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Random First Lines:So far in Chapter 11, Jill plans a big surprise for Wade in the coffee shop, and now here's Chapter 12 of that cute story and back to Colma... » Read
I was thinking about the Civil War and how the Emancipation Proclamation rhymed when I wrote this poem.
They're Not My Girls is Jesi's first short story. In They're Not My Girls, readers follow the narrator to the places she has never been before and interact with the people she has never met before. They're Not My Girls is an examination of the maybe and what those maybe's leave us with.
This is a short story or essay I wrote about the ever present racism that is still spread like cancer throughout the United States. I have started a movement to end one tendril of this cancer by referring to African Americans as Blacks, simply because they are just as American as I am, a...
An essay about my personal experiences with racism. The use of African American as a designator of race and not point of origin. The fact that we are essentially all Africans, having all originated from Africa. How we should abandon African American as a designation of race for Black people,...
By Patricia Mcgurk Martin
THESE ARE SOME NOTES AND A POEM (THIS PARTICULAR VERSION OF) I WROTE IN 2012:
Happy Pretty People in the Hololand
Copyright 2012 by Patricia L. McGurk
An American Prayer
Written by Patricia L. McGurk, American Citizen and Author of â€œHappy Pretty People in the Hololandâ€â€“ I...
Lee Glover has no time to be bothered with a down on her luck divorcee that his father has invited to their home. He's got a ranch to run and a father going through the agonies of cancer. He doesn't believe in love at first sight...until he sees her. Camille is beautiful and definitely a...
By Caleb Aaron Lloyd
An opinion-piece about my experiences of the fast-food industry.
By Caleb Aaron Lloyd
Profile of a member of my university journalism tutorial group. A poor, young man from the hinterlands of South Africa's Eastern Cape.
Just trying out this story, tell me what you think.
"Here" I said as I held out my jacket. He looked at me as he shook his head with a smile.
"I can't take it, it's supposed to be the other way around now"
"Who says?" As he was about to say something I interrupted him "im your friend and I always have been. All because my body has changed it...
This is just about my experience of living in a foreign country that I so love.
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Happy New Year Poem.
A comparison of two lives
By Sonya Lavette Bell
The story takes place in 1962 Chicago, a time of innocence, before the turbulence of the sixties would literally change the world.
The characters are best friends from the Bronzeville neighborhood on Chicago's south side. They are all typical youngsters, wild, carefree, and full of hope, and...
This is the final edited version of what I want to be the first book of the series CROSSROADS. Three protagonist, Lionel, Chloe, and Brent all are going through the complications of life. Where they all have a common ground of understanding and peace is with each other.