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A Toothless Act

By Matill  (booksie.com)

Another piece for my African American Lit class, this one focusing on the act that abolished the slave trade in Britain in 1807. The Act was "toothless" in many respects because slavery was still allowed and slavers found many ways to circumvent the restriction on trading.

Short Story | Updated Apr 17, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Historical,Fiction,Slavery,Britain,Trade,Pirates

Sold

By Joli Hugh  (booksie.com)

Some mature themes, viewer discretion advised.

Short Story | Updated Apr 3, 2014 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Vampire,Slave,Slavery,For,Sex

softdreamer7

A Love Sonnet

By Softdreamer7  (booksie.com)

BOOP. Now, this is a sonnet if no one saw the title. XD A sonnet is a really hard poem to do. This was inspired by girly girl fire so thank you, gurl! You also gave me a A on my homework (Yes, this was a homework assignment). XD Thank you and enjoy.

Poetry | Updated Mar 30, 2014 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 7 | Likes: 16
Tags: Prince,Slave,Love,Royalty,Slavery

Glover Park

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

How many poems have I written called “Glover Park”, I, the Poet, ask myself That some cheating state must have stolen? Probably more than lucky thirteen years worth and no one has ever mentioned my poem to me to this day - the required poem I always write with a good attitude

Poetry | Updated Mar 26, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Brainwashing,Torture,Theft,Ridicule,Genocide,Royalty,Euthanasia,Murder,Literature,Slavery,Crimes,United,States,Patricia,L.,Mcgurk,Poet,Historian

Why I Know That "God" Does Not Exist.

By Ourworlddeservesbetter  (booksie.com)

The conclusions that helped me realize that there really is no

Essay | Updated Mar 26, 2014 | Reads: 134 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Athiesm,Future,Science,Prosperity,Freedom,Intellect,Nature,Balance,Religion,God,Fear,Corporation,Slavery,Jesus,Christ

Sight-seer (Novella)

By Misterm  (booksie.com)

In a small rundown town, the Slavers control the power. Disconnected from the surrounding land, there is little hope for the slaves, that is, until a mysterious wanderer from a distant land discovers the town. But will he want to risk his life to free the town's victims, or does he have...

Novel | Updated Mar 24, 2014 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 6
Tags: Slavery,Slave,Victims,Wanderer,Power,Control,Mystery,Town

rubianne_wood

Gracie's Inheritance

By Rubianne Wood  (booksie.com)

A story with a Gothic touch that will leave you feeling a little haunted. Love and family are the most important things in life, and Gracie Lawson feels cheated by both. When she reluctantly goes home to Nebraska for her grandmother’s funeral, she is surprised to find an...

Novel | Updated Mar 19, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Mystery,Ghost,Thriller,Horror,Haunted,Mansion,Georgia,Slavery,Voodoo,Plantation

In The Mines

By Christen Kimbell  (booksie.com)

A young slave boy working in the mines hears music in the tunnels, and works to find the source.

Short Story | Updated Mar 11, 2014 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fantasy,Mines,Darkness,Music,Hope,Slavery

Here You'll Find Bones

By Helena Parris  (booksie.com)

A sample chapter from the novel I'm working on, Here You'll Find Bones. Mara is an old woman looking back on her youth. her story begins shortly before the American Civil War (1861-1865). She is born a slave, as is her mother. In 1860, some 4 million people were held in slavery in the United...

Novel | Updated Feb 18, 2014 | Reads: 19 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Slavery,War,Love,Racism

Om

By Benjamin Morgan  (booksie.com)

a story that arose from two separate classes i was taking, namely a survey course on buddhism and a seminar on toni morrison. i got to thinking, what if a monk, living sometime in the early 19th century, renounced his title and decided to go to america to truly find meaning. well, it became this.

Short Story | Updated Feb 13, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Buddhism,Monk,Fiction,Benjamin,Morgan,Slavery,Race,Enlightenment,Awareness,Mindfulness,Concentration,Consciousness,Hello

Violent Men Are A Foreign State (Spanish Version) / Los Hombres Violentos Son Un Estado De Asuntos Exteriores

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

Los ojos de Dios están cerca del río Cerca de las alcantarillas en un arroyo de plata Las LLUVIAS de Dios - las lágrimas de Dios Un chorro fino goteo junto a mí cuando era niño no desapareciendo lejos Incluso ahora me imagino la fuerza cerca de mí Como una mujer Mientras que...

Poetry | Updated Feb 6, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Slavery,Crimes,United,States

Violent Men Are A Foreign State

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

Violent Men Are a Foreign State Women Are Not Allowed to Hate (High Standards in the United States) of America Copyright 2014 Patricia L.McGurk Martin The eyes of God are near the River Near the sewers in a silver stream Las lluvias de Dios – the tears of God A thin stream trickling...

Poetry | Updated Feb 6, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Slavery,United,States,Violence,Crimes

czr

Earth Inc.

By Czr  (booksie.com)

This is created as a contrast to my previous poem, 'The Hidden World We do not see'. Artificial Dystopia

Poetry | Updated Jan 22, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Dystopia,Manufactured,Machines,Robots,Environmental,Degradation,Unhealthy,City,Corporate,Slavery

luckdragon

Frayed Ties

By Luckdragon  (booksie.com)

Danya, a mage with a secret, is nineteen when he's finally sold as a gift. But the man he's been given to has no need or want for a slave.

Novel | Updated Jan 17, 2014 | Reads: 117 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 4
Tags: Boyxboy,Fantasy,Yaoi,Gay,M/m,Slash,Slave,Slavery,Magic

nerdyjayallday

The Black Heart

By Nerdyjayallday  (booksie.com)

Jim Dudley is a slave with a terrible past and is rebellious beyond belief. He's been beaten many times by previous slave owners but once he makes new friend and he's killed Jim rises up and kills his master and seeks vengeance on his old owner for killing and raping his mother. He just has to...

Book | Updated Jan 8, 2014 | Reads: 19 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Slavery,Punishment,Rebellion,Conspiracy,Friendship,Betrayal,Investigation,Action,Gun,Fights,Assasination

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