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The year is 1971. A 17 year old teenager from a small city in Ohio is chosen to spend a year in Lima, Peru. He doesn't know it when he arrives, but his life will be changed forever by his many experiences there.
The story of a man struggling to deal with the loss of his partner and sister by moving back to a place he'd long ago abandoned.
A short story describing the choice of a teenage boy to abandon his home and prosperous future to find his racial roots and self identity.
By Shante Russ
Liz and John have been friends for years. Liz is content to keep things the way they are. But when John's feelings begin to grow into something beyond friendship, he has to prove that they can be just as great as lovers as they are friends.
Novel | Updated Jun 12, 2012 | Reads: 22 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
the heart of the Native American
By Gerald Lott
an essay about the banality of reality tv
Maiara is just a normal teenager, She and her friends go on a camping trip but it all goes horribly wrong and the group get split up...
Maiara is stranded in the middle of nowhere and she doesn't know where to go... Until she crosses the path of the wolves...
By Armen Melikian
At turns heartbreaking and diabolically funny, Journey to Virginland is an avant-garde tour de force, delivered by a master storyteller.
The protagonist, a loutish and uber-cerebral antihero known simply as Dog, takes on the challenge to navigate the perilous paradigm shifts of our age,...
Short Story | Updated May 31, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Kestra Leigh
Just a small reenactment of sorts in honor of one of my favorite TV shows of all time :)
I am often upset, but rarely am I shocked about the way history moves forward in the World. Often, it seems trapped to yesterday. This poem is a thought from my mind in regards to the world, especially the states. Sometimes, I like to just think, and sometimes, I offer up thoughts to be...
This collection of poems presents a unique perspective on enduring themes--love, existentialism, the darker side of life in an urban environment, loneliness, quiet heroism and the transcendent power of poetry to rebuild weary souls and teach lessons we may not want to learn. Although several of...
The lives of the two youngest daughters of John and Abigail Adams. From birth, to unfortunate deaths, to the White House.
(Both daughters did not really exist. All other characters, however, are real.)
Richard finds a routine overnight ferry journey from Stockholm to Helsinki more eventful than he imagined when he stumbles across a blackjack game with a mysterious dealer...
By Rolf Luetcke
Birdwatcher finds spanish skeleton and is confronted by an Apache Spirit.
Short Story | Updated May 6, 2012 | Reads: 37 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 4