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She waits

- A full moon gave her light to the path she traveled. Shadows blended together to give her a warmth. Coming each night to wait gave her a comfort in the dark. As she looked at the moon. She knew t...

By: maryruth | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 04 Jul 2018

I Wonder

- If you didn’t know her   You’d never know   That her heart was broken   But to know her   To have her touch your life   Was magical   The pain in her heart   Shows deep in her eyes   They d...

By: SassyBunny | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 May 2018


- The wires screeched in protest as the strain pushed them towards their limit. There was nothing she could do but cover her ears and wait as the unbearable cacophony built to a terrifying crescendo a...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 29 Jan 2018


- Clicking on the return key, over and over. Changing the screen. Waiting for it to change.  News is posted online now so you wait for the change. Hitting the return key.  You did your best but never...

By: Survivor | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 17 Sep 2017

Waiting Within

- This is a world of illusion, where truth gives way to fiction People say they want the real, but too much and they will bristle Where those who say they are open, lock you out when they are done, an...

By: Sicarium | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 14 Dec 2016

The Nurses. Chapter 37

- H.M.S. Lakhota, March 7th, 1941. Neither Maria nor Katarina had slept well. In their exhausted state they had fallen asleep almost immediately as they sat on the bunk but their fears and unco...

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

Over The Sea

- Over the sea Awaits his love Steadfast and unchanging Her word of loyalty A comfort to him Through the darkest of times A Northern Star One fixed point throughout the instability Over the sea Awaits ...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Oct 2016

Maybe, Just Maybe

- In the morning when I wake up, Staring all around me, Seeing that I'm all alone. Daydreaming as I go out, searching about my hometown, Pretending that I still alright. Just waiting for you to se...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Sep 2016

A Modern Day Shopping Lament

- So here I am waiting, And biding my time, For a shipment that was Ordered From a store that's on-line. Their products are alluring, Like snacks to consume, The virtual basket's expanding There is a...

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


- The horizon always looks much brighter, that is where the rainbows belong, not here near me, where all the lights are dim. It's on the horizon that you belong too, you're a bright spot so far awa...

By: a_gabardo | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Feb 2016

The Gathering

- Inspired by the work of Anne Stokes, 'Solstice Gathering' Ariane stood atop the castle battlements and looked out across the heavily wooded landscape that stretched far into the distance as far as...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jan 2016 Editor's Pick

Powerful Love - Chapter Fifteen

- Chapter Fifteen - Minerva I run out of the café and race to the truck. I climb in and start crying, horrible, gut-wrenching sobs. I hear the door open and jump before I look over and see that it is ...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 19 Jun 2015

Powerful Love - Chapter Thirteen

- Chapter Thirteen - Minerva I sit in the seat waiting for the doctors to come out and give us some news, any news. I sit there hoping and praying that my sister will be okay. I can feel the tears si...

By: nekala20 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jun 2015

The Call

- Please know that this in the flash-fiction section. These things happen. Please remember to have hope and hold on for one second at a time, find a way to cope. There is always a way. I picked up th...

By: maryruth | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 0| Added: 05 Aug 2014

Counter Silence

- Maybe I over thought certain things, or I have been blind my whole life. Perhaps, I was crazy and judged too soon, on how I would live out my years. I was to be that old lady with the creepy house on ...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 16 Apr 2014

The Waiting Game

- Did you ever play the waiting game? All the "what if's" filling your brain. To find out if something is wrong, The results often take so long. You're easily distracted, Wondering how you will be i...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 10 Jan 2014


- Waiting Moose gone at 9. Sean right along at 9. Jon missing at 12. Tiger cold at the corner at 14. Sitting in your chair shotgun on your lap. Nose running, smoke curling to the ceiling. Steps c...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 17 Oct 2013

The Wait

- The instructions said to wait, so she waited. It was something she did quite well; Lord knows she'd had plenty of practice. Sometimes it seemed she did little else besides wait. Just a few more minut...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 Apr 2013

My Soul

- I guess it’s in me somewhere, hovering, waiting, perhaps between heartbeats, or underneath my breath, hiding where it can’t be seen, wanting to escape to somewhere, perhaps over the rainbow ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Nov 2012

The Wait

- The Wait Clock ticking All is quiet Clock ticking Waiting Clock ticking Will she come Clock ticking My life stopped Clock ticking Does she still want Clock ticking My love awaits

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Oct 2012

The Observer

- You hear my words  But don’t get the meaning You hear my jokes  But don’t understand them You see the surface because I allow you to see  Never scratching below the layers of me I sit and sil...

By: Louise | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 11 Oct 2012

From Morning Songs: Waiting for You, Dear Muse

- Again, I close my eyes and wait for you, Dear Muse, never knowing if you will come and enter me today, and if you do, I have no notion what you will bring. I glance out at the eastern sky, at...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 Mar 2012

Longing For Life

- Folding, Hiding beyond bricks, Waiting, Longing to see light. Hiding, Waiting in the dark, Longing to go outside. Waiting, Longing to find something. Longing for

By: unicorn92 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 17 Dec 2011

Zen and the Art of Crossing the Road

- Standing on the kerb By the stone bollard The carved number ten Mossily announcing a mile And an arrow pointing up to the town hall at my side. I am waiting to cross the road. I am one...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 19 Nov 2011

Five a.m. Blues

- 5 a.m. Blues Sitting here Clock ticking Tap dripping Fridge buzzing Stomach rumbling Nose freezing Ears twitching When does the peace come blazing in? Sitting here Head ac...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 10 Oct 2011

The Wait

- Sitting at the computer, watching, listening, typing. The heat in front of the window is comfortable, though the sun is too bright, even through the tinted glass. Maybe I'll find you today. Maybe... I...

By: WashAwayTheFire | Category: Musings | Score: 4.3| Added: 06 Oct 2011

Heart Unsure

- A heart unsure and clinging to a dream… You were in love with another, or so it seemed… I waited my turn, hoping you would soon see… That the man for you, was always me… That day in the kitch...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Jul 2011

What's after, death us do part?

- We watched a video about a dog called Hachiko. Richard Geere played the lead - a western professor in Japan. This is the heartrending story about his dog... What’s after, “death us do part”? ...

By: Puppyjo | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jul 2011

Easy come, Easy go

- Easy come, easy go, Longing for a heart that won't let me go. Where is this kind of love? I just do not know. Oh well, some things are easy come and easy go. Longing to find a heart that does, not und...

By: easy_rider75 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2011


- Falling from the sky Floating slowly down So white, so light Cold like ice Making us warm inside Gracefully falling Falling on your face Melting fast on your skin Like ice on a warm summer day Knowing...

By: catgirl1992 | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 25 Oct 2010