Allegory stories, books, poems, and more

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I have just taken delivery of a large pot of gloss sealer when the call comes through on the burner. I was not expecting to be back in action so soon. I was hoping to finish off some painted ornamental stones, a hobby I’ve taken up to keep me… Read More
More adventures of Miles London, collector of celebrity memorabila Read More
What lies ahead of us. Read More
No matter where you might be, the night train rumbles through every night at 3:05 am. Its low-pitched drone makes the whole room quake. Every time this happens, you find it disturbing. You briefly speculate as to what its ominous cargo might be and vow to find out, before going… Read More
This one does not speak for itself. Read More

Tags: satire, allegory

The nations of the world as they struggle, advance, live their lives and fight - prequel leads into the story of the Twentieth Century, starring Amy, Brighton, Canada, Rossya, Deutschland, Italia, Frances, Nihon, Indiya and Zhonguo. Read More
An entire community suffers from a destructive disease. One stranger knows the cure. Read More
In a dark alley way, a drunken mime and a shoe-less boy attempt to save a rape victim. Read More
In a dark alley way, a drunken mime and a shoe-less boy try to save a rape victim. Read More
Escape From the Lab is a short allegory for Alcatraz prison escape Read More

Reads: 161

Comments: 2

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A piece from my senior year of high school, where our inspiration was an apple cut in half. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 19, 2014

An allegorical tale of a rose, written in Decapentasyllabic verse. Read More
An Iambic hexameter poem describing the spiritual world of a nun who lives in a convent. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 18, 2014

Reads: 176

Comments: 1

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A motorcycle riding allegorical tale written in Iambic tetrameter. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 17, 2014

Reads: 210

Comments: 1

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A nautical and allegorical tale, written in Iambic pentameter. Read More
On just another night in the small city of Norwood something terrifying occurred. What was happening was unknown; a deafening rumble, city-wide destruction, the denizens rounded up and brought to a place they refer to as the Farm. Some time after that night, 16-year-old Erik 'Demo' Rücker escapes the Farm… Read More

Reads: 463

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

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Had problems with your Computer lately? Don't worry you will. They don't last for ever. Read this humorous and apocalyptic take in this short story. Read More

Reads: 130

Comments: 1

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A story from the first-person perspective about a young man, who is experiencing a new life in a different city, battling with smoking. An allegorical, and at time humorous, account, of the nature of addiction and different levels of perception. Read More
The wolves of the sun clan have found themselves in a hopeless predicament. Man and its terrible machines encroach to the south; the land north is barren and has already been laid claim to by another pack; one of their own has betrayed the wise old owl and to make… Read More
A short account of a dream I had. Events are exaggerated and parts completely false, but that doesn't matter with respect to the point. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 22, 2014

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Comments: 2

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Allegory. Read More
This is a psychological thriller of overcoming relentless fear. Read More
An allegory to a situation I once found myself in. Read More
A rhyming, fiddle-playing bear stars in this unusual allegory. Read More
Another Writing Wednesday submission for travis mcbee, check him out on youtube! Read More

Short Story / Other

June 05, 2013

Reads: 227

Comments: 1

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This is a story about hope. I entered it for a competition. It also contains a tad of allegory... Read More

Tags: shoes, allegory

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