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It Matters

- "The internet is just another shit catalyst." "How do you figure that?" "What do you mean how do I figure that? I just told you whenever I write shit down I always say too much...practically turning ...

By: Patrick | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jul 2011

SHE (III)

- To be the woman you so desire to be, Your heart will be broken a million times. To be the woman you want to be, Your tears will be hidden beneath those eyes. To feel the woman you so become; ...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 21 Jul 2011

The Catalyst

- 21/06/2011 – London “What do you mean you QUIT your job?” Julia shouted at me. My sister was trying to mother me. However it was hard to take the ‘mom’ routine seriously when she was only two years o...

By: Louise | Category: Drama | Score: 4.6| Added: 21 Jul 2011

Stains

- When darkness comes and shades my sight, My life is best viewed in dimmest light; I set the bar at its lowest height, And could never climb over try as I might. When young at heart and mind a...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jul 2011

Frozen in Darkness

- Darkened skies, Gloomy thoughts, A heart of stone, A soul lost along the way. Midnight rains come to Wash away the sludge Trapping thoughts Inside this deep mire. Yearning for a touch, Any ...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jul 2011

Darwin's little warm pond or a womb?

- Was just browsing the net today while I came across “ Darwin's little warm pond” the experiment that suggests the details of evolution or how life was formed. Quite an interesting thought an...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Musings | Score: 4.6| Added: 08 Jul 2011

wisps

- Wisps. “Look up! Look up! For God’s sake, look up! Can’t you see the wisps? I’m surrounded by them. Please look up. Please. Please don’t cry. I love you. I love you so ver...

By: oomph | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Jun 2011

Understanding You so You Can Understand Me

- In order to gain any sort of stability we must first begin to understand each other...but understanding why some people do what they do is difficult...oh, believe me, believe us,  it's difficult. Let...

By: Patrick | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 23 Jun 2011

Albert P Hoffman

- ‘Today we are gathered here to celebrate the life of Albert Patrick Hoffman ….’ Spoke a priest in the near empty church of St Martin’s priory. A closed coffin stood before the steps leading towa...

By: actung | Category: Drama | Score: 3.6| Added: 23 Jun 2011

Heavenly Light

- I like this light that streams in through my  window and fills my heart  I don’t know what time of the day it is,  or where I am.  I can’t seem to attribute this light to any  particular time or ...

By: alexfenris | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jun 2011

College Class: Jumbled Up Thoughts

- We drive up the east coast in an old Cadillac where, as the drivers change, I try to convey to you thoughts which are abstract, but articulated like a bike tire going flat -a silent hisssssssss till...

By: Patrick | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jun 2011

Initiation

- Mike hung by his toes at the edge of the quarry. He took a deep breath and pictured himself diving into the milky water 20 feet below. The water was said to be 50 feet deep at its center but neither h...

By: Monet | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 28 May 2011

The Green Blur

- Ever noticed when you are sitting inside a train and looking out of the window, first you see the grass, then the trees at a distance and slowly as you start thinking about other things in your mind e...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Musings | Score: 4.3| Added: 29 Apr 2011

Hands

- Hands of woman, the tools of her trade, Dishes and laundry and beds always made. Dialing the doctor while groceries unpacked, Cleaning and dusting and newspapers stacked. Tireless endeavors s...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Apr 2011

Get Over it!

- When you grumpily bear that frown And wear your pride like a crown I want to slap you to the ground And hiss and verbally rebound When you whine how life is unfair I long to tell you to grow a pa...

By: Louise | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Apr 2011

The Girl in the Booth

- She was just another kid, really. Another eight-year-old that amounted to excess baggage being carted around by a parent. A dead weight, a liability, something not to be fussed over, but to be looked...

By: XuanMai | Category: Musings | Added: 14 Apr 2011

Rahul

- There was once this boy. Of our times. The time of dust and traffic jams. An ordinary boy. His name is not important. Let him be every boy. If this problematises the situation, we could call him “X” o...

By: Soumyabrata | Category: Drama | Score: 2.6| Added: 27 Mar 2011

Broken Journey

- Growing up wasn’t much fun, In a dysfunctional family of the worst degree. But I always knew my life wasn’t done, The world still held much for me to see. School was hard.. no cap and gown, Too m...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Mar 2011

Happiness And Purpose

- Is happiness something far out of reach? Something for which we must strive. Like some far off destination, Where we hope someday to arrive. Or is happiness just a commodity? Something th...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Mar 2011

Falling apart

- We all have times like this, I know. I also know people have it way worse than I do as well but this is just what has been kicking around in my head lately, how I feel like my life is falling apart. ...

By: easy_rider75 | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.8| Added: 09 Mar 2011

Changes

- Unsure of myself right now at this point in time, Thought I would have been different by now. I know I need to change the way things are going at the moment. My life has sort of been at a stand ...

By: easy_rider75 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 08 Mar 2011

Life's journey

- I am on a journey, As we all are through this thing called life. Have not found my way yet to the final destination, nor do I want this ride to end. I long to share this ride through life with a very...

By: easy_rider75 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Mar 2011

The Punching Bag

- I don't mind being your punching bag as long as you don't expect the same from me, for I can't take expectations as I am filled with the 'sands of time'. You punch me and the sand in me takes the sha...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 04 Mar 2011

Live for the day

- It stalks the night It stalks the day It seeks out life And whisks it away It's known as death And other things too But it's all the same What matters is you. How do you see it? What does it mean? It...

By: lovely_lady | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Mar 2011

The Being

- My mind fumbles with the want to see more, know more, travel beyond boundaries and live endlessly… but it is not to be so…for all will end one day and only the ‘living it’ survive, and not life itself...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Musings | Score: 3.2| Added: 26 Feb 2011

Paper Boats

- In the frugality of my soul, the self exerts and manifests. Spawning a million 'me', in the quietness it harvests. Still I long for that to which I want to surrender, and wait under 'his' sky a...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 23 Feb 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

Why is it so GREY?

- It’s affection is want based. The more you want it the more it likes it. There is a streak of madness and sadistic pleasure when it makes itself accessible. The game plan is extremely simple and easy ...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 18 Feb 2011

Amra ('us' in Bengali)

- Dear God, It’s been a while since I went out. My children are all happily married and remarried now and well settled. My elder born is in The States doing his research work in molecular biology…or di...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.2| Added: 17 Feb 2011

She (Volume I)

- INTRO :  One of the 'She' poems...Nature is the ultimate personification of all that is a ‘woman’...and all that is the process …in making 'a woman' …tolerance, suffering , rebirth, wisdom and the i...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 12 Feb 2011

Chasing butterflies

- I always have this feeling that I’m chasing something. Something that makes me happy, maybe even makes me complete. Something beautiful like a butterfly that sits on a daisy when I walk through a dese...

By: Tommie | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 29 Jan 2011 Editor's Pick

Brad's Story

- “I’d like to thank all of you, very, very much, on behalf of Jason and myself. You’ve all been a terrific help to us, and let me once again apologize most sincerely to you all. Tonight is our way of...

By: Piquet | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 25 Dec 2010

The Dirty Martini

- The making of a dirty martini is truly an art, Vodka and vermouth are merely a start, But follow my advice and you can depend, On achieving perfection in the end. First the martini glasses should be ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Dec 2010

You Were Never Meant To Suffer Alone

- Why is it you run and hide? And never show the hurt inside, Where does all that suffering go? The wounds that you refuse to show. Locked like a prisoner in a cell, Alone to bear your personal Hel...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 26 Nov 2010

Lullaby

- The click of the light switch focussed his attention and he bobbed back to the surface of consciousness. Soft, retreating footfalls. A whispered kiss. The baby opened his eyes. A gentle glow illuminat...

By: Futurepast | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 22 Oct 2010 Editor's Pick

Life Is What It Seems

- Outside in the piss stained hall, A prostitute leans on a dirty wall. Inside I rest my head, On a dirty mattress I call a bed. Dirty clothes out to the door, Empty bottles on the floor. In the street...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 21 Oct 2010

Rob - The meaning behind family.

- I woke up to the sound of music as I do every morning when I have school. It was March 23, 2007 and it was a Friday. Fridays were gods to me because it was the last day in a school week. I have the sa...

By: catgirl1992 | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 15 Oct 2010

Life in Pain

- When I think of life I hope that it will get better I think of my friends and I hold tight Love is hard to find and I hope I will find mine The pain inside is what I find to be the calm The calm that ...

By: catgirl1992 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 13 Oct 2010

HOPE - ONE SHOT-

- Hope. Hope really was a wonderful thing; it could keep even the most browbeaten spirit up and running for hours, just to get to that warm golden glow at the end of the tunnel. Hope is a delicate ba...

By: Katy | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 09 Oct 2010

Hunters

- Hunters: By Nathan Mullins There was something coming. The girl could not describe what it was, for there was nothing to see, nothing solid painting a single picture able to convey just what was be...

By: Dr100 | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.5| Added: 06 Aug 2010