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Christmas mix

- All the images of Christmas past run together like the mix for some sumptuous fruit cake, from which the crumbs will scatter memories, trivial and momentous, garnished by the flow of years. Each crum...

By: redwriter | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 21 Dec 2019

The Gift

- The house stood at a high vista spot square with the cardinal points and with a clear view all around over the barbed wired fencing to pastures and other houses scattered across the landscape. The si...

By: Survivor | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 26 Jan 2019

Your Christmas Gift To Me

- This night I write, Dear Santa Claus, Please do this for me, just because I love my fellow man this year, I see, A little bit more than presents for me.   Don’t bring me presents for Christmas t...

By: Wordpusher715 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Dec 2018

The Bench

- Any time of year in the south is normally hot, but the summer I turned eighteen, was as if Hades himself had come up from his depths and brought with him the skin scorching, water vaporizing torment ...

By: vkent1112 | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 17 May 2018

The Strange White Man 57

- The end of October was only a few days away and that meant so was the wedding of Carpenter and Holly. In Sinking Wells, the blacksmith known as Styles had just finished securing the packs on his mule....

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 13 Sep 2015


- When I give, It's completely. My gifts never come with strings. I’m not one who keeps a ledger. When I give, I seek nothing in return. I give because, I’m me. I give because, I know wha...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Apr 2015


- Everyone has a gift to give, we need to accept that, sometimes it's wrapped in shitty paper, but a gift just the same. If we peel the outer layer away, beneath the stained cover you often find, ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Feb 2015

Good Intentions

- "It's not what it looks like," she said. The girl’s parents stared in horror at what had, the night before, been a festive and lovingly arranged assortment of gifts under the tree. "But...but w...

By: SydneyLeigh | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 19 Dec 2014

Settling In

- "It's not what it looks like," she said. "It's a cage—I hate it." "No, it isn’t a cage; it's better here than it was there." "I LIKED it there! Why did we have to leave?" "It was cramped. Her...

By: gypsy | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 18 Dec 2014 Editor's Pick

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: 5| Added: 20 Nov 2014

Wasted Words

- Is it possible to waste words  To have them fall from the sky  Like gifts  Perfect in their sacred  Profoundness  To feel the weight  Of their intensity  Grab at your heart  Coax tears  Creat...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Oct 2014

Christmas Eve 2064: Almost Everyone Gets the Right Gift

- “Daddy, he is soooooooo beautiful!” my eight-year-old daughter Susie cooed. He was. The magnificent white unicorn was on his hind legs. His long mane was flowing, embedded diamonds in his horn twink...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 04 Dec 2012

Filling Literary Voids: Dark, Bitter Christmas Haikus

- The Christmas Tree Low humidity. Twinkling lights on a dry tree. Teddy bears aflame. Mommy’s Legacy Timmy wanted toys. Mommy bought him three sweaters. Tim hates women now. Santa Slip...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Dec 2011