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Inner Revolution

By Elizabethrose  (booksie.com)

A revolution doesn't start with a group of people, it starts with you.

Poetry | Updated Feb 7, 2014 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 5
Tags: Revolution,Revolt,People,You,I,Hell,Fire,Flame,Persecution,Issue

irene_orton

N0n3xistent

By Irene Orton  (booksie.com)

forgiveness is provided easily, yet we abhor and demolish all that is superior to ourselves including ourselves. Yara, if you ever see this - keep it close to heart. I dedicate this to you. you have loved me like no other, I have failed you. deliberately.

Poetry | Updated Nov 10, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Attempts,Pain,Suffering,Mental,Madness,Lunacy,Perfection,Pretension,Agony,Anguish,Alternating,Double,Dual,Multiple,Personality,Perfect,Ideal,Better,Torture

The Patriot Act

By Don Hagelberg  (booksie.com)

The main character has or does not have a psychotic break when he hears a familiar

Short Story | Updated Jun 25, 2012 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Psychotic,Break,Nervous,Breakdown,Extended,Metaphor,Surveillance,Persecution,Fable,Complex,Reality

virgomermaid

Anti-Rainbow

By Virgomermaid  (booksie.com)

What happens when: 1) History repeats and another genocide burns to life...except people are killed not just because of their beliefs or race or culture...but because of how they felt... 2) If you were gay, you were sent to prison. You went through stages to

Book | Updated Feb 10, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Gay,Discrimination,Persecution,Cutting,Depression,Romance

paper_doll_girl

"Partner In Crime" - Anorexia Nervosa

By Paper Doll Girl  (booksie.com)

My personal struggle with an Eating Disorder(s).

Poetry | Updated Nov 15, 2011 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 3
Tags: Eating,Disorders,Anorexia,Bulimia,Compulsive,Food,Crime,Mental,Illness,Personal,Struggle,Poetry,Persecution

eileen_mcguinness

THE WALL OF SILENCE,.

By Eileen Mcguinness  (booksie.com)

To many of us THE WALL OF SILENCE is something where we believe there has been a cover up or that justice has not prevailed.Perhaps there are conspiracy theories which can prevent us from having any faith in the judgement of those who can pass out sentences on those who are responsible.The wall...

Poetry | Updated Oct 21, 2011 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 3
Tags: Injustice,Wall,Symbol,Oppression,Hate,Fear,Pain,Anxiety,Worry,Government,Control,Manipulation,Fulling,Challenge,Destiny,Belief,Prevail,Symbolic,Response,Anger

eileen_mcguinness

WAR WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR?

By Eileen Mcguinness  (booksie.com)

War is an ugly but necessary evil to those who want to gain power or overthrow the dictators as in the case of Libya and Iraq.It's about time the people took control of their own destiny and western governments refrain from interfering in these countries. Today at last an evil dictator has been...

Poetry | Updated Oct 20, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 3
Tags: War,Tyranny,Rebels,Overpower,Kill,Power,Overthrow,Dictators,Libya,Iraq,Time,People,Control,Destiny,West,Governments,Interfering,Evil,Dictator

eileen_mcguinness

THE MADNESS IN ME

By Eileen Mcguinness  (booksie.com)

Madness is something we associate with losing our mind or being absorbed by too much negative thinking.The madness in this poem relates to my mind being pushed in to an overloaded state of anxiety and stress.Filled with regret and pure hate not just for myself but for all of society which has...

Poetry | Updated Oct 6, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 2
Tags: Regret,Decisions,Reflection,Persecution,Choices,Voices,Despair,Courage,Attack,Mentality,Psychosis,Desperation,Void,Revenge,Society,Fight,Struggle,Hurt,Angst,Enemy

ousma

(Raise Your Voice) The Pentacle And Cross

By Ousma  (booksie.com)

I wrote this for tolerance, and for freedom of religion, for acceptance. You hate getting your beliefs stomped on, so don't do it to others.

Poetry | Updated Mar 9, 2011 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 7
Tags: Religion,God,Christianity,Pagan,Paganism,Wiccan,Christian,Catholic,Poem,Poetry,Tolerance,Understanding,Acceptance,Cross,Pentacle,Goddess,Karma,Raise,Your

ousma

(Raise Your Voice) The Dark Secret He Keeps

By Ousma  (booksie.com)

This is a poem written about homosexuality. I wrote it after finding out a friend of mine is gay and hiding it. I hope my poem will teach a lesson of tolerance, because not everyone knows how painful it can be to hide yourself.

Poetry | Updated Mar 1, 2011 | Reads: 46 | Comments: 6 | Likes: 6
Tags: Homosexuality,Gay,Lesbian,Bullying,Pressure,Hurt,Hiding,Depression,Poem,Poetry,Raise,Your,Voice,Intolerance,Persecution,Social,Commentary

CURS'ED ARE THEY ALL

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Not all witches are fictitious. This is about a witch-hunt conducted on Australian TV less than a year ago.

Poetry | Updated Jan 17, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Witch,Hunters,Fascism,Democracy,Persecution,Victimisation

doominia

A Box With Oxygen

By Doominia  (booksie.com)

A short story about a strange and violent event in the life of a lost angel.

Short Story | Updated Jan 1, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Dark,Angel,Demon,Black,Cell,Bars,Prision,Rusty,Blood,Oxygen,Chains,Steel,Tear,Scream,Chase,Persecution,Death,Faith,Religion,God

arukauchihan

Purple Hearts And Clothes

By Arukauchihan  (booksie.com)

FOr all gays,bisexuals{like me) and lesibians and strights...

Essay | Updated Oct 20, 2010 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
Tags: Gay,Bisexual,Lesbian,Awareness,Persecution,Understanding,Love,Hate,Pride

"The Confession"

By Peter Amaral  (booksie.com)

A Roman soldier forces a 2nd century Christian to confess his faith in Caesar or die.

Poetry | Updated Sep 24, 2010 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Roman,Soldier,Confession,Christian,Persecution

prvenus

Redemption (working Title)

By Prvenus  (booksie.com)

I have had the idea of this novel nagging at the back of my mind for almost a year now. I finally began writing, but the time constraints of full-time graduate studies and dissertation research have put it temporarily on hold.
I still wanted to post the first chapter at least hoping to...

Novel | Updated Feb 12, 2010 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Historical,Fiction,Voyage,Redemption,Homesickness,Supernatural,Mythical,Creatures,Obsession,Superstition,Witchcraft,Betrayal,Unrequited,Love,True,Persecution,Injustice,Self-discovery,Violence,Rape

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