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Random First Lines:This is one little poetic observation of what might be called the greatest riddle of all.
I was getting nothing done one night, and I was... » Read
The world has been split into four corners, each bearing the conditions of a season. The Core stands in the middle of it all, controlling the elements around the world. When the Chief of the South's daughter, Kyra, goes on a trip to collect rains for her people to end a deadly drought, she...
Scarlet Pattin has always known the world to be free of sickness and disease. But when her father is diagnosed with cancer, the world seems to turn against her. She finds herself surrounded by danger. There is no where she is safe. Until she finds a group of people who know of the corruption...
Account of a woman diagnosed with breast cancer.
This is my entry for R A B Bradbury's July contest. Enjoy :)(Btw I know I've put two 'y' s in my but it wouldn't let me keep the title otherwise)
Short Story | Updated Jul 8, 2013 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
A poem from my book "Cancer is My Name".
Written at one of my lowest moments. It was at this time, I understood why some people commit suicide as these thoughts crept into my mind.
One day everything was wonderful in my life. The very next day, I heard the 3 most devastating words no one should ever have to hear.
â€œYou have cancerâ€.
Boom! The bomb was dropped.
At first, my husband and I were stunned. Then we morphed into depression with our tears mixing...
Darcy Silver was diagnosed with cancer at the age of seven and after being in remission for 5 years it has returned. Now at the age of 17 she feels she is done fighting, but then she meets Nathan Flynn, an 18 year old boy who she falls deeply in love with. Darcy's journey is a roller coaster...
A girl dying of cancer is given a second chance at life by a mysterious man with a gift.
Dee was always a quiet girl, minding her own business and keeping things to herself, but when her life starts going bad, it goes to hell.
Her friend is dead and she's been put in a mental home with no one to trust, and no one to help her.
But with help from a stranger will she be able to pull...
a selection of stories.
Book | Updated Jun 24, 2013 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Poetry | Updated Jun 22, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Kristin Moore's life is crumbling.
After breaking off a long term relationship with Kellan, Kristin comes home to the news that her dad has been diagnosed with an incurable terminal disease. Devastated, she runs into the arms of the careless Wes Cale, literally. He's detached and...
I wrote this shortly after my Nana died of breast cancer.
Poetry | Updated Jun 10, 2013 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Dipak Basu
Mission to Teach is the inspirational story of a courageous teacher who took on American science education reform against deeply-established practices, suffering along the way several tragedies that only spurred her on to astonishing achievements in her all-too-short lifetime.
By Monsieur Mondo
Three sketches, two loosely autobiographical, touching on themes of mortality and loss, two legged or otherwise.