Ghetto stories, books, poems, and more

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This story is about to African American Males having a conversation about the ghetto and life. The setting is at a mentoring session. Read More
This is a fictional write exploring life in South Africa. The world celebrated the defeat of apartheid. The question is now, what has changed? To get inside the thoughts of the ghetto is the challenge for this writer. I have taken artistic licence to be a resident of the ghetto.… Read More

Tags: africa, south, ghetto

Brainwashed? How does one become brainwashed? Read More
I am on the mic during the George W. Bush Administration and back then I had a little to say, always. Read More
Your perceptions could lead you to feeling some kind of way.What you think is going on, is not really going on at all. When you can stay in the moment and not put your answer to why a person does what they do, in reality, the truth may surprise you… Read More
When you see the rise of a queen sometimes you have to look back and examine the path taken and the fruit that it bared. Read More
While reflecting on societies change and their views on sex and pornography and Spoken Word Poets who have joined in on their brigade, I state my case in my memoirs. Read More

Tags: ghetto, gospel, prude

Book / Humor

May 14, 2012

Reads: 1861

Comments: 10

The Booksie Classic House

This story is just a random one that I started a long time ago. But it's funny as hell! And yes Mephiles is Roxanne's biological father, but it's like how Black Doom is Shadow's father. I also want to explain how some of the characters in this story look. Roxanne-… Read More
Taylor was that goody goody girl that never got a C on her report cards, talked out of turn, or even got in fights with her friends. That type of person was typical at her old school, but at this new school, being the goodie too shoes made her the… Read More
A light hearted, and as yet unfinished piece (about half done) about disaffected British youth. Inspired by my own direct experience of life in the crucible of London. Some racial themes, and some minor bad language in the context of the characters... Read More
This is a poem about the strained relationship between my mother and I caused by her former drug addiction and the associated problems. Read More
An urban-placed story of a woman who trusted the wrong one. Read More
Stamatia Billis (pronounced Stah-may-sha) is a world renown audiographer, or "radio show host", in my brain. She talks to me when I'm sleeping, when I'm dreaming, when I'm driving, when I'm shopping for groceries. Stamatia Billis narrates my every move, only she does it with incredible style and couth. This… Read More

Book / Non-Fiction

February 25, 2011

Reads: 229

Comments: 3

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Johnson Michelli, a young boy who lives in the slums of Detroit struggles with gang wars, turf disputes, drugs, and the troubles of growing up... Read More
Harmony Serenity Le'bei is a young girl who is telling the story of tragic events that happened in her life. Trying to move forward and hoping to help young girls who have went through what she has. Can her life ever be the same Read More

Book / Other

January 25, 2011

Reads: 794

Comments: 9

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In this urban tale, Tiffany Jameson is about to have the ride of her life. When a devastating event occurs that causes Tiffany and her family to lose all of their wealth, they are forced to move out of their big house on the hill to live in one of… Read More
Reminder.. No matter what you go through in life, you have to be strong, weather any storm.. Family is important, there's nothing like a solid foundation!!! Read More

Reads: 740

Comments: 3

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About a child been shot because of mistaken idenity, all the while trying to survive the ghetto. Read More
"Why do it? You know it's wrong." "I know it's not right. That don't make it wrong." Confidence. You either have it or you don't. Maggie Steelwater, definitely does not. She's a simple girl. Gets good grades, never a toe out of line, every adult's dream of a perfect adolescent.… Read More
I find myself amazed with society's view on what is acceptable behavior. Read More

Book / Humor

September 24, 2009

Reads: 3197

Comments: 2

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Meet Nick Stone. The highlight of Nick's day had always been smoking Jane, drinking beer, and causing trouble. Usually all at the same time. But that all changed when Dad woke up with a dead stripper in his bed. - This story promises to offend you, insult you and entertain… Read More

Reads: 735

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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Busking is a hard way of life, and Ren prides himself on it. Known around town by being harder to shake off a corner than a migraine, He's surprisingly able to eke out a living with his music. But things turn like bad fiction the night a girl breaks into… Read More

Poem / Thrillers

February 27, 2009

Reads: 336

Comments: 3

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Written 7/26/99. One of my first attempts at poetry. I had just turned 14. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 10, 2008

Reads: 320

Comments: 1

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a poem about what upper class people dont see. Read More

Tags: ghetto

This story introduces one of my special characters, the Bytch Efu Duck My Sick Bigga, to the non fictional personality of Lucifer Nigaros and the abstract concept of the Divine. Please read & take something with you. The work is a collaboration between myself as writer and again as artist,… Read More

Reads: 434

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

a sad ending of one life in "da hood" ... Read More
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