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Streets: It's What Street Cops Do

By Eddie C Morton  (booksie.com)

Rose Houston, American Street Cop and mulatto great-great-great Granddaughter of Sam Houston, responds to America's clarion call to service in the sandbox. This is the short fictional story of her last patrol in Eastside Baghdad.

Short Story | Updated May 28, 2015 | Reads: 44 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Baghdad,Iraq,Terrorist,Combat,Patrol,Ambush,Army,National,Guard,Texas,Rose,Houston,Sam,Police,Street,Cop,Kill,Rape,Murder,Slaughter


A Message From An Expatriate

By Roaa  (booksie.com)

"Me and you are one, my homeland"

Script | Updated Mar 3, 2014 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Baghdad,Expat,Message,Beautiful,Country,Homeland


The Struggle

By Nelson Lowhim  (booksie.com)

A dark short (prequel to the novel The Struggle Trilogy, check it out if you enjoy this short) story about an insurgent in Iraq.

Short Story | Updated Dec 18, 2013 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: The,Struggle,Historical,Fiction,Baghdad,Iraq,Insurgent,Terrorist,War,Iran,Quds,Qassem,21st,Century,Us,Army

Peace Is Demonstrative

By Ray Mishpat  (booksie.com)

Peace is, but a dream; a dream so elusive.

Poetry | Updated Aug 5, 2011 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Un,Us,Peace,Baghdad,Uncle,Sam,League


Betrayed By A Charade

By Bulten  (booksie.com)

we've all been betrayed in some way. And at some point in life, we've all felt kind of lost.

Poetry | Updated Jun 28, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Betray,Betrayed,Charade,Afraid,Trash,Cash,Sad,Bad,Glad,Booze,Tough,Firebrand,Junk,Sail,Mail,Jail,Bruise,Bruises,Baghdad


Fragment Of Hope

By Sarahamymcneil  (booksie.com)

So this is a writing excersise that I got from an iPod app: The challenge was to write a story based on an image of a plane taking off/landing. Tell me how I did! I only had 15 minutes...:)

Short Story | Updated Nov 20, 2010 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 4
Tags: War,Boyfriend,Love,Fright,Hope,Nervous,Plane,Iraq,Baghdad,Death,Military,Canada,Army

When Pins Drop On A Snowy Beach

By Asem  (booksie.com)

for those who don't understand my metaphors its the last few seconds before a grenade explosion My 1st piece on this sight hope u like it

Poetry | Updated Feb 23, 2010 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: War Grenade, Love, Mom Baghdad, Iraq Death, Heaven


The Shoes Multipurpose Object

By Basiliskt  (booksie.com)

Amusing facts about shoes

Article | Updated Dec 24, 2009 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Shoe,Throwing,At,Bush,Adidas,Shoes,Apepazza,Baghdad,Iraq

On A Moonless Night In Baghdad

By Mimie  (booksie.com)

My grandson is in Iraq.

Poetry | Updated Oct 4, 2009 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Poetry,Parental,Guidance,War,Baghdad,Troops Soldiers,Barracks,Families,Siblings


Guru Nanak: The Father Of Sikhism, Was A Muslim..

By Rassool Auckbaraullee  (booksie.com)

ISBN 978-0-9813122-2-4 We know he went for Hajj which is only for Muslims. Only Muslims can go to Mecca. Anyone who is not would be rejected. Why travel on foot and Camael back from India to go all that way to Mecca, if wasn't for a pilgremage. He looks Muslim. Mandir's look like Mosques....

Short Story | Updated Jul 17, 2009 | Reads: 1210 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Islam,Sihksm,Guru,Nanak,Mecca,India,Baghdad,Sikh

Baghdadi Orange Blossoms - A Bittersweet Legacy

By The Sweet Brat  (booksie.com)

Omar decided to leave..no word of Goodbye no nothing, and she was plunged into darkness , finding herself going back to where it all started 2 years ago ... Baghdad was on the verge of war, nobody knew what will happen next and in such turbulent days Aseel met and fell in love with Omar and so,...

Novel | Updated May 30, 2009 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
Tags: Baghdad

The Mighty Loners

By Whistling Tiger  (booksie.com)

A look at what propels athletes at the Olympic level to succeed. This is just a view at the motivations of 5 people who are doing what they love and, just happen to be among the best in the world. What makes them so great? What pushes them to be come the best? Perhaps you too will be inspired to...

Short Story | Updated Jan 23, 2009 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Iraq,Baghdad,Olympics,Sports,Baseball,Swimming,Motivation

Dana The Cyberpoet

By Dana The Cyberpoet  (booksie.com)

My poetry is main concerned with Computers, Sci-Fi and Political stuff. The poems are free forms and generally not longer than 30 lines. I like to challenge the reader by using a lot of projection and free divergent retorts and recursive innuendo. Since the poems are dated and often written...

Poetry | Updated Nov 9, 2006 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Poetry,Freeform,Shortpoems,Datedpoems,Freeverse,Modern Netpoetry,Computer,Sci-fi,Political,Short,Dated,Challenging Subtrefuge,Hiddenmeanings,Divergent,Circular,Escher,Bach Goedel,Recursive,Soldiers,Rememberenceday

Courage(Our Guys) Nov 72006

By Dana The Cyberpoet  (booksie.com)

I wish to make this submission as it nears "Remembrance Day" and so much has happened and needs to be said since the terrible trajedy in New York several years ago. Our struggle for freedom continues!

Poetry | Updated Nov 8, 2006 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 3
Tags: Freedom,Guys,Baghdad,Tigris,Tigres,Euphrates,Wi-fi,Laptop Trenches,Gratitude,Liberty

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