Stories tagged “REAL LIFE”

  • Needs mustn't...

    Story is marked as mature

    Posted 3 years ago
  • Misplaced Trust

    I'm edging closer daily to despair

    From which, I doubt I ever can escape.

    I brood on all the times I wasn't there

    When he was suffering cruelty and rape


    I'd never known, 'til later, how unfair

    His lover's treatment was--how mean, how vicious.

    My friend …

    Posted 5 years ago
  • False Shelter

    A hermit crab's a humble, helpless creature

    That borrows others' armor as it grows

    It's fragile, having no protective feature,

    And makes an easy victim, as it knows.


    And worse than that, this poor, vulnerable chap

    At times, in moments desperate and scar…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Moving In

    My new apartment felt like it was part of my old neighborhood. The details differed, of course. A Mexi-mart instead of a 7-11 on the corner. Out front, Carson Street stretched out instead of Fallon Street. But sometimes new streets shared the same faces, …

    Posted 5 years ago