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this story was written on sept 12 2014. true account of young man's death in point lookout maryland. the facts, dates, names, location, and documents are all correct. Read More

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The The Devil's Trap House

Xavier gets pulled into a war he really wanted no part of but soon embraced his new afterlife as a Reaper. Making friends, and enemies is part of the life. Xavier quickly learns who his friends are. Read More

Tags: war, civil, angels, reaper, grim

This short is actually based on the lyrics from Billie Holidays song "Strange Fruit." This was actually an assignment for one of my college English courses. And one of the few truly short, short stories I have written! There was a word limit so... Summary: Kate takes her mule Sir… Read More
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
Based on actual events, Brutal Exclusions focuses on life in Charleston, SC, during a decade that changed history: The Sixties. After a school bus is toppled by eight Charleston businessmen in protest against school desegregation, Alethea Jamison, the only African American youngster on a bus full of white children, suffers… Read More

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HUMANITY SEEMS TO BE ON THE DECLINE WITH MANKIND BECOMING AN EMBODIMENT OF GREED, GLUTTONY, SELFISHNESS AND SPITE. AS A CONSEQUENCE SOCIETIES AND NATIONS HAVE BECOME EMBODIMENTS OF EVERYTHING THAT IS FAR FROM HUMAN VALUES OF COMPASSION, MERCY, CARE AND EMPATHY. Read More
Mack Charles Parker was executed vigilante style for the alleged crime of raping a June Walters , a pregnant white woman. What was proven was Parker gave Mrs. Walters a ride to what she said was a friend's house. Mrs. Walters never positively identified Parker as the colored man who… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 08, 2015

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Love is just as strong as hate, if not stronger. Read More
I composed this poem as a short summary of my views on the current situation in the early 21st century on the Israel/Palestine reformation since the mid 1900's. As many of you are aware this small land in the Arabian Peninsula has been disputed over for many years and still… Read More
A man faces the realities and brutality of war. Read More
Just a short story I wrote in high school. Found it while perusing my old documents and thought it would be fun to throw out there--the old refuse. Whatever. Read More

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Ghost of Civil War Read More

Tags: dark, horror, death, war, civil

Book / Other

April 01, 2014

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Natural genetic evolution is on the rise, and dividing society by blood status and purity. Katie Pierce and Adair Rose come from conflicting worlds, political ideals and social prejudice. Katie is a Divitiae – a person with desirable blood – and the oldest of her kind. Adair’s father, Senator Rose,… Read More

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Just months before the Battle of Central Park and the onset of the Second Civil War, President Obama declares martial law in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut as the ZA infection spreads. Despite the military’s best efforts, the government falls and Manhattan is reborn as a city-state under a… Read More
The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate analysis of the modernization processes of Afghanistan under the ruling of Amanullah Khan and that of France under the ruling of King Louis XIV; applying theories to compare and understand the accomplishments and failures resulting from the attempts of reformations to… Read More
After many years of peace and prosperity, storms loom on the horizon in the Kingdom of Northmarch, as the elderly king lays near death and outside forces stir up hostility among the people. Can Duke Eleazar and Duchess Aurei of Westmark and their children lead their loyal followers to restore… Read More
To Kill a Mockingbird left the world in awe over fifty years ago, but does this text still pack such a powerful punch in our contemporary world? Read More
If we ask what factor fueled the Civil Rights Movement, rarely would anyone answer “federalism,” because a deep understanding and analysis is required to prove this. The easy way out is “discrimination” and “segregation.” But those are the obvious answers. We also need a better answer to the question of… Read More

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A novel series that focuses on the life of a young Soron Voldrius, prince of a kingdom of waning power in the world. Read More

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Before the Talibans came into power in 1996, the previous governments succeeded in destroying the country through different factions, ethnical tribes, languages and even religion. Instead of stabilization, civil war broke, overtaking the capital city Kabul and Afghanistan as a whole. During the governing period of Mujahidin’s, millions of Afghans… Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 03, 2013

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This came about after I'd done some reading about the American Civil War, a terrible time. It also had some personal relevance, about being torn between two sides when you just want to be left alone. Read More

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Rycue, A boy in a medieval village on Gur'ak island and his friend Jamie get Tangled in a large civil fight between the nobles the lower class and the surrounding islands. Wanting a normal life, Rycue must do the kings bidding or be subjected to death. In his quest he… Read More

Book / War and Military

April 23, 2013

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During the time of the syrian civil war,Carrie Hart,a renowned cardiologist in th U.S was transferred by the united nations to syria from baltimore,she was scared at first,everyone seemed to hate her except doctor nelson who became her friend,carrie helped save many lives God willing,and she realised that her coming… Read More

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This peom is abit diffrent from what I usually write but its dedicated to a friend who will stay Anonymous but its about what civil war does. Hope you enjoy it Read More

Tags: war, civil

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A story about racism in the American south in the 1960's. Read More
An alternative version of the American Civil War! For three bloody days in July 1863 two great American Armies pounded each other to pieces in Gettysburg. This novel follows the exploits of the military elite of both the Confederate and Federal high command and chronicles the hell on earth that… Read More

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The Nords are about to have the shock of their life as what they believed was their her turns to bite them on the ass and what until then was thought to be evil rises to take the place of their savior. They have either the choice to accept and… Read More
civil war poem by George Gate Read More

Tags: war, civil

Poem / Poetry

November 25, 2012

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When the cloud of sadness drifts away...you can return to normal. Read More

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