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Breaking Free

- “I hate you!” she cried; her temper as fiery as her hair. “I don’t wish to punish you, but to keep you safe!” he said sadly. “I lost your Mother to the land; I cannot bear to lose you, too!” Her mi...

By: KatarinaTechgoddess | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 12 Aug 2020

Trapped Beneath the Surface

- “Stay below the waterline,” her father always said. But she was a redhead; she was stubborn and didn’t listen. She often defied him and would sneak out of their watery kingdom and head to the cove. ...

By: KatarinaTechgoddess | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 08 Aug 2020

Checkered Flag

- As the guitar strums blues and dark country my mind recalls some of what I have seen. It's best to keep it inside. Even my closest lovers don't know. Not that I don't trust them, but because I love '...

By: chippihc | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 06 Jun 2020

The Terribly Cool

- Right now, Canadians are experiencing an unprecedented amount of stress and anxiety because of the pandemic, hoarding and isolation. Stores are closed, streets are empty, and there is shortage on the...

By: Adrienne | Category: Musings | Score: 4.5| Added: 02 Apr 2020

Open Road

- I walked up from the Ventura River bottom where I spent the night. Nighttime in a homeless camp is very different, a strange mixture of camaraderie and distrust. Not unpleasant, but not great either....

By: Regnadkcin | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jul 2017

Inherent Confusion

- A quiet day to myself, dinner alone at a table for two, days without contact with another soul I avoid stepping outside at all, until I want even base interaction, and have to force myself to be...

By: Sicarium | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jul 2015

Ten Days In Hell: Part Two

- Day Six: Sparks Fly Today was a different type of day; it was quiet and there was no drama or torture of any kind. It relieved me, but it also worried me. The disappearances of the guards I killed w...

By: Sparrow9642 | Category: Action | Score: 5| Added: 05 Oct 2014

Ten Days In Hell: Part One

- Day One: Initiation The first day was the worst. It started first as an ambush, then the start of a eternal nightmare. They led me down the entrance in the middle of no-man's land, where I tho...

By: Sparrow9642 | Category: Action | Score: 0| Added: 27 Aug 2014

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

voyage into the unknown

- Part one: I sat in the train carriage feeling separated from the scene around me. I was starting my journey by rail down to Dover; across the Channel by ferry, across France to Marseilles, then by ...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 17 May 2012

From Morning Songs: Reading the News

- Yesterday, I read about a bomb that killed a family in Afghanistan twelve hours ago-- four children, their parents and another man, a friend, perhaps, or a grand-parent who, just before...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 12 Mar 2012

Hearts Torn Asunder (Part One)

- Do you think the world would notice If one flower failed to bloom? Or if one snowflake melted Before it touched the ground? Never being given the chance to find Its place beneath the ...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 21 Dec 2011

Solitude

- SOLITUDE Claire lay in an isolation tank in her local spa and started to panic. What made me decide to do this? she thought.  She hated being on her own even in her own home when her husband was a...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 14 Aug 2011