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- Look at that woman. How old before her time and careworn she is, like a refugee broken by years of strife. Dull hair, lank and untended stragglers her neck in untidy whisps. The full mouth, that once...

By: VikaJ93 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 02 Sep 2020

Crossing Over?

- I cannot recall if I ever related this story on here as I couldn't find it. So with Halloween right around the corner, I feel compelled to tell it. This incident occurred sometime in the late-'70s w...

By: The_Count | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 27 Oct 2019

Lost and Found

- The basement didn’t show up on John’s radar until about a year after they had lived in the house, though other spots did, and much more quickly. His daughters took note of the upstairs hallway befor...

By: verbal | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 04 Mar 2019

Mother of Glass, Mother of Tears

- “You’re fat,” the little girl inside the mirror said to Em. It was long past midnight. Em’s parents and sister were in bed. Em was standing in front of the closed door of her room, where her Dad had...

By: verbal | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 08 Oct 2018


- The realtor described the place as a grand old dame of a house: a three-story high Victorian in a state of slight disrepair, built in 1897 but with so many random, period-inconsistent architectural d...

By: verbal | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 17 Sep 2018


- The woman in the mirror spoke to her. This was before she covered all the mirrors in the house. This was back when she was like eleven, maybe twelve, before all the crazy shit happened. Back when th...

By: verbal | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 11 Sep 2018

Do you see me

- I look in the mirror Who do I see A stranger looks back at me Unanswered questions  Pop in my head Closing my eyes tight I repeat several times Who do you see Not today  I must be strong Do...

By: maryruth | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jul 2018


- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Face in the shadows Where eyes burn black candles And wax in the water Has armoured the lips, A soul...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Apr 2016 Editor's Pick

Mirror Song

- Woke this morning at the break of day on what is both the first day of both a new year and a new decade, sitting here feeling the cold as I look to the window and see the grey light of the false dawn ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 05 Feb 2016

Enchanted Mirror

- Mirror, mirror, on the wall, a crack in the corner, likely to fall. All the distorted voices, hear my call. Take up arms we rise at nightfall. Abrupt fright woke Madge, another nightmare, another ...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.9| Added: 22 Nov 2015

For Bird

- All I am to you Is flattery. All I am Is words. A shiny mirror Which shouts

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 May 2015


- Her unspoiled Love, mirror of her Soul, Bears no conditions, share with them all, Dare you mistreat her, question her call, She shelters Divine’s light, heals the world, For She was chosen to...

By: Doobie | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Feb 2014

The Mirror's Layers

- Light hitting her face on the glass,  This little mirror showing one lass. The ugly duckling not near a swan.  Nothing you would lay hands on. What she views she hates,  For she is the one curs...

By: Racking | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Aug 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: 4.4| Added: 08 Feb 2013


- Cleaning a mirror I rub it hard Am I rubbing away the reflection I see? A mother, a wife, a caretaker, a cook Don’t see a woman I used to be. I see long weary nights under my eye...

By: sea | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 30 Sep 2012


- Your face like broken smiles Keep me awake. I search All the hidden mirrors For your immaculate torso. Smells in the kitchen-garden Resolve into memories, Water-spouts here and there Work...

By: nirupam | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Aug 2012


-     I looked at the reflection And I hated what I saw I saw unhappiness Pain Regret Bubbled up with anger And rage Life for me Has not been crystal stair I can’t speak ...

By: christena | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 May 2012