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Back to School Challenge: Don't Do Nothing

- Thurman appeared to me on a Tuesday, in a wall tile of my newly renovated bathroom. It was a little after six P.M. and I was drawing a hot bath. I perched on the edge of the tub and waited for the w...

By: Tams | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 28 Sep 2019

Quest

- At some point there will come a time. In a moment not of your choosing. You’ll know when. It was all borrowed time anyway. On loan, never to be owned. The path will grow more narrow. The light ...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 17 Sep 2019

Moon Challenge: Ticket to the Moon

- It had been hot, stifling hot and, having been stuck in her sweltering, non-air-conditioned office all day Carrie-Ann was glad to be out in the fresh evening air. It was the middle of June and Engla...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jul 2019

Questions

- Once there was a little girl. This particular little girl was always curious. She was brimming with questions that spilled over in a constant babble of queries.  But with each answer she was provided...

By: BBaker | Category: Childrens | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jul 2019

What People Don't Realise

- What people don’t realise is that death isn’t what they think it is. ~ You find yourself in a waiting room…Sitting comfortably on the couch. It’s not too cold, it’s not too warm…It even comes compl...

By: An3a | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jun 2019

Tale of Howankan

- When we were young children, our grandfather would takes us to camp. As we sat cross-legged around the evening fire, he started his tale of our past. Slowly he poked the fire, sending embers floating...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 Apr 2019

I Ruminate on My Mediocrity

- My mediocrity overwhelms me as I ruminate on my life. Were my expectations too high? Work, sleep, succeed, marry, parent, mentor, and prevail. Seven words in everyone’s life. If you know their meani...

By: Wordpusher715 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 06 Apr 2019

Land of Milk and Honey

- Across the tracks, dusty homes line the streets. Zoey the ally cat, soaking up the July sun. Watching the fat robins, fly from fence to trees.   Day by day, turns to years. Scratch and scrap...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Mar 2019

Ginger

- Ginger   I heard my Mom's voice, she sounded sad, her voice was the first comforting voice I ever heard and now it will be the last voice I will hear... I loved my Mom, she held me against her ch...

By: Ansaryon | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 08 Mar 2019

Into the Darkness, Into the Light

- Dana looked down at the blood on her wrist; the thick red line followed a path slowly down the inside of her arm. She lifted her arm, the thick red line mesmerised her, every slow advancement of it t...

By: Ansaryon | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 02 Mar 2019

A Game of Life

- Life is a special game. Sometimes it's fun, like playing jacks or marbles. You had a talent for some competed on the sandy school playground. Some more than others. Such as tetherball and hopscotc...

By: Survivor | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 15 Feb 2019

Story to tell

- Everyone has a story to tell, about who they are, where they came from, what their names mean. Not to boast (okay, I’m boasting a tad) I happen to believe there’s something extra magical about mine. ...

By: Collapsed_Universe | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 29 Jan 2019

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

The Butterfly

- When I was twenty years old my grandfather was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He passed before I turned twenty-one. In all my years leading up to that day no one ever sat me down and taught me ho...

By: Tams | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 28 Jan 2019

The Scar I chose

- Life has a funny way of knocking us all down, making it seem impossible to get back up. Luckily, the human spirit is stronger than disaster, able to withstand things we thought we weren’t capable of....

By: Collapsed_Universe | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 25 Jan 2019

Switched

- Synopsis Ever want to switch lives with someone else? Look to covet something someone else has on their side of the fence? More money. Better job. Bigger house. Love. Kurt Eakles does, and soon, wi...

By: Collapsed_Universe | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jan 2019

Nihilism

- We are but lanterns burning with limited fuel amidst  the darkness   To burn illuminate  slowly fade and die   Leaving nothing  but darkness in our wake once more 

By: Collapsed_Universe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Jan 2019

On the frontier

- I packed my kilt away. Hung my trusty bess, on the wall. Drank deep from the well. Sturdy Jake harnessed, Joe, loyal Joe by my side. Thirty acres wait. Wheat to wave in the wind, Corn to give cover. ...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jan 2019

Marker

- My life began in decades passed Nearly seven if I’m not mistaken My head was bowed and my eyes downcast My future I thought forsaken   My crying eyes ran out of tears Fists clenched in open def...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jan 2019

My stepfather

- When I was only six and my younger brother was two, our father passed away. Since then, my mother and we were dependent upon each other. Our days were difficult. My mother had to work very hard to ke...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 26 Nov 2018

My Two Friends

- I have a friend who I miss very much; Over the years we’ve kept in touch. I phoned each time I came into town, We’d meet to catch up and share the lowdown. A high school friend, what more can the...

By: Wordpusher715 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Nov 2018

Driver

- This reminiscent story was inspired by the forum thread, “What kind of car did you drive in high school?”   When I was a young lad in Texas, my dad made me work weekends and summers for his con...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 16 Nov 2018

The Life and Times of Shyloh Sinclair

- The line at the funeral parlor led out the front door, around the side, and down the street for three blocks and was composed primarily of men who had come to pay their respects. The civilian men wor...

By: Wordpusher715 | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 27 Oct 2018

Wander Around The World

-  A young monk was supposed to wander around the world but, he postponed the departure date again and again. The abbot waited impatiently, ‘You’d supposed to start off six months ago. What’s stopping ...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 25 Oct 2018

1975

- When you appeared, as a vision of beauty. That hot summer day of 75, did either of us know? Our first meeting, you captured me with your beauty. Your deep brown eyes, stirred lust in my loins....

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Oct 2018

My America

- I hate what has happened to my America. Where a rancid political system works for the few and not for the many. Where a foul media keeps coloring the news instead of just reporting it. Where class di...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 05 Oct 2018

That Radiant Smile

- Teresa and Mabel, twelve and eight, were skating on the concrete driveway and sidewalk wearing brand new roller skates. It was great fun. Father called out the front door to Teresa. She didn't hear ...

By: Survivor | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 18 Sep 2018

Seasons

- To become spring, one needs to risk winter. To become summer, one needs to embrace spring. To become fall, one needs to revel summer. To become winter, one needs to cuddle fall.

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Sep 2018

Cries Within

- Symbiotic acceptance of surroundings Within a walkabout of my precursory life No longer hindered by foolish intention Yet buoyed by new relevance Witnessed not with eyes But with humility   Ma...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Sep 2018

The illusion of life

- It was said that, since Buddha had given a public education in a country. The common people all became the morals, courtesy, and thoughtfulness. They lived in harmony with the mutual love and support...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Musings | Score: 0| Added: 09 Sep 2018

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

Memories

- You came into my life. Taking a piece of my heart. Back when times were slower. Lazy days chasing butterflies. Quiet nights watching fireflies. Summer days standing in waving wheat. Sunflowers ...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Aug 2018

Old Jake

- With a crack, and a roll. Lightning strikes, the plains awake. Stars winking. With a crack, and a roll. Eyes roaming skywards, total awe of natures glory. Fury and beauty, on the plains. I...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Aug 2018

The story of alms

- Once upon a time, at a temple called Mercy, which was located on a mountaintop, there lived two monks. One was named AWAKEN . The other was named HAZY . At the beginning, they went out for alms e...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 20 Aug 2018

Circle of Life

- A massive old Acacia abyssinica tree grew to one side of the house on the edge of a seasonal pond overlooking the valley and fields below. So much life happened in and around this beautiful tree and ...

By: AriesDragon | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 20 Aug 2018

The passenger in the journey of life

- One day, Buddha passed a respected philanthropist's house fortuity. The master was not at home. He glanced around that sumptuous house. Everything was very cozy and grandiose. There placed a chais...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Musings | Score: 0| Added: 15 Aug 2018

Restaurant Divorzio

- His feeling for her became more and more just a procedure and an obligation after they had been married for ten years. The passions and the joys were gone long ago. Kazrim had also lost his intere...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 14 Aug 2018

The best and the last love in your entire life

- A very distracted man has a talk with Buddha in a temple one late night. He, ‘Enlightened Buddha, I’m a married man, but I’m frantically falling in love with another woman now. I really don’t know ...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 06 Aug 2018

A string of wooden beads

- A temple stood in the center of a huge lake, which was stretched to the horizon.   The scenery was so beautiful and peaceful. A great master and his twenty junior monks lived together and cultiv...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 05 Aug 2018

Burnt Toast

- The morning sun rises, In the horizon. Sit by the window, Looking outside. Birds chirping happy songs. Thinking if she is awake.   Images of her stretching, lazily in bed. A smile forming, ...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jul 2018

Old Grumpy Men Sit On Their Rear Ends

- Old grumpy men sit on their rear ends and moan about the days gone by, While we see the stars and visit bars and curse politicians who lie. Old grumpy women sit and portend about people who walk by...

By: Wordpusher715 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jul 2018

Mirror

- You know what's funny? How easy it is to give up on something you cared so much about. You constantly tell yourself that you could never give up that something, whether it be a hobby, a loved one, or...

By: Collapsed_Universe | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jul 2018

A damsel who had prayed for a millennium

-   Once upon a time, there was a pretty, pure and versatile damsel from an aristocratic family.   She had a graceful name – Huimei. Her virtue made so many magnates queue up for marriage proposal...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Musings | Score: 0| Added: 09 Jul 2018

A very ill-tempered woman

- Once upon a time, there was a very ill-tempered woman. She could rage over a silly little thing always. She understood that was wrong. She consulted a Zen Master for improvement one day.   The Z...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jul 2018

Fight

- Fight to hold on Fight to let go The lessons of life Are the hardest to know Your life is your own To do as you wish You can not turn your back No matter how hard you wish Sometimes guilt and...

By: maryruth | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jul 2018

A Prince Among Writers

- Loved by women and admired by men, A prince among writers lay dying, The slow betrayal by his body Robbing him of hope of the long life That in his youth he had expected, Finally to slip away in peac...

By: Kavyansh | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jul 2018

A warrior

- You have seen much With your eyes Many things have Touched your heart Dealt with pain Struggled with battles Demons and goblins Both in dreams and not Battle scars and wounds You hide them f...

By: maryruth | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jun 2018

Love was at a distance of 47 years

-   It was back to 16 years ago, Guixiang had married to his beloved wife of neglect the secular remarks.   When he met a woman whose name was Xiulian, a graceful name. She had divorced from her p...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Musings | Score: 0| Added: 30 Jun 2018

Did You See Me Part Five

- Did you see me, As I walked numb though life? I saw you. Did you see me, While the world spun out of control? I saw you. Did you see me, Sitting at my desk slumped form? I saw you. Did you s...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Jun 2018

Did You See Me Part Four

- Did you see me, Sitting in the corner? I saw you.   Did you see me, As you ordered your olive cheese buger? I saw you.   Did you see me, As your friends talked to me? I saw you.   Did you...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Jun 2018

Toyland Changes

- Humpty Dumpty and Three Little Pigs caught the Old Woman in the Shoe, They knocked her and bopped her until they were stopped by a Little Boy Blue. Where have all the nursery rhymes gone? What has ...

By: Wordpusher715 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jun 2018

Did You See Me? Part Three

- Did you see me at Ireland Army Hospital, Having wheelchair races? I saw you. Did you see my deep and burned head wounds, Laying next to the dying? I saw you. Did you see me on the T.W.A. flight...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jun 2018

Did You See Me? Part One

- Did you see me in the middle row, Wearing my cotton blue cap? I saw you. Did you see me with my broken arm, Being pushed off the school slide? I saw you. Did you see me in Calculus, Cute redhe...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Jun 2018

Epitaphs

- I have walked the path of the ancient ones. Each step made me stronger. Wiser. Fearless. I don’t suffer the antics of fools. Nor do I tolerate the pretense of substance. Heavy is the granite of m...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jun 2018

Wolf

- I saw you. I saw all of you. Walking in the sunlight. Without cover. As if you were immune to harm. Believing that bad things only happen to others. All the while from the shadows danger lurks....

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jun 2018

My Wife's Lovely Drawers

- My wife is perfect as you can see; An upturned nose, very pretty. She cooks, she cleans, she rings my bell, But it’s her drawers that I love so well.   My wife’s drawers are a sight to behold, ...

By: Wordpusher715 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jun 2018

The Will Of HEAVEN

- All creatures are the will of HEAVEN. It started from the ancient time to elongate till now. How much can the earthling gain or lose? HEAVEN commands it all. Does HEAVEN truly understand all kind...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 03 Jun 2018

So, you are very wealthy

-   A young man muttered at his bad luck and penniless situation.   He frowned all the days. A wise senior came across to talk to him, ‘Hey kiddy, why are you so unhappy?’ ‘I don’t understand wh...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jun 2018

Food for the Plot

- Let your mind wander, let my mind go too, Together our heads, simply make two. Two little thoughts, drift in the wind, Like a couple of leaves, carrying currents run thin. A momentary look, a rus...

By: TheWordWeaver | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jun 2018

Presence

- Life would be meaningless without your love,  the sound of the whispering rain on fallen leaves  stirring up the fresh smell of air that has been scrubbed clean  wasted without your heart to share it...

By: ShamelessFlirt | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 May 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

The Maze and the Ladder

- She was lost in the maze for so many years. Entering was a mistake, a blunder. She shouldn't pay with the rest of her life. She's paid so much as it is. Lost in the maze. But every labyrinth has b...

By: Survivor | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 28 Apr 2018

A Miracle

- She knew all too well  The taste of loss The empty bitter pill From what life had tossed    From losing the sweet butterflies  Created by a miracle  Deep within her being  Life’s cruel undoin...

By: HisAmelia | Category: Poetry | Added: 24 Apr 2018

Reaching The End

- How does one know when it’s time to face eternity.  Do you feel a tug deep within your soul. Is there a feeling that reaches beyond sensitivity. That tells you, that you’ve reach the end of the ro...

By: HisAmelia | Category: Poetry | Added: 11 Apr 2018

A Bank Savings Account Book

- My mother presented me with a bank savings account book on the eve of my wedding. There was $1000.00 in it. My mother smiled and said, ‘You both are going to deposit some money in it from time to ti...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 07 Apr 2018

Middle Men

- We walk the path of life, With death waiting at the finish line. The beginning and end are the same, What matters is the middle. Tis the path of the middle men…   What if life and death made tr...

By: anthonychansa | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 06 Apr 2018

Another Time Another Universe

- In that other universe, we are the lucky ones. In that other universe, we have finally made it. In that other universe, we never experienced what we experienced here. Life never weathered or hardene...

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 25 Mar 2018

Tears and Rain

- Every raindrop from the sky touching this desiccated earth. Brings fresh verve, causing a sigh. Damping a place, so flowers grow. Like every teardrop from her eye, touches this bruised parched hear...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Mar 2018

Young Dog Old Dog

- As a young man, oh yes I remember. I was so full of vigor. I was fit tall and slender. Life before me seemed so much bigger.   As an old man, I sometimes live inside my past. I look back on tha...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Mar 2018

Praying to galaxy

- I have to restrain myself, not to let you see me in tears. I pretend to ignore you. Try to stop thinking of you. Only blame myself that I have no title to love you. Looking at you, I am so helple...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Mar 2018

The tales of a little boy and a little girl and the flowers

- Tale 1 A little boy was fond of a little girl who was studying next class. They lived in a beautiful small town. Then, the little boy picked the wildflowers on the roadside for the little girl aft...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 03 Mar 2018

Soul Unique

- Everything society finds to be rational, is simply a revelation, or an interpretation of another's expressions, or beliefs. To be true to one's self, one has to look deep inside. Not hide real feeli...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Feb 2018

Forget Me Forever

- We both know that letting her go would be heartbreaking for us but there really is no way not even for one whole day to stay with her and keep loving. I am sorry, my darling flower. Forget me f...

By: scoobydoo440 | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 04 Feb 2018

His Eyes Grew Wide

- His eyes grew wide when he saw her walking by.

By: scoobydoo440 | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 03 Feb 2018

Is It Just Me?

- Is it just me… or has anyone else noticed that our sneaky ass markets went from 12-ounce cans to 10-ounce? So now when a recipe calls for a 12-ounce can of weasel nuts, our calculations are all messe...

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

Dream Exploring

- Laying in my bed exploring a dream, In my own reality worlds, I can soar like a glider, walk through a wall, Or seduce some beautiful girls. I am a deity in my perceptual state; These hallucinations...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Jan 2018

Realization

-   There is an infinitesimal line between love and hate. Sacred dreaming, and restless sleeping. The kinds of things that keep you thinking. First hint of day glows through the blind or window shade....

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jan 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

Regrets

- Sadly, As I pen this tome, I once again, Find myself alone.   When I was young, I had such dreams, I wasted them all, Falling apart at the seams.   My life was lived, In parceled moments, ...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Nov 2017

A Father's Reflection

- Today is my son's 10th birthday. I never thought I would make it, but now, my kids are my life. They keep me from stopping. My own father was murdered when I was five and those 'why' and 'what if' ...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 08 Nov 2017

If I were for REAL

- If the water can return, take me away please! If the water can take in, it will never grieve! Someone admires you streaming freely! I wish to swap with you, then I can run capricious! If the wate...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 03 Nov 2017

The DEATH took away an iron man after 80 hours lying under the three layers of concrete

- Based on a true story, which took place in Sichuan, China after a massive earthquake on 12 May 2008. In his last few words, he said, ‘I am the first one who is lying under the three layers of concre...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 02 Nov 2017

As The Crow Flies

- I’ve never been a man who wandered… Or lost my focus and lazily sauntered… My paths may have been twisted and broken… They often lead me to places best left unspoken… As I walked between spaces b...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Oct 2017

I got a name

- Everyone has his own name. The name is also his registered label! And how many people will protect it seriously? No matter the one is SOMEBODY or NOBODY! They still have their own reputation!!! ...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 06 Oct 2017

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 story of a blind and a lantern

-   An ascetic came from a long journey to an obscure village on a gloomy night.   There were some villagers continuously walking to and fro in the streets. When the ascetic walked into an alley, ...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Musings | Score: 0| Added: 12 Sep 2017

Interlude

-   Something maybe happens. Something cannot let it happen. But, it happens in life always! And it is completely out of our expectations! All in all, it is just an interlude that has happened t...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 20 Aug 2017

My request to Buddha

-   I have a request to Buddha, “Please let all my friends be healthy and happy forever?” Buddha says, “Only four days!” I say, “Alright, Spring-day, Summer-day, Autumn-day, Winter-day.” Buddha s...

By: KazeronnieMak777 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 08 Aug 2017

Back To Me

- You caught my attention right from the start; It wasn't long before you captured my heart; Years later, we've been through so very much; We've not had it easy, we've had it quite rough; We've both ...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jul 2017

Jack and Jill: Two Minutes

- **Legend has it, the greatest thief of all time spent two minutes drinking a glass of wine with his shadow after he killed his victim**. Jack trembled as he placed the gun in his mouth. Taking one l...

By: anthonychansa | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jun 2017

Despair

- Lonely hours into the night, battling tears and losing the fight; Broken heart that few will see; shattered spirit inside of me; Serene facade, despair within; pondering life, as it would have been...

By: WildIrishRose | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 May 2017

Contemplating Life And Love

- People have many different ways to find peace When living is just becoming too hard to bear, For some it is in sleep, some have a special place, Others seek the company of lighthearted friends, Some ...

By: Kavyansh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Apr 2017

Sailing away to a new life

- Sailing away to a new life There was a clash of thunder and a flash of lightning.  The rain lashed down, soaking Peter Donnie as he stood there looking back at the city.  His rucksack on his shoulde...

By: rbo | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 15 Mar 2017

Cherish every moment

- Friendship is not just about good times It is about walking in and sitting down As others walk out. It doesn’t focus on past choices or mistakes As they shall never over shadow the good memories...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 04 Mar 2017

Untitled

- It's been a while now, For many moons, I've thought of you, But time is an ever changing tide, Washing away my memories, my sorrows, my vivid dreams. I try not to think much. Let me be. Dumbed down....

By: a_gabardo | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 20 Feb 2017

Waves

- Somedays I feel like diving, out to the ocean and into the cold, just let the waves take me, until I naturally float.   My most morbid thoughts, are of getting old, it's a long hard life, and...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Feb 2017

At The Table of Life

- I'm feasting at this the table of life, No knife no fork just a blunt knife. My plate is filled and I can't get through fast enough, I'm filled but the waiter willing adds more stuff. There heaps...

By: TheOriginalHybrid2 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jan 2017

The Man Selling His Breath In The Form Of Music

- My hands shake while I write this and I doubt if at all I'll be able to justify his battle with life, on my paper. Connaught Place couldn't have been a better place on New Year's Eve if he hadn't bee...

By: vishu93 | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 19 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