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Random First Lines:Not many know the history of a building and the effects it took in becoming the beauty it is now. We are quick to admire, but never take time to... » Read
Two brothers, alone after devastation, in the middle of the Iran-Iraq war. 1980. And they both need to survive.
When the white bird flies,
the sky catches on fire.
Then the fire bleeds to the village
and the village burns....
By Maha Al Fahim
We All Have a Voiceâ€ is an inspiring testament to the power of speaking the truth, of bringing meaning to suffering, and of discovering what truly matters in this life.
Amina, Mahaâ€™s mother, grew up in a Middle Eastern home where, from the time she was seven, she was responsible...
By Stars Ahead
A poem about one my favorite animes, Eden of the East
Poetry | Updated Nov 29, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Frenzee Da Rebel
"Go forth, light-armed and heavy-armed, and strive with your wealth and your lives in the way of Allah! That is best for you if ye but knew."
Nobel Qu'an (9:41)
She is a flower from the East.
Poetry | Updated Aug 6, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Devlin Brown
This is Philip Longmonâ€™s attempt to tell the tale of Jaqua Du Man. Heâ€™s prize was the silver screen. It goes some way to portray mankind in a positive light. But: it no way excuses this kind of soul. Nevertheless: as in the plot of Kung Fu; a just-off-the-boat African attempts...
This was my social studies homework so yeah. Laurenz always lived behind the Berlin Wall. He was always watched, always guarded, always on some form of lockdown. He could only imagine how wonderful his cousin's life is. That is until his father and brother take him for a wild ride that may last...
This story was inspired by the American show Gossip Girl (2007-2012) and it will forever be one of my favorites.
Sydney McHugh is the golden girl of the Upper East Side in New York City. Tonight, she is set to give up her innocence to her beloved and rich boyfriend, Grant Long. But when Grant...
We've all seen news items that show Israel as aggressor against helpless Palestinian Arabs. This seems very convincing, until you make an in depth study on the subject. My conclusion: Israel is not to be held responsible for the mess in the Middle East.
By Acey Eliza
The prelude to my new book
This piece is about my traumatic experience when I went for a visit to my country in the middle east. Nothing's really been the same since then. A lot of people hate on Arabs because they generalize that we are all terrorists. We are NOT. I honestly don't care if it sounds more like a story than...
The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate analysis of the modernization processes of Afghanistan under the ruling of Amanullah Khan and that of France under the ruling of King Louis XIV; applying theories to compare and understand the accomplishments and failures resulting from the...
By Shaktima Brien
Angelina, the author's alter ego, embarks a creative journey through men, art, books, Zen, Tantra, Psyche, and Goddess medicine,
Executive by day, lover by night, Angelina hunts for men and business in hope of finding love and success. Convinced that she is more than a daughter, a lover or a...
A short poem on the everyday massacre in Gaza Strip Palestine