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Lady in the Lake

- I am slumped in a chair, staring at my newest painting. For over twenty-four hours I have been awake, painting in a near-trance for more than half that time. The painting portrays a scene not far fro...

By: Mendalla | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 30 Sep 2019

Nights Such As This

- It’s on summer nights such as this That I remember so clearly; Sitting in my chair in silence As the daylight fades from the sky And the soft air folds about me Like a soothing blanket of peace....

By: Kavyansh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Apr 2019

The Colours Of Love

- In the first springtime of our love Everything was as fresh and new, And tender as the bright green leaves Bursting forth from winter’s drab coat, Alive with burgeoning desire And the joy of revelati...

By: Kavyansh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Aug 2018

Dancing to Ray Charles: Ch 10, Moonlight and Revelations

-  The phone wouldn't stop ringing. Amy, sitting at the table on the other side of the kitchen, eating a bologna-on-white-with-mayonnaise sandwich and heading into what she sensed would be one of the ...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 09 Oct 2017

Beach House

- It has a scent of mildew Infused with briny air Tinged with heat-baked juniper Near the window there Swimsuits stiff with sandy salt Hanging from the rail Children’s plastic beach toys Shovels, ball...

By: TaliaRussell | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jul 2017

Summer time at the daycare

- Things are heating up at work. Apparently, spring didn't get the memo that it's her season, and us here in Hawkes Bay have gone straight to summer. It's not a major complaint, though, six months of su...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 06 Nov 2016

To Be

- Can you not see As they stand before you Can you not feel The world start to change Each year as the leaves On the trees start to fall Winter to summer Then summer to fall Again and ag...

By: maryruth | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 24 Aug 2016

What I Like About Summer

- Finally it's summer Warm weather is here to stay Winter was a real bummer I love warm weather days Let's get serious and start grilling Who would like a steak The beer is cold and is chil...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 01 Jun 2016

Just Another Summer Day

- It was going to be a typical late July day. Rather than spending the whole summer stuck in day camp, Mom and Dad had offered that I could stay most of it at my grandparents’ house. Their house was an ...

By: bmcatt | Category: Thriller | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jan 2016

The Nurses. Chapter 9

- Berlin. June 1st, 1940     Saturday. A beautiful summer day. Warm and sunny. On her ward, Katarina was too hot. All the windows were open but there was not a breath of air for them to make t...

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

Summer Storm

- A soft murmur heard Droplets scatter about Thunder’s distant rumble Nature’s fury shouts Darkening skies Like a blanket conceal Turbulence above The Gods won’t reveal Sharp lightening cracks Illum...

By: HappyIdiot | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 30 Nov 2015

Fall Fun

- Summer is now over onto fall We've now closed our pool Putting stuff away giving it our all The kids are now back to school The temperatures are still hot Colors on the leaves are changing Enjo...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 24 Sep 2015

The Four Seasons

- I hate summer, Because of the Hot weather. But I love it so, For the outdoor fun. The hiking, The swimming, And especially, The camping. I love the tank tops, Shorts and sandals. The sun dr...

By: littlemunchkin | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Sep 2015

4liner

- It's the most common things that make us feel royal. The most childish acts that make as desired.  The silliest gifts to swear we are loyal and the sweetest ones we once were denied.

By: giotoudv | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 May 2015

That Little Talk

- This first appeared in, Maggie Rascal’s, otherwise excellent, Select Stories’ site. Everything else there is better, in fact, much better. Check it out for yourself. “I guess it’s time we had that...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 26 Nov 2014

I Remember...

- I remember the sweet scent of my grandmother, ginger and honey, her long gray braid swaying in the breeze streams of curling white on a gleaming silver ribbon. I remember the tiny cabin out i...

By: palela | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Aug 2014

Strawberry Shortcake

- In the Spring  I made you strawberry shortcake  I doubled the berries  Topped it with the creamiest of creams  I watched you savor its flavor  Took your compliments to heart  For you I’d bake a ...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Apr 2014

Fall Chill

- Summer has left the resort town. The first of the cool winds has set in. Early show clouds are in the sky, producing cold rain and not snow. The once-thriving bushes are now bare brambles, never to bl...

By: ladysharon | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 22 Oct 2013

Summer

- Summer Walking hand in hand. Two young lovers. Screach of gulls overhead. Stolen kiss. Giggles looking at the dunes. Love blowing in from out to sea. Blanket and basket in the boot. Top dow...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Aug 2013

My Summer Obsession

- I'm sure you don't remember the first time we met. I say "met"; it was but a brief moment in which two strangers passed each other by, one barely noticing the other, if at all, but leaving an unmistak...

By: clum | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jul 2013

Ride No More

- The sky’s blue-gray – opaque and oppressive. The clouds can’t even seem to stand up to it, because they’re ghostly – unreal – their dark bottoms devoured by that steely background. Heh. Have to reme...

By: Darkniciad | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 14 May 2013

The Burn of Summer Light

- I can feel it on my skin, the tantalizing, life-giving heat from the sun above me. My skin dries, burns, blisters, reflecting my mind much more than seldom-spoken words or actions could ever hope to a...

By: mhend90 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 06 Jan 2013

If Ignorance is Bliss...

- The first day of June that year had ushered in a heat wave that, as it turned out, would last for three months. No one knew it then of course, which was just as well. We all struggled through the hot,...

By: gypsy | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 08 Sep 2012

Memorable Devalsari

- A memorable trek to Devalsari Stop on the way for free chapatti At a gurdwara we clambered no soon Were Served on leaves with no spoon Running, hopping, staggering and limping Singing, laughing, ...

By: chocolate_lover | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.4| Added: 15 Aug 2012

The Swimming Hole

- Every day in the summer People flock to The swimming hole To hang out with family And friends. All of the kids Populate the area And have fun. Jumping off the tire swing And diving...

By: ladysharon | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 14 Aug 2012

Doughball Boy and The Bakeryboo Finding You Summer Holiday

- This story only available on Stories Space Once upon time, in the land of Bakeryboo, there was a little town called Puddington. At the northern end of Puddington, was Apple Tart Lane. And at the en...

By: Daisy | Category: Childrens | Score: 4.9| Added: 12 Aug 2012

Unreal Summer

- To the moon I said for our summer recess if for no other reason than to feel weightlessness We'll jump over a crater and grab some moon rocks as souvenirs. But, said the boss the cost is high...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 24 Jul 2012

The Summit

- Summer holidays aren't what they used to be. Everyone's into my baby brother now, which is fine, but it means I've got to look after my little sister. "Take Louise for a swim son." She can't swim....

By: andyscribe | Category: Action | Score: 4.6| Added: 23 Jul 2012

Soulful Kiss

- Riverside hills, warm summer night Your hand extended, a simple invite To where you lead, I will follow Many lights, loud noise, laughter This place is alive with music Colors blaze across the s...

By: Isadora | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jul 2012

Torquay

- It takes a while to wake up. Consciousness has to wade through swirling fudge before it arrives for duty, as do new thoughts and last night's recollections. My bloodless legs have been elevated, for s...

By: andyscribe | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jul 2012

Summer Nights

- The sun has set Humidity has not People gathered On their porches Listening to music. Couples enjoying the night Knowing summer's coming To a close. A cool breeze comes through Bringing down the humi...

By: ladysharon | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 28 Jun 2011

Summer Breeze

- The hot sun Warms my skin Sky-blue heavens, Not a cloud in sight. Birds chirping away In their bird language Children chasing The ice cream truck Families gathered together For a cookout in the park ...

By: ladysharon | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 27 Jun 2011

The Raft

- "I can't!" My voice, high and strident, carries out across the water. "Sure you can; come on, try." My sister's voice, low and calm, comes to me clearly. "No, I can't." "But you did last year." La...

By: gypsy | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 15 Dec 2010 Audio version available Editor's Pick

Summer Fling (I'll Always Remember You)

- People often pass through our lives, And so many have come my way, Some stay for a lifetime, Others just for a day. Yet others last just for a season, And then they must move on, The one that touched...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 30 Nov 2010

Faded Colors

- I spread out my mother's dust-filled, leather-bound, two ton photo album on my lap. It was still a fading blue color even after all these years. The front cover had a gold engraved inscription; "Fri...

By: Love_Always | Category: Drama | Score: 4.8| Added: 23 Aug 2010