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My Princess

- My Princess Why do you look so sad, as you stare out from the screen? Why do you look so sad, with beauty like I have never seen? You do not belong here, with those eyes so beautiful and blue. You d...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Mar 2018

Are they There

- And after we're gone who'll remember to care Despair waiting there for the loss all will bear For the loss  For the loss They show love and despair We will never return But remember to care Kn...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Jan 2018

Broken Ink

- She is cracked and dry Shards of what Should be. Empty air does not live here, A harsh lit space of nothingness Where blinding white Scours reject sides And spears of broken Stab the world. The wind...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Aug 2017

Moth in the Jar

- I am the moth in the jar Hammering hard against glass As it warms in the sunrise and Bakes in the heat On my fragile dry leaf Of unfortunate soul Ever flipping itself To get out And to breathe. Wher...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jun 2017

If You Really See Eurydice

- Stolen kisses beneath the Oak A flash of a breast in the moonlight Tentative touches under the cover of darkness Muted pleasures as we veil ourselves in the forest Aphrodite-like perfection masquerad...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 May 2017

Despair

- Lonely hours into the night, battling tears and losing the fight; Broken heart that few will see; shattered spirit inside of me; Serene facade, despair within; pondering life, as it would have been...

By: WildIrishRose | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 May 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

I’m Still Here

-   Emily was in love. Every morning she awoke and looked at the man that shared her bed. Every morning she smiled and slowly but surely she would end up snuggling into him. She knew that Mike was the...

By: Martin | Category: Drama | Score: 0| Added: 12 Jan 2017

My Room - My Mind

- I see you in my own mind's eye Half awake and trying hard not to cry You face away towards the wall The bed clothes rise, and then they fall. You breathe and let out a great big sigh You think to you...

By: Martin | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jan 2017

The Nurses. Chapter 38

- H.M.S. Lakhota, March 8th, 1941.     The following morning, Maria and Katarina attended the sick parade as they had the day before but this one was a little different. Instead of having no p...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 30 Dec 2016

Dia De Los Muertos

- Staring at my own reflection  The face revealed is dead inside  Eyes have become cold and shallow  The spirit that lived there has died  I've let you do this to me  There’s no one to blame but myself...

By: Gypsygyrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 09 Dec 2016

More Than Just A Kiss: pt 10, Turning A Page

- Outside, a scattering of forlorn leaves clung to the dark, wet limbs of trees bordering the deserted playground and half-empty parking lot behind the red brick apartment building. Cold, misty rain and...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 14 Dec 2015

Why must I kill you?

- I see you there, alone and still and I know it's you I'm going to kill. You look at me and see me near, I shout at you but you don't hear. It's not my wish, to make you die, It's up to you, and y...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 06 Oct 2015

A Vampire's Lullaby Chapter 6

- Ch. 6: Memory and Truth Crystal carefully approached the newborn, "Alex? Can we talk?" He didn't answer. She knelt down and embraced him. "I'm not sure what happened. But, it hurts, doesn't ...

By: Akizuki | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 11 Aug 2015

The Cool Side of the Pillow

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Languishing dreams where a heart grows still, Slowing tick of the clock drives distraction to Death'...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Aug 2015

American Cinderella aka Route 66 Heartbreak

- Cinderella, oh Cinderella,  I heard you went to the ball.  You pranced and danced,  twisted and shook your booty.  In grand fashion, my Cinderella,  you tripped the light fantastic.  Dolled up, long ...

By: Buz_Bono | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 May 2015

Nothing Is Wrong

- No. Nothing is wrong. Go away. Go away. Please...don't stay. Is it time to get up. Is it that time again. To get up. It's dark inside. Is it time to get up. It's time for me to think. I ne...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Apr 2015

Bullet

- Pool of blood all on the floor You'll be missed? Not even sure Every word I hear that's told Seems to surprise my damaged soul The things you say and things I hear Seem to be the thing I fear Y...

By: Living_A_Horror | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Feb 2015

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

How Can I Choose?

- Is it possible to cope simultaneously with the torment of choosing whether I will to stay and accept less than I desire, or the agony of wanting to walk away because I know you'll never be able to g...

By: Sparkle | Category: Flash Fiction | Added: 09 Aug 2014

The Fool In The Rain

- Restaurant windows blazing light Over rain slicked pavement. Warm glow embracing you as you enter. I remain in the limbo of the night, Watching you from across the green. The silent watcher in the par...

By: Cindertoffee | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 May 2014

What I See

- So much potential I see inside you I wish that you saw you The way that I do You think you’re a bad ass But really you’re not The man that I see You’ve simply forgot You hide in plai...

By: littlegirllost | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Feb 2014

Vultures

- I walk along a back path to the bar and a group of large dark birds rise from the woods and circle above me. "I'm not dead yet," I think. Their swirling creeps me out, makes me feel vulnerable and s...

By: fallingdove | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 12 Sep 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 35

- Chapter 35 A Needle in a Haystack “We have installed a re-transmitting device. It’s on Komkaran, but it still works. It actually sends images both ways. That’s how I knew that Kallitris arrive...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 3.1| Added: 27 Aug 2013

Let Me Go

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Hand against the cold glass, Condensation runs like tears Down the outside of my leaden heart. The ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jun 2013

sadness

- Echo calling out Your name  Bouncing off the walls  Of my crumbling heart Deep desolation  Emptiness Despair Beauty in the Breaking dawn only Awakens memories more Darkness hide...

By: midknightvengeance | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jun 2013

Lament For The Lost

- This song only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. ~~~The sea speaks ~~~ Wash my tears away with rain; Leave my shadowed heart by the sea. I've ...

By: Daisy | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jun 2013 Audio version available

Mirror Image

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. The pre-dawn light is green-grey and dull, The air slumbers, Thick and heavy. Dampness and mulch Layer ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Apr 2013

Sylvia's Despair

- There was a hand in the darkness and it held a knife. The knife had a long black handle of polished black bone, and a blade finer and sharper than any razor. If it sliced you, you might not even know ...

By: Tempy | Category: Crime | Score: 4.3| Added: 27 Mar 2013

Dark Knight Lost Soul

- Dark Knight Lost Soul Once there was a young knight from the Spanish countryside. On one of his many journeys he did meet an exotic maiden, her hand promised to a great warrior from the isle of mist...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 31 Jan 2013

Clarity

- I cannot stand, nor walk or fly Only collide in my barren yard In stunned moments of clarity Soil still clutched in my hands Taste this despair and wormwood Still bitter on my tongue; I bruise my fle...

By: Strongheart | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 21 Jan 2013

Silver Shadows

- This story only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. This mist of loneliness wraps its fingers around my throat And squeezes me into a vortex of despondenc...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Dec 2012

Thoughts Of A Man About To Leave A Bridge

- As I view the world through the prism of my mind I see what life's made of, and I wish I were blind Nobody is happy, and those that say they are Have a mind that's torn, twisted, with a social scar...

By: OldTexasWriter | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Dec 2012

Darkness

- Suicide over 1 per day active military rate up veterans as well.... I showed this to Major Stevens, he liked it Darkness calling me deep from my troubled soul holding me to my past deeds horrible d...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 09 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

Weary soul – soldier

- Every wound heals Leaving you with scars Some big and some small I see you struggling day in day out standing in by lanes of life Unable to soothe your hurts and not letting me heal you, ...

By: sea | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Oct 2012

Nothing

- Take away all that is the best of me Suck me dry and render it down Leave me a hollow husk of former life Gone... and all because of you . Why do I hang upon your every word? Why do ...

By: LittleSister_ | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Mar 2012

From Sisyphus: Futility

- Almost there, almost to the place l never reach, almost as high as I can climb and lift this stone. I see the crest-- then look down at my feet, my sweaty arms and chest and think how...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 06 Feb 2012

What did you see

- What did you see when you looked at me The woman who gave her heart, so young and carefree The woman who you claimed with a ring of diamonds and gold Do you see the woman you promised to love, honor, ...

By: wildrose_girl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 10 Jan 2012