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Unmeasured Behaviour

- “Buddy, what’s the rush?” After gleefully claiming that he’s grown yet again, for the umpteenth time in the past two weeks, we once again checked his height against his previous measurement on the f...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 04 Nov 2018

Baby Steps

- Today was a break At least that is what was told To stand on my own two feet I hold my head up high Not very tall Four foot and eleven But feeling very bold Ooh how tall I feel  As I push my ...

By: maryruth | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 28 Jun 2018

All You Can Do Is Laugh

- I remember sitting in class in high school watching the other kids socialize and grab-ass. Their laughter ringing in my ears as if life was a plate of oysters, each one filled with pearls. I was the...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jan 2018

Beautiful Tiny Baby

- My special tiny one Doctors helped you grow Looking at you made me smile Your growth was a bit slow Taken to intensive care You slept in an incubator There were many prayers Lots of good indicators ...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 29 Mar 2017

Springtime In Paris

- We first met entirely by accident On a lovely bright sunny day in Spring, It was the first of May as I recall; Even now I remember it clearly, Although almost four decades have passed by. Strolling a...

By: Kavyansh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Jan 2017

Innocence Lost

- I watch, I interact, I escape I peep from behind the darkest cape I cry, I laugh, I love for a while I run and play, just like a young child. My friends are mine and also others Some I consider as s...

By: Martin | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jan 2017

Angel Face

- Innocent one, come take my hand, as we explore God's wonderland;   Trust in me for each me day; We'll learn new lessons along the way;   God's gift to me, I promise you,  all the love a ...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Oct 2016

Lifes Tree

- When I was young I thought I knew all the answers to get me through all the troubles that came along, but now I see how very wrong that thinking was and now I know each trial was mean...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Sep 2016

Evolution

- Crying in the night A warm breast Wailing wet and cold Bright colors fluttering above A painted ceiling chipped and cracked Hushed voices, muttering tones Slamming doors and epithets Th...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Apr 2016

Mushy Children

- Fire sparks a candle bright Small it shines against the night Cheerfully dancing in sweet innocence Leaving it completely exposed and defenseless Soon wind and rain pressure it to fade Causi...

By: BBaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Mar 2016

Middle-Age Woes

- Middle-age woes didn’t creep up on me, Slowly chipping away like erosion. No, they barged in and gate-crashed my life overnight With the subtlety of an explosion! With wrecking-ball speed, they ...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Mar 2016

The Great Big Flower

- Once upon a time, there was a great big flower, she had survived terrible droughts and floods. But now, wanted to plant her own seeds in the planting season. She planted her first seed. She kept it ...

By: BBaker | Category: Childrens | Score: 5| Added: 08 Mar 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

Mending

- She heard the knock on the door. strange it did not sound like some one wanting in she thought as she went and opened the door. When she did open it. He fell into her arms. It was all she could do ...

By: maryruth | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jul 2015

Rusty, the Screen Door it Slams

- Rusty, the screen door it slams. “Ya’ll be careful out there, please.” Momma yells. Rusty, the screen door it slams as Momma ushers us outside. “Little pitchers.” Momma says to Daddy. Rusty, the s...

By: SkyGypsy | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 27 Mar 2015

Always remember

- Something stops me. There is something I need to tell you, But how can I even start to say, the many many things that cross my mind As I think about all that we have been through. I guess to begin -...

By: scotiaWillow | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jan 2015

Surrender

- Surrender Today I finally surrender.... To the fact that I do not have all the answers, That what once may have been - no longer is. I submit to the fact that what I believed to be an inner kn...

By: scotiaWillow | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.2| Added: 14 Jan 2015

Dreams Flying Away

- "Mommy, I wanna be a princess when I grow up!" Her mom smiles, "You're already a princess, sweetie." "Really, Mommy? I'm a princess?" "Of course, honey, you're my little princess." ***** Ten ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 08 Mar 2013

Dreams and Whims

- Has anyone ever told you to "follow your heart", "dream big", or, my favorite, "reach for the stars"? Well, I'm not. I am merely here to tell you that there is a fine line between a dream and a whim. ...

By: LauraToepf | Category: Musings | Score: 3.6| Added: 28 Feb 2013

The Mail box

- The mail Box The doctor’s death sentence still pains my heart as I retrieve my mail this December morning. For 40 years I’ve walked to this old mailbox. This will be my last trip. The week foll...

By: gartalker | Category: Drama | Score: 4.3| Added: 19 Jan 2013

LakeSide CHAPTER ONE - The Camping Trip

- Paul stood by the open tent flap, taking a few minutes to enjoy the beautiful gifts nature provided him for free. Looking to the eastern shore, he marveled at the red, orange and yellow explosion of p...

By: OldTexasWriter | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 19 Dec 2012

From Sisyphus: School

- Our teacher handed us some seeds and said, “Go plant these in your yard and water them, then let your questions grow with every leaf. He hardly spoke except to ask what’s on our minds, and wh...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.7| Added: 20 Feb 2012

What Hurts The Most

- We are all born into this world Free from preconception A simple blank canvas To sketch life’s future upon Progression through childhood And into your teens These extraordinary moments Add colo...

By: Cassidy70 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Feb 2012

From Sisyphus: Anarchy

- Our crime was anarchy. Ignoring laws, building fires, blocking streets, shouting, “NO! NO! in the market place. We climbed their walls, threw stones at their houses, sat at their gat...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 13 Feb 2012

The New Jane

- Jane, slender short and plain enough, in a teal room, bay window, daybed, cream primrose cotton blanket, antiqued mirror, Monet print on the wall (morning light, pale autumn, the City), hardbound Pe...

By: PrincessCelia | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 Aug 2011

Spitting Scotch into the Clyde

- Spitting Scotch into the Clyde I am what ma da would call “bollock freezing”. Ma gonads haven't even dropped yet, so they must be like plain wee peanuts right now in this cold and dark. I'm...

By: danvevers | Category: Drama | Score: 4.6| Added: 19 Jul 2011