Romance Stories

Experience love, lust, heartbreak, and happy endings with romance reads.

Poetry
Ellysa Greenhalgh

Time to say goodbye.

Time to say goodbye – Poem by Ellysa Greenhalgh. He stands up against the bar, his glass of scotch & ice lifted to his lips

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Love
Devyn Beal

On That Fateful Day

A poem about soulmates On that fateful day Searching the shadows I cannot wait to see you In your shining hue beaming like a floodlight

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Adventures
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Six – The Assessments (P-4)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Four Torren’s eyes narrowed. He

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autumn
Amy Christie

Velvet Hope

Autumn love, a season of gold A time of change as stories unfold The leaves turn red; the winds do howl As love blooms, like

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#Graduation
David Rodeback

Wildfire (a short story)

Getting to Maylee’s going-away party at all was a thing. My cousin Jaxson and I took a state highway into the country and turned onto

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Seven – The First Decisions (P-3)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue:  http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Three Nya stood next

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Loner
Victoria Mineva

When do I see you again?

Valery was on a walk. She hated crowded places. That was the reason why she usually went out into the night. The streets were empty

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Brush the scars away.

Watching you brush out your knots From your long beautiful hair that I love to run my fingers through Starts me thinking wouldn’t it be

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DEDICATED TO LINDA DUDLEY IKARD
Walker Ikard

WHEN YOU WALK BY

When you walk by, you’ve got the look of love in your eyes. I’ve got a clear blue sky. I love you girl. You’re my

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Three – The First Steps (P-3)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Cover Credit- Myself) Part Three ———- Nya suddenly awoke, still

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The Compulsion

That summer Tova spent more time out of the house, because when autumn came around she would be moving to Stockholm and university. She walked

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter One – The Secret (P-3)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Cover Credit- Myself) Part Three It was nearly midnight when

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Poetry
Pd Mason

Moth to a flame

  Thought it was really over so many times before. But it wasnt ever really over, We always came back for more. after so many

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friendship
John Wimsatt

The Boat By The Lake

There is a beautiful boat by the lake anchored to the dock. This boat is very majestic in all its splendor and color. The name

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Safe with me.

The moment you gave in I felt your love crashing into me The way it made me feel inside The only word is ecstasy The

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intrigue
Bernadette O'Leary-Malcolm

The Many Lives of Mita (Part I)

It all begins normally… like a whisper. *** Book 1 in the Scottish Limelight and Love series. ***   When one’s life includes a secret

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Mystic Heart

Elayna’s tawny nose was buried in her enchanca, her mismatched green and gold eyes locked on the map of Myst Academy’s ancient halls. Classes would

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Driving Home for Christmas

When Vincent first saw the girl he thought he was imagining her. It was his first term living on his own after finishing uni. He’d

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attraction
Tanya Hall

Blue Halcyon Days

Standing under a shimmering lampshade, Greg wasn’t sure this was a good idea. “It’s full of antioxidants and other vitamins. You know, all the good

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S Chapter Three – The First Steps (P-1)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Cover Credit- Myself) Part One Nya felt dizzy, as though

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A Garter Snake and a Python

“Have you thought about herpetology?” the academic advisor said, looking at his reflection in sunglasses. If he shifted his gaze a little, he’d be looking

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bacon
Donald J. Bingle

Buzz on the Street

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“G’night, boss,” called out Gretchen as she used one liver-spotted hand to snatch up the cane hanging off the edge of her desk. She slung

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Accidental

Amy wanted to go on this skiing trip. She really did. So why? Why was she cursed with bad luck? “Amy?” Sandy asked, slowing to

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Five – The Procedures (P-3)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Credit- Myself) Part Three Rin was still in the Lab

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authors
Andrey Lukyanov

Meet Moi

I’ve borrowed some money from people with no intention of paying it back. Fuck ’em, the whole thing would resolve by itself eventually or at

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Ten – The First of Many (P-4)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Four After more than

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Boy
Melissa Powers

Love in Limbo: Part 1

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( 1 Reviews )

Mary has been trapped in this dark moonlit cemetery for an undetermined amount of time. She had been free of this place once, living among

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Eight – The Cryo-Dreams Begin (P-5)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Five Before she knew

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gaming
Victoria Mineva

So this is

So this is what the breakup looks like – Valery said sadly. – Yes, my dear friend, it always hurt before the new roads- said

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nonet
TzeLin Sam

We Had Each Other

A Nonet — We were teenagers when we first met, He came up to me and said “Hi”. I was drawn into his world, Charmed

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#Halloween
Charlotte Rodricks

Halloween Betrothal

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( 1 Reviews )

It hit the floor with a thud. She watched in horror as the pumpkin basket bounced merrily off the floor of the patio scattering her

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TzeLin Sam

Ghosted 

A Six Word Story “User not found”. I fall apart. ——— Author’s note : Have you ever had the experience of being ghosted? Or perhaps

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Deception
This Life's Illusions

Mannequin

For how long do we stand mesmerised by the beguiling designs draped artistically in the shop windows? Perhaps we should not linger for too long!

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Shy
Tim McDaniel

A Little Green

 “You coming too, Fornes?” That was Ramsey. “Yeah, yeah. I’ll be right there.” Fornes shuffled the papers on his desk, not looking up at the

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Nine – The Hints of Burning Memories (P-6)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Six Nya’s foot did

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Poetry
Glenn Stok

The Spirit of Love (Video)

Copyright © 2019, Glenn Stok Originally published on Medium on Oct 26, 2019 Leave a Reviewfeature0 Pros (optional) Type new or select existing pros Cons

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consequence
Melissa Powers

Love In Limbo: Part 4

Mary runs to the old chipped white bench in front of Pvt. Greene’s grave and plops down. She feels the tears streaming down her cheeks

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Nine – The Hints of Burning Memories (P-5)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Five Nya’s alarm clock

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Love
TzeLin Sam

The Most Beautiful Game

A Poem (Nonet) They call it the most beautiful game And we were there to witness it. The Blue against the Orange, A surprising result

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S – Saving One Soul (Prologue)

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( 1 Reviews )

(Photo Cover Credit- Myself) Prologue “Aaron Claviss White,” read the familiar writing across the inner cover of the small journal Nya White clutched in her

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AI
Natalya Monyok

The Reenactment

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( 1 Reviews )

The nature of the universe was subjective, entirely dependent upon the perspective of each individual who experienced it. If a sentient being lived and grew

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falling

I think summers should come every five years. I need to live in the diamond snowbank of your smile and scorch every blue dawn gaze into

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The Tube

There is a folk tale that all people are tied to their destined husband or wife by a red string that no-one can see. I

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter One – The Secret (P-1)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue:  http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/  ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Cover Credit- Myself) Part One Nya sat perfectly still, staring

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Character introduction
Jennifer Nieto

Soy Luna

Hola. Soy Luna… well… Luna Ureña Noches. A name mi mamá gave me with some thought, but not with the full realization of how well

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Crime
Andrey Lukyanov

Laid Back

The light from the lamp shade was turning everything under its grip into a shadow silhouette on the wall of this room with the curtains

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Walker Ikard

THINKING ABOUT YOU

When you first left me, I thought we were really through. But darling, I didn’t know I’d cry a river over you. There is not

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crossdressing
Christina Nordlander

Glitter

When I moved out, I bought nail polish for the first time. Almost an entire row of little glass bottles: frosted, sparkling, pearlescent. Lipstick in

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Ten – The First of Many (P-3)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Three Everyone looked around

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time travel
Paul Levinson

Slipping Time

I slipped on the wet pavement. I got to my feet and soon discovered it was five hours earlier. This was not the first time

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life challenges
John Wimsatt

Forever Together

You and I are forever together like two birds in flight and the wind guiding our path together. The fish swim in the ocean together

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40s girl
Melissa Powers

Collide: Part 1 

May Bell Lee walks down the country road, wearing her favorite floral dress and heels. The boys are back from the front and her friend

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#connection
Melissa Powers

Love in Limbo: Part 2

Mary weaves her way through the gravestones in the cemetery, the moonlight illuminating her way. She hates that the only sound that can be heard

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Butterfly Wings

Nothing moves save for a butterfly, A whisper at the tip of its wings, Breaking the stillness of the night. Clouds part for the moonlight

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WHEN SOMEONE IN LIFE LEAVES YOU!
Walker Ikard

WHY DID YOU HAVE TO LEAVE?

I picked a lovely flower for you today. I placed a red rose on your grave. I thought of memories of a life spent together.

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Love
Tim McDaniel

Spill

 “And now, with your up-to-the-minute traffic reports, as always, here’s Knock-Knock Nick in the KXEF chopper. Nick?” “Thanks, Mark. I’m here over I-92, and boy

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beast
Bernadette O'Leary-Malcolm

Of Beastly Beauty(Part IV)

The story you only thought you knew. The Journey Continues Evil sorcerers, Rolan and Lucia Blackheart, kidnapped a wee babe and raised her as their

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monsters
Bernadette O'Leary-Malcolm

The Many Deaths of Mita (Part I)

Into the Unknown… With a Bang Lessons, Reality, and Comeuppance “There is only one act that rivals and defeats the peril found within the most

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ache
Melissa Powers

Love in Limbo: Part 3

Mary feels his gaze heavy on her, as her eyes remain firmly to the ground. She isn’t certain how to move forward with this conversation,

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alternate realities
Donald J. Bingle

For Every Time, A Season

The first sign was the tall grass receding into the soil. A few weeks later, the grass was entirely gone and a rich layer of

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attraction
Tanya Hall

The Greatest Gig

Andrew tapped a button on his synth allowing the long bass notes to shudder down his spine. Shifting from one leg to another in a

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Vision’s Prisoner

Whither go ye, nameless wizards, with robes out-reddening the sunset gleam? – We fare to find the jars of Solomon and liberate the imprisoned genii.

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Nine – The Hints of Burning Memories (P-7)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Seven Torren set the

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Love
Devyn Beal

Table For One

A Poem About Moving On Last week I made a wish on you Tried my best to make it come true Saw 11:11 for 3

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter One – The Secret (P-2)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Credit- Myself) Part Two The man patiently waited for the

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angel
Amy Christie

Lavender Angel

In fields of lavender, where the sun glows A purple angel descended, her wings did show Her robes were flowing like a river’s stream And

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dance
Andrey Lukyanov

Motion Happens

Raindrops, sliding off the windshield of the bus that’s tearing through the road in a damp summer air at 90 mph, looked like spermatozoa under

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Cherish
Victoria Mineva

No meeting

I loved you long before I met you But in the end, it seems we never meet I was amazed by your soul that strengthens

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Four – The Punishment (P-2)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Credit- Myself) Part Two “Ah, Commander Egress.” Nehemiah White turned

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#she
Kawthar al-asadi

To Love 

She is the sunshine to my darkness She is the end to my beginning She is the medicine to my disease She is the journey

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Dare
Victoria Mineva

It reminds me

I wonder if I did it right Leaving the old home of mine That I built  together in the light Of past emotions undercovered Between

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Storm Of Grief 

The affliction suffered has decayed the body Taking within, killing the inside slowly Once a warrior, now unable to stand Tightly holding on to dignity

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Merger and Marriage

A BrandLand story * InfoCiti Tower was a flat glass sheet reaching from the sky to the ground, a grid of mint green lights against

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altered life
Melissa Powers

Memories of a Past Love

I zero in on him as soon as he walks through the café door. I am fifteen again standing in the corner with a steadfast

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Five – The Procedures (P-2)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Credit- Myself) Part Two The man felt as though he

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