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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

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"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

A wanderer named Rahul, a male of age 146, was wandering atop some hilly region. The man was taller than usual, muscular, dark-skinned, a potent face without the wrinkles of time. He wore a battered shirt, baggy pants and was covered by a cloak of some cloth, dark in… Read More

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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

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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

Poem / Romance

February 18, 2018

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A poem about life challenges Read More

Short Story / Action and Adventure

February 03, 2018

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Comments: 1

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Cyrus battles to save his pack from destruction. Read More

Tags: fight, wolf, courage

Book / Thrillers

February 03, 2018

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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

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

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"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

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Comments: 1

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Poem / Poetry

December 20, 2017

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Comments: 5

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My dreams are my own and nobody else's. Read More

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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

Poem / Romance

November 10, 2017

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Some of us think that life is easy, it's not. We're on a road that is already laid out. You, walking on that road, have to make decisions, sometimes wrong ones and sometimes good ones. God only knows what is around each bend. It took me a few seconds… Read More

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I wrote this, in 2017. It's part of my 8th poem set, Chosen Fate. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 20, 2017

Reads: 105

Comments: 1

Shelves: 3

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Short Story / Fantasy

October 15, 2017

Reads: 126

Shelves: 4

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What can the mysterious adventures of a Unicorn reveal to us? Let's take a look. Read More
This poem is for giving a little reflection on what makes the human attached to life, and living it until the end with its ups and downs. Read More
beauty is when........ her eyes sparkling those lambent flames and valuing her soul enduringly !her scars wrapped up with fortitude , she delicately applies her maquillage of enthralling smile . Read More

Poem / Romance

September 12, 2017

Reads: 101

Comments: 10

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Something old. July 2009... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 11, 2017

Reads: 83

Comments: 2

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Do you love you? Read More
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