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What They Stole From Us

By Crow Of Light  (booksie.com)

A poem i wrote about westerners taking over the cultures of aboriginals.

Poetry | Updated May 15, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Sad,Culture,Aboriginals,Land,Australia,Help,Taken,Outcast,Past

liveitlikeasong

Meet Me In Dreamland

By Liveitlikeasong  (booksie.com)

Alexander is a girl with a boring life. Until, of course, she ends up landing herself in a land created entirely out of dreams. Grayson has his life planned out the exact minute he'll go to bed. That is, until a flailing girl falls out of his willow tree and is convinced she's dreaming. Join...

Novel | Updated May 14, 2014 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Dream,Land,Boy,Girl,Nightmare,World,Fantasy,Love,Glasses

allen_henriquez

Brooklyn Land Of My Dreams - Part 13

By Allen Henriquez  (booksie.com)

Brooklyn Land of My Dreams tells the story of a young boy, Joseph Perez, growing up in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn during the early 1960’s. He’s a boy with a very active imagination and vivid dreams, existing in a fractured home with his older brother and sister. Their mother tries her best...

Novel | Updated May 10, 2014 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Allen,Henriquez,Brooklyn,Land,Of,My,Dreams

j_e_hunter

Forever On The Sea

By J E Hunter  (booksie.com)

*Poetry- Metaphor contest entry* Life spent in complete isolation is no life at all, and sooner or later, Life will find you.

Poetry | Updated Feb 26, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 6 | Likes: 6
Tags: Sea,Life,Fate,Land,World,Isolation,Storm,Stuck,Change,Inspiration

Slate

By Silvercloud  (booksie.com)

A poem I wrote recently on the prompt "COLD". This is my second revision.

Poetry | Updated Feb 20, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Winter,Cold,Poetry,Death,Frozen,Waste,Land,Rebirth

ani2

Today? Or Tomorrow?

By Ani2  (booksie.com)

Life is not for fetching a better end. It's there for bliss....

Short Story | Updated Jan 16, 2014 | Reads: 56 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 5
Tags: Today,Tomorrow,Parents,Life,Enjoyment,Bliss,Writer,Duty,Beauty Jewellery,Local,Land,Native,America,India

In This Space

By Kingofmisery  (booksie.com)

Poem about a 'space'.

Poetry | Updated Jan 6, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Derby,Mountain,Space,Land,Longing,Within,Without

The Soiled Fabric Of Our Twisted Spirits - Part 7

By Allen Henriquez  (booksie.com)

The Soiled Fabric of Our Twisted Spirits continues with Part 7.

Novel | Updated Dec 22, 2013 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Allen,Henriquez,Ann,Morgan,Sheriff,Deputy,Boarding,House,Florida,Land

The Soiled Fabric Of Our Twisted Spirits - Part 6

By Allen Henriquez  (booksie.com)

The Soiled Fabric of Our Twisted Spirits continues with Part 6.

Novel | Updated Dec 15, 2013 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Sheriff,Deputy,Work,Farm,Land,Life,Death

cc_chuks

The Malice Of Beast-Men And The Chalice Of Appeasement Part One: Pawn Of Malice

By Cc Chuks  (booksie.com)

The Owaro Ajodun, an annual festival to ward off angry spirits, goes terribly wrong. The festival brings peace and order to the realm by appeasing two diametric, hellish spirit races, the impenitent and the vengeful, by rallying offenders for the sake of seeking forgiveness from spirits of the...

Novel | Updated Dec 6, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: African,Fantasy,From,Africa,Science,Fiction,Commercial,Yoruba,Story,Novel,Based,On,Tradition,Oyo,Empire,Set,In,The,Kingdom

Echoes Of A Glorious Past

By Mezquiteno  (booksie.com)

A short poem about the diminishing society and country we live in.

Poetry | Updated Dec 3, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: Society,Land,Wealth,Poverty,Glory,Country,People,Past,Future

The Soiled Fabric Of Our Twisted Spirits - Part 4

By Allen Henriquez  (booksie.com)

The continued story of Ann Morgan.

Novel | Updated Dec 1, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Ann,Morgan,Sheriff,Gutbucket,Life,Death,Farm,Land

liam_strong

Heartland

By Liam Strong  (booksie.com)

This poem is for Archia's poetry contest! The style is my new craft of vague storytelling, though it may sound pretentious and slightly tough to understand. But it's precious and for poetry that's all that matters! Enjoy!

Poetry | Updated Nov 29, 2013 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 10
Tags: Heart,Land,Hope,Green,Her,Paint,Frame,Seasons,Trees

kate_hanton

Untold Histories: Salvation

By Kate Hanton  (booksie.com)

This stuff may seem stupid now but it may be big one day.... Anyway this is all stuff that unfortunatly didn't make it to Arid Land but has a big part to do with Salvation etc... Please like and comment if you like this. This is all gonna be like songs from Salvation and stuff like that...

Book | Updated Nov 16, 2013 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
Tags: Songs,Stuff,Exclusive,Past,Hidden,Oh,Look,It's,More,Arid,Land

susanbethmiller

King Dragon

By Susanbethmiller  (booksie.com)

Bao is a Chinese farmer, alone since the death of his wife. His small farm is being expropriated by the government..

Short Story | Updated Nov 16, 2013 | Reads: 19 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: China,Chinese,Land,Expropriation,Takings,Rights,Mourning,Farm,Farming,Suicide,Self,Immolation,Political,Widower,Grief,Bereavement,Oppression


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