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It

- What I saw surprised me, It wasn't very big. It flew around in front of me, Then sat upon a twig.   It didn't 'ave no feathers, It didn't 'ave no fur. And when I looked more closely, It wasn'...

By: AnnaMayZing | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Apr 2019

Gracie's Collection

- When two young, moderately successful vaudeville performers teamed up for a comedy act in 1923, it didn’t take long to realize that they had found the right fit — both personally and professionally ...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Plays | Score: 5| Added: 10 Feb 2015

A Little Drab'll Do Ya

-   She woke up ecstatic at the thought of the joyful preparations ahead. She really loved the holidays. Then she caught sight of a printout her husband had left on the table. The Christmas present t...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 21 Jan 2015

A Writer's Lament

- My muse has gone missing! She just up and left. Abandoned, alone... I'm confused and bereft. I've looked high and low, But she's not to be found. Dagnabit! Why, oh why, did she Have t...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 29 Jul 2014

Elixir

- I wake in the morning And rouse out from my bed Visions of yesterday Still dancing in my head. Down the hall, I do walk Trying not to stumble Thoughts and words come to me They're all in a jumble....

By: meredith | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 02 Feb 2014

Five Minute Adventures Presents: Mister Sunshine

- He was a tinkerer ever since he could remember; plastic bricks, tiny fake logs, that’s how it all began. Since then, he had graduated to bigger and better things–they weren’t actually very big things ...

By: eglouis | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 26 Mar 2013

A Word Geek Visits the Doctor

- It's a dire diagnosis for our intrepid heroine... "We don't see you in here often, Maggie. What seems to be the trouble today?" "Well, doctor, its this darn apostrophe, thats how it started b...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 12 Feb 2013

The Hinge (Rhymes With Thing)

- Some words that we believe exist, really don't. Our family dinner that Sunday held a certain amount of importance. It would be the first time in ages that we'd all be together at a time beside...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 17 Nov 2012

The Spelling Bee

- Some words that don't exist, really ought to.   "The word is 'peppier,' pronounced 'pep-ee-ay'," announced the spelling bee moderator. "Definition, please," replied the entrant, launchin...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 11 Nov 2012

Hormonal Ambivalence

- Hormones are vital (as anyone knows), Steering everything from sleep to sex drive. Without them, we couldn't feel or think — Indeed, we need hormones to thrive. Yet they behave in peculiar ...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 23 Oct 2012

Uncool, Uncouth, Uncaring

- Treated with politeness, you respond with sheer disdain, Spewing forth drivel, sanctimonious and inane. Rude, demanding, belligerent and sassy — Ungrateful, unkind, decidedly unclassy. Your ac...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Feb 2012

Again and Again: The Endless Loop

- Hey, listen up! Here’s a fantastic notion! You ought to hurry and put it in motion. What’s that, you don’t like it? In fact you disagree? I'll just keep repeating, ’til you concur with me. ...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Sep 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

Better Than You

- Hello, I'm new here. I am better than you. I'm smarter and kindlier — Cleverer too! You're stupid - you're snooty - You're unworthy of my precious time. As for me, it's plain to see: I'm...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jul 2011 Audio version available Editor's Pick

Toujours Raison

- Un 'Tis a challenge to always be right, To gently correct when with words one could smite. To remain patiently kind When dealing with those of small mind. Yet not be dragged down by th...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jul 2011

Fragmented

- Fragmented That title — what on Earth could it mean? Has another heart been torn asunder? No, it refers to phrases trimmed too lean, Sentences lacking substance and thunder. Fragments, as they ar...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Apr 2011