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shyrianna

Gill Nelson's First Murder

By Shyrianna  (booksie.com)

Her name was Gill Nelson. She was bound by chains of fear and love for years, until at last they let go, and the world broke down around her.

Short Story | Updated May 25, 2014 | Reads: 35 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Angst,Death,Ya,Young,Adult,Suspense,Murder,Gill,Nelson,First,Short,Story,Mystery,Crime,Depression,Suicide

will_darkle

Just A Passenger

By Will Darkle  (booksie.com)

a short story about South African Roads and challenges South Africans face each day. The story centres around a Mini Bus taxi's actions and the impact a small incident can have on the psyche of an individual. It is important to note that these Mini Bus taxis are the main mode of transport for...

Short Story | Updated Feb 13, 2014 | Reads: 29 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: South,Africa Motivation Travel Nelson,Mandela Challenges Hope

Great - For Nelson Mandela

By Lynn Clare  (booksie.com)

Written in honour of one of the great and most influential statesmen of our time - Madiba. A native of my home country, and a constant inspiration to me as I grew up.

Poetry | Updated Feb 12, 2014 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Mandela,Nelson,South,Africa,Politics,Love,Great,Poetry,Ginger

iulianbrudiu

Lights! Madiba! Action!

By Iulianbrudiu  (booksie.com)

People attending the London premiere of a new film about Nelson Mandela were told of his death as the closing credits rolled, on 5th December 2013. My new poem is written in honor of the anti-apartheid icon and I invite you to read it here...

Poetry | Updated Dec 17, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Nelson,Mandela,Brudiu,Poetry,Poem

cogza

95 GUN SALUTE (for Madiba)

By Cogza  (booksie.com)

Tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela

Poetry | Updated Dec 9, 2013 | Reads: 60 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Mandela,Nelson,Madiba,Collen,Poetry,Nxumalo

susanbethmiller

The Last Prisoner

By Susanbethmiller  (booksie.com)

My story is set in South America and tells the story of the imprisonment of an esteemed Native American political prisoner. The story is told through the various viewpoints of his jailors and interrogators. This story was inspired by the tragedy of the death in prison of South African...

Novel | Updated Dec 6, 2013 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Truth,And,Reconciliation,Nelson,Mandela,Steven,Biko,South,Africa,Prison,Prisoner,Abuse,Indian,American,Political,Torture,Murder,Apartheid,Dissident

NELSON MADIBA MANDELA

By Koolc  (booksie.com)

NELSON MADIBA MANDELA

Poetry | Updated Dec 6, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Nelson,Madiba,Mandela

philipcgregory

Speculative Conjecturalism

By Philipcgregory  (booksie.com)

An essay in which I argue that, among other reasons, Nelson Goodman's Grue Paradox is uncessarily complex, that we have universal cognitive principles gifted to us by evolution that provide a benchmark for rejecting grue predicates, and that our reasoning is not inductive, but is speculative...

Essay | Updated Dec 3, 2013 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Philip,Gregory,Philosophy,Debate,Epistemology,Knowledge,Truth,Grue,Paradox,Nelson,Goodman,David,Hume,Universal,Cognitive,Principles

nelson_lowhim

When Gods Fail

By Nelson Lowhim  (booksie.com)

This is a very dark novella. Exploring a cave, Tom finds himself trapped when a series of earthquakes seal the cave entrance. Weeks later, he pulls himself out. He can't believe his eyes: there's nothing but ashes for miles. A forest fire? He sets out to find help, or maybe a phone to call his...

Book | Updated Nov 20, 2013 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 4
Tags: Nelson,Lowhim,When,Gods,Fail,Dystopian,Post,Apocalyptic,Nuclear,War,Evil,Carnal

swinters

A Pinch For Reality

By Swinters  (booksie.com)

⚜ ☕ ღ A Pinch for Reality ღ ☕⚜ Nelson Clements has to make a big decision that will change his whole life,He have to choose between the two girls that both captured his heart, LaDanna Summers - he's first love -slash- childhood friend,who have no clue that he...

Novel | Updated May 23, 2013 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 4
Tags: Nelson,Ladanna,Kiander,Childhood,Friend,First,Love,Newgirl,Wealthy,Popular,Competition,Choice,Oneboy,Twogirls

Kaffertjie - A Love Story

By Kaffertjie  (booksie.com)

Justice Edwin Cameron Constitutional Court Judge and Author of Witness to AIDS Sunday Independent: Books Page 'BEST READS OF THE YEAR' “‘kaffertjie,’ by Johan Engelbrecht is a provocatively titled novelization of a most remarkable true story. The writer's childless aunt...

Book | Updated Nov 3, 2012 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Kaffertjie,Kaffer,Kafir,Kaffir,South,Africa,Afro,American,African,Nelson,Mandela

The Rainbow Champion

By Fraser Muir  (booksie.com)

This is a poem I wrote when I was 14 years old about Nelson Mandela who struck a chord with me from a very early age.

Poetry | Updated Apr 19, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Apartheid,Black,South,Africa,Mandela,Nelson

Change Seasoned With Rationality (Audio)

By Scribblings Of A Middle Aged Mad Man  (booksie.com)

Change is welcome..

Poetry | Updated Aug 30, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Nelson,Mandela

m_alexander_vale

Writings Of The Kerachou

By M Alexander Vale  (booksie.com)

The Writings of the Kerachou

Article | Updated Jun 13, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: New,Factual,Ancient,Ufo,Alien,Prophecy,Unique,Unknown,Things,To,Come,Nelson,Quicksilver,Science,Fact

A Parent's Guide To Body Art

By Donna Cavanagh  (booksie.com)

Can you legally stop your kid from getting tattoos?

Essay | Updated Nov 27, 2010 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Humor,Comedy,Body,Piercings,Tattoos,Hot,Tub,Willie,Nelson,Daughters,Belly,Button

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