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Random First Lines:A short essay I wrote regarding the Treyvon Martin case and the effect I have seen it bring onto films such as Django Unchained and 12 Years A Slave. » Read
A short story about conquoring inner fear and braving the unknown.
By Reluctant Sage
The lessons of life serve a purpose, but they can also be hard teachers in the affairs of the living.
Short Story | Updated Dec 3, 2013 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Poem is about a preacher on the streets giving lessons to the troubled youth.
Poetry | Updated Nov 25, 2013 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
By Ileana Leon
My short essay is a life lesson about the challenges people face with fitting in to the crowd and how they can gain the courage to step out.
Essay | Updated Nov 25, 2013 | Reads: 67 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Stephy D
A short story based on true events.
Short Story | Updated Nov 24, 2013 | Reads: 67 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
It's exactly what the title says.
By Jack Angus Golightly
A song written around emotional isolation and shared disillusion. My Father is an Undertaker and I am from London which should clear one or two of these lines up. I'm writing this for the people that are pushing themselves in the right direction and speaking up for themselves when they feel...
(I don't own the photo on the cover)
Paisley, is a seventeen year old girl. Her parents' have this crazy--yet really embarrassing idea of having an open marriage. It effects Paisley tremendously emotionally.. She finds out that her boyfriend has been cheating on her... She's a very closed in...
Mila just wanted to start a new life, but she did not know that this new life was full of pain, and full of love. I don;t want to give to much away, but I really do hope that I did a good job giving a summary. Please read, and enjoy! I am Open for comments! :D
Drugs. Love. Alcohol. Sex. Pain. Parties. This is the life of eighteen year old Vanessa Rivera. Coming from a very wealthy family with her mother being a fashion designer and a father a lawyer, you would think her life would be perfect. But Vanessa has a secret. One night sheâ€™s the...
Mystical short story on life and love
I've always wanted to be a strong woman, someone that could always be relied on. My mother, in spite of the times that we butted heads quite often, was the epitome of what a strong woman was. She relied not on her own strength, but on God's strength in her and that made her a hero in my eyes.
One summer at a sad retirement home, a young intern learns is set on a new path after learning the story of one of the elders. Inspired by Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried. This is my first published work, featured in the short story and poem collection Ignite.
Sequel to Please, Ease My Pain. Itâ€™s been three years since Kimberleyâ€™s ex abusive boyfriend, Joey, passed away. Her life has changed drastically since, but she canâ€™t help but to think about Joey especially with the anniversary of his death coming right around the corner....
Twenty year lost friends reunite for an afternoon river adventure. Memories of the love of the past are reignited giving the past renewed meaning and significance. A memoir of truth and devotion and love through time.