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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: 188 | 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: 17 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
For an English assignment, I had to write an essay on something I feel strongly about. I used my ideas on gender equality and applied them to the inequality in how men and women are portrayed in the situation of domestic violence.
This is a poem about domestic violence and what my own daughter went through and how she survived.
This was the poem I wrote for Young Writer's conflict themed competition, War of Words and it has been selected to be published in the corresponding anthology.
Poetry | Updated Dec 13, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Knowledge Vessel
My thoughts on a very pressing issue. Hope you enjoy
He watched her from a distance, clueless to her pain that she felt. She was too scared to notice anyone else, in fear of her boyfriend seeing her. Jasper wanted to just know her name, be close to her, just as friends would be okay, but he wanted to know...her. She never had a voice, not till...
It happens to you, and you don't know what to do. Should you tell? Or will it be a futile desire?