Graves stories, books, poems, and more

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The Gravedigger buries Both the living and the dead, In unmarked graves. Read More
I found it painful and profound to visit Arlington Cemetery when I returned from Vietnam. There, I saw the shallow graves that time could not conceal, and I saw and felt the brevity of life, as I recalled the atrocities and cruelties of war. Read More
A couple of guys take on gravedigging Read More

Tags: graves, stones

The Boho High Cross of County Fermanagh, the grave-site of James McGirr, a parish priest who died in 1815, and the superstition, that may be part fact, surrounding his grave are all part of history, it is the rest of this story that I have taken liberties with it's truths.… Read More
I'm in my house doing the washing up when something strange happened. I go to check and end up in the churchyard. Read More

Book / Mystery and Crime

October 10, 2017

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Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Bodies suddenly start piling up when a Count passes through Ashville, whether by coincidence or not, and Alallia is the first to notice. Being a woman in the 1700's, no one listens to her when she discovers that none of the victims are actually dead. When her father suddenly also… Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 09, 2017

Something different. Read More

Tags: bliss, graves, i, to-rest

A sad but hopeful poem written to someone very special. Read More
What happens under a Wolfing-moon, in a graveyard? Read More

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Comments: 3

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Full moon and a Raven over a graveyard. What could happen & why. Read More

Tags: raven, moon, shadow, graves

A cautionary tale about revenge and the perils of assumption as told by two masters of kung fu. Read More

Reads: 625

Comments: 3

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This is a short story that I entered into a contest a few months ago. The topic was "Underground Railroad" and the genre was fantasy. This was a 48hr writing contest. This story is dark and twisted. I don't think it fits very well with the Underground Railroad theme, and… Read More

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Comments: 6

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There is a reason why people let the dead rest in peace, and Sammy, a poor man looking to make a quick buck, will learn the reason why. To disturb Death is to invite it. Read More
Its about the death of children in Palestine, killed by sniper bullets... Read More

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Comments: 14

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Meet Thomas the grave digger. The old man has been digging graves all his life until he gets the biggest shock of his life. This story was inspired by an old David Bowie song (which sent shivers down my spine) Nonetheless, enjoy! Read More
Cecil Weet, an old timer recluse, recently purchases a grandfather clock. But the clock itself has much more in store for this hoarder of dusty antiques and newspapers. It may even frighten him to death. Read More

Poem / Memoir

June 11, 2012

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Comments: 2

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I fell asleep on the grave of my dead best friend Natalie. I wrote this song for and about her. Read More
Its about the horrors of love and what true love is. Love is not just an emotion its a whole experience, a phase which when happens changes our lives forever. Read More
The 4th entry in my 'From Now I'll Be Sure To Draw The Curtains' project of short stories written in one session with minimal rewrites, based upon news of the day, time of day, or something said in the day that inspired me to write about it! 'Blue Eyes For… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 21, 2011

Reads: 304

Comments: 2

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I wrote this two or three years ago while sitting in a grave yard of a deralict church on Hallowe'en.... Read More

Reads: 448

Comments: 1

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Our freedom of speech is being taken away. Read More
Gargros is a demon, descendant of a great generation, invincible in battles and anyone who dared to summon them became their vessel to the human world! Read More
A poem i wrote some time ago about...world extinction i guess xDD ^_^ Read More

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Comments: 3

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"there language became a barrier"-Elie Wiesel Interpret it. I challenge you to think! Read More
Kar had a simple life. He stole bodies for a living. That was until he was caught by an extremely powerful man, with teh option of Death or a lifetime of servitude. The thing is, Kar doesn't really know exactly how demanding his new master is. Hell, he doesn't even… Read More
You travel in eternal darkness hearing a very odd noise that keep getting louder but what happens when you see the light. Read More

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Comments: 135

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Cory Field is known as "that girl who thinks she's smarter than everyone else just because she get straight A's," but she doesn't care. She may have no friends, but she's the top student in South Carolina, which pretty much gives her a free ride to her dream college, Columbia… Read More
taken from my book, "Long After You're Gone" Read More

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