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Today we were gathered at the War Memorial in a hamlet called Kappel, which belongs to Freiburg, for it's Volkstrauertag, the day the people of Germany think and pray for the sons of Kappel (and other hamlets, town and cities) who fell in the two Great Wars. The World War I was fought 100 years...
A mum who used to be a star netball player tries to relive her success through her son. The story is fiction; but based on a true case of gender discrimination in what was once a sport for girls only. This is a revised version of a story that has appeared here before.
Short Story | Updated Oct 22, 2014 | Reads: 63 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
Mallorie goes to school for the first time in her life. However, her homeroom teacher verbally abuses her. When Alice finds out about this, she angrily goes to the school to beat the teacher into a coma, as she puts it. Mallorie desperately chases after Alice to try to stop her, because she...
Many people say that humanity is going downhill. They say that the world is changing, that people are less respectful. The have lost hope in the future. They are just tying to survive. This poem is about getting back to the roots of the USA. It is about getting back to what the founding fathers...
taken from my book,
Poetry | Updated Jul 4, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Anne Zenny has faced discrimination her whole life, and her bitter attitude is the only thing that keeps people off her back. But when she meets Justin, her world seems to change, bringing her into a world outside of their frozen one.
Life for 14 year old Irish Dyslexic girl Winnie Fox is not easy especially since she has moved all the way from Ireland to America. But when Selena the meanest girl in school begins to bully her about being dyslexic she must overcome her fears and prove she is more than what she seems.
My continuing struggle with the rights of the individual. This poem relates to faith, tolerance and our feelings of being alone.
I'm not religious and have had times when modern religion has rubbed me the wrong way, but everyone prays at some point in their lives. Everyone seeks faith in...
Oh, Please Give Me A Break!
Well, it certainly was.
Poetry | Updated Dec 14, 2013 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
The sharp reminders of a painful past.
By Lydia Jackson Reid
A little poem on how I feel about misperception of love...
Poetry | Updated Nov 3, 2013 | Reads: 232 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 4
This piece is about a different India. The Villages, the socially undeveloped ones. The ones with power supply and roads but no humanity.
The incidents described are experienced by the author or his friends and family.
Miscellaneous | Updated Aug 30, 2013 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0