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It's 4 AM

- It’s 4 AM. My mother wants to drive. There’s nowhere for us to go, but she wants to tell me about Jesus, the devil, and music. It’s summertime. I don’t get to go to school. She has turned the radio k...

By: acarltoncraft1 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 04 Oct 2020

Broken Ink

- She is cracked and dry Shards of what Should be. Empty air does not live here, A harsh lit space of nothingness Where blinding white Scours reject sides And spears of broken Stab the world. The wind...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Aug 2017


- I move my feet They will not obey I'm stuck right here Where I will stay I make honest strides To leave this place No one sees I try, It makes my heart ache There's a block in my mind Or somewhere ...

By: AmethystCrow | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 03 May 2017

The Void

- There is only darkness Where all others hide their souls, A gravity so ugly Where the air is rank and noisome And the darkling ghosts hide screaming In the humming, chasmic void Where she hides forgo...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jan 2017


- Yesterday I was optimistic as the sun, broad as the sky, impish as the morning mist. Now I bleed, slowly, like a finger through my letterbox. Today,the sky-hooks are embedde...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Nov 2016


- It’s kind of quiet and peaceful, but not a good quiet. Not like a tranquil, Japanese garden kind of quiet. This is the eye of the hurricane, the calm before the storm; like the calm before everything ...

By: incaendo | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 12 Dec 2015

A Swarm of Bees

- This musing only available on Stories Space. if you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. "Pull yourself together!" "Mind over matter..." "Don't be so ridiculous." "Get a grip." "Just c...

By: Daisy | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 28 Aug 2015

An Enemy That Haunts My Mind

- Dedicated to combat veterans and PTSD sufferers, wherever they may be...thank you for your service... An Enemy That Haunts My Mind... In the middle of the night I lie in bed, Fighting an ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Mar 2015

Where Tears Reign

- Here tears reign, And Self cannot be pulled together When Self is screaming, torn asunder, Where empty shell is welling up whilst Eyes of others roll Against the failings of this Selfish child, So cal...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jan 2015 Editor's Pick

A Mother's Tongue

- "We won't let them call it a break down this time,"  She says,  Wiping imagined stray hairs from my brow.  I want to laugh.  I want to cry.  I want to scream.  Medication is bliss.  I wonder th...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jul 2014

It May Seem Crazy, But It Just Might Work

- When the Leonids came into our world we didn't have any idea where they had come from. They appeared late in November as the annual meteor shower called the Leonids put in its appearance, and so some ...

By: Survivor | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 27 Jun 2013

Green Walls

- They keep telling me that I need to stay here, inside these green walls. They say that I need time to rest and time away from everything and everybody else. I don’t believe them, but I also know th...

By: darklight30 | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 31 Dec 2011