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He Called You Darlin'

- It's been so lonely, you are thinking, and this happens. These simple words make you hope, it might be. You always recognize your own hope appearing. "Hello darlin'." That's what he said. He's flirt...

By: Survivor | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 02 Dec 2018

Reflections

- Each moment we spend together Always means so much Reality showing that shared time Loving affection and heartfelt communication Are a most precious gift.   But what about when things fall apar...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Apr 2018

Winning The Prize

- "That's him, Momma." Cindy points at Simon across the schoolyard. Her mother looks at him and smiles. He's pleased but not sure exactly why. He's the new boy in kindergarten. Some other boy tells h...

By: Survivor | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jul 2017

The Book of Love: Or, How The Battle Of The Sexes Ended

- Don’t talk to me about love. I wrote the book on it. Literally. And for that sin, I alone am escaped to tell you the tale of the Battle of the Sexes and the End of Man. Okay, that’s not quite accur...

By: LousyNick | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 02 Feb 2017

The 7even Stages of Relationship Separation (Male Perspective)

- The 7even Stages of Relationship Separation (Male Perspective) Stage One: HELL YEA I’m free, and nobody can take that from me. We weren’t meant to be encumbered by another person constantly suck...

By: BobDobalina | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 08 Nov 2016

I Remember My Dress

- I remember my dress close-fitting and black imprisoning my body like shrink wrap I remember my hair long and dark brown with a narrow band of velvet tight over my frown I remember that day we made...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Sep 2016

After All

- He was never coming back She could accept that now The fights, the love The joy, despair Had seen their final round She let the calm flow over her Unable yet, to miss No mental checks of what h...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jul 2016

Challenge

- You were just A challenge That’s all you were To me I don’t think I liked you much But wished You wanted me And wanting it So badly Needing To prevail Thinking Planning Plotting Determine...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 May 2016

Chasm

- You sit across the table Not looking at my hand Which rests upon formica Revealing upturned palm Sweated glass of water Drip-stained coffee cups Congealed fat drops on a plate Witness us discuss ou...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 May 2016

Bedroom Hymn

- They say God is dead. I say God is reborn every single night whenever you make me scream his name. You see, no religion is as good as ours. No prayer sounds as beautiful as your heavy breathing besi...

By: palela | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 22 Apr 2016

The Best Day

- The Best Day Oh boy! Here comes the ice-cream man. Such joy only he can bring. I raise up my dime, high in my hand. “Please give me a cold treat.” I sing. With a nod and a smile; he hands me a po...

By: Pirate | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Apr 2016

Shame

- It’s such a shame We never touched Or heard the other speak It’s such a shame We fell apart Before we got to meet It’s such a shame Words on a screen Were all the love we knew And such a shame ...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Apr 2016

Threshold

- I wasn't prepared To love you I wasn't prepared To stay I've tucked, and I've rolled Myself through The lion's share Of my days One foot out the door Purse in my hand Keeping all parts of me  Safe ...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Mar 2016

Demon

- Once By the flame flare in your eyes With pupils drawn I realized As you lit that cigarette Fire taking hold Upon its end Tendril smoke curls up And out Tobacco sulphur scents Swirl 'round That You...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Mar 2016

Ajar Door

- Lost in the void of what has been destroyed by those who have toyed with my mind, my soul, this big gaping hole. It seems it’s time again to take control. Rebuild the wall, deadbolt the door. Stop bei...

By: adi_me | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 08 Feb 2016

Don't

- Don’t look Why not? How can it hurt? Don’t ask Why not? I want to learn It’s done It’s gone Untied to you I want  The facts What did he do? Pretend There’s not A way to know In times Of yor...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Nov 2015

Epiphany

- It suddenly occurred to me I’m feeling a cliché What else can possibly explain Perceiving things this way? My arms are arms, and end in hands Not wings of gossamer I walk on ground and do not float ...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Oct 2015

Winter is coming

- . The days are shorter, They grow colder, They grow dimmer, A breeze from the north. Green fades to gray, Not steady each day, But slowly, inexorably, The summer will fade. I feel it in my bones...

By: Nox | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Oct 2015

Invocation

- Grazed by your eyes As though you have touched me Watching your lips While words emerge softly Speaking to me Telling me more I just want to stay here Letting them pour Silken, like scarves That t...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Sep 2015

Shell Game

- She stands before you So sincere Her heart is on display Cradled in her outstretched hands Held so tenderly You melt to see her standing there You want so to believe And to accept her offering Your...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Sep 2015

Proof

- I tried to research sources I could find no proof I tried to seek out references I guess they all had moved I thought up some trick questions They did seem answered right And who says "lie detec...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Aug 2015

The Dink

- Every time you’re mean to me Or when you let me down In my head I hear a "dink" A hollow metal sound Not the clear ring of a bell Or soothing music chime Nor the striking of a clock Marking out the ...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Aug 2015

Albatross

- I saw you weak And hated you The way you clung to me Your need so claustrophobic I could barely breathe And yet I felt responsible Not able to break free Each time that I would take a step Your gras...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Aug 2015

stay

- you are not my gleaming sun you are not the soft, rhythmic beating of my heart you are not constant, sweet music to my ears, nor are you beauty and grace and personified you are not my winge...

By: palela | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Jul 2015

For Them

- Consumed by sadness I pen this verse I saw your life Can't imagine much worse I pray for you strength To make your escape So that your sweet children Won't grow up this way You're not a friend But...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jul 2015

Glue

- The Christmas tree was up by the first weekend in December and fully decorated by Sunday night, just before prime-time TV, but all feelings of accomplishment faded when Renfield the cat jumped headlo...

By: verbal | Category: Drama | Score: 4.8| Added: 21 Jul 2015

Drifter

- Somewhere, I lost it But I’m glad it’s gone No need to fret Over what I’ve done wrong There is a freedom When you don’t need to try A certain freedom To just say good-bye No effort needed Nothing ...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Jul 2015

Pretend

- Act as though you love me I’ve been fooled before I’m sure with little effort You will make me yours Pretend you are devoted That I’m your only one Break down my defenses Quell my urge to run Assu...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jul 2015

Dream Man

- Shatter my illusions Trample on my dreams Show me that the you I see Is not a real being Be a thoughtless dullard An egotistic cad Be the one about whom I Was warned of by my dad Break my heart in...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jul 2015

Zone d'ombre

- You felt it So did I We both know what it was A sound that isn’t heard  Signals the end of love A mating call reversed Coupling undone A sound that isn’t heard That says we’re not in love A note ...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jul 2015

Masterpiece

- Paint my lips by kissing me Sculpt me in your arms This room shall be our studio Where we create our art Too fluid to be captured And set within a frame Too sacred to be noted Or garner any fame Y...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jun 2015

One

- When one is not enough You lie Fearing commitment Wanting less Lonely Wanting more Suffocated Excited by the new Afraid to lose the old Spread thin Juggling Never satisf...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Jun 2015

Last Issue

- Cancel me I've had my run I offer nothing new Between my glossy covers Little interests you You've been skimming over me For months and months, it seems Or leaving me abandoned While you do other th...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jun 2015

A Walk

- "Take a walk with me," I say Holding out my hand Your fingers touch and mesh with mine We head out on the sand Where the water meets the shore Its grains so cooly packed Leaving pointed footprints T...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jun 2015

Perfect Love

- The whir of your approach is felt Preceding your arrival Electric waves pulse through the air The atmosphere alive With silver shivers of your touch Before I feel your hands And visceral excitement ...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 May 2015

June Morning

- I chose to say "I love you" Uncertain how you felt I chose to tell you, not so I Could keep you for myself I chose to say I love you Cradled in your arms Together, lying in your bed My thoughts sec...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 May 2015

Tick-tock

- Closing door Lock clicks Body numb Heart sick Not again Leaving Sorrowful Ending Slumping down Trembling Wonder why  Thinking Someone else Could be Do I know Maybe  Last time Left me Came back Beggi...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 May 2015

Couteau de l'amour

- Stab me with your words again Give me what I deserve Make me hate me make me hate Fillet my every nerve Tell me truths that we both know The demon that I am Slay the lying laughing ghoul Within in me ...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 May 2015

Player

- You’re so good at what you do They just fall in love with you  All your words are so sincere Everything they want to hear You read them like you would a script You melt hearts by kissing lips  Lovin...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 May 2015

Strength

- A thread of truth Flits through your eyes But how can I believe? You’ve told so many, many lies And managed to deceive - My worn-out heart And mind And soul Bled my every drop - To see you stand befor...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 May 2015

Again

- I needed you;  Where were you? You promised me, you know - I needed you; Where were you? And then you didn’t show - I needed you; Where were you? It happened once again - I needed you; Where were y...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Apr 2015

Doubt

- Pecking, pecking At my brain She has a smile so pretty -  Tapping, tapping  In my head I have to know: "who is she?" Searching, searching  On the net - What is their connection? Scrolling, scrollin...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Apr 2015

Crush

- Though I can’t have your presence, You’re still in my mind, I can see you and feel you - I tell me: "you’re mine" - Together for always,  Though you’re not near - In my dreams, we are lovers: The pi...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Apr 2015

Letter

- I hold in my hands A letter from you - Words on paper Not read - Heard - Hearing, hearing Needing quiet - I fold by half And yet by half again - Your words piling upon themselves Tumbling - Sliding t...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Apr 2015

Trust

- You misunderstood,  That's not what I said - Was not with my mom - I was out with friends - You misunderstood, I said I'd be late - And we didn't confirm, I miswrote the date. This is all you and you...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Apr 2015

Locked

- It is a windswept house; yet still. The windowless walls are impenetrable; the lone tenant doesn’t bother to try the door, any more than she would aim a camera at the sky to make sure it’s the...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Oct 2014

Labyrinth

- You come to me at dusk with the faces of old lovers tattooed on your breasts. You say they don’t mean a thing, and then like Ariadne you hand me a ball of crimson thread so I can escape from the maz...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 04 Oct 2014

Honestly, what do we know?

- We talk to people online opening up about our lives hopefully they share theirs too But honestly, what do we know? Sharing stories, pictures, photos Of our interests, hopes dreams and poss...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 03 Sep 2014

You Have to Understand

- "It's not my fault I said goodbye." ~~~ "You have to know that I'm sorry." ~~~ "He's just what I always wanted." ~~~ "He can be a little jealous." ~~~ "But he can be so sweet to me." ...

By: Survivor | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 27 Aug 2014

Couples

- COUPLES Two people meet. They smile. they giggle. They flirt. They joke. They laugh. They're giddy. They are intrigued. They are infatuated. They are smitten. They dance. They touch. They hope. The...

By: Calindra | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Apr 2014

Her Agony

- To all my readers, please read the story twice, you will enjoy it even better. Warning! Please don't look at the last line before you read the story. It is a spoiler! "Wake up," I yelled. He...

By: Gaurav009 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 21 Mar 2014

Cabin Fever Suburban Style

- Ginny was irritated. Another day of single digit temperatures. She had the worst case of cabin fever ever - even if her "cabin" was a perfectly respectable $300,000 home in a lovely suburb in Madiso...

By: Calindra | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 Mar 2014

Open-Minded

- Nicole arrived home from the morning shift at the coffee shop to find her belongings—what few she had—piled outside the door to her apartment. Her clothes were stacked in a heap on the front stoop. A ...

By: mogoodrich | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 11 Feb 2014

Windows

- I sit here looking at my screen, chatting with friends, tweeting and reading email. I look up and see the setting sun beaming through into my life. I look out the window and watch the setting sun sin...

By: frogprince | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 19 Jan 2014

Is it a lost art?

- After talking to you, I walked outside and leaned against the rail  as I drag my cigarette and look out over the city. Wondering how this happened, how using the internet fills a need, a craving for a...

By: aussie_kitty77 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 21 Dec 2013

What Is and What Will Never Be

- Jeremy didn’t notice her when he boarded the subway. He was too focused on getting a seat, scanning the cars for any spaces not yet filled by commuters heading into the city. He saw a free spot on th...

By: mogoodrich | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 17 Dec 2013

The End

- There it is that typical piece of lacy fabric sticking out from between the couch cushions. It catches my eye and I can't help but stare. That pretty, slinky garment is the end. I almost want to lau...

By: Ididntdoit | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jun 2013

My Everything

- I fell in love with a boy who turned out to be my whole world. I allowed myself to give him everything. He had my heart, He had my soul, He had my mind, He had my everything. I wante...

By: Poppet | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 May 2013 Audio version available

Faded Memory

- I remember when we met and things were new and exciting. Remember? I remember when we met and we spent endless hours together. Remember? I remember when we met we couldn't get enough of ea...

By: Poppet | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 05 May 2013 Audio version available

A simple coconut

- A simple coconut. The expression of something. The second sound, a dull sound, the second time a coconut fell onto the sand with an apathetic thunk . She rolled over onto her back, her neck careenin...

By: jpablo | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 3.7| Added: 27 Feb 2013

LakeSide CHAPTER ONE - The Camping Trip

- Paul stood by the open tent flap, taking a few minutes to enjoy the beautiful gifts nature provided him for free. Looking to the eastern shore, he marveled at the red, orange and yellow explosion of p...

By: OldTexasWriter | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 19 Dec 2012

I Wish You Love

- Passion is a wonder but if left unleashed It will devour the sweet essence of Love Ripped apart like a rag doll, limp with no heart Left in a corner to ponder in gloom asking why I breathe easy t...

By: Isadora | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 May 2012

To San Francisco, With Apathy

- I wonder how many packages like this are sent through the mail everyday. Dozens? Thousands? Millions? Tiny envelopes or large boxes filled with the belongs of someone you used to know. T-shirts, phot...

By: ChemicalSunrise | Category: Musings | Score: 4.2| Added: 14 May 2012

Kitchens

- Ginny sat reading the paper as I stared at her. Her cup of tea was well on its way to going cold as she engrossed herself in another Celebrity scandal. I didn’t break my gaze as I sipped at my own co...

By: mikey1963 | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 10 Apr 2012

I can love anybody

- I can love everybody And celebrate Their presence I can see beauty In their flaws Or in their pain. I can see their Sacred essence And see wonder In their struggles. I c...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 06 Mar 2012

Just a Fantasy

- We started out great just you and me in a friendship full of understanding, listening, and patience. It continued to grow, the longer we talked and the more we shared of each other’s dreams. Then ju...

By: texasgal70 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.3| Added: 28 Feb 2012

The Rose

- A rose is just a flower That’s how it seems When it blooms Its beauty It signifies Life, love and eternity If you just think it has a rose Then that’s what it will be But when you see...

By: christena | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 03 Dec 2011

Sunset Amy

- As Sunset Amy dips into the sea She rises in my heart A tentative summer's smile An autumn's first kiss farewell We awkwardly said, "Hello" Proclaimed proudly from atop the Alondra Hotel Barra...

By: MarkButkus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 20 Oct 2011

Raise A Glass to Sex With A Purpose

- I got some c**e with this girl I met the other day 50 dollars split to numb the pain away life's a whole lot easier when your body's numb you sni**, snor (record skip)t, and swallow till you can't fee...

By: Patrick | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 02 Aug 2011

Reunion

- Ah, the high school reunion, Seeing the same old faces, That you abhorred, All those years ago. Some have matured, Others stayed the same. Your best friend from, Way back when. Pick up right where, T...

By: ladysharon | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 21 Feb 2011