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One More

- I pulled the last olive off the swizzle stick with my teeth and ate it before finishing off my drink. Looking up at the clock it, showed 4:20. It was in the AM, not the afternoon. It had been a lon...

By: meredith | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 23 Sep 2018

My Soul

- I guess it’s in me somewhere, hovering, waiting, perhaps between heartbeats, or underneath my breath, hiding where it can’t be seen, but wanting to escape with me, go somewhere, perhaps over th...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Sep 2018

My Intuition Speaks to Me

-   Listen to me when I speak to you, tells you what you need to hear, whispers in your ear when others tell you what to do and you’re uncertain, on the fence, bewildered.   Close your eyes and l...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Sep 2018

My Mind

- Sometimes I’m in a jungle tripping over vines, shoving my way through bushes, looking for a path, wondering if there is one and asking with every breath where am I?   Other times my mind is a...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Sep 2018

Words, Worms or Wealth

- Am I a spinner of thread to weave a cloth of words? Are my words truths to share, or just my lies? Is the cloth so made an invisible cover? If my truths are lies, then what is their worth? Am I a fi...

By: Vern_Fawcett | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Dec 2016

Confessions of a Troubled Mind

- CONFESSIONS OF A TROUBLED MIND This is no work of poetry, fiction – even though it might be argued that my thoughts are nothing but, - or even a happy hollow song that will get almost a billion view...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 17 Apr 2016

I have no story to tell

- When the words cut off, my lips quiver with the thought of what else, I can say. As I pour my heart out all over this blank screen, I can't help but wonder what purpose I have for doing this. I don't...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 12 Feb 2015

Flight Path

- A lone figure by the end of the world I watch the sunlight dip below glowing horizons waves splashing onto sand of silvery white wind rushing like it has somewhere to go I don't. The bol...

By: Fading | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Dec 2013

ICE

-  Today, the pond is stiff with ice and when I tossed a stone and saw it slide, not sink, I watched it sitting on the frozen surface and took a breath of the chilly air, surprised at how what...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Nov 2013

Two Ducks

- Two ducks swim by my window, and I wonder do they love each other, or even know that love exists, and I wonder what it is that keeps their feathered lives so bound that every day they...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 10 Nov 2013

4:15 AM

- It’s dark here on the pond. For some, it’s the middle of the night, but here in these quiet hours before the light of another day, I take my pen and find these words that come to me...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Nov 2013

Nothing's New

- Nothing that I think or feel is new, but now it’s mine to taste and savor, and as I breathe the warm, sweet air in this sunny room I think of ancient times-- times before history— when m...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Nov 2013

Wonder

- Today, looking at this lovely pond, I wonder how we came to live here, together sharing the light of the ancient sun and at night, the moon and distant stars. And sitting here in th...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Oct 2013

Dawn

-  Dawn and the pond is still and quiet. Last night I saw the sliver of the moon shining on the water. It was dark and I was looking down, not up as if the water was the sky. But no...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Oct 2013

What is Love?

- You can't be a writer without at least asking once - what is love? Philosophers and Scientists- and hell, even Psychologists!- have been at it for years. Philosophers, well, who ever knows what they ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 01 Jul 2013

If

- I often wonder: If I became A celebrity, Would you admire me? If I became Filthy rich, Would you be my friend? If I became A best-selling author, Would you read my books? If I be...

By: ladysharon | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Mar 2013

Bared Soul

- I try to hold onto my hopes, dreams and desires. As the days grow shorter, and the nights longer, I find that sliver of hope that kept me going start to fade. I clutch my blanket around me tighter, ig...

By: mhend90 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 07 Jan 2013

My Soul

- I guess it’s in me somewhere, hovering, waiting, perhaps between heartbeats, or underneath my breath, hiding where it can’t be seen, wanting to escape to somewhere, perhaps over the rainbow ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Nov 2012

Ancient Sunlight

- Yesterday, planting daffodils and tulips in the new bed I made, lining tree trunks from the pine and spruce that once grew taller than my house, old warriors, now fallen so that I could ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 01 May 2012

Within These Walls

- The gates of life have opened up for me Slowly I step and ponder what comes If I were to leave, what lies beyond? Many times I would wait until sunset Just to see if they were left ajar ...

By: Isadora | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 24 Mar 2012

From Morning Songs: Getting Older

- I’m getting older because I haven’t died and wiser because I seldom worry or shake my head at foolishness. I walk much slower now because my legs are stiff and know it makes no sense to...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Mar 2012