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This story was originally written for a Reedsy.com contest. The contest prompt was to write a story inspired by a memory of mine. I decided to write about the death of my grandfather. For more information check out their website at https://blog.reedsy.com/creative-writing-prompts. Read More
While trying to teach his clever granddaughter a lesson about the worth of gold and silver, a grandfather ends up getting a very expensive lesson of his own. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 19, 2022

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In memory of my grandfather. Read More

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Ajit was sad. He was missing his parents a lot. He was playing guitar for a diversion. He was a student of class 10. When he was in class six. His father Sudarshan and his mother Kalyani died in a road accident. The whole family was drowned in the ocean… Read More
The story of a caring daughter and her sickly father Read More
This is a poem. This is also a story, as told in the form of a poem. A poem that tells a story. Godspeed. Read More
A little girls connection with her grandfather, being raised in a big family. Read More
Dedicated to Burkette Greene who died on February 7, 1998. Read More
What if you could speak to a deceased relative one last time.... Read More

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A poem to celebrate my grandfather's 80th birthday (12th May 1937). After his passing, me and my father would always visit him on special dates like his birthday and Christmas in order to remember him and have a small conversation with him however, every time we went together, it would… Read More
This is a short story about a man, aged 50-55. He suffers from a heart disease. Doctors suggest him to join an exercising center. He has to leave her granddaughter to do so. The turning point is when he gets all retarded colleagues. Will he be able to see his… Read More
Realistic Poem for kids, 2-10 years old Read More
A man's grandfather dies, and the story of his bizarre, otherworldly final days are recounted by no other than his mailman, Hank. Read More
An essay about my personal experiences with racism. The use of African American as a designator of race and not point of origin. The fact that we are essentially all Africans, having all originated from Africa. How we should abandon African American as a designation of the race for… Read More
This is the story of an incredible man Richard Proenneke and how he, like my Grandfather transformed me into not only a man but a good man. This is mainly the story of Richard Proenneke and his life at Twin Lakes. Read More
This is a short story or essay I wrote about the ever-present racism that is still spread like cancer throughout the United States. I have started a movement to end one tendril of this cancer by referring to African Americans as Blacks, simply because they are just as American… Read More
My personal story of my childhood abuse, neglect, and molestation by my Uncle and how that shaped me into the person I am today. How the molestation forever changed a five or six-year-old into a homosexual later in life. The negativity that arose as a result and all the… Read More
I used to fear death. I wanted to share a short story about the many unique experiences I had on my grandfather's farm when I was only six years old. The many things my grandfather taught me about life and ultimately about death. Read More

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Dedicated to my Pappaw. He was a witty, fun old man who I will never forget. Passed on Father's Day, 2014. Read More

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a narrative poem about a grandfather eating potato chips and his dedication to them Read More
Dedicated to Burley Johnson who died on August 3, 1994. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 06, 2014

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My silent letter/poem to a dearly beloved who died recently. May your soul rest in peace. I could never say I love you as emotions made us always feel awkward. But I hope that you always knew. Thank you for reading :) Read More

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So, a grandson visit his 90 year old grandfather. And it turns out pretty well at the end! Read More

Tags: food, grandfather, dog

"The Kids", "Lynn's Brats", and "Those Fricking Stoners", are just some of the names they've earned for themselves in their small town. The Kids don't care-they might be mostly in their twenties now, and grown, but all they need is each other. They take care of their own. When your… Read More
A soldier in the second world war leaves his son with his grandparents as he goes off to fight. The last time the boy sees his father. This is my first published short story so I would really love some feedback! Read More
Maria Oswald... I don't want to give anything away. But I will tell you that I was crying when I wrote it and pleas give honest advice! Thanks! HLMK Read More
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