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Poem / Poetry

December 20, 2014

Reads: 103

Shelves: 1

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A sestina. The day is happy,/with the sun shining and birds chirping, the pigs/grunting in their cart, waiting to die, Read More

Reads: 245

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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I wrote this for a poetry contest a few years back. The prompt was a wheat field. Written 11/13/2010 Read More

Book / Romance

April 09, 2014

Reads: 490

Comments: 11

Shelves: 1

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Jack Ironhall is a privileged 18 year old gentlemen, most popular in the city, school and the world thanks to his high-society parents with multiple multimillion dollar houses and fast cars. Despite this he is modest and the perfectly pure bred manners he has grown up with. (Anneke (AH-ni-kuh) Linskov… Read More

Essay / Other

April 04, 2014

Reads: 257

Shelves: 1

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How Institutionalisation and human farming is impacting the mind of humanity. The affect of capitalistic evolution causing social-monoculture. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

January 26, 2014

Reads: 148

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A tale from the English countryside... England has no big cats, naturally wild. Nevertheless, there are frequent sightings of... something. The press christen them - the Beast of Bodmin, the Exmoor beast. Do they exist, or are they the product of fertile imaginations? (This tale is about 80% true.) Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 06, 2013

Reads: 75

Shelves: 1

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I have been a vegetarian for six months and will never go back. It is a topic near to me, and I want to share how I feel, and help people understand my point of view. Don`t hate I know everyone has different points of view but I am just… Read More
Bao is a Chinese farmer, alone since the death of his wife. His small farm is being expropriated by the government.. Read More
Short Summary - This is about a young boy growing up on a farm. He talks about his surroundings and what sticks out to him the most about the farm. He knows that no other place can compare to this, but suddenly he moves away and finds himself somewhere else.… Read More

Reads: 177

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Inspired by my father. Read More
A short summary of expereince living in the midst of rainforest. Read More
Curry is integrel part of Indian cooking. A curry ain't curry without curry leaves. Few Indians like Juggernaut even resort to stealing curry leaves to satisfy their curry taste. Read More

Book / Fantasy

October 31, 2012

Reads: 203

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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~No summary yet as such. I'm not sure whether I'm going to finish this story, as I tend to trail off and give up. I will write more if it proves. Read More

Reads: 154

Shelves: 1

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Freya Wells and Heather Smeeks have one summer left together before Heather heads to Oregon to dance with a ballet company and Freya starts college. They travel to Indonesia with two others to join a missions team and end up learning more than they planned about life, love, faith, and… Read More

Reads: 268

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A slender middle aged brown skin man with a ridiculous mustache squeezed in a very narrow space taught English at a college that trained students in agricultural sciences. Mr. Purshotham, the English teacher wore either a light Green or Beige trouser alternatively week long and never wore a short-sleeve shirt.… Read More
A young boy starting a new life away from the bitter cold of his father's heart. He explains what pushed him this far, and how he longs to leave like his mother who left him behind. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 16, 2012

Reads: 116

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A farmer matures over time and he grows and tends his parents' feild well until a fire blazes and destroys the feild. But he learns to grow new ones and tend his own feild. Read More
Now I am in a good position. Both of us, my wife and me, are employees and earning well enough to live happily. However, we do not feel happy in the sense of that purity of happiness we had had in our old village. Anyway, along with these memories of… Read More

Reads: 112

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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The story of Railyn, a girl who lives on a farm in Tennessee, and yes it is based on a Taylor Swift song. Don't know if I should continue this one, so anyone likes it enough to give me feedback, then I might continue. Read More

Reads: 256

Shelves: 1

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A brief non-fiction essay about my life on the farm and it's influences. Read More

Tags: life, farming

About my life and relationship with my grandparents on the farm. Read More

Tags: family, farming

Poem / Poetry

July 26, 2011

Reads: 108

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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The big, grassy roundels put my soul at ease. Read More

Reads: 188

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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True Story in rhyme, working for Kaylx, very good time. seasonal work harvesting crop trials in West Australian wheat belt. I use words that are more local to the story. Its a farmers story. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 02, 2011

Reads: 107

Shelves: 1

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Some of the wonderful days and memories I have of being amongst nature and the wonders of being a Country Boy. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 02, 2011

Reads: 265

Shelves: 1

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This is based slightly on my own experience of working the land but written through the eyes and in the style of a Country Boy in the U.S.A. Read More
a line of a poem I wrote, when images of the cruelty of the Bosnian war were on tv. Read More

Reads: 165

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A heartwarming story celebrating the triumph of spirit over the ravages of prejudice. Read More

Reads: 320

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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As Rhonda struggles to forgive her ex-boyfriend over his abandonment, he must come to terms with his own newly discovered loss. Read More

Reads: 180

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A teen's summer farming experience. Read More
One hundred and one words on the farming of sheep. Read More

Reads: 513

Shelves: 1

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A historical story about a farmer during the great depression Read More
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