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Victorias Peace

By Victoriaspeace  (booksie.com)

Imagine Huckleberry Finn, sold and subsequently adopted at birth through an underground market, waking up in an urban world of wealth, a dysfunctional family, ROTC prep schools and trussed in a stubborn and unforgiving religion. Add to this an illicit love story, a mystery to resolve, a...

Book | Updated Dec 11, 2014 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fiction,Coming,Of,Age,Cult,Religion,Beliefs,Parenting,Freedom

lisa_sharpe

What Freedom Means To Me

By Lisa Sharpe  (booksie.com)

This poem has won twice in the Book of Anthologies for 2013 and 2014 on their top 100 poems of the year list. I performed this on stage @ the georgia World conference center where i met Professor Griff. It is your Black History Month piece. Enjoy!

Poetry | Updated Dec 4, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Freedom,Slave,Emmittill,Saints,Man,Stand,Marcus,Garvey,Liberty,Ancestors,Black,History,Trayvonmartin,Michaelbrown,Protest

samst

The Hallowed Mountains

By Samst  (booksie.com)

It’s the year 2027. In Los Angeles, twenty-one-year-old Gemini Graham – daughter of the legendary Liam & Ceridwen Graham – has led The Resistance for the past five years; following her murdered parents footsteps closer than she knows. It was Gemini’s parents, after...

Novel | Updated Nov 27, 2014 | Reads: 32 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Science,Fiction,Action,Sexy,Women,Guns,Violence,Mystery,Detective,Organized,Crime,Mafia,Conspiracy,Theories,Satanic,Dystopia,Totalitarianism,Future,Love,Friendship

Open The Gates Of Hell

By Wekizator  (booksie.com)

Poem of support to all the protestors in Ferguson!Enjoy!

Poetry | Updated Nov 26, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Ferguson,Freedom,Anarchy,Justice

A Place Of My Own :)

By Vampire Slayer  (booksie.com)

this is a poem I wrote back in high school, when I was about 17

Poetry | Updated Nov 25, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Faith,Hope,Freedom,Dreaming,Hurt,Sad,Alone,Lost,Courage

I Feel So Alive

By Vampire Slayer  (booksie.com)

this is a poem that describes the true feeling and emotion of being in love

Poetry | Updated Nov 16, 2014 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 1
Tags: Love,Soul,Pain,Saviour,Hope,Alive,Freedom,Romance,Alone,Faith

Goodbye Soldier

By Trickster  (booksie.com)

Goodbye Soldier is a telling of how little time there is to cherish all of the beautiful moments together. It is a telling of brief reunitement and an all too soon departure.

Poetry | Updated Nov 14, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Moving,Time,Love,Loss,Soldier,Goodbye,Sweethearts,Freedom,Lovely,Losing,You,Him,Her,I,Second,Counting,Timelessness,Poetry,Fiction

Simple Freedom

By Trickster  (booksie.com)

Freedom is a poem based on the restraints placed upon us in society nowadays. Our thoughts are often "monitored" or altered, and our words are restrained even though we believe in "freedom of speech".

Poetry | Updated Nov 14, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Freedom,Love,Liberty,Shackles,Restraint,Restrained,Violence,Society,Sadness,Spiritual

rjohnson

Our Veterans

By Rjohnson  (booksie.com)

Dedicated to all of the USA Veterans on Veterans Day.

Poetry | Updated Nov 11, 2014 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Bravery,Freedom,Usa,Veterans

Effective And Humane Lethal Injection Protocol

By Michaels76  (booksie.com)

The con's of the current three drug protocol used in lethal injection and the pro's of using a unique humane two drug method that would ensure a painless and ultimately humane way to administer the death sentence. My view is from systematic empirical data and research regarding my proposed two...

Article | Updated Nov 10, 2014 | Reads: 46 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Lethal,Injection,State,Law,Constitution,Sodium,Thiopental,Pancuronium,Bromide,Emt,Euthanasia,Potassium,Chloride,Potentially,Suffocating,Drug,Pentobarbital,Injected,Anesthetize

HELP END A PART OF THE RACIAL CANCER STILL INFLICTING OUR GREAT NATION

By Michaels76  (booksie.com)

This is a short story or essay I wrote about the ever present racism that is still spread like cancer throughout the United States. I have started a movement to end one tendril of this cancer by referring to African Americans as Blacks, simply because they are just as American as I am, a...

Short Story | Updated Nov 10, 2014 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: African,American,Black,Caucasian,Change,Racism,Constitution,Citizenship,Citizen,Africa,Race,Origin,Earth,Childhood,Man,Mankind,Slavery,Declaration,Of

Racism A Personal Perspective

By Michaels76  (booksie.com)

An essay about my personal experiences with racism. The use of African American as a designator of race and not point of origin. The fact that we are essentially all Africans, having all originated from Africa. How we should abandon African American as a designation of race for Black people,...

Essay | Updated Nov 10, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: President,Obama,Racism,Black,Earth,Race,Origin,Childhood,Man,Mankind,Slavery,Constitution,Declaration,Of,Independence,Abraham,Lincoln,Youth,Grandfather

michaels76

Me, Myself And I

By Michaels76  (booksie.com)

This is a short summary of who I am and what I believe in so that those who read my short stories, essays or articles will know more about the man behind the words.

Short Story | Updated Nov 10, 2014 | Reads: 74 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Michael,Dale,Sipes,Jr.,Open,Minded,Freedom,United,States,Army,Service,Country,Duty,Oath,Faith,Learn,Death,Life,Ideas

kashami

Not Me

By Kashami  (booksie.com)

the poem is about self realization and differentiating what has been thought from what is true.

Poetry | Updated Nov 9, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Self,Discovery,Deceit,Indoctrination,Freedom

Til We're Dead

By Fuszwestsoccer11  (booksie.com)

I apologize for the title; it doesn't reflect the story well at all, but until I can come up with something more creative-that's all I've got. Ok here's the summary: Taken from their homes as young children, Hassanna and Tyberious find themselves embroiled in one of the largest gladiator...

Novel | Updated Nov 5, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Gladiators,Fighting,War,Slaves,Language,Barrier,Teamwork,Skill,Champion,Freedom

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