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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: 4.9| Added: 12 Sep 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 40

- Chapter 40 The Forbidden Love “I brought you the diary, Demi. This is the only help I can render in the search for Leozarit,” Immaul says thoughtfully. “Then, after you passed out unexpectedl...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 04 Sep 2013

Once In A Blue Moon

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere it has been stolen. Once in a blue moon, I glimpse a special soul, Reflections of myself, A sense of being home. Once...

By: Sparkle | Category: Poetry | Added: 17 Aug 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 28

- Chapter 28 The Secrets of the Abandoned House “It’s a cursed place, I warn you. Plus the weather is going to get worse. My flyer is not meant to be operated during high winds.” Asmadis lands h...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 13 Aug 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

Learning To Drive

- Most all of us remember the first time we got behind the steering wheel of an automobile. For some it was the scariest time of our lives, for others the most exciting. We lived through it though and n...

By: frogprince | Category: Memoirs | Score: 3.6| Added: 08 Aug 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 25

- Chapter 25 Flaming Fear “Ah, our sweet Tensartis! Every time it’s the same, my lord, you keep on forgetting to mention the high percentage of hydrogen in the air! Poor boy! Hurry, the shooting ...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 07 Aug 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 24

- Chapter 24 The Winds of Ashtarma “Tell me more.” I ask, rubbing the thin but strong skin of his wings between my fingers. “I was running away from the intergalactic search, when I smelled ...

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

This

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. This... Existence. This Melancholy beat of a spasmodic heart Empties full thrust into Mires of self...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Aug 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 17

- Chapter 17 Eva I feel that we’re not done here. This is what I think when we cross the threshold of my grandfather’s ship. I can’t let go of this thought even when too much is going on as it is...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 23 Jul 2013

Robert

- His name was Robert. He’d just gotten out of prison on parole after doing 6 years time. While he’d been there he’d had his throat cut. He showed me the scar. Sometimes you just have a feel for when so...

By: sprite | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jul 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 13

- Chapter 13 Secrets I Did Not Know About The next morning we ride out – me on my faithful Sarji, Iris on his Chirita, a playful black mare with a white spot on her forehead and Henessada on a gr...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 15 Jul 2013

Vocation

- Lust eruption of sexual heat Love bonds two hearts entwined Fear kept truth inside Guilt building till I burst Truth cutting like a knife Shattering the heart I love Burst into a millio...

By: Min_Farrjones | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jul 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 5

- Chapter 5 Arileot 14 (DG 5) The sunset is bright, and the rays of light shine on Dotristiar’s face. He is so cute. Permanently scared, but handsome in his vulnerability. I think I can use him t...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 02 Jul 2013

Trapped

- I've been locked up inside of this house. It's muggy and filled with toxic air. I go insane trapped behind these walls, No one to love, and no way to receive. For I’m thirsty for the knowledg...

By: Poppet | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 27 Jun 2013 Audio version available

Silence

- Tap your toe, Pick at your jeans, Play around-  forums, Text random people, Hum random tunes, Bite your lip, Play with the keyboard- trying to think of what to write- you want to,  ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 17 May 2013

Solarites Ch 10

- I heard a voice... While I was asleep. She was calling out to me, telling me it was okay. She was okay and waiting... For the moment, I was happy to see her and hear her voice. She was like the younge...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 17 May 2013

Mask

- This mask I wear, the one you can’t see, it’s there to protect me. I put it on when I need safety. It’s there to protect me. When I feel at my most scared, I put it on, and hide my fears. The pa...

By: Poppet | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 02 May 2013 Audio version available

On Falling

- The toddler falls, but he's made of rubber and bounces back up and learns, even if he cries. The tree falls and a new and stronger one grows in its place. A hawk flies at a dove, which is overwhelmed...

By: fallingdove | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 01 May 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

Watching

- She comes to school, Sits next to me, I've seen the pictures...  I know what's under those layers, You can see every single little bone. She thinks that because she's not losing in her problem ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 25 Mar 2013

One Night in the Ville

- I worked nights, so when I got a night off, I couldn’t sleep. I’d wander around the Ville, Anjeong-ri . I didn’t drink or party, so it was hard to find things to do, and friends. I’d eat at Dave’s Dea...

By: fallingdove | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 22 Mar 2013

Tight Place

- I pulled out the note from my pocket and looked at the address my colleague had jotted down. It turned out that I’m about twenty meters from the place. The building was old, with crumbling stucco wal...

By: Heel | Category: Thriller | Score: 4.3| Added: 19 Mar 2013

Expansion of Mankind Chapter Three

- Expansion of Mankind 3 When Sam and Kari returned to the planet Prime they reported to the Council that misunderstandings between the two cultures had been had been explained to the satisfaction of ...

By: Rascal | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 04 Mar 2013

Window of the Soul

- At an earlier age Charles learned to be quiet. He took up chopping wood and listened to the wind as it passed through the trees. People did not understand his life and the lonely cabin in the woods he...

By: DionisioManz | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.8| Added: 25 Feb 2013

Small Stuff

- They say: "don't sweat the small stuff." Hearing this saying many times. Don't know from where it came. But often in my head it chimes. When life plays another game. Tricks always getting in the ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Feb 2013

Her Deadly Savior

- Satisfied, he falls asleep Thoughts drifting into dreams Mad as Hell, I lie awake Struggling to bridle my screams Traces of my stolen DNA sheathe his most private places While bleeding cut...

By: ACCooper | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 02 Feb 2013

Into The Light

- You crept into my house in the black of the night When my eyes were closed and my guard was down You came to my bed and whispered lies in my ear But I didn’t resist; your voice is soothing to ea...

By: ACCooper | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.8| Added: 01 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

Fear

- To-the-bone cold overtakes me. * * * Administrative Note: This piece was approved before the 20-word minimum rule went into effect.

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jan 2013

Philena- .:Just Long Enough:.

- From the voice of Philena Xanderson, a character of mine... I want to, And you know I want to, But I keep hoping... even though hope hurts in the end, I keep hoping that if I live ...

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

How Do I Save You?

- I don’t know how all this started- he saw my bruises, he heard my words, he helped me, he questioned me, and he somehow got me to tell him, but I shouldn’t have. I should have just told him “it’s n...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jan 2013

A Fallen Warrior

- Necrosing tissue eats away at him. He suffers the pain, the torture, the terror. All in a bid to protect his loved ones. His body be used up, and his mind is worsening. Soon, he will feel nothing. Not...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 26 Dec 2012 Audio version available

Last Day?

- The Mayan calendar says that the end is near. Maybe something we should watch and fear. Armageddon has been touted times, many past. Will tomorrow really end the world, be our last. My hopes are t...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Dec 2012

Walk With Me

- A walk inside my head be a scary trip for most. Things that lurk scare the hell out of me at times. When at the front of my mind and I am their host. Probably a good thing that I only share small b...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 12 Dec 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

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

Know No Fear

- Dive into the depths Experience the darkness below Release the air from your lungs Watch the bubbles rise Follow them to the surface Embrace each new breath Flow with the currents Know your fears Let...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 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

a safe distance

- I feel you draw near as I watch the stars move across the sky and travel with them in light years of space and empty dreams. your warmth, your aura, your breath envelopes me drawing me ...

By: LauraLee_Sweetness | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Oct 2012

Whispers In The Wind

- This poem only available on Stories Space Enveloped in the midnight velvet, Breezes sneaking through the pane, Breathing on the threadbare curtains, Whispers call me through the rain. Orange glows...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 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

Dreaming

- Alone in this darkness, no others in the universe, nothing to see or hear. Eyes seemingly blind, forever beside myself, only silence gracing my ear. Solitude not so serene, loneliness being my...

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

I Hear Sirens! - Lots and Lots of Sirens!

- I Hear Sirens – Lots and Lots of Sirens It’s 4 a.m. on Monday morning, June 25 th , 2012, and I am awake. Wide awake – and I don’t like it. Not being an early morning person, everyone in this h...

By: BonnieGK | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 30 Sep 2012

Mystery's

- At a crossroad I always ponder, which path needs to be taken? Head full of options, but nothing jumps out and says, this is the way. I have contemplated this conundrum, many times before in my ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 03 May 2012

Satan and She

- INTRO : Falling for the fallen angel and at his mercy was she... I love you she said And that is your blessing and your cause for remorse Cause I know who you exactly are Satan And care for ...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Apr 2012

Was It Enough?

- She hated days like this. A hot, blustery northerly wind, temperature more uncomfortable than it needed to be. It reminded her of the days leading up to Black Saturday – Australia’s worst bushfire. Sh...

By: wombat | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 12 Mar 2012

What will I eat

- “Marie has invited us to visit her in Paris,” my husband said. Joyful for him as he has little contact with his family it would be a scary journey for me. Into the unknown; visiting...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Mar 2012

Fear in London Underground

- Football chanting Fills my ears, Finding fear. Family huddled, Faint hope of peace Under London Confiscate that vuvuzela! Keep them from crushing

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Mar 2012

Flight to London

- Squashed like a sardine in a tin, tension mounting a women nagging  babies crying Once glamorous, now routine, air hostesses sweating in their square jackets. mechanically mimin...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Mar 2012

The Bear

- I haven’t seen the bear since that night last spring when he came to the feeders by the window where I write and we saw each other and stopped what we were doing to see each others eyes--he...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Feb 2012

Decisions Never Easy

- I feel desires deep in my soul, I hear my wants shouting in my mind, but I am confused and can't act or answer? Feeling not in control, vibrations from tension scurry through my body. I know that n...

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 19 Feb 2012

Hermit's Existence

- I think I have found the answer to a question, asked myself many times. How I can live life free, never causing another person any hurt or despair? Become a recluse and live all by myself, never ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 09 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

A New Beginning

- The first thing I'll do is pull you close and kiss you that day. As you look into my eyes, and tell me what you want to say. Your words of affection, from the heart, fall upon my ears. Whispered so...

By: kandikiss51 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.2| Added: 06 Feb 2012

Are You Here

- Are you here, I ask? As I face a daunting task. You always answer, yes. I am here, what do you need? I tell you I am struggling. You urge me to carry on. I tell you, I am afraid. You place yo...

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

Console Me

- Hold me close Let my tears run like the river bed Drying it like soft cotton clouds It hurts deeply So deeply It burns like an outed cigarette bud In ashes Black like charcoal Console...

By: christena | Category: Poetry | Score: 3| Added: 05 Feb 2012

Mum They Said I Killed Jesus

- Mum they said I killed Jesus I said as I came home from school How can they say that I’m only eleven What would it be 2000 years ago and I am not free To say I am different ...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 06 Feb 2012

Clues

- clues for us abound seen the world around not always recognized tools found not utilized tools and clues are still there leading us sometimes to despair questions asked not getting answered sea...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 01 Feb 2012

Traumatised

-   I am in fear Every night It plagues my mind Like pharaoh It torments my soul Contradicting my beliefs It keeps me silent So fearful for my life I just want to die Or stay i...

By: christena | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 27 Jan 2012

Unanswered Questions

- Why do I some days not want to go outside? Why do I curl into a ball not able to move? Why do I some days desire to run and hide? Why do I choose to withdraw not improve? Why do I seem forever stuck...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jan 2012

To Be Homeless

- To be homeless is to be afraid. To be homeless is to be hungry. To be homeless is to be mocked. To be homeless is to feel insecure. To be homeless is to be dirty. To be homeless is to not care wh...

By: Pouch | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 14 Jan 2012

New Horizons

- I flew to Mexico. Better a path raw and new than loosing the chance to find a life I stepped out of the pristine airport into cicadas screaming Crows cawing Street venders shoutin...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 11 Jan 2012

Spittle Falls

- Spittle falls Mother, you screamed And raged And spit fell From your lips I cowered before you helpless And afraid I could not run. One day you might transform my fragile s...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jan 2012

Shadows

- Shadows Constantly all around, Some stark, some subtle. Forms upon the ground. Shadows are ever present. Persistent never vanished. Darkness they too accent. Lurking for you to view, Images ima...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Dec 2011

Nightmare

- NIGHTMARE Wanting to get away from the over powering maddening quiet and stillness. I plunged into the fairground cutting a tight path for myself through the milling mass of human bo...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Oct 2011

Destiny

- Destiny Teresa walked dreamily along the narrow winding roads of St James’s Square in London on her way to lunch with a friend. She put one foot out into the road at Duke street without looking. A ...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 09 Oct 2011

Why?

- I have to wonder sometimes, Why did I wait so long? What am I afraid of? Am I afraid of love? Maybe I am, I just don't know. Might be afraid of you. Sounds strange to fear someone I have not met, May...

By: easy_rider75 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Mar 2011

One in Six

- One in six Every two minutes (not that I keep track) Counting out the time, alarm set on my cell phone to remind me that For one hundred and nineteen seconds I am safe That I can breathe easy knowing ...

By: sprite | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 14 Mar 2011

The Little Demons...

- Why must you linger in my heart and mind? Can you not just let me have peace? What you're doing to me isn't kind And it's bringing out my inner beast. What is it you want from me? I beg an answer fro...

By: Lalita_Lydia | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Dec 2010

Dark Future Ch1: Disciple

- Disciple The room was just what he was expecting – white, pristine and so perfectly sterile. Just what you would think would be inside the monolithic headquarters of the Ashcroft Foundation. He f...

By: Mark | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 Nov 2010

The L Word

- Is love polite and sometimes shy Does love sit tight yet sometimes cry Does love ever own the right to lie Is love allowed to wonder why Is love far off or close and near Can there be times when love...

By: CzechHimOut | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Oct 2010

Hunters: Chapter Two

- Hunters Chapter Two: The Grieving By Nathan Mullins Shimmer was afraid. He had lost his adoptive mum, the one person who cared for him who was human, never mind what Whisper thought, this was...

By: Dr100 | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.8| Added: 07 Aug 2010