0   14 readings 1 min

In Between

Lauren, ago

Where do I fit in ?
1- 6 leaving 1 to the side, holding
1 or 2 accountable to make a ... [+]

Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Poetry
25   149 readings 1 min
They made my street one-way today
It’s messing with my mood.
The phone can’t find its ... [+]

Finalist - Jury Selection
Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Poetry
0   11 readings 1 min
12:43 pm, a simmering August afternoon
Another perfect day, on your perfect block

... [+]

Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Poetry
0   2 readings 1 min

Transfiguration

Jin, ago

Strangling paths
Dewey air breaths
To the breaking grounds
With unearthly sounds
... [+]

Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Poetry
2   9 readings 1 min
A world so quiet
One could hear a pin drop
The sounds of the Earth
So loud before, ... [+]

Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Poetry
0   2 readings 1 min
The waves begin to crash down on me
I start drowning
One by one they come
I can’t ... [+]

Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Poetry
11   37 readings 1 min

Urban Symphony

Cleo, ago

It starts with a missed beat;
A percussive cue lost in the cacophony of city-
scape ... [+]

Finalist - Jury Selection
Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Poetry
7   84 readings 5 min
“Are we there yet?”


“Not yet, dear.” I responded, “Just a few more minutes, okay?”


“Okay!”


The day started off like any other day, the sun was shining... [+]

Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Short Story
0   2 readings 5 min

Seeds

Davi, ago

“This is a tale about how all things end, the story given by his ladyship who will watch us go. It is an epic on the reunion bathed in extinction and consummated by sorrow. So make your beds, and ... [+]

Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Short Story
0   1 readings 1 min

Wall

Jen, ago

Muscles tensed. Eyes slitted and glaring, although with hatred or fear it is difficult to know. Spittle flying along with invectives.

I am a wall. I am a wall. I am a wall.

I am... [+]

Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Short Story
0   7 readings 5 min
Jerome's after-school routine was simple, efficient, and mechanical. As soon as he stepped off the bus, he was already unzipping his coat so that he could slip out of it by the time he reached the ... [+]

Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Short Story
1   10 readings 3 min
The attic was a mess. Piles and piles of rusted knick-knacks, worn-out books, and moth-ridden clothing took up the majority of the cramped room, leaving only a small path from the ladder to the ... [+]

Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Short Story
0   3 readings 1 min

Invitation

blueWish, ago

go on
sink your claws—
long, curving,
yellowy-
white
crescent moons,
... [+]

Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Poetry
0   3 readings 5 min
Just around sundown, Tina burst into Justin’s apartment and informed him that he needed to stop whatever he was doing because something big had just come up. Startled, Justin set down his cereal... [+]

Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Short Story
2   11 readings 1 min

Memories

SKJ, ago

She plays in the garden, arms outstretched,
Feeling the wind blow her pigtails,
In the ... [+]

Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Poetry
0   3 readings 1 min

Only Listens

Soul, ago

You slump
in one of the chairs
up by the altar

looking out
at the empty ... [+]

Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Poetry
0   0 readings 3 min
Slipping on your rain boots for the first time, they’re heavier than you remember; it makes you wonder, how will you get through the day? You knew it wouldn’t be easy, what with the first downpour... [+]

Short Fiction Contest 2019 - Short Story