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  • Vacuum

    “For a time, I fancied myself an artist. I made things, and held them up to be fawned over. I demanded to know how much others loved what I had created and sought them out, shoving my creations into their attention. Instead I received silence. No...

  • While I travel...

    The gleeful promise of fun in my heart while loading up the car as I start my road trip is more exciting than the trip itself…. … I look out the window like my dog does …the hair on my face reminds of tender caresses gone by, the wind...

    • Author: charmis
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
  • The stagecoach (Mature)

    Jamie was a man with a heart of ice and stone, Daniel was his lover, keeping a mean clean home, Together they were terror, apart just plain bad, But Daniel had his secrets, and Jamie had Daniel’s dad. Came a day when Daniel said, “The money...

  • The Strip of Delight

    A breakfast of pure immeasurable bliss, An eggy delight, a sweet sizzling kiss, it’s laid out before me, my tired eyes still glazed, With this fair meal my spirits doth be raised! but ah, I can hear it, smell it and more the King of All Breakfast...

    • Author: Jay
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Eight Legs, One Demand

    “Humans! This is your only warning. We, the Arachnid Nation, declare our sovereignty and will to be given the respect we deserve!” The spider said, it’s multifaceted eyes sparkling. It’s visage was being displayed in a secret ro...

    • Author: Matt McCray
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Return

    They had never seen her look so disheveled, so unhinged, but there was no doubt in their minds: this was their friend. She had returned to them. Joe stared in disbelief. Matt wiped away tears. Chris hugged her fiercely. The girls kept a respectful, sli...

    • Author: Aurelia
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Autumn

    Autumn Teens groaning with books again As leaves come tumbling Children tumbling in piles Hard work ruined, parents grumble While walking goblins and doctors Down the street, begging for one last stop Pumpkins grinning ear to ear. Jackets pulled out, h...

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    This is the kind of thing to bring an atheist to her knees and pray to strangers that it’ll all be okay

  • Enchanté

    Acrylic holstered the still-smoking gun in a fluid movement. “There is no one around,” he noted, “but there are several units in the near vicinity who will be here in a few moments.” He wrinkled his brow. “Ah. Well, I have...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Sands Of Time - pt. 4 - Actions & Reactions.

    The admiral had ordered the details of the evacuation to be handled by Dr. Wilson, she coordinated the refuges into groups of 50,000 and had them boarding the solar ships now. It was grueling work for her and her staff. But the admirals mind was millio...

  • rememberences forgotten

    I forgot what it was like with you. I forgot how our hands sought each other as we walked. I forgot the way you cupped your mug of coffee on cold winter mornings. I forgot waking up to the scent of you in our bed. I forgot the way you tossed your hair ...

  • A Message From God

    Elshahawk, This is God Speaking. Yes, THAT God. I wanted to let you know that you are teh coolest (yes, I said teh. You seem to like using it) woman to ever grace Ficly. Oh, by the way, without you, the world would have one less funtastic writer. The E...

  • Pandora Virus

    “Beautiful”, she said looking at the image in front of her. “And deadly”, he replied. “An untreated morbidity rate of 100% within 36 hours. And even with treatment that only diminishes to 80%. Multiple pathogenic pathways. Airborne, contact, ...

  • tSoT - Soldiers Tale - pt. 4

    so I’m pinned beneath a genetically modified human being, who’s about to crush my head like a melon. So why am I smiling? See, way back in around 2030. A group of eggheads began working on expanding the boundaries of the human mind, what do...

  • Whos fault it is should be the least of our worries right now

    “Well fine, don’t. But when this whole thing gets worse because you two are depressed over something that wasn’t your fault, don’t whine about it to me.” Anne said, in her usual stubborn tone. “I understand that this...

    • Author: Turtles :)
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • the Sands of Time - Soldiers Tale - part 3.

    Neither of the individuals in front of me notice as I approach. “Halt! keep your hands where I can see them.” I scream into the mic, it amplifies my voice by about ten times. They should be petrified, they aren’t. as they spin around ...

  • the Sands of Time - Soldiers Tale - part 2.

    I can’t believe It’s only been three days since the president arrived, three days of chaos. The solar ships arrived yesterday, we’ve been moving refuges non-stop since. I stumbled upon a girl, totally catatonic. I decided to take her ...

  • Reversed (Mature)

    It was late at night in the park, a soft summer breeze on the lover’s skin, and the moon smiling in the sky. He was holding her hand as they strolled through the green labirynth. In the balmy silence, only the leaves whispered, and the couple did...

    • Author: Lancet
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • the Sands of Time - part 3 - Goals.

    When the admiral was summoned to the medical bay. He had thought it was so his chief medical officer Dr. Anna Wilson, could harangue him about the living conditions. He was wrong. Standing before him now was the President of the United Planets, the mos...

  • The Brass Ring

    I looked through the peephole and saw an older man dressed like a Southern Colonel, right down to his Colonel Sanders mustache and goatee, only his was salt and pepper in color. I opened the door a crack and he took off his hat and said, “May I h...

  • The Adventures of Marty Martinson, part four, Know thy Enemy.

    BANG, BANG, BANG. This whole mess started by me going to my favorite bar, only to find out my friends were all missing. One stupid question and I’m fighting three wacko’s! Now I’m locked in a backroom with the fake barkeep, speaking o...

  • E is for Existential

    Without thinking, or with really fast thinking I couldn’t track, I bolted from the portapotty. The woman had noticed the gate and the undulating mass of eager hands emerging from behind it. “Run left!” I screamed as I sprinted to my r...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Through The Fair

    And he saw her as she walked through the fair; Her eyes glistening in the evening twilight. The stone-white veil skipping over the ground; A noble relic of a time gone by. And with that, she was gone.

  • Sister no more

    Zeetha stabbed the spearblade into the course brown earth working the blade back and forth, scouring the blood off before it darkened. The whole village stood breathing softly, the challenge over. Blade cleaned, she finished the ritual, stepping boldly...

  • B is for Bravery

    Why had all the noise stopped? Those things outside were pounding and shaking his shelter — the portapotty — not a minute before. And now, nothing. Then a shrill scream pierced the air. It was a woman’s terrified voice. Zed understood...

    • Author: Matt McCray
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
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