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Never Lost

- Are goodbyes part of letting go? When loss breaks our hearts so. Loved ones never leave our mind. Constant ache, thrashing so unkind. Feeling part of our world has vanished. Can tear stained cheek...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 May 2015

Cookies And A Mothers Love

- Cookies and a Mothers Love In the kitchen, mom is baking away While I am outside, happy at play. “Come in”, says she, a smile on her face “ Go to the table and take your place.” Warm from the ov...

By: Pirate | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Apr 2015

A Slice of Life

- The phone call mentioned here really took place Sitting here one summer night and staring at the blinds after having hung up the phone. Thinking of the call from an old friend who had a question a...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.8| Added: 07 Apr 2015

Knock, Knock

- Knock knock! Who's there? Banana! Banana who? When my brother was a little boy, he loved Knock Knock jokes. Maybe all kids do, but Jack went through a period where he couldn't get enou...

By: gypsy | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 27 Mar 2015

Panoramic

- Feeling at times as if I were on the run, and somewhere along the way the skies changed from blue to grey. Causing me to think back to those times and places that were left behind along with that West...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 11 Mar 2015

Thorns: Ch 6

- As soon as dinner ended, I excused myself quickly. I needed to be alone or with Aqua. The pestering feeling deepened and I felt guilty, though I had no clue why. I did something wrong, something felt...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 05 Mar 2015

The Strange White Man 39

- As dawn approached Carpenter drew the heavy drapes in his car to protect him from the rays of the Sun. He then took a seat in one of the plush chairs and recalled all the memories that the hypnosis ha...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 27 Jan 2015

The Strange White Man 37

- As Carpenter sat in his private car awaiting the Sun to rise he recalled the memories that had just been awakened. He saw his Father and his trusted friend and teacher the wizard Felsar. He was happy ...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jan 2015

Jennifer: Veteran's Day

- A year after coming home... "Mommy! Mommy, my girl scout troop is walking in the parade tomorrow, do you wanna walk with us?" Kristi, 7, runs up and tugs on my shirt sleeve. Her smile is so wide an...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jan 2015

Dad

- She really hated the holidays, as she wandered and pondered why? Her mind drifts to the celebrations, as she comes to realize. "It is for him that I live the way I do. For him tonight are my memories...

By: a_chica | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.6| Added: 10 Jan 2015

The Strange White Man 36

- In Carpenter's mind he was racing backwards in time. The last 200 years passed by in the space of a breath and he saw himself as a small boy again. This was the English countryside in the late 1600rds...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jan 2015

Golden Gate Days

- I wandered Golden Gate Park, On one of the most perfect days. The air was clear, With my mind in a haze. The park was almost empty. Few people walked, Kids played games. I stopped to listen, a...

By: frogprince | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Dec 2014

Rain

- As I sit and look out the window My thoughts go right to you I see the rain and think Of making love with you I see the raindrops I think of your fingertips Playing on my body like A f...

By: maryruth | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 30 Nov 2014

The Strange White Man 33

- Carpenter was stunned into silence at the sight before him. This monk that was the acknowledged foremost expert on the supernatural in the USA stood there with a slight smile on his face and allowing ...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.8| Added: 29 Nov 2014

Boss: Finally Home

- (All of the "If You're Reading This"s comes from the song titled "If You're Reading This" by Tim McGraw. The letter was inspired by that song and "Letters From Home" by John Michael Montgomery as wel...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 07 Nov 2014

Our Memories Will Live

- You know that I love you You mean the world to me My love for you will never die It grows continuously So as I sit and talk to you Takes these words I say  Put them in your heart  Your'...

By: maryruth | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 30 Oct 2014

I Remember...

- I remember the sweet scent of my grandmother, ginger and honey, her long gray braid swaying in the breeze streams of curling white on a gleaming silver ribbon. I remember the tiny cabin out i...

By: palela | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Aug 2014

An Old Toy Koala

- As I unpack some boxes, I come across an old teddy. Actually it is a koala, well worn and missing an eye. I can remember how it was  when I first got it brand new. It was soft fluffy and grey, ...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jul 2014

Cricket the Early Years Part 9

- Cricket left school alone. Naomi's mom picked her up to take her to dance class where she studied jazz dancing and enjoyed it. Cricket walked home and instead of going straight home, she wanted to vis...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jun 2014

Our Friendship

- When you came into my life a year ago today You asked me to play a song and then to dance. I gladly accepted and walked out on the floor You took me in your arms as we looked into each other’s eyes...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 25 Jun 2014

Cricket the Early Years Part 8

- Cricket stood dumbfounded looking at her locker, as her new friends crowded around urging her to open it. They wanted to see if anything special was inside. Reluctantly Cricket pushed aside the pile ...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jun 2014

And it all comes rushing back

- As I sit alone no matter where I am I think of you and it all comes rushing back.  The memories I cherish and the love I gave up.  The first time we spoke, in a chat room filled with hope. G...

By: StormieDragon | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jun 2014

Cricket the Early Years Part 7

- Christmas vacation started with unseasonably warm weather. Marcia and Naomi spent a lot of time together searching the woods. Their minds focused on vacation and forgot about school. Marcia showed Na...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jun 2014

Cricket the Early Years Part 6

- The girls spent the afternoon at the movies and enjoyed the double feature. They returned to Marcia's house and waited for dinner while they watched TV. All thoughts and conversation about Sarah move...

By: frogprince | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.8| Added: 29 May 2014

Your Touch

- I turn smiling, though the tracks of my tears still appear on my face, looking at the blonde-haired little girl, as she walks to me. She looks up at me and says softly, "Daddy, it's time. We must go."...

By: frogprince | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 26 May 2014

Ghosts

- The harsh cry of the alarm ringing in my ears I rise through currents of uneasy slumber. Pushing through sheets tossed in restless waves To drag myself from the empty ocean of my bed Onto the blea...

By: Cindertoffee | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 May 2014

Everything Is Rosie

- Everything Is Rosie I knew the day was coming. But still it seems unreal. No sense, no rhyme nor reason why. No justice.  No appeal. I want to lash out. Hate the world. To deny, to disbelieve. To ...

By: Cindertoffee | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 May 2014

Bittersweet Memories

- I look at you sitting in the bay window, overlooking the setting sun, as twilight slowly approaches the Pacific Ocean. My heart feels warm and my soul is full of love. You sit there with your knees u...

By: frogprince | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 May 2014

Memories

- Memories pour into my head. How do I make sense of emotions I've never known? Only a radio tells me the way to go. The static buzz rings in my ears as I hear the voice of reason. Cry out i...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Apr 2014

17 years

- As I remember with tears running down my face, how seventeen years ago today, you lost your fight. You lost your battle with cancer, and slipped peacefully away to a better place. Although ...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 24 Apr 2014

Satan's Masque

- Once more a darkening view recaptures mentality's gaze. Bringing jumbled recollections, variegated images of the past. Jaded memories parade and flit, through a misty greying haze. Resolutions...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Apr 2014

Secrets

- Why do I answer? That insistent banging inside my closet door? I recognize the tap, tap, taps, from times of yore. Never colorful thoughts, only looming darkness, hides behind that door. Fe...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 20 Mar 2014

Visions of leopard print pillows

- You filled my ears with lies You played such a game It shouldn't have been a surprise  I am to blame I fell for it  Hook line and sinker  Believed it all  What was I thinking You became my be...

By: Finallyatpeace | Category: Poetry | Score: 3| Added: 14 Feb 2014

Thank you isnt enough!

- Looking back over my life I have always been shy and felt very alone. Learning very early on, that not every person is kind or caring. However the day we started talking That slowly begun to change....

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Feb 2014

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- There were good moments. There always are. Those luck of the draw blind date moments. Those longing for someone even though they are with your best friend moments. Those ‘accidental’ brushes of the ha...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 06 Feb 2014

Uncertainty

- Laying here on my bed Thinking about all the moments we have shared The long talks on the phone, texting And the occasional video calls. Talking about our lives Our past, present and dreams for t...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Feb 2014

Kiara: Heaven Instead

- "Then she closed her eyes, found relief in a knife, the blood flows as she cries..." The Way She Feels by Between the Trees. silver blade porcelain skin life fades oh what a state I'm in...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jan 2014

Grandma

- You were the greatest woman, To ever walk this earth, Because of you I was blessed, From the moment of my birth, You truly meant the world to me, And after all these years, Every time I think of you, ...

By: Poetic_Justice | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 20 Jan 2014

Magical Memories

- Frosty dog encircled moon, color in the night. Jewels glitter upon new snow, shimmer bright. Magical memories, times when winter ruled. Childhood enthusiasm, never could be cooled. Wind blo...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 26 Dec 2013

The Christmas Card

- First week of December. The tree and decorations had been put up the day after Thanksgiving and now it was time for card sending. Penny sits cross legged on the floor of her bedroom with the boxes o...

By: The_Count | Category: General | Score: 4| Added: 20 Dec 2013

Empty Pillow

- My king-size bed is centered on the wall, directly beneath the window. It has a very hard mattress out of choice. The drapes are an odd shade of green. The bedspread and pillows are a deep maroon. The...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 11 Dec 2013

Amelia, Then and Now (Part 2 of 2)

- "She seems quite taken with you," Nadja said. Nadja was one of the senior supervisors of the library. We often had lunch together and we talked about pretty much anything. Today, she caught me off ...

By: Paperboy | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 18 Nov 2013

Amelia, Then and Now (Part 1 of 2)

- I checked my watch. I had been waiting for her for almost 20 minutes. I grinned and chuckled to myself. No, I'd been waiting longer. I leaned against the railing overlooking the square. The air was ...

By: Paperboy | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 15 Nov 2013

A moment in time

- I remember our special times, the promises made and shared  the moments of passion,  soft kisses and touches  of being wrapped in each other’s arms, How those memories  Warm my heart  You make me fe...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 24 Oct 2013

Fairy Tales and Rhymes

- Staring at a photo of brambles I see. Dusky mist filtering around each tree. Foggy haze, spooky shadows, tangled limbs. Reminds me of fairytales heard, by Grimm. To my mind, The Old Woman in the ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 16 Oct 2013

Mindy Learns (part three)

- My name is Mindy. On this sunny morning I was standing on the green grass. It was a beautiful May day. I was alone. I had left the house early and I watched as the sun rose in the east. It was casting...

By: Survivor | Category: General | Score: 4.5| Added: 17 Oct 2013

Amanda

- I'm lying on the floor of our rec-room, watching cartoons. I'm about eight years old and this is pretty much all I do on a Saturday morning. I hear the front door slam, a familiar sound, and glance...

By: Amber | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 14 Oct 2013

Something You Just Don't Joke About

- The day was good. I think it was Friday, or perhaps Thursday, but either way, the whole day was amazing... Until the very end. The bell had rung and I was walking to the stairs when I heard a guy from...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 07 Oct 2013

Philena: The Bathroom Floor

- "Way down... way down... way down. ...They found you on the bathroom floor..." -Cemetery Drive by MCR. "'Lena!" His voice, rough from cigarettes and powders, sloppy, stomach-twisting from th...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 Oct 2013

Philena: The Dining Room

- I've walked past this dining room many times. When I was seven, I walked past it, out the door and to the car. We were headed to the hospital to see my Daddy. Mother didn't say at the time, but I kn...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 Sep 2013

My muse

- Its a blue kinda day Lost in that dark lonely place The outside wears a smile while I cry from the inside My muse rides me hard this morning I fight the pain from that door that is opening, th...

By: ravenpearl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Sep 2013

Keyholes

- Growing up in the 50’s and 60’s, and that’s the 1950’s and 1960’s for you smartasses, the doors in most homes had keyholes. These keyholes were made to be operated by large bulky skeleton keys. Usuall...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 12 Sep 2013

The ring

- Nothing striking in its look a simple sliver knotted band a yellow triangle cut citron stone sits high in the middle. Passed from great grandmother, to grandmother, to mother, to oldest daughter...

By: ravenpearl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Aug 2013

Who Do You Think I Am?

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. You see my writing on the wall And you think you know who I am. Am I splayed out naked for all to se...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 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

My First Kiss

- I have a granddaughter who will be thirteen this year. We were sitting at her kitchen table the other day talking about school, boys and her friends. We have some very open and frank discussions. I d...

By: frogprince | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.9| Added: 23 Jul 2013

Bats

- Old guys always start every story with “When I was a boy.” It’s a standard, sorta like “Once upon a time” or “Happily ever after.” It has been my experience that it causes one of two reactions. People...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jun 2013

One Door Closes . . .

- One Door Closes. . . I spent the last six months in my failure-of-a-marriage, tying up loose ends. Divesting myself of all that I'd gained in twenty years. We all accumulate things, to keep unde...

By: bri54 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 27 May 2013

Faded Memory

- I remember when we met and things were new and exciting. Remember? I remember when we met and we spent endless hours together. Remember? I remember when we met we couldn't get enough of ea...

By: Poppet | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 05 May 2013 Audio version available

memories

- Memories We move because we cannot afford to stand still. Life revolves centrically, clashing between one another. Bumping into other lives. We are like pinballs, absorbing every impact. We exist on...

By: dcdan2 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.5| Added: 02 May 2013

Gaming

- I’ve been driving myself nuts trying to find a replacement Dreamcast. A few months ago, the controller port broke, so I’ve been looking for a faulty one, in order to save some money and fix my current...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 22 Apr 2013

Memories of you

- I don’t remember your face or your smile. I don’t remember the warmth of your skin or the touch of your kiss. I don’t remember you at all. I've heard the stories my brothers and dad tell about yo...

By: michk111 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 10 Apr 2013

The Dark Stain

- A faded black and white photograph Captures the gleaming grins of a family Soft light ricochets off their shiny cheeks and teeth A dark stain sits in the snapshot’s left margin It’s a smu...

By: ACCooper | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Feb 2013

Old Texts

- This musing only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Sometimes, I remember my phone's inbox is getting too full. When I am waiting for the bus, I go thr...

By: Daisy | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 17 Feb 2013

Philena- .:Just Long Enough:.

- From the voice of Philena Xanderson, a character of mine... I want to, And you know I want to, But I keep hoping... even though hope hurts in the end, I keep hoping that if I live ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jan 2013

Never

- Never to hear your voice again, Never to see your face. Never to know your touch, Or the taste of your lips on mine. Never to look into your eyes, Or feel your heart beat against mine whe...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 31 Dec 2012

Memory Shelf

- Like books arranged upon a shelf, memories display there. We can choose to read them again, or not, or even share. If placed in a certain order, favourites' at one end. Chosen ones read over and...

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

First Love

- 1962 seems like forever ago.  1963 and 1964 flew by in a rush. So much love and so much need, left a heart so barren and crushed. My life was filled with you, A mind full of never ending bl...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 21 Nov 2012

Forgotten Magic

- Where has all the magic gone? Hearts that shatter and fall. When the future disappears in a shroud of smoke Lost to eyes that once saw it so clearly. Where has all the wonder gone? Souls th...

By: LittleSister_ | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 20 Nov 2012

Moving Out

- MOVING OUT The books are packed, taken from the shelves where they have sat for years, their titles waking memories with their silent words. I’ve taken down paintings from the walls, ...

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

A Letter To Her

- I don't know when it started. This losing you. How did I miss it? Too busy. Too careless. Taking for granted the hard work of a relationship. The negotiations. The sacrifice. Once I held you in my ar...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 01 Nov 2012

All Hallows Eve

- In the dark a black cat silhouetted by the moon Fright night and gathering treats is coming soon Sparking memories in my mind of days past Smiling to myself man that used to be a blast Dressing up...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Oct 2012

Cotton Candy Sky

- Cotton candy sky this morning, sailors need not take warning. Pastel heavens, blues and pinks. Start of a stunning day, me thinks. Sounds, smells of a carnival here, similes, within my mind appear...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Sep 2012

Fading Reality

- I try to recall the last time I saw you but the memory is faint It used to be so easy to imagine your face, to envision your body Yes, it was so clear Something has changed not in you, but ...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 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

A Different Man

- If only I knew then what I know now, I'd be a different man But sometimes a man's emotions get in the way of things, of feelings, of making memories that will last a lifetime, Though every moment ...

By: OHT | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jul 2012

Loneliness

- "My loneliness is filled with people," Kafka states. Loneliness once: Night times - the worst, amid winter darkness days end in haste, day-ends prolong like childhood's gummy sweets in the hands of ...

By: HulyaY | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Jun 2012

My Place

- My place is filled with happy things, It’s where I keep thoughts and wishes. Norman Rockwell scenes and summer nights, A place I seek for the safety it brings. In my place all things are aliv...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 May 2012

Cold Memories

- As the snow falls silently outside my window, I sit here dreaming of you. I miss the way you smiled at me when I would run off on a tangent, then forget what I was talking about. I miss how you would ...

By: mhend90 | Category: Musings | Score: 4| Added: 08 May 2012

In Memory of My Father

- The twenty-ninth of April. Ten years since I last saw my dad. Ten years and two days since I last heard his voice and knew that he heard me when I told him I loved him. I have not been able to tell...

By: Daisy | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 06 May 2012

Waiting Downstairs

- No signs of suffering could be seen Except the silence tied up with the spotless walls. The cubicle looked void of all memories, Glass doors seemed to have shut out all. The lonely medicate...

By: nirupam | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Apr 2012

Letting Go

- On feet of cat silent at night, These thoughts of mine escape the light. Moments remembered of distant youth, Bliss and sadness entwined in truth. A boy so young and searching for love, Her ...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 19 Mar 2012

Four Letter Words

- Where is this place where all my smiles have hidden? Where all my laughter is banished to a place forbidden. What is this loss I can’t quite name? Where all my days and nights look just the ...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 13 Mar 2012

Always Two

- Hearts near through feelings shared, Voices silent but our minds held our hearts. For hours and hours we often stared, Hoping soon that our love would start. A love so pure and a bond so stron...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 11 Mar 2012

Pain of Glass

- A pane of glass, a window made, My world blossomed looking through. A thousand memories I wouldn’t trade, Looking out of it and discovering you. In my mind I knew our fate, This girl next d...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 08 Mar 2012

My Table

- This table by the window where I write and eat and watch the birds and squirrels and pile my notebooks on and search the internet and sit with friends who stop by for a chat and tea, its surface...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Mar 2012

My Table

- This table by the window where I write and eat and watch the birds and squirrels and pile my notebooks on and search the internet and sit with friends who stop by for a chat and tea, its surface...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Mar 2012

A Look Beyond

- As the Moon begins to fade, I look beyond All of the memories that dwell in my mind I cannot say that many of these are fond Those I choose this day to leave behind Before there was darkness and...

By: Isadora | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 12 Feb 2012

Mortimer and Myrtle: An Absurd Love Story

- Note: This is a little experimental story. Mortimer was seated on a small sofa in the living room, when Myrtle came in from the kitchen and sat on the sofa next to him. She wore a blue floral dress a...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 03 Feb 2012

Something Old, Something New

- This house, envelope, box and a key, was all he had left to me. With trembling hands I opened the note, heart tortured, I read what he wrote. All my worldly possessions I leave behind I pray that f...

By: wildrose_girl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 25 Jan 2012

The Swan

-    I walked along the banks of Loch Erne and sat down under the shadow of an Alder tree, to look at the sunset over Fermanagh mountains and islands and meditate. Jacques Jardel sat beside ...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jan 2012

Celestial Battles

- Celestial Battles Warmer days of summer gone, heat and light less potent. Fall time just fading memories, lives at their end. Passing winters equinox, air crisp, harder to breath. One celest...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 26 Dec 2011

Rewind Time (Darkness)

- Rewind time. I climb, The tree of life, Clambering, Longing to reach the top. I keep falling, Like Alice. Can't find my footing, Like Bambi. I keep crashing to rock bottom. Photographs frozen, Sti...

By: unicorn92 | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.3| Added: 14 Dec 2011

Lament of a great man

- This is for my grandpa the greatest man I ever knew He was to me a man of many talents always as I grew He was not a man of large stature or even very tall The word willowy or sinewy describe him...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.2| Added: 14 Nov 2011

Now and Then

- Now and Then. Judith swirled her glass of Chardonnay and raised her glass in a silent toast to herself. She knew that she had never given a better business presentation and she thoroughly deser...

By: jennyryan | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 29 Jul 2011

Riding with ghosts

- I rode alone yet I was not alone Riding with ghosts Childhood memories wandering The park, though today Not memories of my past but Ones of a long ago war I think I am walking alone yet I am not Fol...

By: easy_rider75 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 30 May 2011

The Old Broken Road

- Broken road wandered In my youth Rode past the other day Was tempted to wander again For old times sake Yet I kept on riding past Been past the old broken road many times before Why now do I wan...

By: easy_rider75 | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.7| Added: 22 Apr 2011

Thankless it seems is everything

- The dreams that we saw Your sweet little flaws The laughter and the tears The silly magnified fears Thankless it seems is everything And the beginning and the end Endless Days together th...

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

I sore

- While walking by my old home A grain of sand fell in my eye And as I looked at the crumbling walls And trees growing out of the Once ‘lived in’ halls I tried to let the memories pass by And my h...

By: MileeBanerjeeOGN | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Mar 2011

An Old Man's Thoughts

- As a boy growing up I didn’t know any different. Do other families move as much? How many schools now? 10? 15? More? A kid once said to me his folks said we were white trash. I hit him. But I knew he...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 26 Mar 2011