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meredith 4 years ago

The Lost Wish

Be careful what you wish for...

The caravan made it to the last oasis before finally getting home.The trip by all accounts had been successful. After the camels had been bedded down and the men had finished their evening meal of mutton and couscous, they began to talk of finally ma...

Sonnet 4 years ago

Waiting without end

If I could show you how awful you made me feel, you would never be able to look me in the eye again

My trembling fingers flutterAround the pulse inside my neckI check for signs of lifeNow that my promised life has leftMy hands across my mouthI hold the screams down deepYet sometimes one leaks outIn tracks of tears across my cheekThe emptiness grows...

"I love you," she said"Forever and always and a day"But she meant that for another insteadI was so easy to betray.She took all of my hopesAnd played with all of my dreamsI was sliding down her slippery slopeJust a pawn in all of her schemes.It wasn't...

"Mmmoooooob"Every sixteen secondsEven with the patio door barely cracked openThe subconscious countdown of moments."Mmmoooooob"Feet entwined in the darkened roomLaying silently in spoon fashionNeither awake nor asleep."Mmmoooooob"Their annual tripA h...

Random acts of dialogue.Dialogue in any book is great storytelling. Right after the hook to reel the reader in, dialogue is the mover and shaker of any novel.Dickens might have argued that narration and flowery descriptions were the backbone. However...

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Cindertoffee 7 years ago

Ghosts

Ghosts of the past are everywhere

The harsh cry of the alarm ringing in my earsI rise through currents of uneasy slumber.Pushing through sheets tossed in restless wavesTo drag myself from the empty ocean of my bedOnto the bleak shore of the lonely day.Move on.Cold tiles underfoot, I...

I tell myself it's good to let goBut I know I'm fooling myselfRemembering the pain of a love gone wrongTrying to move forward day by dayAs I close my eyes I see the one I once lovedTrying to start a new daySo I look deep into myself Gathering the str...

aussie_kitty77 7 years ago

The Past

What one thinks is innocent fun, maybe hurtful to another.

Remembering how we're friends For over a year I stood by your side Supported, cared and helped you As much as I could, Through all the good times and bad. Then I met a guy Someone you didn’t knowSo you decided,That the right thing for you to do Was...

His love has been shown With hurried kisses Balled up fists, Illicit cross town visits Forty years of foolishness, stark regret on both sides, bruises and black eyes and futile halfhearted tries It has taken its toll and I am far too old,...

Today I sit here watching the rainfall the soft pitta patta of the raindrops hitting the ground, match the tearsthat run down my face. Remembering the moments we shared that made me feel so special the softly whispered words the gentle kisses and hug...