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First Love

By Brownbear

True story of first romance, first love, and first heartbreak. Its a story just about everyone's been through, but that doesn't make the pain any less for each of us.

Essay | Updated Feb 19, 2015 | Reads: 81 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: romance, heartbreak, life, memoir, personal, essay, hurt, loss, love, sadness, true, pain, stories

The Girl I Never Knew

By Phillip Paul Pettigrew

For Jenny.

Essay | Updated Feb 18, 2015 | Reads: 38 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: girl, high, school, drowning, sadness

Hollerback

By Paris Terrace

A story of an almost missed opportunity to know my grandmother.

Essay | Updated Jan 23, 2015 | Reads: 61 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: memoir, feminism, grandmother

Update From New York City

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin

Copy of My Correspondence to a Family Member for My Public Record (and Personal Safety) Dear Ada, why do you think I am choosing a difficult path? I don't feel I have chosen any of my life, that I really am fighting for the right to live it at all, let alone in freedom without brutal coercion fr...

Essay | Updated Jan 20, 2015 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: personal, memoir, patricia, louise, mcgurk

The Creation Of Utsi-Rusi

By Utsyo

Find out how the Utsi-Rusi came into being...

Essay | Updated Jan 17, 2015 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: creation

11 Part 2

By clewis2002

The continuation or how I was abused, my life ruined in a few hours

Essay | Updated Dec 22, 2014 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: abuse, fear, true, story

How To Teach Hemingway

By jsv922

A few words on Ernest Hemingway

Essay | Updated Dec 22, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: hemingway, teaching, students, high, school

11 by clewis2002

11

By clewis2002

At 11 my life was ruined forever, by 3 people I will never know. I was 11.. and my safe place and childhood was stolen

Essay | Updated Dec 22, 2014 | Reads: 42 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: abuse, horror, true, story

Quake Hits Global Citizens by Abyskaria

Quake Hits Global Citizens

By Abyskaria

Yet this much devastation on the soil of Earth with one Quake. It may have shook one nation but has made what ultimately for reasons so much with life's scattered who does have lost every of their savings. I am here writing this article just an inquiry, who gains? If not, why this fact before us...

Essay | Updated Dec 16, 2014 | Reads: 81 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: japan, quake, 2011

Undisclosed Energy

By Mnicorata

This essay I wrote was personal but yet at the same time public. I believe everyone has their own creative energy reserve that if they just tap into it, anything is possible.

Essay | Updated Dec 5, 2014 | Reads: 38 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: personal, memoir, essay, spiritual, motivation

My Twin Sister Holly Didn't Live Too Long

By Molly Neville

I lived but Holly didn't and I don't know why but she died soon after we were born.

Essay | Updated Dec 4, 2014 | Reads: 51 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1

The Rose Garden - I Don't Mind

By msngo1

When Eva finally accepts that she is able to slip between centuries and see and talk to the inhabitants from hundreds of years ago, she soon finds herself falling for Daniel, a man who lived - and died - long before she herself was born.

Essay | Updated Nov 23, 2014 | Reads: 30 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

A Simple Yet Complex Philosophy

By Mnicorata

A journal entry I wrote a long time ago but I believe it holds some truth in my own personal philosophy of life, and it entails what I believe in thoroughly. When I go back and read it, it still holds with me as if I inspired my own self.

Essay | Updated Nov 7, 2014 | Reads: 37 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: personal, memoirs, philosophy, humanism, nature, life, liberty, happiness, hope

Tahiti, Timeless Paradise

By Embridge

I was about to make a life-changing journey from safe little New Zealand to meet the man of my dreams. This story relates the first step, a much looked forward-to, 3 day stopover in the magical isle of Tahiti. All did not quite go as I had imagined...

Essay | Updated Nov 5, 2014 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: tahiti, stopover, hut, hotel, te, puna, bel, air

Lonely And Overwhelmed

By h00tywh0

This is really not meant for other people to read. I needed to write this. Just a brief story of the mistakes and choices I have made over the last 7 years. If you want to read it feel free, but you probably will not finish it.

Essay | Updated Oct 30, 2014 | Reads: 92 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0


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