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Something About Some Things

- With loathing and contempt, I leered at him, not truly believing that he’d done what we’d just witnessed. It was a selfish act of entitlement and overcompensation; an action which I could not teach, ...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 26 Mar 2019

Loaded

- “Mom says there is more than one way to load the dishwasher,” my daughter matter-of-factly informed me. “I don’t have to load it the way you tell me to.” “Your mother is partially correct,” I calmly...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 0| Added: 27 Aug 2018

Little Miss Know It All

- She sat opposite her daughter, hands tightly clasped in her lap, “You don’t know everything,” she said, sitting forward so she was eye level with her daughter. “Being an adult, isn’t as easy as doing...

By: vkent1112 | Category: Humor | Score: 4.7| Added: 14 May 2018

Fashion 101

- Working with children, you're privy to some of their conversations. Overheard snippets as you walk past or sit next to them. Even the very young children somehow seem to be able to effectively commun...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 30 Sep 2017

The River

- My grandma and I sat on the bench, watching the river. I was eight, and she was almost eighty. “You see how still the river is, love?” she asked as she drew me close to her. “The deeper the river, t...

By: HazelsHeaven | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 20 Feb 2017

My One And Only

- To my one and only whom I love with all my heart; I say a prayer every day and wish we weren't apart; You changed my life in many ways that I never would have thought; From you I learned so many...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 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

Demon

- I remember the night when it started. The dark mass that haunted me in my room. My friends and I were playing tag along the edge of the woods. It was becoming dark, and the noises in the forest began...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 15 Sep 2016

A thing called Love

- The city was under siege. Mother Nature was unleashing her fury. Such torrential rain had not been seen in a 100 years. The city was drowning. Breached lakes, overflowing sewage, furious...

By: sindhujasr | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 22 Feb 2016

Stupid Is As stupid Does

- I witnessed stupidity today, although some would have me use a nicer name. It was with a group of three youths from the college nearby talking at a local fast food chain. Each, I saw, were well dresse...

By: Pirate | Category: Musings | Score: 4.5| Added: 06 Mar 2015

Never look back

- If I look back To that year in my life When everything turned upside down And my world was filled with strife I was stupid and naive And lost sight of what mattered I quickly left a wak...

By: Finallyatpeace | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Feb 2015

The Balloon

- I was six years old at a county fair in the autumn of nineteen fifty-eight. My dad won for me a big blue balloon with his skill at pitching straight. That balloon was my pride and joy for the...

By: billybroadband | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Sep 2014

The Misunderstood

- As a child she was always the fat kid the one everyone always made fun of. The one who tried to show kindness and empathy but all it got her was hurt. At age 5 tried defending herself from a pee...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jul 2014

Lest We Forget

- Talk to me like lovers do And Walk with me like lovers do And Hold my hand like lovers do And Hug me close like lovers do And  Kiss my cheek like lovers do And  Remember I will always give what I h...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 May 2014

I Swear

- I Swear England. South Shields, 1967. I leaned against our back gate, acting the big man in front of the bloke next door. Mouthing off to him and swearing even though he'd already complained a co...

By: bri54 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 13 Apr 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

Today at the park

- I watched a young mother walking with her boy, Her proud smile told all of her joy. As cute as a button, cheeks rosy and red, Dark curls peeked from under the toque on his head. His laughter, li...

By: wildrose_girl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 22 Feb 2012

The Teacher

- I want to teach my dog, Some tricks that are new, Like sit, fetch and heel, As a dog’s expected to do. But after many hours, Things are not going good, For despite all my efforts, She won’t do as sh...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 20 Nov 2011

The Mighty King

- There was once a king and a mighty king was he, For he ruled with his might, and never thought ‘what it might’, do to all around you could see. He won wars and waited for revenge, and settled all...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 19 Feb 2011