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A Better Place

By Ken Siegel  (booksie.com)

"A Better Place" is a fictional story about a Nazi officer during WWII who learns through unexpected time travel experiences that it is not hatred and the elimination of those different from oneself that makes the world a better place, but rather, it is friendship and tolerance among all people...

Short Story | Updated Nov 22, 2015 | Reads: 29 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Tolerance,Acceptance,Friendship,Time,Travel,Wwii,Nazi

International Haiku: A PAPER BOAT TO MATSUYAMA (Satis Shroff)

By 4yetile  (booksie.com)

This is a Haiku series in which the scribe writes about his environment, the splendour of Nature, and the author's hometown Freiburg, an idyllic place in the Schwarzwald.

Poetry | Updated Jun 19, 2015 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Haiku,Matsuyama,Freiburg,Sister-city,Culture,Poems,Friendships,Respect,Tolerance,Peace

Zeitgeistlyrik A Man's Soliloquy & Other Poems

By 4yetile  (booksie.com)

Satis Shroff is a poet living in Freiburg, German and he writes this time about the trauma of Charlie Hebdo as well as the terrorist attacks in Paris and feels the pulse of the country he has been living in over thirty years.

Poetry | Updated Jan 16, 2015 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Germany,Teutonic,Race,Diversity,Mutual,Respect,Tolerance,Pegida-movement,Anti-pegida,Terror,In,Paris,Living,Europe,Hope,Spitituality,Prayer,Humanity,Ethics

Frustrating Heart

By Mnicorata  (booksie.com)

At times I get frustrated at my situation, and it was about time I developed a poem describing that energy.

Poetry | Updated Dec 16, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Personal,Dark,Mysterious,Nature,Depressing,Tolerance

The Fallen, Dead & Lampedusa War Refugees (Satis Shroff)

By 4yetile  (booksie.com)

Today we were gathered at the War Memorial in a hamlet called Kappel, which belongs to Freiburg, for it's Volkstrauertag, the day the people of Germany think and pray for the sons of Kappel (and other hamlets, town and cities) who fell in the two Great Wars. The World War I was fought 100 years...

Article | Updated Nov 18, 2014 | Reads: 25 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: War,Memories,Memorials,World,I,Ii,Auschwitz,Shoah,Holocaust,Refugees,Bombings,Hunger,Poverty,Nato,Usa,Ukraine,Stolpersteine,Peace,Conflicts


By Zacktheking9000  (booksie.com)

A poem about the shadows of doubt and intolerance and a showdown against it.

Poetry | Updated Sep 18, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Tolerance,Battle,Enlightenment,Positive,Qualities,Beast


How Many Times?? (Superheroes Revised) *mhamzasiddiqui*

By Mhamzasiddiqui  (booksie.com)

This poetry is a re-up of my essay called

Poetry | Updated Aug 28, 2014 | Reads: 34 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 9
Tags: Guns,Times,Naive,Life,People,Hate,Taunt,Ignorance,Wings,Birds,Souls,Bodies,Wounds,Pain,Eye,Smile,Aim,Protection,World


The Man And The Angel

By Oria  (booksie.com)

One common day an angel appears in one common life of a common man. And the world becomes a new reality. But how to deal with the fallen from the sky miracle? That is the queston the character of the story "The Man and The Angel" is faced with.

Short Story | Updated May 23, 2014 | Reads: 43 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: The,Man,And,Angel,Love,Fiction,Romance,Fantasy,Young,Adult,Gender,Tolerance,Lonelyness,Lonely,Miracle,Fallen



By Edouard  (booksie.com)

Billy has just turned seventeen. All he has ever known has been the conflict between the Protestant and Roman Catholic communities in Northern Ireland. At long last he has broken free and escaped to France for the two summer months of July and August 1988. There in the sunny town of...

Novel | Updated Mar 27, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Gay,-,Romance,Friendship,Fiction,Adventure,Faith,Religion,Irish,Tolerance,Terrorism

KING BILLY Chapter 9 Sex At Last

By Edouard  (booksie.com)

Billy leaves Brendan in Geneva to deliver the bag of cash. He goes to Lausanne to attend a youth conference and has sex at last, but with whom?

Book | Updated Feb 27, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Gay,Romance,Tolerance,Adventure,Faith,Irish,Troubles

KING BILLY Chapter 8 Switzerland

By Edouard  (booksie.com)

Billy helps Brendan to smuggle a bag of cash over the border from France into Switzerland for the two Bloody Bastards.

Book | Updated Feb 13, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Gay,Romance,Irish,Troubles,Faith,Tolerance,Adventure

KING BILLY Chapter 7 Rose-Marie

By Edouard  (booksie.com)

In this chapter Brendan introduces Billy to a prostitute which only confirms his homosexuality. Brendan has confided in Billy and Billy helps him to hide the I.R.A’s bag of stolen money

Book | Updated Feb 8, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Gay,Romance,Irish,Troubles,Faith,Tolerance,Adventure

KING BILLY Chapter 6 The Irish Night

By Edouard  (booksie.com)

Brendan disappears for a while. The Bloody Bastards are arrested. Brendan reappears, he’s in big trouble. Billy offers to help him.

Book | Updated Feb 5, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Gay,Romance,Irish,Troubles,Adventure,Tolerance,Faith

KING BILLY Chapter 5 William Of Orange

By Edouard  (booksie.com)

In this chapter Billy goes on a spiritual retreat to the town of Orange and learns something about King Billy.

Book | Updated Feb 3, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Gay,Romance,Irish,Troubles,Faith,Adventure,Tolerance

KING BILLY Chapter 4 The Bloody Bastards

By Edouard  (booksie.com)

In this chapter, Brendan is contacted by two men from Belfast who coerce him into doing a job for them.

Book | Updated Feb 1, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Gay,Romance,Adventure,Faith,Irish,Troubles,Tolerance

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