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Lonely Country Byways

- Let's take a ride, little one, you think. Get in the car. We need to get out with our reflections rippling across the terrain, the vistas of the musing mind today. Today it's time to think.  As thos...

By: Survivor | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 14 Nov 2018

Unmeasured Behaviour

- “Buddy, what’s the rush?” After gleefully claiming that he’s grown yet again, for the umpteenth time in the past two weeks, we once again checked his height against his previous measurement on the f...

By: Ping | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 04 Nov 2018

Dare To Be Different

- Dare to be different,    not just the same;    As all the others  in lifes big game;  Stand out in the crowd  from all the rest;  Life is for living,  it's not just a test;  Be wh...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Sep 2016

Bystander

- So many words are within me Yet the silence is strangling I hold my tongue, keeping my peace Watching lies spread like a disease

By: BBaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Mar 2016

All is Gone

- All is Gone - Adrian Gabardo I guess it's true, everything does turn to rust, time is such a careless bitch, dropping you to the ground on every opportunity. Everything I've been, has n...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Mar 2016

Hold The Moon In Your Palm

- Hold the moon in your palm. Remind yourself who you really are. See darkness in the sunshine. See brightness in the dark. Swim in life's oceans, breathe in the wild breeze. Give without expectatio...

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 24 Feb 2016

Curve Balls

- It’s only pain. It’s not permanent, not life threatening, just darned inconvenient. Nature’s telling me, in no uncertain terms, that two kids, two jobs and a household to run have become too much...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 04 Nov 2015

Surrender

- If I should quit Will I ever know How seeds set Burst and grow Never would I see Them bud and bloom If I lock myself away In a darkened gloom Cry yes I can If things go wrong Sing to myself...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Oct 2015

Live Like You're Dying

- It starts with a doctor's appointment- nothing bizarre, just something routine.  And then they walk in  and there's this look and you know, you know something is wrong. It begins with another do...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Oct 2015

Day Of Rest

- Sunday. Day of rest. Hoover, dust, polish, put out bins. Walk dog, hang out even more washing. Lunch. Stuff a chicken, shove it in the oven. Start peeling potatoes. Front door slams. Daughter’s ...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jun 2015

Life

- No one can reject the human nature, that makes one feel good in living; without which, life is all in vain. Enjoy every moment given, feed every desire, every dream, every deviant thought, be cur...

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 23 Jan 2015

Keep Living

- They had plans They were going to get a place together Start a big family Open a bookstore They have planned it all for years Then it got taken away He saw an innocent girl and took her li...

By: Ladybug | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Sep 2014

This World

- Oh, what a world we live in, I often wonder, are we the paler twin? We pride ourselves on being superior to all; we don't realise our inferiority. Animals, plants, insects and arachnids, We should l...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 18 Jun 2014

You Are All I Need

- I need you Like nothing I have ever known. Air, food and water Are nothing to my life,  They bring mere sustenance.  You  fill my meager existence  With your love. Happy moments are made happier  Wh...

By: littlegirllost | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jan 2014

How Do You Know

- How do you know pure white, if you have never seen freshly fallen snow? How do you know pure light, if you have never observed sun's glow? How do you know pure darkness, if you have never ventu...

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 23 Dec 2013

Restless spirit

- She's as free as the wind She roams where she wishes An equal mixture of dark and light Always dancing on the edge of life Searching for answers to the divine questions Why do we breath ? ...

By: ravenpearl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Oct 2013

Bent Twisted and Kinked

- While talking with a new acquaintance, this came up in the conversation. She told me, "ahh but my dear didn't you know that broken things hold the most beauty in the world, it is our imperfections t...

By: CKAcres | Category: Musings | Score: 4.4| Added: 30 Aug 2013

Ramblings Of Forgiveness

- Things that are done can’t be undone. Sometimes things that are done are wrong, and can’t be forgiven. Sometimes things are done, but can be forgiven. When do we know which is to be forgiven? Somet...

By: Poppet | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 01 Jul 2013 Audio version available

I Choose

- I choose to become an independent author I choose to write organically I choose my friends wisely I choose to say “NO!” when something doesn’t feel right in my soul I choose my destinations i...

By: ladysharon | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 26 May 2013

Sound III

- Sound III Who the hell am I?  Where the hell do I live? In those certificates or  On those online accounts or online avatars? W-H-O T-H-E H-E-L-L A-M I-? I'm fighting.  ...

By: anand | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 29 Mar 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

Art Deco Sky

- Red dog around the moon stars shine bright Darkness soon gone dawn bringing new light Dimness over taken as eyes adjust nearly Ears hearing sounds in the shadows clearly Babbling from the c...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Dec 2012

Know No Fear

- Dive into the depths Experience the darkness below Release the air from your lungs Watch the bubbles rise Follow them to the surface Embrace each new breath Flow with the currents Know your fears Let...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Nov 2012

Challenges

- I wonder sometimes, this day will I make it through? Will I have the strength to finish the tasks at hand? Challenges the universe has given me, I need to do. Why life can be so complicated, I do not...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Aug 2012

Summer to Remember

- This was the summer of 1963. A vacation of change for me. I just a boy of sixteen, young and earthy. She an older lady, much more worldly. Lessons taught were very real and sensual. Often dreamed...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 09 Aug 2012

Just Fine

- I'm treading water in this river of time Sometimes I'm struggling, sometimes just fine I'm walking mountains in this world of mine Sometimes I'm falling, sometimes just fine I'm dreaming hop...

By: Phoenixiaangel | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 08 May 2012

Was It Enough?

- She hated days like this. A hot, blustery northerly wind, temperature more uncomfortable than it needed to be. It reminded her of the days leading up to Black Saturday – Australia’s worst bushfire. Sh...

By: wombat | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 12 Mar 2012

To be

- In a swarm of faces, I find me Standing alone wondering what is to be Closing my eyes to the time about to come Living the dreams inside my closed eyes numb Discovering that there is more outs...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 01 Nov 2011