Short Stories featuring Living

Here are the top short stories, fanfiction, poetry, and posts about Living on Commaful, including topics like "body", "love", and more. Click here to sign up for more stories about Living.

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no returns

A spoken word poem and the one I can see myself performing most in the future. About how wonderful human bodies are and how long it takes us to love them. Thank you <3

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genesis

oof i'm still alive 0.0

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i loved the world so i married it

Poem based off José Olivarez's poem of the same name (and an aunt's winter wedding. The onion ring is a true story :P) Just me messing around for 5 minutes to cure boredom :)) Thank you <3

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mornings are the worst

A poem inspired by my own mental health, which I wrote when I was feeling low, but I hope you find some comfort in this. Thank you <3 (I'll also link some songs in the comments ^^)

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manhandle

A short poem about idk what really but it's a free-write, thank you, good morning/evening/night <3

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you wear my face

"To search past the gaps in my bones." A poem about strength and femininity. Thank you for reading. <3 (Listened to Halsey's 'Still Learning' while writing.)

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leader

A short three-line poem on what it means to be a leader to me. (Trying short poems to slowly get back to posting on here <3) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/poemsbyiqra/ Twitter: https://twitte...

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from the chest

"All you had sinking to the ocean floor." A poem about bodies and imperfections. Thank you for reading <3

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kaylynn Commaful Star Awkward writer girl

My Year

9 moments that sum up 2019.

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living is close to dying

A poem about living. Thank you for reading xxx

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unfinished

A poem on unfinished things and lost potential, thank you for reading <3

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to the one who knows me most

"Past swallowing the sun" A poem about the lowest of times. Thank you for reading <3 (TW: depression)

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voyage

A short spoken word poem about new beginnings, adventure and learning to live fully. Thank you for reading <3

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the f it poem

Introducing a waffle poem! I just write down the first thing that comes to mind about a topic and don't bother editing it so it might not make sense. 0.0 About mental health and giving yourself time. ...

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blueberry_juice Gifted Writer back from my hiatus!!

return to me

just return to me now.

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I'm not Mine

Lately it's been even harder to tell If living is better than heaven or hell

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marius
marius Gifted Writer Off-grid poet

Nature Of It

Thoughts during my evening walk with my dog. The photo taken as these thoughts were being formed.

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slow summers

"Will you be the first to stay?" A poem about BLM and keeping safe with your mental health. Thank you for reading! <3 #blacklivesmatter

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tourist

A poem about humanity, inspired by a humanitarian crisis. Thank you for reading and please check the links in the comments! <3

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hope for the living

"Counting the seconds until they reach the horizon" A poem about the phenomenon of life and its meaning. Thank you <3

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