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Random First Lines:Boston, 2060. Everyone enjoys a usual wintry day in the city, until a strange meteor lands in Boston Common. Fifteen ordinary people, including... » Read
By Iola Ried
"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up"- Thomas Edison
Poetry | Updated May 5, 2012 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
By Stephanie Smallshaw
Several letters, all written by main character Charlotte Powers, are combined together in order of date. They are all addressed to her seventh grade English teacher, Mrs. Michaels.
By Military Shellfisheye
A short allegory about a young man who meets an enigmatic girl on his way home.
Is it fear that keeps the truth from thy people's lips?
Or am I truly living in a world of my enemies.
Set to strip me of thy truth which is my only garment.
Am I not at liberty to speak thy words?
Poetry | Updated Apr 20, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Meaning of life and death. Simplicity in one a view of life and death brings comfort as one old friend comforts another.
To see one must first feel...
By Prof Madhav Sarkunde
Now I am in a good position. Both of us, my wife and me, are employees and earning well enough to live happily. However, we do not feel happy in the sense of that purity of happiness we had had in our old village. Anyway, along with these memories of happiness, I think that I must tell the...
By Every Now And Then
What does the reflection in a mirror really tell us about our self?
Decicated to the Freedom Riders, 50 years and African American History Month. To the men and women both white and black that stood up against injustice, against the worst possible conditions as they got on the bus.
I had a vision that I tried to shape into this poem, while writing, I realized how many perspectives could be taken when reading it, so enjoy it however you like it
Poetry | Updated Feb 26, 2012 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 9
Working through my deep thoughts with a series of poems and sectored writing.
Life is not just what we see and what we can prove, and denial isn't getting us to the truth, so come and take a peek behind the curtain our minds sewed....This poem has been trying to find its way out of my heart for a while, and when it did, well, I wrote it in a couple of days, so to all of...
A story about a mans journey towards spirtuality.
A long short story, that has taken quite an effort to write, the subject matter instictively known to us all but hard to portray with in the framework of a short story. At least by me, anyhows.
I hope it makes sense and it is a good read too....
Short Story | Updated Jan 14, 2012 | Reads: 22 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 22
I saw a youtube video posted by a boy who had a deadly disease that ultimately killed him on christmas day. His story touched me and I want to share my feelings and also encourage everyone else to possibly watch that video.
Miscellaneous | Updated Jan 2, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1