, the world around is always bright. It is easy to see creatures at play, enjoying beauty in nature's light. Things are visible and unwrapped, though some can hide ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Feb 2016

There's nothing I wanted more than to

- There's nothing I wanted more than to get out. It was cold; Dark; Wet. I hadn't seen daylight in so long, my eyes had simply accepted the blackness and had turned my brain over to my other senses. The...

By: Cactusfig | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 0| Added: 29 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

The dark place

- I can hear them trying to coax me to go back. I can feel the dark shadows' fingers reaching, trying to grab me, to pull me back into the dark pit. They're angry, because they had pulled me into the ...

By: littlemunchkin | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 16 Dec 2015

Voices

- The voices are Loud, Angry, Sad, Hurt. They're mostly quiet during The day, When the sun is out, And everyone is around. They pretend to disappear, To be her friends And tell her...

By: littlemunchkin | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Sep 2015

Encounter

- In his hand I saw the gun Black and shiny bright It was a pistol, very small It gleamed from the street light The gun was pretty as it shone Pretty, black and cold I heard as words were said to me A...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Jul 2015