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Why, Oh Why

- In recent months I have been to four funerals, All of them close friends I have known for many years, People I respected, and in some cases loved; People who had all led rich and fulfilling lives,...

By: Kavyansh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jun 2017

Utter Desolation

- Lost and alone, abandoned to my fate, I wander in the barren wilderness Despised and forsaken, longing for death. The cold and bitter ashes of remorse Fill my mouth with gall, and blister my tongue, ...

By: Kavyansh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Apr 2017

Dark Angel of Death

- Like a fool I was taken in by your tenderness believing your sweet words of unforgiving lies This jester's outfit I now wear in shame belittled by your charms beaten by your evil mind Tears spread ...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Apr 2017

The Fool

- I'm tired of being made a fool of those silent nights making my mind think terrible words a friendship blossoming but just like the flowers that grow with water it all withers and dies in the end w...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Apr 2017

The Smiling Mask

- This smiling mask I wear Upon my face for you all to see Hides the anguish beneath And the swelling tears in my eyes When I look in the mirror It's not the one you see before you But the real face b...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 19 Mar 2017

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

Sanctuary

- The story you are about to read contains mature content that some may find offensive. By choosing to read this piece, you agree that you are 18 or older and do not object to this content.    I...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Mar 2017

Window Shopping for a Dream

- Stars sprawl across the sky Pursuing their everlasting quests How I, too, wish to journey afar Going window shopping for a dream Perhaps I will be an adventurer Carving stories out of my life Away f...

By: JätteskogFrejyason | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Feb 2017

Voices In My Head

- I hear the voices in my head They speak to me, wishing me dead A gun, a knife, or even some rope Because this life I live, is growing hard to cope Pain and suffering, torture and guilt Crimson tears...

By: John_Doe | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jan 2017

Bipolar

- Yesterday I was optimistic as the sun, broad as the sky, impish as the morning mist. Now I bleed, slowly, like a finger through my letterbox. Today,the sky-hooks are embedde...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Nov 2016

Rain

- The rain which beats upon the glass points the way to poison gas. The sun which warms the stagnant pool goes down at dusk and leaves it cool. The clouds mushrooming overhead tell us there’s much ...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Oct 2016

Child

- once my belly was as full as the moon, till God scowled upon my boy and made him die; now we are afraid to speak to one another, you and I, lest we bring him ba...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 12 Oct 2016

agony and losing yourself

- I wish I has the words to explain That every morning I wake up, not sure that I can stand the pain I feel like a zombie pretending I am happy Having the strength for everyone but me I don't know wha...

By: Finallyatpeace | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Oct 2016

Crows

- once I watched just after dusk a huge flock of birds fly massively from an old mildewed pier. deserted it was; the pier I mean. it had sat there in its stinking mould for many years, friendless and...

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Sep 2016

Waking Nightmares

- I have waking nightmares That it's too late, That I'm too far , That I've murdered the poetry Which was being born inside me. I search everywhere I go Looking for its remnants, Not knowing the point i...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Nov 2015

A Total Disconnect

- I can't talk any time of the day  I'm at my boiling point There's nothing more to say This is a complete disjoint Don't say this You roll your eyes This is not happy bliss This is no surprise I'm...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 18 Sep 2015

Hurt Beyond Repair

- You tell me you'll change Each month it’s the same shit Your behavior is beyond strange I really wish we could quit You never have any time for me You 'yes' me to death I wish I could leave you...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 17 Sep 2015

On the death of a child

- as the soft bird sits gently on her smooth patient eggs even so my hand rests on your tiny lifeless head

By: blackvamp1 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 05 Oct 2014

Living With Me

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. Sing silence a song of a void in the night Where the stars sink in oil And vain they scream out As the ...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jul 2014

On Expression: Lines in the Fugue

- Crush rose petals between your fingers, or a mint leaf, and it expresses the beauty of its distinctive essence when it’s bruised. I think people can be like that, creating great art and literature ...

By: fallingdove | Category: Musings | Score: 4.3| Added: 23 Jun 2013

A Prayer

- A Prayer I got a call yesterday from my love. She said she ran into my boss and he asked her why I was a grump. In the last couple of weeks I had not smiled. She smiled wanly and agreed with him; ...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 18 May 2013

...and never again

- Never have I ever, nor will I ever. . . A firsthand look into the pain of a young girl's first love and her corresponding first heartbreak. Life is messy, and all you can do is pick up the pieces, bru...

By: Cheetah | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 18 Feb 2013

Sentence Passed

- Difficult to see the brighter side of life. Hidden away in dimness, feeling strife. Inadequacies, linger in the shadows. Darkness, spearing wits like arrows. Memories of a childhood stolen early....

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 30 Dec 2012

I Am

- This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen. I am Nothing. And Something. Something and Nothing That float in the ether, Shadows of grace on the a...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 26 Dec 2012

Painting

- I paint with words My brush is my pen. Surrounded by voices of my loved ones I see a woman, Struggling to bear her burdens Burned as a child by her own mother for small transgression She lived throu...

By: sea | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 29 Sep 2012

In Praise of Evil

- I care not if the sky burns red and human flesh is seared. I care not if all souls just rot as many long have feared. I wait for when the birds don’t fly and locusts take the grain. I hope the fer...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jun 2012

the silent wail

- no womb to take your tears to the hurt, above you – you, only a petite full-grown from a premature fetal fist – forced to let it lurk inside the three hundred ninety grams of it all a...

By: HulyaY | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 May 2012

You Were Never Meant To Suffer Alone

- Why is it you run and hide? And never show the hurt inside, Where does all that suffering go? The wounds that you refuse to show. Locked like a prisoner in a cell, Alone to bear your personal Hel...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 26 Nov 2010