Cotton stories, books, poems, and more

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A short story I had to write in class about children working in mills. Cover from Pexels 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… Read More
A brief discussion and analysis of the Confederate flag, its symbolism and if it's 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

Poem / Poetry

October 09, 2014

A poem describing the familial bonds in a group of quilters. Read More

Reads: 2261

Comments: 5

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this poem is for kids Read More
I'm writing a short story and this will be the first chapter. I do not know where this story will go, but I do have some ideas. It's about a girl, Emily, and a boy, Samuel. They both have their secrets, are a bit different and... have a history together… Read More
With the Civil War looming ahead, cotton was still king, and the cotton owners were the great plantation barons, who ruled the South. Attending the celebrated annual cotton auction, Jeb Hadfield's eyes took in the the oddly aristocratic slave woman, who had stumbled and dropped a basket of cotton in… Read More
When 2 teens runaway from home and meet by coincidence all they want is to start a new life away from their abusive/ critical parents. They fall in love while running. Katherine gets taken in the night to an insane isylum and Cristopher has to find out where they took… Read More
Southern charm, southern memories, time changes everything. Read More

Book / Romance

June 21, 2011

Reads: 695

Comments: 24

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~“To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.”~ In the summer of 1940 Winnies parents moved her from the big city to some small town on the coast on North Carolina. While getting to know her new home for the… Read More
A story on Onion Raju, a vegetable vendor in daily market. Read More

Short Story / Other

June 11, 2010

Reads: 1005

Comments: 25

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I couldn't even put this into poetry. Dedicated to Amy; who broke up with me 5/6/10 Read More
In English we could write a Haiku or two for up to 10 points extra credit. I really do not need extra credit, but I love writing so much I wrote a Haiku anyways^.^ This is my first Haiku in... two years? Wow.. well I hope it doesn't suck! Read More

Reads: 205

Comments: 1

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A poem I wrote for an assignment. We were supposed to be using our imagination. Read More

Tags: dream, candy, cotton

Poem / Poetry

November 29, 2007

Reads: 576

Comments: 3

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This was a class assignment to write about a poem about a body part, and this is what I wrote. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 24, 2007

Reads: 2716

Comments: 2

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