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Wonder

- A kiss so pure So chaste So innocent and true Breath catches Heart hammers Pulse deafens me Not sure what to do Where to hold What's allowed Want to go fast But maybe we should take it slow What d...

By: GoNE68 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Sep 2018

Jeanie

- I was annoyed… At first… Then I was amused. - - - I have lived in Midtown Manhattan for most of my adult life and Eugenia’s Creations just off Herald Square is my favorite boutique. I am a curvy ...

By: Helen | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 29 Aug 2018

The Reunion

- Paris … ah Paris … he had been in love with the city since that magical day in April fifty five years before when he had stepped off the train at the Gare du Nord and walked out of the station into t...

By: KindOfFool | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jan 2018

One in a Million

-   She is a big beautiful woman about five foot six with shoulder length rusty red hair and hazel eyes. In her opinion, she was nothing special (although others told her often she was). She made the ...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 05 Aug 2017

Heartbreak

- I lie in bed at night, softly crying out your name; Because you touched my heart, I'll never be the same;  You held me very gently, with much tenderness and care, But you gave me only a moment of ...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Apr 2017

Perfection

- I was her first, and she was my last. I know that’s overly cliched, but it was the absolute truth for both of us. I don’t recall, exactly, the very first time that I saw her. She was working at a loc...

By: bmcatt | Category: Romance | Score: 4| Added: 05 Jun 2016

Candy Hearts & Sweet Kisses

- "These things suck!" I turned and looked at the girl who stood beside me and raised an eyebrow in question. She gestured at the garishly decorated gymnasium. "This! It sucks!" She pointed at Jessi...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 15 Feb 2016

Decisive Moments - Chapter 11

- "I don't understand why I have to be there," Teagan whined from where he sat at his desk. Textbooks and note pads surrounded him, along with empty snack bags and soda cans. I crossed my arms over my ...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4| Added: 03 Feb 2016

First Musing of 2016

- I have unfinished works: Poems and stories. I’d like to say it’s for a valid reason, but to be honest, I’m just lazy. I can’t seem to be bothered to finish writing a story, but I suppose I should keep...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jan 2016

Decisive Moments - Chapter 10

- "I really don't think this is one of your better ideas, baby," I told Teagan with some trepidation. I hung back as we approached the restaurant; I was sure it was going to end in a disaster much worse...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4| Added: 25 Jan 2016

Dreaming Forward

- Once a child With a world so wide The sky so close I could spread my arms like wings Reach for the warmth of the sun Feel the fall of rainbows Washing over me Leaving me vivid I was color  So...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Sep 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 9

- "Now, what's a pretty girl like you doing in a dump like this?" The question was so corny that I had no choice but to laugh. I looked up from the book I had been reading while eating my dinner to see...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4.5| Added: 10 Sep 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 8

- “I’m sorry, what?” A frustrated sigh met my question and I fought the urge to take my annoyance out on the owner of the said sigh. “For the third time,” Ryan grumbled, “Do you want to see one of...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4.8| Added: 26 Aug 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 7

- DECISIVE MOMENTS – CHAPTER 7 “Hey, man! Can I borrow your shaving cream? I’m out.” I turned to see Connor standing at the bottom of the stairs. He was glancing into the kitchen where Teagan was...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 3.5| Added: 17 Aug 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 6

- Decisive Moments – Chapter 6 When I walked into the kitchen the following morning and saw Connor sitting at the table, I had to fight not to turn around and run. Teagan had left earlier to catch ...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 13 Aug 2015

Why I Believe in Love at First Sight

- She was the product of four different diasporas - Armenian, French, Greek and Scottish - and this showed in her features; her face was long and thin, with freckles spread across it like stars on a clo...

By: daisy7 | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jul 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 5 (PG Version)

- I groaned as I woke up, my head pounding and eyes dry and scratchy. I blinked in the dark, disoriented. The clock on the table beside me showed that there were still several hours before morning. I si...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4.3| Added: 12 Jun 2015

The Reunion

- I was restless all night in anticipation. Thinking of our long awaited reunion. Was it possible to try and recapture  the very first love of my faded youth? My memories were flooded with our ...

By: ChuckEpoo | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Jun 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Seven

- Chapter Seven - Oasis “So do you play any sports?” Nick asks me as we start driving to the cinema. “I do horse riding. I’ve been riding since I was five or six and I started competing when I ...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 4.8| Added: 21 Apr 2015

The meeting

- I gaze into blue depths as your fingertips run lightly down my cheek. Gently, I grasp your wrist, turn your hand, and kiss the palm, still looking into your eyes. You sigh, eyelids descending. “Hmm...

By: JWren | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 09 Apr 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 4

- Looking back on things, I can see where I could have handled things at that point a bit better. Blurting out, “Are you shitting me? Who are they for?” probably wasn’t the best route to take. Especiall...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4.3| Added: 26 Feb 2015

Encounter in the Deep Black - part three

- Capt. April knew, with this disturbing news, he needed to rethink his original plan. There was no chance of outrunning the enemy and he had to consider them hostile. The consequences of doing otherwis...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 15 Feb 2015

Decisive Moments - Chapter 2

- I closed my text book with a loud snap and checked the time on my cell phone. I groaned when I saw that I had been studying for almost four hours and still had what felt like a mountain of homework le...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4.3| Added: 21 Jan 2015

Decisive Moments

- “Are you for real right now?” I heard my best friend Penny ask me from the other side of the room. I stood up and turned to look at her with a frown. “What are you talking about?” I asked as I sh...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4| Added: 20 Dec 2014

Christmas First Date

- She woke up ecstatic thinking today’s the day; full of nervous energy she rolls out of bed and heads for a hot shower. Once finished she walks back to her bedroom, dressing in the beautiful flowing...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 09 Dec 2014

Encounter in the Deep Black - part two

- The strange contact was a mystery. It had energized the bridge crew, in a way rarely seen. They were keen to find the answers to this unexpected puzzle. There adrenaline was pumping, but they had been...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 21 Oct 2014

An Encounter in the Deep Black

- Space is a vast infinite emptiness. The distances involved in travel between the stars are truly incomprehensible. The nearest star to our sun is Proxima Centauri. It is a red dwarf about 4.24 light-y...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 12 Oct 2014

First steps

- Before we could walk we first have to crawl Taking one wobbly step with aid of something close. Learning how to balance with each step we slowly we gain more confidence. I guess the same can be ...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 21 Aug 2014

When You Know To Let Go

- When I was a senior in high school I dated my very first long term girlfriend. I was 17 years old at the time and she was 15 years old. We actually met a few weeks before school began. I don't want to...

By: CleverFox | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4| Added: 14 May 2014

Pivotal Moments - Chapter Two

- As I stomped down the stairs I muttered under my breath about the stupidity and insensitivity of the male species. My brother was definitely one that made you want to rethink getting involved with a g...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 4.6| Added: 07 Mar 2014

My Everything

- They say everything happens for a reason I say they do, but I always forget I thought I was destined for sadness That happiness will never be true Till that day I first met you We met in a room by cha...

By: blue_ranger | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.2| Added: 21 Dec 2013

Cop Stories 2

- One of the best part time jobs I ever held was for a large outdoor shopping center. Long before the advent of indoor Malls this center was the crown jewel of shopping centers and very busy. The local ...

By: The_Count | Category: Memoirs | Score: 3.5| Added: 07 Oct 2013

Fireflies

- It is July third, 2013, and a warm, soft night outside tonight. The fireflies are rising, and I am reminded of a night just like this one, many years ago – Paul Anka was singing “Diana” on the recor...

By: DLizze | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.5| Added: 03 Jul 2013

The Train Carried Him Away

- He was only 9 years old. His world was about to shatter and then be put back together as something completely different. It wasn't his fault, but he would pay, and he would remember the loss and the p...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jul 2013

Rick Gets a Date

- Rick followed Jane with his eyes. He was sitting on the bus as it was going to school that morning and Jane had just boarded. It was only about a mile more to the school, but he got to at least see he...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.8| Added: 19 Jun 2013

Broken Fairy Tale

- I always believed in fairy tales. If growing up the child of a Disney generation taught me one thing, it was that my prince would eventually come. After many years of disappointment, failed attempts, ...

By: kayley1013 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 17 Mar 2013

First Poem

- The first poem I wrote; Poem with scattered ideas Thought it was the best, for a childlike brain to make; but still a lot to work on.

By: star_gazer | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 17 Mar 2013

My First Time

- I was nervous, As you might expect. When he reached for me I was shaking. I wanted to back out, But he wouldn't let me. He, being a man, Wanted me to do it. Needed me to do it. Deep...

By: youngmommy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 12 Jan 2013

A Random Moment: Part Five, First Date

- Rufus finished his work and headed to the wee cosy cafe. He was excited about meeting Cynthia again, but nervous, too. He’d been working pretty hard that day, despite not having much to do. The comput...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 11 Jan 2013

A Random Moment in Time: Part Two, Standing at the Bus Stop

- He stood at the bus stop, drawing on a cigarette. Nodding his head to the music from his headphones, he looked at his watch. ‘Fifteen minutes... Ugh, hurry, stupid bus!’ he thought. He discarded hi...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 03 Jan 2013

A Random Moment in Time: Part One

- ‘Who is that?’ He wondered. He noticed her walking past him and was stunned. He watched her walk past and looked back again for one more look. She was cute and curvy, two of his most favourite feature...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 01 Jan 2013

My Fantasy First Date

- It is Saturday and the day dawned full of promise. I was in a very romantic mood, which lately has been very frequent. I have been seeing a young lady who is a student at Stanford University. We had b...

By: frogprince | Category: Romance | Score: 4.5| Added: 26 Nov 2012

New Life By The Tracks.

- Why did I move here? What is that awful smell?  The train tracks outside the window are loud as hell. How will this affect sleep? Why is the carpet damp?  I just saw a tiny leak near that dusty ol...

By: PrinzLucky | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.7| Added: 21 Feb 2012

White Before Blue

- I've been searching for years now and maybe I still havent found it (too soon too soon) but at least I worked up enough courage to hold your hand It took me 4 hours to do it but I did it and I felt th...

By: Patrick | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.9| Added: 20 Nov 2011

Seeing You Again

- Today I'm going to see you again for the first time in a long while. I didn't mean for it to be so long this time, but after I've gone longer than I should, I start to feel bad because I waited...

By: XuanMai | Category: Romance | Added: 13 Apr 2011

Young Love Can Last Forever

- He catches her eyes, and smiles all grand, He revels in her beauty, He saunters over, and asks for her hand, With unbridled desire, t'was never in duty. Her heart soars, no longer lonely, And she ac...

By: MamboX | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 26 Feb 2011