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  • FOR RENT- A Small Space In The Back Of My Mind

    This space will do nicely. It is a bit cramped in spots, but over here will work. Yes, I believe I will settle down right here and live for as long as I can. It may be the only way, but atleast we’ll be together in some capacity. Sometimes memories a...

  • The Horizon

    Standing at the edge of the surf- Breeze blowing in light gusts- My dress whipping back and forth against my legs- The waves break softly across my ankles as my feet sink with each wave Staring out into the horizon, the moon begins it’s ascent. The...

  • Times Gone By

    It was a different time. Happier, if one wished to be self-indulgent. A time of companionship, of easy talk and chatter. We would talk over lunch, over drinks, over dinner. We would meet and be met by a multitude of characters whose stories were as int...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 4 months ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Absentee Poet

    Hiding in plain sight Running far from free A poet by your right A lonely absentee Pretending to be someone Others think you are Knowing there is only one Who knows you best by far Although it’s only writing Still, Validation craved Eventually Yo...

  • Airships: Strike

    Dieter smiled indulgently, as if he were merely sparring with his brother. “I must admit to a little disappointment in you, little brother. I had expected you to have improved your swordsmanship in your time away, but I am mistaken.” Hawkey...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 4 months ago.
  • Plunge

    The beams filtered through her eyelashes, like sunlight under a canopy. She opened her eyelids a little wider, and felt her eyes burn in the glare. She squinted, trying to discern her surroundings. A single surgeon’s lamp hung directly over her head....

    • Author: zhifeiji3
    • Posted 4 months ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Puppetry

    She came to me, walking through a door into my study after an evening meal one night. I looked up, saw one of the maids, and on a chance second look noticed a familiar set of features. Just like that, she was standing in front of me. Our respective aur...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 5 months ago.
  • Danger

    I had never known with certainty, but had long suspected that there were other Gifted personages that shared this world with me. In part, that was why I had chosen to use the Gifts of Power and Love carefully. For the next few weeks, my schedule was a ...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 5 months ago.
  • Thoughts.. or I don't even know, really. Just a thing.

    Jonah never listens. I’m out here all alone in the field of ice, all I can hear is my own heavy breathing, I look up to the humongous rings of Saturn in the sky, and instead of marvelling at the beauty of it all, I curse my crewmate. He insisted on u...

  • Entry to Avalon

    My father turned and gasped, his furrowed brow and angry eyes a too common site to me. “Girl! Keep silent, speak when spoken to!” barked the guard. “Syl! Quiet!” He turned to the guards, “Please excuse her interruption, bu...

  • Rising Fires

    “Relax, Ed! I just thought they were yours,” Scud smiled down at Edgar. He was a foot taller than Edgar, which made sense because Scud was two years older, even though they were in the same grade. Which was fine with him. Scud was making good bucks...

  • Gone Is Me

    Gone is Me It’s become We And now this We Has become Three We call this Three A Family

  • I hate school!

    Every day I go to school I always get bullied or called a nerd and even four eyes all because I wear glasses I’m the top of my class and always hand my homework in on time.Sometimes I just want to stay at home and study there were I can be on my ...

  • The flying people. (Mature)

    Many silver moons ago lived an immature girl named Lilly-May.Skipping enthusiastically,Lilly-may and her best friend Sophie were on there way to Lilly’s house.As they were skipping,Lilly-May noticed a small bottle containing an unusual liquid it ...

  • Deliverance

    freedom is a beautiful woman and we are romantic schizophrenics sometimes she’s here, sometime’s she’s not sometimes you wonder if you ever had her to begin with sometimes the smallest thing brings her back so fast you feel infinity ...

    • Author: m0ri
    • Posted 5 months ago.
  • Atalanta

    The bushes rustled. Something was coming. She heard her heart start to pound in her ears. Men, close to a dozen of them. Adrenaline coursed through her veins. They’ve come to stop me. I won’t make it out of here alive. Her thoughts started ...

  • Observations of a Wallflower

    I sit and I ponder many things while I sip my glass of Pinot and stare out the window of this quaint cafe’. I love this place, this little street of eclectic shops and artsy people. The vintage shops mixed with the new makes for a new adventure e...

  • Boiling Point

    Edgar had had enough. Edgar wasn’t the strongest boy in gym class. He wasn’t the fastest or the most agile. In fact, the only thing that Edgar excelled at was in consistently being the last to be picked for a team and the first to be eliminated at ...

  • Here In My Hands

    I have your feet They are so fun I have your feet I make them run I have your feet Here in my hands I have your feet My little man. I have your hands They are so small I have your hands They hold a ball I have your hands Here in my hands I have your ha...

  • Standing Up Again

    I shake off the grief from last night and set out on an expedition to find my abandoned cellphone. After about five minutes, I find it huddled inside one of my shoes in the back of my closet. Bewildered, I pull it out and see I have two messages from m...

    • Author: Rahose
    • Posted 5 months ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • ravi namboori_biography

    Ravi Namboori is an information technology (IT) executive with experience managing teams and designing complex systems and processes. He holds experience with protocols such as LaaS (Lab as a Service), security, networking, and Infrastructure as a Serv...

  • ravi namboori_biography

    Ravi Namboori is an information technology (IT) executive with experience managing teams and designing complex systems and processes. He holds experience with protocols such as LaaS (Lab as a Service), security, networking, and Infrastructure as a Serv...

  • I think I'd prefer a hurricane

    The gentle waves of sleep evade me because of you. You are a storm keeping me up at night, fueled by the winds of my insecurities. You throw my thoughts around my brain, and beat me with hypotheticals. What if I hadn’t said that? What if you learned ...

  • It's not the memory itself

    The moment that ineffable smell will reach his nose, in that distant town, many years from now, on that strange balcony, after having searched for his lost keys for so long, he’ll just go out to take a breather, and that smell will instantly warp his...

  • Journey to Avalon (2)

    A massive portcullis arose to meet us as we crossed. We, the last 63 survivors of the Eastern Clan crammed our lives into 14 wagons. Tied behind were whatever livestock had outlasted the trek to Avalon. My father climbed down ahead of the entry gate to...

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