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Desperate to end the epidemic that killed his mother, 18-year-old scholar Tolnan nearly dies trying to reach a village which may provide a bizarre cure. A kind, smart healer there, Marnaia -- who is trained to fight and is the only player of the world's last crystal trumpet -- learns… Read More

Poem / Fantasy

January 22, 2020

Reads: 35

Comments: 3

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Poem / Poetry

January 10, 2020

Reads: 40

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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In the stillness of the night, Kia rose from a wooden old chair. her water broke that soaked her legs from that warm, sticky fluid. She whimpered to the pain that was slowly eating up her little strength. Her cry echoed in the valley, she was heaving too hard, cold… Read More

Tags: romance, life, courage

Poem / Poetry

January 02, 2020

Reads: 45

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Happy New Year to all! Read More
they scream not with fear, but with anger and indignation and as they lash out towards the authority in vexed altercations i slowly walk to the edge, unseen and untouched as i step up onto the ledge, i feel an adrenaline rush. i pause and feel the negativity clashing behind… Read More
Adaina is simply known as "Jess" among her pen-pals, but she decides to reveal her true identity to her close friend, Jant Leeps. Read More

Tags: love, trust, courage

Poem / Poetry

December 10, 2019

Reads: 70

Comments: 4

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There is nothing more powerful in this world than a strong woman. Read More
A poem about the harsh realities of life. Daring us to press on nevertheless. Read More

Short Story / Romance

October 13, 2019

Emma leads a simple life with her family who live near Liberty, Texas. Daily existence tends toward the mundane as she helps run a farm as a livelihood with her husband Jackson. All seems to be going according to plan until fate throws a wrench into the works. Read More

Book / Poetry

June 08, 2019

Reads: 118

Comments: 1

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Now is the time to say it plainly... My poem. Read More
The golf lesson gone wrong! Read More
My husband has a mistress, her name is alcohol... The reality of addiction in everyday life. Read More
a poem i wrote about a girl i knew years ago. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 19, 2019

Reads: 241

Comments: 13

Shelves: 4

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Is honesty the best policy? Read More
I am writing this at a very critical point in my life. A point where I should be more reactive towards my circumstances, but I am numb. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 05, 2019

Reads: 147

Comments: 1

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In a world where courage is often given a mockery nod, there are many who know courage well, whether in the battle field, police and fire work, or of just plain putting up with the erosion of principals our country is experiencing. But for shear physical courage—outside of the award-winning… Read More

Tags: courage

Book / Other

February 07, 2019

Reads: 9193

Shelves: 2

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War Story is a complex story that is based on my Parallel Worlds vision. This means that this story is set in our world as it can be, not necessarily what is or was. It is a work of fiction about a group of friends during World War II. Because… Read More
God told Joshua to be strong, and of good courage. My poem. Read More
This short story is a fictional account of Russian escape from Revolutionary Russia in the 1920's. For the most part they were hunted down and killed including the Czar. T he Czar's sister Olga did escape and moved to Denmark and to England . She took up residence in Canada… Read More

Short Story / True Confessions

December 07, 2018

Reads: 257

Comments: 9

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Featured Review by Sue Harris

"This is a really inspiring piece, jmm. I absolutely love the analogy, a brilliant way to describe your struggle. Keep taking those steps, mainta..." Read More

An act of faith, though a risk Read More

Poem / Other

October 08, 2018

Reads: 154

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A little poem about continuing on and finding your wings to fly! Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 30, 2018

Reads: 421

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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How many times have you stifled your comments, afraid of what others would think? I know it's a trend I wish to break...and so I wrote this poem to help inspire myself and others in the journey of expression. Read More

Reads: 351

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Little Peach is a story about overcoming adversity. A premature baby girl is born to parents who don't care for her properly, an incredibly selfish mother and an alcoholic father. This story takes you through the first few years of her life, and how her experiences molded her to… Read More
It was the year 4020, after the great battle of humanity has ended. Earth was set almost devoid of beings. With mother nature taking back it's claim. The lands were bounteous of resources of life. A wanderer named Rahul, a male of age 146, was wandering atop some hilly… Read More

Poem / Editorial and Opinion

August 22, 2018

Reads: 196

Comments: 1

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