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Finding life matters at the end of a fishing pole. Read More

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Once my gas station manager gave me a ride back to my parent's house early in the morning and asked if she could come inside for a cup of coffee. I told her no because I did not want her to see how my family lives. My father is a… Read More
The qualities of a good father. Read More
I do not like the word “father,” but prefer the word “Dad” instead. “Father” is too formal, too serious, too staid, while “Dad” denotes the guy that cradled me when I was a child, the guy that stayed up at night when I hurt and was in pain. Read More

Tags: father, hurt, child, dad, staid

The tick, tick, tick of the outdoor clock interrupts my reverie to remind me of how time belies the dreams of youth, and betrays all hopes and yearnings. Read More

Tags: father, youth, time, tick, clock

A girl sit on a ledge high up on a mountain and sees her life before with all the peaks and valleys. Throughout the short piece it appears she is thinking about a trouble relationship with a boyfriend. In the last sentence, however,it is revealed that it is, in fact,… Read More
Our little group of six Always get together for a chat on different subjects, but the main one is about Jesus. Read More

Tags: father, spirit, jesus

My heart belies the many seasons of my life. Each passing interlude a symphony of sounds and of colors, of memories and emotions, and of reflections of each moment of a lifetime shared and a lifetime lived. Read More
Reflecting on my father's death Read More

Tags: death, family, father

A lawyer is caught in a dilemma of a life time Read More

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Ali gets a surprise that will change his life in just one afternoon. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 05, 2021

An assignment from class. We were told to pick a season and write on imagery on that season, so I picked fall, and wrote a memento mori to my father. Read More

Tags: death, fall, poetry, father

Jesus conquered the prince of this world. Read More
The Mayor of Los Angeles shuts off Rob’s power after he finds out about his election night party, and he has to figure out how to repair his reputation. Luther’s mom tries to repair his relationship with his father when he and Evelyn visit for Thanksgiving. Evelyn assists Hannah with… Read More
Disappointment is a part and parcel of our lives and this poem is about this emotion which has made huge in roads in some lives, just like mine. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 02, 2020

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Rob has to attract the interest of a financier with daddy issues but has trouble doing so. Hannah tries to get closure with Xandra. Luther, in his new capacity as head of talent management, tries to sign rapper Pop Spiders while trying to ignore his personal distaste for his music. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 25, 2020

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Featured Review by Sharief Hendricks

"Oh this was so emotive and harrowingly moving that it must come from real life I'm sure but I hope not.... You do pain and heart ache so well..." Read More

Matthew's aged and ailing father has always lived within a long day's drive of Yellowstone Park. Matthew takes this opportunity for a father-son road trip - hoping to find out what he's going to inherit from the old man, and perhaps thinking that - if the trip goes well -… Read More

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Father's Day Message From my 22 year old son and 7 year old daughter Read More

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This hindi poem is about a father of a daughter.Despite of discrimination he provides all love to his daughter. Read More
Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Tags: father, duty, sisters

In this captivating, humorous memoir, a son rises from abject poverty with a single parent Hispanic mother to become a lawyer. But gnawing at him throughout his life "like a simmering pot of water ready to boil" is not knowing his father. Finding Joe Adams is a biography that reads… Read More
A few years ago when the Government Of India announced demonetization of its currency it caused untold hardship to a large portion of the population. The elderly were the most severely impacted and many lost their lives standing for hours together to exchange their money. This is a story of… Read More
Microtale: An art of saying big things in lesser words. Read More

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