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Book / Other

January 17, 2019

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
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: 88

Comments: 8

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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: 70

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: 250

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: 102

Comments: 2

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
I just wrote this poem a few minutes ago after I read a poem here. I found it to be very interesting and well written, and I thought I should perhaps share my perspective on some parts of the poem that spoke to me the most. 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
Fifteen-year old Aaron Hawke has reached adulthood standing astride two medieval worlds: that of mortal man, and that which mortal man condemns, fearing both who he is and what he is becoming. Cursed from his birth to mysterious parents and forced to conceal a sorcerer’s nascent power, Hawke does… Read More

Poem / Editorial and Opinion

August 22, 2018

Reads: 70

Comments: 1

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This poem was written to inspire those who are being bullied to stand tall and not take to heart what others are saying about them. Read More

Reads: 163

Comments: 4

Shelves: 4

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Featured Review by Sue Harris

"A strange but punchy start, one that seems innocuous, until the the story begins to unfold, and what a sad, story of bravado...a brittle public ..." Read More

Reads: 114

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

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When you don't think about it and it still comes out, that's just your heart being honest Read More

Tags: love, hope, courage

Poem / Romance

April 28, 2018

Reads: 117

Comments: 1

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By the time Marcus started high school, he had developed the ambition to become a singer. His parents took him to a record store. After spending hours looking for something that he felt would interest him, he discovered a CD of songs from a musical. Marcus spent… Read More

Tags: dreams, courage

A brief encounter on Diwali day puts life in perspective for this writer. Read More
You are going to feel the weights being removed. Everything you do will become more enjoyable. only when you express the truth by developing Courage. #soulfulLife ~David R. Hawkins M.D., PH.D. (Letting Go) Read More

Tags: love, life, evil, truth, courage

A poem about life challenges Read More

Short Story / Action and Adventure

February 03, 2018

Reads: 275

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

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Cyrus battles to save his pack from destruction. Read More

Tags: fight, wolf, courage

Alessandra was at her wits end with her life, she wishes to control the world the way she wants to...pure chaos, but part of her wishes to end all suffering in the world. Until one night, she meets the world's best salesman and tries to make a deal with… Read More

Reads: 4733

Comments: 8

Shelves: 10

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Julianna Jingle, snarky and spunky adolescent, hides a dark secret, one that might just lead to her end. Read More

Featured Review by hullabaloo22

"What a great story, Joy. You've got the masks, the pretend, the 'make-a-joke-of -yourself; the bullies, humiliation; the anger, the abuse and th..." Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 21, 2018

Reads: 129

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Poem / Poetry

December 20, 2017

Reads: 154

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

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My dreams are my own and nobody else's. Read More
In life, we use a lot of efforts to embellish and take care of what/who we appreciate. Despite this, there are always negative efforts that come to damage our deeds. These destructive efforts will never reduce all our sweat to nil; there will always be something to rebuild on.… Read More

Tags: courage, bird

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