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Random First Lines:Set twenty years after the Salem Witch Trials in Boston, Daniel and his family live in 18th century Newark, New Jersey.
When Daniel's girlfriend... » Read
rose a younge girl whose father servers in the war,learns the true meaning of [till they all come home] as a younge girl. its not intill her brother dies, that she exsperiances it for its true meaning to all the people that have lost a loved one [family, friend, boyfriend, husband] in the on...
Following the untimely death of his father and a move to an unfamiliar city, fourteen-year-old Colin Madix takes a morning swim in the Great Lake near his hometown of Greevesport. Colin gets turned around at sea. His strength fails him, and suddenly, Colin is drowning. He awakens later,...
Catriona. The Irish form of Catherine. Meaning pure and clean in Greek. But this is anything but what 15 year old Catriona is. For one, she isn't Irish, she's American. Also, she isn't pure at all. She's does everything you wouldn't want her to do. Peircings almost everywhere on her face, hair...
By Bill Rayburn
"It took the comely little American girl only two minutes to convince the English-speaking Greek gypsy woman to let her help solicit change from the cafÃ© patrons of Paris. If only the United Nations could cross such boundaries as easily."
Short Story | Updated Nov 15, 2012 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
By Peter Maughan
The chapter in The Cuckoos of Batch Magna in which the houseboats on Batch Magna's river the Cluny, receive their notices to quit from the new squire Humph - or Sir Humphrey, 9th baronet, as he now is - an erstwhile short-order cook from the Bronx. Phineas Cook, off the houseboat the Cluny...
Justice Edwin Cameron
Constitutional Court Judge and Author of Witness to AIDS
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â€œâ€˜kaffertjie,â€™ by Johan Engelbrecht is a provocatively titled novelization of a most remarkable true story. The writer's childless aunt...
By Kyle Stead
Tom had nothing but his bar, the Juke. Could a second chance set things right and let him live
My teacher assigned a last minute project for me - She wants me to write a paragraph about how I feel when I look at the American flag for a Veteran's Day assembly. This is what I came up with, so I thought I'd put it on here.
By Dedrick Hilton
I did what they told me to do and it didn't pay off!
Poetry | Updated Oct 21, 2012 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
This is the story about three friends who are dealing with issues in their personal lives that forces them to come together and figure out what the definition of family really is
By Bill Rayburn
A Yank ventures into London Pub with an open mind and a thirst for Guinness.
Short Story | Updated Oct 14, 2012 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Brooke is your typical 16 year old London girl. But when Brooke finds out she has to move to Miami, Florida because of her Dad's job, she is not happy, especially when she has to start school there too.
Meet Nick who's 16, the bad boy of the school, the jock, the popular and every girl in...
By J Christopher Bartley
Poetry | Updated Oct 10, 2012 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
By Larry Donnell Fowler
An open to letter to President Obama about the importance of debates.
They are to forever roam the land in search of the other, forever bound to the eternal search.
Short Story | Updated Oct 2, 2012 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0