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Ebony

- Tamika escaped into the night and collapsed down next to the aging tombstone. Her heart pounded painfully in her chest, and her labored breathing once again became audible. She knew that she was now ...

By: JPemment1 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 19 Apr 2021

The Date

- I’m all peopled out. The mental staples holding up the corners of my mouth are losing their grip, and the disc spinning out my laugh, my positive affirmations and my platitudes, is now worn and spli...

By: JPemment1 | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 15 Apr 2021

Sharing Passionate Journeys

- On life's poetic voyage, we discover friends who last as long as we please. We travel as far as we may. Watching the landscape of ambient scenery pass by. Hand in hand, friendships won. Most treasure...

By: Survivor | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 08 Apr 2021

Journey of the Heart Through the Loom of Life

- It began at sunrise On that Cretan Isle Playful seductive glances From the very first moment By sunset I was caught forever In the weave of your silken net My wild, gorgeous temptress   Captu...

By: TheShyThespian | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Mar 2021

Giving Up

- I don’t see colors anymore. Everything is black or grey. I don’t hear music or laughter as before. There is no difference between night or day.   The air I breathe Seems heavy and thick. And n...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Mar 2021

The next chapter

- Many changes take place  She smiles with the secret of yesterday and The promise of tomorrow Had a good life Many tears and smiles A simple life To sit on the porch  Early morning with first l...

By: maryruth | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 19 Feb 2021

Ascension

- Ascension I knew the end was coming, though it happened in a flash – another car approaching, then a loud and violent crash. It couldn’t be avoided, it was simply meant to be – lost control, a doub...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Feb 2021

Gus: Part two of two parts

- 3. It is early morning and Gus has just left his house to head out to that chemist of his. A couple of days have passed since the visit of and then the subsequent death of constable Pierce Rowan. Gu...

By: actung | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 07 Feb 2021

Withering Cello

-   Darkness can lead to depression, insecurity, and anxiety. If you ain't hap-hap happy in the shadows. Dark needs no light when all roads lead to the twilight of a thousand years. But don't be sad, ...

By: Adagio | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jan 2021

I'm Buying If You're Flying

- Some of us would stay up late arguing unresolvable philosophical questions pretending we were studying. To study alone a diner was three blocks away. Getting a booth and spreading out happened often...

By: Survivor | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jan 2021

The questions of life

- The purpose of our life, How do we know when there is no guide? Is one supposed to be happy? Who said life is all about being merry? Or should one go through pain? How do we know that's not the ...

By: Ishhhvv | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jan 2021

Love Made Me Do It

- No one can know any of what I’m about to tell, but still, I’m putting it out there. I can’t help myself, either in action or with placing dots out in the open where they can easily be connected if on...

By: actung | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jan 2021

In The Autumn

- Our meeting was by chance one like leaf falling on another not with planned descent but landing by the whims of fate Unlike the transient leaf slave to further flicks of wind you chose to stay engag...

By: kistinspencil | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Nov 2020

This Is War (Sneeze)

- On the subway home Don't sneeze  On me Stay calm Been told Keep your distance Wear your mask Fear the infection Lock your doors Hide downstairs Sound the alarm As it comes for you No flow...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Nov 2020

White Water

- They had encouraging, cosy names, like The Gnashing Jaws of Death , Terminator,  and  Oblivion. “If you go in, don’t let go of your paddle! Swim left, away from the wall,” yelled the instructor a...

By: TheShyThespian | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 16 Oct 2020

Autumnal

- Breezes usher in on an orchestrated serenade of autumn. It enters cool and sedated, as subtle as the high notes of a summer song. Where once the raucous of beach-laughter and jubilant screams blended...

By: Tams | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 15 Oct 2020 Editor's Pick

What Is Life All About?

- Eons ago, when I was young, I lived in submarines. For someone who loves the mountains, it was a silly place to be. I was in an unhealthy space, and close to a nervous breakdown. I spent a lot of ti...

By: TheShyThespian | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 14 Oct 2020

Life After Death

- The Miami sun is a friend of mine. Dappling off the pool's surface in the early morning, the sun creates playful, refracted, writhing patterns on the surface. The rippling patterns shifting in size a...

By: Wordpusher715 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 03 Oct 2020

Pyres Of Dawn

- Silence on wings of brightly colored sparrows today and tomorrow in a forest of woods hearing the bellow of my own ghost so soon the everlasting calls before the pyres of dawn  scampering over rushin...

By: Adagio | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Sep 2020

If Only...

- If you could see As far as you could see Would it look any different? Possibly.   If you could run As far as you could run Would you finally be there? Would you be done?   If you could hear...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Sep 2020

Recycled

- I have been here before Many times more A different face In a different place.   As each vessel dies Amidst loved one’s cries The spirit rises I return in guises.   Plato, Nero, Rembrandt a...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Sep 2020

I Am Imperfect

- I am imperfect. Made of torn flesh and broken bones. Dreams crushed like stone to gravel and hope wasted on the likes of me.   Once an Alpha dog now relegated to solitaire howling. The younge...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 12 Aug 2020

Downstream

- I've traveled many miles before reaching you. Fallen from vast heights, down waterfalls, rivers and through streams. My pollution is minimal as I have always kept moving. Now, I want to be a lake, ne...

By: chippihc | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 24 Jun 2020

Musings...

- I see the hours stretching ahead, sometimes hurrying, sometimes slowing down, falling beyond and behind... Still, I know their aim  is to reach destination and this signals the end, the end of...

By: AlwaysEnigmatic | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Apr 2020

Living without you

- living without you   Learning to live without you,  You that I imagined so many times, You I dreamed of taking in my arms What will life be like without you?   Knowing that without you Life o...

By: Sam | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Apr 2020

A New Beginning

- I looked at the words on the letter that threatened to take my smile away I slowly realized I had put more into the relationship that was budding then It was really supposed to have.   Sometime...

By: starlight4ever | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Apr 2020

Happy That You're Gone

- I’m happy that you’re gone Not because I wanted you dead Not because I never cared But because all hate, sadness and pain is gone   I’m happy that you’re gone Not because I don’t want you by my...

By: Beesting | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Mar 2020

Diary Entry 1

- Dear Diary,  You know how when you put your whole self into something or you give all you can that day, even if it’s not much, it still feels like a whole lot to you? And you know, how you feel so g...

By: GossamerandGrey | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 21 Mar 2020

The Canvas

- The canvas was blank. Like a brilliant shining light in his mind, it was blank. Piercing and constant it stared at him, begging to be transformed. Like so many times before, beauty and vibrant color ...

By: Mion | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 13 Feb 2020

The Reaper

- The smell of freshly cut grass on a bright and warm summer’s day may sound like a nice thing to experience, but unfortunately for me it generally isn't. My hay fever gets so bad that medication to re...

By: actung | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 17 Dec 2019

Albert P. Hoffman

- 'Today we are gathered here to celebrate the life of Albert Patrick Hoffman ....' speaks a priest in the near empty church of St Martin's priory. A closed coffin stands angled before the steps which...

By: actung | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 11 Dec 2019

Scattering Apart

- Jin looked out over the city from the rooftop of one of the tallest buildings in Seoul, it was a breath-taking sight. And he hated it. He hated the crowds. He hated the busyness. He hated the noise. ...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 12 Nov 2019

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

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