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It is the themed hotels and casinos that have transformed Las Vegas from the two dimensional 1970s 'Sin City' urban landscapes to its current incarnation that embraces and celebrates various forms of hyper-reality. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

This poem is about being in love with someone who's focused on something, or someone else. It's about feeling helpless as even when we give our all, second-best it's all we'll know if we're hung up on a person who doesn't see us as a priority. Read More
An article about gothic architecture connected to the greek philosophy of beauty. Read More
An esteemed architect is possessed by paranoia . . . and more. Read More
Claire and Kate had been best friends since they were kids. They care and protect each other. They do not want to hurt each other. They are really sweet friends. Both of them will leave San Francisco to continue their study. And yet, they are back to be together again… Read More
Not many know the history of a building and the effects it took in becoming the beauty it is now. We are quick to admire, but never take time to acknowledge the history. This essay will talk about The Tenneco Building, better known as the Kinder Morgan Building and how… Read More
Ever wondered about the architecture at the Children's Museum of Houston? This article explains the design elements that help the museum to function as a permanent space for children as well as a framework for changeable exhibit spaces. Read More
Jonathan never thought that he would meet Samantha the love of his dreams by this unexpected way this story goes through emotional situations and investigations, can Jonathan's scar be the reason that they fell for each other? how did he get this so special scar? please read, like and comment… Read More
A brief history of the Palace Cinema, Ilfracombe, Devon 1913-1926 Read More

Short Story / Horror

November 07, 2013

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The Booksie Classic House

In this brief and eerie tale, the owner of a historical property in the Mississippi Delta discovers that history often repeats itself, and that a primitive wildness exists below the facade of humanity Read More

Short Story / Horror

October 09, 2013

Reads: 297

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

In this brief and eerie tale, the owner of a historical property deep in the heart of the Mississippi Delta discovers that history often repeats itself, and that a primitive wildness festers below the thin facade of humanity. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 07, 2013

I was reading and found an interesting tidbit on fear and how it stifles growth...then this popped out. I suppose it was easy for me to write about since I had been through the shadows of fear; I know the feelings that accompany such frights intimately. Read More
Sterling Carson, a young squatter in Oakland, CA, falls in love... or so he thinks. Read More
About 30 years ago, the adversities I experienced made me form a different view about the spiritual world. Since then, God and Jesus have revealed themselves to me multiple times to help me write the book, "The Great Truth," which includes viewpoints and visions that are very fundamental to life—an… Read More
Daniel is an architect but after his girl friend cheats on him with a "special some one" Daniel falls into a state of depression. One of Daniel's buildings is then blown up and work calls him in to make an exact replica. Since many people were laid off last year… Read More
Iraqi security officers were very helpful, professional and respectful to all mourners. On Monday, at least 28 people were killed and 78 wounded in a wave of bomb attacks in central Iraq against mourners. I Ajmal Mehdi condemns in the strongest terms by volunteering my time in Karbala for help… Read More
The story of a boy who saw something he never should have, and ran away from home with his brother to escape what he had once called home. Discovering much more than they had ever thought possible. Read More
"does cinderlla exist in real world?....."that"s probanly the most common question that every girl asks her mother (or atleast i did) when she hears the old fairy tale originated in france.No matter how many times we hear that tale about a girl living with evil stepmother and step sisters rescued… Read More
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