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My final thoughts concerning the Confederate Flag, the use of symbolism as a powerful tool to convey ideas. A distinction between slavery and racism. Whether we should idolize the Confederate Flag as cultures have idolized objects before, and the dangers of doing so. Our belief system and a conclusion concerning… Read More
A brief discussion and analysis of the Confederate flag, its symbolism and if its appropriate to display today as a symbol of American pride as so many do without any knowledge behind its creation and what it represented, then and ultimately now. Read More
the best philosophy of any business is to fill-in the gaps and to hire a scapegoat Read More
The article brings out the agony disappointment brings in relationships. It shows how people experience it in different ways , how some collapse inside and the way out of these debilitating deluge of emotions that accompany disappointment. It gives the reader power to guard and overcome it in the world… Read More

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A foreign mother is being forced by her Kuwaiti son to go propose to his secret girlfriends mother. Confused and desperate, the mother hasn't a clue about the Arabic cultural norms when it comes to marriage... Read More
A night, while everyone is happy, merrily playing and cavorting with every being, a lady stand in the streets, slits her wrist with a blade and watches as the horseman leads her to her eternal fate. Safe away from this distress the world has caused her. Read More
In the XXI century, “God” remains an unknown value to humans. Although “God” is the fundamental value in this world, as he is the Creator of all. A modern human cannot accept the idea of the existence of “God” due to lack of evidence that “God” exists. "Blind faith" is… Read More
When respected Edinburgh Gentleman and City Councillor, Deacon William Brodie, chases his love of gambling, he is drawn deep into a double life. Before long the open respectability of day gives way to a hidden life of crime at night, and soon, Brodie is on a trajectory to disaster .… Read More
A dark short (prequel to the novel The Struggle Trilogy, check it out if you enjoy this short) story about an insurgent in Iraq. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 07, 2013

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It's a short poem about a girl who travels to the 21st Century and experiences new things she never would have in the 16th Century. A Tale of Two Centuries by Rachel Harris inspired me to write this. Read More

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The Jodi Arias Capital Murder Trial: Travis Alexander was Brutally Murdered! He Is The Victim! Since Travis Alexander cannot defend himself, I wrote a little something with his possible perspective in mind... It's called: "The Color of Red" Read More

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I have never seen such a beautiful creature in my life, Though our love is forbidden, In our world they judge who we have feelings for. But today this beautiful creature is mine to have and to hold. (This is one of my real dreams I wrote it down RIGHT… Read More
My 20th century poetry class essay..the question is compare Sherman Alexie and Countee Cullen who is angrier about social injustices and prejudices in their poems use his writing as "proof"...I don't remember the question verbatim but its something like that Read More

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She has many names, many families and far too many homes, she's lost count. But they aren't hers, because she is a doll and those homes and families are only there for as long as her contractor pays their end of the deal. She's forgotten her real name, hell, she'd… Read More
I wish there was a modern day Robin Hood, taking from the rich and giving to the poor. Take Donnie Trump to the bank, clean him out and jack up that weird hairdo, you know it be hiding from him at night, under the bed, and laughing at him. I… Read More

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A horror story with an unusual twist. Read More

Book / Fantasy

June 17, 2012

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Inspired by "The Legend of Zelda," “Fable,” and “The Elder Scrolls,” this epic about a young man, the last of the Dragon Fighters, must discover his destiny and save his kingdom from total annihilation by a force of darkness. Read More
This i just the start of a unwinding (first) story. Please let me know what you think to the introduction! Read More
At turns heartbreaking and diabolically funny, Journey to Virginland is an avant-garde tour de force, delivered by a master storyteller. The protagonist, a loutish and uber-cerebral antihero known simply as Dog, takes on the challenge to navigate the perilous paradigm shifts of our age, determined to find his proper place… Read More
"The Russian Torquemada" centers on prevelant Anti-Semitism during 19th Century Russia and how one Jewish family were made to choose between conversion to Christianity or deportation. With what decision they made, the consequences are provided in dramatic form. Historical facts are strewn throughout with an aim to support the Jewish… Read More

Book / Romance

August 13, 2011

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Versailles, France. Anno 1662. The reign over the French empire has just been taken over by its rightful owner, the twenty-four year old Louis XIV – otherwise known as le Roi Soleil – the Sun King –, or le Roi Dance – the Dance King. French nobility from all over… Read More

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Early twentieth century. A City banker purchases a castle on an island off of the Northumberland coast. His aim is to use it as a retreat but also as a place where he can entertain and impress his wealthy clients. However, things do not go according to plan. Chapters one… Read More
The ghost of a teenager haunts a small town, leaving blood on whoever crosses her path. Read More

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A man named Joe Byrdie is faced with lifetime dilemmas in his 20th century life. Read More

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Aurora has been living for a 100 years with her immortal family who saved her life years ago. Until now, their leader William has taken off leaving them with no intention to return and the rest of Aurora's clan leaves. Not long after finding happiness she is wrapped in lies… Read More
Work in progress, when a little girl turns up on the doorstep of 221b Baker Street, what could possibly be next for Sherlock Holmes and his trusty companion, Dr John Watson? Read More

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A dark force lurks and crawls in the shadows of Florence, Italy in the year 1438. A creed is birthing and a new age of wealth and glory arises. Immerse into the world of Elvenzo, a young man that strives for fame and respect. A man that stops at nothing… Read More
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