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A poem about freedom of existence and choice. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 08, 2017

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This essay details the arising issue of the decline in empathy due to the advancements being made in technology. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 09, 2016

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Tags: love, pain, empathy, growth

Poem / Poetry

October 10, 2016

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A deaf man grows cynical of the world/learns to accept his condition. Keep in mind that I am not deaf, don't know anyone that has gone deaf, so if I offend anyone with this piece I can only claim ignorance. Read More

Tags: life, man, empathy, false, deaf

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After admitting herself into North-Star Psych-Home for Adults, Lucy learns of a new technique which can help to quell her angry outbursts. It is through this technique, however, that she discovers what she is truly capable of. (Criticism welcome, please be as harsh as you can!) Read More
This writing is about the love all Christians are to have for others; and not just words, but good deed our YHVH sees and shall reward for; however those who help not others when its possible, shall receive the same measure when hungry and in world chaos. Read about the… Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 08, 2016

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Dedicated to the 22 veterans who take their lives each day and all those who struggle with thoughts of doing the same. Read More
In this essay I try to dismantle the "logic" behind homophobia, from a survivalist point of view (my own deffinition of survivalism, the biological sense, not the paranoid group of people who are constantly preparing for disasters). Its contents may serve as armament for the knight against homophobia, as simple… Read More

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HUMANITY SEEMS TO BE ON THE DECLINE WITH MANKIND BECOMING AN EMBODIMENT OF GREED, GLUTTONY, SELFISHNESS AND SPITE. AS A CONSEQUENCE SOCIETIES AND NATIONS HAVE BECOME EMBODIMENTS OF EVERYTHING THAT IS FAR FROM HUMAN VALUES OF COMPASSION, MERCY, CARE AND EMPATHY. Read More

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I short poem I wrote to symbolise love in a characteristic light. Read More
I am a concerned teen of India who is trying to understand the complexities of the human psyche. This article of mine is an attempt to understand the same. Read More
A woman is giving birth under extraordinary circumstances. A little story that explores the social forces that led up to it. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 09, 2014

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People are unaware of the lies that easily deceive. Read More

Tags: life, lies, empathy, apathy

Poem / Poetry

November 24, 2014

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Peter Kassig. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 19, 2014

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The other day my sister and I finally hugged one another when it was time for her to leave, we usually never do this, I don't know why. We normally just would nod to each other and say our goodbyes, so I wrote this poem expressing my emotions of what… Read More
Religion set a tunnel vision set of mind when a person is not willing to learn of other religions and paths of spirituality. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 13, 2014

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This poem is about reflection and revision. Read More
A short account of a dream I had. Events are exaggerated and parts completely false, but that doesn't matter with respect to the point. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 08, 2014

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Fame is like an irresistible cake. It's like a relishing your salivary glands with palatable juices but then all the sudden the hint of the taste degrades and so you crave more of it. You crave more cake, or fame in essence is the theme of this poem. Read More

Tags: food, empathy, fame, yearn

Article / Travel

February 08, 2014

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A short article I was inspired to write during my travels through Asia. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 28, 2013

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Dedication to Criss Sole. A fantasy poem. Hope you like it. Read More
This is a true story… the events & characters all crossed paths, interacted, separated, and found each other again. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 25, 2013

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Something that started in one direction and ended in another. About a boy the first gift for a girl. Read More

Poem / Riddles

September 10, 2013

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Pondering the magic behind my writing... Read More

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Ever wonder what happens to someone after they survive a suicide attempt? How are they able to function afterward. Read More

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This one is a spoken word poem. Sort of. While it was for school, I had mainly written it directed toward someone who had once been a good friend of mine. I actually ended up reading this in my class and it apparently gave some people chills, or whatever. I… Read More

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Was trying to write something emotional on facebook, but then it turned into this, which seemed a bit too rebellious for me to post publicly, especially with my parents breathing down my neck all of the time. I know there really isn't any rhythm to it, just a simple abab… Read More
My name is Claire Holland. I’m 18 and I’m in a psychiatric hospital, I have been for as long as I can remember. Each day is a challenge for me, or at least that's what I keep getting told. I don’t remember my past, only specific images, nothing happy, mostly… Read More
Ordinary day turned dreadful. True story about going to work one morning. never told anyone before. not meant as literature, just a reflection on my own life and feelings of empathy. Story probably has problems with voice, but i wrote as i remembered it, which is pretty well. Read More
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