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An informative article, I wrote, towards the history behind the Mona Lisa portrait, earning it high measures of popularity. Read More
We all are living in a world made of myths and lies. Read More

Script / Westerns

February 11, 2021

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Billy gets tired of his old life, but is his new one any better? Read More

Tags: history, western

You are cordially invited! | Welcome to the most colorful, one of a kind, widely anticipated festival of the Philippines: Dinagyang Festival 2021. As per tradition, I write an essay about my home town's annual festival whenever it comes around. It's my way of celebrating and giving back, as well… Read More
This story details the brief history of trolls in the United States, particularly the Carpathian Slave trolls from just after the American Civil War to 1936 when they became extinct. Read More

Essay / Memoir

January 08, 2021

Gerry Marsden sang the Anthem that Liverpool FC use, but I first heard it on a LP recording. Read More
song lyric about the sad results of the Civil War Read More
A man walked along the shores of a lake... Read More

Tags: history, lake, ecology

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Tribute is paid here to two often overlooked women, present and influential during deeply critical points in world history. Anne Boleyn already garners enough credit as a domestic troublemaker and, of course, as the mother of Queen Elizabeth The First. But she was more than that. She was a distinct… Read More
Lt. Ernest Chamberlain left his expectant wife and son on December 31, 1941 and headed for Fort Lewis Washington. This real-life story tells of our family's desire and challenges to be together for Christmas in 1942. When will he receive his call to the war overseas? No one knows. Read More
The content I wrote is an informative article about a historic battle taking place in the Great Bridge area of Chesapeake, Virginia during the American Revolutionary War in 1775. Read More

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"Ghost-Bull, Thank you for this informative account of one of the earliest battles of the American Revolution. I learned much that I didn't know..." Read More

Poem / Song Lyrics

December 06, 2020

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song lyric about the terrible conditions of some of the ships that transported Irish immigrants Read More
song lyric about the Galveston hurricane of 1900 Read More
song lyric about the likely regrets of our early settlers Read More

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"Interesting piece Shirley..." Read More

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song lyric about Virginia Dare, the first English-born child in America Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 12, 2020

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It's 1348 Do you remember this date? A dark illness sat in the winds Blowing at all the lives it's about to take An illness is spreading The reapers are collecting Taking all our loved ones We thought we were protecting Quarantine yourself, stay off the streets "You men, start… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 12, 2020

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It's 1840 and the air smells delightful The streets paved with dust From a gathering to the streets Of a war they say is a must Dear child, why you are hiding Why do you sit on the ground As though you are minding Something you don't want found A… Read More
song lyric about the tragic Johnstown Flood Read More
poignant song lyric about two Irish lassies who survived the Titanic's sinking Read More
This is a short historical fiction in the form of a Journal being kept. Oh the lack of tragedy! Read More

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An informative article, I wrote, about a well-known fishing vessel disappearing in 1991 due to a deadly storm, The Perfect Storm, on October 28th. Read More

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"That was really interesting! Thank you!" Read More

A soldier of the Empire reflects on a battle - and his life in the legions Read More

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When looking at a theory by a Political scientist named David C. Rapoport called The Four Waves Of Terrorism Theory. My essay talks about the points made by Rapoport and other theories that challenge and test his points of view. Read More

Tags: history

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A hermit is enjoying the fine art of the tea ceremony when a wandering ronin comes across him in the countryside. At first, the meeting appears to be a happy accident, but in the end, the encounter is neither happy or a chance event… Read More
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