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By Daniel Forbes
A short chapter by chapter story of my 24 years of trying to fight mediocrity. The struggles and trials of growing up in a low socio-economic area of southside Brisbane, Australia. This includes My battle with drugs, death and depression as well as a broken heart.
Say the words 'Black Saturday' anywhere in Australia and people will go silent. It was one of our countrys worst disasters. This is a report, written in school, based on the video "Inside the Firestorm." It, like the video, is based on people personal stories.
A fable about a young, female cat named Fayre who is haunted by the secrets of her parents. Born into a litter of six, Fayre had always been curious of the fact that they never knew their parents and had been fostered. As a kitten she had wandered out and discovered the secrets of her parents,...
When Grace moves to Australia with her best friend, Summer, she doesn't expect to find herself falling in love. But falling is what she finds happening when she lives just two doors down from the Bay brothers. But which Bay brother will she fall for? Beau, Luke or Jay? Rivalry, friendship and...
My poem analysis for the poem A Song Of Hope By Kath Walker. I'm so happy! I got an A for it:)
By Janey Millar
An old flame returns to ask a favour of the heroine. She has a new relationship and is not prepared to help him out but he is very persuasive. Soon she is wondering what is wrong with her present selfish and rather cold fiance. Her old love is waking up feelings she would rather forget. She...
By Jack Chaucer
Robert Ballentine's hostile takeover of America in 2036 goes remarkably well until the so-called king decides to choose a queen. A king may beat a queen in poker, but Ballentine's top choice is wildly dangerous. She bluffs like a poker player, but she's actually playing chess.
It cost me more to feed my children and pay rent than I could have afforded on government handouts. If you were a two parent family with three children you got double that which a single parent family with three children. Which means the commonwealth believed it cost nothing to provide for the...
Bus 14 ambles down the main road of Yale River. It appears to be a normal school bus; it stops at every bus stop, and enables its blinker for every turn.
But inside is different. Inside the bus, nothing is a secret. Inside the bus, everyone knows your name, who you are, where you live and what...
Short Story | Updated Apr 23, 2012 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
A personal limerick about my first year in Malaysia
Poetry | Updated Apr 10, 2012 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
By Peter Pogany
A couple escapes from communist-controlled Eastern Europe and settles in Australia.
This is a story i had to write for an english assessment in class and it turned out pretty well. It is from the view of an immigrant that is travelling to Australia in a boat. It shows her first impressions of Australia when she sees itfrom the boat.
Ted Hogwood's beloved Sarah, a jazz guitar, is in the window of Topp Dollar Pawn. The only way he can get the money to rescue her is to accept an assignment from the AABC, a not nearly official branch of the United States intelligence community. He is partnered with Jerry Kwiatkowski, master of...
Iraqi security officers were very helpful, professional and respectful to all mourners. On Monday, at least 28 people were killed and 78 wounded in a wave of bomb attacks in central Iraq against mourners.
I Ajmal Mehdi condemns in the strongest terms by volunteering my time in Karbala for help...
a man struggling to become conscious again
Short Story | Updated Dec 21, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3