Stories tagged “ideas”

  • Giving Birth

    Melissa sat, pen in hand, spilling her ideas onto the paper. Her mind continued to fuel the wrist movement, and the words just kept flowing. In her mind, the majority of her characters were extensions of herself, be it her darker or more pleasant quali...

  • The Storyteller Has An Idea

    Well Ms. Adelaide since you’re complaining so much about being in Fairytale Land then perhaps you would like to visit the real world. “Ha!” Adelaide laughed. “You can’t take me to the real world.” I’m the Story...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Ideas float.

    Ideas float. They can travel on the breeze, floating between people of all different kinds. One bubble of an idea can travel to another in the blink of an eye. Or it might take days. Someone living in Europe can have a flash, a brainstorm, a single mom...

    • Author: Sam Ervin
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • Smothered by Pillows

    How many poems have come as our eyes close for the night? “I’ll write that tomorrow,” we think. Only next morning the idea is lost amongst the mountainous terrain of crumpled blankets. A dream never to be dreamt again.

    • Author: oneoveralpha
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • chalkboard memory

    I wonder if blackboards feel the same sort of crippling debilitation. Once filled with a brilliant thought or another. Next obscured as the residue of empty thought-stuffs is wiped away by a careless wave of the hand. Just enough of a distraction that ...

  • 365 Days of Books

    It started off as a New Year resolution. The idea, not mine of course, though I would love to have taken credit for it. “Don’t wear white socks all year,”I suggested. “It’s been done,” Robin replied. “I give u...

    • Author: Catherine
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Pulse

    I write and write and write and hate it and backspace and backspace and backspace over and over and over and none of it ever sounds right. I’ve got so many thoughts running through my head, but none of them clear. It’s like my mind is so in...

  • Crate Full of Letters

    The words flow like a river, like a waterfall, like a crate full of letters jumping off the highest cloud and floating gently to the earth on a cool breeze of inspiration The earth slows and stops, waiting for the words to stick, the breeze to shove th...

    • Author: Sam Ervin
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Dream Thief of Stories

    Once I dreamed of a place, where wondrous beings of other worlds did mingle and their coin for trade was universal- a story. I sat in the market place nursing a drink and overheard the following: “We come from weird places, strange and distant, y...

  • Thoughts Of The Day

    Imagine if life Is like infinite instances Coming from nothing Inevitably becoming nothing At a constant rate It’s circular— life reinitiates Once spread dead Now a lively concentrate Then again All vision dilutes back To inanimate eyesR...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Different Take (With Winslow's Permission)

    The projector sits defunct Its archaic Haunches fit where the floor is slumped In design more like a fine steampunked Metal mosaic Less like a sculpture verklempt Or the thought of a mechanic stumped Rather a riddle debunked In steel

  • Independent Thought!

    There are chances to enhance And re-create your mental stance Before it’s too late to care if you bleed Or sweat until one bead Trickles upon the grass like dew. You didn’t try did you? Freeze, thaw, and renew Because the laws Are written b...

  • Faster Than Time Can Capture

    How Does now, The present, Cement moments In increments Of instants That travel Such a distance At a standstill— At speeds faster Than time Can capture?— I’m fine It’s just that after I break Down each action I take Into it...

  • The Cloud Factory

    When I was small, my mate Tony and I used to cycle down to the open ground at the edge of town and play next to The Cloud Factory. It was some huge, complex arrangement of ducts and pipes, forklifts and men in boilersuits, but the most arresting thing ...

  • Home Is Where The Heart Is.

    I sit by the keyboard, completely drained of ideas. I feel my mind throbbing with the beat of my heart. I can feel the blood thumping through my veins, throbbing in my head. A thought popped in the synapses of my brain, but then disappeared. The though...

    • Author: Infinity.
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
  • An Evolving Random Anthem

    Just because they don’t get it doesn’t mean you have to edit let it be seen between abysmal, dismal, good, and fine when its bits are not quite as bright as a star should shine sometimes a full breast is best drawn on a stick figure outlin...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Muse

    She floats in through a window it seems, taking a seat next to me as naturally as sunlight in a forest. I look over, not all that surprised to see her, and we begin to talk as she sets her worn travelling bag down beside our table. A flowery tattoo pee...

  • 30 Ideas

    What’s in the old pond? / Love gutters / Best looking girl at JitB / With role models like these… / I have a ponytail, hear me Roar (shut up) / Washing away guilt with blood / To kill again / Seventh time’s the Charm / Ice chewing (fo...

  • Make It So

    Running On Full / Fireflies / Thrift Store of the Future / Fake Brass Bowl / Blue Lights at Night / Noisy Neighbors / Just a Photograph / Odd Musical Instruments / Escape Hatch / ‘cause it’s written that way / mardi gras beads / Sidekicks R...

    • Author: Chrys W
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Ideas

    You would think it would be easy to run out of ideas. But it’s not. Because ideas can be anything. Business men in space. Underwater labs. A deadly ring is found. Traveling into the jungle. A duck held hostage by a tiger. Aliens in your head. Tim...

  • Here Be Words

    “Sorry, mum, I can’t talk right now. I’m on vacation with some buddies of mine from the Third Moon of Delerapidieousath. No, not the ones in the band. These are writers. We just found a shop we were looking for. I gotta go. Love you t...

  • Mindless Lack of Focus

    I am having trouble keeping my thoughts straight I can’t sleep and I don’t want to try yet My mind is pulling in a million different directions as my fingers stay frozen My musings are a thousand wild horses fleeing from a fire of coherency...