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By Laurie Nguyen
Fifteen-year-old Morgan Harley is nothing more than an empty shell, subject to timeâ€™s callousness.Â
A former domestic abuse victim, she is surrounded by adults and children, none of whom carry any genuine affection for her, and is entertained by a missing family sheâ€™d rather...
Is the menace real, or just in Amanda's mind? Amanda recalls her frightening adventures when she was in high school and up against something bigger and stranger than she had imagined. In the course of just over a month, she finds reserves and identity within her that she had never suspected.
Written for Domestic Violence Month
-- There's many stories out there. Too many voices held in, shut up behind bruises and false, sugary apologies. Domestic Violence can happen to anyone. No matter the gender, sexual orientation or social status.
This is one such story.
By James Scott
STORY CONTAINS EXTREME VIOLENCE and SENSITIVE SUBJECT MATTER!!!
I've touched many subjects as a writer. I've always tried to not write about the same thing twice. This can be challenging after a while, especially when you're number one rule is
A short story about a domestic relationship and how people can suffer and not realise what is happening to them. About dealing with insecurity.
Poem about tonight
By Tahir Hamid
In poverty, there are times when people become overwhelmed with frustration especially when there are many mouths to feed. If you are illiterate and poor, it may mean pushing your children into various forms of labor at a very young age. Will Amanat educate them or will he continue to push them...
An extremely short story that still enables the feelings of confusing love and hatred. Drake is a deeply confused man who takes out his imperfections on others, not being able to see that Crow's feet are beautiful.
Sometimes charming, sometimes raw, this is a collection of poetry from a woman who has been diagnosed with manic-depression. She takes us on an unexpected journey from the dreams of a little girl, to the abuse victim, to the ultimate survivor in spite of her trials. She speaks frequently of the...
By Martha Nesbitt
Bad Blood is the verbal confrontation between two brothers in law .Barry and Michael.
By Emerald Skye
When you hear Domestic Violence, who do you think of? A woman? A man? A child?
Everyone has a voice. Everyone should have a chance at having it heard. Domestic violence is not a 'Woman' thing. I can happen to anyone. Man, woman, gay, straight, bi, trans. Be strong. There are people out there...
By Godfrey Green
A mysterious maid turns out to have a secret life.
Short Story | Updated Mar 29, 2015 | Reads: 195 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
The following essay was submitted to a blog addressing my opinion on domestic violence in the African American community.
In a fast paced world, Jamie Harbor shouldnâ€™t be surprised she works in racing. The only twist: instead of racing cars or horses, Jamie races whales. A proud trainer and competitor, Jamieâ€™s livelihood depends on her bond with her orca whale, Bayod. But after a botched race,...
Just a little something I wrote for an English class, based on my past experiences as a child.
Short Story | Updated Dec 20, 2014 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0