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PTSD Hurts Him

- He sits and screams at night Visions consume his dreams Fighting with no light He remembers all the screams Death all around  Shells of bullets there Bodies on the ground Everybody saying prayers F...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 06 Mar 2017

Flashbacks Of Pain

- Flashbacks that consume my core Feelings of deep sorrow These images are filled with gore Hoping I'll feel better tomorrow Nobody could really ever understand The pain that happened over there This ...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 29 Jan 2017

Philena: So Tired

- "Come here, 'Lena. Come over to your stepfather."  He beckons to me and I walk over, thinking maybe, just maybe, that day at the Zoo was a one-time thing. Maybe... maybe he wouldn't hurt me any...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jul 2016

Hidden Inside - Prologue

- Trevor lay beside me in the tall grass. The gentle, summer, breeze was swaying the thin blades enough to brush the bare skin of our legs. My shoulders shook with laughter, from a joke he'd just told....

By: Collapsed_Universe | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jul 2015

Jennifer: Trapped

- I'm back at work now... working as a waitress at Applebee's. Taking down orders from customers, taking orders from the managers and the cooks. They don't yell much, but any loud or unfamiliar noises s...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 25 Mar 2015

An Enemy That Haunts My Mind

- Dedicated to combat veterans and PTSD sufferers, wherever they may be...thank you for your service... An Enemy That Haunts My Mind... In the middle of the night I lie in bed, Fighting an ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Mar 2015

Jennifer: Veteran's Day

- A year after coming home... "Mommy! Mommy, my girl scout troop is walking in the parade tomorrow, do you wanna walk with us?" Kristi, 7, runs up and tugs on my shirt sleeve. Her smile is so wide an...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jan 2015

Boss: Finally Home

- (All of the "If You're Reading This"s comes from the song titled "If You're Reading This" by Tim McGraw. The letter was inspired by that song and "Letters From Home" by John Michael Montgomery as wel...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Drama | Score: 4.7| Added: 07 Nov 2014

Book Journal on Denial by Jessica Stern

- Denial: a memoir of terror, written by Jessica Stern- experienced by Jessica Stern- talks mostly of Concord, Massachusetts and areas around it. It starts in the first couple chapters at the night tha...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: General | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 Jun 2013

Crushed by Noises

- Fort Hood wasn't much different than Iraq had been.  I laid awake listening to the war game's machine gun fire and loud explosions. Army helicopters hovered over my house because I lived next to the ...

By: fallingdove | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 21 Mar 2013


- Ghost I can still feel the ghosts gathered around me like ancestors in reverse, where the children die and old warhorses get older in their place. (Elizabeth Bear, Worldwired ) I do not know ...

By: bear_hug_giver | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 02 Aug 2012