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Iranian Facebook Users Are Faced With Heavy Sentences

By Pejmanamiri  (booksie.com)

In their past 37 years of rule fundamentalists in Iran have shown no tolerance for anything other than ideas of their own. Personal liberties and freedom of expression are red lines of this regime.

Article | Updated Oct 8, 2015 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Iran,Facebook,Internet,Social,Web,Human,Rights,Youth,News


The Path Of The Warrior

By Ted Gerard  (booksie.com)

There is only one true path...

Poetry | Updated Oct 7, 2015 | Reads: 51 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Love,Romance,Death,Life,Pain,Fantasy,Sad,Hate,Hurt,Fiction,Horror,Hope,Family,Friendship,Friends,Dark,Depression,Heart,War

The Ecstasy And The Melancholy

By Aman Malcolm  (booksie.com)

The first of series to be named later.

Poetry | Updated Oct 1, 2015 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Joy,Sadness,Ecstasy,Melancholy,Youth


Mr. Zip And The Capital Z

By Kimberly Bryant Palmer  (booksie.com)

After a terrifically hard and terribly disappointing day before the Fourth of July, Peanut Johnson, wandering aimlessly down Main Street, stumbles upon The Capital Z, a This and That Shop. Stepping inside, he meets Mr. Aloysious Zip, the kind and eccentric shopkeeper, who introduces Peanut to a...

Book | Updated Sep 28, 2015 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: History,Historical,Fiction,Children's,Kid,Lit,Youth



By Ted Gerard  (booksie.com)

I wrote this when I was 17. I was crushin' on several girls at the time and since I never I had first love I was kinda creating this image of the perfect girl in my head at the time. I didn't know what I 1st love was until I was 27. Regardless I was inspired me to write this...

Poetry | Updated Sep 20, 2015 | Reads: 168 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Love,Romance,Death,Life,Pain,Fantasy,Sad,Hate,Hurt,Fiction,Horror,Hope,Family,Friendship,Friends,Dark,Depression,Heart,War


For 9 Months

By Ted Gerard  (booksie.com)

I wrote this poem for my mother. Christmas 2003.

Poetry | Updated Sep 19, 2015 | Reads: 105 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: Love,Romance,Death,Life,Pain,Fantasy,Sad,Hate,Hurt,Fiction,Horror,Hope,Family,Friendship,Friends,Dark,Depression,Heart,War

In The Dream (A Short Story By Bradley Paul)

By Drfable  (booksie.com)

An aboriginal teen, Shannon Brant, wakes up from a strange dream and her life is changed forever. She returns to her spiritual beliefs, and begins her journey to reclaim her life back.

Short Story | Updated Sep 13, 2015 | Reads: 136 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Suicide,Aboriginal,Afterlife,Death,Dream,Youth,Symbolism,Mysterious


By Silver Strand

By Donkylemore  (booksie.com)

Revisiting the beach I first learned to swim- fearlessness- a cliff led up from the strand and in the meadow a bull skulled all day- a warning in red paint ''Beware of Bull''

Poetry | Updated Sep 12, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Youth,Exuberance;,Fearlessness,-,Boyhood,Bravado,-pirates..,Persecution,..doubts,Fears, Conquering,Uncertainties,Failing, Trying,To,Reach,That,Once-far-away,-boy Aeolian,Harp


The Ballad Of The Landlord

By Aboynameddavid  (booksie.com)

An open letter to a landlord in the wake of eviction.

Essay | Updated Sep 6, 2015 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Writing,Essay,Non,Fiction,Nonfiction,Landlord,Tenant,Rent,Story,Ballad,Youth,Home,House,Reflection


By Harkenc2  (booksie.com)

This is a short one-page essay that we did in English and I liked the way that it turned out so I decided to post it. I'm not really concerned about how people like the story itself, I'm more concerned with how people see the writing style that I used throughout the piece and wanted to get...

Essay | Updated Sep 6, 2015 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Travel,Mission,Trip,Youth,Group

Excerpt From Missing Foundation

By Iotha  (booksie.com)

This excerpt from The Missing Foundation is found in the chapter African Religion and Christianity. I highlight a number of ancient historians and writers who give matter of fact descriptions on the color of the ancient Pharaohs and Egyptians or Kemites. This is part of my effort to show how KMT...

Book | Updated Aug 31, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Africa,Black,Youth,Egypt,Christianity,History,Religion


Ice Cream

By Ted Gerard  (booksie.com)

Karma can be a nuisance...

Short Story | Updated Aug 19, 2015 | Reads: 369 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Love,Romance,Death,Life,Pain,Fantasy,Sad,Hate,Hurt,Fiction,Horror,Hope,Family,Friendship,Friends,Dark,Depression,Heart,War

A Conversation Between Two Broken Lovers

By Sabatinibambina  (booksie.com)

He tried to tell me a thing or two about honesty.

Poetry | Updated Aug 16, 2015 | Reads: 33 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Love,Hurt,Loss,Broken,Sadness,Pain,Art,Honest,Romance,Breakup,Unfaithful,Youth,Teenage

Rebel Without A Clue

By Jl Reaper  (booksie.com)

Johnny is challenged to a fight.

Short Story | Updated Aug 13, 2015 | Reads: 40 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Mystery,Crime,Thriller,Suspense,Evil,Dark,Teenager,Youth,Fight,Bully,Rebel,Short,Murder,Death,Accident

Second Sight

By Pwl  (booksie.com)

Two twin boys in 1906 learn the grass might be greener on the other side. A picture speaks a thousand words, but one word can conjure a thousand images. I hope the writing reflects a time period both familiar and alien to 21st century senses.

Short Story | Updated Aug 11, 2015 | Reads: 75 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Historical,Fiction,Youth,Culture,Twins,Brothers

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