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- This musing only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Sometimes, I remember my phone's inbox is getting too full. When I am waiting for the bus, I go thr...

By: Daisy | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 17 Feb 2013

In the darkness

- In the darkness never showing Couldn’t see her heart was growing Still not formed no way of knowing When she’d show up at my door. In the darkness she did leave me Sorrow, guilt and loss...

By: djmaiden | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.7| Added: 15 Feb 2013

Anamnesis

- Alone. My naked feet curled away from the biting gravel. I hugged my knees on the beheaded mountaintop as the wind ripped shawls of warmth from my back again and again. I cupped my hands over my ch...

By: InkStained | Category: Fantasy | Score: 3.3| Added: 11 Feb 2013

Blackened Wings

- For all the fallen... But especially for Jer! The warrior cried Tears of fury The angel came down War torn and weary The sound of her voice Soothed his soul She read in his face ...

By: auburn_angel | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 03 Feb 2013

Slip Away

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Darkness and shadows build walls around me, Easing the void of aching cold Into the black, still oil ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Jan 2013

Carried Too Long

- Allowing myself to misplace reality's grip. Dwelling yet again in the past, feeling dismay. Into the bottomless depths of darkness I slip. Why could life not have been a different way? Trying to re...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 27 Jan 2013 Editor's Pick

Lover's Leap

- LOVER’S LEAP by Curtis James McConnell I tell you now, it is love which binds us. Using simple blackhole physics, we shall prove this. Whether you are too cool, manly, cynical or intellectual ...

By: CurtisJamesMcConnell | Category: Science Fiction | 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

Forgiveness

- An old man sat in the back of a decrepit yellow taxi. The driver, a young east Indian man, chattered aimlessly over the staticky radio that was forcing out a garbled version of what the old man could ...

By: Writemeariver | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jan 2013

Night Messengers

- The loud rap on the door startled me out of a deep sleep. I shoved my pillow over my head and burrowed deeper into my lavender scented sheets and tried to reclaim my dream. When the pounding starte...

By: taosnana1 | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.5| Added: 20 Jan 2013

The Mail box

- The mail Box The doctor’s death sentence still pains my heart as I retrieve my mail this December morning. For 40 years I’ve walked to this old mailbox. This will be my last trip. The week foll...

By: gartalker | Category: Drama | Score: 4.3| Added: 19 Jan 2013

Fat

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. I am fat. What do you make of that? No truly sexy pictures of me, With my ass on display And my br...

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

As The Sun Sets..

- "And the shadow of the day will embrace the world in grey and the sun will set for you..." ~Linkin Park, Shadow of the Day. The hospital walls, They surround her, all white, no color, a...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jan 2013

Fall Softly Off The Face of Tomorrow

-  I have no feelings, Lost A hollow sense of self. I want what I cannot have and Yearn for all that is beyond my reach. I want to wake up gone, Adrift in heaven Away from a world that hu...

By: LittleSister_ | Category: Poetry | Score: 2.6| Added: 07 Jan 2013

Life Begins, Life Ends

- Can you deal with science? Can you know what is real? Will you accept the truth? Are you lost in the past? Would you allow for doubt? Would you give up your faith? Could you let in the new? Wi...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Dec 2012

Broken Rampart Tattered Golden Banner

- Broken Rampart Tattered Golden Banner evil is on the march from the east from the north and even from the west darkness covers the land evil everywhere he who calls upon darkness holds s...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Musings | Score: 3.9| Added: 31 Dec 2012

A Senior's Jocund Poem of Holiday Cheer

- A stark blank page an empty mind the signs of age are not too kind as skills and memory begin to fade. Forgotten words a frozen tongue a trembling hand are all among the fearful things of aging’s pro...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 30 Dec 2012

I Am

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. I am Nothing. And Something. Something and Nothing That float in the ether, Shadows of grace on the a...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 26 Dec 2012

A Fairy Tale chapter three

- This is the third chapter of an ongoing story You may not understand it unless you start at the first chapter They walked to the Ladies. The Queen looked at Art. “What did you tell him Ob...

By: Rascal | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.8| Added: 11 Dec 2012

Love

- LOVE What is love ? Love is just a meaningless word , Love is something people say without feeling , Love is the flagellatio...

By: Sadman | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 17 Nov 2012

Raining In My Room

- Light tries to tumble through my window But it only hits the glass And bounces back into summer. Curled up on my bed, Huddled under the blanket To hide the cuts and ribboned pain, I see it throw itsel...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Nov 2012

Sliding Shadows

- Shadows slide in this midnight mist, Where the whispers embrace me And tendrils of moonlight Play with my hair. Sleep, cold and heavy, Presses on my heart, And its fingers close my eyelids As I wait f...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Nov 2012

Mirrors of the Mind

- Mirror mirror on the wall. Why is it the good must fall? Does this world demand sacrifice? Only from those with secret sins and vice. This world its choices are not to clear. Everyone can play this ...

By: Jester | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Nov 2012

Lost

- There is too much pain growing redwoods Through this ugly body of blubber. The world has become a teeming mass Of claw-covered, razor-toothed monsters, Chasing what is left in the void. Friends have b...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Nov 2012

The End

- When you were born I was conceived. You live in the light I am the blackness. In your most joyous moments I still lurk. You may forget me, I have not forgotten you. Do what you can to delay I march...

By: Jester | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Oct 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

Blood Sacrifice II

- I tried to write this as a standalone story, but it's a continuance of characters from “Blood Sacrifice” if you're confused The couple sitting at the corner table in the coffee house received a ...

By: Rascal | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 17 Oct 2012

The Road of Life

- I’ve lived a very hard life with some easy roads mixed between it. I remember being yelled at by family for telling jokes at a funeral, but I couldn’t help but wonder if the person who died honestly w...

By: Ryuu | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 09 Oct 2012

The Truth of Reality

- I sat there looking in his eyes.  They focused then looked away, What is happening...why can't you stay? It's not fair and I don't care. I'll be selfish, I want you here. My eyes blink and f...

By: Kasumi | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Oct 2012

Reminiscensces and looking forwards

- Death. This has been a year of it. Between people that I know and people that I don’t and the deaths of relationships, it’s just too hard to take sometimes. Today (4th October 2012) is the fourteenth ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 04 Oct 2012

Your Death: Thinking Outside the Box

- By using today’s technology you can lessen the pain that your passing causes loved ones. All it takes is a little bit of planning and the help of a trusted friend. What follows are observations and ...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 03 Oct 2012

All Alone

- I notice you standing on the corner, looking lost. As I make my way over to you, I notice your sparkling blue eyes on the verge of tears.  "Are you okay?" You look at me, and the tears escape. ...

By: Noraj | Category: Drama | Score: 4.8| Added: 30 Sep 2012

Nights Moon

- Of weariness set within her bones She arises before dawn of break Gazing upon shimmering nights moon Reflecting glow alighting her view Night sounds blend come of whispered callings Upon soft w...

By: ToeTagJaneDoe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Sep 2012

The Day Our Innocence Died

- The Day Our Innocence Died By midnightraider61 Based on the song “American Pie” by Don McLean “The Day the Music Died” was February 3, 1959, the day Buddy Holly’s plane went down in a corn f...

By: midnightraider61 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Sep 2012

Togetherness Again

- "I knew I'd find you here. Taylor, you've got to learn to let go. It doesn't matter how many times you visit, she's not coming back." "Don't you know I know that, Kaley! God, you don't have to keep r...

By: Douglas_Daleray | Category: Drama | Score: 4.1| Added: 24 Sep 2012

Today's News

- Today's news ......   Hands in pockets Head down Moves through crowded halls   Hey did you hear what happened   His dress of like those around him Blends in but is ignored   Yeah wonder why he di...

By: ToeTagJaneDoe | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 22 Sep 2012

the rose

- The rose (love story) She was only 21-when her fiancés life Was taken with a gun. They had three years together And life was getting so much better. They had plans for a wedding in June...

By: poetlou | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Aug 2012

Abandoned

- A house on rocky shores it was, A broken-hearted place; Stone walls etched with memories, That time cannot erase. Where once there was a glowing hearth Of warmth and billowing smoke...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 12 Aug 2012

The Agent, Chapter Three

- These stories are meant to be read serially. I went around doing my mundane tasks for months, doing little actions, at times wondering if I were doing any good. I did ascertain there were other agen...

By: Rascal | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 Aug 2012

The Agent, Chapter Two

- These Agent stories are meant to be read serially Although Simon had stopped by occasionally over the next couple of months to see me I hadn't received any information as to when I would be re-inst...

By: Rascal | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 06 Aug 2012

Sinopem, or, Nostalgia

- the homeland enters the main vein her incomparable scent penetrates each body cell one stunning aroma after another thirsting for her, beyond any measure in hunger pangs captive in intense longing etc...

By: HulyaY | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jun 2012

Saving A Soul!

- This poem was written several years ago now, when I was in a deeper, dark place and I think expressed much of my feelings at the time about loneliness, my disability and how people looked upon me. ...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jun 2012

No More Games

- “Let’s play!” she says to me, tugging at my hand. I shake my head, planting my feet firmly and yanking my arm free from her slim fingers. Alice frowns at me, before shrugging and running towards the l...

By: mhend90 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 02 Jun 2012 Editor's Pick

My Hidden Reality

- It’s coming from each side I can feel it surround me Choking, suffocating I can’t see it, yet still it’s there A thousand tiny hands Holding, pressing Pinning me where I stand I can’t understand ...

By: mhend90 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 May 2012

Life Appreciated

- As I get older, the more I appreciate life. Take the little Chickadee I found today. Once, living life with not too much strife. On its back, still, lifeless, black and grey. It had flown into a wind...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 May 2012

Watching

- Look at me Let me gaze at you Eyes wide and open Letting me into your soul My heart swells At the sight you give me Hands bound tight Mouth taped closed I circle around you Strapped to the chair I dri...

By: mhend90 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 02 May 2012

The Last Will and Testament of Celia Farrow

- This is the last will and testament of Celia Farrow. May God have mercy upon my soul. I'm sorry, I didn't mean to die. Mum. Julia Emily Farrow. My mother. I love you. I'm sorry I left you. I'm so...

By: Tiula | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 30 Apr 2012

Journey of Life

- The journey of life, we all must take. Paths to choose, decisions to make. Some reside on earth a very long time. Some only a short period spent sublime. Struggles many have, as they travel along....

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Apr 2012

I Did the Best I Could

- The teacher gave a frightened look as she stared at my coloring book. But I knew I did the best I could. I tried to pass my spelling test but I was slower than the rest. Yet I knew I did the bes...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 18 Apr 2012

Prayer for Monarch Butterflies

- May we all be Monarch butterflies, our orange wings lifting us from our cocoons, fluttering in the morning breeze from leaf to leaf, soaring when the sun is high, sweeping through sunbeams late...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Mar 2012

Heaven, Hell, Afterlife, Schmafterlife…..Just Take It Slow and Enjoy!

- Some claim after our final breath a soul survives the body’s death and some kind of an afterlife begins. Other’s say that when we die and utter our last earthly cry we’re dust and just wind up i...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 19 Mar 2012

The Heart

- Emily Janson was devastated when she got the call that Jonathan, the man she was to marry in two weeks, was just killed in a motorcycle accident. Holding the phone to her ear, her breath leaving her, ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 15 Mar 2012

The Journey

- As I stand on the curb at the airport, awaiting my sister’s car to pull up and take me home, I reflect on the last 17 days and the adventure of a lifetime. And I thought about what had brought it all ...

By: adele | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 12 Mar 2012

Are You Ready?

- When she'd first arrived, the Valley was beautiful. It was Summer and everywhere glowed and baked and sung. The leaves on the trees blanced to white and yellow, the grapevines sagged to the soil, h...

By: belletrist | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 12 Mar 2012

The End

- ~ The End ~ Becky Patterson sat in the dimly lit room, her head bowed slightly, staring blankly into space. She neither knew nor cared how long she’d been there. Finally she heard a light r...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Drama | Score: 4.9| Added: 12 Mar 2012

Gaza on TV

- I watch the fathers running through the streets, carrying their limp dead children in their arms, their broken hearts bleeding grief and rage. I see them running past the wounded everywhere, pas...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 04 Mar 2012

Wishful Thinking

- Jump in, she says, it will renew you. I dive into the blue water. It’s cold. English seawater is always cold. It is dark down here, I can’t see, but I can feel. I feel her splashing beside me, reachi...

By: SophieJackson | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 02 Mar 2012

A Cradle to a Casket

- "What did the doctor say?” “Nothing yet…he said he’ll have information for us soon.” “Oh…” We all put our heads back down. The last 4 hours were torture; sitting in the hospital lobby, watching...

By: Patrick | Category: Drama | Score: 4.5| Added: 21 Feb 2012

The Knife

- The Knife By Tony Radford A missile-flash, a chopper-crash – a field of charred debris, a team of five are burned alive – and that leaves only me. A stranded man in hostile land – my radio...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 19 Feb 2012

Of War and Peace and Mary Beth

- The smiling, long legged brunette in the photo leaned against the door of a familiar car. One hand held a set of keys against her freckled cheek while the other seemed to toy with the unfastened snapo...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Action | Score: 4.9| Added: 16 Feb 2012 Editor's Pick

Larry’s Second Chance

- “You’re asking me how it’s going?” I said incredulously. “How can you ask me that? I’m paralyzed and I’m dying, for god’s sake!” “Well you don’t have to be sarcastic!” came the response. “And be...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 16 Feb 2012 Editor's Pick

Reminiscing

- Looking back today and reminiscing on the good times we shared. The smile on your face that we both share The rough calloused hands that held me when I was hurting. The hard hand that busted me jumpin...

By: texasgal70 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 13 Feb 2012

December 20, 2011

- December 20, 2011   Do I fear death? Death was before me Gripped Counting my seconds Of my life There I was facing judgement Like votes in a ballot Was I to live or die...

By: christena | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.8| Added: 07 Feb 2012

Coyote Moon

- A Children's Moon displayed today, upon a canvas bright and blue, not a cloud in the sky to see, the only thing on exhibit, you Mr. Moon. Showing yourself in the brightness of day, for children who wo...

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 07 Feb 2012

A Post Mortum Farewell

- I sat beside him as he cooled. I touched his hand and stroked his head. Death had come an hour before. They placed him on a hospital bed. I found him on the bathroom floor. There was no pulse or...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Feb 2012

The Lost, the Taken, the Sundered and Forsaken

- I recently lost two relatives who I was not close to. I have also been thinking a lot about separation and the reasons behind it. This poem is about making amends and finding peace before it’s too la...

By: MissAdventure | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 02 Feb 2012

Little Victories

- I woke up tired but inspired Then my dog desired To disobey And run away That kills my day Then I heard a drop From my rooftop I took a peek And found a leak That kills my week I lost all ambition...

By: Bill_EB | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Feb 2012

Dark Day

- Today is much darker than yesterday  You are gone no longer by my side.  The nights and days we spent together  Forever cherished as these live in my mind.  You were always here always close to me...

By: Isadora | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 31 Jan 2012

The Suicide

- Jack was completely calm. As the nose of his aircraft dipped for the final time, as he saw the ground approaching, as he anticipated the impending impact, he felt no fear. Instead there was a serenity...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 27 Jan 2012

Silence is Not Always Golden

- It is very painful in a sad ironic way, that what can hurt so badly is the thing one does not say. Those alive can hear tomorrow that which should be said. What was never spoken cannot...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jan 2012

Brother

- Why did you have to die? I didnt want to say goodbye. My only brother was you, But you took place of my dad too. I know you were too special to keep here on earth, Your heart was pure gol...

By: CookieMonster16 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 11 Jan 2012

Precious Things

- I had her name traced above my heart Cupped my belly, feeling the spark Within, I felt the beat of life, the echo of her cry Her breath a butterfly Brushing the cobwebs from the grave with he...

By: sprite | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 17 Dec 2011

A Jocund Poetic Musing: Bury or Cremate?

- Beneath the ground you are alone completely by yourself. In an urn you simply chill on your wife’s closet shelf. Before they put you in the soil you pray for absolution. After you’re a London Broi...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 08 Dec 2011

Diary of a Soldier part I

- 15th of January, the year of our Lord 1429 I have seen much during my 10 years in the French army, but most of all I have seen death. My comrades are getting fewer and fewer as they fall to the ...

By: elitfromnorth | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.7| Added: 16 Nov 2011

Bambi's Mother

- Who does my little girl run to when she is hurt or upset? Who holds her and comforts her like no other? Why, me of course, I'm her mother and like all mothers the love I have for my child is uncondit...

By: steffanie | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 16 Nov 2011

The Diaries of Heather Campbell- Chapter 1

- July 8th, 2010 Dear Diary, Today is another beautiful, sunny, summer day. Not too hot, not too cold. It seems as though everyone and their mothers, fathers, aunts, uncles, cousins, sisters, brother...

By: unicorn92 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 19 Oct 2011

Almost finished

- I always remember you’re not here. Such a smiling countenance,  so much orangeness so very gone I hear you in the silence of the passageway the silence of the house and the silence of the yard ...

By: Clarabelle | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 11 Oct 2011

Even The Clocks Stopped

- The rickety old porch swing creaks under my weight as I rock myself gently to and fro. The sound comforts me as it rips harshly into the painful silence of the night. A nerve-numbing tingle spreading ...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 09 Oct 2011

Ode to the Common Man

- Some of us will leave our mark when we illuminate the dark and make the world a richer, better place. Some of us will lessen pain or make people be born again and thus impact upon the human race. So...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 04 Oct 2011

The Four Seasons--Winter

- By Autumn Writer © Copyright 2008, 2010 Chapter 4: Winter My beloved spake, and said unto me, Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away. For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and ...

By: AutumnWriter | Category: Drama | Score: 2.7| Added: 24 Aug 2011

Happiness

- In the abandoned building, amid the rubble, Abraham disrobes. His pale skin glows in the sun, his dark chest hairs protrude, accentuated by the shocking milkiness of his torso. He holds his hands high...

By: Clarabelle | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 3.7| Added: 23 Aug 2011

The Gift

- The Gift  Melanie, a further education teacher crossed the road, from the college bracing herself against the rain and wind. She needed to return her sister's call in privacy. Shivering, she stepped i...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 15 Aug 2011

It Matters

- "The internet is just another shit catalyst." "How do you figure that?" "What do you mean how do I figure that? I just told you whenever I write shit down I always say too much...practically turning ...

By: Patrick | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jul 2011

Spitting Scotch into the Clyde

- Spitting Scotch into the Clyde I am what ma da would call “bollock freezing”. Ma gonads haven't even dropped yet, so they must be like plain wee peanuts right now in this cold and dark. I'm...

By: danvevers | Category: Drama | Score: 4.6| Added: 19 Jul 2011

Maxine's Choice: Chapter Two

- I woke screaming. Every nerve in my body seemed to be on fire. The burning pain was excruciating. My body thrashed and shuddered. “Shh, Maxine, relax. You need to relax your body.” A man’s voice said...

By: NinaKari | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.3| Added: 12 Jun 2011

Maxine's Choice

- Chapter One It was darker than usual as I walked through the park. I was on my way home from working a double shift at the Pizzeria. The manager liked to go out for long periods of time then wait f...

By: NinaKari | Category: Supernatural | Score: 0| Added: 11 Jun 2011

Our Bliss

- I look at you, my darling, and even while cloaked in this blanket of disease and death, you are more pure than I could ever be. More pure than I could ever comprehend…and yet as I watch you, filth con...

By: RedWallFlowers | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 04 Jun 2011

That Day Will Never Come Soon Enough

- What am I doing? I should be doing more with my life than just sitting here miserable. But no, here I sit at my desk, writing my thoughts in this book. Does it help? Some. Do I want it to help more? S...

By: Douglas_Daleray | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jun 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

Farewell Little Angel

- Fear not the heat of the summer sun Nor the harshness of winter’s icy cold; Your worldly task is done, Homeward you are bound, Your angelic innocence intact: Fear not the displeasure of the Almi...

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

Wake Up

- Jesse looked out from the rooftop of a Brooklyn apartment building towards the New York City skyline; it was the highest building in Bushwick. He drank in the crisp May air like it was Vodka...burning...

By: Patrick | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 06 May 2011

Home

- What brought me here to this strange place? I look around me, scanning the sea of nameless faces,  Nameless, yet familiar in a way I cannot describe. They move as if in a dream, their eyes staring...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Mar 2011

I wish you had your cell phone

- If you had to go on to Heaven,  There is one thing I wish you took with you, and that would be your cell phone. Oh, how much you loved to talk on your phone. If you had your phone with you, I w...

By: TearsOfAnAngel | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Mar 2011

The deadliest blow

- I cling to speeding, spinning cones of lead That pierce the air and armour, skin and bone; Once deep inside, I ditch my deathly ride And spread destruction, quell life's fragile wick. I cleave to sha...

By: Futurepast | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Feb 2011

Neon Sign

- I guess I really can’t blame them. How could they be expected to know the truth, When all they see is some well-rehearsed smile, That I have been putting on in the morning, Like a clean shirt. I think...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 13 Dec 2010 Editor's Pick

Gone Too Soon

- Pow, pow, pow! The bullets rain Down. Blood gushes everywhere People run for their lives Families mourn the Deaths of the Innocent bystanders Crying, sorrow, eulogies The casket lowered into the Gro...

By: ladysharon | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Dec 2010

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

For Dana (1966-2006)

- I see a girl with long blond hair, So much like yours I stop and stare, With a quizzical look she walks away, I just stand there with nothing to say, So many girls remind me of you, How they move, the...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Nov 2010

The Time of Your Life

- New York Steve Bendarek couldn't believe his luck. A rudimentary night out in the local bar had taken an unexpected turn when this unbelievably attractive woman had bought him a drink. Her name w...

By: Mark | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 04 Nov 2010

Life Is But A Journey

- You know that I must leave you, The end is surely near, We both knew this day would come, Please don't shed a tear. Life is but a journey, Beginning with our birth, I'd like to think it continues on,...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Oct 2010