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Literary Spotlight

what to do when the trauma piles up
by AtlasWut in Poetry » General


dedicated to the mother i never had
by chikara in Poetry » General


10 Reasons why it ended that way
by stygianmoon17 in Poetry » Realistic


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by AtlasWut in Poetry » Romantic


The Quest for Fire - Into the Mists - Chapter 6
by felistia in Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure


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  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    America the Land of the Free

    This is an excellent poem! I could see this in a book of folk poems. I love the tie in of the hammer and sycle as a way to symbolize ...

    BlueGlow
    BlueGlow - 5 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, Health
    Gone

    Good lord this story was incredibly well written and emotional. The ending was a shock and that was a fantastic way to leave an impression. Shock value. I think many ...

    BlueGlow
    BlueGlow - 10 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Into the Saeverse [OOC]

    I love that plan, @TheMythMaster! That's usually how my characters sneak into places, so I definitely approve. Feel free to get your post up whenever you're free! @HarryHardy, actual Susie ...

    Magebird
    Magebird - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Romantic, General
    Falling in Tachycardia

    Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening/Night(whichever one it is in your part of the world), Hi! I'm here to leave a quick review!!! First Impression : Well...this was a really sweet little story. Its ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 3 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    College in New Rome DT

    Soo....who's going next?

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Horror, Literature
    Him

    Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening/Night(whichever one it is in your part of the world), Hi! I'm here to leave a quick review!!! First Impression : Well...this was quite a powerful little story here...you

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 4 hours ago

  • Poetry » General, General
    My shoes

    Ummm it's been a while but yea....so just bare with me

    BrokenHeartsAri
    BrokenHeartsAri - 5 hours ago
    12+

  • Reviews » Short Story » Humor, Dramatic
    Vladimir, the boy with six fingers

    Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening/Night(whichever one it is in your part of the world), Hi! I'm here to leave a quick review!! First Impression : Well...this was quite a fun little story. I ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 6 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, Health
    Gone

    Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening/Night(whichever one it is in your part of the world), Hi! I'm here to leave a quick review!! First Impression : Well...that ended badly...oh well...quite a depressing st

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 7 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    I tipped my cup of coffee

    First of all, lemme just say I love your formatting! It looks SOO COOL!! I've heard of poets that paint pictures with their words, but your poem is like a ...

    NivedaJames22
    NivedaJames22 - 8 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Humor
    The Many Gifts of Malia--Part 24: "The Announcement"

    In which Charax and Malia have some fun

    dragonfphoenix
    dragonfphoenix - 8 hours ago
    16+ Language

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, Health
    Gone

    Oh, wow. A story of loss from the perspective of a mother isn't something I see too often. It's also uncommon to have a short story with suicidal themes that ...

    blueca
    blueca - 9 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    An Unexpected Time {DT}

    OK!!!!!!!!!

    soundofmind
    soundofmind - 9 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Feudal: Revamped [DT]

    Okay so, I kinda been hangin by a thread in terms of creative endurance, and I think I’m gonna hav to drop out of this sb :( I don't know ...

    soundofmind
    soundofmind - 10 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Other, Other
    key smashes are emotional

    Hiya Ashlyn here for a review ramp in randomness!! Before I dive into it though please know that this review randomness is not intended to offend you or make your ...

    AshlynPhoenix
    AshlynPhoenix - 10 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    Passover

    Hey there, mordax here with a review! So the title, Passover, as I know is a Jewish holiday (I think?) but I am not well educated on it and thus ...

    mordax
    mordax - 10 hours ago


I lingered round them, under that benign sky: watched the moths fluttering among the heath and harebells, listened to the soft wind breathing through the grass, and wondered how any one could ever imagine unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth.
— Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights