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Church bells ring, and a new born day rises in the east. It is the dawning of Christmas Day. It is the birth of new hope in the midst of the unaccustomed disquiet that plagues the American spirit. It is the ghost of the distant sound of Christmas past, wrapped… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 23, 2021

Reads: 141

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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"This poem captures the very things and feelings I have when I heard the drummers in an orchestra. The rhymes are so natural too! I am in awe, Be..." Read More

I'll visit you every day. Read More

Tags: death, father, son, boy, drum

Reads: 481

Comments: 2

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Just a little ditty, not trying to be witty, just hoping to make a point. Read More

Tags: light, wisdom, drum

Joel, drummer for the Christian band "Aerial Affect," has a vice. Cocaine. And when a snooping journalist snaps some headline-worthy pictures of him snorting in the bathroom after a concert, he'll stop at nothing to hunt down the and destroy the damning photos at all costs. Read More
The Punchline of a joke turned into a story. Read More
A very simple poem concerning itself with the joy of noise. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 18, 2013

Reads: 743

Comments: 1

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Self Explanatory. Read More
The sky was red that night, red as the dirt below, the cannons had wrung out their last blasting sounds of glory. The stage set and the characters playing the part as the small golden spark glittered across the ground. It was searching, searching to give her teardrops that would… Read More

Reads: 377

Comments: 2

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Don't we love rock music and rock musicians? Here is a poem that expresses all this! Read More
Ekphrastic poem (poem based off of a picture, masterpiece, artwork) M.C. Escher Read More
A story about three Americans chose to live on the Big Island, Hawaii, all three has one thing in common, they experienced living in India and came out with different persepectives. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 29, 2012

Reads: 360

Comments: 2

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Another poem about sleep, but this one's about waking up and it supports quite an odd simile... Read More

Book / Fantasy

June 17, 2012

Reads: 709

Comments: 2

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Inspired by "The Legend of Zelda," “Fable,” and “The Elder Scrolls,” this epic about a young man, the last of the Dragon Fighters, must discover his destiny and save his kingdom from total annihilation by a force of darkness. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 06, 2012

Reads: 450

Comments: 2

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The "Ghazal" is typically about the mystical aspects of devotion and the pain and longing that come from lost love. An arrangement of couplets that don't have to relate. Five to twelve (I did six) two line stanzas with the second line ending with the same word as the last… Read More
Some believe true love happens only once in your lifetime. Read More
Andy loves her little brother Kalem more then aything. But he just annoys the crap out of her sometimes. What happens when a normal day in the park turns into a frightening experience? Read to find out. Read More
a poem about the dancing and union of the African people Read More

Reads: 346

Comments: 2

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One of the greatest joys in life is to explore. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 25, 2011

Reads: 362

Comments: 1

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The American Indian TomTom (drum) Read More

Book / Romance

August 16, 2010

Reads: 2650

Comments: 111

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Eleanor Holstarlor is an opera singer/primary school teacher recently out of college. Her life is fairly normal; chatty friends, loving boyfriendand the typically annoying family. The only glitch being her boyfriend, Terry, is a member of one of the most notorious criminal gangs in the world. The Jokers, a gang… Read More

Short Story / Other

June 11, 2010

Reads: 1147

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
As my son's first birthday was approaching my brother asked what would be a good gift. Since my son was getting into drumming, using pots and pans and wooden spoons creating a very organic sound, I suggested that a rhythm drum would be a good gift or something that involved… Read More

Tags: fan, drum, practice

Sumission to zomb1ezgod3ss'3s Alls Fair In Love And War Challenge... Read More

Reads: 451

Comments: 2

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The following is an excerpt from the novel The Silent Crying Drum. Daughter Williams lives in a world shrouded with secrets and pain. She has committed a crime that leaves her mind and soul at stake. Read More
so everyone has read the story about the girl going to an all boys school and falling in love with her roommate right? well, this is what would happen if someone like me went to an all boys boarding school. :D just writing this for fun so i dont have… Read More

Reads: 389

Comments: 2

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Just have fun, don't let anyone stop you. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 03, 2008

Reads: 487

Comments: 4

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Through the ages a lot has changed in Africa ... this poem narrows it down to our recent state of affairs. Read More
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