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Catharsis, is an anthology of short stories, flash fiction and prose I have written about surviving incest. The women portrayed here are all based on people I met during my time running an organization for survivors. The names have been changed to protect those who have been victimized enough,...
A teen girl works in her dad's pharmacy one day in 1959--thinking about boys, dealing with the changes in the community, and doing her job--until a strange development makes this no ordinary day.
Alec is sent on a mission to bring down an opposing drug corporation. It all stops going to plan when he meets Seb, a quirky brown haired guy. The plan to take down the enemy corporation soon changes to a rebellion of the gang members from both sides. But is it really that simple?
Sometimes people aren't your responsibility
Poetry | Updated Aug 11, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Jordan Paige
Personal, meaningful and sour with heartache.
By Hannah Bailey
Esther Longfellow was a girl struggling financially to get through college. After losing her parents at a young age, she and her brother have had it rough. Esther was always a lighthearted girl, and took everything said to her seriously. That, coupled with over-thinking could result in her demise...
Short Story | Updated Jul 6, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Patricia Mcgurk Martin
â€œThere are guns in the darkness. There are men out thereâ€, he said, leaning over the kitchen counter to peer out into the back where sharp glass shards were in the concealed dark dirt in the vacant lot. â€œI'm not kidding â€“ there are men out there in the dark. Get my...
By Patricia Mcgurk Martin
Though wet mud and feces are all over me
In the Super Bowl on the drenched AstroTurf
Or the wet fields suburban with a coffee pot
And I am the Coffee Kaffee Kafi Kafir Girl
Observing torture or murder
The ugly voices are gone at last
I put the mud back on my face
With resolution and shaky...
Even though this is a fictional poem, Crack really is a very dangerous drug. It can kill.
Poetry | Updated May 31, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
3 x murder attempts, homelessness, drug addiction, sexual abuse, built a successful company, divorce and hostile takeovers.
taken from my book, "If At All Possible"
Luke McCormick comes from a bad home and doesnâ€™t have any friends, that is, until he meets a boy named Dean. But what will happen to Luke after his best friend of 8 years, Dean, gets into a horrible car accident and dies. How will he cope with the loss of his best and only friend....
Short Story | Updated May 8, 2014 | Reads: 53 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
A poem for someone who came to me for help
By Gianni Shamari
Three young men called Bad Boys rises to the top of the drug game in Harlem.
Novel | Updated Apr 4, 2014 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
why think when life could be so simple (hatredisky_ii_contest)