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Christopher's Toil

- A gentle breeze rustled the leaves which had been scattered haphazardly around the secluded woodland cabin. The local druids knew that the spirits of the trees from which the leaves had been collecte...

By: LEMF | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 31 Mar 2018

Pania of the reef

- Still and silent stream in the midnight dark Resting amongst the flax is the night sky beauty herself Quenching a thirst from the sweet, still waters Winds that whisper vows and carry the faintest of...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Dec 2017 Audio version available

Eros Inanna

- Introduction: One of the oldest of the epic myths of the ancient world tells the story of the Sumerian Goddess Inanna, and her strange, deadly  journey down to the Underworld Kur, ruled by her o...

By: LaJumelleMauvaise | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Aug 2017

If You Really See Eurydice

- Stolen kisses beneath the Oak A flash of a breast in the moonlight Tentative touches under the cover of darkness Muted pleasures as we veil ourselves in the forest Aphrodite-like perfection masquerad...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 May 2017

Hylas and the Nymphs

- Their cunning voices coyly soothed his fear. Their whispers damp and cool, a subtle treat.  They tempted him with pledges, in each ear, To sate his every bliss, most welcomed feat. The charms of ag...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jun 2016

A God's War Chapter two

- Chapter two (Memories) The rain pours down on the earth making the forest damp and empty. Thunder breaks the silence and lightning reveals what is hidden in the dark. Three souls run for dear liv...

By: cydriex | Category: Fantasy | Score: 0| Added: 27 Sep 2015

A God's War

- “ A god’s war ” Chapter One (The man who walks in the Shadows) The morning day appears the same as always in a small town near the ocean; people go about their business while the younger ones prepar...

By: cydriex | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4| Added: 26 Sep 2015

Of Sea Monsters and Pirates

- “No offence, the landscape is breath-taking and it’s a great place to study Marine Biology but it’s…Well, it’s just so…” I looked around the Ness River Islands, where I was sitting on a bench. “Quiet....

By: KittyintheStars | Category: Action | Score: 4.5| Added: 12 Jul 2014

My Sisyphus

- Oh my love  My Sisyphus  Content to struggle up the crag  To feel the ache of limbs  Limbs extended in one effort  Toward an endless goal  Such bliss  To stand at attention  Wind smoothing the...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 13 Apr 2014

Arcadian Lives and Loves

- My father, the Great god Pan, told me once that I was not like his other progeny. Oh, I had the ears and tail of a horse, of course (whinny!) And I had the powers of a demigod. I would live almost for...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4| Added: 05 Jun 2013

Astronomy of Pathos

- Astronomy of Pathos troubled by a harvest moon made gravid with ichorous spatter brain matter heaped in neat pleasing elevations features arranged in a snarky implacable grin rendered in greyscal...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 May 2013

Liberated

- Do not just stand at the opened cage, afraid to jump, of spreading your wings. Freedom only comes when one leaps, feeling the wind beneath their wings. Liberated, soaring on the breezes of lif...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 26 Oct 2012

The Linden Tree Sessions 3 and 4

- Despite the wilder’s assurance that I didn’t need my herbs, I scrambled to retrieve what I could while keeping half an eye on the creature who had stolen my food. Looking closer at him, I could see ...

By: SinistralScribe | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4| Added: 11 Jul 2012

The Linden Tree Sessions 1 and 2

- Lightning struck the ancient linden tree five days ago. The scar was still smoldering when I left the village yesterday, even though Elder Jared had tried his best to heal the wound. He said that the ...

By: SinistralScribe | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.2| Added: 09 Jul 2012

Orion in the Sky

- Orion in the Sky By Autumn Writer ©Copyright 2012 Orion, fearless hunter in the sky, Canis Minor and Major, ever faithful, at your side What is your quarry on this winter night? Is it the lion, Leo,...

By: AutumnWriter | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.4| Added: 21 Feb 2012