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lost

- lost in a world, where no one can find me, where I can't find myself. I go in search of me. in body and soul, I wander afar. over rough roads, stormy waters and dark clouds. through distant u...

By: danjuma | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Dec 2014

oblivion

- take me back to the beginning, and end it all before it begins. before the first day, that started it all. the first cry, that screamed why? the empty and confused look, that asked what is happ...

By: danjuma | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Nov 2014

Chanoya's nightmare

- Chanoya walked through the door into her large, high-ceiling, open living room. When she looked into the middle of the room, she dropped all of her stuff and screamed bloody murder. For that is what w...

By: PurplePanda101 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 22 Nov 2014

My Angel

- I remember your eyes As they looked into mine I remember your hands As they reached out for me I remember your laughter Your cries Your ooh and ahs I remember everything about you I mi...

By: maryruth | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 17 Nov 2014

Haunted Woods

- The walk seemed different today. I lived near these woods almost all my life. I played in the woods. I built many little hovels using branches and undergrowth as cover. Instead of going through neigh...

By: frogprince | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 13 Nov 2014

Killer's Bliss

- She heard whispers. Quiet and menacing, they coursed through the darkness like little scratching claws on worn, wooden floorboards. She stood still with her eyes closed shut, waiting for the silence ...

By: Blue | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 13 Nov 2014

Parts

- I wonder then if that is why I chain you up and steal your eyes? I really need all that you are, become for me a rich bazaar. Give me your lungs to help me breathe, I’ll prise them out with g...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Oct 2014

Bottoms Up

- Bottoms Up An hourly clerk on a Friday at work, was the last place she wanted to be – putting up stock while the hands on the clock seemed to stick on a quarter-to-three. A typical day filled...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Oct 2014

Gone

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Smears of glowering grey Roll smudged across the violet sky, Dusk sinking to Twilight sinking to Star-s...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Oct 2014

Why is the sky so silent

- Why is the sky so silent. Clouds hang around like junkies. The sun, floating mountebank, hides slyly, and is as clever as he looks. On a black branch sits a crow, its ragged feathers an insult to...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Oct 2014

Locked

- It is a windswept house; yet still. The windowless walls are impenetrable; the lone tenant doesn’t bother to try the door, any more than she would aim a camera at the sky to make sure it’s the...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Oct 2014

She sits on dark grass

- She sits on dark grass, like a migrating bird with a broken wing, calling his name. The moon, like a ball of bright wool, lazes softly in a tree’s fork, its feet hanging over into space. She has ch...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 11 Oct 2014

The Owl

- fat and feathery-soft, deceptively weightless; he floats, a skilful sackful of ether, on invisible waves. he silhouettes against the moon’s pale circle, growing with his deadly descent. and in each ...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 10 Oct 2014

On the death of a child

- as the soft bird sits gently on her smooth patient eggs even so my hand rests on your tiny lifeless head

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 05 Oct 2014

angels : do you believe

- (10/3/14) It was the first thing put on GODS list So why do we question if angels exist? They are his soldiers the guardians of earth They have been here since humanities birth, And sin...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 05 Oct 2014

The Message

- As I stopped and listened for sound at the door I knocked and called her name once more A soft cry followed by a bump and crash I started to pray as I fell to my knees When someone opened the ...

By: maryruth | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Oct 2014

Cold Mother

- She sits alone in the turgid darkness, her swollen breasts full as a gourd, empty as sin; missing his boneless gums. She weeps, but no tears come; she is dry as tumble-weed. Her belly opens like a ...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 01 Oct 2014

No Time

- I stood on the bridge; the hand in my pocket holding the watch you gave me before you died. it sat there alone in its perspiring womb. the dark was more than night; it squeezed through my pores. t...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 30 Sep 2014

Who

- Her face barely above the water The dead girl floated like a poisoned fish. Her eyes, which had given up being Human, were locked like a safe. Her tentacled and deliberate hair Gesticulated with ...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 27 Sep 2014

The Promise

- A promise from my lover is the glass upon the floor, broken by my lover and his dirty, fucking whore. A promise from my lover is the glass beneath my feet which cuts me and unfolds to me my lover’...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Sep 2014

is suicide the answer

- A cut above, a cut below- suicide can be very slow Peer pressures are getting to you- is this the only thing that you can do? For your family and friends now come the burdens and tears Not knowing...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Sep 2014

Keep Living

- They had plans They were going to get a place together Start a big family Open a bookstore They have planned it all for years Then it got taken away He saw an innocent girl and took her li...

By: Ladybug | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Sep 2014

My Anna

- My Anna, why did you choose to leave me? The answer I may never know. So with a heavy heart I try to come to terms with that you are gone. Anna my Anna, as children we were always together. Even when ...

By: maryruth | Category: Memoirs | Score: 0| Added: 23 Aug 2014

Giving Up

- I’m not doing this any more. I’m giving up, witness me! Giving up. No more trying for me. Why should I? Everything goes wrong. Love, lust, work. Might as well give up on life. Or at least this l...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 23 Aug 2014

Lending Fate a Hand

- Where was he? Nothing looked familiar to him. He was in a white room and it was empty. People were yelling around him but he didn't see anyone. Someone was running past him and felt air rush by his ...

By: Ladybug | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 17 Aug 2014

Mindy Learns (part four)

- It's been many years now. I've been to college and received my degree. My job now is teaching young people. It's a rewarding way to make a living. It's a fine and honorable thing to spend one's life f...

By: Survivor | Category: General | Score: 0| Added: 09 Aug 2014

The Call

- Please know that this in the flash-fiction section. These things happen. Please remember to have hope and hold on for one second at a time, find a way to cope. There is always a way. I picked up th...

By: maryruth | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 0| Added: 05 Aug 2014

Living With Me

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Sing silence a song of a void in the night Where the stars sink in oil And vain they scream out As the ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jul 2014

You

- You ruined my life. You made me what I am today. You left a scared little girl. You molded me in to what I am today. You loved me with all your heart. You left me. You shattered my life. You ...

By: TxPrincess | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jul 2014

Another Heavenly Flower Blooms

- Another Heavenly Flower Blooms { The scriptures tell us we will have a new name in Glory} By Don Ford We see our garden flowers in bloom. They brighten up a summer’s d...

By: dgford | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jul 2014

An Accidental Killer

- I suppose you want to know my name. Fine, I’ll tell you. I’m Nick. My full name is Nicholas Michael McMasterson. Now that you know that, stop smirking and just listen to my story. It isn’t spectacular...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Crime | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jul 2014

To Love Is ...

- To love is ... To accept someone for their differences, as well as their similarities; To love is ... To hold them in your heart, even when you can't hold them in your arms; To love is ... To...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jun 2014

Let it be Heard

- Let it be heard, I am only a girl. One of many, and somewhere in the middle of that ever changing group. I am just here, living, creating, destroying, just the same as you. My path intertwines with yo...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jun 2014

Bullying a Bully (3)

- I knew what I was walking into. It wasn't the first time I had walked home to find the apartment empty and the snooping old broad next door trying to find something now to complain about. She had told...

By: TRacr14 | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 22 May 2014

Bullying a Bully (2)

-  School dragged along at a snails pace all day. My first period, and English two class, felt like it would never end. It was hard enough trying to stay awake with the few hours of sleep I got every ni...

By: TRacr14 | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 16 May 2014

Bullying a Bully

- Okay. So let's just say that you were having a crappy day and at school it only seems to get worse. Would you respond violently? Scratch that. Let's pick a target. Okay, so we have a bully - we'll jus...

By: TRacr14 | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 14 May 2014

Happy Mother's Day, Mom

- Since you died, this is the second Mother's Day that has come around. Since March of 2013, peace and tranquility aren't things that I've found. You were one of the greatest mothers who ever lived. You...

By: RandyJohnson | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 May 2014

Love and Hate

- Eyes open to the sky, Rain pours down like tears from clouds dark as night like my eyes. Hair is drenched, Clothes are torn, but I am so alive even as I die. Tossed out on the curb, Th...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 09 May 2014 Audio version available

Where Does a Poem Begin

- When does a poem begin  And where does it end? Does it swoop down like a breeze  To swirl around the ankles  Of a pubescent girl  With knock knees? Is it there the seed begins? Does it shive...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Apr 2014

First class ticket to Heaven

- Mom got a First class ticket to Heaven, that's for sure. Everybody who knew my mom, absolutely adored her. She always helped others or she would bust her butt trying. It was so sad when her doctor sai...

By: RandyJohnson | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Mar 2014

365 days of Hell

- Things haven't been going well since Mom died one year ago today. A big part of me died with her when she passed away. For the last 365 days, I've been going through Hell. Everybody who knows me, know...

By: RandyJohnson | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Mar 2014

I Wish ...

- I wish I could be there for her! I wish I could be a shoulder for her to lean. She has lost her everything, That would be her hope, confidence and every other thing – her father! I wish I ...

By: GreyHound | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Mar 2014

Memories

- Do you remember when you wanted to lose yourself, when you wanted nothing but to dissolve into the crevices of the walls behind you and fade into nothingness, when you wanted to say goodbye to everyon...

By: palela | Category: General | Score: 4.5| Added: 04 Mar 2014

Last Day Aboard Ship - chapter 8

- In five seconds, the boosters shut down, the computer and console went dark, the artificial gravity disappeared, and the main lighting deactivated. Within moments, the pair of emergency lights providi...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 01 Mar 2014

Widows tale

- Everyone has a story to tell. This is but a small portion of mine that I normally keep private because telling it causes me to relive the pain within it. I once had dreams of being an artist. Instea...

By: ravenpearl | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 01 Mar 2014

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 56

- Chapter 56 Twenty Years Later LEVIR. My name is Levir, I am originally from the planet of Crumbling Rose of Andromeda Galaxy, forced into exile with the rest of my Duhi order, or, rather thos...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 25 Feb 2014

Lighting Crashes

- Lightning crashes, thunder rolls, The Crow has taken flight, Lightning crashes once again, The Crow is now in sight. I've felt this way so many times, Death comes and surrounds, A fight for life I st...

By: Poetic_Justice | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Feb 2014

Last Day Aboard Ship - chapter 7

- Romero looked at me and said, “This is my bitch to slap. Get to your lifepod. I’ll buy the time you all need.” I waited a moment. “Ensign, get your ass out of here and kiss my girl for me when you get...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 13 Feb 2014

Pity the Living, Indeed

- The thing about funerals is that it's not only the poor bastard on the casket who looks dead. As you reach out to grab the crying son's shoulder or the wailing husband's hand, you see the hollows in...

By: palela | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 06 Feb 2014

How do you spell beautiful woman?

- How do you spell beautiful woman, its spelled A-G-N-E-S. Everybody who was a part of Mom's life was truly blessed. Mom was blessed with both outer and inner beauty. She would've still been beautiful e...

By: RandyJohnson | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Feb 2014

She Will Save Us

- That’s not it, she’s not yours. Why? Why isn’t she mine? You shouldn’t chase her, you don’t deserve her. Why? She’s not yours, She’s a kid. A human being. She’s not a kid, She’s a key. G...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Feb 2014

Heart of Gold

- My Mom's name was Agnes. Her maiden name was Greene. She was the youngest of five children. She had one sister and three brothers. They are/were Ina Mae Dooley, Everette Greene, James Greene and Norma...

By: RandyJohnson | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 04 Feb 2014

Hope

- The light, Blissful and soft. Warm and inviting. Sometimes it calls me, I never listen. But what would it be like? The right cocktail of drugs, Slowly slipping away, No pain, just a blissful feeling...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jan 2014

The Bane To Life

- We used to call it the big "C" And it has had effects on me. The women in our world have won Our pity for what fate has done.  Great Aunts I never knew have passed, Their horrid war they lost at l...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Jan 2014

For my friend

- On 29 November 2013, I got a phone call from a former coursemate of mine asking me whether I had received any news on the accident of a friend and former coursemate Abdulrahman, which at that time I h...

By: danjuma | Category: Musings | Score: 4.3| Added: 06 Jan 2014

Delicate and Bitter

- If you were quiet enough, you might hear the heartbeat of each flake as it hits its sea of brethren. You could be so light of foot that you might sense the shiver of the snow itself, nestling into the...

By: EvaJupiterSkies | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 01 Jan 2014

the dead parrot

- Yoro, the leader of the controlling particle, tapped his fingers on his desk. He had read the reports and they didn’t look good. There was kidney failure caused by all the Doritos he’d let the parrot ...

By: fallingdove | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 30 Dec 2013

Dying Without Dying

- The man ate a sandwich, He snacked and smiled, He ate that sandwich, But then he choked, Poor dude, On a bit of bacon, he croaked. The woman knitted, She knitted a sweater, Then she got up, And she...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Dec 2013

Fly

- I wonder why, oh why, Does that fly buzz about in my eye? Is it stupid? Why my eye? Are you looking to be killed, Splatted, maimed in cold blood? Do you see that spider? Hanging around, upon its web...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Dec 2013

At a crossroads

- Scarlett had gotten off early from the diner she worked at as a waitress. She was glad to get off work early to surprise her husband. Things had not been good between them for a while now. Rick had lo...

By: Molly | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 06 Nov 2013

I Am a Bramble Thorn

- I am but a protruding thorn. The only reason I was born was to create pain and push life away. I reach to touch a fading sun and think of all the sins I’ve done. I lie beneath the brambles as I pra...

By: An_occasional_writer | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 24 Oct 2013

Trail's End

- Venturing along the pathways of life,  not always conscious of the perils. Navigating through rubble strewn strife, detouring around blazing barrels. Stumbling down alleys full of temptation, ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 22 Oct 2013

The Last Day

- Missy, the girl who takes care of us, saw me looking at John sitting by the window reading the bible. “Corrie, do you want me to wheel you over?” I nodded and she pushed my chair to the corner and ...

By: fallingdove | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 21 Oct 2013

The Darkest Night - Part Two

- The woodsman had many talents, but caring for newly-born baby girls was not among them, so he did the only thing he could think of – he took the child to the village church. The pastor’s wife was in t...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 21 Oct 2013

My sweet dear friend

- We were together, for a little while;  I think about you, and the way you smiled. We were friends forever, until that night; That dreadful night, you lost your life. When I got the phone call, it wa...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 18 Oct 2013

Mindy Learns (part three)

- My name is Mindy. On this sunny morning I was standing on the green grass. It was a beautiful May day. I was alone. I had left the house early and I watched as the sun rose in the east. It was casting...

By: Survivor | Category: General | Score: 4.5| Added: 17 Oct 2013

Sophie

- "Sophie cannot finish her dinner, she says she's had enough... Sophie's trying to make herself thinner, says she's eaten too much..." -Sophie by Eleanor McEvoy. It's three in the morning and sh...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 12 Oct 2013

Nobody Ever Knows

- Sitting on a bus, top deck, He looks down upon the populace, they look like a buch of wee specks, all milling about, scrofulous. Music blaring in his ears, the singer talking of her fears: Abandonmen...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Oct 2013

the *gift*

- Re: * GIFT * Ahhhh. A sharp hiss inward, a backward sigh, like a kiss being Took my breath away. From where my inscrutable shadows eclipse a heart sometimes The view - but such...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Oct 2013

Standing in the Puddle of Light

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Light puddles on the floor, Crawling along the wooden slats And bleeding down the cracks To nowhere a...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Aug 2013

Chance

- Chance Born and raised in the wheat of Kansas. Fell in love with the cute city girl. Time flies for the new lovers. Married on the sixth month called June Full moon the bane of those that wears t...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 04 Aug 2013

Ambush

- Ambush Each full moon they stream out into the grass. Sixteen men veterans all move under the moon. Not a word spoken, they know the job at hand. Back in camp they call for the copters. Sile...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jul 2013

Depression Is A Dirty Word

- I stand on the top of the building where I work watching the congested traffic trying to make its way out of the city after a long hard day’s work. It's Friday, and it seems the entire city has decid...

By: sbyrne | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 24 Jul 2013

Escape

- Dayna scrambled through the escape pod hatch and into the cool morning air. Standing on the side of the pod, she looked back along the furrow it had scored through the forest when it landed. She slipp...

By: sbyrne | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jul 2013

The Burning of the Golden Eagles

- The Burning of the Golden Eagles. The Grande Armee on the move. Oh what a mere 6 months would make.  450,000 strong marched to the sound of drums and buglers. Move east men for the empire, for...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 18 Jul 2013

Final Goodbye

- Final Goodbye Andy, the junior engineer of the galactic mining ship Gantry, stepped into the engine room and sensed there was something wrong, but he couldn’t place what it was. He shrugged and con...

By: sbyrne | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 14 Jul 2013

Flowers of the South

- Flowers of the South form up boys face to the right for the glory of the South swords glisten in the hot sun drums and battle flags to the front gray lines as far as the eye can see soun...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 10 Jul 2013

Not Knowing

- I don’t know what I’ll do when I can’t do the things I love to do. I don’t know what I’ll say to friends when they stop by. Will I have the strength to care and ask, how are you, what’s ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jul 2013

My Thoughts - Mortality and Death

- I have been encouraged by friends to write this. Some friends said it would be good for me and some said it might help others that are in similar circumstances. I’m not sure about either reason, but t...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jul 2013

Hurt and Pain

- Hurt and Pain from the first gasp of oxygen we feel pain as the doctor or mid wife slaps you into this world pulling you from your mother's breast you form the feeling of hurt crawling to stum...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 28 Jun 2013

hospice - end of life

- Hospice is the rest stop between heaven and earth They care for you for all your worth They are with you in your final days Taking care of you in so many ways. Relieving many burdens, ...

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

I Loved Him So Much!

- Approaching the accident I was showing my fear and trepidation. I knew they might not let me near him, but I had to get to him. It was so important to get to him. I had to see him. My tears were alrea...

By: Survivor | Category: Crime | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 Jun 2013

Cursed (part 5)

- Fog had seeped into the empty space just beyond the tree line of the forest, submerging the small house. A thick cloak that even the most skilled of hunters could barely see through. William wasn’t co...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 31 May 2013

don't text and drive

- (5/28/13) She lost her life while texting that day And never got to finish what she had to say “I will meet” were the last words she said As everyone wondered “what went thru her head”. Was the...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 May 2013

Carrion Dreams

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Search the stars For dreams that are lost. Fly upon the backs of carrion crows As they batter their ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 May 2013

Does It Mean Something?

- "So I was walkin' down the street, like after school, and the guy, this kinda meth guy comes runnin' up with this gun. Like a small one, you know. But a gun. And this other guy? He was wearin' a turba...

By: Survivor | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 24 May 2013

A Prayer

- A Prayer I got a call yesterday from my love. She said she ran into my boss and he asked her why I was a grump. In the last couple of weeks I had not smiled. She smiled wanly and agreed with him; ...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 18 May 2013

Meghan- Thoughts of a Ghost Girl

- It's as if I'm looking in a mirror, I see my dark red wig, curls perfect, my eyes closed- by Jason of course- but usually shimmery green, fear upon my face... I've felt a lot of that the...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 13 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

Gold Rush Fever Conclusion

- They sat around the table pondering the the future. Marshal Hagen finished his food, quickly drained his glass and stood. “I'd like to say that this was great meeting you all, but under the circu...

By: Rascal | Category: Action | Score: 4.9| Added: 24 Apr 2013

Isolation

- He shifted and squirmed trying to relieve his aching limbs. His arms hurt, his legs hurt, everything hurt. The ground beneath him was solid and punishing; it provided no comfort, no respite from the p...

By: BrownEyedGirl | Category: Crime | Score: 2.6| Added: 23 Apr 2013

It Was A Tragedy

- It was a tragedy that he died, It was a tragedy that she died, It was a tragedy that the train derailed, It was a tragedy that the van overturned, It was a tragedy that the car veered off the road...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Apr 2013

Expansion of Mankind Chapter Six

- The first meeting of the new government was held on a Friday evening. The first order of business was swearing in the new elected officers by the Marine's chaplain, the Reverend Stark. The first ...

By: Rascal | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 04 Apr 2013

The Call

- The Call It comes as a shock – when you glance at the clock, it’s an hour that no one should call, but the name on display gives the caller away – so you answer the phone after all. The ...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 01 Apr 2013

Solarites Ch - 9

- I couldn't cry, the tears refused to leave my eyes as my face burned. There was nothing to say as she lay motionless, like a doll. An empty doll now, nothing left on the inside; no life, no soul, no F...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 26 Mar 2013

…and I bequeath Sunny

- “Betcha,” the old man said. “No way. You always win.” said my mom. “Come on, you get Drummer if you win, and I get Sunny if I win,” Lee said. “OK,” Eloise said. Lee won his daughter’s hors...

By: fallingdove | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 13 Mar 2013

love and death battle

- (3/8/13) I found myself swirling in deaths eyes When I heard your voice in a far distant cry “Do not leave me; do not go away, I need you Beside me, I need you to stay” The current as ...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Mar 2013

The End Of Things

- Their happiness taunts me, the cruelest of jokes If only they knew how I felt. My heart in pieces, just a shell of a man Cursing God, for the cards that were dealt. May your heart be broken a thousan...

By: Liz | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 07 Mar 2013

There Must Be A Million Birds

- I think there must be a million birds  Outside my window today  Urgently squeaking and squalling and calling  Like they have something salient to say  My brief experiences with these creatures  Have...

By: ACCooper | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Feb 2013

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