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Born In The Wrong Era

By Damian Vincent Henry  (booksie.com)

Some people love history, because the thought of imagining themselves as knights, vikings and soldiers...actually excites them; and some men and women who lived in that era, needed something much more than being remembered. They looked forward to the future.

Poetry | Updated Oct 3, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Future,Era,Lifestyle,History,Tradition,Personality,Hopes

Teatime

By Yulia  (booksie.com)

Just a simple article about the English tradition ''Teatime'' and that it is a part of the history and culture in the UK. So let's see how did it start and how did it serve?

Article | Updated May 9, 2014 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 7
Tags: History,Fact,Tradition

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Whispers In The Branches

By Isabeau  (booksie.com)

Beth Sinclair dreams of being a dancer, but she has been trained for years to take over her father's apple orchard. When faced with the decision to follow her family or heart, Beth is torn between the world she knows and the life she dreams to live.

Novel | Updated Jan 3, 2014 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Young,Adult,Romance,Family,Tradition,Dance,Love

Klo, The Sun Dancer

By Samdai  (booksie.com)

A young man raised to be the story teller of his people inadvertently becomes the spark of a world wide revolt against tyranny.

Short Story | Updated Dec 30, 2013 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Science,Fiction,Robots,Revolt,Revolution,Martial,Arts,Tradition,Story,Telling,Martyr,Hero

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Christmas Tradition-sosnh Poetry

By Sosnh  (booksie.com)

A friendly poem about spending time with family at christmas time. Day 11 of my December writing challenge.

Poetry | Updated Dec 11, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Christmas,Tradition,Day,11,Sosnh,Winter,Poem,Poetry,Original,Shane,O'sullivan

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The Malice Of Beast-Men And The Chalice Of Appeasement Part Two: The Appeasement And The Beast-Men

By Cc Chuks  (booksie.com)

The Owaro Ajodun, an annual festival to ward off angry spirits, goes terribly wrong. The festival brings peace and order to the realm by appeasing two diametric, hellish spirit races, the impenitent and the vengeful, by rallying offenders for the sake of seeking forgiveness from spirits of the...

Novel | Updated Dec 6, 2013 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: African,Fantasy,From,Africa,Science,Fiction,Commercial,Yoruba,Story,Novel,Based,On,Tradition,Oyo,Empire,Set,In,The,Kingdom

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The Malice Of Beast-Men And The Chalice Of Appeasement Part One: Pawn Of Malice

By Cc Chuks  (booksie.com)

The Owaro Ajodun, an annual festival to ward off angry spirits, goes terribly wrong. The festival brings peace and order to the realm by appeasing two diametric, hellish spirit races, the impenitent and the vengeful, by rallying offenders for the sake of seeking forgiveness from spirits of the...

Novel | Updated Dec 6, 2013 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: African,Fantasy,From,Africa,Science,Fiction,Commercial,Yoruba,Story,Novel,Based,On,Tradition,Oyo,Empire,Set,In,The,Kingdom

Marriage (my Version)

By Acbowgus  (booksie.com)

My view of traditional marriage. More political in some cases about why I believe people should get married; to raise a family. How people are getting lazy about what this commitment is and how long it lasts. Life is not perfect and neither is anyone's marriage. Its doesn't mean you trade...

Poetry | Updated Aug 5, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Tradition,Marriage,Union,Family,Man,Woman

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Bharatanatiya

By Lekha Singaram  (booksie.com)

Bharatanatyam is a classical Indian dance form originating in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. This dance form denotes various 19th and 20th century reconstructions of Sadir, the art of temple dancers. Sadir in turn, is derived from ancient dance forms that includes some acrobatic karanas....

Poetry | Updated Jan 20, 2013 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Dance,Tradition,Bharatanatyam,Art

We Are Walking In The Light

By Alena Adams  (booksie.com)

Thoughts on universal energy, human energy, human biofield, time, our connection to the Universe and God.

Book | Updated Jan 8, 2013 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: “Here,Vigour,Failed,The,Lofty,Fantasy: But,Now,Was,Turning,My,Desire,And,Will, Even,As,A,Wheel,That,Equally,Is

My Tradition

By Brewcitysafari  (booksie.com)

When someone dies they're never truly gone.

Essay | Updated Nov 2, 2012 | Reads: 43 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Day,Of,The,Dead,Tradition,Holiday,Memorial,Funeral,Dead,Remembrance,Dia,Del,Los,Muertos

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Mission

By Philipspires  (booksie.com)

Michael, a missionary priest in Kenya, has just killed Munyasya, a retired army officer. It might have been an accident, but Mulonzya, a politician resentful of the power of foreigners, tries to exploit the tragedy for his own ends. Boniface, a young church worker, and his wife, Josephine, have...

Book | Updated Oct 1, 2012 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Africa,Kenya,Religion,Modern,Modernization,Tradition,Church,Priest,Politics,Change,Society,Development

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A Fool's Knot

By Philipspires  (booksie.com)

John is an idealist. He turns his back on a successful legal career in London to return to his home in Migwani, a small, poor town in eastern Kenya. His ambition is to assist his country’s development, to create a model that others might emulate. But in trying to rediscover his roots and...

Novel | Updated Sep 26, 2012 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Africa,Kenya,Culture,Tribe,Female,Circumcision,Religion,Tradition,Change,Delelopment

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The Infinite Evolution - Conversion

By Spencer Cade  (booksie.com)

A father, raising a thirteen-year-old daughter named Jade, gets involved in a galactic journey, which they could have never imagined. In the year 2039, Spencer starts his day fulfilling his morning routines. His life soon changes as he realizes all Earthlings are just a minuscule part of...

Book | Updated Jul 13, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Infinite,Evolution,Life,Death,Aliens,Sci,Fi,Space,Galaxy,Future,Androids,Android,Love,Hate,Politics,War,Peace,Civil,Humans

CRUEL TRADITION

By Sarthakgarg  (booksie.com)

THIS POEM SAY ABOUT HOW PEOPLE SUFFERS DUE TO SOME NARROW MINDED PEOPLE AND THEIR VALUES WHICH THEY CALL TRADITION.

Poetry | Updated Jun 26, 2012 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Sad,Life,Tradition,Sorrow,Grief

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