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Random First Lines:Morgan Byrnes and Percy Chadwick have been writing stories through back and forth texts and posts for years, until one day, the entire online... » Read
This short is actually based on the lyrics from Billie Holidays song "Strange Fruit." This was actually an assignment for one of my college English courses. And one of the few truly short, short stories I have written! There was a word limit so...
Summary: Kate takes her mule Sir Robert to town...
Short Story | Updated Nov 5, 2015 | Reads: 49 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
My final thoughts concerning the Confederate Flag, the use of symbolism as a powerful tool to convey ideas. A distinction between slavery and racism. Whether we should idolize the Confederate Flag as cultures have idolized objects before, and the dangers of doing so. Our belief system and a...
A brief discussion and analysis of the Confederate flag, its symbolism and if its appropriate to display today as a symbol of American pride as so many do without any knowledge behind its creation and what it represented, then and ultimately now.
Based on actual events, Brutal Exclusions focuses on life in Charleston, SC, during a decade that changed history: The Sixties.
After a school bus is toppled by eight Charleston businessmen in protest against school desegregation, Alethea Jamison, the only African American youngster on a bus...
The victory of poetry over fascism.
Poetry | Updated Sep 4, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
A dissertation on the forces which guide human races and civilizations.
Darwin evolution race genetics eugenics economics history politics Adam_Smith Malthus Machiavelli Plato Aristotle Socrates Austrian_School republic democracy war freedom liberty Orwell revolution totalitarianism...
By Tahir Hamid
HUMANITY SEEMS TO BE ON THE DECLINE WITH MANKIND BECOMING AN EMBODIMENT OF GREED, GLUTTONY, SELFISHNESS AND SPITE. AS A CONSEQUENCE SOCIETIES AND NATIONS HAVE BECOME EMBODIMENTS OF EVERYTHING THAT IS FAR FROM HUMAN VALUES OF COMPASSION, MERCY, CARE AND EMPATHY.
Thoughts about current events.
Through the eyes of a Spade
By Martha Nesbitt
Charles Parker may well have been an innocent man. He was arrested for the kidnapping and rape of June Walters and her five year old daughter. Parker was denied his right to a jury trial,
Love is just as strong as hate, if not stronger.
There is a civil war going on in 19th century Bhutan. Two friends and warriors have escaped an ambush but are being followed by three enemy soldiers.
The friends get separated and are attacked by the enemy. The friends fight back.
11/14/2014 10:43:38 AM
Dear Readers, it is with some in trepidation that I use Booksie after reading their agreement. Though they are not listed on my copyright as associated with writing the material; they consider it their â€˜RIGHTâ€™ to â€˜EDITâ€™ the material if they so...
A short story about the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse. General Robert E. Lee of the Confederates surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant (whose real name was actually Hiram Ulysses Grant) on April 9th, 1865. This is my rendition of both General Grant and General Lee's emotions that day.
Short Story | Updated Nov 3, 2014 | Reads: 74 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
a civil war horror story that I intend on sending to a horror magazine soon. Any comments at all would be incredibly appreciated.