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Wake Up, Baby

- "Baby? You awake? Wanna date?" The car had pulled up and awakened the boy, crunching on the gravel road. It wasn't the first time. He reached under and made sure the ax was under the couch where he ...

By: Survivor | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jan 2021

2 Dimes and a penny

- Two dimes and a penny were all that’s left of me. I couldn’t buy a heated meal; I couldn’t pay the fee. The average man doesn’t give a damn.  Since luxury is his norm. He curses me under his breath. ...

By: 2BorNOT | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 06 Mar 2018

Fearing Need

- My first crush was a fat boy He had beautiful green eyes He played the piano He is gay - of course, he is But I think that's part of why I loved him He didn't need anything from me Not enough t...

By: fallingdove | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jun 2017

Kindred Spirits, Distant Hearts

- Munchen-Pasing. April 9th, 1918: A Beginning   “Magda! Magda! Quickly, it's coming!” A young Anna Kaufmann called desperately for her closest friend and neighbour. In an advanced state of p...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 20 Apr 2017

shot in the back

- he got shot in the back on his way out the door with the loaf of bread he had stolen but outside he turned around falling to the ground the blood oozed out his mouth and wetted his coat from the...

By: molark | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 05 Feb 2013


- Zubaidah was only 14 the first time she was laid. There was no emotion, just placid motions of the old in out, and before she knew it, she was no longer a virgin. It was all business. She hung aroun...

By: kokomo_sally | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 22 Nov 2012


- Looking at old pictures back when we was kids, Ragamuffins looking like we was on greased skids. Clothes, most of the time, was hand me downs, Making us all look like impoverished clowns. I don't ...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Nov 2012