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A short essay inspired by a quotation that I came across. Cover image: pixabay.com Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 10, 2019

Reads: 62

Comments: 3

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An everyday micro-atrocity. Image by Mark Filter from Pixabay (90 words). Read More

Featured Review by Derina Penn

"It is nice way to convey the "micro" daily atrocity. I am sure there are many girls and boys sharing that face too. Good Job! " Read More

an excerpt on being an empath in the big city Read More

Reads: 71

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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Poem / Other

April 25, 2019

Reads: 120

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Tags: poem, sadness, empathy

Reads: 81

Comments: 7

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Featured Review by Jeff Bezaire

"I love the format you used for this poem! The scattered lines as if torn apart, unable to create one cohesive train of thought; the opposing si..." Read More

Peace begins with empathy. Empathy transcends logical, because it is not about agreement. It's about understanding from a higher perspective. Empathy is about self love, because it unleashes you from the bondage of anger and hate. Read More
Some people write to earn a paycheck. Others write because it's their passion. I fall into the latter category. Let me tell you why. Read More

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Comments: 7

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Written for a challenge using the 'Mystical Moments' oracle cards. cover credit: nathan-dumlao-367165-unsplash Read More

Featured Review by Jeff Bezaire

"What a beautiful ending. A lovely story of how someone embraced his fear and stayed true to himself, rather than let it drive him away and beco..." Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 12, 2019

Reads: 159

Comments: 4

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Imagine a world... Read More

Poem / Romance

September 30, 2018

Reads: 113

Comments: 2

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To somebody who just doesn’t get it or just dont want me—fuck him Read More
Written for a BoMoWriCha House prompt. Read More

Featured Review by Joe Stuart

"You made this into a suitably scary story, Hully. When I think of the huge advances that have been made with computer technology in such a short..." Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 04, 2018

Reads: 118

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

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Comments: 1

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A short poem about the desire for solitude. Read More
a girl cursed with eyes that change color based on her every thought and feeling, chelsea fights her whole life to keep the world from uncovering her secrets. but an old childhood friend takes a sledgehammer to the walls she’d spent years so carefully building. Read More

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Comments: 2

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Redefining a religious parable which is used as fact. Read More

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Comments: 1

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A poem about freedom of existence and choice. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 08, 2017

Reads: 227

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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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

October 10, 2016

Reads: 389

Shelves: 1

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Inspired by a story I heard from a man who lost his hearing in the Afghanistan war - so, dedicated to him. Read More

Tags: life, man, empathy, false, deaf

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
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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Comments: 2

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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

Reads: 240

Comments: 1

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

Tags: life, lies, empathy, apathy

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