14 votes   81 readings 5 min
The Autumn breeze outside had captured my complete attention and steered me away from my responsibilities. The Fall smell consumed me. Its earthy fragrance reminded me of burning wood and pumpkin [+]

0 vote   7 readings 1 min
Sometimes the woods are beautiful.When finches perch in the silent canopy.When red-orange leaves flutter down around me.When the ice coats the branches sparkles with filtered light.When it [+]

0 vote   5 readings 1 min
The schoolmaster stayed too late tonight;The crescent moon has taken flight.He walks ahead with cloak clutched tight,Though home is far and out of sight.Amidst the trees he does not [+]

1 vote   18 readings 1 min
I walked into the woods once on a chilled October day. Wandered through the fallen leaves, crooked branches, mumbling stream, up over hills of rocks and roots and found a clearing there [+]

1 vote   12 readings 5 min
I used to wonder why anyone would walk through the Disappearing Woods. What would happen to you was right there in the name. Yet, no amount of "DANGER" or "KEEP OUT" signs seemed to stop people from [+]

3 votes   36 readings 3 min
Note to the Reader: This is best read in a woodland (or a least near a tree).They say there's magic in the woods. Who are "they"? No one remembers anymore. They faded into anonymity long ago [+]

1 vote   16 readings 5 min
Dani liked to hike. She especially liked to hike in weather that deterred other hikers. She sought out the wind, rain, and snow with the same vigor softer people did sixty-five degrees and sunny. So [+]

3 votes   42 readings 1 min
This unbearable fog makes home onto the lens of my glasses and I can feel my perspiration dripping down my chest. Oh god, I really hope that's my sweat and not the spindly fingers of an unknown [+]

1 vote   27 readings 3 min
We left for a weekend to get away from the constant, heavy cloud of stress that seemed to surround our college campus. It set in from the first day of classes, and hung there, unmoving ever since. Ou [+]

21 votes   142 readings 1 min
Into the valley we go,Short of breathAnd weary-eyed,Into the woods unknown,Heads are spinning,Hearts are reeling,As we journey,Into the woods alone,Darkness aheadAnd [+]