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Random First Lines:After reading In Cold Blood by Truman Capote, I wanted to try and write a murder scene - it includes a person who basically loses all sense of... » Read
One short summer was all it took for Amber Walker to fall for Blake James
By Iranwo Ewejobi
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah (2013) is a novel merging three continents and countries: Africa,America and Europe. The novel is a story of love between Ifemelu and Obinze, who both cross the huddles that time, distance, race, religion and education placed before them. Adichie satirizes...
Â I enjoy writing about my opinions about our society, take this as my personal account for these problems facing our american culture. Our dependency of the Internet, our pride, and our self image.
Essay | Updated Aug 15, 2013 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Keisha Gamman
twin poems about the decay of housing and transportation
28 year old Arturo Ramirez is deported from the United States and sent back to his homeland Milagro. To the Gringo tourist it is very beautiful country in both nature and culture, but to Arturo's eyes it is stained with greed, hypocrisy, and corruption. But maybe this time Arturo might climb out...
By Bernadette Greene
I am submitting the back cover info of my recently released book, available both as an e-book https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/128425
and in print on amazon.com
By Silver 84
Went to a steam show today with my Briggs and Stratton WM from the 1930's. I really enjoyed it, but it was bittersweet, because I know in our stupid society, all these beautiful things will be destroyed, blamed for global warming, which, as proven by many scientists, isn't actually happening, it...
By Tucker Haase
An unfinished story of pirates in search of the Queen Anne's Revenge, the famous ship sailed by the infamous Black Beard. Not sure when I'll get around to finishing it, but enjoy none-the-less.
By Isabelle Ambre
Having grown up in a muslim country (UAE), I find the racism toward muslims in America to be particularly harmful. This is the first part of three of my short story.
Short Story | Updated Jul 15, 2013 | Reads: 29 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
By Carol Frazee
Fifteen year-old, Elizabeth and her brother, Jacob, set out for the city to find work to help financially support their family after the crop failures of 1846 & 1847. As the shy, dutiful daughter, Elizabeth sees this as an ideal opportunity to become self-sufficient and to escape, with a bit of...
A lot of people have the wrong idea about Puerto Rico. Many (well, the ones who know a little about the story) think we want to be part of the Union just because of the money. Many say we can't be a state because we're Latino, we speak Spanish, in other words... "inferior". Well, Puerto Rico...
Life is found in Jesus, not worldly things
By Tyler Maciel
A story about the 50's friendship and school life.
Nadif, a Somali Pirate, finds himself under interrogation by an American Colonel, Webb. The interrogation process reveals each character's broken past and uncovers the complexities of the situation in Somalia for Somalians and Americans alike.
Poem about my move to the big US of A.