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stories about ptsd soldiers 0

Sand – Part Six

Short Story   I think I heard something pop, but I can’t be sure. Like, somewhere in the back of my mind, I could hear a squishy membrane just split from sheer pressure. It’s...

short story about extreme sports 5

The Legendary Danny Doom

Short Story   Danny Doom was the nickname he had given himself. I found It kinda fitting for a young man with such an unsettling death wish. Although, It was rather his over abundance...

poem about strength 1

Meditating On Strength

Poem   Strength. Where does it come from? Where does it hide? Lurching behind the corners of your worthless mind. This inner deep desire to leave it the past behind. To smile and face...

poem about being a man 0

Be A Man

Poem Be a man Be a man Be a man Be a man Go to work Pay the bills Make the kill Take the Meat Show your worth Stand up tall Never fall Never...

poem about taking risks 0

Sleeping On The Edge

Poem Sleeping on the Edge can be dangerous you may fall or maybe not dreaming of a life unaware of it all is that our way of life? fear is born when we wake...

haibun poems 1

An Autumnal Trinity: 3 Haibun

Haibun First Staff Day ’13-’14 A hot and humid auditorium. Teachers from every school seated, talking. Some near an open window, some fanning themselves. Most sweating. Like me. The newest school’s principal, a woman...

short story about catfish 0

Animal Dilemmas – Catfish Catfish

Short Story The Catfish dove in the deep waters to take a nap while digesting the Swan. It curled in its cavern and closed its eyes. The river swirled slowly in the the deep...

Short Tragic Stories 3

The Storm Woke Me

Short Story   I was dreaming. I was dreaming of us. You and me. You were here. Lying next to me. I could feel your breath on my cheek. We ate scrambled eggs and...

Christmas Stories, Santa Claus 0

Rachel’s First Christmas

Short Story   ‘Oh my God! I think he’s dead!’ Someone screeched from the crowd. ‘Call an ambulance!’ Rachel was on the ground, pinned under the man like doll; her limbs were outstretched and...

Elevate 0

Elevate

Poem There is a beauty in sadness. It can teach us how to gain tranquility in just ourselves. Takes us back to the basics. Makes us see what hasn’t been seen before. Urges us...

fiction about cancer 0

The Mondays

Short Story   I was told I was dying on a Monday morning. Mondays are usually just a lame excuse to be grumpy or bitchy, but I think I had a legitimate excuse to...

veteran short stories 0

Sand – Part Five

Serial Fiction   “Yeah.” Maddy said. “I’m sorry.” “I know you are.” I twitched a little at that one. It’s something a teacher would say. Sure, they know you’re sorry, but you still aren’t...

Rebel Girl, rebellion poetry 2

Fuck This

Poem Fuck this…From wall to wall. Fuck an industry that says you can’t have it all. Fuck a world that says “Girl, you can’t.” instead of “Woman, you CAN.” Fuck a business where you...

short story about swan 0

Animal Dilemmas – Catfish Swan

Short Story The swans and ducks settled on the edge of the pond under the fence. High-pitched sounds were unnatural to them and signaled danger. Hours later they shed their fears and redistributed evenly...

poem lovers dance 0

Are You Still There

Poem Are You Still There? We were like dancers, on our toes, together gently, apprehensively, barely touching, averting our eyes, talking in riddles. Our minds pulled, tugged, reaching out to entwine, bodies keeping their...