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Waking Up

- One day you wake up And you're three years old At three, there are no worries You go with the flow so to speak Then you go to sleep When you wake, you're thirteen Life seems difficult, but it's not ...

By: Collapsed_Universe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Jan 2019

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


- 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

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


- 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

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

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

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