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A Dark Matter

- "A Dark Matter" (Raanana, October 4, 2018) I see you everywhere I go You follow me even into the bedroom And crawl into bed beside me Entering my dreams. You are the dark sun shining your dark photo...

By: MikeStone | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jul 2019

Another Day, Another Panic Attack

- I was awake at 4am (after dreaming of panicking), worrying about going to Painsburys for 7am (when it tends to be quiet), when it occurred to me that Stressco might already be open! It was, and so I ...

By: Daisy | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jan 2017

The Kitchen Maid

- Light that streams through an open window Falls elegantly on her face Shadows that stretch from nothing Gives the scene its unique grace Concentration on her face, it seems As she stands and pours t...

By: Martin | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jan 2017

Old Demons Laughing

- Images flash in my mind Memories play back Like an invasive parasite Forcing the reliving Of moments best forgotten Old demons are laughing at me When love fades away And the darkness prevail...

By: JätteskogFrejyason | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 25 Nov 2016

Illuminated Path

- The way is clear, t he path is bright; Illuminated by God's heaven ly light; It's on this path I daily walk; When God and I share a talk; I seek His guidance in every way; Before I...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Oct 2016

Carry On

- Inspired by a posted in the forums by Bella85 Tomorrow's light, Brings another day. Tears may fall, And darkness display. Truth be known, We're all made of clay. Hardened by fire, Glazed by ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Oct 2016

Cleanroom

- This hurts Again I wish it were gone It hurts again No matter how long I thought it was better But it’s bested me Unable to hide It tracks when I flee Focus on something Seal off the pain W...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jul 2016

Best Friend

- When my world is darker than I can understand. When my sky turns gray with no light in sight. When nothing turns out the way, I've planned. When I can’t sleep at all, through the lonely night. I tu...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 May 2016

Nightmare Diaries: The Clearing

- I sit alone in the sunlit clearing, looking at the dark trees ringing it and waiting for you. Despite the heat of the sun, I feel cold – a chill that seems to have seeped down into my very soul. I clo...

By: TooShy678 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 24 Apr 2016

Over the Rainbow

- I'm a sinner lost in a storm Needing to find myself there I lost my innocence years ago My screams fell into nowhere Out of the darkness you came Shining your light upon me You saw what others saw ...

By: HisAmelia | Category: Poetry | Added: 06 Apr 2016

Trepidation

- When one stands in the sunshine, the world around is always bright. It is easy to see creatures at play, enjoying beauty in nature's light. Things are visible and unwrapped, though some can hide ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Feb 2016

Solstice: midnight enchantment

- Moonlight edged through the tree branches high overhead, as the wind howled through them bringing a sharp cold slap to her face. Darkness seeped under the canopy far above, shrouding the world in shad...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 14 Jan 2016 Editor's Pick

Change

- The clink of glass, followed by a dull thud, sends my mind swimming towards consciousness. Muffled voices pierce the swirling mists of sleep, and my eyelids flutter open. It’s grown dark while I sle...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 31 Dec 2015

Holiday Heart

- Holiday Heart (Eve Gaal) Like a string of Christmas lights your life began with little cards and greetings. Godparents, grandparents and neighbors welcomed you into the world. Holid...

By: Eve | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Dec 2015

Source of an Epic Life

- An older woman Reading on the light rail, In her purse, a bottle of water With these words on the label, "Source of an Epic Life." I shift my gaze back out the window, And face

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Nov 2015

Encounter

- In his hand I saw the gun Black and shiny bright It was a pistol, very small It gleamed from the street light The gun was pretty as it shone Pretty, black and cold I heard as words were said to me A...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Jul 2015

A Brief Ray of Light

- The little thing crawls on the forest floor. It wraps itself within the jungle, Cloaked by the creepers. The skin ripples over its ribs As breath sighs from its mouth. A cocoon of darkn...

By: Ididntdoit | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 11 May 2015

Spider Webs and Moonbeams

- Come sit with me, said the spider to the fly. Daylight's gone, moonbeams grace the sky. Glitter from the stars are captured in my web. Breaking night's darkness as sunbeams ebb. Visit for awhil...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Feb 2015

On a Winter Eve

- Darkness. Embedded in the shadow. Shadow. Comes with the light. Its cold outside Even though the sun shines. Its colder inside I'm suffocating with my plight. No one knows How much they can endure, ...

By: azuma | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jan 2015

Light

- Without it you can't see No living thing can be No plant would ever grow No river'd ever flow This planet would be bare Just stillness everywhere A dark and empty place With nothing to embrace No sorr...

By: paulus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Dec 2014

Supernatural

- Brown hair Brown eyes Just like any other person Just like everyone else But they're wrong What is that on the inside? Bright light swirling Sparks of flames around the heart The light...

By: Ladybug | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Sep 2014

You are my

- You are my angel You are my queen You are my best friend You are my joy You are my pride You are my soul You are my heart beat You are my light You are the beautiful flower You are m...

By: CaptNick | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jun 2014

Caught

- I can not stay here, caught between dark and light I want the sun, to feel its heat on my skin. I fears its burn though and dont trust it, sunlight fades to easily. Its so hard to be near the light ...

By: Kayk | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 May 2014

Darkness

- Just a short poem of sorts I wrote. I would be very interested to see What meaning people give it. I have heard many interesting views of it already. Make sure to comment and let me know what you thi...

By: NyuraVanko | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Dec 2013

Candle

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Red velvet kindness wraps my heart And heats my sodden spirit. Limp, bedraggled soul of mine, Grow w...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Nov 2013

I Am The Deep, Dark Woods

- I am the dark and spooky woods. Oh, please, don’t be afraid. Just because you see overhanging branches and tangled brambles, darkness and no way out, it doesn’t mean I’m going to hurt you. I really do...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 01 Nov 2013 Editor's Pick

Pathway Home

- Sometimes the most brilliant colors are visible, just before darkness blocks the sun. If one waits, the night sky comes alive, with the sparkle from millions of stars. Brandishing flickers, ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Sep 2013

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 36

- Chapter 36 Unseen Dangers What are we looking for? Where would they be? I touch the rock sticking out of the side of the pit. The compound of the rock comes back to me as silicone-based plus t...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 29 Aug 2013

No stars above

- The bone chilling wind blew across the field into the barren city. Dense, dark clouds shrouded the sky above, threatening a heavy downpour. The only glimmer of light was from the misty orange hue of t...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 23 Aug 2013

Standing in the Puddle of Light

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Light puddles on the floor, Crawling along the wooden slats And bleeding down the cracks To nowhere a...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Aug 2013

Light//I See the Light

- Heaven's angels can wait. I know now- I'm not ready to die yet. I know I'm bleeding out, but how did my wrists get slit? It's all over me... The blood is... it is everywhere. All around me- shal...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jul 2013

Candles Glow

- The flicker of a candle’s glow brightens the darkest caverns, illuminating gloomy passages, casting shadows upon the walls of the hand, that shields it’s flame from gusty breezes. Pro...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Jun 2013

Solarites Ch 11

- A three foot ring of crystal plants were illuminated around us. If any Solarites were around, we would have been spotted almost immediately. The thought made me shiver, but I highly doubted there wou...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jun 2013

Into the Light

- Her hand comes up, the blade there, dripping red onto the white counter top. A single line of blood seeps from the wound she's created, starting to drip off, into the sink, staining the porcelain perm...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.4| Added: 27 Mar 2013

Another Place, Another Time

- Another Time, AnotherPlace “Your human is a brat.” My love’s voice coiled towards me slowly, the words stretched out in the silly way that slow motion videos sound. His energy signature was humm...

By: aliera | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 27 Feb 2013

Light is Brighter in the Dark

- The light is always brighter in the darkness. "Get off your ass and do your chores!" The big man smelled of liquor. The flannel of his shirt was stained. The little boy knew better than to argue wit...

By: ashjoy | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 27 Feb 2013

Flames of Emptiness

- Flames Of Emptiness Burning hotter & brighter Never seems to get tired Just as long as there is fire Energy from light Energy from liars Always trying to get higher Fighting for right Fighti...

By: ThorRedskinLight | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 24 Feb 2013

Abel and Kane

- Abel and Kane “I will not ask you again Miss Gatewood.” The interrogator said. “What did you see down there?” Gatewood stamped out her cigarette on the tAbel . “I already told you. Freedom.” Th...

By: RobertHildenbrand | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 24 Feb 2013

To See, To Breathe

- To See, To Breathe Our chances are slim to none And our advances are wide for one But our chance to advance is only some God's land is blessed but only for he who won Not to talk with no meanin...

By: ThorRedskinLight | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2013

A soldier's tale, as told by the wife

- Julianne finished loading the large moving truck and pulled the rear door closed. She walked down the rear ramp and glanced up at the only home she had known for the last twenty years. She glanced dow...

By: RobertHildenbrand | Category: Drama | Score: 4.6| Added: 22 Feb 2013

The Legend Of Sunshine And Rain

- When Earth was void of love and life,  And darkness reigned supreme. There was no time, nor thing, nor place, That darkness had not seen. The Lord of Light, while traveling throug...

By: plumnearly2 | Category: Childrens | Score: 5| Added: 22 Feb 2013

Old Wooden Rowboat

- It was early morning. The fog still clung in patches to the tips of the hills as I walked down to the edge of the lake. I felt chilled. Pulling my jacket closer around me I trudged on. Used to the hus...

By: vickie3338 | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 22 Feb 2013

True Illumination

- True Illumination There was once a lush and beautiful forest teeming with life, and any who passed through it felt refreshed and cheerful. Its borders stretched all the way from the village of ...

By: Amber | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.7| Added: 20 Feb 2013 Editor's Pick

A weekend in the Closet

- I love light. I hate the darkness. This might be a statement you would hear from most people. Unfortunately, my obsessiveness stems for one horrifying weekend I will never forget. My fear of darkness ...

By: Vinster1968 | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 17 Feb 2013

The Lightning Thunder Theory of Light Dark Matter

- The Lightning & Thunder Theory of Light & Dark Matter Zeus, Greek God of Lightning, & Thor, Norse God of Thunder, meet in the Heavens for Earths greatest herbs & for the discussion of what helps ...

By: ThorRedskinLight | Category: Humor | Score: 3.7| Added: 18 Feb 2013

Fighting the Everdark

- Fighting the Everdark The room was black as pitch, but for the harsh glare of an aging laptop. It was the kind that would creak in eerie protest of the stress it's owner, the Author, was sure to impo...

By: rhibeard | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 16 Feb 2013

Burden

- “You don’t have to come,” she mumbled through the phone. I heard a sniff, a cough, and then an apology of some sort. “I’m fine, really.” Hardly convincing, I thought, as I grabbed keys and locked the ...

By: isaac | Category: Drama | Score: 3.9| Added: 17 Feb 2013

Light Envies Darkness And Darkness Envies Light

- Presently I am evil…I am darkness I don’t possess a body, apparently I am just an entity, Do I even exist is the question. Everything is dark, even the darkness is eloped by some thick fog. It is i...

By: BestAbsolutePerfect | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 15 Feb 2013

The Rhapsody of the World

- The subdued yellow glow of lampposts served as my makeshift milestones as I trudged down the road. Humidity choked the post-storm air. The storm had raged for hours; there had been reports of widespre...

By: AlexH | Category: Musings | Score: 4.3| Added: 12 Feb 2013

The chess match

- All wars have a beginning and all wars have an end, except for one. The war between the light that illuminates the world with all that is good and the darkness which fills our hearts, blinding us with...

By: RobertHildenbrand | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4| Added: 11 Feb 2013

Mirrors and Demons

- There was a demon in my bathroom mirror. This was not one of those cartoon imps, with their chubby faces, and tiny horns. It was not the kind that waves its cute little pitchfork at you as it capers...

By: Kestrel36 | Category: Horror | Score: 4.3| Added: 08 Feb 2013

Abyss

- Abyss “When you gaze into an abyss, the abyss also gazes into you” -Friedrich Nietzsche According to Merriam -Webster’s English Dictionary, depression is defined as, “ A psycho ne...

By: Thesaddestlandscape | Category: Memoirs | Score: 2.7| Added: 07 Feb 2013

Expansion of Mankind

- “Hey, Sarge.” The man he was addressing was a large, almost hulking, individual that was field stripping a weapon casually but expertly. He looked to be in his mid twenties, give or take a few ye...

By: Rascal | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 05 Feb 2013

Blood Oath

- BLOOD OATH upon the field of honour we do stand tall and unwavering true to our one God banners whipping in the wind of discontent shields and battle axes at the ready to defend swords draw...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Musings | Score: 3.6| Added: 30 Jan 2013

Warmth of Light

- I was created for the dark, yet I often wonder what else this universe has to offer. I’m not allowed into the light. My grandmother tells me stories of what it feels like to break the night with golde...

By: samanthafountain | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4| Added: 27 Jan 2013

Carried Too Long

- Allowing myself to misplace reality's grip. Dwelling yet again in the past, feeling dismay. Into the bottomless depths of darkness I slip. Why could life not have been a different way? Trying to re...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 27 Jan 2013 Editor's Pick

Lover's Leap

- LOVER’S LEAP by Curtis James McConnell I tell you now, it is love which binds us. Using simple blackhole physics, we shall prove this. Whether you are too cool, manly, cynical or intellectual ...

By: CurtisJamesMcConnell | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 27 Jan 2013

I Missed You...

- I missed you, sweetie , the message said. And before she could turn around, she was dead. "I missed you, sweetheart," said the killer to her severed head.

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 15 Jan 2013

Fall Softly Off The Face of Tomorrow

-  I have no feelings, Lost A hollow sense of self. I want what I cannot have and Yearn for all that is beyond my reach. I want to wake up gone, Adrift in heaven Away from a world that hu...

By: LittleSister_ | Category: Poetry | Score: 2.6| Added: 07 Jan 2013

Winter Sky

- Morning sky cloaked in grey Warmth not felt from the start Like a mind in disarray Feelings cold in the heart Psyche constrained gone astray Sun's warmth blocked Just like an errant sou...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jan 2013

Waiting

- My friend's soul I feel has been invaded. Paranoia taking over, their vision shaded. This person that I feel coming out right now. Is a stranger to me, foreign, different, Wow! Seeming to attack ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Jan 2013

Marital Bliss

- “Hey, turn that overhead light back on, can't you see I'm trying to read here? “Oh, don't be a silly goose, there's a table lamp right next to you there that should give you plenty of light, John.” ...

By: Rascal | Category: Humor | Score: 4.9| Added: 04 Jan 2013

Confession

- Nobody said it would be easy. She just didn’t expect it’d be this hard. The clock ticks the hours, the minutes, the seconds, and with each passing minute of daylight, she sighs deeply and braces for...

By: DianaShallard | Category: Drama | Score: 4.5| Added: 04 Jan 2013 Editor's Pick

Lifeless Stencils

- A pitiful act, a devious plan The play of the mind, a simple question Where to be now, at this moment? It seems like something odd or naive, maybe Yet that thought drives dreams and create nightm...

By: Isadora | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Dec 2012

My First Thoughts of 2013

- Life is too short to spend it in the darkness of ones mind. Hoping this year I can see colors and light, not be blind. Sharing wondrous images, love, respecting all mankind. What are the things thi...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jan 2013

Broken Rampart Tattered Golden Banner

- Broken Rampart Tattered Golden Banner evil is on the march from the east from the north and even from the west darkness covers the land evil everywhere he who calls upon darkness holds s...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Musings | Score: 3.9| Added: 31 Dec 2012

Pledge

- Darkness swirling around me, I see facets of human I would rather they not exist A young woman gang raped, brutally beaten Thrown away not so much like garbage naked. She fought to survive,...

By: sea | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 29 Dec 2012

The Eternal Twins

- Since the dawn of time Before poets learned to rhyme They have remained together yet apart Fighting for supremacy in every being’s heart. One is dark like the night, Whose first instinct is to fight ...

By: Isabelle | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 28 Dec 2012

December 26, 2012

- 5 days ago, the world ended 5 days from now, the year will 2 days ago, Lucy left 2 days from now, I’ll get over it Yesterday was a Roman holiday Tomorrow, I have to go back to work Toda...

By: alexfenris | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.1| Added: 27 Dec 2012

Lost in Christmas

- Scurrying crowds beat down on the pavements And screaming children bicker with their frustrated adults, Strangers to each other in this season of enforced cheer. Blue-white light strings buzz above t...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Dec 2012

A Single Kiss

- This day is cold and dreary, The angels pouring tears of mourning misery Upon the corpses of leaves That slake their former glory into slime Along the pavements I tread with weariness. The sky heaves...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Nov 2012

Just another night

- Alone at night Stars sparkling I think of warmth lost to me My soul is cold Touch of fear Yet I admire nature’s cold beauties I close my eyes darkness to match the skies I hear t...

By: sea | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 19 Oct 2012

Was There Light?

- WAS THERE LIGHT ? It wasn't that you were mistaken That you imagined it It's just that she has given in to her darkness And has doused her

By: lifedancer2 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Aug 2012

Darkness or Light

- Even in the darkest sky there is light. Look hard not a quickened glance, light is there to see. Even turbulent swirling dark clouds carry images of joy, that display in time. Where nothing good...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 30 Dec 2011

Seven Trees

- The 7 trees The seven trees Once bare limbed Gather their summer robes Swirling around them As they dance in the wind Luminescent bursts of light appear Through hand span sized l...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 05 Sep 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