Inequality stories, books, poems, and more

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A research paper written in an attempt to understand the causes of, and solutions to, the problem of global economic stratification. Read More

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Fades. Their outcasts. Becoming outcasts changed them. Causing the fades to become cruel people. Their line of work consists of robberies, poisoning, and murder. Wrongfully convicted of a crime can change some. In a world were war has never happened will soon be over ruled with war. Read More
ever since reading the new jim crow by michelle alexander, the issue of mass incarceration has sparked a major interest in my intellectual curiosity. it's an issue that is evident and continuously growing which is why i decided to write an essay about it for my assignment. my essay specifically… Read More
This short story is based off of the life of Carmen, an immigrant to the U.S. from El Salvador. It tells why she had to leave El Salvador, how she was smuggled to the U.S., her arrival in the sweatshops of L.A, her trials and tribulations until she found her… Read More
Richard, having been rescued from the terror of the Harvesters by the people of Refuge is finding difficulties in his haven/prison. He overextends and must be forced to back away from his passion to punish the Harvesters. The problem of men needing to control others is another issue. Read More

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A man recounts the time that on his way to The Creole Festival in Dominica he came across a diary written by a slave that changed his view on certain things. Read More

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The Light & Dark views of African Americans. So many agree with the dark perception before they ever meet a person. It needs to stop. "judge a person by the content of their character and not the color of their skin", said best by the late Dr. Martin Luther King… Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

December 30, 2014

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James is a college student drawn to the Occupy movement in Seattle. Nancy is a struggling mom, Brandon a cop. Maria is an immigrant on the run. Then there are the more fortunates, Rebecca, a powerful congresswoman and Emily her protege. TinMan, a mysterious figure connected to the dark and… Read More

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A woman is trying to figure out what to wear. But her situation is a little different from one dressing for the ball. Read More
Social commentary about the economic disparities that exist between black and white Americans. Read More

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We often complain or rue about our station in life or the experiences we have to go through and sometimes think it's unfair that we have to carry heavier burdens than other people we know. This poem attempts to explain the seeming unfairness and apparent injustice that takes place in… Read More
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Disillusionment with society and corporate slavery are keeping us down. We became submissive to authority. As a result, we lose our dignity. Read More

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As always. Give it read and tell me what you think! This is one of my favourite pieces so far. Read More

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Religious rant, after coming across more homo-hatred on Facebook. Read More

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This poem shows the view point from the perspective of a black child in times of severe racism and oppression. Through his words we see the world of history, where people were made to suffer just because of their skin colour. The poem is set in the mid 1900's where… Read More
Ashley Pike is married to a monster; the abuse, the beatings, the fear all keep her locked inside of her own personal hell for years. She needs a way out, but how? Will she have the strength and courage to leave? She knows if she leaves she must never be… Read More

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Another witch-based piece Read More

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taken from my book, "Trying To Learn About My Madness" Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 28, 2012

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taken from my book, "Looking For My Shade Of Grey" Read More
taken from my book, "Enjoy Some One While They Still Last" Read More
taken from my book, "Enjoy Some One While They Still Last" Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 22, 2012

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A poem about love Read More

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This is one of my first serious poems, and still one of my favorites. It really explains how the lack of respect in our world affects us. It affects me, because I was raised to respect everyone. I hope you like it :] Read More

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it's about a thing that all families suffer from, inequality and pressure were the main things that made me write this. Read More
A critical essay on The character of Atticus Finch, the moral centre of the one of a kind novel by Harper Lee. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 13, 2009

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A poem I conceived after reading the novel Regeneration, and discovering the anti-war poetry of Siegfried Sassoon, combined with the gritty working class realist writings of Tony Harrison which I have also been delving into. In short; an angry little wounded soldier of a poem shouting and screeching in free-form… Read More

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