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Next To Of Course, God, America, I - Story Based On The Poem.

By Wjgrickards  (booksie.com)

A story of an interviewer interviewing a war veteran based on the poem 'Next to of course, God, America, I' by EE Cummings.

Short Story | Updated Mar 10, 2014 | Reads: 37 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: War,Futility,Old,Sad

sjwrite

Maya And Leela: Utility In Life's Futility

By Sjwrite  (booksie.com)

Non-Fiction: Empowering Consciousness, Life Wellness, Personal Excellence. Short Description Most of us, living in today’s world of complexities, conflicts and confusion, have questions as what a person should consider as ‘perpetual-utility’ in life, amidst feelings of...

Book | Updated Feb 27, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Empowerment,Higher,Consciousness,Utility,And,Futility,Karma,Self-,Exploration,Mind,Positioning,Receptive-mode,Awareness,Life,Randomization,Multidimensionality,Of,Realism,New

czr

The Human Lament

By Czr  (booksie.com)

We see only the harshness of reality.

Poetry | Updated Sep 3, 2013 | Reads: 28 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 5
Tags: Futility,Life,Death,Fighting,Running,Enduring,Dream,Lament

A Good Day's Luck By David Stevens

By David Stevens  (booksie.com)

A quirky look at the fates and a man's life and desires. a story with a suprising though not nessasarily happy end.

Short Story | Updated Sep 24, 2012 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fiction,Day,Dreams,Life,Futility,Fates,Twist,In,The,Tail,Strange

End XX

By Colchis  (booksie.com)

Part 3 The new age is brought about through war and genocide, bringing about the elevation of one gender and the diminishment of another. The First Empress is ruthless, eradicating all stains of the past to bring about her vision of utopia. Only one person stands in her way.

Short Story | Updated Aug 7, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Science,Fiction,Sexism,Parity,Men,Women,Mankind,Terrorism,Change,Renaissance,Revolution,Future,Far,Empress,Revelation,Futility,Redemption,Regret,Atonement

A Tale Of Broken Bonds

By S A Morris  (booksie.com)

A jaded envoy from a thriving, yet corrupt kingdom is sent to a desolate town a midst a dark and foreboding forest. Worn down by his life of superficiality and the horrors he's witnessed in his travels, he is surprised by what he finds on his mission.

Novel | Updated Jun 7, 2012 | Reads: 28 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Dark,Fantasy,Hope,Futility,Novel,In,Progress,Death

Night Patrol On The Western Front

By Bert Broomberg  (booksie.com)

An allied patrol runs into trouble when operating between the lines in World War 1.

Short Story | Updated May 19, 2012 | Reads: 53 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: War,Heroism,Futility,Of,Adventure

Grim Gratitude

By Charles Walker  (booksie.com)

A quick Hemmingwayian short on human sexuality, drugs, and decadence.

Short Story | Updated Apr 27, 2012 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Drugs,Flash,Fiction,Affair,Sad,Human,Condition,Hotel,Sexuality,Love,Bohemian,Homeless,Hemingwayian,Iceberg,Theory,Alcohol,Benzedrine,New,York,Devotion

Futility (No Contest)

By Tcm Ronin  (booksie.com)

Simple observations

Poetry | Updated Dec 23, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Nature,Futility,Power,Strength,Speed

Mephistopheles

By Craig Davison  (booksie.com)

A reinterpretation of the Faust myth.

Poetry | Updated Dec 16, 2011 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Self-destruction,Nihilism,Alcoholism,Unemployment,Futility,Faust,Nicotine,Addiction

Still The Poppies Weep.

By Nighthawk  (booksie.com)

the folly and futility of war.

Poetry | Updated Nov 11, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: War,Futility,Rememberance

The Brave Hero

By Donnie Nicks  (booksie.com)

An average man trying to be a hero like he sees in the movies.

Short Story | Updated Oct 4, 2011 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fiction,Death,Hero,Murder,Futility,Average,Bank,Robbery

Futility

By My Overactive Imagination  (booksie.com)

A poem about futilities of war

Poetry | Updated May 1, 2011 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
Tags: Futility,War,Scattered,Love,Death,Pain,Opinion,Myoveractiveimagination

Chasing Happiness

By Pgordon  (booksie.com)

Chasing happiness across an endless field of dreams Always wanting more and never getting there Working for a distant goal and never living now Wishing you were something that you’re not The further that you push it seems the further off it goes But one thing is true in life No matter...

Poetry | Updated Jan 17, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Life,Happiness,Chasing,Pursuit,Futility,Pgordonkennedy,Poem,Poetry

ODE TO THE UNKNOWN WRITER

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

The worst bit about being a failed artist (especially if you believe you are a talented one) is that no-one in your family ever supports you. Instead they taunt you, torment you for decades, demanding to know when you will, "Give up this foolishness and get a real job!"

Poetry | Updated Jan 17, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Poetry,Mainstream,Depression,Helplessness,Hopelessness,Poverty,Futility,Failure

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