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January 6, 2021 -- The assassination of democracy on Pennsylvania Avenue was botched, and failed. It was a Shakespearian tragedy played out in all its brutality and ferociousness. Read More

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June 05, 2022

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Since when is food racist? Ban turkey, because of native Americans? Ban just about everything, because some where some body has been abused by racism. I took a twist of movie line from an American institution of the 70's 'Easy Rider' to finish my poem. Just because children learn racism… Read More

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Hampton Roads high is a privileged public school in Virginia Beach, and it's a place where one's status is determined by their family's bank account. In this established environment during the late 90's, seven teenagers from different walks of life will be brought together for a tale of culture collisions,… Read More
Being envious of those who dared to dream, and those who had the courage and the character of their convictions. That is the definition of an American today. Too timid to challenge the atrocities of power and corruption, and too cowardly to blaze new trails to undreamed heights, and through… Read More

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American terrorists -- they are among us. Here is my take on our home-grown American terrorists: We have become accustomed to the sound and the pictures of exploding bombs, detonated by suicide bombers. We have become anaesthetized to seeing the aftermath of the human tragedy, be them soldiers or ordinary… Read More
Reflecting on my heritage, my legacy, and the stories told to keep alive the voices and the faces of our past. It makes me sad to remember those stories of long ago, and even to have lived through some of them. And here we are, still living the struggle. Read More
The Democratic Party is on a losing course. Already they are beating each other up on almost every conceivable issue of relevance to the average American voter. Unfortunately, their words, their actions, their policy statements, and their in-fighting over every topic and issue that comes before them, seems of little… Read More
This is the truth and if you don’t want to believe it then you’re part of the problem. Read More
This essay covers some important aspects of Native American Spirituality and Culture. Read More
A poem featuring United States writer/poet "Kia Flow". This piece seeks infuse the experiences of growing up in the ghettos of South Africa and America. Read More
The conquering forces of evil and of hate have engulfed the human soul in a sea of deceit and of treachery. What compassion there existed, and what human endeavors there were, to uplift the hearts and souls of a maddening world, now lost amidst the frivolity and triviality that has… Read More
Growing up with a Mexican heritage in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas meant being taught respect. Respect of our elders and respect for our “betters.” And “betters,” without much elaboration to small brown kids in the Valley back in my day, meant the Anglos, the Whites, the landowners. Read More
In Vietnam, as I have said a million times, I saw the best and worst of men at war. I saw compassion and empathy as young American boys and men responded to the sight of Vietnamese children and old men and women fleeing the slaughtering assault on their homes and… Read More
After watching a recent episode of Hospital on bbc, I thought of this. It's a cumulative, of everything since corona. Some times its better to pull the plug than remove too much to survive. If you shut off your brain, you won't understand it. As far as I am concerned… Read More
This collection of poems presents a unique perspective on enduring themes--love, existentialism, the darker side of life in an urban environment, loneliness, quiet heroism and the transcendent power of poetry to rebuild weary souls and teach lessons we may not want to learn. Although several of the poems in this… Read More

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In this day of coronavirus lunacy, is there an answer that can be found? The answer is yes, but most will not like it. Read More
The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States are vital writs of our freedom. It is imperative that we remember our history or will be doomed to repeat it. Read More
During the height of The American Civil War in the eighteen sixties, Anderson Grahame, seeks his own fortune during the reign of President Abraham Lincoln. As he does so, he meets Elizabeth Payton, a lowly servant girl from New York, who falls in love with him. The new historical novel… Read More
This is a poetry that tells a story of what the blacks and white are made of and their rights Read More
An American becomes Tzar of Russia. This is a work in progress, and I would love to get some feedback on this story. I would love to get feedback from all my writing, especially this short story. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

February 28, 2018

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A non-fiction story of an American missionary who heard God's voice and devoted himself to the cause of God not without hardships. Read More

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just my thoughts on how life is for americans and how america was made i guess Read More

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When you become a superstar, did your home town make you what you are? Read More

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Samantha Benedetti is an Italian girl that moved to New York for work. She is what you would call plain,average,just one common daisy among the others. She keeps to herself,barely talks to anyone,has made no friends ever since she came to New York,aside from her neighbor. All you would think… Read More
Thriller/Suspense/Sci-Fi/Fantasy Novel. Copyright © 2017 by Alex Sharpe (About): Everything was fine... Just another fine day at the park - a day with the family, and our dog... But then it began. All of the sudden they were here, without a name, without warning. They roamed the Earth devastating anything… Read More
The American Indians knew more about the land than what society ever could. They respected the land; respected the animals that they lived alongside; they treated Mother Earth with the utmost of care and attention... But then along came greed, power, money and a lust for land. These overpowering beasts… Read More
native american association of germany Carmen Kwasny has a fascination being the police chief on north american indian tribes. Carmen Kwasny a white woman is trying tell the lakota and cherokee how they have do there Native American Spirituality and Ceremonies.Carmen Kwasny is not a american indian but she took… Read More
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