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A Bad Omen

By Wyatt Collins  (booksie.com)

Early one morning, colonial American pioneer Daniel Webber leaves his wife Abigail for a regular hunting trip. His jaunt takes a tragic turn when his worst fears are realized.

Short Story | Updated Jul 28, 2015 | Reads: 103 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Colonial,America,Frontier,Frontiersman,Mountain,Man,Hunting,Kentucky,Rifle,Daniel,Webber,Cabin,Log,Tragedy,Indians,Indian,Native,Americans,American,War

Vervet's Awesome Adventure

By Penfriend  (booksie.com)

It was the beginning of the rainy season in Gambia West Africa. Most naturally the dry season would follow. Food was plentiful and it was the time monkeys gave birth. On a cold rainy misty morning when the clouds hung low between the hills a male monkey was born to a large family. His dad was...

Book | Updated Jun 29, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Historical,Fiction,Children's,West,Indian,Environmental,Story,Triangle,Slave,Trade,History

Remy And The Lucky Seed Tree #2

By Penfriend  (booksie.com)

Synopsis: Remy enjoyed many things at school: his teacher Ms. Nellie, his many friends, and most of all he enjoyed the company of an old big tree that he called the Lucky Seed Tree. So the news that the tree needed to be cut down to build a new art room made him sad, and angry. Little did he...

Book | Updated Jun 29, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Children's,Fiction,Environmental,Story,Craft,West,Indian,?caribbean,Trees,Unity,Morals,And,Values

Freedom Dreams

By Penfriend  (booksie.com)

Nancy Grigg was a black slave girl born on a plantation in Barbados in the British West Indies sometime in the 1800’s. For the girl life was a series of mysteries. She had no birthday, no mother, no father, no siblings and no other relatives to speak of. Nancy is a mystery. See what lies...

Book | Updated Jun 29, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Caribbean,Fiction,West,Indian,Children's,Historical,Slavery,Triangle,Slave,Trade,Solidarity,Unity


Julie & Kishore

By Carol Jackson  (booksie.com)

Julie, a Kiwi girl, a red headed, freckle faced, plain Jane longed to wear a white wedding dress and see her handsome groom waiting for her and she took her walk up the isle. She was waiting to find her Mr Right, then she met and fell for Kishore, a boy from India who had been in New Zealand for...

Book | Updated May 10, 2015 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Inter-racial,Romance,Cultural,Indian

What It Means To Be An Indian

By Mknz  (booksie.com)

An essay I wrote in my Senior year of High School (with a few improvements) on What It Means To Be An Indian using the work of Sherman Alexie as a basis of the essay. Now, I did put a BIT of my own views into this updated version. However, before you go an say

Essay | Updated May 9, 2015 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Native,Shermanalexie,Alexie,Writer,Essay,Indian,Social,Political,Issues


By Michaels76  (booksie.com)

This is a short story or essay I wrote about the ever present racism that is still spread like cancer throughout the United States. I have started a movement to end one tendril of this cancer by referring to African Americans as Blacks, simply because they are just as American as I am, a...

Short Story | Updated May 5, 2015 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: African,American,Black,Caucasian,Change,Racism,Constitution,Citizenship,Citizen,Africa,Race,Origin,Earth,Childhood,Man,Mankind,Slavery,Declaration,Of

Racism A Personal Perspective

By Michaels76  (booksie.com)

An essay about my personal experiences with racism. The use of African American as a designator of race and not point of origin. The fact that we are essentially all Africans, having all originated from Africa. How we should abandon African American as a designation of race for Black people,...

Essay | Updated May 5, 2015 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: President,Obama,Racism,Black,Earth,Race,Origin,Childhood,Man,Mankind,Slavery,Constitution,Declaration,Of,Independence,Abraham,Lincoln,Youth,Grandfather


Onto The Stage

By Bs Murthy  (booksie.com)

A compendium of the author’s stage and radio plays - while 'Slighted Souls' deals with the rebellion of the downtrodden, 'Men at work on Women at work’ is about sexual harassment at work place and even as 'Castle of Despair' is built on the ground of man's urge for success, the...

Script | Updated Mar 8, 2015 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Stage,Plays,Radio,Indian,Drama,Theatre,Arts


Sundara Kanda: Hanuman's Odyssey

By Bs Murthy  (booksie.com)

If Mahabharata's Bhagvad-Gita is taken as a philosophical guide, Ramayana's Sundara Kãnda is sought for spiritual solace; many believe that reading Sundara Kãnda or hearing it recited would remove all hurdles and usher in good tidings! Miracles apart, it's in the nature of Sundara Kãnda...

Poetry | Updated Mar 7, 2015 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Sundara,Kanda,Ramayana,Hindu,Mythology,Indian,Sanskrit,Classics,Hanuman,Rama,Sita,Lanka,Literature.


Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise Of Self-help

By Bs Murthy  (booksie.com)

The spiritual ethos and the philosophical outlook that the Bhagvad - Gita postulates paves the way for the liberation of man, who, as Rousseau said, ‘being born free, is everywhere in chains’. But equally it is a mirror of human psychology, which enables man to discern his...

Book | Updated Mar 7, 2015 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Bhagavad,Gita,Hindu,Philosophy,Indian,Asian,Sanskrit,Classics,Srimad, Krishna,Arjuna,Hinduism,Bhagvad,Mahabharata


Puppets Of Faith

By Bs Murthy  (booksie.com)

Terrorism could be the heading of the running chapter in human history though strife had always been its grand title. Assorted terrorist groups to espouse their parochial causes have come to target their ideological opponents with utter cynicism. At least they have an articulated grievance and...

Book | Updated Mar 7, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Islamic,Terror,Jihad,Radical,Islam,Muslim,Fundamentalism,Indian,Muslims,Hindu-muslim,Conflict,Sharia,History,Hinduism


Benign Flame ; Saga Of Love

By Bs Murthy  (booksie.com)

The attractions Roopa experienced and the fantasies she entertained as a teen shaped a male imagery that ensconced her subconscious. Insensibly, confident carriage came to be associated with the image of maleness in her mind-set. Her acute consciousness of masculinity only increased her...

Novel | Updated Mar 7, 2015 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Indian,Novel,Fiction,Love,Story,Literary,Women's,Writing,Romance,Ménage,A,Trios,Women’s,Dilemma,Erotic


Crossing The Mirage

By Bs Murthy  (booksie.com)

If passing through youth was like crossing the mirage of life for Chandra and Nithya, it proved to be chasing the mirage of love for Sathya and Prema though for plain Vasavi, Chandra's pitiable sibling, it was the end of the road. As life brings Chandra, who suffers from an inferiority complex...

Novel | Updated Mar 7, 2015 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Indian,Novel,Fiction,Love,Story,Literary,Women's,Writing,Romance,Women’s,Dilemma


Glaring Shadow - A Stream Of Consciousness Novel

By Bs Murthy  (booksie.com)

Glaring Shadow in a stream of consciousness mode is the self-account of the life and times of a man, who liquidates his immense wealth only to consign it to the flames. The agony and ecstasy of his life as he makes it big in our materialistic world and the way he loses his soul in the bargain,...

Novel | Updated Mar 7, 2015 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Indian,Novel,Fiction,Love,Story,Literary,Women's,Writing,Romance,Dilemma,Stream,Of,Consciousness

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