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A Vision

By Thunder Native  (booksie.com)

This poem is about a vision that I received when I was 17 while visiting a Lakota Sioux Reservation in Kyle, South Dakota. My name was given to me then, and my spirit animal as well.

Poetry | Updated May 27, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Thunder,Colt,Horses,Vision,Native,American,Love,Passion,Nature

Analysis Of Ceremony By Leslie Marmon Silko

By Downbythewater  (booksie.com)

An essay I wrote a few years back for school on the book Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko, particularly dealing in the identity of the 'destroyers'.

Essay | Updated May 21, 2013 | Reads: 876 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Ceremony,Leslie,Marmon,Silko,Native,American,America,U.s.a,United,States,Of,Destroyer,Destroyers,Tayo,Gambler,Emo,Harley,Sun,Man,White

bookwormyoyoyo

Life In America

By Bookwormyoyoyo  (booksie.com)

This short story is about a hard working Italian American gentleman, who moves to America with his dad to make a fortune. He has to overcome multiple hurdles to reach his ultimate goal, and he encounters sadness and depression in his life. But he also encounters happiness and love.

Short Story | Updated May 10, 2013 | Reads: 41 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Italian,American,Historical,Fiction,Immigration,Discrimination,Love,Live,Father,Depression,Sad,Happy,Interview,Boat,Sicily,Mobsters,Gangsters

Phillis Wheatley

By Cuddler98  (booksie.com)

Phillis Wheatley and african american slave had many talents and supporters, but many people who were against her.

Essay | Updated Apr 27, 2013 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: History,African,American,Slaves,Talents,Writing,1700's

poeticking

Nightmare In Heaven.

By Poeticking  (booksie.com)

This poem shows the view point from the perspective of a black child in times of severe racism and oppression. Through his words we see the world of history, where people were made to suffer just because of their skin colour. The poem is set in the mid 1900's where racial supremacy wreaked havoc...

Poetry | Updated Apr 20, 2013 | Reads: 29 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Kkk,Kukluxklan,Klan,Klansman,Racism,America,Lynching,History,Civil,Rights,Black,Americans,Blacks,Castrating,Rape,Evil,White,Supremacy,American,War

joyannepf9390

Kitty & Fish: The Story Of A White Girl & Her Chinese Boyfriend

By Joyannepf9390  (booksie.com)

My Story is set in a small southern town. Where the thought of an Interracial relationship isn't something people would be so open about. But when 20 year old Kitty sets her eyes on 25 year old Philip

Novel | Updated Apr 17, 2013 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Romance,Book,Chinese,American,Girl,Boy,Interracial,And,White,Love,Forbidden,Life,Kentucky,China,Beijing

Please Don't Judge Me : Chapter 1

By Ash Harris  (booksie.com)

Shattered by her parents' lack of judgement, making them criminals. Tasha Richardson had to leave her life of luxury, for a life where drugs and violence are the norm. Tasha meets Micah Johnson who was caught up in that type of lifestyle. She tries to stay away from him, but her feelings pull...

Short Story | Updated Apr 16, 2013 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Young,Adult,African,American,Lovers,Romance,Friendship

The Road Adventure To End All Road Adventures!

By Brian A Garber  (booksie.com)

Title should say it all, this is the Road Adventure to end all Road Adventures!

Short Story | Updated Apr 13, 2013 | Reads: 84 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Cars,Native,American

Of Pain And Ecstasy: Collected Poems

By Victordlopez  (booksie.com)

This is a ten minute audio clip of selected poems from the collection read by the author.

Poetry | Updated Apr 6, 2013 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poetry,American,Poetry,Sonnets,Reading,Audiobook,Sample

michelle_stimpson

Mama B: A Time To Dance

By Michelle Stimpson  (booksie.com)

Mama B thought her life would return to normal, but when her nephew, Derrick, comes knocking on her door, she has to reconsider. Though she’s not known for housing marital fugitives, she realizes Derrick is looking for more than a place to stay; he needs help finding his way back to God....

Novel | Updated Mar 28, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Michelle,Stimpson,Christian,Fiction,African,American,Reshonda,Tate,Billingsley,Victoria,Christopher,Murray,Black

raeblair

Ride - A Novel By Rae Blair

By Raeblair  (booksie.com)

"I know girls like you." She turned herself towards the voice. "You're trouble." The man who spoke was sitting at the bar in front of her. He was about thirty, with a youthful face and deep-sunk eyes, nestled under light brows. Blonde hair fell down the back of his neck, stopping at the line...

Novel | Updated Mar 21, 2013 | Reads: 51 | Comments: 8 | Likes: 17
Tags: American,Teen,Young,Adult,Mature,Sexuality,Sex,Drugs,Alcohol,Beauty,Loss,Love,Life,Travel,Runaway,Heartbreak,Sad,Sadness,Romance

phyber_optik

Son Of God

By Phyber Optik  (booksie.com)

The story of one of the first aliens to arrive on Earth from a race we will come to call Messiahs. They will eventually control mankind, but our end is not bombastic. It comes softly and slowly, when no one is looking...

Script | Updated Mar 20, 2013 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Alien,Takeover,My,Senator,Is,An,Proud,American

Violent Video Games Evergreen Newstory

By Yono  (booksie.com)

An evergreen newstory for the news show CPTV about violent games contributing to major crimes of modern America.

Miscellaneous | Updated Mar 12, 2013 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Violence,American,Boys,Video,Games,Evergreen,Newstory

ultragurl700

Vampire Plague Book One

By Ultragurl700  (booksie.com)

Leonardo Dupreena is getting married in 1836 in London when his fiance Rose De Ridge is sick after being bit by an ill dying vampire and dies. He quickly gets over her death with heart ache and moves on with his life only to meet a thirteen year old girl named Charolette Rousne an American girl...

Novel | Updated Mar 12, 2013 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 5
Tags: Love,Vampire,Charolette,Plague ,Death,Madness,Illnes,Leonardo,Dera,Ahilion,Castle,American,Travler,S.s,Americana

jx_the_scribe

A Nameless Hero

By Jx The Scribe  (booksie.com)

a man stands up as a hero

Short Story | Updated Mar 8, 2013 | Reads: 42 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: American,Revolution,Heroes


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