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Deception

Poem your heart is pounding your mind can’t follow your thoughts the sun hurts your eyes eventually no matter how much you try to resist a sharp feeling in the left side of your...

childhood short stories 2

A Worm Story

Short Story   It’s clear to me now that I was not a normal child. Like my peers, I enjoyed watching TV and playing with toys but there was something oddly unique to me...

coming of age story 2

Shel

Short Story   We walked around the room for a while. He pointed to some of his belongings and explained what they were. He apologized for not “being a good subject” for my documentary....

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My Head Is Killing Me

Short Story   My head is killing me. I get up from my desk and walk over to the water cooler. It’s 3:00pm and I’m not sure if it’s still Monday or not. I...

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Kronos Got Drunk – Part Three

Esoteric Short Story   I shook the outstretched hand of Prometheus. “Do I still call you Pete?” I asked. “If you like,” said Prometheus. He smiled that massive smile again.”Does this mean you’ll hear...

poems about giving up 3

Killing A Dream

Poem   Some days are hard and sometimes I see the light but how can I? Say goodbye? To you, my dreams, my true love and passion, the strongest affection… I hate the days...

happy short stories 0

Talk 3 – Drive

Short Story Nobody is happy! Especially your friend. You are wrong. Well nobody is happy all the time. It comes and goes, mostly goes. Like this guy, look at him. Who? The guy trying to...

breakup stories 0

Puzzle Pieces

I scribble some words onto my hand as she practices a cantata from Après un rêve in her bedroom. “Who’s there?” She calls out. I put the pen and paper into my pocket and...

poems about striving for success 1

Nonet (I)

A frenzied passion strives for beauty fervid minds overflow with vision tempestuous, our psyches like the rising oceans swift inspiration washes away the anchor of our peace

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Running In The Dark

Poem   There are no stars tonight To hang above our thoughts Clouded are our passages Like the light of the moon Am I running away or toward Dangers of an unchosen life I...

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16 Psyche

Short Story   “I dreamt of the Earth last night.” SABRA looked up at me and paused. “How did that make you feel?” He didn’t know what that question meant. He asked it when...

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Undress

Poem   Oh boy… We have come to this Weather a rose down to its thorns You see something hidden in the lush Notes of the petal’s scent Sharp pain a secondhand prize Awarded...

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Metamorphosis

Poem It is winter when I leave my home in the crepuscular morning. Summer when I return at twilight. Spring occurs somewhere in the in-between though I am not witness to it. Men, women,...

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Answering the Call

Haibun The girls prance up the driveway. With their long-legged strides and pre-adolescent growth spurts, they could pass for high school track stars. Frankie races downstairs and opens the front door before they even...

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Kronos Got Drunk – Part Two

Short Story   “Pete,” he said, and stuck out a hand. He was smiling one of the biggest smiles a person can smile. “Bill,” I said, taking his hand. I cocked an eyebrow. “Pete who?” He...

regret poems about life 2

Life Amassed

Poem Dreaming in gold, radiant and bright Mind drifting like a gentle kite Laying in a sunbeam slumber A simple treasure Swimming in umber Ocean of yesterdays, to and fro Left on the wayside...

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Talk 2 – Problems

Short Story   It’s good, rather brilliant. You think so? It’s logical. I thought you would bring the coffee. I do. And now you are in our conversation. What I can’t have an opinion? You...