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    An Indian Lullaby

    Ninnie baba ninnie. Sleep little baby sleep. The child was curled up in her aya's arms,being softly sang to and gently rocked. " Ninnie baba ninnie",the little girl loved that song,she often sang it to herself while playing in the lushness of the garden of her parents' villa,in...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 3 Responses May 7, 2013

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    The Unseen War-by: Rob PaquinShe crawled across

    the shattered landscapes of her soul; searching ...Arriving at the nethermost reaches of her brokenly, ragged heart; she climbed unto the zenith of it's fractured pile of fragmented remnants.It was there..., The stark and garish light of Epiphany revealed that the darkest of the...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 23, 2014

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    How I Love Thee

    It's not the way your hair cascades down over your bare shoulders.It's not the sparkle in your eyes,or your lips,soft and velvety,like the petals from a rose.It's not your sensuous curves,or the way you shiver each time my fingertips brush up against your skin.It's not your...
    diggler diggler 41-45, M 8 Responses May 17, 2013

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    A Ghost Story

    When I was a child,I loved to spend time with my grand parents in the country,on the outskirts of a small village. Staying there,I was taken back in time,no mod cons,just a radio for entertainment or we played board games in the evenings,the radio was so ancient that when I...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2013

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    Claudy,An Old Flame.

    Ever since I was a child I had flashbacks of tall trees and dense forests,of oxen teams pulling logs through rough terrains.These memories,because it was what I classified them as,always happened while I was busy or otherwise engaged.They just emerged and with them a feeling of...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 4 Responses Jun 6, 2013

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    He opened the ring box,

    it was black velvet on the outside, and had a silky white cloth on the inside. The ring was gold, not silver. It matched her perfect amber eyes, that seemed to shrine, even now. "I love you Susan." He slipped the ring on her finger, there was no need to ask. Her already knew the...
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles 18-21, F Mar 29

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    First released in 2008,

    the publishing rights have reverted back to me. I decided to create a condensed version and release it through video. Soft Breezes,Love~Wind
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 6 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    little bird watched the soaring ones.

    .. He shrugged and continued happily hopping along the ground. He wondered why the others put such effort into flying when everything he wanted was here on the ground. Seemed like a bother....dealing with winds, weather and sheer effort...all that flapping..ugh. He hopped over...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I write a lot about Random things

    and weird things and cool fantasy stories.
    cutekittycat cutekittycat 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I'm Writing a Murder Mystery

    I'm writing a murder mystery populated with characters rather obviously based on my co-workers. There are some of them I just kind of want to kill off, fictionally of course. It makes my workday a lot more interesting if I fabricate all sorts of sex scandals and imagine that the...
    scandinaviana scandinaviana 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 6, 2006

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    One Man's Lonliness

    He sits there, waiting. His heart yearning for her to come. She rarely does. He know she is with another, laughing, touching. He lights another cigarette. He remembers being here before, loving someone who loved another. Why is he putting himself through this again he wonders to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Oct 13, 2011

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    Oh what of this little game

    that we do play? You come closer and I pull away. I take a step forward and you take two back. I say that I'm done with this and you beg me to stay. How long until one of us just learns to simply walk away?
    JustNyx JustNyx 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 15

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    The Lair

    A man's lair is his castle,his home.Without a companion to share it with,it becomes nothing more than a museum,or a shrine,filled with pictures and artifacts.How he wishes that she might make his lair a home once more.
    diggler diggler 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 6, 2013

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    The Child.

    Annette had lived in Brazil for quite a few years now,she was a professor of Arts at the university of Sao Paulo,well in her forties and living alone in a small house on the outskirts of the town. Annette had never married,never found her soul mate,truth be told she never was...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 6 Responses Jul 4, 2013

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    She lust and lust but to no avail.

    What woman lies with a stranger? A desperate one. "She must be so desperate" he must think. They both know it is true. He shakes his head in displeasure. "Please I need you." The subtlety uncomfortable gentlemen must remain sober from lust. She needs him. But that is a...
    2lil2L8 2lil2L8 26-30, F Feb 27

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    Let's write a story together,

    using only 5 words per entry I'm stuck in the future
    diamondgirl07 diamondgirl07 31-35, F 11 Responses Feb 11

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    The Road To Nowhere

    The following story was written for entertainment purposes only. It is a fictional work derived from the mind of the writer and in no way should be taken as a factual account of any past or planned event. Anyone mentioned in this story is done so in a fictional fashion. Any names...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 9, 2011

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    Darkness shrouded the landscape.

    Not quite the pitch black of a coffins interior but black enough that the indistinct forms of trees and buildings merged into slightly darker blobs than the inky sky. The broken black asphalt was lit by a dull yellow glow of the motorcycles headlight. The roar of its engine...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M a week ago

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    Open Door Sitting in the bus

    as the scenery whizzed by,Eva's mind revisited other times,other places long gone,a younger Eva who still could dream and believe she had life at her fingertips,a life full of promises,a loving man at her side,then it all came crashing down,Andrew was called for active service...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 4 Responses Apr 20, 2014

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    He pulled the covers over her naked,

    sleeping body. She seemed at peace with herself he thought as he brushed the hair from her face. In the corner a candle flickered, sending dancing shadows around the bedroom. It had been an eventful night, one that he hadn't planned for. Stepping silently into his trousers he...
    00afreshstart77UK00 00afreshstart77UK00 51-55, M 5 Responses Feb 7

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    Mind Beyond A Shattered Reality Part 2

    The Light Had Faded Into His Consciousness His Features Were Blank Leaving Him Anonymous The Surroundings Faded Into The Darkness All That He Knew Was No More, His Next Journey Would Be Arduous Time Had No Meaning As His Path Wilted Seeds Of Fear Clouded His Being Where None...
    Lushiro Lushiro 18-21, M 1 Response May 3, 2012

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    Hunter Pt. 1

    It's late at night and I'm walking down an empty street. I'm being followed by a dark van at a distance. As I round the corner I'm pulled against the brick between a small alley. I make out a shadowy figure, a large hand covering my mouth. I beat on the hard chiseled chest of my...
    FireQueen10 FireQueen10 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    You never know In another 15 minutes it would

    be pitch dark, and the birds will get all jittery, fear makes one extra alert, and it would be difficult to make a kill. Hunger pangs were already setting in and he could feel the froth building in his mouth. At 45 he no longer possessed the strength to hunt, he had to bait them...
    lovelifedestiny lovelifedestiny 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 14, 2014

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    I'm getting so inspired reading Edgar Alan

    Poe's stories that maybe something creative will happen! #.#
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 11

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    When he hit me, I couldn't tell

    if I was surprised or not. I knew it would happen eventually, but it felt all too real. I knew there were several reasons why he did it: jealousy, anger, pride, and especially his ego. He needed to prove to his daughter that he was something and I was nothing, which he had...
    UmbrisZeal6 UmbrisZeal6 18-21, M Mar 11

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    Hello Darkness My Old Friend

    It wasn’t fear so much as feeling unsettled. It was as if things were just slight out of kilter; warped, even. He lay there, staring at nothing, as the darkness was complete. The thin nylon surrounding him could have been inches or miles from his face, and it was only by...
    CuriousNomad CuriousNomad 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 29, 2013

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    The worse betrayal.. ( man with the high

    powered rifle) Chapter 1 the start I got up I looked at the clock it was 6:00 am I had to be in school soon... I got up and decided to get in the shower, after I got in I realized something was off I got out and looked in the mirror, I saw my wolves eyes glowing I cried oh no...
    Hellfire66 Hellfire66 18-21, M Apr 14

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    Chapter 2 The rest of the day went on.

    . Intill a guy that insists on bullying me saw my eyes glowing.. He asked me what was with my eyes but I told him I have special contacts on he told me I am a liar and walked away. Later during last period of school he returned and said I needed to follow him or else so I...
    Hellfire66 Hellfire66 18-21, M Apr 17

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    This just came straight from my mind,

    so if it's not good, I'm sorry for wasting your time. Anyhow, it's called "Burnt" It all started by simple curiosity, a flicker of thought. How much evil can a single person possess? Everyone is capable of great good and evil, but does it have a limit? On a simple...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    She was running through the forest,

    desperate to escape the wolf. Her movements were numb and she was breathing heavily. She could feel the wolf behind her. She felt it's breath on her neck, and that's when she realized it wasn't a wolf. It was something else... But what could it be? It didn't matter. It had...
    OtakuAndEmo OtakuAndEmo 13-15, F Apr 26

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    ......the empty bottle crashed to the floor

    statling the man awake. His head spun wildly as he clutched the table edge. He stood up on unsteady legs and staggered from the kitchen to the living room. He paused staring at the television where home movies played on the dvd player. The screen showed a vision of beauty...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Jan 24

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    This is actually true,

    but I wrote it as to improve my English skill for This is not my mother tongue (it is Portuguese). So this rather frighting story might have happened to me due to my enormous curiosity. It is up to you to decide if this is actually a crazy thing or just isn't something to make...
    vichugo444 vichugo444 18-21, M Feb 22

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    A moment in time The man looked at his

    watch in irritation. His flight had been delayed; it seemed the story of his life. Looking at the large board listing flights and gates, he found his connection and gate number. Consulting the nearby map he felt a rising sense of disgust of course gate D3 was at the opposite...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Mar 5

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    Chicken asked Bird what it is like to fly.

    Bird replied '' the best feeling ever''. Chicken then asked Bird if he could try, and Bird lent Chicken its wings. Chicken took to the sky and never looked back getting ever higher. The end.
    WinterSunShine WinterSunShine 18-21, M Mar 12

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    Another douche comes out of his bag.

    True story Ex: Guess what. You didn't seriously talk to me about that once. The entirety of our relationship was lonely for me. You are not my intellectual equal. I'm just humoring you now out of spite. Me: I talked to you about it a ton and I gave a million hints that that's...
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Remember Me

    When I had a day off work,I liked to visit quiet places in the town where I lived,tucked away from the bustle and the noise. One of these places was a well known cemetery,well known for its very elaborate monuments to the Dead. One such monument had cost the man who had built it...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 5 Responses Apr 29, 2013

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    ALICIA.I was late catching the bus,

    as usual having left things to the last minute.I just caught the bus as the driver was closing the doors.The bus was full,only a place remained at the back next to an overdressed woman who did not look too friendly.Just my luck I thought but it could have been worse.In Yugoslavia...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 6 Responses Feb 14

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    It was late at night,

    a fall night. Cold, like the kiss of death I have now grown accustomed to. The leaves rustled, ever so faintly, given but a brief moment of life by that cold wind. Those dry leaves, excited by lies. The sky was cloudy, but the moon prevailed through the veil of night; it was yet...
    WilliamLestat WilliamLestat 18-21, M Mar 22

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    I had always wondered

    why he would never touch me. He says he loves me and wants to be with me, but he never so much as kissed me. Every night we slept in the same bed, we slept in each other's arms knowing it was the only safe place we had left. But even then, he would only whisper sweet words of...
    DarkCelestriaRose DarkCelestriaRose 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    The Legend Of Lushiro (Part One)

    The wind would flow outwards flowing over his prominent blondish gold spiky hair with long bangs that recede down his face, his eyes reflecting off the brightness of the sun glimmering it's pool of cold blue. The dark gray cape he wore flapped against the ferocity of the wind...
    Lushiro Lushiro 18-21, M 6 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    My first fictional story.

    I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did writing it.                                            The Jacket It was in the middle of November. Winter was coming quickly. Leaves had finished falling, and now blew along the dry sidewalk, brown and...
    LaurenJFisher LaurenJFisher 22-25 2 Responses Jan 3, 2014

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    The Night She Came Back

    Standing there naked, he shut off the hot tap. The thought of a hot bath made him feel content. The realities of life would return but for now he would just soak and dream in his steam filled bathroom.The bubbles engulfed him as he lay down. Taking a sip of scotch from his...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 9, 2011

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    Our New Neighbours.

    When the old man next door passed away in a nursing home,his son who had inherited his house soon renovated it and then sold it. The old man had been living in near squalor for quite a while,lots of items needed replacing in the house,but the son told his father he could not...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 12 Responses Jun 2, 2013

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    A Reprieve.

    The man living next door to Donna was the neighbour from hell! He was a squat, bald headed little man,top heavy in the shoulders,persistantly belligerent,you could sense the anger in his walk,his stance. Donna, being a single woman living alone made her the perfect target. He...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 6 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    You never know who is in the car next to you.

    Sometimes you can try to guess their lifestyle choices, like are they married? Do they have children? What's their job? You can sometimes guess by their cars whether they have money or don't. But what you can't guess by someone's car, or over all appearance is if they know you...
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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