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Joshie
"Please dont leave me." Were the only words he could sputter from his mouth as he watched he walk away.
Maybe it was the drinking that had really done it in this time. Maybe it was the selfish actions of instead of spending the weekend working on their relationship(more)
MayaTheTurtle
The sun burst forth through thick white palaces of cotton candy mist, and for that I hated that day. It was the day my father got his rusty pickup truck running, and took off with the promise of ice cream the next day. He even smiled, that bastard. My(more)
gazingatthesun
I wasn't shot today, and for this I am truly grateful. I've seen enough television to know, it looks painful. At least most of the time. At other times it just makes you angry, sort of helps focus the mind so you can do what you need to do(more)
MayaTheTurtle
Today
I put my slippers on,
right foot, left foot,
home a palace of 
wood and warmth.
Down the dusty hall I shuffle (more)
ErnestParadise
"Be bold, be swift, be assertive." I tell myself. " Hold confidence, control and order. Your first day is the basis for all others." The bell rings, my students sit down. I stand at the front of the class, waiting for their attention. Two kids are on their phone(more)
BlueRose
She sat by
The window pane
Watching
Waiting
For what
She did not know (more)
nanya
Thankfulness
for each morsel of food
that made it in
today.

You have a choice (more)
angelisms
i. in the light of the day, time has no meaning to us two, desperately clinging to one another like the planets orbiting the sun, trying their hardest not to get flung off course.

ii. the hour hand chases the second hand. time goes by. we are caught(more)
kamateur
The mediator sighed. "Gentlemen please, can't we settle this like respectable sorcerers?"  

Rutgar  slammed his fists against the table. "I say no! I demand satisfaction sir and I will have it."  

Caywe merely smiled placidly. "Name the time and place, oh voluminous one."(more)
MayaTheTurtle
Stay beside me
Wild-eyed, hauling in
Every precious breath
Like the air was honey
Watch the pretty white tiles
Stain with advancing red (more)
Stedman
In this strange senseless darkness there is a small light.

Like a light under in a closed door's frame in a scary dark room, there it is for me.
(more)
Anida
"that time you drank too much and couldn't be there and my date had a thing and couldn't come either, that was shitty."

"you seemed okay. you didn't seem like you needed me so i thought it would be okay," she said, the same half full glass of(more)
Joshie
The truck had hit him going 55 miles an hour and the driver behind the wheel's blood alcohol content was so high that he didn't even flinch as he hit Mathew Walburn, the loving father of three on his way back from picking up a box of NyQuil from(more)
Stedman
He was laying there with his left arm over his head and the right arm over his chest. A flattened palm covering his heart. Body language is everything, he thought, as he recognized where his hand was resting. Cuddling the broken organ inside his chest.
(more)
MayaTheTurtle
In the darkness
We writhed
Like willow branches
In a storm
Twisting and feeling
And heaving and clutching (more)