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Halls of Amenti

- Then for a dwelling place, far 'neath the earth crust, blasted great spaces they by their power, spaces apart from the children of men.  Surrounded them by forces and power,  shielded...

By: NateChal | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 23 Nov 2019

A Walk in the Desert

- "A Walk in the Desert" (c) Mike Stone October 8, 2014   Tuvi Ornat put the old concert ticket he'd been using as a bookmark between the two pages he had been reading and laid the dog-eared paperb...

By: MikeStone | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 22 Feb 2019

Kindred Spirits, Distant hearts. Chapter 22

- Benghazi. December 24 th , 1941   Maria stared intently at the terrain unfolding before her whilst trying to avoid all the rocks and holes that made the track so uneven. She was acutely a...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 04 Apr 2018

Kindred Spirits, Distant Hearts. Chapter 21

- Benghazi. December 11 th , 1941   Try as she might, Maria found that sleep was almost impossible. There were no lights to keep her awake, and the sounds of the guards outside as they ch...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 23 Mar 2018

Kindred Spirits, Distant Hearts. Chapter 19

-   Benghazi   . December 08 th 1941   After the death of her friends, Maria threw everything she had into her work. She knew deep inside that she could not have done anything to prevent t...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 19 Feb 2018

Sin City

- Jeweled kingdom People zoo The sex of riches Won by few Palatial coolness Inferno blazing Misted desert Lustful gazing Lines of feeders Snaking through Mazes Waiting For their food Glitz and sh...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 May 2016

Desert Dreaming

- Soft Desert Sands shifting As the wind blows The grains into dunes Drifting across the land.  Sighing xerophytic dreams Creating quartzite pyramids And robust succulent greenery  Singing adagios as ch...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 May 2015


- I don't know if I wanna sit about doing nothing or nap. I kinda want both, but also neither. Sleep feels much nearer but doing nothing is more of a head clearer. The trouble with naps, is you...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 14 Oct 2014

The Desert

- I love it, this heat The scorching sun that sizzles on tar roads The searing metal of a seat belt buckle. Sure we complain One hundred and seventeen degrees Farenheit Some sadistic streak l...

By: Nile | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jun 2014

Spring Desert

- Everything is dead or dying, My brother tells me. There is nothing alive and green. I run to the window and show him a beauty like none elsewhere but here. Look, I tell him pointing, the bushes are bo...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 22 Apr 2014

The Queen's Hammer

- The Queen's Hammer Queen's Royal Hussars our challengers jump to life bringer of death to thy enemy new blokes welcome to the sand box sitting in my turret cup of afternoon tea a song come...

By: frankstevens | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 May 2013

Watch For Tortoise

- "Watch for tortoise" the signboard said, A flashing yellow light shone out. The warning was seen up ahead And the meaning left little doubt. We felt glad for the sentiment, That the Parks still car...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 May 2013

Radio Watch

- I had radio watch. I usually did four hours a night. I wrote letters by flashlight. The letters all had a box in the lower left corner with tick-marks that I slashed into the notebook paper every time...

By: fallingdove | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 16 May 2013

Crossing a Desert

- Crossing a desert is never a child's play. There's always so much of sands to get over.  Blistering sun during the day-time and unending thirst.  Camel-toes planting patterns ununderstandable. ...

By: nirupam | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 25 May 2012

Magus of The Desert

-   Far from the sea, her sighing dunes All wander lost beneath the moons That wax and wane in an eternal sky; Where subtle symphonies of light And wondrous silences of night Draw the fou...

By: Piquet | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Dec 2010