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

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    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.

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    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