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Penned in 1984 but never printed. Perhaps the Iraq war would have been the time to print. Read More

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A final visit to the family farm before being sold elicits memories and mourning. Read More

Essay / Memoir

October 18, 2020

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Not all learning is in school, but the old ways don't fit in with modern regulations. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

October 17, 2020

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The author wrote this story a number of years ago when he was struggling with mental illness and living in a number of institutions. This is a true story about a young woman who was abused which resulted in a relapse. Read More

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Two senior men have been best friends all their lives, and they sometimes do not see eye to eye. Nevertheless, their friendship is unmovable. Not even ingrained bias can weaken their lifelong friendship. Read More

Poem / Memoir

October 15, 2020

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My life was changed with a handshake and a phrase. Read More

Poem / Memoir

October 14, 2020

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A treasure hunt unearths some unexpected surprises. Read More

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A break-up, divorce, and suicide have brought me back to my refuge of writing, a safe place since I was very young. Please keep it that way by being respectful in the comments section. Read More

Poem / Memoir

October 12, 2020

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Short Story / Memoir

October 10, 2020

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Some countries drive on the left, so this story might confuse those who drive on the right. There's not much I can do about it. Read More

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Life often becomes a loop, out of which escape is the only option. Sometimes that escape is planned, other times it is not. For a young man in the Midwest, escape meant leaving The Strip and his best friend behind. Read More

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Trapped by a winter snowstorm, a middle-aged suburban man imagines he was tricked by his wife and locked in the cellar in an act of betrayal. A monologue/soliloquy. Part of "Dark Snow" collection on Amazon.com. (Come on, folks, shell out. It ain't gonna kill you.) Read More

Poem / Memoir

October 05, 2020

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Friendship is the essence of life and an unforgettable journey. Come make your journey an indelible one. Read More

Poem / Memoir

October 04, 2020

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Wrote this many years ago to explain me, but perhaps many readers will find a responsive spark within themselves in this spinning-into-chaos world. By the way, the use of "Pallas" is a tribute to Edgar Allen Poe, who also mentioned that particular ancient Greek deity. Enjoy. Read More

Poem / Memoir

September 30, 2020

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a poem about a persimmon Read More

Poem / Memoir

September 29, 2020

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I am in my twilight years now so I write about what's important to me, my memories. Read More

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Book / Memoir

September 27, 2020

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Experience the resourceful spirit of Clyde McCulley as he explores in memory his humble but adventurous childhood in rural Arkansas in the 1940s and 50s. Though flavored with the hickory smoke of a southern upbringing, McCulley's juvenile innocence and sense of wonder capture universal mysteries and dreams of childhood as… Read More

Poem / Memoir

September 26, 2020

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For my grandparents who spent their lives in warmth and love. Read More

Poem / Memoir

September 25, 2020

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remembering things from days long gone, My painting restoration of "Rands Grands" Read More

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Memory of looking for a Special Blue Bird. Read More

Essay / Memoir

September 23, 2020

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Some plastic containers are too useful to throw away. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

September 22, 2020

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This a memoir of moments in the foster care system. Cover Photo by Juan Pablo Serrano Arenas from Pexels Read More

Poem / Memoir

September 22, 2020

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The heart of INDIA lives in her villages and I have mentioned here one dream this villager makes here. Let us contribute and make a gift for this vision. Read More

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A work I wrote not too long ago describing what it means in a society filled with people who want to tear down the moral fiber of humanity into a steaming pile of cow dung, be the quintessential hero on your own merit. Read More

Essay / Memoir

September 21, 2020

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An essay I wrote recently of what I believe my "whiteness" has effected my life. Of course this essay is completely ironic in its title and its tone. Read More

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A memoir. Read More

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Given our premium service for our Mother Earth still beats in my hearts voice. I have just implanted this message again. Read More

Poem / Memoir

September 18, 2020

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In the entire epic of my land, Krishna kept a silence that preserved the great warriors. Who so sustain the entire existence to enjoy the freedom of his silence, request you don't ignore his greater plans and do know this is not his weakness. He is ever persisting and knows… Read More

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my brother and i always connected deeply with rapper nf's song how could you leave us, written about his distant relationship with his drug addict mom who eventually od'd. i rewrote it to describe our relationship with our biological mother shelawnda for an english assignment. Read More

Book / Memoir

October 01, 2020

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this is the life of ruby. she was born in 2020 and will live her life through the climate changes we all have been warned about. read about how she deals with it, and how she fights for happiness and trying to still be optimistic. will she survive? what will… Read More

Essay / Memoir

September 11, 2020

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Sometimes when you are thrown into a situation, you learn a lot. But there's more to this than that. Read More

Poem / Memoir

September 09, 2020

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What will you do while facing bad instances in life? Escape or Accept? Read More

Short Story / Memoir

September 08, 2020

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Spreading misinformation isn't very productive Read More

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Funny, the many things we take for granted in reaching adulthood having never realized all the sacrifices made in order to get us there ... Read More

Poem / Memoir

August 31, 2020

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Short Story / Memoir

August 31, 2020

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Suicide is an irreversible life terminating mistake that generates a literal tsunami of emotional raging grief, guilt, and regret that forever haunts the hearts and minds of all those who loved you — those whom you left behind to suffer the consequences of your mistake carried out to death's fruition… Read More