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No Sleep for Me

- Sleep hides from me Never coming to rest  Staying out of reach  Leaving me in distress    Fear around the corner  Dark mysterious mist  Haunting green eyes  Followed by a hiss    Tiptoeing ...

By: HisAmelia | Category: Poetry | Added: 24 Apr 2017

Broken Lives : Chapter 7

- Hate was such an unusual thing. Hate could be applied to so many things: enemies, animals, emotions, random people, freedoms, abilities, on and on unto infinity. But for Alex, hate was the emotion he...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 30 Jan 2017

Broken Lives : Chapters 4 & 5

- She couldn't understand it. None of it made any sense to her. No one should have been able to find her, least of all an idiotic weakling like him. She could have sworn she had covered all her steps b...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jan 2017

Broken Lives : Chapter 3

- "Uggh, why do I have to find her? Why couldn't she have just stayed in the room like all the other patients?" Alex grumbled as he trudged through the dense underbrush. He nearly fell when his foot br...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jan 2017

Broken Lives : Chapter 2

- Her name was Revenance Widow, but to her friends, she was known as Vena. She was only sixteen years old but already known as a highly skilled treasure hunter amongst amateur adventurers. She had rece...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 05 Dec 2016

Broken Lives : Prologue

- Peace shattered in an instant. Nothing left for us here. The world had gone from splendor to dust. What little hope remained faded the moment we looked out to our little scarred planet. But even in ...

By: TRacr14 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 Nov 2016

Special Dream

- My special dream last night,  was so vivid and so clear; We were as one - together;  He was with me - right here; I gazed into his dark brown eyes  as we released our soulful sighs; So...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Nov 2016

When I Sleep

- When I lay me down to sleep, the worries of each day will keep upon a shelf within my mind, to be settled in their time, and if I'm called before I wake, I know the path my soul will ...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Oct 2016

Restless Sleep

- What can I do to make you stay? Don't leave me alone on this awful day; I fight back the tears as they start to flow; 'cause no matter what, you're still going to go; Alone once again and n...

By: bella685 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Oct 2016

Lullaby For My Sweet Girl

- Go to sleep my beautiful one Dream of a beautiful place Think of something lots of fun My princess with the beautiful face Mama loves her sweet girl She's the apple of my eye My girl with ...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 15 Sep 2016

Cold

- I wake in a cold sweat. The dream again. Will it never end, I ask myself. As I lay very still, my mind takes me back. Back some twenty-five years ago at the age of five. A small happy five-year-old....

By: maryruth | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 06 Sep 2016

Nighttime

- It often starts with a small sound Maybe a little putt, putt or a sigh Some nights a freight train comes round I'm tired and need sleep, but no, I cry I do have choices, move to another room A pillow...

By: gillianleeza | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jun 2016

The Nurses. Chapter 15

- Amiens.June 9 th 1940     After the nightmare of the previous day's flight, Katarina was glad of having a day to get to know her surroundings.   She had been taken to the hospital from the...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 03 Mar 2016

I Just Want Sleep

- I am trying to sleep Perhaps I will weep Snivel into tissues About all of my issues Or maybe I will watch A DVD I love films you see I love comedy And action Love stories With...

By: Kiera | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jul 2015

Sleep

- Woke up a little after three Got up and walked the floor Got drink and even peed Then went back to bed some more Tossed and turned till five Got up without a wink I am wide awake I really trie...

By: maryruth | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Jul 2015

Insomniac

- Insomnolence of agitation Vigilance of dedication Perseverance without hesitation Relentless acts of wakefulness Tis not the eve nor the asphyxiation I simply crave to slumber

By: Crisco05 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jun 2015

Silent Love

- I lay in bed on my side Watching as you sleep You look like an angel A small smile on your face You came to me tonight Seeking love and comfort I gave you both And bade you stay ...

By: frogprince | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 May 2015

Sleep

- As I watch him fall asleep, my heart swells with love for him. I say "I love you" and he answers every time. He listens for my voice and I never disappoint him. When he gets restless I only have t...

By: maryruth | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 22 Mar 2015

Still Waters

- It is said that still waters run deep. A curious mind does never sleep. Probing the depth's even in slumber. Dreams from the past do encumber. Some try to put one's soul under. Some steal our m...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Mar 2015

Insomnia

- where is he? my friend, my lover. my hypnos, my somnus. my nocturnal friend, who always came at night, and left at dawn like a vampire. every night I opened myself to him, and without fail he a...

By: danjuma | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Feb 2015

Dilemma.

- I don't know if I wanna sit about doing nothing or nap. I kinda want both, but also neither. Sleep feels much nearer but doing nothing is more of a head clearer. The trouble with naps, is you...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 14 Oct 2014

Oh Beautiful Sleep

- Sleep, Oh beautiful sleep Let me rest softly For I am so tired Sleep, Oh beautiful sleep Sleep, Oh restful sleep Let me lie down Just one more time Sleep, Oh restful sleep Sleep, Oh warming ...

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

Nighttime Musings

- The inside of my eyelids have not gotten the attention lately they deserve. The impression of my head within my pillow,  is not as deep. Oh, how much I long to sleep the sleep of tee...

By: 1withthepaper | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Aug 2013

Standing in the Puddle of Light

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Light puddles on the floor, Crawling along the wooden slats And bleeding down the cracks To nowhere a...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Aug 2013

Back to Sleep

- Lay down, Ignore the pain, Close your eyes, Imagine it again- You aren't alone, There's someone with you, Don't be lonely, I am here. Curl up close, Careful- it hurts, I'll ho...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Apr 2013

Blissful.. Dreamless Sleep

- The drums beating at my brain like rain onto a window, soft yet stabbing into the silence of these 3 rooms. One, a mall filled with clown faces, false expressions of undying love and the bog...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Mar 2013

The Chair in the Puddle of Light

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Darkness and shadows suffuse my being, With a lamplight of mellow to keep me in the corner. What tread...

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

Light Sleeper

- Her body lays on his bed, listening to him play his game, and she shuts her eyes against it, slipping into a dream. In the dream, it's her and him. Only her and him. And then the bed bounces, an...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 07 Mar 2013

Magical Tea

- Vanilla tea, down the throat, warm in the belly, helping me cope... Lay in my bed, closing my eyes, dream a sweet dream about you and I... I'm in your arms, safe and sound, too bad when I wa...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jan 2013

Swirly Thoughts

- Swirl, swirl, swirl, Go my thoughts. Go away, I don't want you! They don't subside, Never let up. Give me peace! I beg of thee, peace! Never, will it happen, So I must put up with it. S...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Nov 2012

Rock a by baby

- I woke drowsy, my baby crying; reaching out I rocked her singing, to my small sweet babe, and my husband woke in my arms, soothed and surprised. I screamed, “you aren’t my baby!” Sleep...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Feb 2012

What my dreams are made of

- Under blankets of stars I sleep a slumber deep Drenched in the dewy sheen of space I swim through its amniotic lullaby What a way to go Usefully futile Another cog in Earth's machine I wait to ...

By: OHT | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Feb 2012

Rowan

- Grandson Rowan woke up crying. I hastened to his side There he lay Left arm flung out from his duvet Eyelids fluttering His mouth turned down in a frown Can I sooth him?   My sweet...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.2| Added: 29 Oct 2011

Intermission Part II

- I go to the bar and within two hours I leave. Something about all those people who’ve been looking at me, It's too much company; way, way too much company so I walk home alone except the passing d...

By: Patrick | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jul 2011

TickTock

- Tick tock, tick tock Hurry up, hurry up Get a move on and be done Spare one hour for some fun Hurry up, hurry up Get it done. Tick tock, tick tock Go to bed, go to bed Shut your eyes and fall asleep...

By: Mandsi | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Apr 2011