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By James Edgar Cooper
In Plato's dialogue 'The Symposium,' he asks the Ancient Greek playwright 'Aristophanes' to present a story about soul-mates. He explains that human were originally created with four arms, four legs and a head with two faces. At the time, it was said that humans had great strength and threatened...
By Kimberly Adams
Keturah lives a very simple, old fashioned life in the community of Hartford. She often wishes she could experience life outside of the community though. She is tired of being sheltered and being homeschooled and doing farm and house chores. Ma says the real world will be cruel to her but Pa...
It was about mid afternoon on a sunny August day; the Thorne family was laughing over a joke Peter just told. All of the sudden painted men, Â riding on Â pinto horses came charging through the towering grass towards the wagon. Jettaâ€™s heart skipped a beat. What did these Indians...
By James Edgar Cooper
I used to love how years ago, men would tip their hats to ladies in the street, how they'd hold a door open for a lady and let them through first, how they would walk a lady home on a dark and cold night to make sure that they got home safe and sound. Now however, I feel that the concept of...
By Jack Angus Golightly
For North Shields locals, or simply anyone in a Town with its quirks.
By Miri Fern
"Mr. Triponov straightened, and raised the hose, rinsing off the soap. Just as he lifted his arm, he felt a strange sensation--the hairs on the back of his neck prickled, and he felt as though he were being watched. His expression carefully unchanged, he looked to his left.
On top of the stone...
slice of life
Short Story | Updated Mar 22, 2013 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
John reflects back on his life with his beloved wife Flo who sadly passed away many years ago. He tells the story of their love and how it started to his granddaughter Lilly.
Book | Updated Mar 9, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
For GCSE, I have to write a piece of Descriptive writing about a Toy Shop; This will be a rough draft. Feel free to comment on how I can improve. (My Exam will be about 2 days after This is published so- HURRY WITH THE COMMENTS) In the Exam, I'm not aloud to use any notes, my book, a thesaurus...
Essay | Updated Sep 23, 2012 | Reads: 456 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Sylvia is waiting for her day of opportunity to come; will it be today?
Inspired from the book "Rebecca" by Daphne du Maurier. A monologue from the perspective of the servant Mrs. Danvers' ghost to Rebecca, her dark, beloved mistress. Originally an English essay.
Dare, at least that's what he's called, grew up knowing that he was odd and going with it. He didn't care one bit about what people thought of him. Besides being different personality-wise and style-wise Dare doesn't think that he's different any other way. Until one night when his life changes.
I'm sorry but I have no title for this story yet. It isn't finished but this is what I have so far. Let's call it chapter one. It's hard to describe for me and I'm not very good at summaries so you have to read it to understand it.
Childrens story with a twist
By Dallas Barnes
My obvious love for horses.