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Youth Should Never Fade

- They signed up for dancing class at an arts center. Once a week. They volunteered for the tech crews at a theater. When time allowed.  They wrote poetry to read at open mic nights. Every so often. ...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jun 2018

Parlor Tricks

- Uncle Jeff called them bear berries. That hadn't sounded right to Terrance. Now, so many years later, he recalled that long ago moment and curiosity finally lead him to search online. It didn't take ...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 26 May 2018

In My End Is My Beginning

- In the days of my hedonistic youth I set my sails to cross the wine dark seas To find the lands of the lotus eaters, There to sate my sybaritic desires On the luscious fruits just waiting for me To p...

By: KindOfHeart | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 10 Apr 2018

Young Dog Old Dog

- As a young man, oh yes I remember. I was so full of vigor. I was fit tall and slender. Life before me seemed so much bigger.   As an old man, I sometimes live inside my past. I look back on tha...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 15 Mar 2018

Before There Was We

- Before there was we there was you And when you were young all was new. Do you think about that. I still do. Before there was we there was you. *** Before there was we there was me And when I was y...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 03 Dec 2017

Golden Gate Days

- I wandered Golden Gate Park, On one of the most perfect days. The air was clear, With my mind in a haze. The park was almost empty. Few people walked, Kids played games. I stopped to listen, a...

By: frogprince | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 13 Dec 2014

The Life of One Girl: Her Younger Years

- At first she knows only of those, That young and selfish, always try To be the best, turn up their nose. She cares not for them but gets by. Yet next she meets the bitter child That smiles polit...

By: Nile | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jun 2014

Gone Fishing

- 4:30 in the morning. Up BEFORE the crack of dawn. It's pitch black out. There isn't a sound. Up before the birds. I am half asleep. No, scratch that. I am more than half asleep. More like ...

By: Calindra | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 10 Apr 2014

The Loss of Virginity

- I was just sitting there,  Thinking of all the things  I have not experienced,  Watching the sun drift through the sky lights  Of a short ceiling— As it laid  Stunningly bright rays  Across th...

By: AvrgBlkGrl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 17 Mar 2014

Shasta

- Beautiful child Bright as the sun Mischievous rascal Looking for fun She comes to class bringing her attitude A false bravado that hides the real girl inside A mouthy young soul that ...

By: littlegirllost | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 25 Feb 2014

Beer Goggles

- Yes, it sucks to sleep alone. Wouldn't we all like a warm body beside us? To cuddle, to kiss the affection we miss Could I give it to you tonight? Oh, how I want to and if drunk I just might. But d...

By: DianaShallard | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.5| Added: 27 Oct 2013

Too Late

- An intro to a story I am working on...  They buried me today. Everyone always told me that this was how it would end for me. I never believed that it would. I was more than just street-smart; I ...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 Aug 2013

Lone Wolf

- An old alpha peers at a winter moon. For lady wolf, his heart does swoon. Longing for days when they pranced. Stalking like shadows they advanced. Their kits safely snuggled in the den. A time...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 22 Aug 2013

Parents Participation Training

- "Welcome to parents participation training.” The debonair young man holding the microphone had a big, toothy grin. "Many of you will be first-time parent participants in this area's various summer ...

By: Rumple_deWriter | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 01 Aug 2013

Am I Old Enough To Be Young Again?

- The thought that plays inside my mind tonight Is have I aged and reached my use by date? Will meeting young and lovely folks delight, Or have I left the search until too late? We meet, and kindred s...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 28 Jun 2013

Youth Theater

- In the Summer of 1990 and the beautiful lady producer from Dracula contacted me again. Her Summer youth theater program was presenting "Grease" for the second time and they needed a Teen Angel. The la...

By: The_Count | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jun 2013

A Warrior Born Part Two

- A Warrior Born, Part Two as the young warrior grew into a man on the plains of Africa people in our times call his tribe the Maasai well know cattle herders and ferocious warriors on the full ...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 20 May 2013

When the Oleander Bloomed

- In my youth we lived in San Diego, Or rather I should say, in Chula Vista. I was a youngster, watching the big show. The world was mine, flowering with delight. Nothing was lost to my eyes all...

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

Snow Monkey

- Snow Monkey at a young age you move off to bed looking out the window as the sky turns pink even at your young age you know there is snow in the sky .. will you.. could you have that special...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 01 Mar 2013

My mad and lost friend

- We were young and like most children our age we were also stupid and carefree, we had no care for the consequences of some of the things we did just like almost everyone passing through life at that a...

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

Youth is Shining, Age is Aglow

- We were young, we had merged as one, We are old, we are still not done. Hearts still youthful, faithful, loving Always active, always roving Thus we're striving, thus we're giving Ever thoughtful, eve...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 06 Jan 2013

Zubaidah

- Zubaidah was only 14 the first time she was laid. There was no emotion, just placid motions of the old in out, and before she knew it, she was no longer a virgin. It was all business. She hung aroun...

By: kokomo_sally | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 22 Nov 2012

Time Passages

- We, in our youth, thought time was never ending. We couldn't seem to wait, wanting to be older. Looking ahead always appeared so far away. Glancing back we question, where did it all go? Age wrinkl...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 Nov 2012

How I Lost My Way - Part 1

- How I lost my way - Part 1 This is about myself. I've never written a story, let alone about myself. I grew up in Michigan in the 50's with my older brother and parents. Grew up with a strong German ...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 23 Oct 2012

The Blind Date

- If anyone likes this I'll continue with it. “Bill, you have to help me out! “I do, huh? Why do I?' “Come on, haven't we been friends since grade school? Think of all the times I've helped yo...

By: Rascal | Category: Romance | Score: 4.6| Added: 04 Oct 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

Rahul

- There was once this boy. Of our times. The time of dust and traffic jams. An ordinary boy. His name is not important. Let him be every boy. If this problematises the situation, we could call him “X” o...

By: Soumyabrata | Category: Drama | Score: 2.6| Added: 27 Mar 2011