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Delta Days

By Makenzie Taylor  (booksie.com)

Jenna is in search of acceptance, not for answers to why her sister’s suicide attempts continue to be thrown in her path, or why not only her past but her present crave her demise. An opportunity presents its self and the city of Boston proves to be a dynamic change from the small delta...

Novel | Updated Jan 24, 2015 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Romance,South,Suicide,Love,Novel,College,Boston,Mississippi,New,Adult,Hockey,Sports,Drinking,Partying

Happy Pretty People In The Hololand (2012 Version)

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

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 “Happy Pretty People in the Hololand”– I...

Poetry | Updated Jan 20, 2015 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Missing,People,South,Africa,Clothing,Fashions

The Civil War

By Shanitilly  (booksie.com)

I was thinking about the Civil War and how the Emancipation Proclamation rhymed when I wrote this poem.

Poetry | Updated Dec 19, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Humanity,Equality,Reality,War,Troops,Staging,Enslave,Fight,Race,Son,Daughter,Slaughter,South,Murder,Alive,Brother,Battlefield,Soul,Scream,Hear

They're Not My Girls

By Jesi  (booksie.com)

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.

Short Story | Updated Nov 24, 2014 | Reads: 79 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fiction,Travel,Europe,South,America,Desert,Possibilites,Lesbian,Maybe,Tomorrow,Women,Dreams,Options,Prose

Racism A Personal Perspective

By Michaels76  (booksie.com)

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,...

Essay | Updated Nov 10, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: President,Obama,Racism,Black,Earth,Race,Origin,Childhood,Man,Mankind,Slavery,Constitution,Declaration,Of,Independence,Abraham,Lincoln,Youth,Grandfather

HELP END A PART OF THE RACIAL CANCER STILL INFLICTING OUR GREAT NATION

By Michaels76  (booksie.com)

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...

Short Story | Updated Nov 10, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: African,American,Black,Caucasian,Change,Racism,Constitution,Citizenship,Citizen,Africa,Race,Origin,Earth,Childhood,Man,Mankind,Slavery,Declaration,Of

Willy Or Won't He?

By Brinkday  (booksie.com)

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...

Novel | Updated Jul 6, 2014 | Reads: 49 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: South,Dakota,Romance,Cattle,Ranch,Siblings,Cancer,Life,Horses

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Slaying Deadlines In Spite Of Stomach-bug Demons

By Caleb Aaron Lloyd  (booksie.com)

An opinion-piece about my experiences of the fast-food industry.

Article | Updated Jul 6, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Opinion,Fast,Food,South,Africa,Stomach,Bug,Rant

Rural Lad Triumphs Through Tragedy

By Caleb Aaron Lloyd  (booksie.com)

Profile of a member of my university journalism tutorial group. A poor, young man from the hinterlands of South Africa's Eastern Cape.

Article | Updated Jul 6, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Hope,Family,South,Africa,Profile,Triumph,Tragedy,Poverty,University

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I Am The Little Girl With Rocks On My Chest

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

I am the little girl with rocks on her chest in Gen Web In the Brood X Extermination My underpants are dirty and I cannot move I lie here nearly on top of a coal car Under the boulders crushing me Going slowly up the incline Near a quarry with many more rocks Although the weight is already...

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Torture,Murder,Genocide,Gendercide,United,States,Europe,South,Africa,Concentration,Camps,Electrocution,Units,Death,Survival

A Compilation Of Facts

By Talacrity  (booksie.com)

Just trying out this story, tell me what you think.

Book | Updated Jun 22, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Humor,Science,Fiction,Funny,Rednecks,South

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Loving The Korean Baller

By Catchinglisa  (booksie.com)

"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...

Novel | Updated Jun 13, 2014 | Reads: 45 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Transgender,Gay,Cancer,Sickness,Homophobic,Pride,Basket,Ball,High,School,South,Korea,Boyfriend,Jealousy

Life In Korea

By Naan  (booksie.com)

This is just about my experience of living in a foreign country that I so love.

Essay | Updated Jun 10, 2014 | Reads: 53 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 6
Tags: South,Korea,Handong,Life,Abroad,Society

New Year Has Just Begun

By Bhuwan  (booksie.com)

Happy New Year Poem.

Poetry | Updated Jun 3, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poems,Of,Bhuwan,Thapaliya,Nepali,Poet,Writing,In,English,From,Nepal,World,Literature,New,Year,Poem,South,Asian,Poetry

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Our Lord, Our Dearest Leader

By Poemguy69  (booksie.com)

A comparison of two lives

Poetry | Updated May 30, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Lord,Leader,Christianity,North,Korea,Kim,Jong,Un,Jesus,Christ,God,The,West,South,Hell,Concentration,Camp,Death,Treason,Dictatorship

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