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The Maze and the Ladder

- She was lost in the maze for so many years. Entering was a mistake, a blunder. She shouldn't pay with the rest of her life. She's paid so much as it is. Lost in the maze. But every labyrinth has b...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 28 Apr 2018

Kindred Spirits, Distant hearts. Chapter 10.

- Berlin. May 27 th , 1941   Since returning to the Charité, Katarina had immersed herself totally in trying to run her ward as efficiently as she always had but things were very different no...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 17 Sep 2017

Freedom Flight

- Through the meadow she softly tread; Her bruised and broken body bled; Careful to weave to and fro, no droplets left behind to show;  The path she took for her escape, on the night of her brut...

By: WildIrishRose | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 May 2017

Pscybotics Volume One: Episode 8A - Finder's Keeper's

- THREE DAYS LATER    October 13th, 2040 – 10:15 Sam stood in front of his best friend, Doug, and Selena. They looked at him with worried eyes. “You want us to do WHAT?” “Look, Sam,” sa...

By: Beesting | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 0| Added: 05 Dec 2016

Late Night Drive

- A late night drive, what I need, a chance to embrace the speed, No cash or slips on the line, just me riding the redline An open road, just two lanes, leave behind the dulling pains Nothing nea...

By: Sicarium | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Aug 2016

A Day Away

- I love salt, water, taffy, and tears but only if they are happy Now I need someone to calm my fears Distract and let's escape for the day Television off, radio turned down Tomorrow a visit to our boa...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jul 2016

One Chance

- Nikolai reached his hand into his pocket and felt the knife. He had worked for weeks on it, slowly grinding down the stone blade day by day. He only had one chance to take out the guard when he reache...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2016

Albatross

- I saw you weak And hated you The way you clung to me Your need so claustrophobic I could barely breathe And yet I felt responsible Not able to break free Each time that I would take a step Your gras...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Aug 2015

Rise and Fall (Prologue)

- The wind blew through her dark hair, cool but not cold. The sun's rays beamed through the clouds warm, but not burning. Gazing down at the world below, a gleam of mischief appeared for a second. Her n...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.8| Added: 07 Aug 2015

Him

- In my dreams last night I found myself sitting at the dining room table. Like so many times years ago, my report card spread open on the table in front of you. Your fingers again grasping my drea...

By: CKAcres | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.9| Added: 02 Aug 2015

My Escape

- Create my escape As I stand here Without even moving an inch As soon as you see me, I’m traveling Away from the world I live in The brief time that we spend together An evening A coffee A night Whis...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jun 2015

Escape

- Everyone needs an escape, a fantasy place to go. Where they can dream, not being what others suppose. Reality can be let go for a time, while singing a different song. A place so far away, i...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jul 2015

Sirens song....

- Roy Rogers used to live an average life with average money. He had an average family, no siblings, a mother and a father. Roy was 13 years old when he found the last place he would ever see. A week ...

By: shysiren | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.5| Added: 29 Jun 2015

Happy Birthday, Jess

- So much time has passed away, since that night so long ago I know you found your peace and way, no more pain and your end of sorrow You found a path to leave the fray, an escape I could not offer...

By: Sicarium | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jun 2015

Snake Charmer

- When I met you Want and need Had teamed together Blinding me  Though learning that your girls before Were battled-scarred I was so sure The blame did not belong with you I missed the signs Ignored th...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 May 2015

Limited Escape From Reality

- My mind is racing, With every word my brain spews on the page I feel part of my sanity come back. Part of my pain is lifted, Part of my heart mends itself, But only for a moment, Because o...

By: insomniac_00 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Mar 2015

The Strange White Man 41

- Carpenter saw himself catching the Princess before she would have struck the cold marble floor and injured herself. He brushed the hair off her face and stared, as her beauty was breathtaking. He was ...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 17 Feb 2015

Tell Me A Story

- Reality is heavy  Duty is steep  Tell me a story  To help me sleep It doesn’t need a hero  A middle or an end Just start with the words And let us begin Give me fear And hate and pain Sometim...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 20 Nov 2014

The Strange White Man Part 19

- As soon as they arrived at the ranch Holly leapt off the horse and headed straight for the house and the stash of cows blood that was hidden there. She felt better after consuming a full bottle and ap...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.3| Added: 09 Aug 2014

Wooden Boy 2

- I want to be that wooden boy I wish to have that life of ease With strings to lift and pull me up  With no responsibilities Some days I'm down - too tired to play  But as a toy and wooden ...

By: dgford | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 07 Jul 2014

Chapter 1:Failed Escape

- "Rein-- I can't run... anymore..." Jae breathed through his mouth. Rein knew. She was the only one pushing forward through the twigs and dried leaves, he was pulling her backwards. She could feel it...

By: CassieStarlight | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jan 2014

The Fallout

- Only a few days passed, I spent the first day screaming and pounding at Jake. He lied to Kayla and me about being a werewolf. I also used that fit of rage to blame him for Kayla’s death. He waited fo...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 07 Nov 2013

Jen's Flight. Part 3

- So now we circle around back to the beginning of Part 1 where we find Jen in her room packing. All her clothes fit nicely in the duffle bag, a small hard sided suitcase also purchased from a yard sale...

By: The_Count | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 13 Oct 2013

Hide and seek with a devil

- The dim light from outside the window seeped through the slots of the closet door. I stifled my breath and held back the tears that burned my face. Heavy footsteps were heard on the other side if the...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 12 Sep 2013

Solarites Ch 12

- It was the beginning of the end, and days passed by like a blur. I hardly remembered what happened during the day, but every detail of each night for the past two weeks etched my mind. Strict enforce...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 19 Jul 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 9

- Chapter 9 Love Is Not To Be Judged It is not a woman, but a man of about forty years old. Very handsome, in a long dark cloak. His eyes are full of love, as he kisses Aret on the lips. Dara’s...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jul 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 8

- Chapter 8 Into The Storm I see him standing on a meadow of fragrant flowers and wild garlic. One of those clandestine places in the forest, where if a deer would pass by, stepping on garlic ...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 05 Jul 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 6

- Chapter 6 To Save The Future I forgot. It’s Sunday, and we have to go to church. I hate it there. That’s why Mevild drags me to the carriage, already by the door. He is afraid I’m going to put ...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jul 2013

Dancing in Reverie

- Now and then I slip into reverie. Alone in my thoughts and schemes. Contemplating pleasant fantasies. Journeying far away, lost in dreams. Places in reality I have not visited. Imaginary de...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 20 May 2013

Goodgulf the Wizard, Ogres and Amazons Part IV

- After I was done showing Nell how important she was to me we lay on the floor holding each other. We had been left alone in the building for several hours and we were both getting a bit hungry. "I w...

By: CleverFox | Category: Fantasy | Score: 3.7| Added: 24 Apr 2013

Escape the Plague

- She's so ready for Spring Break, so very ready to have...  a week,  she thinks,  off-  off,  and away from school,  and pressure,  and overly emotional moments in one particular classr...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 19 Apr 2013

Answering the Breeze

- A warm breeze buffets my hair and face. It first invites, then challenges a response. The breeze calls to my horse. It tugs at his mane and plays with his tail. He tosses his head and beseeche...

By: Dianna | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 10 Mar 2013

Back to the Dreams

- "Just didn't drink enough to say you love me..." Evanescence, Lithium. He gets home, Staggering to the bedroom, Expects her laid out, Ready to please him. She is asleep, Laying on th...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Feb 2013

Hopeless Flight

- I’m running, fleeing in fear. It hunts, it stalks, and it’s relentless. Not machine, beast or man. Alone I face it. I can’t hide. No armor or fortress is protection. No bullet or blade can harm ...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jan 2013

Solarites Ch 6

- I was met by a stunned silence. Fei smiled in excitement and hope just itching for us to start. All we were waiting for was Raven’s answer and that has proven to be difficult. We were in the room F...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 29 Jan 2013

Musical Escape

- Play your music loud, Headphones on, secure on your head. Block the

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 18 Jan 2013

Great Escapes

- Breaking away from the clutches of the devil, is one of life's great escapes. Taken from the scrum, elevated to a higher level, not so many fouled scrapes. Feeling less numb, bid farewell to the t...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 11 Oct 2012

The Devil's Nest

- It was an anomaly of nature that housed nature’s anomalies. Jutting hundreds of feet out of the cold North Atlantic was an island pillar of jagged rock forming a platform above the frigid waves. Sitti...

By: GeekToAuthor | Category: Action | Score: 4.8| Added: 13 Sep 2012

Blood is Thicker Than Water

- The fog was rolling in like a throng of ghosts across the field. Its eerie fingers caressed the windows of the old house as the fog rose. In no time at all, it was as thick as the clichéd pea soup. J...

By: Celeste | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jan 2012

Silent Cries

- The rivers flow from sunken eyes, No one hears these silent cries, Except the room, But I assume, Even the air, Doesn't give a care. Into my pillow I weep, Can't fall asleep, Until the warm tears, Th...

By: unicorn92 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 03 Nov 2011

The Flood

- The Flood I waded around my house panicking in the rapidly rising water that was pouring in from the flooding river. It had happened much sooner than predicted. My teeth were chattering with cold a...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 06 Oct 2011

A New Beginning

- “Pst, Anna, can you hear me?” Antonio pushed himself closer into the muddy ground as he crept through the dark underbrush. “Anna, where are you?” Suddenly he heard a squeaking sound. A small anima...

By: schreiber | Category: Action | Score: 4| Added: 09 Jun 2011

Hunters: Chapter Three

- Hunters Chapter Three: The Hunt Is On By Nathan Mullins The sun had risen high in the blue, tranquil sky. Whisper had awoken earlier than her friend, and sat on the boxes she had slept on, thinki...

By: Dr100 | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 08 Aug 2010