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Closing Time

- “Excuse me. Is the bar still open?” I look up from cleaning to see an older male with an overly patched burlap messenger bag that has seen better days. I motion for the man to sit down at a table th...

By: ladysharon | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 12 Oct 2018

How Many Potatoes?

- Four hundred and twenty potatoes. A client asked me to take a picture of that on my Exacta 66 camera. I contemplated as I sipped my dirty martini. I do get a lot of absurd requests, but this takes th...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 07 Oct 2018

Dream Vacation

- Sipping dirty martinis Watching girls in bikinis And strumming on my Les Paul Albert King ambles through Riffs ‘I’ll Play the Blues for You’ Man, I really got it all CHORUS It’s a dream vacation No ...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 07 Oct 2018

The Right Tonic

- As his band stepped onto the stage, Tyrone stole a moment to sip his dirty martini. He ran his tongue along his upper lip as he admired the glass, savoring the lingering taste of the alcohol. With a ...

By: Paperboy | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 30 Sep 2018 Editor's Pick

The Penguin says...

- A penguin walks into a local little dive bar. The neon sign in the window didn't just flash “open” like most. She blinked as it flashed "Dirty Martini served here.” It was 4:20pm when she climbed up ...

By: DenimAngel | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 29 Sep 2018

Nowhere Boulevard

- Four twenty, Sunday afternoon Baking heat, it’s late in June Abandoned in sad clouds of dust Left by departing Greyhound bus   Besieging desolation follows me This ghost town place of memories ...

By: LYFBUZ | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Sep 2018

Of a Toke and a Time

- I lit the J between my lips and sucked its smoke deep into my fifty-year-old lungs. I held my breath and let it coat me inside. I sucked in more air to expand them further; to expose more tissue to t...

By: Wordpusher715 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 30 Sep 2018

Letter to a Friend

-   Dear Alan, It's been a while since I wrote to you. Did you know there's a story competition in your name? I had an idea for it, started to write something. It was clever, funny, titled Jankows...

By: gypsy | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 28 Sep 2018

The Little Black Book

- His little black book A mystery to most One could take a look But never figure out the host To understand his madness  His scribblings and such You had to explore the brightness His mind often touch...

By: SassyBunny | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 27 Sep 2018

Interstate 420

- There is no Interstate called Four Twenty, No one can tell me how to go there, now. No entry ramps, no exits one might see, But, still, I dream I'll get there, anyhow. The neon sign still glows so b...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Sep 2018

Good Time Blues

- Remember when we headlined at Alleycats, 420 East Street? Remember the heat, the buzz, the whole place packed to the rafters and reeking of liquor and cigarette smoke? Do you recall the spotlights cu...

By: Welshdreamer42 | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 24 Sep 2018 Editor's Pick

A Farewell Drink

- The glow of the neon sign lit her face as she walked into the bar with a Gibson Les Paul guitar strapped across her back and carrying an urn in her hands. She set the urn in an empty stool and sat ne...

By: NymphWriter | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 23 Sep 2018

Logical

- A strange thing happened the other day. I'm not sure whether the time had anything to do with it because it was only four-twenty in the afternoon and the rush hour hadn't yet got under way. Anyway, ...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 24 Sep 2018

Black Birds

-   Black Birds Cold night air pinched at the darkness. Frost painted featherlike patterns on the windscreens of the parked cars along the street. Grass huddled together beneath their icing sugar c...

By: LloydOxton | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 23 Sep 2018

The Last Beginning

- “This is like a Rod Serling Twilight Zone episode!” he observed. “Four of us locked in a room, and none of us know how we got here!” “And none of us seem that concerned about it!” the photographer n...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 Sep 2018

The Apotheosis Of The Word Of Justice

- As we stand on the edge of catastrophe, A despairing poet, I can no longer Follow my Zen like some hippie troubadour, Riding my Harley across the dusty roads With my battered old Gibson Les Paul guit...

By: Kavyansh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Sep 2018

The Four Hundred and Twentieth Warden

- Dear Dad, It’s Julie. This is the letter we always used to wonder about. It took much longer than expected. My timeline runs parallel to, but thirty years ahead of yours, and I’ve grown older here ...

By: julie_slink | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 Sep 2018

Silly Me

- Dirty Martini 420 Competition • No entry fee • All entries must be new, original work • One entry per person • Limit 420 words • Category must be Micro Fiction, Flash Fiction, Poetry or Songs • Tags...

By: Jimwillhavefun | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 23 Sep 2018

One More

- I pulled the last olive off the swizzle stick with my teeth and ate it before finishing off my drink. Looking up at the clock it, showed 4:20. It was in the AM, not the afternoon. It had been a lon...

By: meredith | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 23 Sep 2018

Last Note

- “What is this place?” he thought to himself. He carried only his beloved Gibson Les Paul guitar as he kept stumbling forward. His watch read 4:20 but he didn’t know if it was A.M. or P.M. A booming...

By: Dreamcatcher | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 Sep 2018

420 Minutes

- The first time I meet you in a guitar store, strumming a Gibson Les Paul guitar I know you are the man I should be scared to get closer. My eyes behind my digital camera focus on your face while you...

By: rune | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 Sep 2018

Shining On

- It's unfortunate when you try something new and it all goes to pot. Big Dave is only too familiar with such misfortune, his rundown bar barely covers the rent and its faulty neon sign seems rather ap...

By: steffanie | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 21 Sep 2018

Whatever

- This numerology thing is cool yet thematically unrelated, but I lead with it anyway. If you add the first twenty even numbers, starting with two and ending with forty, the sum of those twenty numbers...

By: Ping | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 21 Sep 2018 Editor's Pick

When Shall We Wake?

- When shall we wake?  Shall we wait, wringing our hands, Until our last child smiles no more? Shall we wait until he’s gone to war?  Shall we wait, with a self-righteous tear,  as last he feels his m...

By: Milik_Simplicity | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Mar 2018

Colorado Calls, Jersey Rejoices

- Note: This compilation occurred to me more than a year ago. In fact, the reason I logged on to Facebook on March 14, 2017, was to reach out to Alan and propose that we combine our efforts, merging h...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Mar 2018

Another Unedited Musing

- I’m not entirely sure I like you. Everything here is too bright and too dark.  It’s a fucking paradox and it doesn’t make any sense. It doesn’t even make paradoxical sense. Like, why am I sitting he...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 10 Sep 2017

For a Friend I'll Never Meet

- You always did like surprise endings, A twist no one could see coming, And that last one of yours was a doozy. Days later, we're still reeling, Not from the shock, which dissipates, But from a grief ...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 17 Mar 2017

The Conning Of America

- A con man rolled into town, With a funny looking wig. Made a lot of promises, Everything will be really big. He claims he doesn’t like immigrants, Says they cause a lot of strife, But yo...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Oct 2016

Don't Feed The Trolls

- To some the world revolves around them, And nothing else can matter. They’ll do anything to reach that end, Including endless idle chatter. They walk around like “Hey look at me.” And are only happy ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Oct 2016

The Living Ones

- we are the ghosts you never see us walking down the street among you beautiful ones the living ones we are the ones you pass without a second thought for the tiny brush of air you feel in our w...

By: frank_lee | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jul 2016

Starting Anew

- Flowers bloom, the Winter thaw, Outside the songbirds sing. With the arrival of the bluebirds, I know that it is Spring. But listening to the bird’s songs, And watching the flowers bloom. ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Mar 2016

This Day Is Yours, It Belongs To You (Happy Birthday)

- This day is yours, it belongs to you, Do anything that you desire to do. Watch your favorite shows, eat your favorite food, Do anything that puts you in a good mood. Your friends are here to celebr...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Mar 2016

One Chance

- Nikolai reached his hand into his pocket and felt the knife. He had worked for weeks on it, slowly grinding down the stone blade day by day. He only had one chance to take out the guard when he reache...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2016

She Fills My Loving Cup

- She’s hot and wet when she greets me in the morning, I know of no better way to wake up. And when I need her she is always there, She fills my loving cup. It is an affair that has been going...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Feb 2016

When A Child Dies, The Whole World Cries

- Two young brothers are left at home, All by their lonesome selves, The older one notices a new toy, Sitting high up on a shelf. He climbs up and brings on down, What he believes is a toy gu...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Oct 2015

An Enemy That Haunts My Mind

- Dedicated to combat veterans and PTSD sufferers, wherever they may be...thank you for your service... An Enemy That Haunts My Mind... In the middle of the night I lie in bed, Fighting an ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Mar 2015

All Hallow's Eve

- It’s All Hallow’s Eve and there’s little sound, Except for a few goblins dancing around, An old witch creates another evil spell, Summoning demons from down in Hell. The old hag stirs her boiling ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Oct 2014

I Offered You My Heart And Soul

- I wish it could be different, I wish there was another way, If only for the sake of your children, I would have liked to stay. I came into your life a few years back, When you were looking ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 24 Sep 2014

Don't Bother Reading This

- You won’t read this, but if you do, you’ll walk away. You’re gone, now, aren’t you? You won’t even score. No comment. You don’t care. I don’t care about you either. I write for me. You think I’m...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 30 Aug 2014

A Nowhere Story

- Tiredness dripping from my eyes, I open my word processor and type. I type nothing, or perhaps something. A narration of what I’m doing. Presently lying on my side, typing this story. I say story b...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 0| Added: 04 Jul 2014

The Most Mediocre Story Ever

- --- Within its first few lines, this work contains language or other material which some readers may find inane or offensive. In consideration, Stories Space has hidden the preview of this supremely ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 22 Jun 2014

Colorado Calling

- Moved to Colorado the other day, Told the wife I needed to get away. I guess she didn't think that I'd be gone long, Since all I packed was underwear and a bong. The decision to move was easy to mak...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 09 Jan 2014

Madiba

- Note : This was written for the print anthology..."Mandela, The Man, His Life, Its Meaning, Our Words"...to be released by Inner Child Press in early 2014... Madiba He was the voice o...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 31 Dec 2013

Little Girl

- "There's probably not a lot you can do." "Stop worrying, you're doing all you can." "She's not going to listen to you."  "She's going to hate you for this." "She's never going to trust you aga...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 3.8| Added: 20 Apr 2013

Opinions And Advice

- People always offer opinions and advice, As to what you should or shouldn’t do, Though they can barely manage themselves, They seem to know what’s best for you. An old friend offers relations...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 07 Apr 2013

If

- I often wonder: If I became A celebrity, Would you admire me? If I became Filthy rich, Would you be my friend? If I became A best-selling author, Would you read my books? If I be...

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

Dream Job (Everyman's fantasy)

- This story contains mature themes * * * The California Board of Education meeting once again ran late into the night. The stale air became stifling in the August evening, as the air conditionin...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Humor | Score: 4.7| Added: 15 Mar 2013

Not Me

- Would you believe me? Would you believe me if I said, Young me-- oh so very young me, Loved you? You were my closest friend, All of elementary school, Helped me with fears of heights And...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Mar 2013

Much Luck

- You remember the phone calls, All those late nights, (for you, not me) I wrote all those poems, You, all those comments. It wasn't a long relationship, Not by adult standards, We laste...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 12 Mar 2013

Promises

- Promises Ya know, those things you make just to break? The things that people hold onto when all else is gone The things made so easily, and broken easier If you only knew the things you’ve sa...

By: platty3 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Mar 2013

Forgotten

- There's something I've forgotten; I'm not sure what it could be. Still, it can't be that important, Or it would come to me. There's something nagging sometimes, though, I wonder what it was... A thin...

By: Daisy | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Feb 2013 Audio version available

The Painting

- She stepped back and admired her handiwork. The painting had taken her months to complete. Someone in her grieving group had suggested she go back to painting after her husband died, and it seemed lik...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2013

Loveydovey...Whatever. Meh.

- Sometimes I look and I see people ‘In a relationship’, ‘married’, ‘betrothed’ and I wonder, will I ever be any of those? It’s unlikely that I’d be married or betrothed, in the sense of Christianity, ...

By: Circle_Something | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 20 Jan 2013

Poetry Contests

- I have entered so many contests, And I’m starting to wonder why, Just sitting here thinking about it, Makes me want to cry. I always try to do my best, To make my words compelling, I make...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 28 Oct 2012

Political Banter

- Once again it’s that time of year, When political banter seems the rage. When otherwise normal people, Try to come off as some worldly sage. I have friends who are really nice folks, Any ot...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 07 Oct 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

For Trayvon (May your death not be in vain)

- Note : This was written for the print anthology mentioned above, released April, 2012 on Inner Child Press... When I first saw this sub call I have to admit I was a bit reluctant to contribute...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 27 May 2012

Arrested By The Grammar Police

- It seems that lately I can’t get no peace, From all those so-called Grammar Police, Who for some reason think that I should care, The difference between there, they’re and their. They want to analy...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 06 May 2012

I Had A Dream

- NOTE : This was a contest entry for the World Healing, World Peace 2012 poetry contest sponsored by Inner Child Press...it made the Top 30 btw, and is included in the recently released print antho...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 03 Apr 2012

I Want My Poetry...

- Note: This was written for a print compilation recently released on Inner Child Press in time for Poetry Month April, 2012...see the poetry section of the forum for more details... I Want My...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 31 Mar 2012

For Our Love Is Eternal

- Some loves may come your way, And captivate your mind, And some loves may touch your heart, With words so sweet and kind. But, your love has touched me deeper, More than you'll ever know, More than m...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 03 Feb 2012

Guilty Of What, I Do Not Know

- The darkness descended upon the night, So heavily you could hear it hit the ground, The birds still sang their songs by day,  But I could no longer recognize the tune. My feet ran furiously,  But I...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 22 Dec 2011

The Teacher

- I want to teach my dog, Some tricks that are new, Like sit, fetch and heel, As a dog’s expected to do. But after many hours, Things are not going good, For despite all my efforts, She won’t do as sh...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 20 Nov 2011

The Letter

- I poured out every thought upon the page, Filling it up with all the rage and anger, That you have instilled inside me. My pen literally quivered, As I held it in my sweaty hand, Yet the wor...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 07 Nov 2011

Untitled

- The walls are corroding, there are no mirrors no goddamn reflections no hint of color--or is it too much color-- everything is white, blank, bare, barren, empty, pale, plain, unfilled, unmarked, unt...

By: Patrick | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 31 Oct 2011

Relatives

- At family gatherings throughout the year, There are those who add to the holiday cheer, Those who brighten up your day, Every time they come your way. Most are a pleasure to be around, As fine as any...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 11 Sep 2011

Girl, Will You Marry Me?

- We’ve been together for so long, And I think the time is right, Something I just need to ask you girl, And I need to know tonight. So much has changed for me, Since you came into my life, I need you ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Songs | Score: 4.8| Added: 04 Sep 2011

Did You Ever Feel The Same?

- Did You Ever Feel The Same? I remember when I first laid eyes on you, You were the best I’d ever seen, I’d never seen a woman like you, I was wondering where you’d been. And I recall our very firs...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 01 Sep 2011

Imaginary Lover

- I fell for someone hard Online. Seemed like the perfect Fit for me. A number of steamy Text messages and Instant messages Gave birth to Two hot stories. Everything came to A screeching halt. No conn...

By: ladysharon | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 31 Aug 2011

Badges

- I sit in a chat room by myself, Only nineteen more days to go, One day I’ll be a legend, With another badge to show. Next I’ll try to add some friends, I only need ninety-eight more, I m...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 21 Aug 2011

The Next Celebrant Might Be You

- Stories Space celebrates its first year, Congrats to Lisa and her crew, But it’s the members of the site, Who have reasons to celebrate too. Miss Sprite took first place in a contest, And Xuani won m...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 30 Jul 2011

Does Anyone Ever Get What They Really Want?

- Another birthday came and went. Big fucking whoop. When you’re a child, you relish on the fact that you have a birthday and everyone gets to share it with you. That only happens when your birthday is ...

By: ladysharon | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jul 2011

Maria's Chance To Celebrate

- Maria would never amount to anything. Girls like her never did. It wasn’t like she really had any choices, that’s just the way things were and everybody with any sense knew it. To think otherwise woul...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Drama | Score: 4.8| Added: 27 Jul 2011

If It's Worth Reading, You'll Find It Here.

- In the mood for something to read? Then of my advice you best take heed. If it’s worth reading, you’ll find it here, On a site that’s celebrating its very first year. Looking for adventure that pack...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Jul 2011

A Pressing Problem On Stories Space

- It seems the Rascal’s head’s in a swell, Of this fact none could dispel, Her boasting that she’s always correct, Is just a phase, I would suspect, Though to be certain only time will tell. Risking t...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 14 Jul 2011

I Thank You

- I thank you for letting me love you, I thank you for letting me know your arms, Your gentle touch, your delicate charms, Your special smile you give to me, For all the love you give for f...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jun 2011

Crossing the Line

- You want to know the real reason why sleeping with your friends is a very bad idea? I learned that lesson the hard way back four years ago when I hooked up with Billy. We started out as friends back...

By: ladysharon | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 29 May 2011

The Birthday Party

- She did this every year, so the call came as no surprise. In fact, I had been expecting it for the last few days. The only surprise was that it took so long. I was sitting with my wife having our coff...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 27 May 2011 Editor's Pick

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

- Don’t tell me that you need me, And I’m the best you’ve found, Because if you really needed me, You at least would come around. Don’t talk to me on the phone, Saying words I want to hear, ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 28 Apr 2011

Steal This Poem

- You probably were a bully, Who never did well in school, Stole other kid’s lunch money, And thought it was really cool. And now you’ve moved on, To stealing other’s work and time, All w...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 22 Apr 2011

Paris Will Never Be The Same

- I returned to Paris as in days gone by, Now that I’m here, I’m not sure why, For the city that once felt like home, Is a joyless place when you’re alone. I can’t help but recall the older da...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 12 Apr 2011

Grandpa

- An honest man who worked real hard, And did his best throughout his life, To clothe and feed his proud family, His four children and his wife. Born in the early twentieth century, He knew ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Mar 2011

Happiness And Purpose

- Is happiness something far out of reach? Something for which we must strive. Like some far off destination, Where we hope someday to arrive. Or is happiness just a commodity? Something th...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Mar 2011

The Facebook Poem

- I’d heard about social networking, And how it was the next big thing, So I just had to take a look, And ended up on Facebook. It only took me a little while, To fill out most of my profile, But I hav...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 19 Feb 2011

The Jerk At Work

- My job I really don’t mind, It’s the people and the work, Especially the guy next to me, Who personifies the word “jerk.” I wish he would do something, Anything to earn his pay, Instead ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 04 Feb 2011

When Friends Betray Friends

- When friends betray friends, With words less than kind, It tears apart the friendship, And all the ties that bind. When friends betray friends, It hurts you to the core. All the trust and love,...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 27 Jan 2011

My Love Did Sometimes Wander

- My love did sometimes wander, And my thoughts did often roam, From the one who held them dear, And gave my love a home. But I was young and restless, And my heart would long to play, Never thinking o...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 21 Jan 2011

Happy Anniversary (Our Special Day)

- Of all the things we celebrate, There is one very special date, That special day when vows were said, Our special day when we were wed. Of you my love, I was so fond, To want to start a lasting bond,...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 13 Jan 2011

No Help At All

- I sit at my computer desk trying to think, I pick up my coffee and start to drink, I've been up all day and into the night, Wracking my brain for something to write. Just sitting around all day at ho...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 12 Jan 2011

I Can Only Be There For You

- You're going through a lot right now, This truly is an ordeal, I can't begin to imagine your pain, Or how you really feel. I know how important your body is, And you're as beautiful as can be, And no...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Jan 2011

Leading Me Along

- Don't think I don't notice when you look my way, Just standing there, like you got something to say, Like a girl who's looking for someone new, Like a girl looking for something to do, And I heard the...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 03 Jan 2011

My Brother

- I can't get action nowhere I can't get satisfaction nowhere Just rage and hate and shouting and crying, But it won't bring my brother back anyhow. Why? Tell me why, Why? Why? Why did my brother have t...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jan 2011

25 And Still Alive

- Never really did what my parents told me to, If they told me to take one I ended up takin' two. Teacher couldn't control me, couldn't hold me down, Instead of being in school I was cruisin the town. L...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 26 Dec 2010

Faith

- Faith, it’s a beautiful thing, That little word with the special ring, It’s faith in the things I cannot see, Like knowing my God is always with me, Faith that everything will turn out alright, That m...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Dec 2010

His Christmas Wish

- The Christmas holiday season has always been a memorable time of year. Whether it is time spent with family, those special gifts from a loved one, or simply the smell of Grandma's cooking, every Chris...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Romance | Score: 4.9| Added: 20 Dec 2010

Party Favors

- Party favors do not a party make, Nor that fancy bakery cake, It's not the table set so fine, Nor that bottle of expensive wine, Not china set on polished wood, Or gourmet food that tastes so good. ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 16 Dec 2010

Neon Sign

- I guess I really can’t blame them. How could they be expected to know the truth, When all they see is some well-rehearsed smile, That I have been putting on in the morning, Like a clean shirt. I think...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 13 Dec 2010 Editor's Pick

Let Me Be The One

- When life hands you so much sorrow and pain, And takes so much with little to gain, You're like a train that somehow left the track, Can we ever get the good times back? Do you recall when the world ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 02 Dec 2010

The Dirty Martini

- The making of a dirty martini is truly an art, Vodka and vermouth are merely a start, But follow my advice and you can depend, On achieving perfection in the end. First the martini glasses should be ...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 01 Dec 2010