Stories tagged “life”

  • Ice Age

    I am thinking it’s a sign that the freckles In our eyes are mirror images and when We kiss they’re perfectly aligned And I have to speculate that God himself Did make us into corresponding shapes like Puzzle pieces from the clay True, it ma...

  • The Truth Is

    The truth is I’m not afraid to die It’s actually more of a comfort After life here it seems like a better alternative. The truth is It’s not that I don’t want to live It’s that I don’t want to live now In this system. The truth is The rea...

  • Drunk Indescribable Love

    Touch and go fish; This is Frodo for the photo finish; It’s the baby who gets its bottle— It’s one inaudible dawdle Of a godawful waddle! Or maybe it’s more ably Like a lady you’d want to throttle? I ought to know But m...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Legend.

    I just want to be free. I want to travel everywhere and worry about nothing. I want to enrich my life with things not yet seen or experienced. I crave change. I crave different things and new experiences. I want to dream dreams and make beautiful art. ...

    • Author: MissMay.
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
  • The Adventure of Life.

    You are a hero. You are the protagonist in this messed up screenplay.   You take on the world knowing (however vaguely) about your situation as a human.   You are you, independent of how you may look or what you may be going through. Hairstyles cha...

    • Author: MissMay.
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Grey Days

    The moves seemed monotonous. The everyday routine imprinted into his skull. He didn’t even have to think. His body moved for him. His coat neatly tucked away in the closet. A frozen dinner rotating in the microwave. Fifteen minutes of scanning t...

  • She.

    So she sits. And she sighs. And she cries. And she gives up; She knows there’s nothing left. Nothing left in her soul. Nothing left in her heart. Nothing left for her to look forward to. She’s lost. She’s gone. And she knows it; she d...

    • Author: OpenSkies
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Justice, Retribution, and Shut Up

    Beaming and struggling to contain excitement the younger fellow whispered inreverentially, “It’s a good day for justice, eh Big D?” Big D rolled his eyes, mostly on account of the fact that no other soul in all creation referred to hi...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • losing control

    falling apart at the seams. held together by a single lose tread its threatening to let loose to let all the tears come pouring out to let the pain run the show.

  • The End

    Forget me and leave me I am not but a lie A shadow transending from another life Your anger causes anguish But makes it easier still To become stronger in my valued will My thoughts are in shambles And my hearts screaming why Why must all we have be go...

  • Lost

    Now all my joy has turned to mud And the anger leaks into my blood It poisons the stream and boils the flow Makes me wish I could let go Take my life it’s not worth the pain To have to run away again Since I’ve lost what made my heart beat so stron...

  • Never too young.

    Sure, you’re young. You’re only sixteen. And next year you’ll only be seventeen. And the year after that, eighteen. Don’t you see? You’ll let his continue your whole life, until you’re old and shrivelled, then you...

    • Author: MissMay.
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
  • Inside Out

    The spinning drum of the washing machine has replaced the revolving washing line. Nine months ago it would have been art. But there was no intention on my part, no creative direction. That’s just where it landed. “A happy accident.” W...

  • Windowside Thoughts.

    But what’s important? And what is love? An infinite inconsequent thing or experience or state? Someone, please fill me in, Because I know nothing of it. This life is but a tease. A taste of happiness, of something good and right. Oh, it feels so righ...

  • Dandelions

    “So, if you could wish for anything in the world, what would it be?” “Duh, more wishes.” “Well, if you couldn’t wish for that… That doesn’t count, pick something else.” It’s a familiar dialogu...

  • Air Over Open Water

    The leaves are numerous, Noon illuminated, Nearly neon green, Consuming light the clouds can’t catch— While the wind’s whims Dance branches like puppet limbs With systems of cool air (the canyon’s companion) Quick to rollick lif...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Blinded-poem

    Love is blind To the jagged cliff it walks Blind to the complications that it ought See and beware and even back off But love is anything but soft It vomits excuses To stay high on the bliss It seduces and sedates you With a mind-numbing kiss It makes ...

  • Marked by Death part 2: The Beast (Mature)

    Eric stood in the doorway to the bedroom,shifitng nervously. The whole place stank of sweat and sex. No matter how he looked at it, it just didn’t seem smart to wake up an assassin. Finally, he cleared his throat. Twice. The bed seemed to come al...

  • With Role-Models Like These

    Andy and Mark sat at a coffee shop. Unique pottery cups, alike only in width and shallowness, sat in front of each of them, coffee untouched. It was best to keep up appearances. While their meeting could have taken place at a park or on a beach, neithe...

  • lIFe

    People are always complaining about the ifs and uncertainties of life. They like everything in concrete and if anything goes unplanned, they go insane, screaming obscenities from the rooftops. They hate random, they detest the unpredictable, and they h...

  • Reinforcement.

    Do you understand you hurt me? Do you realize I cried? I gave my heart I sold my soul I bought your every lie. Do you feel bad when you see me? Can you even sleep at night? It’s only you, ’Cuz my heart aches Each time I turn out the light. ...

  • What we all wish for.

    I didn’t know you all that well But you meant a lot to me.  And now that you’re dead I see you in my dreams. You laugh with me, and talk. I’m glad to see you’re happy.  I’m glad to see You’re finally free Of the ch...

    • Author: MissMay.
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
  • I swear.

    I am unique.  I am amazing.  I am beautiful.  I am strong.  I will amaze and stun the world because I am endlessly fascinating.  I will stand up for those I love.  I will show love to those who need it.  I will return every smile and I will dazz...

    • Author: MissMay.
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Pagliacci (1)

    I am Pagliacci, the buffoon. “Bravo! Bravo!” The audience shrieks in delight as Feruccio the Acrobat leaves the ring. Signore Gasparo steps into the center ring to introduce the next act. My act. “Veni, vidi, vici,” Feruccio sighs. “Every tow...

    • Author: Osiris
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Pagliacci (2)

    I step out into the ring. Words that once stuck in my throat now spill out. Truth can be a miserable lie to perform. “Why do I mourn?” The audience holds its breath. “E perche, signore, my wife is unfaithful to me.” The audience chuckles.
 I...

    • Author: Osiris
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5