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Metronome of Life

- Back and forth, never stopping in the middle long. Strapped to a pendulum, hearing that tic toc song. Sometimes flying fast and high, oh how exhilarating. Sometimes slow, oh so low and slow, very...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Aug 2015

The Strange White Man 54

- So in the year of our Lord, 1700 Carpenter saw himself and Elise make the trip to London. They arrived about a day later and sought a real estate agent for a dwelling to purchase or rent. The papers p...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.3| Added: 13 Aug 2015

The Strange White Man 53

- A story was contrived by those that witnessed his suicide that the King had died in his sleep. None of the townsfolk or any of castle inhabitants questioned the story. Michaud, the Prime Minister was ...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 09 Aug 2015

The birthday gift

- Dawn placed the last dinner plate in the dish washer and looked up at the clock. She then glanced over her shoulder at her husband. Brian sat at the table, scouring the classified advertisements in...

By: JWren | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jul 2015

The Strange White Man 52

- Holly kept her wedding gown hidden from Carpenter. She explained to him that she wanted it to be a surprise for him and Carpenter could only smile. He had not been with a woman that he loved this much...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jul 2015

21...

- Cars, music, and wordplay, this is how things started. Together in the distance, but never in real life.   First you needed me, then it was my turn. Both in times of need, bonded in a game of 21. B...

By: a_chica | Category: Memoirs | Score: 0| Added: 23 Apr 2015

Jennifer: Childish Dreams

- I always wanted to be a cop when I was young. To hold a gun and shoot down the bad guys. I never imagined I'd shoot down some good guys as well. I never imagined I'd fall head over heels in love wit...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 24 Mar 2015

Unwanted Gift

- The Christmas present ticked me off! After twenty years of friendship, he knew how I felt about presents and Christmas. The wondrous ideal of love, family and religious worship, that Christmas is, w...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 18 Dec 2014

Ticky Prompts

- The Christmas present ticked. "You got what for my mother?" my truelove said. "A Ticky Prompt Machine." "What on earth is that?" "It's not what it looks like," I said. "Okay, sweetie. Expla...

By: steffanie | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 12 Dec 2014

Tomorrow: Chapter One

- I enter the doors to my high school, a senior. First day back to school and apparently I'm supposed to be shrieking and crying like an idiot, going, "Oh my God I haven't seen you since... two days a...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 26 Jan 2014

Philena: Evangeline 2

- You joined Alexa for a while. I saw you in the halls with the Pinheaded football players we used to laugh about. You mostly ignored me the first half of sophomore year, and, surprisingly, so did the B...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 25 Jan 2014

FOR: Matt, FROM: Becky, With Love

- I was halfway between Sears and flat broke, sitting alone in the mall’s noisy food-court, eating a tasteless salad, and wondering why I let my mother con me into getting dressed and driving into town ...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 21 Oct 2013

Confessions of an Average Teenage Girl

- Sometimes I wanted to cut. I wanted to cut so deep I felt no more and needed no more. And sometimes I wanted to cut so deep I lived no more, but I didn't. I know now that's because I was strong- not s...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jul 2013

Incapable

- I trundle through darkened halls again and again breaking free for a time never staying long in the light then plunge I do back into the gloom wandering in the past something I can no...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 17 Jun 2013

What Some of the Whisperers Say

- We do things our own way, You're not part of it. We don't want you near us; Hide your freaking shit. You'll never fit in, Though we'll tell you, you will, Then we'll stab from behind And we'll kick '...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Dec 2012