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By Rose Burg
Marilee finds the body of a girl in her town floating on the surface of the ocean water in the early hours of the morning. She calls it in and carries on with her life, but the girl keeps turning up. At first she just sees her on the edge of the street, but what will that lead to?
By Tucker Haase
My entry to OnTheSpot's "Elemental" contest. I'll update this when the results are up. A story about a junkie.
By Jennifer Brighton
The tide is rising...
Poetry | Updated Aug 20, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
By Bella Dicaprio
My eyes become seashells. My hair becomes kelp. My body dissolves into damp sand as I throw myself into the ocean. I am at one with the calm beneath the cerulean depths. My eyes are open; I can see everything clearly. There is no air but my lungs feel satisfied. I am peaceful. All is serenely still.
A review of the most devious way a patient would try to pass a urine drug screen and how to prevent it.
Title could change. Three days before graduation, men kidnap a girl at her school. When she wakes up, they lie to her. She ends up staying in an orphanage with other kids, whom she finds out later are just like her, and they are later taken to another area for "testing." On the way she learns...
Whenever the sudden death of a classmate rocks a college campus, the narrator struggles with his feelings on the matter.
Short Story | Updated Aug 13, 2013 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Liam Strong
This poem is based off Ecclesiastes 1:7. And now, though I know I wrote the shadows as the Ten Thousand Travesties, and only three occur, do not be annoyed by me or the poem, because, as we are strong in God, the devil stands no ground against us. That's what I meant it to be like, but I'm not...
This is my entry for Rebecca1990's Phobia contest. My phobia was water. Hope you like it! :D
Short Story | Updated Aug 7, 2013 | Reads: 56 | Comments: 12 | Likes: 21
Americans mostly donâ€™t think about where their water comes from or where it goes. Thatâ€™s going to need to change, and the lessons from Seattle will be a place to start.
This is a story of a crew of treasure hunters which is attacked by a great big sea animal. The adventure begins when they find their friends on another ship and go on a treasure hunt. The fight an enormous battle with pirates, survive a storm and reach the island. But they didn't know what the...
By Ac Anderson
A typical day on any beach surrounding Lake Winnipesaukee, located in central New Hampshire.
By Amy I Hughes
A sonnet for my ex partner.
Poetry | Updated Jul 28, 2013 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
My Nightly Routine.
Poetry | Updated Jul 16, 2013 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
This is a memory, taken from the pages of Merlinâ€™s diary. Where she wrote the entire thing which happened back in mid summer in June, 1999. The exceptional beauty of the beach and the strange thing that she and Nelly encountered and which she still experiences it though the years have...
Short Story | Updated Jul 3, 2013 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 5 | Likes: 11