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Caitlin's Time - The Beginning

- Gordon Curzon was a veteran of many fierce commercial negotiations and boardroom battles.  He was at ease with heads of state, and finance ministers, and held in very high esteem by corporate bankers...

By: Rheged6 | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jun 2018

Under a Crepuscular Sky

- A semi-circular moon in a crepuscular sky. Indigo hues of a day that passed by. I grieve at the tomb of my goddess on high, And I shake my fist at this crepuscular sky.   A portentous night, cum...

By: Wordpusher715 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jun 2018

The One Still Here

- "I just don't want to talk to anybody." Softly, gently. "Not even you." He tried to hold her but felt the reluctance in her body. He has struggled so hard to understand. He has got to understand her...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 27 Mar 2018

Loss

- They must be singing, songs of glory  their sister has come home,  I am assured the angels welcomed you home  Streets of gold, beneath your once weary feet  voice raised in infinite songs of praise ...

By: LovelyTiff | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Sep 2017

For a Friend I'll Never Meet

- You always did like surprise endings, A twist no one could see coming, And that last one of yours was a doozy. Days later, we're still reeling, Not from the shock, which dissipates, But from a grief ...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Mar 2017

It All Happened With That Episode

- Tragedies happen in a blink of an eye The husband has a heart attack He's a father and your amazing guy Passed out and everything went black Family gathers through this episode You're praying and tel...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 22 Nov 2016

Betty Bones

- Her name is Betty Bowens, though all the neighborhood kids call her Betty Bones, and she lives in the old house at the end of the street with her three dead children. They are dead; she is not, merely...

By: verbal | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 29 Oct 2016

We Have To Let You Go

- At my desk for a little while I'm told to go into a meeting I remember how everybody smiled He approached me with a greeting Thanks for meeting me I have bad news to convey  I must let you go you...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 17 Sep 2016

The Secret Life of Mrs Faulkner - Chapter Two

- Missing Pieces: "Mr. Faulkner," the man said. "My name is Michael Bennett, and I was your wife's lover." Tom stood there, stock still, wondering if he had heard correctly. Michael Bennett looked at...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 06 Aug 2016

Helpless

- Please don't push me away Now is not the time to stay strong I'm here, my arms open wide Or to just sit in silent commune with you No, I can't begin to fathom your pain I can only offer the comfort y...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 03 Aug 2016

Two Years

- Two years, almost to the minute. Two years since I got that call. And guess what? It doesn't hurt any less now than it did then. The only difference is now I can cry. And sometimes it seems I can't ...

By: TooShy678 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 12 May 2016

Resilance

- Journal Entry Number One _______________________________________________ I didn't even realize that I was feeling so lonely. Anita and I have 3 kids whom absolutely I adore. Kelly, our oldest ...

By: SimmerDownChick | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 19 Nov 2015

Slipping Sideways: Chapter 2

- I called 911. When they arrived, they told me she was dead. They took the body away. After asking where my parents were, they made me call my best friend's mom, telling her to stay with me until my p...

By: LanieNickel | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.6| Added: 22 Sep 2015

Slipping Sideways: Chapter 1

- "We'll be back in a few hours. Don't call us – we'll be on the plane." I nodded and rubbed the back of my neck, the phone pressing uncomfortably against my ear. "Okay, Mom." "Can I talk to Caroline?...

By: LanieNickel | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 21 Sep 2015

Grieving: generally, and in specific

- It is, indeed, okay to say I love you. We say it in so many ways, verbalised or not. I'm so sorry for your loss. Please know that you're not alone, and although no one can walk your journey, our co...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 May 2015

Death On A Fag Break

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. 3:07 in the morning, The void of night after the witching hour, When the world sleeps And the underli...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jan 2015

Harper: Slow

- " I miss you so much. " I kneel on the grass and stare into the darkening horizon for a long period of time, my mind whirling, the compulsively organized file cabinets in my brain spewing memories on...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 26 Nov 2014

Life Beyond

- The hot water streams over my body, engulfing me… My breaths become pants, then suddenly pause. My stare freezes at the water droplets passing by, as I see her face again. time stops… My breath remov...

By: Michael | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 31 Oct 2014

Missing you

- Tiny. Vulnerable. Reliant on us. We've spoken to you every day. You've never replied. We love you. Tiny. Perfect. Needing our love. We've planned our futures together. You've never cried. W...

By: MrMark | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Oct 2014

365 days of Hell

- Things haven't been going well since Mom died one year ago today. A big part of me died with her when she passed away. For the last 365 days, I've been going through Hell. Everybody who knows me, know...

By: RandyJohnson | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 07 Mar 2014

She Is My Soul

- Rambling rovers we may well be The world is ours to roam, you see To spend our lives in ecstasy Enjoying life so gay and free. That was the map we made before To travel wide from shore to shore And ...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Mar 2014

The Stage Where We Play

- Trippingly prancing upon the stage boards glancing about for the lost Elinor stealing the scene as I spread forth my wings grieving for lines, more lines to feed to her so that our acting will...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Dec 2013

Autonomy

- There is no autonomy I have little autonomy Beat me shatter me tell me what I am to do There is no autonomy Be silent for you do not know what you speak. Wait listlessly patiently namelessl...

By: CLMcKenzie | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Aug 2013

Final Goodbye

- Final Goodbye Andy, the junior engineer of the galactic mining ship Gantry, stepped into the engine room and sensed there was something wrong, but he couldn’t place what it was. He shrugged and con...

By: sbyrne | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 14 Jul 2013

Astronomy of Pathos

- Astronomy of Pathos troubled by a harvest moon made gravid with ichorous spatter brain matter heaped in neat pleasing elevations features arranged in a snarky implacable grin rendered in greyscal...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 May 2013

Isolation

- He shifted and squirmed trying to relieve his aching limbs. His arms hurt, his legs hurt, everything hurt. The ground beneath him was solid and punishing; it provided no comfort, no respite from the p...

By: BrownEyedGirl | Category: Crime | Score: 2.6| Added: 23 Apr 2013

Tears Don't Fall

- June 17, 2012 We buried you today. The rain fell because the sky would miss your smiling face. You lay in the corner of the cemetery, your funeral very short and to the point. We couldn't afford a pr...

By: Spitfire89 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.9| Added: 15 Apr 2013

Your Death: Thinking Outside the Box

- By using today’s technology you can lessen the pain that your passing causes loved ones. All it takes is a little bit of planning and the help of a trusted friend. What follows are observations and ...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Humor | Score: 4.9| Added: 03 Oct 2012

Togetherness Again

- "I knew I'd find you here. Taylor, you've got to learn to let go. It doesn't matter how many times you visit, she's not coming back." "Don't you know I know that, Kaley! God, you don't have to keep r...

By: Douglas_Daleray | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 24 Sep 2012

In Memory of My Father

- The twenty-ninth of April. Ten years since I last saw my dad. Ten years and two days since I last heard his voice and knew that he heard me when I told him I loved him. I have not been able to tell...

By: Daisy | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 06 May 2012

The Suicide

- Jack was completely calm. As the nose of his aircraft dipped for the final time, as he saw the ground approaching, as he anticipated the impending impact, he felt no fear. Instead there was a serenity...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 27 Jan 2012

A Wish Granted by Lady Moon

- I was walking alone Lady Moon high above Guiding my steps leading the way The Sky was dark Black as tar The only light was her shimmering Love She looked at me with a watchful eye As I...

By: Isadora | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jan 2012

Even The Clocks Stopped

- The rickety old porch swing creaks under my weight as I rock myself gently to and fro. The sound comforts me as it rips harshly into the painful silence of the night. A nerve-numbing tingle spreading ...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 09 Oct 2011

Silent Night

- The rickety old porch swing creaks under my weight As I rock myself gently to and fro.  The sound comforts me  As it rips harshly into the painful silence of the night.  So I continue to rock,  My fee...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 07 Oct 2011