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The death of me

- The other night my life did ponder of a time when it left to wander and I refused to give in to yonder life that pleaded for a chance to prove its worth As it left I felt myself easing my fles...

By: johnnydavidson | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jul 2013

Beauty and the Beast

- “Tell me a story, Lucy,” Alice murmured, staring skyward, watching the clouds form dragons or, possibly, cats. “And give it a happy ending this time, please.” Lucy shrugged and lay down her pen asid...

By: sprite | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 28 Jun 2013

Candles Glow

- The flicker of a candle’s glow brightens the darkest caverns, illuminating gloomy passages, casting shadows upon the walls of the hand, that shields it’s flame from gusty breezes. Pro...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Jun 2013

Forever

- ------------------------------------- This work within its first few lines contains language or other material which some readers may find offensive. In consideration, Stories Space has hidden the pr...

By: jailynmayrant | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 05 Jun 2013

Another Incident at the airport

- One of my drivers on the Hopkins Airport run related this story to me, and it is too funny not to share. It seems that around 11:00 pm my driver observed a dark sedan constantly cruising around the ...

By: The_Count | Category: Musings | Score: 4.6| Added: 20 May 2013

Amber Rae

- Amber Rae Amber Rae was born that way, with eyes so big and blue, with golden hair and skin so fair – as soft as morning dew. Painted toes of scarlet-rose her sandals couldn’t hide – beh...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 05 May 2013

Dancing In The Dark

- Dancing in the dark is a whole new thing to me, Switching person to person, Going from A to B, The masquerade is haunted, Who knows what lies behind? The faces of your close friends, Or those of your ...

By: StillUndecided | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Apr 2013

Into the Light

- Her hand comes up, the blade there, dripping red onto the white counter top. A single line of blood seeps from the wound she's created, starting to drip off, into the sink, staining the porcelain perm...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.4| Added: 27 Mar 2013

Five Minute Adventures Presents: The Flying Ballerina

- The plane had only been off the ground for about fifteen minutes when it hit turbulence. He was shaking; his white knuckled-hands gripped the arm rest, and his stomach tightened as he resisted the ur...

By: eglouis | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 21 Mar 2013

Don't Scream

- She rides down the street on her bike, an average pace set to get to the Bed & Breakfast by nine, but not too fast to wear herself out too much. This was, after all, her last mile of twenty-five that ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 19 Mar 2013

Light is Brighter in the Dark

- The light is always brighter in the darkness. "Get off your ass and do your chores!" The big man smelled of liquor. The flannel of his shirt was stained. The little boy knew better than to argue wit...

By: ashjoy | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 27 Feb 2013

The Lightning Thunder Theory of Light Dark Matter

- The Lightning & Thunder Theory of Light & Dark Matter Zeus, Greek God of Lightning, & Thor, Norse God of Thunder, meet in the Heavens for Earths greatest herbs & for the discussion of what helps ...

By: ThorRedskinLight | Category: Humor | Score: 3.7| Added: 18 Feb 2013

To Write a Story

- To Write A Story Get up. Get out of bed. Get dressed. Brush teeth. Skip breakfast. Go to class. Pretend to care. Go home. Sleep. Eat dinner. Sleep. Get up. Get out of bed. Get dressed. Brush, br...

By: AlexH | Category: Young Adult | Score: 3.5| Added: 14 Feb 2013

Warmth of Light

- I was created for the dark, yet I often wonder what else this universe has to offer. I’m not allowed into the light. My grandmother tells me stories of what it feels like to break the night with golde...

By: samanthafountain | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4| Added: 27 Jan 2013

Destruction

- Ratta tat tat, the gunshots fire. The smell of flesh from a burning pyre. A bloody spray tints the mist. A dead man clenches his cold, white fist. The cost of honour is stained re...

By: TheBittenBlade | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jan 2013

The Scars of Humanity

- The sounds of night darkness calling the sparkling specks of light in the sky twinkling a silent message of millennia gone and only centuries to come by their dwindling light In citie...

By: TheBittenBlade | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jan 2013

Desperate Times

- I struggled to rein in my breathing as anxiety threatened to rob me of rational thought. But how was I supposed to react when my life was about to end fifty years before I was born. Heavy mist swe...

By: mike | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 3.3| Added: 19 Jan 2013

I Missed You...

- I missed you, sweetie , the message said. And before she could turn around, she was dead. "I missed you, sweetheart," said the killer to her severed head.

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 15 Jan 2013

Balanced

- “Sweet dreams, sweetie.”  “Sweet dreams, daddy.” After kissing my daughter good night, I walked to the master bedroom, laid down beside my wife and fell asleep. … I opened my eyes and I saw...

By: HK4167 | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.9| Added: 12 Jan 2013

Marital Bliss

- “Hey, turn that overhead light back on, can't you see I'm trying to read here? “Oh, don't be a silly goose, there's a table lamp right next to you there that should give you plenty of light, John.” ...

By: Rascal | Category: Humor | Score: 4.9| Added: 04 Jan 2013

Pledge

- Darkness swirling around me, I see facets of human I would rather they not exist A young woman gang raped, brutally beaten Thrown away not so much like garbage naked. She fought to survive,...

By: sea | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 29 Dec 2012

How I Lost My Way -Part 2

- How I Lost My Way - Part 2 Fall of 1971 At the time not knowing I was starting 11 months of hell on earth. At first you are looked on as the reason for the next trooper death. This was where I was ...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Action | Score: 4.9| Added: 29 Oct 2012

My Dark Lord is coming back

- My Dark Lord is coming back  From tonight the gate of hell will open for ninety-nine nights  For a thousand years he has prepared for this time  Waiting patiently for this night My Dark Lord is f...

By: HK4167 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 09 Mar 2012

Demon Inside

- It craves that addiction It possess you And bring you in a realm Not ordinary to man It has taken you over Can’t be contained Can’t be controlled What you see Is not real It tears yo...

By: christena | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Dec 2011

Frozen in Darkness

- Darkened skies, Gloomy thoughts, A heart of stone, A soul lost along the way. Midnight rains come to Wash away the sludge Trapping thoughts Inside this deep mire. Yearning for a touch, Any ...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jul 2011

The Silver Blade

- The cold silver blade sits there in front of me. I know what its job is, and what it has to do to me. Picking up the blade with two of my fingers. Tracing the blade gently across my other fingers. B...

By: TearsOfAnAngel | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Jun 2011

Tria (Ref: C 1 - 1)

- THE PAST In the palace King Karna walks the arched hallways with his ‘sarathi’ and chief confidant and advisor Mani. She (Stree) is a difficult child. Her father already brought much shame by marr...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 24 Mar 2011

Another Friend Left Town Today

- Another friend left town today, Left this world quietly with nothin' to say. Don't matter whether it was a shot in the arm or a shot in the head, The only thing matters is another friend's dead. Hook...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Nov 2010

Under Darkness Of Night

- Sounds of yelling from a row house blare, No one hears, does anyone care? The yelling soon turns into a fight, But no one hears under darkness of night. A teenage girl works the street, Hoping t...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Oct 2010

Arcadian Lane -PROLOGUE-

- Thump…. Thump.... Thump…Thump. If only my heart could beat a little quieter, a little slower or maybe, just fucking maybe, stop altogether. Maybe, just maybe they wouldn’t hear me, with any lu...

By: Katy | Category: Crime | Score: 5| Added: 11 Oct 2010